Pope to Visit Fatima
The Holy See Press Office has announced that on the occasion of the centenary of the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Cova da Iria, His Holiness Pope Francis will make a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima from 12 to 13 May 2017.
The Beating Heart of a Liturgical Life
At every Sunday Mass you can hear the heart of Christ, see the face of Christ, and experience the love…
The Power of the Knee in Catholic Liturgy
The spiritual and bodily meanings of proskynein [i.e., adoration on one’s knees] are really inseparable. The bodily gesture itself is the bearer of the spiritual meaning, which is precisely that of worship.
A Liturgical Year of Mercy – Three Priests from Around the World Recall Pope Francis’s Extraordinary Jubilee
“All the liturgy is a place where mercy is encountered and welcomed in order to be given; a place where the great mystery of reconciliation is made present, announced, celebrated, and communicated.”
– Pope Francis
Ever Ancient—Ever New: Implementing Musicam Sacram Today
On March 5th, 2017 the universal Church will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Musicam Sacram, the post-conciliar Instruction on Music in the Liturgy issued by the Holy See in the Spring of 1967.
The Rite Questions: What is “Intinction,” and is it Allowed?
Q: What is “intinction,” and is it allowed? A: “Intinction” is the practice of dipping the consecrated host into the Precious…
Letters to Editor
From Norway with Love May Christ’s Peace fill all hearts! We appreciate receiving Adoremus very much and are very grateful…
The Ambo: Launch Platform for the Word
The General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) makes a striking claim: “[W]hen the Sacred Scriptures are read in the…
Stand—Sit—Kneel—Repeat: Colin Kaepernick and Liturgical Posture
A recent drive to work one morning found me listening to sports radio. The topic was San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback…
Nebraska Priest Named USCCB Worship Secretariat Director
USCCB’s Office of Public Affairs Father Andrew V. Menke has been appointed executive director of the Secretariat of Divine Worship…