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By Bishop Athanasius Schneider, Catholic Exchange, April 7, 2022

Bishop Schneider and coauthor Aurelio Porfiri encourage the revival of public prayers, such as the Liturgy of the Hours and Eucharistic adoration. He explains how genuflecting, kneeling, and prostrating oneself are all outward signs of reverence that demonstrate this inward action. …

Be aware that you are going to assist and participate in the most sublime act of the adoration of God, the Most Holy Trinity. You should say: “I am going to Golgotha,” “I will join the heavenly assembly of the Saints and Angels with the Blessed Virgin Mary, who are now at the Mass praising and adoring the Most Holy Trinity with love, gratitude and awe.”  When you enter the church, recall to yourself the words of the patriarch Jacob: “How awesome is this place! How holy it is! It is truly the house of God and the gateway to heaven!” (Gen. 28:17). …