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Summer is a busy time of comings and goings, which may be why I didn’t receive a question for this column. So in the spirit of summer travel and activities I offer you some timely prayers.
First Century Feast Date: July 3 Named among the Twelve Apostles in all four Gospels, Thomas figured prominently in several stories in John. He said he was ready to die with Jesus, that he didn’t know where Jesus was going and so couldn’t follow, and famously doubted a post-Resurrection appearance until he himself saw the […]
fter a trip to Rome to discuss details about an upcoming ceremony that will result in El Salvador’s first saint, Msgr. Rafael Urrutia was eager to share a cache of official prayer cards of soon-to-be St. Oscar Arnulfo Romero.
Behind the indifference toward human life lies a contagious illness that blinds people to the lives, challenges and struggles of others, Pope Francis said.
At the end of a day dedicated to celebrating 70 years of an ecumenical fellowship forged by the World Council of Churches, Pope Francis turned to the region’s Catholics, reminding them of what lies at the heart of the faith.
The Ten Commandments given by God are meant to protect his children from self-destruction; they are not harsh rules meant to enslave and oppress, Pope Francis said.
A three-day symposium, called “Thomistic Philosophy and Natural Science” and held in Washington by the Thomistic Institute and the Society of Catholic Scientists, focused on the intersection between the natural sciences, especially physics and biology, and Thomistic thought.
11th Sunday in Ordinary Time
First reading: Ez 17:22-24
Second reading: 2 Cor 5:6-10
Gospel: Mk 4:26-34
I have long believed that the greatest poverty in this world is a lack of recognition of our own dignity and that of those around us.
Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
First reading: Gn 3:9-15
Second reading: 2 Cor 4:13 – 5:1
Gospel: Mk 3:20-35