Book Review: A Sense of the Sacred

For Christmas last year my husband bought me the huge (684 pages, weighs 3 lbs!) and beautiful book A Sense of the Sacred: Roman Catholic Worship in the Middle Ages by James Monti. I had wanted it badly.  This book is somewhat like an encyclopedia, only one that provides a live, guided tour of the rites…

Find the Best Mass Possible

Today I want to urge all of you dear readers: Don’t be one of those people who are settling! Don’t settle for attending the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at a local parish church, if you see pastors and staff in you parish church ignoring what the GIRM (General Instructions of the Roman Missal) and the documents of Vatican…

3 Great Blogs to Read

Because there are so many educated, brilliant, passionate writers who love the Church and her sacred tradition, there are a gazillion blogs on topics that are close to my heart–I’m finding more and more all the time. Making some discoveries in the last few weeks, I have a few blog recommendations today that I want to…