Take notice of that persistent voice

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. We’re quite used to hearing about “a voice … Read More

We need the holy rhythm of Advent

Why does the church persist in celebrating the season of Advent? What sense does it make when the first Christmas decorations made their way into stores on … Read More

Many shepherds at Sunday Mass

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Well, we made it through yet another liturgical … Read More

Present your very best at Mass

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Usually the columns in Living Rite deal with … Read More

Light reminds us of Jesus’ presence

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. When I was very young, my grandparents had … Read More

Precise, dignified and bearing tradition

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Recently I listened to an interview with Michael … Read More

Show gratitude through service

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. Good work. Has someone ever paid you that … Read More

Remember the Gift of Prayer

The Living Rite column explores what you will see, hear, taste, touch or smell while at church this weekend. There is a bit of irony in this … Read More

The one ‘who strengthens us’

The second reading speaks of living well in both humble times and rich circumstances. We can all relate to that: Who hasn’t had times in life when … Read More