The gospel as a second language
A fast-growing number of people do not have a religious first language. And many churches don't seem eager to connect with them.
My Italian is rusty. When I go to church in Rome and try to follow along, I'm reminded of Woolf's "incessant shower of innumerable atoms."
Vital Worship for the 21st Century
Ruth Duck takes a balanced approach to liturgy. Her aim is not to champion a single style but to offer a foundation for reflection.
The new words of the Catholic mass
The new English
translation of the Roman Catholic Order of Mass, mandated by the Vatican
to be inaugurated this Advent, wounds not only many of my Catholic
friends but also me.
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