Liturgy

Good Question

"Why are men so noisy during the liturgy while Christ's prayer was silent?" ~Cardinal Robert Sarah, The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise...

“In Good Hands”

Benedict XVI recently wrote a foreword to Cardinal Robert Sarah's latest book, The Power of Silence. It will appear in the next edition of the book, which was j...

The Morlino Effect

In all things liturgical, Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison is a student of Benedict XVI and kindred spirit of Cardinal Robert Sarah. All three recognize the pos...

Mass

Today, the feast of Saint Patrick, Mass in the extraordinary form was offered at Saint Patrick's, located on Milwaukee's South Side. It's always special to cele...

The Welcome Factor

"The liturgy derives its greatness from what it is, not from what we do with it."~ Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (Collected Works Theology of the Liturgy, Joseph Ra...

Going Home

I think we can all relate to the feeling of leaving home for the first time. You miss the smell of your Mom's cooking, the noises of the house and those subtlet...

Linens and Liturgy

There's nothing random about the items used at liturgy. Symbolism is embedded in everything. These symbols are significant because they focus the mind on transc...