Vatican Inculturation Document Sets Limits on Liturgical Inculturation in the Amazon
The Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region has gained international attention for proposals made in the name of greater…
The Beer Option: A Generous Pour of Catholic Culture
Acknowledging the dangers of this and other more earthly instances of beery excess, R. Jared Staudt has written a sober book-length case for restoring to its proper Catholic context the frothy brew that made Milwaukee—and many a monastery—famous.
A Play on Words: The Intersection of Poetry and Liturgy in the Works of Les Murray
Looking at the well-versed genius of the late Australian poet Les Murray, Joseph O’Brien reads the life and works of this Catholic poet between the lines of the liturgy.
Remembering World War I
One hundred years ago this November, World War I ended, but not before millions of young men died in what many historians consider the first conflict to take full advantage of improvements in mechanized warfare.
¡Hola, Misal Romano!
The new Spanish-language translation of the Roman Missal is out—and here’s how it came about
The new Spanish-language translation of the Misal Romano will be a welcome book for pastors serving the more than 30 million Spanish speakers in the United States.
These Guys Want to Have a Few Words with You
“Most Entertaining Liturgical Podcast Evah!,” the Liturgical Institute’s “The Liturgy Guys” scores 17,000 weekly downloads. Joseph O’Brien eavesdrops on their spirited production.
Hola, Misal Romano!
The new Spanish-language translation of the Roman Missal is out—and here’s how it came about The millions of Spanish-speaking Catholics…
Understanding Exorcism: An Interview with Father Jeffrey Grob, Specialist in the Rite of Exorcism
An early December story in The Hollywood Reporter recounts the first time that actress Meryl Streep and legendary director Steven Spielberg met. “Most of the time,” Streep recalled in the December 5 story by Peter Galloway, she and Spielberg “talked about how his property was haunted and did I know anybody who did exorcisms? And of course, I did. I got him a priest.”
Daniel Mitsui’s Rescue Mission: How Religious Art Can Restore the Balance between Beauty and Sacred Tradition
Daniel Mitsui is an artist on the move—although for a while it felt like he was stuck between things, a situation less than ideal for a Catholic artist who depends on the permanent and eternal to make his living.
A Liturgical Year of Mercy – Three Priests from Around the World Recall Pope Francis’s Extraordinary Jubilee
“All the liturgy is a place where mercy is encountered and welcomed in order to be given; a place where the great mystery of reconciliation is made present, announced, celebrated, and communicated.”
– Pope Francis