Could aspects of Fijian cultural meals be incorporated into the church’s eucharistic tradition?Read more
Brief Book Review: Verbum ac Spiritus
McCarthy presents a grounded theology of liturgical presiding, as well as principles for planning and/or re-organizing liturgical space in contemporary churches.Read more
Does Easter Ask Too Much…?
“Therefore, overcome with paschal joy, every land, every people exults in your praise and even the heavenly Powers, with the angelic hosts, sing together theRead more
Is hand clapping appropriate for liturgy?Read more
First Blessing in the Ordination Mass?
Does it make sense that newly ordained priests give their first blessing at the end of the ordination liturgy?Read more
Many people are under the impression that the absolution by the priest actually absolves them from their sins.Read more
Recommended Viewing: “The Churchmen” (“Ainsi soient-ils”)
If I had my way, every seminarian and seminary formator in the USA, as well as every bishop, priest, deacon and pastoral minister, would watch this series.Read more
“With all due respect, my brother-priests, I do not see the need for saying ‘good morning’ and similar greetings…,” Tagle said.Read more
Wedding Officiating for “Nones”
What to do when your non-religiously-affiliated friends ask you to officiate at their wedding.Read more
“Flash Mob – Catholic style!”
The bride was in tears at the performance and commented afterwards “We had the best day ever and absolutely everybody said that the church was their favorite part of the day.”Read more