Celebrating the liturgy is hard work. But the good news is that it’s not work we have to do alone, as David Fagerberg says, because God’s doing the heavy lifting—if we only let him.
Jan Bentz, who translated Romano Guardini’s Liturgy and Liturgical Formation into English, explains in a review of the book how and why the human body is essential to the liturgy.
For seventh-century mystic, St. Maximus the Confessor, the Church is not only the house God built for the life of faith but also, says Adam Cooper, for the liturgy as it should be lived.
Fathers may know the answers to a lot of things, but according to Father Michael Rennier, if they get this question right, they’ll be responding to the whole purpose of their vocation as fathers.