Articles in 2017

Catholics and the Protestant Reformation (September / October, 2017)  in HOLINESS TODAY
Eager to Tag Along (October, 2017)  in GIVE US THIS DAY
Ron Lewinski (September, 2017)  in PASTORAL LITURGY
The Marriage of Liturgy and Culture (July, 2017)  in WORSHIP MAGAZINE
Serving Liturgical Renewal (Book Review)  in WORSHIP MAGAZINE
Celebrating Matrimony (June, 2017) in  CELEBRATION
Within the Word: Baptism of the Lord ” (January, 2017) in GIVE US THIS DAY
The Amen Corner: On Conditional Baptism  in  WORSHIP MAGAZINE

Articles Arranged Alphabetically by Journal

Journal titles are centered, article titles are on the left in the tables below.  Selecting the Journal title will send you to the web address of the Journal publisher.  Selecting the article title will send you to the article text page.

CAMERON CITIZEN – OBSERVER

 Words of Inspiration: “December 25, 2005″
 Words of Inspiration: “April 1, 2004
 Words of Inspiration: “October 9, 2003
 Words of Inspiration: “July 17, 2003
 Words of Inspiration: “April 24, 2003
 Words of Inspiration: “January 30, 2003
 Words of Inspiration: “November 7, 2002
 Words of Inspiration: “August 22, 2002
 Words of Inspiration: “May 30, 2002
 Words of Inspiration:  “March 7, 2002
 Words of Inspiration:  “December 21, 2001
 Words of Inspiration:  “October 11, 2001
 Words of Inspiration:  “July 26, 2001

CANTOR

 “Exulting the Exultet
 “Wake, Awake

CATECHIST CONNECTION

 “Catechesis

CATECHUMENATE

 Rite of Election: Two Questions
 “Anointing A Sick Candidate
 “Part III of the Easter Vigil in the Third edition of the Roman Missal
 “Initiation at a Missouri Prison
 “Joining the Catholic Church
 “Confirming a Lapsed Catholic
 “Receiving Candidates One by One
 “A Time to Wed: Convalidating Marriages and the Initiation Rites
 “The Preparation Rites of Holy Saturday” 
 “When do we Celebrate Confirmation and Eucharist with the Baptized, Uncatechized Catholic?  A Continuing Conversation
 “Envy and the Confirmation of Children of Catechetical Age
 “The Christian Initiation Masses in the Missale Romanum
 “Catholic Initiation or Christian Initiation of Adults” Published first in the Catechumenate
and then published by Lexington Books and now available on Amazon.com. See
www.amazon.com/Deep-Down-Things-Catholic-Culture/dp/0739123548
 “Balthasar Fischer:  1912-2001
 “The Pope’s Adaptations:  A Case Study in Initiation
 “Pondering the Journey: A Review of the Report-  Journey to the Fullness of Life
 “Catechism:  A Primer for Catechists
 “Catechism:  Baptism
 “Catechism:  Confirmation
 “Presentations
 “Primary Sources

THE CATHOLIC KEY

                Two part article on Mary’s life:
Few details emerge from the Bible on Mary’s life, thoughts” (Part 1)
Few details emerge from the Bible on Mary’s life, thoughts” (Part 2)
 “Priesthood; immensely rewarding, but not for wimps
 “The Good News column helps us understand Jesus’ Good News” 
 “What Is Theology? Foundational and Moral”  –Book Review:
 “The Powers That Be”  –Book Review:
 “God:  A Biography”  –Book Review:
 “Catholics USA: Makers of a Modern Church“.  –Book Review:
 “Should Communion Services Substitute for Mass?”
 “Bolivian Mission Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
 “Bolivian Parish Founders are Bishop Helmsing, Papal Volunteers
 “Return to homeland opens eyes of 3 Bolivian-born Youths”
 “Priestly People: A look at holy orders, celibacy, training, other topics
 “Subtle’ Changes in New U.S. Funeral Rite Examined
 “Revised Funeral Rite Changes/Practices for Vigil, Burial
 “New Ritual Offers Special Prayers for Unique Situations

CATHOLIC PRACTICE 

 “Should Communion Services Substitute for Mass?
 “Reconciliation Before 1st Communion
 “The Celibate Priesthood
 “Skipping Confirmation
 “The Wisdom and Folly of Infant Baptism
 “Death of the Last Rites
 “Wedding Procession

CATHOLIC WOMEN

One Powerful Chain Reaction: The Spirit of Christmas

CELEBRATE!

