FROM OUR EDITORS—March 17, 2019 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Author: Joan McKamey ~ March 11, 2019

Para la versión en español, haga clic aqui. Listen to him. In Sunday’s Gospel of the Transfiguration, a voice from the cloud says, “This is my chosen Son; listen to him.” That doesn’t sound so difficult, but really listening to another—in this case, the Son of God—requires more than our attention. Listening involves making a [...]


SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 27, 2019 – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 22, 2019

Luke 1:1–4; 4:14–21 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says he fulfills the words of the prophet Isaiah. He is chosen to bring good news to the poor, sight to the blind, and freedom to captives. Those who follow Jesus are called to continue his work of mercy, love, and acceptance. Lucas 1, 1–4; 4, 14–21 En […]


Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Author: Nicholle Check ~ January 22, 2019
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More than 2.3 million students attend Catholic schools in the United States. Founded in 1974, National Catholic Schools Week celebrates the contributions that Catholic education provides to young people as well as to the Church, our communities, and the nation. The event takes place each year starting on the last Sunday in January and going […]


The Presentation of the Lord

Author: Nicholle Check ~ January 22, 2019
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On Saturday, February 2, the Gospel Reading (Luke 2:22–40) describes Jesus’ presentation in the Temple of Jerusalem as a fulfillment of Jewish law. It marked the end of Mary’s 40-day confinement after giving birth and the Jewish tradition of the redemption of a firstborn son. Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the Temple so that […]


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

Author: David Dziena ~ January 15, 2019
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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 […]


The Voice of the Vatican

Author: Nicholle Check ~ January 15, 2019

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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