Tagged: Beatitudes

Pope Francis reminds us that we are called to be saints

Today, November 1, is the Solemnity of All Saints, and, as in past years, Pope Francis gave a special noon Angelus address to mark the feast. Today, as he does most years, he spoke about the Beatitudes (Mt 5:1-12), the...

Pope Francis reminds us that we are called to be saints

God is never arbitrary

This reflection on the Sunday readings for March 7, 2021 (the Third Sunday in Lent) was written by Fr. Daniel J. Merz, SLD. Fr. Dan is a priest of the Jefferson City diocese and currently serves as the pastor of the...

God is never arbitrary

Saints All, Saints Here and Now

A reflection on the Sunday readings for November 1, 2020  All Saints’ Day has a very long and interesting history. While the exact origin of this feast is unclear, historians believe that it began organically at the end of the Christian...

Saints All, Saints Here and Now