Sometimes we forget the many languages spoken at Pentecost and expect a common sacramental experience/formula in our pastoral approach to Confirmation. Nolde offers us an artistic corrective.
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I have this set of juice glasses in my house. I have been putting them away in the cabinet a few times a week for three years.
I have a 10 year old boy in my house, too…
Catholics were not participating in the Mass and generally had no idea what was going on…
Our engagement with revelation—from Genesis to the traditions of faith cultivated by the Christian churches—can never stop, rest, or cease, but only continue.
Perhaps most memorable moment with the Folk Choir: more than twenty years of singing on Mother’s Day at a maximum security prison in northern Indiana, and receiving a blessing from the offenders at the end of our concerts.
In an intriguing twist on ancient and ever new concerns over women’s appropriate attire in worship, recent years have witnessed a renewed interest in chapel veils, aka mantillas, in some Catholic circles. How to think about this renewed interest?
I vividly recall crouching uncomfortably on carpeted sanctuary steps, watching puppet shows during Mass. Lots and lots of puppet shows. “In fact,” I voiced, as I grew reflective, “almost the entirety of my First Communion catechesis was done through puppets.”
Where does the Baccalaureate Mass come from? What Mass texts and readings are used?
We were showered with generosity and hospitality, including indulgence in the fine local cuisine, not to mention the loving touch of homemade delicacies.