Reflections

February 1 1691 Death of Alexander VIII, Pope since 1689 1894 Birth of John Ford, U.S. actor, director and cinema producer.   February 2 1536 Explorer Pedro de Mendoza founds the Port of Our Lady of Buen Aire, which would become the city of Buenos Aires. 1907...
The Church teaches us that the family is the primary teacher of the faith, and that within families, we are nourished for our faith journey. Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the U.S., invites us to look ahead in our own faith...
February 1 To cross over to the other side is something many of us have done physically and it has not been easy. That is why we many times would like to stay on the side we are emotionally and not move from there. But Jesus insists that we must go to the other side: to the side where the poor...
February 1. Saint Brigid of Ireland Ever since she was a young girl, this Irish saint of the 6th century distinguished herself by her devotion and love for the poor. Her father wanted her to get married but she felt a call to the religious life and entered a convent. Later on she founded a new...

Readings

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"Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assasination, but also by unfair economic structures that create huge inequalities." Pope Francis I
  Sunday, February 2 - The Presentation of the Lord Luke 2:22-40 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, the parents of Jesus brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as it is written in the...