Opening the Word: The power of Christ’s mercy

In preparing us for Mass on the Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Catherine Cavadini explores the readings, which feature unexpected confessions from Isaiah, St Paul and St. Peter, all of whom admit their unworthiness to be called by God. Cavadini writes: “Yet

Opening the Word: An awe for Scripture

On the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, the Church marks the Sunday of the Word of God, instituted by Pope Francis in 2019. To prepare readers for Mass, Catherine Cavadini goes over how the readings of Nehemiah, Psalm 19, 1 Corinthians and

Opening the Word: On Jordan’s banks

As we prepare for Mass on the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Catherine Cavadini calls us to look deeper into the scene Luke sets in the weekend’s Gospel reading:“As Luke leads us to the edge of the Jordan, he brings

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