Posts tagged "Mass of St. Ann"

Religion Versus Retail: How Are You Preparing for Advent?

Religion Versus Retail:  How Are You Preparing for Advent?
“You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed. By your perseverance you will secure your lives.” Today’s Gospel contains some very powerful words, but I don’t think I know a Christian or Catholic who hasn’t experienced some kind of hatred for their beliefs.  I... Read more »

New Language, New Mass Settings ... But Will It Fill the Church?

From left to right: Me (and my wicked 12-string!), my husband (musician and singer extraordinaire!), and my friends Donna and Karen (my partners in faith and music!)
My husband and I talk a lot about our Church and where it’s headed.  With the new language to be implemented at Advent and the talk of using more Gregorian chant for the Mass settings, we both often find ourselves scratching our heads and wondering, “Why?” Will these changes really bring people to our faith?... Read more »