Deepening communion requires effort and a willingness to hear the other. How do we know if we want to restore Communion when we can’t get past talking about the historical causes of division?
Archive for June, 2016
Re-Thinking the “Prayer for Days of Terrorist Attacks, Mass-Shootings, and other Human-Made Catastrophes,” after Istanbul
I have been wondering all day long whether to re-post the “Prayer for Days of Terrorist Attacks, Mass-Shootings, and other Human-Made Catastrophes” which I wrote after the attacks in Bruxelles, Belgium, earlier this year. Pray Tell re-posted this prayer in response to the Orlando massacre a couple of weeks ago. Now there is Istanbul. And there […]
I hope that the non-Orthodox who want to dialogue with us will push us on these issues: our job in dialogue is to hear you, just as you hear us with consistent graciousness.
A reader sent in photos of an altar renovation.
A report on two conventions and one summer degree program of potential interest to Pray Tell readers: the annual meetings of the College Theology Society and Catholic Theological Society of America, plus the summer degree programs in liturgy and preaching offered by the School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South.
“A priest may never celebrate the Mass alone.” – Theodulf, 9th century.
He is known especially for the Lamb of God of his Holy Cross Mass.
Once again, Pray Tell is broadcasting live at the national convention of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians
Now that summer is officially here, I wish to flag, for readers of this blog, the chance to visit some renowned sanctuaries – virtually. (If of course your summer travels happen to take you to Rome, France, and Germany this year, you might be able to see these sanctuaries and their treasures in brick-and-mortar, but […]
Here is the National Catholic Youth Choir singing Compline in Saint John’s Abbey church.