Daily Archives: 7 January 2020

Finding Real Presence

A social media friend posted a link to Peter Steinfels’ Commonweal essay. My friend, who stands with one foot in liturgy and the other in catechesis suggests that more of the latter is needed to address the seemingly soft spot … Continue reading

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Pope Francis speaking to the Third International Meeting of Choirs this past Saturday: You are the musical animators of the whole congregation. Don’t take its place, depriving the people of God of the chance to sing with you and bear … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 252: A Love Story

Today we continue reading Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal thoughts on “Vocation.” Here we have more Jesuit-talk, that is, love: 252. “The life that Jesus gives us is a love story, a life history that wants to blend with ours and sink roots … Continue reading

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