Here is an 8 minute video on the changes in the Roman Missal and the Mass beginning on the first day of Advent, November 27th. It was done by a brother(15) and sister (13) and is very basic. It is well worth the time for you and your family to watch.
The Significance of the Ascension The ascension is the climax of the story of Jesus and the key to understanding the church. The ascension effectively connects the story of Jesus with the story of the church. The early church recognized the significance of the ascension. It is found in every [...]
Please watch this video of the Most Rev. Athanasius on Communion in the Hand. He explains eloquently why Eucharist in the mouth is the most reverent way to receive our Lord. Most Rev. Athanasius Schneider on Communion in the Hand Video (Click [...]
For much of history, the Catholic Church banned cremation as a choice for dead Catholics, but in 1963 the Vatican lifted the ban. Cremation is now an acceptable practice for Catholics, but only if done for the right reasons. The usual accepted reason is financial hardship there may be other [...]
Many of the texts of the Mass in both the Roman and Byzantine Rites are set to music, which is preferred to as Gregorian chant in the Western Church. The chants contained in each mass can be separated into distinct groups initially: those that are constant for each and every Mass, or the [...]