Four post-Vatican II priests discuss how they came to know and love celebrating Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
After Pope Paul VI introduced the Novus Ordo Mass in 1969,
the older form of the Roman ritesometimes known as the Tridentine Mass, the Old
Mass, the Traditional Latin Mass, and, more recently, the Extraordinary Formvirtually
disappeared from many dioceses. Its celebration was severely restricted,
if not banned outright, and became a source of controversy....
Sister Nancy Schreck’s keynote address to the LCWR 2014 annual assembly was equally confused and defiant.
“We have been so changed that we
are no longer at home in the culture and church in which we find ourselves.”
This quotation from the keynote
of Franciscan Sister Nancy Schreck to the August 12-15 ...
One of 20th-century music’s most industrious enfants-terribles understood, in his sacred works, Dr. Johnson’s advice: “time to be in earnest.”
On the morning of August 25, 1954, New York Times
readers found much of Page One devoted to the news that Brazil’s
president Getúlio Vargas who had dominated his nation’s politics for a
quarter of a century even when in short-term eclipse had killed
himself. The man so cryptic that historian Richard Bourne called him
“the Sphinx of the Pam...
do the classic movie It’s a Wonderful Life, Jesus Christ, and high
school football players with tears in their eyes have in common? Quite a bit,
says actor Jim Caviezel, whose new movie, When the Game Stands Tall,
opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, August 22.
plays Bob Ladouceur, the football ...
A culture seeking to protect the unborn from deliberate death should also accept the responsibility to protect innocent human life from all other harms.
“I call heaven and earth to witness against you today
that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Choose life so
that you and your descendants may live …” Deuteronomy 30:19
Why might some
environmentalists and pundits get so fired up over climate...