Vatican II’s Liturgical Reform

The Second Vatican Council sought to bring aggiornamento, an updating, to the Church.  The most visible sign of reform ushered in by the Second Vatican Council

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Divorce

Are You a Yada Yada Catholic?

The phrase Yada yada has been around for a long time, with varied origins proposed, but the phrase’s popularity was re-ignited by a 1997 episode

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prayers

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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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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I Remember, I Remember!

‘I remember, I remember the house where I was born, the little window where the sun came peeping in at dawn’. (Thomas Hood – 1826)

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