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Most of the time we are not usually paying much attention to the readings at Mass. In this part four, Deacon Pedro explains the Liturgy of the Word. ...read more
The entrance of the Mass is followed by the Penitential Act, the Gloria, and the Collect. Learn the meaning of these by reading the 3rd part of this series. ...read more
Last week we learned that it is our right to fully, actively, and consciously participate in the Mass. How can we do that if we don’t know what everything means? Over the next couple of weeks I hope that we can explain every part of the Mass in order to help you enter more deeply ...read more
Most of us have no clue what we are doing at Mass - yet we know it's important. In this series, Deacon Pedro explains the Mass in detail. ...read more
On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Fr. Rob Galea concelebrated Mass at S+L. He offered this beautiful homily on the importance of falling in love with God. ...read more
Read the last installment of Deacon Pedro's series on Sacraments in which he discusses mystery, Christ's presence, and Sacramentals. ...read more
Read what Sebastian Gomes has to say about Jeff Sessions, fundamentalism, and why Catholics today have a responsibility to be biblically literate. ...read more
Deacon Pedro looks at the parts of the ritual that make up a Sacrament and how we understand Jesus' role in instituting them. ...read more
I guess you can’t blame Catholics if they don’t know the meaning of a Sacrament. I was a Catholic for 38 years and had received 5 of the 7 Sacraments before I really came to understand what Sacraments are and why we need them. What is a Sacrament? I don’t remember learning this, but, as ...read more
Read a homily for the memorial of the immaculate heart of Mary by Fr. Kevin Kirley, CSB: "Mary was no stranger to the real world of suffering." ...read more