Hearing God in the liturgy

Hearing God in the liturgy

The Pope’s Jan. 27th Angelus address reminds us why Sunday rest, and the liturgy celebrated thereon, is so important: “Before we can speak of God and with God, we need to listen, and the liturgy of the Church is the ‘school’ of this listening to the...
The Liturgy and Us

The Liturgy and Us

Call me late to the party, but I came across the Pope’s Wednesday General Audience on October 3rd, and was struck by a few things: [W]hat place in my relationship with God does liturgical prayer, especially Holy Mass occupy, as participation in the common prayer...
Another Bible Translation?

Another Bible Translation?

As a catechist, I often feel pulled in different directions when it comes to the Scriptures. My own favorite translation for everyday use is the Revised Standard Version Second Catholic Edition (hereafter, RSV-CE2), but there’s also the beautifully traditional...