Posts Tagged ‘Virtual liturgy’

Virtual bathtub baptisms help megachurch gain online members

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

The officiant of the Maryland megachurch was states away. Amina was in the bathtub of her Georgia home, becoming the first online campus member of the Maryland megachurch to be baptised virtually. Read more Related Posts:Megachurch leader who calls himself the ‘son of God’ charged…Pope orders online release of WWII-era Pius XII Jewish filesVirtual reality Read more

Zoom Liturgy of the Word addresses congregation anxiety

Monday, April 11th, 2022
Zoom Liturgy of the Word

A short text message and some creative thinking have opened the door to an entirely lay-led Zoom Liturgy of the Word. The move in the former Newtown and Island Bay parishes, now Wellington South parish, helps the community keep connected when parishioners are unable or anxious about coming to Mass. Essentially as a service of Read more

Let’s stop pretending that virtual liturgy isn’t here to stay

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
virtual liturgy

It’s time to think big about the future of worship before the future passes us by. As this pandemic transforms faith communities, the national conversation among leaders has been too timid and tactical — focused mostly on the logistics of returning to our brick-and-mortar buildings: How soon can we get bodies back into the pews? Read more

Live plays rarely make for successful TV viewing.

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
diocesan Synod

The Catholic Church was unprepared for COVID-19. Nothing particularly new there, countries have been caught unprepared; the transmission speed of this COVID-19 virus around the world has been unstoppable. The Decree released by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments from Rome on 25th March 2020, was unusually brief and not Read more