Weekly Faith – Sunday, September 6, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, September 6, 2020

The Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Ezekiel 33:7–9Psalm 95:1–2, 6–9Romans 13:8–10Matthew 18:15–20  As Ezekiel is appointed watchman over the house of Israel in today’s first Reading, so Jesus in the Gospel today establishes His disciples as guardians of...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 30, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Jeremiah 20:7–9Psalm 63:2–6, 8–9Romans 12:1–2Matthew 16:21–27  Today’s First Reading catches the prophet Jeremiah in a moment of weakness. His intimate lamentation contains some of the strongest language of doubt...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 23, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 23, 2020

The Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Isaiah 22:15, 19–23Psalm 138:1–3, 6, 8Romans 11:33–36Matthew 16:13–20 “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God!” Paul exclaims in today’s Epistle. Today’s Psalm, too, takes up the triumphant note...
What Does a Priest Do All Day?

What Does a Priest Do All Day?

Whether you are personally discerning a call to the priesthood, have a friend or family member who is doing so, or simply admire your own parish priest, you may wonder what does a Catholic priest do every day? In reality, the answer is probably something different...