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June 16, 2017

A couple weeks ago, we celebrated Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit rested above the heads of the disciples of Jesus like tongues of fire. I’m sure most of us have heard this story, no matter what church we were raised in. This story seems to transcend religious bias. But really, what does this have to do with us, and why is this biblical moment so significant? After all, isn’t the whole bible significant? Of course it is, but this one… well it seems to carry a special kind of weight. Heck, it even has its own feast day!

I received a que...

May 25, 2017

All The Small Things

The other day I received a question from somebody with regard to holding hands during the Lord's Prayer at Mass, and using the Orans posture in lieu of that. Both practices are incredibly common in the Novus Ordo Mass, but what's really the correct way to pray during the Mass?

When discussing this topic, somebody inevitably insists that God will probably not send us to hell for holding hands during the Lord's Prayer, and that following the "mundane" rules isn't a matter of faith and morals, therefore they are flexi...

April 28, 2017

Over the past week, while visiting my wife’s family up in the Pacific Northwest, I had attended Mass a couple of times. First, for Easter Sunday, which was of course packed with people, and then the following Sunday for the Second week of Easter. The contrast in attendance was staggering and yet somehow not all that surprising. On Easter Sunday, there was practically not even standing room available. Not a soul was going to miss out on Easter Sunday. And yet, for some strange reason, that same love for the Mass (or for God) didn’t see...

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