A Mother’s Day Prayer

All-loving God, we give you thanks and praise for mothers young and old. We pray for young mothers, who give life and count toes and tend to our every need; May they be blessed with patience and tenderness to care for their families and themselves with great joy. We pray for our own mothers who

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Easter Sunday Gospel Reflection

Luke 24:13-35 That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with them,

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Palm Sunday Gospel Reflection

Luke 23:1-49 The elders of the people, chief priests and scribes, arose and brought Jesus before Pilate. They brought charges against him, saying, “We found this man misleading our people; he opposes the payment of taxes to Caesar and maintains that he is the Christ, a king.” Pilate asked him, “Are you the king of

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A Prayer for Lent

 I Will Turn (a daily prayer for Lent) Lord, I will turn, Turn my face towards you. I will lay before you the desert areas I hide And turn to soak in your refreshing words of life. I will cast aside the barren, selfish pursuits And turn to rest in the tranquil warmth of

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Sunday Gospel Reflection

Luke 13:1-9 Some people told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices. Jesus said to them in reply, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans? By no means! But I tell you, if you do

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Confronting Injustice in the Amazon

The following information was created by Global Catholic Climate Movement, a worldwide network of 800+ Catholic organizations and thousands of Catholic people bringing Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ to life. This week, we commemorate the death of Sr. Dorothy Stang,”Martyr of the Amazon.” Sr. Dorothy was born in the United States, but moved to live with the

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Ash Wednesday Gospel Reflection

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father. When you give alms, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to

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