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Mr. Bill Berry from San Diego wrote to complain about congregations burdened with stewardship talks during the homily at Mass. He ...
I’ve been evangelizing prisoners and writing about evangelization and apologetics for 22 years, beginning while still a catechumen (“Faith...
Thank you for the excellent article by Jeffrey Mirus, “Three Great Lessons of the Abuse Scandal” ( July-August 2010). Dr. Mirus writes with a...
The name of Russell Ford should be quite familiar to This Rock readers who remember his apologetics articles published in these pages in years...
Is it realistic to expect the people of God to become actively involved in the liturgy when the celebration is dull, even boring, because it...
It is way past time that someone other than Thomas Day pointed out that almost all of the "pop" liturgical music composed since 1960 (including...
I am a conservative Catholic who reads This Rock regularly. Most of the time I agree with what I read, but I strongly disagree with Michelle...
I am a new subscriber to This Rock, and I’ve found it to be very interesting reading. I would like to add a comment to Peggy Frye’s excellent...
In Anthony Clark’s article on Thomas Merton, I saw no quote from Merton’s works that troubles me as much as these words from Vatican II:Thus,...
While you normally do an excellent job in your Quick Questions section, I disagreed with your reply in March to the following query (page 43...