Driving Out the Unclean Spirits in Our Midst
“The faith of many was quite infantile, I would say.” —Paul Inwood, talking about preconciliar Catholics
Hymn for the World Meeting of Families 2015
Is it appropriate for a pope to let kids dance around him in such a crazy fashion?
Tell People What They Need to Hear
The catastrophic scandals in our Church, especially those perpetrated by members of the hierarchy, are an opportunity for us to place all of our trust in God.
Does This Mean That Cohabitation Is Okay Now?
That Tablet article could best be described as ill-informed gossip from an unqualified author with too much time on his hands…
Following the rubrics or enacting the GIRM is not the ends. It is a means towards which we find immediacy with God in prayer and therefore healing for humanity.
When I speak with Pope Francis, will I ask him to care about sacred music? No. Abuses of the liturgy? No, I will ask him about the root of these problems.
Unmasking the Media’s Mythical Divide Between Popes
Yes, the house is on fire. Yes, liturgy is important. Seriously? Yes.
Does Using Eucharistic Prayer II Really “Save Time”?
These images come to us from Msgr. Guido Marini’s Facebook page, which has more than 100,000 followers.
What? You never heard of the “horse barn” mentality?
In my humble opinion, Pope Francis is spot on.
Many saintly authors recommend a “particular and general examination of conscience,” but seldom explain what is meant by this, apparently because it used to be extremely well known.
The Pope Emeritus “prays, reads, listens to music, dedicates himself to his correspondence, which is a lot, and receives visitors. Every day we walk together in the woods behind the monastery, reciting the rosary.” — Archbishop Ganswein (10/22/13)
I’ve encountered priests who believe their job during the sermon is to talk like Rush Limbaugh, Chris Matthews, or Bill O’Reilly.
Human beings are “geared” toward annual events. Our minds, emotions, and memories simply aren’t programmed to work in 3-year cycles.