Readings this Week

  • great little faith moves mountains canaanite woman belief trust humble grande piccola fede sposta montagne credere fidarsi umiltà donna cananea la fe de la mujer cananea mueve montañas

    The Canaanite Woman – Faith to Move Mountains

    Jesus heals the daughter of the Canaanite woman because her faith was so great. He rebuked the disciples because their faith was too little. Matthew's gospel here is teaching us something very important about the nature of the faith that moves mountains....

  • feast solemnity of assumption of virgin mary august 15 dormition

    Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    The Assumption of the Virgin Mary (called the Dormition in the Christian East) has been celebrated as a solemn feast on August 15 since ancient times. What is the meaning and basis of the dogma and the Solemnity?...

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    Zeal for God’s Glory – Maximilian Kolbe

    Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish Franciscan priest, offered his life in exchange for the life of a family man doomed to execution by the Nazis at Auschwitz. The following excerpt from his writings contrasts religious indifferentism with the path of obedience to God's will and zeal for God's glory modeled for us by Jesus Christ and Mary, his Immaculate Mother....