NCR Today: I'm about to wade into one of the most controversial liturgical issues in America. … I like liturgical dance.
Faith and Justice: For me, Lent is all about the weekday Scripture readings. Without reflecting on the Scriptures, it is almost impossible to become an adult Christian.
During Mass, do people from certain groups get omitted or forgotten? Whose lives and experiences get referenced in preaching? Who gets left out?
Faith and Justice: "If you build it, they will come" was the belief of church leaders in the past. A new study indicates that's becoming less true today.
Eco Catholic: Enacting the ecological transformation Pope Francis calls for will require new liturgical materials, but work can begin with a new approach to reading Scripture.
Essay: It was a subtle, almost imperceptible invitation. Yet, at 7 p.m., I was drawn back to church for the Good Friday liturgy.
Global Sisters Report Preview: A group of varied sisters, priests, and lay people come together in Vietnam to translate the Bible and other holy books into Vietnamese.
NCR Today: Pope Francis came to the United States not only to challenge us on public policy issues, but also to break bread in the Eucharist with the Catholic community.
Faith and Justice: I know I should get more out of Holy Week, but I find myself daydreaming during the services. My resolution this year? Go with the flow.
Faith and Justice: With a vacancy at the head of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, Pope Francis has an opportunity to restart liturgical renewal.