It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine! Well, it’s probably not quite the end, but this weekend’s readings remind us that Jesus will be coming back and we should never be afraid.
How brave are you? Would you be willing to go into battle without a weapon?
It’s November—the month that we remember our Saints, our beloved dead, and we get ready to close out the liturgical year. This weekend’s readings engage all of these themes, preparing us for what is to come.
God’s extravagant love for us is on display in this week’s readings. From the first reading to the Gospel, God’s tenderness and mercy are brought in a personal way to Zacchaeus . . . and to all of us.
In popular practice, November traditionally has been devoted to the holy souls in purgatory. Here are someways to practice that devotion with your family this month.