Teach with true Christ-like authority
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4th Sunday Ordinary Time As a baby liturgist, I was in awe of those who could rattle off quick answers to whatever liturgical challenge you threw at them. They sounded so authoritative, especially... Read More

Be humble, walk together
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3rd Sunday Ordinary Time Today is the first Sunday we hear from Mark’s Gospel, which will be our focus this Lectionary year. Mark’s tone and pace are unique. Details are sparse. Dialogues are... Read More

“What are you looking for?”
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2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time Today is an appropriate day to celebrate the Rite of Acceptance, which is the first public rite for unbaptized adults (and children of catechetical age) at the beginning... Read More

Wherever God’s people dwell
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Fourth Sunday of Advent From the moment you enter its plaza and step through the main doors of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, you are surrounded by... Read More

Precious and Known
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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Today’s solemnity celebrates the church’s teaching that from the moment of her conception, God favored Mary with the fullness of grace that she... Read More

What to say
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Second Sunday of Advent One of the most important tools music ministers and presiders use is our voice. We warm up and strengthen our voices with vocal exercises. We practice out loud the... Read More