Liturgy

Thumbnail post2 A Super Bowl of Service?

Super Bowl 2014 is long gone but it left me with an idea.I should make clear: I am not a sports enthusiast, but I live in a family that is...

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Thumbnail usccb 2012 fall general assembly credit michelle bauman cna 2 cna us catholic news 11 12 12 Celiac disease, health care, exorcism book on agenda for bishops' meeting

The reception of Communion by those with Celiac Disease, avoiding cooperation with evil in health care partnerships, and a possible English...

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Thumbnail bishop james d conley prays with brother bishops at his installation as the ninth bishop of lincoln ne credit seth demoor cna cna us catholic news 11 20 12 Confront secularism with 'way of beauty,' Bishop Conley urges

Evangelization will be carried out by bringing beauty to Catholic culture and liturgy, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln told a group of scholars and...

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Thumbnail monsignor francis weber Homily assistance ‘Well chosen words’ for preachers scrambling to prepare

“A preacher,” says Msgr. Francis J. Weber, “has maybe a quarter of an hour a week to reach his audience at Mass with his homilies. But many of...

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Thumbnail the sistine chapel choir concert in westminster cathedral on may 6 2012 credit mazur catholicnewsorguk cna 9 29 15 Is this the solution to Catholics' 'desperate' musical situation?

Rome, Italy, Mar 10, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of musicians and pastors from around the world have signed a document urging...

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Thumbnail priest celebrating mass credit thoom shutterstock cna L.A. gathering puts Catholic liturgy at the heart of the new evangelization

Los Angeles, Calif., Sep 8, 2016 / 04:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics can learn a lot about evangelization from the liturgy, say organizers of an...

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Thumbnail scl board member fr uwe michael lang london oratory gives a homily at fridays mass in the extraordinary form credit jennifer donelson cna 10 7 14 Link between Solomon's Temple, Catholic churches explored

A conference held last week in Colorado Springs by The Society for Catholic Liturgy brought together experts from multiple disciplines to discuss...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 393873184 Liturgy: Ask what you can do for your liturgy

In our complicated and stress-filled world, most of the time we come to Mass just wanting a little bit of peace and quiet so we can listen to God....

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Thumbnail shutterstock 188446565 Liturgy: Lectors as servant-leaders - To think and live in the presence of love

Father Henri Nouwen, reflecting on prayer in his book “Clowning in Rome,” offered this insight: “To pray unceasingly means to think and live in the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 114856072 Liturgy: The ritual dimension of song – God is present whenever we sing God’s praise

Most of us would agree that music enhances everything we do in life. It lifts our celebrations, carries our sorrows, energizes our weariness, gives...

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Remember who you are: Although that may seem like a simple statement on the surface, it really is an unending exploration into...

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Thumbnail praying credit champion studio via wwwshutterstockcom cnajpg Mass in sign language? Over 20 Spanish priests celebrate it every week

In the Catholic Church, the spoken language is central to the liturgy: we recite the Nicene Creed as one, we praise the Lord with the Gloria that...

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Thumbnail post3 Pope: Word of God strengthens us in moments of temptation

The Word of God “opens the horizon” and saves Christians from the temptation that “closes us in,” Pope Francis said Feb. 18.“When we are tempted,...

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Thumbnail sequoia sierra Runway to holiness? Young entrepreneur finds vocation in liturgical design

Los Angeles is one of the fashion capitals of the world, where for many Catholics, the path to holiness can be found walking down the runway, or...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets one of the 34 metropolitan archbishops to receive the pallium on the feast of saints peter and paul in st peters basilica on june 29 2013 credit lauren cater cna Synod at heart of papal liturgies for month of October

The schedule of liturgical celebrations over which Pope Francis will preside in October is mainly booked with events surrounding the synod of...

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Thumbnail latin missal credit don calisto via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna The Catholic Church still cares about Latin

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Existing in some form since several hundred years before Christ, the Latin language seems...

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Thumbnail easter vigil mass la 1 The days of Holy Week

The Universal Church is preparing to enter more deeply into the Paschal Mystery of our Lord as Lent ends and Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday....

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Thumbnail shutterstock 201220169 The real presence

When I was a graduate student in Belgium, I was privileged one day to sit in on a conference given by Cardinal Godfried Danneels of Brussels. He...

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