CNS STORY: No ‘Yahweh’ in songs, prayers at Catholic Masses, Vatican rules

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the not-too-distant future, songs such as "You Are Near," "I Will Bless Yahweh" and "Rise, O Yahweh" will no longer be part of the Catholic worship experience in the United States. At the very least, the songs will be edited to remove the word "Yahweh" — a name of God that… Continue reading CNS STORY: No ‘Yahweh’ in songs, prayers at Catholic Masses, Vatican rules

Thursday of the Twenty-second Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings You may have heard the saying, as I have, that “If you want to hear God laugh, just tell him your plans.” It’s so easy for us in our arrogance to think we have everything all figured out. And then maybe God taps us on the shoulder, or shouts into our ear, and… Continue reading Thursday of the Twenty-second Week of Ordinary Time