Spirituality

Advent is a season of hope and longing

Read Msgr. Joseph Prior’s reflection on the readings of the Holy Mass for the First Sunday of Advent.

Jesus our King leads us to our heavenly Father

Read Msgr. Joseph Prior’s reflection on the readings of the Holy Mass for The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Jesus calls us to persevere in living the life of faith

Read Msgr. Joseph Prior’s reflection on the readings of the Holy Mass for the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus calls us to be witnesses of hope

Receiving the Word of God, we are filled with hope that someday we and all the faithful departed who have gone before us will rise from the dead and share in the fulness of life, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

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.

St. Martin of Tours shows how to encounter Christ through someone in need

The fourth-century saint, renowned for his selflessness, remains a model for selflessly serving the poor among us today, writes Sean McLaughlin.

The Lover of souls knows us each by name

The God who created the vast universe sees every person -- no matter how great or small in the world's eyes -- as worthy of divine love, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.

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.

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.

Humility leads us to recognize God’s love

The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector demonstrate the importance of remaining humble before the Lord, so that he can raise us to the heights of his mercy, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior.