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Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Pope Benedict’s gesture to Anglicans seeking a way into the Catholic Church has raised hopes for Catholics and Anglicans who have long prayed...
Patrick Madrid
Just as we ask our friends on earth to pray for us, we should ask our friends in heaven also. The Bible doesn’t support a "me and Jesus"...
Anthony Esolen
Poetic language shakes us out of the everyday, so we see familiar things in new and surprising ways. In the same manner, vocal prayer should...
Fr. William Dillard
Since Vatican II gallons of ink have been spilled in the “liturgy wars.” Considering the disregard for the Council’s instructions on the Mass,...
Joanna Bogle
Do pomp and pageantry challenge would-be converts? A reverent Mass celebrated with full solemnity is never a bad thing: It may touch hearts in...
Anthony Esolen
Part One of our series on liturgical music looked at why contemporary Church music is unsingable. As it turns out, strained melodies are just...
Anthony Esolen
Many Catholics complain that the music at their local parish is deplorable.Are they just cranks with antiquarian and high-brow taste? No.There...