Tue 2nd Sep 2014 | Last updated: Tue 2nd Sep 2014 at 16:41pm

Facebook Logo Twitter Logo RSS Logo
Hot Topics

Spiritual Life

Daily readings: June 19 – 25

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

The early preacher to the Gentiles nicknamed ‘Jupiter’

A detail from St Barnabas Curing the Poor by Paolo Veronese

Saint of the week

St Barnabas (June 11) was a crucial figure in the early history of Christianity, who preached to the Gentiles together with St Paul

Daily readings: June 12 – 18

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Risen Lord breathed life into his Church

The word this week

Pentecost Sunday: Acts 2:1-1; 1 Cor 12:3-7 & 12-13; Jn 20:19-23

The priest whose asceticism killed three disciples

Saint of the week

St Norbert (June 6) grew up cocooned in privilege and luxury

Daily readings: June 5 – 11

The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Ascension marked the beginning for which the disciples had longed

The word this week

The Ascension of the Lord: Acts 1: 1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20

The Maid of Orleans who tried to rescue France

A statue of Joan of Arc in Paris (Photo: Press Association)

Saint of the week Spiritual Life

After being captured by the English, Joan of Arc suffered more from being denied the sacraments than from physical privations

Daily Readings: May 29 – June 4

Spiritual Life The week ahead

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Before Pentecost pray that the Spirit might reveal a life lived with the Trinity

Spiritual Life The word this week

As we prepare to celebrate Pentecost we are reminded that our communion with the Risen Lord is rooted in the same realities as the Apostles