Readings this Week

Readings this Week

  • mother teresa of calcutta saint st. verified quotes & stories anecdotes love poorest of the poor september 5 agnes

    Mother Teresa of Calcutta – Quotes & Stories

    Mother Teresa was a legend even in her lifetime. Quotes attributed to her and stories about her circulate constantly, some of them inaccurate and mistakenly attributed to her. We've tried to vet these quotes and stories to assure their authenticity....

  • birthday nativity birth blessed virgin Mary Andrew of Crete September 8 theotokos mother of God Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato

    Birthday of Mary, Mother of God – Andrew of Crete

    Saint Andrew of Crete on the nativity of Mary as a turning point between old and new covenant, the frontier where types and symbols give way to reality. This reading shows that September 8th was celebrated as the birthday of Mary, daughter of Joachim and Ann & mother of Jesus, at least as early as the early 8th century....

  • Deaf mute healing miracles ephphatha effata compassion 23rd Sunday Ordinary time B

    Jesus’s Miracles – the Deaf Mute & Compassion

    "Ephphatha!" The miracles of Jesus, particularly the story of Jesus' healing of the deaf - mute in the Gospel of Mark, raise a big questions -- did Jesus Christ truly work miracles and if so, was his motivation compassion or glory? For the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle B....