Father Douglas Martis
A Conversation with Stillness: The Ritual of Silence in the Mass
In the worship of God, silence is meant to be more invitation than interdiction, especially in the reformed liturgy of the Second Vatican Council. Silence in the liturgy is intended to give expression to the prayers of the people, albeit in the quiet of their hearts; its aim is not to make them passive.
The Liturgy and the Christian Language
Online Edition: March 2011, Vol. XVII, No. 1 The Liturgy and the Christian Language Sacred language, symbol, deeply rooted in…
Crossing the Threshold — to the Cross
Online Edition: October 2010 Vol. XVI, No. 7 Crossing the Threshold — to the Cross by Father Douglas Martis Father…