The Liturgical Movement may have been started by men, but, as Kevin Magas demonstrates, women such as 19th-century Benedictine Sister Cecile Bruyère also played a vital role.
What’s Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s favorite scripture passage? Perhaps it’s Romans 12:1. Mariusz Biliniewicz explains how its message on sacrifice is a key to Ratzinger’s own.
Four hundred years ago, St. Francis de Sales wrote Introduction to the Devout Life, and, as Anne Koerner Simpson notes, it could just as well be called “Introduction to the Liturgical Life.”
There is great reason for rejoicing! Ascension’s new book Solemnities: Celebrating a Tapestry of Divine Beauty, explains Rick Dooly, introduces today’s Catholics to 17 grand observances of our family tradition.
The Mass is all that. English convert and Catholic apologist Ronald Knox in his book The Mass in Slow Motion, reviewed by Joseph Tuttle, takes us through the motions that make it so.