Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

In 2016, Pope Francis declared that the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time should be celebrated each year as the World Day of the Poor. This day gives us an opportunity for deeper reflection on how we can show solidarity and compassion for our brothers and sisters who are...

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

As we approach the end of the Liturgical Year, today we are invited to ponder the prophetic dimension of the Eucharist, for it is an anticipation of the Heavenly Banquet, the Wedding Feast of the Lamb (cf. Rv 19:9), which will take place with the return of Christ, the...

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

The lifestyle of the scribes and Pharisees described by Jesus in today’s Gospel stands in stark contrast to way of a servant – that is, the way of Jesus himself, who came to serve not to be served, and the way of his followers. The scribes and Pharisees strive for...

Solemnity of All Saints

Today is the joyful day when we remember and celebrate all the saints – all our brothers and sisters who are with God in Heaven, those we know by name, and those we do not. These are members of the one Church, but already in glory. For, as the Catechism tells us, the...