Use your gifts

Roger Karban

Listening to today's first reading is to know that a prophet's call is almost always the last element inserted into our biblical collection ...

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With what gifts?

Patricia Datchuck Sánchez

Eight centuries before the Magi from the east came bearing gifts to present to Jesus, Micah asked, "With what shall I come before the Lord a ...

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The coming one

Patricia Datchuck Sánchez

As Advent wends its way to its annual goal, the unique spirituality of this holy season is reflected in the songs, hymns and sacred texts th ...

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Promises, promises

Angie O'Gorman

In a cold and fallow season of waiting, watching and wondering, it is not surprising to find ourselves reflecting on the past and looking to ...

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Solemnity of Christ the King

Sister Laurie Brink, O.P.

First Reading: Daniel 7:13-14 Responsorial Psalm 93:1, 1-2, 5 Second Reading: Revelations 1:5-8 Gospel: John 18:33B-37 ...

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Seasons of Prayer

Patricia Cooney Hathaway

The seasons of the year provide for many people an intuitive metaphor for understanding seasons of our lives. The lyrics to Frank Sinatra’ ...

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To cope or to hope

Mary McGlone

"The end is near!" One of my favorite cartoons about the end of the world shows the bearded ascetic with his warning sign, which says som ...

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The Widows

Pat Brennan

Whenever I re-read or hear the story of the widow in the first book of Kings, or the story of the widow in Mark, chapter 12, I am reminded o ...

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Authentic discipleship

Biagio Mazza

As we approach the end of the liturgical year, the focus of our Sunday readings turns to the end times and to what is expected of those who ...

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A communion of saints

Biagio Mazza

This year, Nov. 1, the Solemnity of All Saints, falls on a Sunday. The solemnity supersedes the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time and off ...

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