I was pleasantly surprised to see the signing of the senses quoted at length in the pope’s catechesis on Baptism.Read more
The North American Academy of Liturgy, an ecumenical organization committed to liturgical renewal, is meeting in Vancouver, Canada this week. All day Thursday is openRead more
“Repentance, therefore, is nothing else than a return and approach to baptism.”Read more
We should therefore do justice to its significance and make baptism a true and complete sign…Read more
Baptism is terribly undignified. And that’s a good thing.Read more
All in attendance have a stake in the past, present, and future of God’s history with those to whom the church directs its sacramental ministry.Read more
This year’s Easter Vigil was a real logistical ordeal for presiders.Read more
Why do we anoint the hands of catechumens?Read more
That fact that such a quick fix approach
is rampant among preachers and bloggers.
Is evident to me in the number of them
who suggested preaching on the text “Amazing Grace”
with its “once I was lost, but now I’m found, was blind but now I see.”
Is it really that simple?
And if not,
what is the alternative to quick fix Sunday?
In the RCIA, there is an optional clothing of the newly baptized at the Easter Vigil with a (most often) white robe to symbolize their new baptismal purity.Read more