church, priest, ordination

The Altar of Sacrifice

Catholics rarely say that they are going to church. Typically they say that they are going to Mass. They do go to church because that

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The Desire to Worship Well

My husband and I were in the Nashville area recently, closing on our new home. We attended Mass at a church where we have previously

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I Have Been to Heaven

  I have been to Heaven because I have been to a Divine Liturgy. In order to explain what a Divine Liturgy is, we must

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praise, heart, joyful, prayer

Take My Heart Away

In 1992, my husband and I told my parents we were expecting an addition to the family. They responded with excitement. Mom expressed how happy

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sacrifice, mass, wine, eucharist, chalice

The Work of the Sacristan

They are not always very obvious but they are not invisible either. Such is the liturgical role of the Sacristan within a parish. Many parishes

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