Prayer
Editor

Kneeling at My First Mass

By guest writer Tasman Westbury. In the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those that are in heaven, on earth, and under the

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Amsterdam
Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Order

Most of the liturgical year is comprised of “Ordinary Time”, when the Gospels follow the earthly ministry of Christ. This does not mean that the

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Family
Thomas Clements

The Importance of Childhood

A very wise teacher once told me that “good things are hard.” While rich with fulfillment and abounding with joy, parenting is definitely something that

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Life
Emma King

Feasting on Advent

In his stunning work, the Spirit of the Liturgy, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI states that worship requires that God “give back” and reveal Himself to

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Columnists
Sean Connolly

The Relevance of Worship

This coming Sunday is the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, and it was with a quote from the Secret Prayer of this Mass that the Fathers

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Columnists
Cristina Montes

When Attending Mass is Tedious

Even the most devout Catholics have to drag themselves to mass on some days. What should we do when attending mass seems more like a

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Charismatics in Context

“Certain signs point to a weakening in the sense of mystery in those very liturgical celebrations that should be fostering that sense. It is, therefore,

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Simon Says & Christ’s Supper

“Eh, Bart, I’m glad you had fun, but I wouldn’t get too into that Catholic Church. With all the sitting and standing and kneeling, it’s

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Columnists
Matthew Olson

8 Great Christian Songs

Here are 8 great Christian songs. (The links lead to the corresponding audio via YouTube.) 1. Hail, Holy Queen. This is, by far, my favorite

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Why I Love Incense

I love incense. In fact, I love it a lot, and I think it should be used in far more parishes far more frequently. The

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Books
Nic Davidson

Theology on the Teacups

“Forget about man-made religion, man!  Do you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?” It is likely that we’ve all been on at least one

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