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Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Though our prayer might be imperfect,...

Sunday Scripture reading, Aug. 30, 2020 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Jer 20:7-9 Psalm 63:2-6, 8-9 2) Rom 12:1-2 Gospel: Mt 16:21-27 In the first line of the first...

Keep in mind that faith is not only taught, but caught:...

"Mom, you too slow. I do it." The almost 3-year-old began to say the Hail Mary, complete with a little head bow at the name...

Pope Francis sends aid to Lebanon to help Catholic Church and...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has sent 250,000 euros ($295,000) to Lebanon to help the Catholic Church and Catholic charitable organizations assist people impacted...

Lent: Silent prayer in a noisy digital world

As Catholics, our lives shift a bit during the season of Lent, as is visibly marked on Ash Wednesday with ashes on our foreheads....

Prayer, almsgiving, fasting: How to approach Lent as a family

Incorporating children into our Lenten journey can be difficult for parents. I know it was for me, until one year, when I was at...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Here I am, Lord

Sunday Scripture reading, Jan. 19, 2020 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 49:3, 5-6 Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10 2) 1 Cor 1:1-3 Gospel: Jn 1:29-34 Here I am, Lord Lovely...

Hypocrisy of ‘spiritual tourism’ destroys the church, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Christians who focus more on being superficially close to the church rather than care for their fellow brothers and sisters are...

“Heart of church’s mission is prayer”, says Pope Francis to prayer...

VATICAN CITY -- Prayer helps men and women to view reality through the eyes of faith and to have a spiritual outlook on life...

An open prayer to God for clarity in discernment

Dear Lord, Sometimes the morning fog seems the perfect metaphor for my inability to see where you are calling me. How, through the mist and...

Our life’s work: How do we discern what God is asking...

"Samuel, Samuel!" the Lord calls, in one of the more famous stories of discernment in the Bible. After bothering his teacher, Eli, three times,...

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