Spirituality

Making a home for generations to come

Moving to a new house reminded Gina Christian of those who stand before and after us in human history -- and the urgent need to care for the planet we all share.

The miracle we share at every Mass

An upcoming document from the U.S. bishops reflects on the church's teachings on the Eucharist over the centuries -- a timely meditation for Mass, writes Greg Erlandson.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Thirty-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.

Today’s stressful life meets Jesus’ timeless teaching

The obligations and busyness of modern life cause anxiety for many people, noticed by their pastors, such as Msgr. Joseph Prior. He points out this Sunday's Gospel as a timely remedy.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Thirty-first 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.

Saints and skeletons on Halloween

The prelude to All Saints Day may have a pagan past, but even crazy costumes and ghostly ghouls reveal our longing for the Savior who destroyed death, writes Gina Christian.

When you’re lost, remember, God has a plan

On a bicycle tour of Bucks County, Kim Griffin became exhausted and lost. But good advice and a friendly reminder by a faith-filled tour official got her tires, and her spiritual life, back on track.

3 steps to a joyful life, not necessarily happiness

Msgr. Joseph Prior explains the readings for this Sunday's Mass and how our mindfulness of God's care for his children, our relationship with him and his fidelity allow us to rejoice in hope, no matter the circumstances of life.

Readings of the Holy Mass – Thirtieth 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’ 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.