Pope Francis on Sacred Music

Liturgical and sacred music can be a powerful instrument of evangelization, because it gives people a glimpse of the beauty of heaven, Pope Francis said recently at an international meeting… Read More

The Real Presence of Jesus

On the night before he suffered and died, Jesus shared one last meal with his disciples. We remember this meal every time we attend Mass. We remember that, during this… Read More

The Reader At Mass

Have you ever attended Mass and wondered to yourself if the person reading the Scriptures has ever even seen the words before? This article, by the USCCB, offers reflections on… Read More

On Serving at the Altar

Being an altar server is an act of prayer, according to Pope Francis. Read more about his comments at the article below. Also included is a reflection on his own… Read More

Why the Tabernacle?

Should I genuflect in front of the tabernacle? Should I bow? Why do we have a tabernacle anyway? These articles, from Our Sunday Visitor and Catholic Culture, offer some history… Read More

You Are Needed

By not participating in Sunday Eucharist, we “deprive the body of Christ of one of its members.” This article, by the Liturgy Training Publications, reminds us that everyone has a… Read More

How Liturgy Unites

The Sacred Liturgy, by its very nature, united a community in solidarity first and foremost to give praise and thanks to the source of our collective being. In a recent… Read More

Ministers of Holy Communion at Mass

From the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, comes a discussion on the function of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and the liturgical norms regarding Eucharistic Ministers… Read More

Catholic Teaching On The Eucharist & The Mass

“The miracle of God’s physical presence to us at every Mass is the truest testament to Christ’s love for us and His desire for each of us to have a… Read More

Catechesis On The Eucharist

As ministers serving in the Catholic Church, the Eucharist is a central part of our worship. The Vatican provides a concise resource in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. This… Read More

More Than Just The Right Notes

The Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy brought about the concept of the music performed during Mass is more intentional and integrated in ways that suit both the… Read More