Articles on Liturgy

““The celebration of Holy Mass has the same value as the Death of Jesus on the Cross.”  St. Thomas Aquinas.

Mass Has Ended Go in Peace

January 31st, 2019|

It's not always easy to understand and explain our Catholic faith, and the word “Mass” is one of the difficulties. Mass is the center of our worship, but what does the word “Mass” mean?

The Sign of Bread and Wine

January 22nd, 2019|

So often we attend Mass and take things for granted. Not paying attention, we miss the meaning and overlook the significance of the little things. The bread and wine are brought forward during the

Lift Up Your Hearts

January 3rd, 2019|

One of the most common stumbling blocks I encounter in Catholics’ ability to live their faith to the fullest is the inability to forgive. Not only do people carry grudges in their hearts, but

The Living Word

December 21st, 2018|

This series on the liturgy was first written for Catholic Digest. This article about the Liturgy of the Word reminds us of John's gospel..."the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us." Jesus’ sermon

Praising and Processing

November 25th, 2018|

We’re lined up at the back of church. The high school student who is thurifer holds the incense thurible billowing smoke. To his side a little boy holds the “boat” containing the incense. Behind

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