Pews passed through generations

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. The image of the cedar tree in the first reading … Read More

Honor Jesus as Divine Mercy

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II … Read More

Rejoice and laugh a little on Easter

This year, Easter falls on April Fools’ Day for the first time in more than 60 years (1956). Easter is naturally a happy time. With April Fools’, … Read More

Jesus is present today and every day

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. A cute story makes its rounds this time … Read More

Why is the psalm important?

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. This week’s reading may be either from the … Read More

Challenged by three Gospel readings

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Every year on the First Sunday of Lent, … Read More

What do the cross images say to you?

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Years ago, I attended a workshop by Norbertine … Read More

Find ways to prepare for Mass

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Listening to the Gospel this Sunday, we could … Read More

Find your way to the refreshing waters

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. This week’s readings, especially the Old Testament and … Read More

The priest is in relationship with us

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. We do not celebrate Eucharist in a solitary … Read More