Let Us Together, Attempt To Transcend the Ordinary in Our Liturgies, So That The Poem May Come Alive!

“In courtship rituals, a gentleman might give flowers to his beloved as a token of his love; in church, Catholics genuflect or bow before the tabernacle as a sign of their faith. These gestures are completely unnecesary (some would call them artificial) but, like poetry, they are attempts to transcend the ordinary. The male suitorContinue reading “Let Us Together, Attempt To Transcend the Ordinary in Our Liturgies, So That The Poem May Come Alive!”

Our Lady of Sorrows

Today, in the liturgical year, we as a church celebrate the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Since Sunday’s have the ranking of a Solemnity, we do not celebrate the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. Just, because we don’t celebrate it within the liturgy today, doesn’t mean that we should forget it though. There areContinue reading “Our Lady of Sorrows”

Welcome to the world of Catholic blogging Aaron Hess!

Welcome to the world of Catholic blogging Aaron Hess! As is my custom, whenever I hear that a friend has a blog or website, I make a post about it and share it, so that they can gain followers. This time, it falls on my classmate Aaron Hess. Aaron is a first-year college seminarian fromContinue reading “Welcome to the world of Catholic blogging Aaron Hess!”

The Chair of St Peter

Let us pray for our Holy Father Benedict XVI, in his final days as the reigning Roman Pontiff. Especially on tomorrow’s feast of the Chair of St. Peter. History and hymns from the celebration at Bruté follow: Here is some history for the Feast today: The Feast of the Chair of St. Peter celebrates theContinue reading “The Chair of St Peter”