The Propers of Mass
I am working on a plan to integrate the propers into Masses at our chapel.
We are at a point where for the past couple of years we have frequently been without an accompanist of any sort. The choir has also shrunk down to the point where there may be only one person leading music on a given Sunday.Read More
Image and Likeness
My last article was about seeing people in the image and likeness of God.
This article will say more about that.Read More
Remembering Who We Are
It has occurred to me with unusual clarity, over the past month or so, that we really do not have a firm grasp of how to treat people with respect.Read More
Liturgical terminology: Vigil Mass
Saturday evening Masses are a common event on the landscape of the Roman Catholic Church and have been for several decades.Read More
Whom do you trust?
I have a chronic illness which is poorly understood and even after all these years is probably mis-diagnosed. When I first started dealing with pain I was unable to ignore, I of course went to the doctor. Being me, I also started to read up. Doc soon had me on antidepressants.Read More
Should I Veil?
I have been teaching RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) this year for the first time in a few years. It doesn’t take long for things to change, that’s for sure.Read More
For the past few months, I have been working on my family tree. In this I include my parents’ families as well as those of my husband.Read More
Advent Readings Compared Between Pre-Vatican II Lectionary and the New Roman Missal
I suppose it’s a seasonal thing…Read More
RCIA: What It Is. What It Does.
RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. It is the process by which the unbaptized adult may enter the Church.Read More
Rules, Structure and Predictability.
I am heading up the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults for our chapel parish again this year. It is not exactly like “falling off a log” as I’d hoped.Read More