What are angels like? Sunday Readings (32nd Yr C) – Catholica Forum

A vigorous discussion on Catholic spirituality, theology, and faith for adults seeking to enrich their lives 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time November 6, 2016 Reading I: 2 Maccabees 7: 1-2, 9-14 Responsorial Psalm: 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15 Reading II: 2 Thessalonians 2:6-3:5 Gospel: Luke 20:27-38 I've just been scanning comments about last week's instruction from [...]

The Last week of Jesus’ Life

The Last week of Jesus’ Life, from the sixth Sunday of Easter or Passion Sunday through to this coming Friday we commemorate the last week in Jesus’ life. Both the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, with the Anglo-Catholic church and some Protestant Churches refer to this period in the Church Year as Holy Week. During this time our [...]

Easter Attitudes

The following is offered by Carlo Maria Martini S.J., author of ‘Journeying with the Lord, Reflections for Every Day’(Alba House, Society of St Paul, New York, 1987; pages 132-133) When we find in our lives and the lives of those around us pain, illness and moral suffering, what is our attitude? Do we walk away [...]