Category Archives: liturgy

Do You Trust God?

A man fell over a cliff and, as he tumbled down, managed to grab on to a bush growing from the side of the rock. Terrified, he hung in space, his life flashing before him. In desperation, he shouted toward … Continue reading

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Resources For New Mass Translation

As mentioned on today’s radio program, here are some resources that will help you to better understand the changes taking place at Mass beginning on November 27, 2011 in the Unites States: Welcoming The Roman Missal by the United States … Continue reading

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Upcoming Mass Changes…Are You Ready?

While the actual Mass is not changing, beginning on Sunday, November 27th,?what we say and hear at Mass (in the United States) will sound a bit different.? In order to help you prepare, I’ll be devoting 3 of? my Following … Continue reading

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Confused About The Mass? Have I Got A Book For You!

One of the most common problems among Catholics is a lack of understanding?of the Mass.? A large number of Catholics believe that we go to Mass because “it’s what Catholics do” or for fellowship and preaching.? Without the proper background, … Continue reading

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Why Mass Is Boring

“Mass is Boring!” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that familiar phrase.? Sadly, I have to admit that I’ve even used it myself.? As a Catholic apologist, I obviously need to have a response for this complaint … Continue reading

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What’s The Best Way To Handle Liturgical Abuse?

For the record, I don’t like holding hands during the Our Father, participating in a “love fest” during the sign of peace, and talking in Church before/after Mass.? I don’t appreciate it?when there are more extraordinary ministers than parishioners or … Continue reading

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Hand Holding During The Our Father?

I am often frustrated with some of the things that I see taking place during the Mass.?? Rather than blame people for intentionally trying to sabotage the Mass, I honestly believe that these practices arise out of a genuine desire … Continue reading

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