The Spirit of the Liturgy & The Renewal of Catholic Culture This lecture was given on August 17, 2017 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Readings at Mass Liturgical Colour: Green. First reading Isaiah 49:14-15 © Zion was saying, ‘The Lord has abandoned me, the Lord has forgotten me.’ Does a woman forget her baby at the breast, or fail to cherish the son of her womb? Yet even if these forget, I will never […]
Readings at Mass Liturgical Colour: Red. These readings are for the simple form Vigil Mass on the evening before the feast. EITHER: First reading Genesis 11:1-9 © Throughout the earth men spoke the same language, with the same vocabulary. Now as they moved eastwards they found a plain in the […]
First reading Acts 1:1-11 © In my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven. He had shown himself alive […]
Readings at Mass If the Ascension of the Lord is going to be celebrated next Sunday, the alternative Second Reading and Gospel shown here (which would otherwise have been read on that Sunday) may be used today. First reading Acts 15:1-2,22-29 © Some men came down from Judaea and […]