Two Fantastic Feasts The Feast of the Holy Trinity Holy Trinity Sunday was instituted by Pope Gregory IX in the ninth century. It was not established until the fourteenth century by Pope John XXII.  Holy Trinity celebrated the belief in…

Saints Peter and Paul by Christina Weigand Simon grumbled as he dropped the nets intothe water. He looked at Jesus and shook hishead. Jesus smiled.Suddenly Simon’s boat tipped. Water andfish sloshed over the side. Simon calledAndrew to help pull in…

Pentecost The Birthday of the Church The Apostles and Maryhuddled together in the UpperRoom. It would only be amatter of time before thosewho arrested Jesus wouldstart looking for them. AndJesus, while he had risenfrom the dead, stayed withthe apostles until…

by Maria Riley Reporter: Abraham, thank you for taking time to talk with me today. How are you?Abraham: I’m well, thank you. Though my body started to slow down after turning 100 many years ago.Reporter: I want to ask you…

by: Christina Weigand St. Faustina loved to pray. She loved it so much she joined a convent in Warsaw, Poland, when she was 20 years old. She reported to her spiritual advisors that she saw visions of Jesus and even…

When you hear the feast of the Immaculate Conception mentioned, what do you picture in your mind? What are the first thoughts? For many Catholics, they mistakenly think of the conception of Jesus as the Immaculate Conception. While He of…

By K.E Keating Sometime during this Advent you will probably hear the Advent carol “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”. This tune is French, from the 15th century. The chant the words are based on is over 1,000 years old. You…

During the Annunciation, the angel Gabriel told Mary that “Jesus” would be her child’s name. The name of a person is a deep and meaningful thing, which often encompasses who we are as an individual. Think of a time you…

St. Nicholas was a bishop in the third century who was known for his kindness and generosity. His parents died when he was young but left him a big inheritance. St. Nicholas came from a prayerful family who took their…

What is the Solemnity of Christ the King? The Solemnity of Christ the King, which we celebrate this year on November 21, 2021, is a relatively new celebration. We celebrate it on the last Sunday in Ordinary Time before Advent.…