Remembrance Mass for the Souls of All the Faithful Departed

Tonight, we have come together to do what the writer of the books of Maccabees insist is a holy and pious thing: to pray for the souls of the dead.  We have come together also to do what the Liturgy of the Rite of Christian Burial tells us to do: to pray also for ourselves.  We gather… Continue reading Remembrance Mass for the Souls of All the Faithful Departed

Tuesday of the Thirty-first Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings Go out to the highways and hedgerowsand make people come in that my home may be filled. Way back on Friday, we began hearing the story from Saint Luke’s gospel about the time Jesus was invited to a dinner at the home of one of the leading Pharisees.  At that time, Jesus performed a… Continue reading Tuesday of the Thirty-first Week of Ordinary Time