Epiphanies of faith

This week, Catherine Cavadini prepares us for the Epiphany of the Lord. As she reflects on epiphanies of faith, she notes that the baby announced by the ‘trumpet’ star truly is our Creator, and he is known now in the beating of

Advent anticipation

Be ready for Mass on the Fourth Sunday of Advent! In Opening the Word, Catherine Cavadini reflects on familial longings. In the first reading, we learn the family of King David will be a “house” or a “dwelling place” for God. The

What it means to be a king

Let columnist Catherine Cavadini prepare you for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe: “Jesus is not a king like the kings of this world. He is king by virtue of his humility and love, out of which

Prepared for the bridegroom

Be ready for Mass on the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time with Opening the Word Scripture reflection. Columnist Catherine Cavadini writes: “In his parable of the ten virgins, Christ tells us that the first five are wise — they are prepared with

Dressing ourselves in love

Be ready for Mass on the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Catherine Cavadini writes about the parable of the wedding feast. This feast is about being with the Lord, who loves us and desires to be with us. We learn just how

St. Thérèse’s ‘Little Way’ of love

Be prepared for Mass this Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. In this week’s Opening the Word Scripture reflection, columnist Catherine Cavadini uses the optional memorial of St. Thérèse readings and reflects upon the “little way,” which the saint described as the vocation

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