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Living the Eucharist, for Advent and Christmas – UPDATED

Paulist Evangelization Ministries has come out with a new app for Living the Eucharist, a popular parish-based program that has expanded to include offerings for Advent/Christmas.

“Beeswax for the Ages”

Demand has been so consistent that Cathedral Candle opened a new office last year in Syracuse.

Viewpoint: Bishop Robert Barron a Great Gift to the Church

Barron has lamented what he calls the “beige Catholicism” that developed after Vatican II (not because of Vatican II!). By this he meant a watered-down understanding of Catholicism that lacked conviction and was minimalistic in content and tone. “Beige Catholicism” sadly led to a colorless style of catechesis and liturgical practice.

Summer Visits to Famed Sanctuaries — Virtually

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 […]

Non Solum: Electronic Giving and the Collection

What has been your experience of electronic giving? How does it affect the liturgy, specifically the collection?

At the movies

I am wondering if readers have examples to offer of liturgies depicted in movies or in fictional / dramatic television productions.

Assembly a little sleepy mid-Easter Vigil? No problem.

So we all know how, by the middle of the Easter Vigil, our attention can begin to wane and our eyes to grow heavy. Here is one way to wake everyone up and bring in Easter with a bang.

Of Virtual Candles and Real Prayers

On a recent visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, I discovered that the Cathedral not only had the traditional candle stands in the sanctuary but also invited visitors to “light a virtual candle.” The digital display with this invitation, at one of the main doors into the Cathedral, offered a QR code […]

New “Click to Pray” App available today, from the Vatican

A new version of the “Click to Pray” App was launched at the Vatican today, coinciding with the “24 Hours for the Lord” initiative (dedicated to opening churches for confession and eucharistic adoration for a whole day).  The app, an initiative of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, invites users to become part of a mobile […]

Liturgy and Internet

The “internet church St. Boniface,” an online church, is maintained by pastoral staff from the German dioceses of Hildesheim and Osnabrück as well as by several religious orders.