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Christine Lenahan
How we partake in the mystery of Christ—kneeling, receiving the host in our hands, or on our tongue—is secondary to the experience of humility and honor in receiving the Eucharist.
FaithYour Take
Our readers
In an essay published on America’s website in September, John F. Baldovin, S.J., examined the theological soundness of making a monetary offering for the sake of “having a Mass said” for an individual.
A woman with her back to the camera pauses before entering a Catholic church with several people sitting in the pews.
FaithShort Take
Greer Hannan
Catholic preachers should learn from social work and give trauma-informed homilies.
FaithFaith in Focus
Christine Lenahan
Serving on the altar has formed my experience as a woman in the church.
FaithNews Analysis
Maurice Timothy Reidy
I asked my fellow Gen-Xers on staff to reflect on this trend, and what may be contributing to it.
Sebastian Gomes
Introducing America’s new, groundbreaking feature documentary, “People of God: How Catholic Parish Life is Changing in the United States.”