Benedictine Father Michael Kwatera, a monk of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, serves as the abbey’s director of liturgy.
Looking backward and forward, it may not be too late to make some new year’s resolutions: to proclaim the good news of God’s kingdom in respect for human life and in efforts for Christian unity.
I’ve read that the Alleluia verses before the Gospel reading at Mass during the week before Christmas are based on some ancient liturgical texts called the “O antiphons.” Can you please say something about them?
Q: In preparing to read the Scripture readings at the coming Sunday Masses, I noticed that the readings for the last Sundays of Ordinary Time and […]
I am pleased with most of the prefaces in the current Missal, but we need more Mass prayers on themes of ecology and for times of tragedy
If law and medicine can authorize the killing of the unborn child, then what logic can forbid law or medicine from destroying life at any other point in its development?
Q: I think more people would celebrate the feast of St. Cloud, our diocesan patron, on Sept. 7, if they knew more about him. Can you […]
Q. I have been an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion for many years. Sometimes I find my ministry becoming just one more thing to do, and […]
Some years ago you wrote about the desirability of making the Eucharist part of our celebration of Thanksgiving Day. I think the same is true for Independence Day, July 4.