“Of course, astute readers will see that this is just a sneaky way of making positive points.” – John O’Malley, SJ
Archive for January, 2013
You don’t have to be mad to translate, but it probably helps.
Representatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Christian Reformed Church in North America, Reformed Church in America and United Church of Christ will sign the document.
Time passes, and today ecclesiastical clothes are less intelligible and point less clearly to something beyond their colors and gilt.
What is your liturgical experience of hymns and antiphons?
Readers may wish to reflect on how these non-ordained liturgical ministries have developed and been exercised over the past fifty years. They may also wish to discuss what kinds of formation are available for these non-ordained ministries and how effective they have been in inculcating liturgical piety and imparting practical knowledge of the rites.
Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith offer eight tips for celebrants that he believes will improve Mass.
The frenetic pace of today’s hectic world can make it difficult to keep up with even the most important things. Thankfully, the same mobile device that can help you streamline work meetings, arrange outings with friends and coordinate playdates for your kids can also help you to make sure that your spiritual needs aren’t neglected.
For the Eucharistic liturgy to manifest its hierarchic and communal character, its optimal form would involve a bishop presiding, surrounded by a college of presbyters and a college of deacons, and an assembly of the faithful.