Praying for the Dead

It is during the month of November that the Church meditates on the Communion of Saints, which is the link with the faithful who have already reached heaven (the Church Triumphant), the faithful departed who are still expiating their sins in Purgatory (the Church Suffering) and of the pilgrim faithful still here on earth (the … Continued

Fr McCarthy Sunday Homily: The Greatest of the Commandments is Love

We live in contentious, difficult times. Our difficult times are not unprecedented though and the Lord, as always, paves a path for us in our time of need. Listen in as Father McCarthy reflects on the Lord’s teachings and prioritizes what is most important and how we can be our very best for others especially … Continued

Respect Life Sunday, October 4th

Throughout the world the Church celebrates Respect Life Sunday, although as Catholics we are called by Christ to respect human life every day. The basis of the Church’s teaching on life is rooted throughout Scripture, especially in the very beginning of the book of Genesis. The Trinity chose to create life, “Let us make man in … Continued