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“Are You Lonesome Tonight?” – Holy Saturday

In “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” – Holy Saturday Father Pat Griffin continues his series of reflections

Visual meditation materials for praying the liturgy

Ever try to imagine a scene from the gospel on Sunday? For those who are visually oriented and strongly believe that a picture is worth a thousand words here is a resource for visual meditation materials for praying the liturgy.

+ Father Jack McKenna, CM

With great sadness and loss I just learned that Fr. Jack McKenna, CM died peacefully last night in the Hospice unit of Calvary Hospital. May he rejoice in the arms of his God and those of his family and friends who welcomed him. He will be missed by his loved ones,...

Paul VI on Vatican II liturgy

The rejection of the Vatican II liturgy is a rejection of its ecclesiology and theology. In his newly published book True Reform: Liturgy and Ecclesiology in Sacrosanctum Concilium, Massimo Faggioli narrates Paul's response when his philosopher friend Jean Guitton...

Pentecost in two minutes – Busted Halo

Can't remember what or when Pentecost is? Well for starters, it's this Sunday, and if you want a little more info on this celebration of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the Church, take a look at Busted Halo's two minute video. (From BustedHalo.com)...

“That Strange Mass the Pope Doesn’t Like”

Perhaps this is an under-reported story in the English-speaking world... An Italian website writes..."With a letter written personally to Cardinal William J. Levada, Benedict XVI has ordered the congregation for the doctrine of the faith to examine whether the...

Deaf Catholics prepare for new missal

The NCR reports that in the U.S., English isn’t the only language into which the new Roman Missal will be translated. Across the country, deaf and hard-of-hearing Catholic communities and their interpreters are preparing for the November changes thanks to free online...

Young people are hungry for prayer…

Aidan Rooney points to this video as a practical introduction to the Liturgy of the Hours. It recaptures a 1600 year old tradition and  presents the necessity, urgency, and utility of praying the hours, with a demonstration of the Morning Prayer from Shane...

Vincentian Pentecost Reflections

As we celebrate the feast of Pentecost the Vincentian Encyclopedia offers Vincentian reflections for each of the years in the liturgical cycle. Pentecost Sunday, Year A Pentecost signals Vincentian mission. May they multiply, those who go. And may they also, like...

Lent – challenge to think differently

"Let us focus especially on our relationship with the poor" writes Fr. Gregory Gay in his Lenten letter. (Lent-2011-ENG) If "metanonia" literally means "change your way of thinking", then Lent is the perfect time for us to look at systemic change in our own lives and...

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