“I used to be too snooty to appreciate an ‘ordinary’ Mass. Now lay ministers, altar girls, even an exuberant sign of peace – they don’t bother me in the least.”
Archive for March, 2016
When the newly translated Missal first came out, I thought these were an enrichment.
Mother Angelica, the feisty Franciscan nun who founded Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) and was a co-founder of Adoremus: The Society for the Renewal of the Sacred Liturgy, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016.
In addition to offering quite different scriptures to work with, these two liturgies draw very different sorts of assemblies, and so, at least ideally, call for different sorts of homilies.
The great English metaphysical poet John Donne, wrote one of his most famous poems, Upon the Annunciation and Passion Falling Upon One Day, 1609.
Hail, true Body, born of the Virgin Mary.
I awoke last night with memories from the carnage in Bruxelles still in my mind. I yearned for a prayer with which to respond to the images — something to banish the media frenzy I had tried to distance myself from during the day. I began to ponder what such a prayer would need to […]
“Pope Francis walked over to the sculpture, and it was just chilling because he touched the knee of the Jesus the Homeless sculpture, and closed his eyes and prayed.”
Thousands of people across the United States will be welcomed into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil.
The German bishops reportedly will not submit any translations to Rome for approval as long as Liturgiam authenticam is in effect.