 “Formation for Eucharist: Eucharistic Prayer for Masses with Children
 “Formation for Eucharist: Eucharistic Prayer for Reconciliation
 “Formation for Eucharist: Eucharistic Prayer IV”
 “Formation for Eucharist: Eucharistic Prayer III
 “Formation for Eucharist: Eucharistic Prayer II 
 “Formation for Eucharist: Eucharistic Prayer I

CELEBRATION

Celebrating Matrimony

CHRISTIAN INITIATION

 “Jump Start
 “Standing Up
 “Not At Home
 “Recruitment
 “Dismissal
 “The Sponsor
 “Signs of Darkness
 “Loyalty and Commitment
 “Faithful Tears
 “A Different Kind of Welcome
 “Just Dessert

COMMUNICATOR

 “God’s Bad Rap

DEACON DIGEST

The Prayers of the Faithful and the Announcements at Mass
 “The Book of the Gospels
 “Twenty-First Century Mystagogy
 “The New Missal – One Year Later

DeKALB  COUNTY
RECORD  –  HERALD
[P.O.Box 98:  Maysville MO 64469-0098: Phone 816-449-2121]

 Pastor’s Corner: January 6, 2011   (St. Munchin Background)
 Pastor’s Corner: November 25, 2010
 Pastor’s Corner: July 22, 2010
 Pastor’s Corner: April 22, 2010
 Pastor’s Corner: February, 2010  (Why Me?)
 Pastor’s Corner: September, 2009
 Pastor’s Corner: Indivisible
 Pastor’s Corner: Goals
 Pastor’s Corner: Noise
 Pastor’s Corner: Poverty is no Picnic
 Pastor’s Corner: Faithful Citizenship
 Pastor’s Corner: The Church’s Alarm Clock
 Pastor’s Corner: Confessions Today
 Pastor’s Corner: Vocations
 Pastor’s Corner: Celebrate the new life given to us at Easter
 Pastor’s Corner: Bishop’s Letter on Pornography
 Pastor’s Corner:  Hail Mary:  A Christmas Prayer
 Pastor’s Corner: A Christmas Story
 Pastor’s Corner: Stem Cells
 Pastor’s Corner: Boundaries 
 Pastor’s Corner: Ascension
 Pastor’s Corner: Sleeping
 Pastor’s Corner: Transformation
 Pastor’s Corner: Love and Truth

DIMENSIONS: Newsletter of the Thomas More Center for the Study of Catholic Thought & Culture 

Adjusting to a New Style

 DIOCESE OF KANSAS CITY – ST. JOSEPH
CENTER FOR PASTORAL LIFE AND MINISTRY

 “Convalidations”    (Distributed in 1989)
 “How not to Give a Homily
 “Mystagogy”      (Distributed in early 1994).
 “The Celebration of the Chrism Mass”    (Sept. 12, 1991)

DOXOLOGY JOURNAL

 “Maxwell e Johnson’s  Worship Rites, Feasts, and Reflections   Book Review:
SBN 1-56929-069-5  $14.95

ECCLESIA  ORANS

Tavola Rotunda Dalla riflessione teologica alla prassi pastorale liturgica Ecclesia Orans (Anno XXIX – 2012/1-3):261-262
The Challenges for Liurgists of the Future: Pastoral Liturgy”   Ecclesia Orans (Anno XXIX – 2012/1-3):197-210.
L’ordine dei sacramenti dell’iniziazione cristiana: La storia e la theologia dal XIV secolo al 1992 nel rito romano by Pietro Angelo Moroni: Book Review: Ecclesia Orans 25/1 (Gennaio-Aprile 2008): 111-113

