An apocalyptic scene.

A Time Unsurpassed in Distress

For Sunday, November 15, 2015, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time   BBC broadcasts from Burundi are horrific. Dead bodies in the streets. Killed execution style. President Pierre Nkurunziza is demanding that […]

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Five Ways to Give Thanks Online this November

Today, it’s easier than ever before to show your thankfulness. From apps to trending hashtags, there are so many creative choices of forums for spreading a little positivity from the […]

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Cherished Treasures: Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica

Catholics who attend daily Mass come across interesting feasts all the time: unknown saints and martyrs, various titles for Jesus and Our Lady, the Chair of St. Peter. One of […]

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A Mother With an Open Heart

“A Church which “goes forth” is a Church whose doors are open.” -Pope Francis In order for the Church to always have an attitude of openness we must cultivate patience […]

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Stewardship is All About Money!?!

Our treasure is an extremely powerful gift from God that can change lives for the better or destroy them. It can never be ignored. And because money holds such a […]

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Embracing Life

For Sunday, November 8, 2015, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time After reading the story of creation in Genesis, what images come to mind? We hear of a God freely and intentionally […]

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Never fear! A patron saint is here!

Anxious? Worried? Check out this great infographic which guides you to prayers and patron saints to help you with life’s struggles! Click here to view and download the infographic

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Lost No More: All Souls’ Day

We all have people in our family that we wish would turn to the Lord and let him carry their burden. On this All Souls’ Day, Tracy Welliver reflects on […]

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Featured Bulletin Makeover: St. Joachim

St. Joachim Catholic Church in Hayward, CA, is a bilingual community united in faith and guided by the Holy Spirit. Needing to communicate in two languages, their bulletin editor was […]

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Everyday Stewardship: All Saints Day

I remember when the first Superman movie came out. It was 1978 and it seemed quite awesome to this 10-year-old boy they were making a movie out of a comic book […]

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The Layers of Fall

In our lives as Christian disciples, we put layers and layers of theology or spirituality on top of our primary relationship with Jesus. Initial layers of prayer and Church teaching […]

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The Call to Greatness

For Sunday, November 1, 2015, All Saints When we are young, we carry within us ambitious dreams for our future. We imagine what we may be one day-an astronaut, a doctor, […]

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