Tag Archives: Bishop Athanasius Schneider

The Mass as Spectacle

Three weeks ago at Sunday Mass, I spent an hour in total amazement watching how thoroughly Holy Mass can be reduced to a loud, irreverent spectacle.  After many days of replaying the incident in my mind, I managed to put … Continue reading

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider – Holy Communion on the Tongue

As we prepare to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi this Sunday, June 7, 2015, I am re-linking to my Catholic Insight article on why Holy Communion should be received on the tongue. The article is based on Bishop Athanasius … Continue reading

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Works without faith

In the March issue of Catholic Insight Magazine, a letter to the editor opined that Holy Mass is only a “start” to following our Lord’s teachings. The letter writer stated that while many Catholics “tend to treat” Holy Mass as … Continue reading

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Holy Communion on the tongue

In 2008, Bishop Athanasius Schneider penned a short book on his thoughts regarding the reception of Holy Communion in the hand while in a standing position and why this is a form of liturgical abuse. Dominus Est – It is … Continue reading

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