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FROM OUR EDITORS—June 27, 2021 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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On Tuesday, June 29, the Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles. Peter, a fisherman from Galilee and the rock of the Church, and Paul, apostle to the Gentiles, were fundamental in the advancement of the Christian faith after Jesus’ Death and Resurrection. Both died in Rome; Peter was crucified, and Paul was decapitated. […] [READ MORE]

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—June 27, 2021 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Mark 5:21–43

“Why this commotion and weeping? The child is not dead but asleep.” –Mark 5:39

When we think resurrection, the Easter mystery is uppermost on the list. But there are also three stories of restored life in the Gospels. The most dramatic is that of Lazarus, who answers the call to come out of his tomb after four days. Yet he returns to the living without the slightest hint of the odor of death clinging to him. It’s as if decay knew it was not Lazarus’s time. […] [READ MORE]

Summertime Is Family Time

This past year has required you to connect and partner with parish families in new and creative ways, so keep up the connection over the summer months. It’s the Amoris Laetitia Family Year through June 26, 2022. Check out the ten monthly videos […] [READ MORE]

Saint Joseph: Minister of Salvation

Like the previous two new invocations, Minister of Salvation is not exactly obvious when applied to Joseph. The word minister generally means a member of the clergy or the head of a government department, neither of which fits Saint Joseph. […] [READ MORE]

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David Dziena

David Dziena is the Publisher of Pflaum Publishing Group. He has also served as Executive Editor and […]

Nicholle Check
Senior Editor

Nicholle Check, senior editor, joined Pflaum Publishing Group in 2014. Throughout her 25-year career in publishing […]

Joan McKamey
Project Editor

Joan McKamey, project editor, joined the Gospel Weeklies editorial team in September 2016. […]

Erika De Urquidi
Bilingual Editor

Erika De Urquidi, bilingual editor, joined Bayard, Inc. in July 2018. During her 15 years as a professional translator […]