A Mass of Comfortable Familiarity and Ardent Longing
by Elizabeth Scalia . November 7, 2019 .
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 23, 2019 .
The Church comes from the Eucharist, for it is the sacrifice that makes saints. The Eucharist is essentially the fullest act of gratitude prefigured in Melchizedek finding its fulfillment in the sacrifice of Christ. Every Mass is a participation in and celebration of this sacrifice, but the feast of Corpus Christi is a time to be especially aware of the gift of the Eucharist.
The Spirit and the Bride Say, “Come”
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 2, 2019 .
On this seventh and final Sunday of the Easter season, I want to bring to a close my meditation on the extraordinary book of Revelation. With the disclosure of the heavenly Jerusalem, the Biblical narrative effectively comes to a close—and that’s true. But what we find today, in the very…
Video Games: A Lesson on the Importance of Aesthetics
by Fr. Blake Britton . May 7, 2019 .
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 5, 2019 .
In today’s reading from Revelation, John is in the heavenly court and he sees angels, elders, and living creatures, countless in number, all standing around the throne and crying out in loud praise. This is a supreme liturgical act, an act of right praise. And whom are they worshiping? Not…