The concept that communion in the hand is the only or preferred form of reception for Catholics since Vatican II is mistaken.
Many Catholics are unaware that priests are not required to celebrate Mass facing the assembly.
St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown completes church enhancements in time for Christmas.
What is liturgy, and what exactly happens in a Catholic Mass? A basic explanation of this central component of Catholic worship.
A number of liturgical reforms seen in the U.S. since Vatican II were not actually mandated or even recommended by the Council, but were reactionary shifts that had more to do with the culture of the decade – it’s time to revisit those changes.
Ask any group of church-goers about the qualities they appreciate in a beautiful church building and you'll get a lot of different answers. Sentiments range from appreciating intimacy to fulfilling a need to be inspired.
Is it possible to construct a beautiful traditional church in these times?
In December of 1989 the Orthodox Christian Church in Romania emerged from a 4-decade-long persecution by Romania's atheist communist state. Now, just 25 years later there is a burgeoning revival in the liturgical arts …
Tuesday, March 3rd was an historic day for Central Texas. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin saw the ordination of its very first Auxiliary bishop, Most Reverend Daniel Elias Garcia.
Of the many misunderstood and/or mis-translated phrases used in contemporary liturgical dialogue, the meaning of the word 'liturgy' is perhaps among the most influential in understanding the liturgy.
Every once in a while an iconographer appears who is free yet traditional, a wind of freshness, a new plant in a forest of conformity. Such is Father Zenon.
Founded in 1995, the Society for Catholic Liturgy is a multidisciplinary association of Catholic scholars, teachers, pastors, and professionals – including architects and musicians – whose purpose is to promote scholarly study and practical renewal of the Church's liturgy.
Crisis Magazine takes a closer look at the trend of traditional church renovations and restorations…
Church design approach can primarily be categorized into two schools of thought: imitating and elaborating on what has been done in the past, or reinventing.
The language of the architecture of a church building should be in harmony with the language of the Church. Buildings are capable of underscoring or undermining the message of the actions performed within.