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A time for everything…

January 7, 2021

When the Easter candle is blessed by Monsignor Makarewisc at our Easter Vigil Mass, he uses these words: Christ yesterday and today the Beginning and the Endthe Apha and the…

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Providing for Worship

June 26, 2020
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One feature of the Eucharist is its deceptive simplicity. In form, matter, and personnel, it seems that the Mass requires little. Liturgists have identified this aspect of the Roman Rite…

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Active Participation in the Eucharist

November 24, 2019

The transformation of the liturgy was in full motion over fifty years ago but by no means over. In 1968 when I made my first Holy Communion at St. Patrick…

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