Advent Resources

Just in time to help you and your families celebrate Advent well this year, we have put together the best resources we could find. We even categorized them for an… Read More

Living Advent Well Posters

We know that this time of year can be chaotic. The secular world jumped from Halloween to Christmas in a weekend and many of us already feel far beyond. In… Read More

Pope Francis on Sacred Music

Liturgical and sacred music can be a powerful instrument of evangelization, because it gives people a glimpse of the beauty of heaven, Pope Francis said recently at an international meeting… Read More

The Communion of Saints

As we commemorate this month of All Saints and All Souls, we are reminded that “The communion of saints is the Church” (CCC 946). But where can we go to… Read More

Tending the Garden

Antonio Machado was a Spanish poet who lived from 1875 to 1939. I discovered his work when a friend of mine – a retired bishop who taught me at Notre… Read More

The Real Presence of Jesus

On the night before he suffered and died, Jesus shared one last meal with his disciples. We remember this meal every time we attend Mass. We remember that, during this… Read More

The Reader At Mass

Have you ever attended Mass and wondered to yourself if the person reading the Scriptures has ever even seen the words before? This article, by the USCCB, offers reflections on… Read More

On Serving at the Altar

Being an altar server is an act of prayer, according to Pope Francis. Read more about his comments at the article below. Also included is a reflection on his own… Read More

Why the Tabernacle?

Should I genuflect in front of the tabernacle? Should I bow? Why do we have a tabernacle anyway? These articles, from Our Sunday Visitor and Catholic Culture, offer some history… Read More

What Are Young People Saying At Synod2018?

On the morning of October 9, 2018, during the 5th General Congregation of the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the Reports of the… Read More

Hope

I have St. Paul on the brain these days. Especially the fifth line of the fifth chapter of Romans. “Hope does not disappoint.” I do not know why I started… Read More

You Are Needed

By not participating in Sunday Eucharist, we “deprive the body of Christ of one of its members.” This article, by the Liturgy Training Publications, reminds us that everyone has a… Read More