Mass and the Macaroni Necklace
A Father’s Day Reflection on the Eucharist
What does a golden ciborium full of hosts and glass cruets of wine and water have to do with a kindergarten art project? Plenty!
Bread of Life Discourse
Jesus said he was a vine, a gate, water and light—all metaphors. Now he identifies his body with bread. Is this yet another symbol?
I Crossed the Line at Mass
In my travels I’ve attended Masses where there is no protocol in place for Communion—it’s a free-for-all. All the members of the congregation simultaneously stand and exit from either end of the…
Placating entitlement or benevolent inclusion? Should those who can’t receive Communion come forward?
Do you take your purse when you go up for Communion? For some, it’s a life and death decision.
What happens when the sacramental form of Jesus’ Body or his Precious Blood falls to the floor?
Hoc Est Corpus
Ever since I was a kid, Halloween has been one of my favorite holidays. No, it had nothing to do with the acquisition of tasty treats, but rather in coming up with…
Kids Mass Crafts
Visit our Kids Mass Crafts Page to download free activities that will help your little ones learn about the Mass. The lessons and crafts are offered in English y Español.