Tag: Mass

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    Despite having sustained a serious head injury some years ago, Father Andrew Greeley, who died on May 29, 2013, was a priest to the end. “We know he is blessed and he’s blessing us,” said Greeley’s niece, Eileen Durkin. More

    May 31, 2013 | Comments

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    “This is not just about the Vatican versus the nuns,” says Sister Maureen Fiedler. “This really is about the future of how we interpret the message of the Second Vatican Council.” More

    March 1, 2013 | Comments

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    Father Larry Janowski says the new, more literal translation of the words of the Mass from the original Latin are “like sawdust in the mouth. They’re difficult to say.” More

    December 2, 2011 | Comments

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    “There is no such thing as a perfect translation. Every translation is in some ways an experiment, and there are many parts of the new translation that are much better.” More

    December 2, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch much more of correspondent Judy Valente’s conversation with Mary Karr about God, prayer, poetry, and the Catholic faith. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Father Thomas Joseph White’s decision to become a priest in the Dominican order was influenced in part by the writings of Flannery O’Connor. “Reading Flannery O’Connor for the first time did change my life a little bit. I mean it was the first time I had read a Christian thinker, or a Christian writer who I thought was impressive intellectually and challenging,” he says. More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Composer and conducter Thomas Beveridge says his Yizkor Requiem is “a quest for spiritual roots” and a musical bridge between Christianity and Judaism. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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    Earlier this month, in preparation for the riding season, several thousand bikers descended on Paterson, New Jersey to have their bikes blessed by a Catholic priest who is also a biker and who ministers to all those who ride.

    May 23, 2008 | Comments

  • Part three of a five-part series exploring religious America: There are more than 60 million U.S. Catholics, making them 40 percent of all the Christians in the country and the largest single group of American Christians. Part three examines the experience of being Catholic in America, and looks specifically at the Hispanic Catholic experience. More

    May 10, 2002 | Comments

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    Many houses of worship have worked hard to be more welcoming to people with disabilities. But the deaf prefer to worship within their own community, and to be ministered to by other deaf people. More

    January 12, 2001 | Comments