what the new translation taught me…

Because nothing says "I'm here to adore you, Jesus" better than thoughtless robot responses.

... After the congregation stumbled through the mass last night, myself included, with a few "and also with your spirit" responses it became obvious that I wasn't paying hard enough attention to the mass itself. I wasn't truly present, just merely on auto-pilot.I think the start of Advent is a good time to be reminded not to spiritually take mass for granted. There was a time in my formation process during conversion where I knew all the scriptural references and symbolism involved in … [Read more...]