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The Poetic Language of the Mass | feat. Fr. Michael Rennier

Fr. Michael Rennier joins the podcast to discuss his new book The Forgotten Language: How Recovering the Poetics of the Mass Will Change Our Lives.

Father Michael discusses:

  • His conversion story: from Pentecostal student, to Episcopal priest, to Catholic priest
  • How the transcendence and wonder of the Mass played a role in his conversion
  • Combatting pride and surrendering to God’s will
  • Why beauty challenges us, as opposed to sentimental gratification
  • How beauty, as an “encounter with eternity,” communicates theological truths
  • How to alleviate boredom at Mass
  • Simple ways for parish priests to instill beauty in their liturgy and church buildings

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