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 cardinal sarah celebrates mass in the brompton oratory for the sacra liturgia conference in london july 6 2016 credit lawrence op via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Cardinals Müller, Sarah urge unity, charity in liturgical matters

Cardinals Gerhard Müller and Robert Sarah encouraged unity over partisanship at a conference held in Rome Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of...

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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 cardinal robert sarah Despite wing clipping, Cardinal Sarah defends liturgical tradition

From a certain point of view, Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea just had his wings clipped. Pope Francis on Sept. 9 took away a considerable share of...

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Thumbnail pope francis with participants in the 68th national liturgical week in the vaticans paul vi hall aug 24 2017 credit losservatore romano cna For Pope Francis, 'the liturgical reform is irreversible'

On Thursday Pope Francis told a group of Italian liturgists that while the process of implementing the liturgical reform following Vatican II has...

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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 mass procession kevin theriault Liturgy: Simple suggestions to help improve parish Sunday liturgy: Gathering Rites

As we wind down to the end of this liturgical year — the final Sunday being Nov. 26, the feast of Christ the King — here is a checklist of some...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 614561168 Liturgy: Simple suggestions to help improve parish Sunday Mass – Liturgy of the Eucharist and Communion Rite

Here we continue with some simple suggestions to easily help improve parish liturgy, focusing this week on the Liturgy of the Eucharist and the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 549403474 Liturgy: The ministers of hospitality – Ushers, greeters and everyone

Every member of the assembly is a minister of hospitality. Those specifically designated to serve in this ministry regularly remind us of our own...

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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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Thumbnail img 6863rev Liturgy: The true Christian spirit – Full, conscious, active internal preparation and participation

“Mother Church earnestly desires that all the faithful should be led to that full, conscious and active participation in liturgical celebrations...

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Thumbnail mass blessing wyd pilgrims la Liturgy: The work of the people

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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