The reasons are financialRead more
For me, J. B. Metz’s Faith in History and Society provided the key conceptualization for why the Christian religion struggles in late-modern North Atlantic societies, as well as how in this context to think afresh the relationship between liturgy and ethics, “mysticism and politics.”Read more
Nothing remarkable there; indeed, the sort of things that liturgists have talked about both informally and formally during the past 50 years.Read more
Thomas Reese over at the National Catholic Reporter recently published an article titled “A suggested agenda for the new prefect for Congregation for Divine Worship.”… Reese gives some suggested agenda items for the new prefect of the CDW.Read more
“Yes, he’s the bishop of Rome, yes, he’s got a special place in the church … but people need to wean themselves off looking to him constantly and assuming that everything he does we have to do, and everything he doesn’t do, we can’t do,” Adam DeVille told NCR.Read more
Pope St. Pius V, pray for us.Read more
“It will be interesting to see, in this age of instant communication, whether those bishops who have begun preaching with miter and crosier will dial it all back in imitation of Pope Francis,” someone or the other said.Read more
Time passes, and today ecclesiastical clothes are less intelligible and point less clearly to something beyond their colors and gilt.Read more
by Jack Rakosky
Why are people interested in nuns? Why are we “all nuns”?
by Jack Rakosky
African-American Catholics are more engaged in their parishes than are white Catholics.