The Thirty-first Sunday of Ordinary Time: All Souls Remembrance Mass

Today’s readings This morning’s Gospel reading presents us with perhaps thefoundational principal of living the Christian life: love of God and love of neighbor.  We love God with great fervor because he loved us into existence.  And God teaches us … Continued

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls)

One of my most vivid childhood memories was when I was just about nine years old.  My grandfather on my mother’s side, who had retired just a few months earlier, was diagnosed with cancer.  There wasn’t so much that could … Continued

All Saints & All Souls

Readings: All Saints | All Souls “Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as … Continued

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day)

One of the deep mysteries of the human experience lies in the realities of life and death. Everyone has, or will, experience the death of loved ones, sometimes after a long life, sometimes far too soon, always with feelings of … Continued