For Philadelphia Archdiocese, a Powerful Conservative Voice Before he was named on Tuesday to lead the prominent but troubled Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput spent the last 14 years in Denver establishing himself as one of the nation’s most prominent advocates of a politically engaged and conservative Catholicism
Birth Control and NFP: What's the Difference? As Pope John Paul II has explained, the difference really rests on a person's answers to some very basic questions like, "What is marriage?" What is sex? What is the human body? What is love?
Assurance of the God’s Final Harvest I will speak about the joy of receiving the sacrament of reconciliation with someone I meet today, planting in that person’s heart the seed of the desire to receive this sacrament.
Called to Be Servants Out of love for Christ, present in the least of my brothers and sisters, I will examine myself on what genuine Christian service means to me in practice, and what place it usually has in my daily life.
Pressured to Die: Euthanasia Push Continues Far from protecting the dignity of those who are seriously ill and suffering, a euthanasia law would undermine dignity by undermining our sense of individual worth, no matter our suffering and disability
The Evangelizing Mission in the Digital Era “If the Church does not become aware of the cultural changes that are occurring due to the system of communications currently in use, we will have much difficulty evangelizing in the near future.”
Jesus Is a Bad Farmer Join Fr. Scurti for the 16th Sunday in ordinary time.
Readings for Mass
First Reading: Wisdom 12:13, 16-19
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16
Second Reading: Romans 8:26-27
Gospel: Matthew 13:24-43 or 13:24-30