Once a week, I help at an after-school center in my community. The long-standing program, which provides supervision and enrichment activities for disadvantaged children, is a place of pride for the community because it fills an important need for many struggling families. It has become a valuable resource in improving the prospects for their children.
Since the readings for the fourth Sunday of Easter are always on the theme of the “Good Shepherd,” this Sunday is sometimes referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday.
Sunday, Nov. 8
Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
1 Kings 17:10-16
Sunday, Oct. 25
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, Oct. 11
Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Nearly six years ago, a young man from California shocked the sports world. At 23 years old, his story made headlines in newspapers all across America. After playing just three years in the minor leagues, this young man, one of the Oakland Athletics’ top prospects on the verge of being called up to the major leagues, retired from professional baseball to study for the priesthood with the Norbertine Order of in Silverado, California.
Sunday, Sept. 27
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48
Sunday, July 19
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, June 21
Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Job 38:1, 8-11
2 Corinthians 5:14-17
Sunday, June 7
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
Mark 14:12-16, 22-26
“Sing, my tongue, the Savior’s glory, of His Flesh, the mystery sing; of the Blood, all price exceeding, shed by our Immortal King, destined, for the world’s redemption, from a noble Womb to spring” (Hymn Pange Lingua, St. Thomas Aquinas).
Sunday, March 29
Palm Sunday – Passion of the Lord