“Reform of the Reform”

With the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, it is appropriate to consider anew his contributions to the Liturgy, the so-called “reform of the reform” in particular. In this video, Fr. Joseph Fessio of Ignatius Press gives an in-depth presentation on liturgical reform in the context of his relationship with Cardinal Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI.

“Angelus” Bells… ?

You may have noticed we started ringing the church bells in a particular way at noon and 6:00 pm. (Ok, we know they’re electronic—maybe someday!) What’s that all about? 

You may have heard Fr. Bierbaum mention last Sunday that we’ve begun to mark the traditional times of the Angelus. If you don’t know what that is, read the article linked below. Even if you DO know about the Angelus, still read the article—it’s worth a few minutes of your time. This Angelus is a great way to begin organizing your day around set times of prayer.