Day 49: The Year of Jubilee (2022)

Fr. Mike explains why God repeats some of his instructions for worship and lays out the purpose for the year of jubilee. The readings are Exodus 35-36, Leviticus 25, and Psalm 81. For the complete reading plan, visit Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental […]

St. Simon (or Simeon)

Simon is mentioned in Sacred Scripture and has been identified as one of the “brothers of the Lord.” Of course, Simon was not a blood brother of Jesus, but because the Aramaic and Hebrew language does not have a word for a close relative such as cousin, the word brother is often used. St. Simon […]

Friday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Jesus suffered and died on the cross for our salvation from sin. This is the greatest gift humanity has received from God. But to accept this gift, we must shed our worldly attachments and follow Christ. Following Christ, however, will lead us into direct confrontation with the world’s values many of which are rooted in […]

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“To see light, all we need do is open our eyes; the light comes in by itself. There is no other path that we need to take to light. Now truth is more light than light itself, so nothing can take us to truth other than truth itself. It must approach us, humble itself, and […]

Born of Fire: A CFR Lenten Journey

“He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire” (Matthew 3:11). Before Lent begins, Catholics around the world discern and decide their plan of what they will give up. Dessert, or maybe even coffee, can be some difficult options, but committing to doing something extra is also a type of sacrifice. This Lent, there […]