Spirituality

Jesus calls us to find God in our world, even when it’s broken

Even in the most troubled relationships and unfair situations, we have the opportunity to find God, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

Jesus in an unlikely (and cheap) disguise

A troubled young man who looks and dresses like popular images of Christ actually reveals the Savior's nature -- especially when he is handcuffed and escorted out of church, writes Gina Christian.

Readings of the Holy Mass: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Read or listen to the readings before Mass with these resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, using the New American Bible, Revised Edition.

Faith is lived in community, not isolation, pope says

Speaking in Madrid Feb. 14, Pope Francis said lay Catholics live out their calling by sharing their God-given gifts with others.

Readings of the Holy Mass: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Read or listen to the readings before Mass with these resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, using the New American Bible, Revised Edition.

The best Valentine ever

A happily single Gina Christian reflects on finding love in places -- and people -- the world overlooks.

What’s the official position on Latin Mass?

Father Kenneth Doyle advises a reader on the extraordinary form of the liturgy, which has gained popularity in several parishes. In response to another reader, he explains the Candlemas blessing.

Readings of the Holy Mass: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Read or listen to the readings before Mass with these resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, using the New American Bible, Revised Edition.

Jesus shows the way to doing good deeds, the acts of love

Every person we meet gives us an opportunity to be good, whether through a simple act of kindness or friendly word, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior in his reflection of the readings for this Sunday's Mass.

‘You go girl’ – straight to Jesus

An old slang phrase reminds Gina Christian of a woman in Scripture who refused to let illness, adversity or fear prevent her from encountering Christ.