FROM OUR EDITORS—January 27, 2019 – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ January 21, 2019

In this Sunday's Second Reading, Saint Paul reminds us that we are members of the Body of Christ and that even though each member has a different role, all of us are equally important and vital for the body to survive. Pope Francis exhorts us to “remember more often what we are, what the Lord Jesus made of us: we are his body: that body which [...]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 20, 2019 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 15, 2019
Sunday Gospel Jan 20

John 2:1–11 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus begins his public ministry at a wedding feast at Cana in Galilee. He saves the groom some embarrassing moments by providing a fresh supply of wine. Jesus demonstrates that he brings people together in joy and that he uses human events to convey his message that the Kingdom […]

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The Voice of the Vatican

Author: Nicholle Check ~ January 15, 2019
Vatican

Pope Francis communicates with Catholics worldwide in a number of ways—for example, his Twitter account (@pontifex) has 18 million followers in nine languages. The Vatican has a long history of worldwide communication. Vatican Radio, also known as the Voice of the Vatican, broadcasts 24 hours every day. The man who organized the original broadcasts in […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 13, 2019 – Baptism of the Lord

Author: David Dziena ~ January 8, 2019
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Luke 3:15–16, 21–22 The story of Jesus’ baptism in Sunday’s Gospel shows the mystery of the Blessed Trinity. After John baptizes Jesus in the Jordan, God announces to the crowd that Jesus is his beloved Son, and the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove settled on him. Baptism makes all adopted children of […]

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Gather Families Together

Author: Nicholle Check ~ January 8, 2019
Gather Families

Have you resolved to bring give families resources for prayer and Scripture study in the new year? Family catechesis programs gather children and parents to celebrate a common Gospel message. The Gospel for All Ages Family Catechesis program from Pflaum provides weekly plans that integrate the Sunday Gospel and the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies. Each week, […]

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