From “Evangelii Gaudium” Apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis (from Vatican web site) 213. Among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are unborn children, the most defenceless and innocent among us. Nowadays efforts … Continue reading
A little over a week ago my family was Down East in Lubec Maine where we attended Mass at the parish of St. Peter the Fisherman. The name is apt as commercial fishing is still an important part of the … Continue reading
This video which I found on Chant Cafe explains how young people are drawn to the richer expression of the more traditional forms of Mass:
In this video intended for Protestants, but worth watching by Catholics as well, Michael Voris talks about misconceptions of what the Catholic Church is: Check it out.
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom”. Back when I was in the Episcopal Church, we attended Mass one day at a little church on Cape Cod where the response for the psalm was this phrase. The … Continue reading
Saw this interesting quote from Bishop Egan of the Diocese of Portsmouth England, on the “New Liturgical Movement” blog: “When Mass is celebrated in Latin, it is a splendid reminder of the Catholicity or universality of the Church across space … Continue reading
On All Saints Day and yesterday at Mass we used this wonderful old hymn as our recessional. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_of_Our_Fathers_(hymn) The theme of the hymn is the faith of our fathers which enables them to endure persecution and martyrdom. It could be … Continue reading