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2021-06-23 00:00:00

By: New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 15:1-12, Reading 1: Genesis 15:17-18, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 105:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 105:6-9, Gospel: Matthew 7:15-20


2021-06-23 00:00:00

By: Catholic Online

Joseph Cafasso was born at Castelnuovo d'Asti in the Piedmont, Italy, of peasant parents. He studied at the seminary at Turin, and was ordained in 1833. He continued his theological studies at the seminary and university at Turin and then at the Institute of St. Franics, and despite a deformed spine, became a brilliant lecturer in moral theology there. He was a popular teacher, actively opposed Jansenism, and fought state intrusion into Church affairs. He succeeded Luigi Guala as rector of the ...


2021-06-23 00:00:06

By: Catholic Online

Reading 1, Genesis 17:1, 9-10, 15-22 1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old Yahweh appeared to him and said, 'I am El Shaddai. Live in my presence, be perfect, 9 God further said to Abraham, 'You for your part must keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you, generation after generation. 10 This is my covenant which you must keep between myself and you, and your descendants after you: every one of your males must be circumcised. 15 Furthermore God said to Abraham, 'As regards your ...


2021-06-22 09:17:19

By: Catholic Online

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2021-06-22 00:00:00

By: Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Italian Parliament is debating a law that will create a national day dedicated to people with same-sex attraction. The law mandates schools must participate, something the Vatican warns infringes religious freedom in the nation's many Catholic schools. The Vatican has officially protested the law, an unprecedented move.


2021-06-21 00:00:00

By: Courtney Mares (CNA)

In his Angelus message this Sunday, Pope Francis offered a reminder that the Lord wants us to seek his presence in the trials and storms of life.


2021-06-20 00:00:00

By: Deacon Keith Fournier

The video for Sunday Mass will be available to view on Sunday morning.


2021-06-17 00:00:00

By: Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Supreme Court on Thursday found the city of Philadelphia violated the First Amendment rights of a Catholic adoption agency once the city learned the religious organization could not, and would not foster or adopt children to same-sex couples.


2021-06-23 00:00:00

By: Catholic Online

We thank you, O God, for the Love You have implanted in our hearts. May it always inspire us to be kind in our words, considerate of feeling, and concerned for each other's needs and wishes. Help us to be understanding and forgiving of human weaknesses and failings. Increase our faith and trust in You and may Your Prudence guide our life and love. Bless our Marriage O God, with Peace and Happiness, and make our love fruitful for Your glory and our Joy both here and in eternity.


2021-06-16 00:00:00

By: Catholic News Agency

Rebuilding after the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to confront the failures of the past, including failures towards God and neighbor, Pope Francis has said in a message to world leaders gathered in Bratislava.


2021-06-15 00:00:00

By: Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Over the weekend, a fellow Catholic mentioned they were having a difficult time remaining in the Church because of the scandals within it. He was emotional and upset, following the news that hundreds of indigenous children were found buried at the site of an old Catholic school for Indigenous people in Canada. He wasn't the first person to approach me with these concerns, and he won't be the last. Naturally, this is odious, so how should we respond? Shall we resign our membership and quit the ...


2021-06-14 00:00:00

By: Tony Magliano

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO), as reported by The Guardian, has warned that as COVID vaccines continue to roll out, the world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" as richer countries administer the vaccine on a vast scale, while poor countries are left behind."


2021-06-13 00:00:00

By: Deacon Keith Fournier

The video for Sunday Mass will be available to view on Sunday morning.


2021-06-22 00:00:10

By: Catholic Online

Reading 1, Isaiah 49:1-6 1 Coasts and islands, listen to me, pay attention, distant peoples. Yahweh called me when I was in the womb, before my birth he had pronounced my name. 2 He made my mouth like a sharp sword, he hid me in the shadow of his hand. He made me into a sharpened arrow and concealed me in his quiver. 3 He said to me, 'Israel, you are my servant, through whom I shall manifest my glory.' 4 But I said, 'My toil has been futile, I have exhausted myself for nothing, to no ...


2021-06-21 09:18:55

By: Catholic Online

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2021-06-11 00:00:00

By: Catholic News Agency

Bl. Carlo Acutis, the modern apostle of the Eucharist, continues his work of evangelization as his life continues to inspire devotion and art.


2021-06-10 00:00:00

By: Fr. Denis G Wilde O.S.A. / Associate Director Priests for Life

The Church's Liturgical year commemorates the work of God in the history of salvation by events, such as Christmas, Easter and Pentecost; by mysteries, The Trinity, Corpus Christi; central beliefs to our faith, and devotional aspects as well.


