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“Ad Orientem”—the Symbolism is Truly Beautiful

Long ago, in a Church somewhat different, I was an altar boy (it was pre-Vatican II and we never used the term altar server.) It was a time when the Mass was said in Latin and the priest always faced … Continue reading

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Ad Alta Altare: Why Do We Have Altars in the First Place?

Editor’s note: Please welcome architect and catechist Christian LeBlanc, who has long practice teaching sixth graders about the connection between Scripture, art, and sacred architecture.  He has graciously agreed to write a series for the Catholic Writer’s Guild.  Enjoy! I … Continue reading

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