Eucharist

Human Suffering and Places In the Heart

2021-06-12T20:05:20+00:00June 12th, 2021|Eucharist, GOODNESS, VIDEO|

[This article follows from the email newsletter of June 13, 2021, “An Astonishing Eucharistic Scene in a Secular Movie”.] The 1984 movie, Places in the Heart is one of the most moving tales of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity in modern film. Sally Field fittingly won the Academy Award for Best [...]

The Sweetest Hymn for the Sweetest Gift

2021-06-06T02:57:41+00:00June 6th, 2021|Eucharist, GOODNESS, VIDEO|

If you page through a traditional Catholic hymnbook you will eventually come across the name of Frederick William Faber (1814-1863) in the composer credits at the bottom of a given hymn. That would be Father Frederick Faber, English Catholic priest, convert to Catholicism, and composer of hymns extraordinaires. Fr. Faber made some of the [...]

The Clothes Make the Man

2021-05-16T15:14:52+00:00May 16th, 2021|Church & Sacraments, Eucharist, GOODNESS, VIDEO|

A few years ago I had the privilege of standing in the sacristy of a Ukrainian church watching a priest friend of mine prepare for Mass. The wonderful liturgies of the Church’s eastern rites (the Byzantine, Maronite, Ukrainian and others) express a richness and complexity of worship that contrasts with the simplicity of the [...]

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