Browsing the March 2019 archive of Fr. Chris' Article

Fr. Chris' Article - March 31, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/29/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This past weekend I had the honor of officiating at yet another wedding. This gives me the opportunity to muse a bit on the ritual for the celebration of Matrimony and some of the theology contained therein. For many who contemplate their eventual ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 24, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/21/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I’ve had many requests to teach or explain the meaning of the Latin responses and prayers at the Mass, especially during these last Advent and Lenten seasons.  To that end, I thought I would simply give a brief translation for each of the ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 17, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/15/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Just this past week some friends of mine welcomed their sixth child into the world.  They frequent the Extraordinary Form of the Mass at St. Mary’s church downtown.  One of the ancient customs of the Church involves the so-called “churching” of women. This ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 10, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/08/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Once again, we find ourselves in the great season of Lent. Once more, we are asked to dive into the depths and ask the Lord to free us from slavery to sin and death. I find it an irony and also rather amusing ... Read More »

Fr. Chris' Article - March 3, 2019

Posted by Lisa Spitz on 3/01/19

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, By the time you read this article, the word might have gotten around to you about the death of Fr. Gordon Mann. He passed away early Thursday morning due to complications to Leukemia. Fr. Gordon was most recently assigned as the Parochial Vicar ... Read More »