Last Sunday in my homily I spoke about tradition, both Sacred Tradition and all the many traditions in which it is clothed. I also reintroduced, for the season of Advent, the ancient tradition of celebrating Mass ‘towards God’. When a priest leads the people in prayer it is important that the priest himself not just say prayers, but open his own heart in prayer. For that reason, I want to share something of my own experience standing at the altar ‘towards God’. As a priest it was deeply moving standing at the......