Fr. Christopher Seith

About Fr. Christopher Seith

Rev. Christopher Seith was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington in 2014. In 2017, he began his doctoral studies at Catholic University, while living at St. John Paul II Seminary. In the spring of 2020, he successfully defended his dissertation in which he examined Josef Pieper’s thought to argue that digital devices, unless they are used in a way contrary to their intended use, will imprison their users within a workaday world and damage their ability to joyfully celebrate the divine mysteries. He is currently the Director of Spiritual Formation at the seminary.

On Live Streaming the Mass

In an article written in 1953, the German philosopher Josef Pieper raises an alarm about the TV-transmission of the Mass that, at first, sounds hyperbolic and out of date. He seems horrified at what, for us, has become the norm. He argues … [Read more...]