Every year there is debate about whether or not the organ may be used during Advent and Lent, and especially regarding its use during the Sacred Triduum.
Archive for March, 2015
Pope Francis’ call to follow Christ’s life of humility extends to us all.
Preaching on Palm Sunday poses some distinctive challenges regarding length, theme, and purpose.
Teresa is not only one of the most remarkable women of the Christian tradition but also one of its greatest theologians of prayer.
The tragic and glorious history of the Christian people lives on in the Eucharist, which will reach its completion only at the heavenly banquet.
A recent article at Huffington Post titled “What does Worship Look like from a Priest’s Point of View?” has a series of pictures taken from the perspective of the priest at Mass. I thought the article was interesting and it caused me to reflect on the priest’s experience at Mass.
The Passion narrative always receives careful consideration in our liturgy planning. We have found that the differences between the three synoptic gospels make it undesirable to use the same approach every year.
That the day may be truly sanctified, and that the hours themselves may be recited with spiritual advantage, it is best that each of them be prayed at a time which most closely corresponds with its true canonical time.
I drove home recently—and by home I mean my childhood home—from a meeting in Chicago. Having lived in northern Indiana for over 10 years (followed by two years suffering through the traffic of Northern Virginia), I’m both comfortable navigating “the Region” and not surprised by the dismal trails of traffic stretching under bridges, around construction […]