Latin or Jazz Mass?

My son and I have a disagreement. Like many young people, he prefers to go the Latin Mass or extraordinary form as they call it.  I don’t like it because it is such a throw back to the days before Vatican II. I really find God in a rousing type of Mass. In Vatican II’s Novus Ordo, I feel like we are all in it together. My son likes the quiet, the candles, the incense and a language he can’t understand. He says that it makes him feel like he is touch with the majesty of God.

What do I need to know to become Catholic?

Dear Theologika, I was invited by a friend to go with him to Mass at his church. I really like what I see in the Catholic Church and I would like to become a member. What do I need to know and how long does it take? Looking into this. Dear Looking, That’s great....

What is the Domestic Church?

Dear Theologika, I heard someone refer to the domestic church. What is it? Wondering Dear Wondering, The domestic church is the church in your home. We often think that prayer, worship, and acts of charity and justice happen only outside our home in the wider church...