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Mother Teresa: Model to Us All
Prayers, reflections, and videos related to the life of St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whose feast day we celebrate on September 5
Finding Hope in Our Lady of Sorrows
The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is September 15. In our reflection on the Blessed Mother, we see a refugee, a heartbroken parent, a mother burying her child. We see the sorrows of our world, and by contemplating them, we encounter one another in deepening solidarity.
The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary
Celebrate the month of the Rosary this October with these reflections on each of the Joyful Mysteries which include a story of refugees today in the Middle East, where the Holy Family was from.
Saint Spotlight: St. Francis of Assisi
As we commemorate the World Day of Prayer for Creation on September 1, and the Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4, patron of the environment, let us pray that we treat all created things in a way that says: “Praised be you, Lord.”
Resources for Ministry Through the Year
Check out this list of resources for ministry that connect to liturgical seasons, feast days, and other days or events in 2019.
Catholic Social Teaching 101 Videos and Materials
CST 101 is a collaborative 7-part video series about Catholic Social Teaching Principles, with accompanying discussion guides, posters and handouts, presented by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services on Catholic social teaching .
Learn about All Saint's Day, why we celebrate, and use these All Saints' Day prayers in your ministry. On November 1, we celebrate All Saints' Day, a time to pause and reflect on all those holy women and men who have come before us -- and who live among us.More
The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is September 15. In our reflection on the Blessed Mother, we see a refugee, a heartbroken parent, a mother burying her child. We see the sorrows of our world, and by contemplating them, we encounter one another in deepening...More
It’s easy to write-off the story of the Transfiguration.
It’s too fantastical, we might say. What does the word even mean? Scripture tells us that Christ’s “face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white.” Most of us can’t identify with such a miraculous experience!...More