Daily Readings

  • Readings for the Mass during the DayReadings for the At the Vigil MassReadings for the Extended VigilReadings for the Pentecost Sunday – Mass during the Day At the Vigil Mass Extended Vigil Mass during the Day – – – Lectionary for Mass for Use in the Dioceses of the United States, second typical edition, Copyright […]
  • Readings for the Pentecost SundayReadings for the At the Vigil MassReadings for the Extended VigilReadings for the Pentecost Sunday – Mass during the Day Reading I Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving […]
  • Readings for the Pentecost SundayReadings for the Mass during the DayReadings for the Extended VigilReadings for the Pentecost Sunday – Mass during the Day Reading I Gn 11:1-9 The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words. While the people were migrating in the east, they came upon a valley in the land […]
  • Readings for the Pentecost SundayReadings for the Mass during the DayReadings for the At the Vigil MassReadings for the Pentecost Sunday – Mass during the Day Reading 1 Genesis 11:1-9 The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words. While the people were migrating in the east, they came upon a valley in […]
  • Readings for the Pentecost SundayReadings for the Mass during the DayReadings for the At the Vigil MassReadings for the Extended Vigil Reading 1 Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the skya noise like a strong driving wind,and it filled the entire house […]

Vatican News

  • WASHINGTON (OSV News) — Pope Francis will send Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle as his special envoy to the U.S. Catholic Church’s 10th National Eucharistic Congress July 17-21 in Indianapolis, and the cardinal will celebrate the congress’s closing Mass. Cardinal Tagle is pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization’s Section for First Evangelization and New Particular Churches. […]
  • Soundbytes of Pope Francis’ upcoming “60 Minutes” programming on CBS News. Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker’s remarks at Benedictine College. Dicastery norms on supernatural phenomena. Abortion. Church scandals. Gender. Climate change. Violence. Politics. I’m not a theologian, but it doesn’t seem like a coincidence that so many sensational and sensationalized things are happening […]
  • VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican has published new norms for the church to discern alleged supernatural phenomena, such as Marian apparitions and mystical visions, which streamline the discernment process for bishops, allow the Vatican to avoid making definitive judgments on the authenticity of the events and reaffirm that Catholics are not obliged to […]
  • DAVENPORT, Iowa (OSV News) — Separate lawsuits filed by the U.S. Justice Department and civil rights groups claim that the state of Iowa’s new immigration law, which creates a state crime for unlawful reentry, violates federal law and the U.S. Constitution. Both lawsuits were filed May 9, eight days after prayer rallies and marches […]
  • (OSV News) — In 1776, Father Junipero Serra, a Spanish Franciscan missionary, dedicated a small mission church in San Francisco to St. Francis Assisi. On May 18, the mission of San Francisco de Asis, also known as Mission Dolores, will host an evening of Eucharistic adoration and prayer for the launch of the National […]
  • (OSV News) — This Ugandan ministry is transforming societal structures to “ensure dignity and justice for all.” Now it has been awarded the inaugural Premio San Giovanni Paolo II — Award of St. John Paul II, established Feb. 7, 2023, by the Vatican’s John Paul II Foundation. “We didn’t know that our humble work […]
  • JERUSALEM (OSV News) — In a previously unpublicized visit, Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, entered the Gaza Strip May 16, reaching Holy Family Parish for his first pastoral visit since the outbreak of Israel-Hamas war following the Oct. 7, 2023, Hamas attack on Israel. Holy Family Parish priest Father Gabriel Romanelli, […]
  • By Teresa Pitt Green Most Catholics experience the crisis of sexual abuse by clergy in relation to headlines, as stories from around the globe or from the local parish where a trusted priest has been removed. Yet the pain of abuse within the church bleeds somewhere else, in Someone else’s wounds, which are the […]