EPHREM’S THEOLOGICAL JOURNAL
(P.B. No. 26: 485001 Satna 485 001 M.P., India)

 “The Theology of Marriage in the Ordo and Practice of the Roman Rite
 “Eastern Contribution to Confirmation Theology

EUCHARISTIC MINISTRIES

 “The Psalmist of Lent
 “Communion From The Cup

FEDERATION OF DIOCESAN LITURGICAL
COMMISSIONS 

Newsletter 41/8 (December 2014):1-3, 7-12:   MyRCIA: The Meaning of Adult initiation in Post-Vatican II America
Newsletter 34/5 (October-November, 2007):42-53.:   Dirty Feet
Newsletter 22/6 (December 1995):45-48.:   The Challenge of the Confirmation Praxis
Bulletin Insert:  How Prayer Looks  (source may be downloaded in pdf format )
Bulletin Insert:  Expresiones al Orar (source may be downloaded in pdf format)

FINANCE COUNCIL FORUM

 “The St. Regis Budget Review

GIA QUARTERLY

 “Focus: Ordinary and Extraordinary Liturgies: The End Times of 2014
 “The Liturgical Year
 “Masters Corner: Dialogues
 “The Would-Be Responsory
 “O Come O Come O Catechumen

THE KANSAS CITY STAR

 “Copper as Canvas”  Excerpt from Vern Barnet’s Faith and Beliefs Column, Sept. 1999.
 “John the Baptist a Man of the Season”  From a talk and slide show: published as Vern
Barnet’s “Faith and Beliefs: John the  Baptist a man of the season”)
 “Viewpoint (June, 1994)

LIGUORIAN

 “Savoring the Resurrection
 “Baptism by Immersion

LITURGICAL  CATECHESIS

 “First Confession Before First Communion:  Settled or Unsettling?

LITURGICAL MINISTRY

 “Scrutinies Scrutinized

LITURGY :
A Publication of the Auckland Diocesan Liturgy Centre

 “Baptizing Well

LITURGY : JOURNAL OF THE LITURGICAL CONFERENCE

 “Initiation’ In Theological Expression”   25/3 (July,September, 2010):3-12

LITURGY TRAINING PUBLICATION

 “Overview of Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism

LIVING LITURGY – The Diocese of Sale, Australia

 “Sunday’s Great Challenge” (September-November 2014):1-2. [Reprint of “Sunday’s Great Challenge,” Praying 37 (July-August, 1990):23.]

LUMEN VITAE

 A propos de la confirmation: Comment sortir de la confusion?  51/3(September 1996): 265-274.  The French archive is here.  An English translation of this article appeared as “Confusion Over Confirmation” in the Worship Magazine  71/6 (November 1997:537-545

MANY PATHS

 “Letter to the Editor: September, 2006:  Re: Embryonic Stem Cell Research in MO
 “Essay Response: The World’s Religions:  Pieces or Pattern

MARKLIN CANDLE COMPANY

 “The Millennium Candle
 “Prayers for the Jubilee Year
 “The September 11 Candle

MINISTRY and LITURGY 

(including articles from Modern Liturgy)

