Monthly Archives: October 2015

Week of November 1, 2015

This weekend we celebrate the Feast of All Saints (Nov. 1). Monday we will celebrate All Souls Day. In his reflection in Celebration Biagio Mazza reminds us… These November readings and feasts vividly remind us of the rich reality known as the communion of saints. This belief stresses the strong affirmation that the church is […]

Week of October 25, 2015

In his reflection on today’s Gospel, Pat Marin makes the following remarks. Today’s Gospel contains what is perhaps the most important question ever posed in the New Testament. Jesus summons the blind man Bartimaeus from the crowd and asks him point-blank, “What do you want me to do for you?” We hear Jesus asking each […]

Week of October 18, 2015

“You know that those who are recognized as rulers over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones make their authority over them felt. But it shall not be so among you. Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you will be […]

Week of October 11, 2015

October is a time we are asked to focus on respect for life. On July 27-29 there was a meeting in Kansas City of 70 people involved in pro-life ministry from 51 dioceses. The Catholic Key covered the conference in their August 7th paper. Below are quotes given by Cardinal O’Malley during his homily at […]