“The Most Joyful and Blessed Ordinance of the Gospel”: Saint John Henry Newman on the Liturgy
One of the Church’s newest declared saints—St. John Henry Newman—had a lot of things to say about a lot of things—including the liturgy, says Father Michael Lang.
Dark Epiphanies and Brilliant Enthymemes: St. John and the Unknowing of Advent
“What has Jerusalem to do with Athens?” So asked the 2nd-century Church father Tertullian, rankling to think that the pagan…
The Logos Localized: The Heart of Authentic Inculturation
A bunch of Benedicts, writes Roland Millare—St. Benedict, Benedictine Father Virgil Michel, and Pope Benedict XVI—place liturgy at the heart of culture—any culture!
How to Be The Praise of Glory
Glorifying God is not just a liturgical act—it can also be a part of our very being, as Anthony Lilles shows is the case in the spirituality of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity.
Novus Cultus: Looking at the Liturgy with 2020 Vision
How can the Church accommodate its pastoral work to those in need of her care, while bringing legitimate aspects of Amazonian culture into the universal sphere of her influence, divinizing and sanctifying them?
Cremation: Frequently Asked Questions
What is the ideal order of funeral liturgies relative to cremation? “When the choice has been made to cremate…
What is a Mass offering properly called and why is the practice acceptable in the Catholic Church?
What has traditionally been called a Mass stipend is an offering, usually monetary, which the faithful give to a priest…
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…
Adoremus Conference Slated for March 14, 2020
Why is it essential to foster in oneself and one’s family and parishioners a vibrant spiritual life—especially in the liturgy—and…
Pope Francis Cites Contribution of Music to Liturgy
On September 28, the Pope met with the Scholae Cantorum of the Italian Santa Cecilia Association, and according to a…