FROM OUR EDITORS—May 26, 2019 – 6th Sunday of Easter

Author: Joan McKamey ~ May 21, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.  This Friday, May 31st, we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. When Pope Francis meditated on this mystery in 2013, he stated that there are three words that sum up Mary´s attitude: listening, decision, and action. These three words also apply to our lives as disciples of [...]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—26 de mayo, 2019 – 6.o Domingo de Pascua

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 14, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ. Juan 14, 23–29 “No dejes que tus corazones se turben o tengan miedo’’. –Juan 14, 27 Jesús trae paz y nunca temor. ¿No es extraño, entonces, que la religión haya sido tan a menudo portadora de miedo y ansiedad para tantos? Obviamente no es Jesús quien produce […]

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Planning Ahead: Late Close Lessons

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 7, 2019
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Lessons for the 2018–19 Pflaum Gospel Weeklies end this year on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. If your classes meet beyond May 12, you may choose to use any the Late Close lessons available online for Seeds, Promise, Good News, Venture, and Visions. At each level, the lessons cover the same topics—Creation, Ascension, Pentecost, and parables. Lessons are not dependent on each […]

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Saint Rita of Cascia

Author: Nicholle Check ~ May 7, 2019
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This 14th-century saint endured a great deal of violence and sadness in her life, including physical abuse and the death of her spouse and her twin sons. She expressed interest in a living religious vocation from early on, but was discouraged by her parents who thought that marriage would ensure her security. After the deaths […]

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EVANGELIO DOMINICAL—19 de mayo, 2019 – 5.o Domingo de Pascua

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 6, 2019
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Para la versión en inglés, haga clic aquÍ.  Juan 13, 31–33a. 34–35 “Ámense los unos a los otros, como yo los he amado’’. –Juan 13, 34 Aquí hay un pequeño detalle que debemos notar en esta historia de la Última Cena. Jesús emite el mandamiento de amor DESPUÉS de que Judas abandona la habitación. El […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—May 19, 2019 – 5th Sunday of Easter

Author: Alice Camille ~ May 6, 2019
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquÍ.   John 13:31–33a, 34–34 “As I have loved you, so also should you love one another.” –John 13:34 Here’s a tiny detail to notice in this story from the Last Supper. Jesus issues the love commandment after Judas leaves the room. The spirit of self-interest must depart before […]

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