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Solemnity of All Saints: Strive for a saintly life

Sunday Scripture readings, Nov. 1, 2020 Solemnity of All Saints 1) Rv 7:2-4, 9-14 Psalm 24:1-6 2) 1 Jn 3:1-3 Gospel: Mt 5:1-12 Strive for a saintly life Holiness is one...

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jesus, our teacher, steers us towards...

Sunday Scripture readings, Oct. 18, 2020 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 45:1, 4-6 Psalm 96:1, 3-5, 7-10 2) 1 Thes 1:1-5 Gospel: Mt 22:15-21 Jesus, our teacher, steers...

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fix your mind and heart on...

Sunday Scripture readings, Oct. 4, 2020 Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 5:1-7 Psalm 80:9, 12-16, 19-20 2) Phil 4:6-9 Gospel: Mt 21:33-43 Fix your mind and heart on...

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: God’s generosity is unbounded

Sunday Scripture readings, Sept. 20, 2020 Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 55:6-9 Psalm 145: 2-3, 8-9, 17-18 2) Phil 1:20-24, 27 Gospel: Mt 20:1-16 God's generosity is unbounded The...

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Faith means expressing our love for...

Sunday Scripture readings, Sept. 6, 2020 Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Ez 33:7-9 Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9 2) Rom 13:8-10 Gospel: Mt 18:15-20 Faith means expressing our love for God...

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: Like any good teacher, Jesus challenges...

Sunday Scripture readings, Aug. 23, 2020 Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 22:19-23 Psalm 138:1-3, 6, 8 2) Rom 11:33-36 Gospel: Mt 16:13-20 Like any good teacher, Jesus challenges...

New ‘Directory for Catechesis’: A timely invitation to catechetical renewal

The long-awaited "Directory for Catechesis" from the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization arrives at a most timely moment as the universal church seeks...

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Faith is a treasure of great...

Sunday Scripture readings, July 26, 2020: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12 Psalm 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130 2) Rom 8:28-30 Gospel: Mt 13:44-52...

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Parables bring the kingdom of God...

Sunday Scripture readings, July 12, 2020: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 55:10-11 Psalm 65:10-14 2) Rom 8:18-23 Gospel: Mt 13:1-23, or 13:1-9 Parables bring the kingdom of...

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Welcoming the ordinary, recognizing the extraordinary

Sunday Scripture readings, June 28, 2020: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) 2 Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16 Psalm 89:2-3, 16-17, 18-19 2) Rom 6:3-4, 8-11 Gospel: Mt 10:37-42 Welcoming the...

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