Tag Archives: Redemptionis-Sacramentum

Suffer the Children

This is a follow-up to an article I’m fairly certain I blogged (but can’t seem to find). I usually attend masses performed by fathers of the Oratorian Community (of Saint Philip Neri). This particular oratory caters mostly to college students. When I go to a parish for mass, I’m appalled by the the misbehavior of […]

Engaged Encounter Part I: House of God?

From the 10th through the 12th, my fiance and I participated in the Diocese of Pittsburgh‘s Catholic Engaged Encounter. We weren’t able to take the night classes downtown, so the retreat was our only option for satisfying the diocese requirements. I’d heard a range of appraisals of the experience, from "Eh – nothing special" to […]

Proper Worship

I’ve anxiously awaited this document. Vatican Document Targets Abuses Against Eucharist Reiterates and Explains Key Norms for Worthy Celebration and Reception VATICAN CITY, APRIL 23, 2004 (Zenit.org).- A new Vatican instruction on the Eucharist takes pains to emphasize that the Blessed Sacrament “is too great for anyone to permit himself to treat it according to […]