2021-06-09 00:00:00

By: Abigail James

The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Of all the devotions in the Church, devotion to the Sacred Heart remains one of the most popular and widespread devotions in the Catholic Church.


2021-06-08 00:00:00

By: Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Pope Francis beatified Maria Laura Mainetti, a nun who was martyred by stabbing in 2001. The public beatification took place on June 6, 2021, twenty-one years to-the-day after her martyrdom.


2021-06-21 00:00:03

By: Catholic Online

Reading 1, Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 1 Some time later, the word of Yahweh came to Abram in a vision: Do not be afraid, Abram! I am your shield and shall give you a very great reward. 2 'Lord Yahweh,' Abram replied, 'what use are your gifts, as I am going on my way childless? . . . 3 Since you have given me no offspring,' Abram continued, 'a member of my household will be my heir.' 4 Then Yahweh's word came to him in reply, 'Such a one will not be your heir; no, your heir will be the issue of ...


2021-06-20 00:00:06

By: Catholic Online

Reading 1, Genesis 13:2, 5-18 2 Abram was very rich in livestock, silver and gold. 5 Lot, who was travelling with Abram, had flocks and cattle of his own, and tents too. 6 The land was not sufficient to accommodate them both at once, for they had too many possessions to be able to live together. 7 Dispute broke out between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and those of Lot. (The Canaanites and Perizzites were living in the country at the time.) 8 Accordingly Abram said to Lot, 'We do not ...


2021-06-22 00:00:00

By: New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 13:2, Reading 1: Genesis 13:5-18, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 15:2-5, Gospel: Matthew 7:6, Gospel: Matthew 7:12-14


2021-06-22 00:00:00

By: Catholic Online

Thomas More was born in London on February 7, 1478. His father, Sir John More, was a lawyer and judge who rose to prominence during the reign of Edward IV. His connections and wealth would help his son, Thomas, rise in station as a young man. Thomas' mother was Agnes Graunger, the first wife of John More. John would have four wives during his life, but they each died, leaving John as a widower. Thomas had two brothers and three sisters, but three of his siblings died within a year of their ...


2021-06-22 00:00:00

By: Catholic Online

Father in Heaven, when the Spirit came down upon Jesus at His Baptism in the Jordan, You revealed Him as Your own Beloved Son. Keep me, Your child, born of water and the Spirit, faithful to my calling. May I, who share in Your Life as Your child through Baptism, follow in Christ's path of service to people. Let me become one in His Sacrifice and hear His Word with faith. May I live as Your child, following the example of Jesus.


2021-06-19 00:00:08

By: Catholic Online

Reading 1, Genesis 12:1-9 1 Yahweh said to Abram, 'Leave your country, your kindred and your father's house for a country which I shall show you; 2 and I shall make you a great nation, I shall bless you and make your name famous; you are to be a blessing! 3 I shall bless those who bless you, and shall curse those who curse you, and all clans on earth will bless themselves by you.' 4 So Abram went as Yahweh told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he left ...


2021-06-18 09:28:34

By: Catholic Online

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2021-06-07 00:00:00

By: Hannah Brockhaus (CNA)

Pope Francis told a group of young French priests on Monday that weakness is a chance for encounter with God, and not something they should try to overcome by their own strength.


2021-06-06 00:00:00

By: Deacon Keith Fournier

The video for Sunday's Mass will be made available to view on Sunday morning.


2021-06-04 00:00:00

By: Catholic News Agency

The Archbishop of Toronto released a pastoral letter earlier this year offering meditations on and insights into the significance of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, to which the month of June is dedicated.


2021-06-03 00:00:00

By: Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

June is "Pride" month, a time when those with same-sex attraction receive special recognition from businesses, government officials, and even institutions like schools and churches. As Catholics, we know same-sex relations are wrong, so how should we respond to a culture that tells us sin is okay?


2021-06-18 00:00:10

By: Catholic Online

Reading 1, Job 38:1, 8-11 1 Then from the heart of the tempest Yahweh gave Job his answer. He said: 8 Who pent up the sea behind closed doors when it leapt tumultuous from the womb, 9 when I wrapped it in a robe of mist and made black clouds its swaddling bands; 10 when I cut out the place I had decreed for it and imposed gates and a bolt? 11 'Come so far,' I said, 'and no further; here your proud waves must break!' Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 107:23-24, 25-26, 28-29, 30-31 23 Voyagers on ...


2021-06-17 09:16:28

By: Catholic Online

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