Readings of the holy Mass – the Fourth Sunday of Advent
Read or listen to the readings before Mass with the resources below from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, using the New American Bible, Revised Edition.
Books explore the changing and evolving reality of marriage
In their own way, the authors of three books see the picture of marriage changing not necessarily for the better. They use different lenses to analyze why and to attempt to address the problems they see.
Christmas decorations inspire everyone, even nonbelievers, to love
The Nativity scene and Christmas tree “are an invitation to unity, harmony and peace; an invitation to make room — in our personal and social life — for God,” Pope Francis said today, meeting the people who donated the centerpieces of the Vatican Christmas decorations.