ML Bulletin Inserts (CD)
 “Mystagogy: Content and Context
 “What is the Church?
 “The Roman Missal: In these or similar words
 “The Order of the Mass: Orderly Transitions?
 “Q & A on the Roman Missal
 “Set free from sin:  Baptism and reconciliation
 “The Common Priesthood
 “Reconciliation Within the Eucharistic Liturgy”
 “The Missale Romanum: A Report from Chicken Little
 “The Germ of the Girm
 “Preaching the Wedding Homily” (Excerpt from Preparing the Wedding Homily Book)
 “Outdoor Weddings: How to Respond”  (Published in March, 2002)
 “Nuptial Knowledge”  ( Excerpt from the: Catholic Wedding Answer Book)
Confirmation: no more winging it
Dear Bishops
Lectionary Catechesis: Planning Guide
2nd Sunday of Easter through the Ascension, Year C
7th Sunday of Easter through the 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time through the Assumption, Year C
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time through the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time through Thanksgiving Day, Year C
Overview of 1992-1993 Liturgical Year Centering on Easter
Advent through Baptism of the Lord, Year A
2nd through 7th Sundays in Ordinary Time, Year A
1st Sunday of Lent through Passion Sunday, Year A
TRIDUUM, Year A
Easter, Year A
Easter and Ordinary Time, Year A
Summer, Ordinary Time, Year A
Liturgical Catechesis: Planning Guide
  Assumptions about the Assumption
  The Gospel: the Presence of God 
  Christian Funerals
  Advent
  Christmas
  Preparation of the Gifts
  Penance

MISCELLANEOUS – Chapters in Books

Added small article in the book Corazones Humanos/Hearts of Flesh ; Celebrar la solidaridad de El Salvador et Kansas City. ( St. Louis: Global Publishing Sales, 2006. Pp 62-63. )
Introduction to J. D. C. Fisher,  Christian Initiation: Confirmation Then and Now .
(Chicago: Hillenbrand Books, 2005)
Frogs in Formaldehyde
(Essay for Celtic Pride Inside; Editor Kathy Storms)
Initiation’ In Theological Expression
Extract from “Imaginer la theologie catholique”, Permanence et transformations de la foi en attendant Jesus-Christ: Melanges offerts a Ghislain Lafont. Ed. Jeremy Driscoll, Studia  Anselmiana 129 Rome: Centro Studi Sant’ Anselmo: 2000. Pp.487-499

MODERN LITURGY – See Ministry and Liturgy

ML Bulletin Inserts (CD)

MUSIC AND LITURGY: THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ST. GREGORY

Echos of Participation
Dismissals in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

NATIONAL BULLETIN ON LITURGY  – Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

 “That the Intimate Connection of Confirmation with the Whole of Christian Initiation May Stand Out More Clearly”

NATIONAL CATHOLIC CEMETERY CONFERENCE
710 North River Road,  Des Plaines IL 60016-1296
‘THE CATHOLIC CEMETERIAN’

‘Subtle’ Changes in New U.S. Funeral Rite Examined
Revised Funeral Rite Changes/Practices for Vigil, Burial
New Ritual Offers Special Prayers for Unique Situations

Network News: Christian Initiation Australia Network

Ministry in the RCIA”   This article appears in the Autumn 2017 issue (Spring in the Northern Hemisphere) on pp. 9-13

NORTH AMERICAN FORUM
on the CATECHUMENATE

Journey Into Belief: Finding God Through the Creed by Steve McCoy-Thompson    Book Review
Institute Resource Packet: Paschal Mystery
Forlorn yet Privileged:  the Case of Candidates
Iniziazione cristiana e catechumenato and Catechumenato Antico  Book Review
Real Presence: The Work of the Eucharist by Nathan Mitchell   Book Review
Institute Resource Packet: The Meaning of Sacraments
Der Erwachsenenkatechumenat in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika: Eine Anregung fur die Sakramentenpastoral in Duetschland by Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst   Book Review.
Erwachsene auf dem Weg zur Taufe: Werkbuch Erwachsenenkatechumenat by Matthias Ball, Franz-Peter Tebartz-Van Elst, and Ernst Werner.  Book Review

NOTRE DAME CENTER for PASTORAL LITURGY
Network Quarterly Newsletter 

The Sacraments: The Word of God at the Mercy of the Body   Book Review: (A Pueblo Book by Louis-Marie Chauvet. Collegevile: The Liturgical Press,2002. $29.95. ISBN 0-8146-643-2).

