The Pillar, Michele la Rosa: As the Archdiocese of Chicago calls for liturgical orthodoxy in its implementation of Traditiones custodes, at least one parish has permitted lay people to give a homiletic reflection, despite the Church’s requirements that a homily be given at Sunday Mass, and that homilies can be preached only by ordained ministers.
The Archdiocese of Chicago declined to comment on liturgical and doctrinal questions concerning a June 19 Mass at Chicago’s Old St. Patrick’s Church.
. . . “Let’s be honest, there are probably not too many gay dads speaking on Father’s Day at many Catholic Churches on the planet today.” Report is here.