The second in a series of meditations, both ever ancient and ever new, by Fr. Matthew MacDonald.
The first in a series of meditations, both ever ancient and ever new, by Fr. Matthew MacDonald.
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?
David Torkington explains that true renewal of the liturgy is dependent on a renewal of authentic Christian love, growing out of deep prayer.
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.
David Torkington continues his mini-course on prayer with a reflection on our prayerful participation in the Holy Mass.