How is a well-meaning Catholic to keep from daydreaming or nodding off if the priest isn't dazzling?
We must teach the next generation how to tend this sacred fire...
Matthew Weber of CatholicTV finds that life (neon sneakers and all) imitates art, even of the 16th-century variety.
It is an encounter with the real flesh and blood person of Christ Jesus, and it's also a dialogue, a prayer and a play.
It is an ancient tradition with deep symbolism.
When was the last time you heard of worship as a matter of justice?
It took a sci-fi writer, Philip K. Dick, to perfectly summarize where we are when we are within the Mass.
These particular words express a plea for the full richness of God's mercy within our vulnerability.
Sometimes certain prayers are exchanged silently, or in low tones, between the priest and God.
Our faith is the broken half that points us to our need for Him.