From the first Sunday of Advent, all English-speaking Mass-goers will be using the full text of the revised translation of the Missal.
The words with which we prepare to receive the Eucharist are changing with the introduction of the new English translation of the Missal.
Niall Leahy SJ describes his eventful and invigorating time in Madrid for MAGiS and World Youth Day 2011.
The new translation of the Roman Missal is now being introduced at Masses in the English-speaking world, after much discussion in recent months about the thinking behind the translation and its finer details.
Moses sets 'life and prosperity, death and disaster' before the people. Moses says, 'choose life', and so does Jesus: even though it seems strange and unattractive, his way in fact leads to life.
Familiar as the words of the Sermon of the Mount may be, the standards that it sets for Christian living continue to pose a radical challenge to followers of Christ.
How can the structure of the sermon help us to understand what Jesus wanted to tell his disciples?
Ahead of UK-wide referendum on the question of changing the voting system for parliamentary elections, Peter Scally SJ asked whether the Church’s teaching offers any guidance on the issue.
‘The command that is the source and summit of Christian life is this: “Do this in remembrance of me.”’ As we celebrate on Maundy Thursday the institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper, eminent Jesuit liturgist, J-Glenn Murray explores the way in which Black African-American worship attempts to respond to the invitation of this great command. How can the universal Church be enriched by the fruits of its local encounters with Black culture?
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