In light of Pope Francis celebrating Eucharistic Adoration on the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, and calling for a world-wide participation in the event, is it appropriate to have Eucharist Adoration on a Sunday?
Archive for category Devotions and Sacramentals
Classical Christian mysticism and spirituality such as lectio divina is very attractive to young evangelicals, says Rachel Held Evans.
I invite you to join me in entering and living, in prayer, this rich tradition in these days before Pentecost.
Universities often observe Christmas and Our Lady of Guadalupe early. Is there any better way to handle this conflict of calendars?
What are your favorite table graces?
I love the current form of Mass, and am generally thankful that it was reformed in the way that it was. But, oddly enough, I also love the unreformed ritual of Benediction and am generally glad that it was left alone by the reformers.
From Quantum Theology: “Making sacred our everyday objects — cars, candles, or computers — draws us more deeply into the preeminent sacrament of Christ’s Body and Blood.”
Does this rite assume that all births will be to healthy children? Does the birth of a child that is not healthy signify some flaw in our “rebirth one day”?
Editor’s picks of stuff online that was memorable—even outstanding—this Lent.
With the Feast of the Annunciation approaching – although it will be overshadowed by March 25th also being the fifth Sunday of Lent this year – I am thinking more purposefully about a centuries-old devotional practice I (re-)committed myself to some months ago, namely the praying of the Angelus at noontime.