Excerpt from Varietates Legitimae:
On the Process of Inculturation Throughout the History of Salvation
By the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Editor’s note: Varietates Legitimae, the Instruction on “Inculturation…
Eucharistic Procession in Hollywood Highlights Plight of Homeless
Los Angeles, CA (CNA)—Hundreds of Catholics processed through Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in a special Eucharistic procession for the poor….
Liturgical Traditions: The Entrance Procession
The entrance procession at Mass is described in three locations in the General Instruction on the Roman Missal (GIRM): 120–123…
Ubi caritas gaudet, ibi est festivitas. “Where love rejoices, there is festivity.” –St. John Chrysostom Tuesday began the Solemn Feast…
The Holy Gift Exchange
Looking for the perfect present? It’s already here. I had hoped for a particular pair of size 11 cowboy boots…
You Are What You Eat…and What You Hear and Sing
Mothers have been telling children for years, “You are what you eat.” Eat healthy food and you will be a healthy person; eat junk food and you will feel like junk.
Ars Celebrandi, Part 5: The Book of the Gospels
The use of the Book of the Gospels features commonly in Sunday celebrations of the Eucharist in the United States. It is one thing to make use of the Book of the Gospels, but it is another to appreciate when and how it is to be used.
Enter His Courts with Songs of Praise: A Walk-through of the Revised Liturgy for a Church Dedication
A church building isn’t finished until the bishop says it is—and to understand why, Father Michael J. Flynn offers a walk-through of the newly-translated rite of dedication for a new church.
By Neither Word Nor Bread Alone: The Order of Logos and Ethos in the Liturgy
A Centenary of Romano Guardini’s Spirit of the Liturgy, Part VII “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word…
The New Old Liturgy: Celebrating the Received Tradition of the Roman Rite
Editor’s note: It was during the 40th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council that Pope Benedict XVI first spoke of…