Music and Instruments in the Liturgy

Providing music for Liturgical Services is a long-held tradition. During the twentieth century, musicians began to incorporate many different styles and instruments into the Mass. That is until the Second… Read More

First Rule For Readers: Remember That You’re Not A Public Speaker

According to author Russell E. Saltzman, “It is the readers’ job to read a passage into life so we may hear God’s story for us, first hand, for ourselves.” In… Read More

Word Pronunciation Guide for Readers

The Biblical Word Pronunciation Guide from Net Ministries is designed to help Readers learn how to pronounce words from Sacred Scripture. Visit Site

The Reader at Mass

From the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops comes an article titled “The Lector at Mass” This article discusses the purpose of the reader and mass, and… Read More

Embracing The Gift of Aging In The Church

“Thanks to the progress of medicine life-spans have increased: but society has not “expanded” to life! The number of elderly has multiplied, but our societies are not organized well enough… Read More

Ministering to Seniors

In his article, author Michelle Van Loon recognized that churches that provide a ministry to seniors citizens often focus on social activities instead of study and fellowship. Loon’s article ask… Read More

What Your Teenage Catholic Daughter Needs & Thinks

Are you the parent of a teenage daughter? This can help you with understanding their relationship with faith, peers, technology, and the afterlife. This is a valuable resource as it… Read More

The Hard Truth About Raising Catholic Teens

In an article posted on www.blossomingjoy.com, the author Melissa discusses the influences in children’s lives that can cause them to stray from their faith. These factors include: music, movies, TV,… Read More

Why Your Teen Needs You Just As Much As Your Toddler

In an article posted to aleteia.org author Blanca writes about the challenges of raising teens in the modern era. This article emphasizes how to care for and guide teenagers with… Read More

Guidelines For Children in Mass

Many Catholic parents have asked the question: Are there any guidelines from the Church regarding bringing children to Mass? While the Church has never set an official set of guidelines,… Read More

Taking Your Children To Mass: Why Bother?

Attending Mass is a central part to living a consecrated life, this extends to the entire family. Though attending Mass with young children can be a trial of wills and… Read More