Peter Anselm Lyons is a homeschooled high school student with a penchant for Liturgical Theology and Apologetics. He is studying the Great Books of Western Civilization, Thomistic philosophy, and the writings of Fr. John Zuhlsdorf. He is a columnist for Catholic Stand and an enthusiastic chess and competitive volleyball player in his spare time. He is currently discerning seminary formation and the Catholic priesthood.
Author: Peter Lyons
Learning the Priesthood: The Role of Altar Service in Vocational Discernment
On March 15, 1994, a virtual tsunami struck the Liturgy of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church. Cardinal Antonio Ortas wrote a document to the Episcopal conferences announcing that the Vatican had, for the first time, permitted altar girls. …