Our lives are composed of rituals, big and small. It’s not a question of whether we will take part in rituals; it’s only a matter of what those rituals are — and how significant they seem to us and to others.
Ritual can turn into a rut, but repetition also allows us to approach an experience again with fresh eyes.
What do you see when the priest elevates the host at the consecration during Mass? This isn’t a trick question but one that goes to the heart of how we, as Catholics, should view the world.