Liturgy

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...

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...

Advent and Ad Orientem

The Catholic Herald is reporting that Cardinal Robert Sarah, the pope's point man on liturgy and Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, has asked pries...

Recapturing Romanitas

Writing for the U.K.'s Catholic Herald, Father Alexander Lucie-Smith unpacks an important (yet widely overlooked) concept known as romanitas. He starts with a r...