MINISTRY & LITURGY MAGAZINE
Edited by Ada Simpson

In addition to features and regular columns on topics of interest to the entire parish team — rites, music, faith formation, Scripture, art and architecture, hospitality, and many others — you will find valuable tools and inspiration in every issue.

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Current Issue

November 2014

ON THE COVER

Lion and Lamb by John Stuart, pastor, Erin Presbyterian Church, Knoxville Tenn. Gallery: stushieart.com.

From Inside ML:

Becoming people of peace

Where would we be without Google? Such a silly word! A quick search on the internet indicates the word first appeared in the early 1900s, when there was a song, a comic strip, and a children’s book about Barney Google. In the 1930s “google” became a mathematical term. Of course, we know Google today as a mammoth internet-related company with a search engine beyond compare. We’ve come to rely very heavily on the information we receive from Google and other search engines; gone are the days of running to the library to look things up in an encyclopedia. “Google” is no longer just a noun, either; it’s a verb too. If we want information about a person, place, or thing, we just Google the subject in question.... (Read More)

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Feature Articles



Peacemaking, Palestine, and Pope Francis: one woman’s journey on a road less taken
Cory Lockhart



Instan-teen-ious! Ministry strategies that keep pace with today’s teens
Jake Nelson



Faithful Creativity
Kenneth R. Overberg



Building up church: a Christmas wish list (part 2)
Looking toward the future of the church



Departments



Inside ML
Becoming people of peace

Ada Simpson


Worship Times 
Reflections on news around the church
Todd Flowerday 



Bulletin Inserts
Advent Preface
Concelebrants’ Gestures
Paul Turner



A Willing Spirit
Who calls you by name?
Mary Amore



Moving Rite Along
The right peace: understanding the rite of peace

Donna M. Cole



Ritual Formation
Details make the liturgy
David E. Fedor



Liturgical Ministry
Deep details: training liturgical ministers
Corinna Laughlin



Lectionary Spirituality / Year B
2nd through 6th Sundays in Ordinary Time 2015
Bruce Janiga



Music, Liturgy, Spirit
Ordinary Time: extraordinary season
Ken Canedo



Celebrating Our Diversity
Praying universally: peace and justice in intercultural worship
Pedro Rubalcava



Bridge Work
Ministering beyond the threshold
Ron Raab



Ministry & Technology
Verbum: the great Catholic digital library that can (part 2)
Joanne Mercier



Go Make Disciples of All
Ready, set, go! 10 tips for catechists (part 2)
Cecelia P. Regan

 


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