The Eucharist and the Dance of Death

What might Camille Saint-Saëns symphony Dance Macabre inspire in a eucharistic imagination? In June of 2019, my family and I attended the last performance of the 2018-2019 Connecticut Valley Symphony Orchestra Concert Series, a journey through the theme of dance. One of my favorite pieces of the afternoon was the Dance Macabre, by Camille Saint-Saëns. […]

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About Mark C. McCann

Mark C. McCann is a writer and ministry consultant, as well as a former director of religious education and the Associate Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut. In 2017, he authored “Rethinking Eucharist: A Relational Approach to First Communion Preparation” (March/April) and “The Renewing Power of the Eucharist” (November/December). Go to wordsnvisions.com for more information about his work.