Spirituality

Jesus calls us to care for the poor as a sign of our love

The parable of the rich man and Lazarus is an example of what -- and what not -- to do in living out Christian discipleship, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Jesus calls us to desire the things of God

The perplexing parable of the wicked servant ultimately urges us to seek not the passing things of earth, but the lasting treasures of heaven, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

God seeks the lost, and brings them home to his love

The Parable of the Prodigal Son reminds us that no matter how far we stray from the Lord, he remains ready to embrace and heal us, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

Jesus calls us to put God’s ways above our own

Following Christ requires us to prioritize what we value, from relationships to possessions, so that the Father remains central to our lives, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

In the life of faith, humility is essential

Scripture and even sports advice attest to the wisdom of forsaking pride, and turning to One greater than ourselves, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

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