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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – September 9th, 2018 In the magnificent piece of biblical poetry in Isaiah 35:4-7 (today’s first reading) the prophet Isaiah announces the end of the Babylonian captivity. The Exodus of God’s people from bondage in Egypt became a model for thinking about salvation and a symbol of the great ...read more
Who are the modern-day Pharisees? Read this reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, on the Gospel reading for Sunday, September 2, 2018. ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica's reflection on the readings for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., reflects on the current crisis in the Church, the Vatican's response, and how we can learn from this in the future. ...read more
Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, discusses the true nature and proper place for Marian devotion within the Catholic Church in this video. ...read more
"You are what you eat." Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, reflects on the meaning of Jesus' command to eat his flesh and drink his blood. ...read more
What do you rely on to sustain you? Your own energy or the "bread of life"? Read Fr. Thomas Rosica's reflection on Elijah and our heavenly food. ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, reflects on this Sunday's readings and challenges us: What does Jesus' Eucharistic presence mean for us? ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B's Biblical Reflection for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time: It is Never Enough Until we Give it Away. ...read more
The story of Jesus having compassion on crowds "like sheep without a shepherd" helps us to focus on his ministry of teaching, reconciling, and shepherding. ...read more