Those of you in the trenches, priests and lay ministers involved in RCIA, does this ring true to your experience? Are our three big drawing cards confession, pope, and BVM??
Archive for category Saints / Mary
Today’s feast of the Birth of the Virgin Mary probably passes most of us by. September 8 simply is not a date that evokes our deepest devotion any more, although it is one of the oldest Marian feasts in the liturgical calendar. The feast’s origins date back at least to the fifth century when a [...]
On the feast of St. Romuald, I found myself comparing translations of the collect for the day.
Pope Benedict has the potential to be a trailblazer for a modern theology that he never cared for during his time as prefect of the doctrinal congregation in the previous pontificate.
The Hail Mary should not be part of the General Intercessions at Sunday Mass, Bishop Kieran Conry of Arundel and Brighton has told his clergy.
Mary, mother of Jesus, inspired at Pentecost, pray for us.
…is now on the calendar of the universal church
Forget the shamrocks and snakes. Read the Confessio of St. Patrick this weekend.
I had Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr, on my mind this morning.
While celebrating Mass yesterday for the memorial of St. Ambrose, I was struck by the new English translation of the collect.