The permission to receive Holy Communion in the hand is a dangerous aberration that must be rescinded if the Church is to achieve spiritual health again.
For the Year of Faith in which we recall the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, it behooves us to reflect on what the Council actually asked for, and why a return to Tradition will prove, in the long run, more faithful to the Council’s original inspiration and intentions.
Pope Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum has inaugurated the liturgical renewal the Council attempted.
The irony is that the internet has become a major tool for the success of this movement of restoration ― the restoration of a liturgical tradition that long predates the technology of the printing press, let alone any electric or electronic machinery.
The pro-life mentality echoes and imitates the good angels who chose eternal life by the power of sanctifying grace . . .
When we give Catholics more to take pride in and take possession of, we are surprised to find that they rise to the challenge and glory in the result.
There is a problem that continues to slow down the pace of genuine reform and renewal in the Church, and that is the predominance of conservatism.
Saint Hildegard of Bingen, pray for us!
A Bible passage that has always struck me very forcefully . . .
Peter has held posts with the International Theological Institute in Austria . . .
Let us not abandon the heart of the mind and the mind of the heart.