Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Advent Readings: Micah 5:1–4 Psalm 80:2–3, 15–16, 18–19 Hebrews 5:5–10 Luke 1:39–45 On this last Sunday before Christmas, the Church’s liturgy reveals the true identity of our Redeemer. He is, as today’s First Reading says, the “ruler . . . whose...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 12, 2018

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: 1 Kings 19:4–8 Psalm 34:2–9 Ephesians 4:30–5:2 John 6:41–51 Sometimes we feel like Elijah in today’s First Reading. We want to lie down and die, keenly aware of our failures—that we seem to be getting no better at doing...