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The apostles’ mission to repent and believe is ours too

Posted on January 22nd, 2015

Jesus is on a mission of salvation when he calls the apostles, including everyone today, to respond and follow him, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior on the readings for this Sunday’s Mass.


Readings of the holy Mass – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted on January 22nd, 2015

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.


Jesus offers what we’re looking for: Life

Posted on January 16th, 2015

In his commentary on this Sunday’s readings for Mass, Msgr. Joseph Prior reflects on the calling of disciples by Jesus, and what it means for people’s constant search for him today.


Readings of the holy Mass – Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted on January 16th, 2015

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.


Why was Jesus baptized? It’s simple, and it’s complex

Posted on January 9th, 2015

Msgr. Joseph Prior writes a short answer – Jesus chose baptism, he didn’t need it – and a longer answer to the question on the eve of the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord this Sunday.


Readings of the holy Mass – The Baptism of the Lord

Posted on January 9th, 2015

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.


On Epiphany, celebrate the gift of Jesus

Posted on January 3rd, 2015

Allowing Christ into the home of our family will animate that family with love, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior. And the light, which is Christ, will shine forth for all the nations — and that is the greatest of all gifts.


Readings of the holy Mass – The Epiphany of the Lord

Posted on January 3rd, 2015

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.


God always keeps his promises

Posted on December 19th, 2014

The fulfillment of God’s promises happens according to his design but that requires our response of loving obedience, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior on the Fourth Sunday of Advent.


Readings of the holy Mass – the Fourth Sunday of Advent

Posted on December 19th, 2014

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.


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