Biographies verses the four Gospels/Secret archive of the Bishop
Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
First reading: Wis 7:7-11
Second reading: Heb 4:12-13
Gospel: Mk 10:17-30
To reach young people and teach them the faith, Catholics must first show them that they are loved, “not just judged, discarded, or abused,” said a 29-year-old observer at the Synod of Bishops.
In response to the church abuse crisis, many parishes around the country have been bringing out the big guns in a spiritual sense — calling on St. Michael the Archangel to help the church.
Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
First reading: Gn 2:18-24
Second reading: Heb 2:9-11
Gospel: Mk 10:2-16
Setting the stage for a monthlong gathering of bishops, Pope Francis urged synod fathers not to be crushed by “prophets of doom,” but to be the signs of hope and joy for which today’s young people yearn.
A noted side effects to the new digital age is a rapidly shortening attention span which makes praying the rosary difficult for the younger generation.
In October, the majority of the 50 sisters who live in the monastery founded by St. Mary of the Incarnation will head to the Quebec borough of Beauport and a uninterrupted cycle that dates back to 17th-century New France is coming to an end.
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
First Reading: Nm 11:25-29
Second Reading: Jas 5:1-6
Gospel: Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48