Our goal at Parish Catalyst is to provide a platform of support for talented pastors who are already making inroads into new church structures—pastors releasing the latent energy found in the baptismal call of the laity, and redefining the place of the parish in the local community.Read more
The Liturgical Movement worked so hard to make the liturgy’s prayers and scripture readings accessible to everyone. Because of that, it is important that we make sure they truly are accessible to all.Read more
“…There are good reasons for Catholics to sing hymns—and Protestant hymns, at that. Even as they strive for excellence in Gregorian chant and other areas of musical renewal, Catholics would do well to remember what good hymns can do and why excellence in hymn-singing should be part of the Catholic liturgical renewal.”Read more
by George Weigel at First Things.
“Catholics once had an intuitive understanding of sacred space: To enter a church, especially in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, was to enter a different kind of environment, one of the hallmarks of which was a reverent silence.”
By George Weigel in First Things.Read more
Here is Matthew J. Milliner at First Things on “The Neglected Fireplace: Protestantism and the Arts.”Read more
We’re all called to be saints, right? If you wish to be canonized, perhaps you should plan to die in Italy and early in a pope’s reign.Read more