Liturgist Priest Romano Guardini’s Cause Opened
An inspiration to popes and a central figure in Catholic liturgical reform of the 20th century, Father Romano Guardini will…
Francis and Benedict Agree: Multis Means “Many”
On November 3, during a memorial Mass for the 14 cardinals and bishops who died last year, Pope Francis spoke…
USCCB Publishes Prayers from Exorcism Rite
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is publishing a volume of prayers drawn from the appendix of the first…
U.S. Bishops Approve Revised Translation of Baptism Rite for Children
The U.S. Bishops approved the use of a new translation of the baptism rite for children. The approval came on…
Mediator Dei—70 Years Later, Its Groundbreaking Legacy Lives on
Mediator Dei, the Church’s first encyclical devoted entirely to the liturgy, turns 70 years old this November. Father Rob Johansen reminds us why it was important then—and now.
Initiating a New Evangelization Model for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
The Incarnation Continues– The Son of God became a Son of Mary 2000 years ago. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, explains Augustine Institute’s Lucas Pollice, creates divine life in humans still today.
USCCB Updates Guidelines on Administration of Sacraments to Disabled Persons
The U.S. Bishops have issued a revised version of Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities….
In This Place for All Times: What the One Has to Do with the Many and Why Both Are Essential to Catholic Liturgy
Tug of War– The push and pull of Roman centralization versus local adaptation is nothing but a consequence of the One Christ come to redeem every person. Pope Francis adds his own weight to the struggle with the his recent letter on liturgical translations.
Q: Why is Monday, December 25, 2017 a Holy Day of Obligation, while a week later, Monday, January 1, 2018 not a Holy Day of Obligation?
A: First of all, it is helpful to understand which days are considered days of “obligation,” when the faithful attend…
Epiphany, Ascension moved back to original dates in England and Wales
LONDON, ENGLAND (CNA/EWTN News)—The Vatican has approved a decision from the Catholic bishops in England and Wales to move two…