Come Along and Enter with a Liturgical Spirit into The Spirit of the Liturgy
Back in 2002, while still a professor at the University of Munich, Father Gerhard Müller asked the Church a provocative question: “Can mankind understand the spirit of the liturgy anymore?” This expression, “the spirit of the liturgy,” is not, of course, a nod to some pseudo-spirit of the Second Vatican Council, but to that substantial spirit spoken of by Romano Guardini in 1918 and, later, by Joseph Ratzinger in 2000.
The Sacred Depth of the Baptismal Font: The Place of Re-Creation
As the gateway to the Church, the Sacrament of Baptism calls for the baptismal font to be a vital element of church architecture—as Denis McNamara explains.
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.”
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USCCB Debates Baptism Translation
At their November 12-15, 2017 General Assembly in Baltimore, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to approve the…
The Prayer of the Liturgy: How the Spirit’s Sober Inebriation brings Joy to the Praying Soul
A Centenary of Guardini’s Spirit of the Liturgy, Part I Editor’s note: 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Romano Guardini’s…
The Many Strands of Sanctity Found in Mary, Undoer of Knots
Your servant, Lord, your servant am I, the son of your handmaid; you have loosened my bonds. A thanksgiving sacrifice…
Q: Communion for a Lutheran?
Vexed and Perplexed… Dear Editor, Our pastor in his homily last weekend made a statement that really startled me. He…
Q: What is the current status of the translation document Liturgiam Authenticam?
The answer to this question—if, indeed, there is a clear answer—requires some preliminary groundwork.
Poland’s Lawmakers Vote on Proposal to Keep Holy the Sabbath
WARSAW, POLAND (CNA/EWTN News)—Poland could gradually end Sunday shopping in the next three years, if lawmakers approve a bill under…