Webinar: The Order of Celebrating Matrimony

Fr. Thomas Ranzino of the Diocese of Baton Rouge explores the treasures of this book, including the Introduction, which speaks eloquently about the nature of marriage, pastoral preparation for it, and the authentic celebration of the rite. He also outlines the three valid rites, the rich variety of texts and Scripture passages, and the usefulContinue reading “Webinar: The Order of Celebrating Matrimony”

Pope Francis adds memorials of 6 Saints to Roman Calendar

The Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments released two decrees, approved by Pope Francis, on Tuesday. One inscribed the Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus into the Roman Calendar on 29 July. In a separate decree, Pope Francis inscribed three Optional Memorials in the Roman Calendar for three Doctors of the Church.

Webinar: Pastoral Care of the Sick

Leticia (Tish) Thornton of the Diocese of Boise explores how the Church’s Pastoral Care of the Sick is a rich resource to provide support, healing, and comfort to the sick and their families. She also highlights and explains the rich pastoral options available for ministers, both lay and ordained, when tending to the sick. HandoutsContinue reading “Webinar: Pastoral Care of the Sick”

Webinar: The Rite of Penance

Fr. Robert Kennedy of the Diocese of Rochester, N.Y., reviews how the sacrament was given a revised and expanded context and liturgical shape after the Second Vatican Council.  Particular attention will be given to the Introduction (Praenotanda) to the rite and the ritual shape for celebrating Penance. Handouts Originally presented Jan. 21, 2021. © FDLCContinue reading “Webinar: The Rite of Penance”

Webinar: Holy Communion and Worship of the Eucharist Outside of Mass

Fr. John Thomas Lane, SSS of the Diocese of Cleveland examines the important praenotanda, the various chapters, and proposes best practices for adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a period of Exposition. Resources will be recommended and plenty of practical handouts will enable parish catechesis. Handouts Originally presented Jan. 6, 2021. © FDLC 2021. AllContinue reading “Webinar: Holy Communion and Worship of the Eucharist Outside of Mass”