Should a priest thank parishioners for attending Mass?

Should a priest thank parishioners for attending Mass? We face the danger of distorting the meaning of the liturgy if we expect praise for ...

Appropriate funeral liturgies

Appropriate funeral liturgies They must address any of the tragic circumstances surrounding a death, but also convey ...

Dancing for Dad

Dancing for Dad The pain of losing a parent can be overwhelming, but God lets us know we are loved and ...

The work of angels

The work of angels These heavenly creatures keep a watchful eye over humans and accompany us to the ...

The Catholic funeral

The Catholic funeral It is an occasion not for the bereaved to dwell on the person’s earthly life but hope ...