NPCD NEWS
(National Association of Parish Cathechetical Directors)

Pastor’s Perspective

PARISH WORKS
Published by the Paulist Press

Enabling Parish Leadership: Managing Stress
Enabling Parish Leadership: Giving Reports
Enabling Parish Leadership: Recruiting Volunteers
Enabling Parish Leadership: Letting People Say No
Enabling Parish Leadership: Giving the Tools to do the Work With
Enabling Parish Leadership: Affirming and Challenging
Enabling Parish Leadership:  Learning Lives 
Enabling Parish Leadership:  Getting the Big Picture
Enabling Parish Leadership:  Going with Peoples’ Ideas
Review of LabOra Worship                  ( -v3.9 software)
Sharing Faith as Staff

PASTORAL LITURGY
(Formerly, RITE)

Ron Lewinski
“The Revised Marriage Rite: An Overview of Changes to the Liturgy”
The Ephphetha Rite”
The Liturgical Role of the Deacon in the Sacred Paschal Triduum    This article can also be found in Pastoral Liturgy by Clicking Here.
Examining the Missal’s Contents – A PDF file is available for purchase from the publisher.
 Selected Opening Prayers on Sundays and Feast days with Sample Homilies
(Included in Daniel McCarthy’s “Listen to the Word” collection)
 Preparing the Wedding Liturgy
 Water and Promises     This article can also be found in Pastoral Liturgy by Clicking Here.
 Processional Nature of Holy Week
 Baptizing Well
 When to Celebrate Confirmation and Eucharist with the Baptized, Uncatechized Catholic?:    A Continuing Conversation .

PASTORAL MUSIC

One Song, Many Voices / Many Songs, One Voice: Making It Work.  Pastoral Music 40:1 (November 2016):27-32.Talk given at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians in Houston, Texas on Monday, July 11, 2016
“May the Peoples Praise You, God, May All the Peoples Praise You” /  “Alaben Los Pueblos, Oh Dios; Que Todos Los Pueblos Te Alaben” / “Xin Đức Chúa Trời, hãy để mọi người ngợi khen ngài;  Xin cho tất cả mọi người được ngợi khen ngài.” Pastoral Music40:1 (November 2016):55-73.  Bilingual talk given at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians in Houston, Texas on Friday, July 15, 2016
Heritage and Renewal: Liturgical and Musical Heritage and the Constitution   Pastoral Music 38/1 (November 2013):41-47.  Talk: given at the national convention of the National Assn. of Pastoral Musicians in Rosemont, IL.
 The Roman Missal: Preparation and Reception  Talk: given at the national convention of the National Assn. of Pastoral Musicians in Rosemont, IL.
 Commentary on the General Instruction of the Roman Missal  Book Review
 A Challenging Reform: Realizing the Vision of the Liturgical Renewal: by Piero Marini   Book Review
 Replacing the Sacramentary: A Progress Report
 The Didache: Text, Translation, Analysis, and Commentary  by AaronMilavec (published
April/May, 2005) . Book Review
 Adapt the Rite?  Of Course!  But…      ( published in April/May, 2002) .

PRAYING

 A Feast on Jesus’ Meals                    (Book Review)
 Let Us Pray: Invitation/Purpose/Preparation
 Sunday’s Great  Challenge
 Advent:  The Holiday Season
 Lent:  A Feel-Bad Season in a Feel-Good Society

PREACH

 Preaching the Holy Spirit All Through Easter

THE PRIEST

 The Order of Celebrating Matrimony for Priests

PROCEEDINGS OF THE
NORTH AMERICAN ACADEMY OF LITURGY

 What We’re Not: The quest for Unity of Theory and Practice
 Seminar Report:  Christian Initiation
 Christian Initiation

THE RAYTOWN POST NEWSPAPER
(no website:  email to: 
raytownpost@comcast.net  )

 Holy Week

S.O.M.E. (So that Others May Eat)  REFLECTIONS
THE BISHOP SULLIVAN CENTER

 It’s Not Enough
 Turning the other Cheek
 Daily Prayer
 Christmas 2003
 Kids and Christmas
 It’s God’s Will
 It’s To Die For
 Quite a Throw
 The Last Supper
 We Have to Share
 Why Is It That We Argue?
 One Powerful Chain Reaction: The Spirit of Christmas

ST. JOHN FRANCIS REGIS CHURCH

 Did You See Poverty?
 Stewardship in the St. Regis Family
 What should we give the church for our child’s Baptism?
 What should we give the church for the Funeral?

