by Michael Podrebarac Most of us are aware by now that, in a little over a year — Nov. 27, 2011, to be exact — the words we use to pray the Mass are going…
Well, the date of ordination for the first class of permanent deacons for the archdiocese has been set.
The sacraments are, in their essence, Jesus simply doing for us today what he did for those with whom he lived while he was in the flesh.
“The whole assembly is actively involved in the music of the liturgy. Some members of the community, however, are recognized for the special gifts they exhibit in leading the musical praise and thanksgiving of Christian…
"Remember those who take part in this offering, those here present and all your people, and all who seek you with a sincere heart.”
Believe it or not, folks, it actually looks like a new English translation of the Mass is drawing close. It’s really going to happen after all!
There was a time when people were so afraid of going to Communion when at Mass that they, well, just didn’t.
"The Mass is at the same time, and inseparably, the sacrificial memorial in which the sacrifice of the cross is perpetuated and the sacred banquet of communion with the Lord’s body and blood.
Tucked this week between Monday’s feast of Mary’s Immaculate Conception and today’s feast of her appearance to the indigenous people of Mexico, was Tuesday’s commemoration of her co-worker in the miracles of Tepeyac Hill, St.…
In their deliberations on the sacred liturgy, the Fathers of the Second Vatican Council desired that the faithful participate fully in the rites of the Mass.