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

August 2014

ON THE COVER

Church of Norway, Alesund Kirke, Alesund, Norway. Photo by Ada Simpson.

From Inside ML:

The feast that frees us

Every Sunday an elderly gentleman chats with me after Mass. Tom is a jovial man. He always wears a big smile and has a joke or riddle to share. Sometimes he even has a little present for me. A few weeks ago he gave me a most wonderful gift. As I was packing up my music and closing the roll top of the organ console, he stopped to comment on the music.... (Read More)

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Feature Articles



Go make disciples: Moving the assembly from consumers to contributors
Tom Corcoran



Communion blessing: To bless or not to bless?
of the spiritual in church

Dan Gonzalez



Faith-quake: When grief collides with faith
Victor Parachin



Map of the heart: 10 images and insights for survivors of suicide
Joni Woelfel



Departments



Inside ML
The feast that frees us

Ada Simpson


Worship Times 
Reflections on news around the church
Todd Flowerday 



Bulletin Inserts
Weddings at Sunday Mass
Words in Remembrance
Paul Turner



A Willing Spirit
Whatever you do for the least …
Mary Amore



Moving Rite Along
November feasts: Saints alive
Donna M. Cole



Ritual Formation
“He shall come to rule the earth with justice” (Ps 98:9)
David E. Fedor



Liturgical Ministry
Vesture for lay ministers: the cons and the pros

Corinna Laughlin



Lectionary Spirituality / Year A
All Saints to Thanksgiving Day (U.S.) 2014
Bruce Janiga



Music, Liturgy, Spirit
Sounds and soul of November
Ken Canedo



Celebrating Our Diversity
Musicians as agents of freedom
Pedro Rubalcava



Bridge Work
Cracked open
Ron Raab



Ministry & Technology
Adventures in podcasting (part 2)
Joanne Mercier



Go Make Disciples of All
What Catholics do (part 2)
Cecelia P. Regan

 


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