THE SUMMIT: JOURNAL OF THE LITURGICAL COMMISSION,
CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF MELBOURNE, AU

 “Part III of the Easter Vigil in the Third Edition of the Roman Missal
[This article first appeared in Catechumenate 34/2 (March 2012):2-10.]
 “Future Mass Text Changes
[Reprint of “A New Roman Missal: What to Expect from a New Translation of Liturgical
Texts.”  America 198/18(May 26-June 2, 2008): 14-16.]

THE  TABLET

Help with the First Steps
Step Up to Join the Elect
Good Gifts Shared
Blessed Before Birth
Parish Practice: A Good Lent Takes Planning
Singing in Anticipation
The Genius of the Roman Rite: Historical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspectives
 Parish Practice: Shock of the New

TODAY’S LITURGY  – Planning Guide for Musicians & Liturgists

 To Be Revised, Adapted, Restored: The Rite of Confirmation Since the Council
 Save the Candidates

 TODAY’S PARISH 

(including articles from Today’s Parish Minister)

 Catechumenate as a Model for Parish Life
 Don’t Water Down the Easter Vigil    (Article: Mar. 2007)
 Adult Faith Formation: Asking the Hard Questions    (Article: Jan. 2002)

WORSHIP MAGAZINE

The Marriage of Liturgy and Culture  (Article: July 2017)
Serving Liturgical Renewal (Book Review)
The Amen Corner: On Conditional Baptism
The Amen Corner: About Face
The Amen Corner: Swaddling for the People of God
The Amen Corner: Jewish Dialogue and Christian Liturgy
Zaccaria on Confirmation (Book Review)
The Amen Corner: Misal Romano: A Tale of Two Translations
The Amen Corner: Between Consultation and Faithfulness: Questions That Won’t Go Away
Between the Ambo and the Altar (Book Review)
The Amen Corner: A Skirmish in the War against Evil
Fire Starters: Igniting the Holy in the Weekday Homily  (Book Review)
Sacrosanctum concilium at Fifty: Reports from Five English Speaking Countries! –  5. The United States
One Baptism: Ecumenical Dimensions of the Doctrine of Baptism  by Susan K. Wood .   (Book Review)
First Communion: Ritual, Church and Popular Religious Identity . by Peter McGrail   (Book Review)
Benedict XVI and the sequence of the sacraments of initiation 
The Promise of Baptism: An Introduction to Baptism in Scripture and the Reformed Tradition   by James V. Brownson  (Book Review)
After Baptism: Shaping the Christian Life  by John P. Burgess  (Book Review)
The Reform of Baptism and Confirmation in American Lutheranism  by Jeffrey A. Turscott (Book Review)
A Harvest for God by Michael Clay   (Book Review)
O Propheticum Lavacrum: Baptism as Symbolic Act of  Eschatological Salvation  by Liam Bergin.  (Book Review)
Die Firmung   (Book Review: Mar. 2000)
Confusion Over Confirmation   (Article: Nov. 1997)
Forum: Christian Initiation and Baptism in the Holy Spirit   (Article: Sept. 1996)
Augustine and the Catechumenate   (Book Review:  Mar. 1996)
The Dilemma of Priestless Sundays  (Book Review: Mar. 1996)
The Awe Inspiring Rites of Initiation: The Origins of the RCIA   (Book Review Sep 1995)
 The Origins of Confirmation: An Analysis of Kavanagh’s  Hypothesis   (Article: Jul. 1991)