Spirituality

Jesus’ divine love is anchor we seek in a fast-moving world

The passion, death and resurrection of Jesus provide the context of life’s joys, hopes, griefs and anxieties, because he has experienced them and through it all, he saves us, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior on this Sunday's readings for Mass.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-ninth 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-eighth 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.

Road block of wealth removed by trust in God

In this Sunday's Gospel, Jesus addresses a rich man who cannot put God at the center of his life. The journey we are on is a good one, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior, but we face obstacles to an abundant life.

The only way to cross the Red Sea

When you're at the shores of a daunting ocean in life, the Lord stands ready to make a way -- and to walk every step of it with you, writes Gina Christian.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Twenty-seventh 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’ ancient teaching on the grace of marriage still relevant today

Msgr. Joseph Prior explains the Gospel reading for this Sunday's Mass, in which Jesus reframes the Pharisees' question about divorce. Since the beginning of creation, marriage has been a sign of divine and human faithfulness.

Rewriting the headlines for the better, with the help of a few Scottish sisters

Peggy and Christine Smith couldn't even attend church due to their infirmities, but their humble prayers sparked a spiritual revival that transformed their wayward village -- and we're called to do the same, writes Gina Christian.

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.

If there’s an obstacle on your spiritual journey, remove it

Anything that gets in the way of the abundant life and joy that Jesus offers is an obstacle that can frustrate us on our spiritual journey, explains Msgr. Joseph Prior. Jesus encourages us to move forward unimpeded toward the Kingdom of God.