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The Church, rightly perceived, is a thing of divine wonder, even though it so often looks like a thing of earth

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Revelations (11: 19 & 12: 1-6 ) Corinthians (15: 45-51 ) Luke (1: 39-56 )

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

In the second of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says it is vital to stay faithful to Scripture in its entirety, not just the bits we like

Fisher and More lived exemplary lives and were content to be martyred for the faith

Twelfth Sunday of the Year, Job 3:1 & 8-11; 2 Corinthians 5:4-17; Mark 4: 35-41

The Solemnity of the Most
Holy Body and Blood of Christ –
Ex 24:3-8; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16 & 22-26 (Year B)

The Pope says there is no such thing as an ‘express marriage’

The discovery of the word of God as fundamental to prayer is exciting, like throwing fuel on the barbecue of our spiritual life

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mk 16:15-20 (Year B)