Benedictine Father Michael Kwatera, a monk of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, serves as the abbey’s director of liturgy.
In farewell I offer you my Christmas Day 2016 homily for the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls.
Compline invites us to pray for protection in three kinds of sleep: the natural sleep of night, the sleep of the soul in sinfulness, and the sleep of death at life’s end.
When you find yourself succumbing to routine in your ministry of Communion, then it is time to refocus on the significance of the actions you are performing.
Peace Day provides a global shared date for all humanity to commit to peace beyond all differences and to contribute to building a culture of peace.
I am so grateful that the love you share as a religious education teacher for Jesus Christ helps our children to share that love through your teaching, liturgies and prayer services.
Prayerful recollection by the celebrant and other liturgical ministers is never out of date or out of place.
Summer is a busy time of comings and goings, which may be why I didn’t receive a question for this column. So in the spirit of summer travel and activities I offer you some timely prayers.