Father Bryan P. Babick, SL.L., is the vicar for Divine Worship and the Sacraments for the Diocese of Charleston and the parochial vicar of Christ Our King Church in Mount Pleasant. He was ordained for the Diocese of Charleston in 2007.
The Church’s worship is the daily action by which the work of Christ is most visibly perpetuated. At each celebration, the Lord’s words and deeds are made present anew. Often times this can be lost […]
One of the most recognizable and anticipated portions of the Mass is called the Rite of Peace. After the invitation of the priest or deacon, those present share among themselves a sign of communion and […]
Each time the Christian community gathers around the altar to offer the sacrifice of Christ, all participants celebrate an anticipated destiny of hope. Each word of liturgical prayer is ultimately meant to give the believer […]
Every spring as Christians prepare to celebrate the resurrection, popular culture is eager to present believers with alternate narratives of the life of the Lord, as if the weekly unfolding of His life in the […]
The Sunday Lenten Masses always seem to remind us that, despite the darkness of fasting and other acts of self-denial so characteristic of the season, there is always hope! The midpoint of Lent gave us […]
The Scriptures seem clear in describing human life as a choice between two directions. On the sixth Sunday of the Liturgical year, beautiful selections from both the Book of Sirach, the first Letter to the […]
This year, the Church’s liturgical calendar provides a rare treat; the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord will be celebrated on a Sunday. This observance is fixed to Feb. 2 and it continues the […]