Who is Buried in St. Peter's Tomb? Given on the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Fr. Michael reminds us that Peter and Paul, the two pillars of the Church were first and foremost sinners. They knew their shortcomings and loved God all the more for His mercy and compassion. Click here, or the image below to...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on John 15:9-11 & Acts 15:7-21 is by Laurie Roche. A retired journalist and public relations executive, Laurie now devotes herself to environmental conservation and education, community gardening, and habitat restoration. She chairs the Healthy Earth Team at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Cincinnati and is active in its community gardening...

How Do We Know the Truth? In Jesus' time, the people struggled to know which laws to follow. Does that sound familiar? Where do we look to learn the truth? Click here, or the image below to watch today's homily. from Matthew 5:17-19 Jesus said to his disciples: "Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or...

Who is Jesus? Jesus says, "I am the vine, you are the branches." And when we follow Jesus, we will bear much fruit in His name. Click above, or the image below today's Gospel reading, to hear the 2022 Season of Joy Easter reflections. Click here, or the image below to watch today's homily. from John 15:1-8 Jesus said to his disciples: "I...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on John 21:20-25 is by Sr. Sharon Zayac, OP. Sr. Sharon is a Dominican Sister of Springfield, IL. She has degrees in Secondary Education, Hospital Administration, and Earth Literacy. She is co-founder of Jubilee Farm, her congregation's 164-acre eco-center, just west of Springfield, IL. She is a writer, speaker, retreat...

Unchain Your Heart It took an earthquake to free Paul and Silas from prison in Philippi. What will unchain your heart and open it to Christ? Click above, or the image below today's Gospel reading, to hear the 2022 Season of Joy Easter reflections. Click here, or the image below to watch today's homily. from Acts 16:22-34 The crowd in Philippi joined...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on John 16:29-33 is by the Very Reverend Esequiel Sanchez. Father Esequiel is a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago serving for the past 27 years serving in various capacities and parishes. He is currently the Rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines, as well as...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on John 16:23b-28 is by Dr. Terry Nelson-Johnson. Dr. Terry served on the faculty of the Loyola Academy Jesuit High School for eighteen years and is Founder of Soul-Play, LLC. He is Resident Theologian and Animator of Faith at Old St. Patrick's Church, holds a master's degree from Loyola University, and...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on John 15:18-21 is by Eric T. Styles. Since 2016, Eric has served as the Rector of Carroll Hall at the University of Notre Dame. He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati and Loyola University Chicago, and has worked at Saint Benedict the African Catholic Church, Saint Mary's University of...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on Acts 16:22-34 is by Sister Marcelline Koch, OP. Sister Marcelline, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, IL, directs her congregation's Office of Justice. Her ministry includes education and advocacy around antiracism, immigration, socially responsible investing, and many other justice issues. She believes in networking with others and grounding the work in...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on Acts 16:11-15 is by ValLimar Jansen. ValLimar was a university professor, who by popular demand became a national speaker, a composer, and recording artist. For over 25 years, she has served as a keynote speaker, workshop presenter, catechist, and evangelizer. ValLimar developed a signature blend of dramatic art, music, Scripture...

Season of Joy Today's Season of Joy reflection on John 14:1-6 is by Bill Damato. Bill was a religious Brother from 1961 to 1996. He served as Director of Formation & Recruitment, Educator, Secondary President, and Director of Institutional Advancement. Bill has provided mental health services in underserved regions in Appalachia; he was the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources...

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