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3 Cool Things That Are Connected to the Body in Worship

If there’s something I sometimes complain about in Catholicism, it’s that compared to other religions Catholicism/Christianity seems to be less obvious in its practice. Other religions, such as Islam or Judaism, just seem so much more obvious. 1,758 more words


A Brief Reflection on the Sign of the Cross

I haven’t put anything up here in a while.  Mainly because I’ve been distracted by other pursuits, plus I’m simply not good at time management.  And in fact, today is no exception.   627 more words



Since the earliest centuries of Christianity, the holy Catholic Church has been persecuted because of her beliefs and practices which seemed to be so difficult to understand especially by those who strongly opposed them. 4,778 more words

Divinity Of Jesus Christ

The Sign of the Cross

I was sitting in the second tier of seats, several rows back, near an EXIT door in a smallish auditorium room. It was the last day of… 786 more words


Finding the Cross in Everyday Things

To get ready for Holy Week, our Middle Schoolers spent a lot of time in prayer last week. But in our sessions, our prayers are often a little bit…well, different. 236 more words

Middle School Catechesis

Mass In Part: Process Unto the Altar of the Lord

The first movement of the Mass is the Entrance Procession. Not every procession is equal: some come from a sacristy behind the Altar and simply take a short route to the front of the Altar; others come from the back of the nave with a lot of fanfare and people in two (and there are plenty of possibilities in between). 703 more words


It's Friday: Seal of the Faithful

Let us not then be ashamed to confess the Crucified. Be the Cross our seal made with boldness by our fingers on our brow, and on everything; over the bread we eat, and the cups we drink; in our comings in, and goings out; before our sleep, when we lie down and when we rise up; when we are in the way, and when we are still. 102 more words

The Cross