Columnists/Fr. Charles Singler
Updated: January 8th, 2011
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 06 December 2013
 Father George William Rutler, S.T.D., a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, is a man of parts: graduate of Dartmouth, Oxford and Rome’s Angelicum (“the Dominican faculty that flunked Galileo,” he informs me); linguist, painter, violinist, and boxer; preacher extraordinaire. One of C...
MSGR. CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 08 January 2011
The recent announcement that 10 priests from the diocese were given the papal honor and designation as “monsignor” may prompt a few questions of ritual protocol. Each bishop can choose how this honor is to be expressed in the diocese. Given the ...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 11 December 2010
Many Catholics around the world were surprised when Pope Benedict XVI chose to celebrate the 2009 Christmas Mass at Midnight at St. Peter’s Basilica earlier in the evening on Christmas Eve. The same will be the case for the 2010 observance. Instead...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 09 October 2010
Whenever I have asked what particular aspects of the Sunday Mass inspire them, people often comment on the visual or ritual elements they see with their eyes or they comment on the audible aspects that are heard in the musical selections. While it ma...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 11 September 2010
Sometimes when we human beings experience changes to our patterns and behaviors in life we do not realize the far-reaching effect they have on us. Such are the effects of the third edition of the Roman Missal, which has now been approved by the Vatic...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 07 August 2010
Now that the Holy See has approved the third edition of the Roman Missal for English-speaking countries, much will be undertaken during the next year to acquaint the Catholic faithful in the United St...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 12 June 2010
On March 25, 2010, the Holy See granted its “recognition” of the third edition of the English translation of the Roman Missal. This action will now prompt the determination of a date of publicatio...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 08 May 2010
Human resource professionals will advise any person seeking employment to dress appropriately for a job interview. The reason is quite simple: first impressions say plenty about a person; most importa...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Saturday, 13 March 2010
There is a Latin liturgical maxim that goes: “Lex orandi, lex credendi.” It’s very basic translation and meaning states that the words we pray in the liturgical rites of the church are what we b...
FATHER CHARLES SINGLER
Monday, 15 February 2010
One of the important features of the Catholic sacraments is the fact that no one ever celebrates them alone. The communal dynamic is essential to every sacramental act.The Rite of Marriage is no excep...