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The Marian Nature of the Extraordinary Form

Why the fascination in the Mass of Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite not only by the Catholic elite but by those of simple faith? What does the Mass in the Extraordinary Form tell me not only about how to pray the mass in general, no matter what Rite or language I attend it in, but how to live my faith in Jesus? 

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The Last Hours of Jesus: Gethsemane

Fr. Gorman has created a richly-textured, moment-by-moment account that brings to vivid life the powerful events that transpired between Jesus’ Agony in the Garden and His death on the Cross.

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What is Our Response to the Living Word of God?

What is our response to the Word of God? Are we attentive to it? Do we allow ourselves to be moved to praise, repentance, and gratitude? Do we put it on the proper platform in our lives, giving it a place of primacy in our prayer? Claire Dwyer reflects on today’s readings.

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The Purpose of the Offertory of the Mass

What’s the purpose of the Offertory? Dan Burke and Melissa Elson interview liturgy expert Christopher Carstens and discuss uniting our hearts to God’s heart during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

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