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The worst calamity of all | Word Alive
Brett Salkeld
March 18, 2022
How do we understand God's role in the tragedies of this life? Theologian Brett Salkeld reflects on the readings for the 3rd Sunday of Lent. more
The temptations of the Lord in the Gospel for this First Sunday of Lent offer us some important and hopeful points to begin our Lenten journey. more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily for Ash Wednesday 2022. more
As we embark on the season of Lent this week, Deacon Pedro looks at the practice of fasting and abstinence. What is it? And why do we do it? more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' message for Lent 2022 about sowing goodness whenever and wherever we can. more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily for Pentecost Sunday, given in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on May 23, 2021. more
In different tongues | Word Alive
Carissa Douglas
May 21, 2021
At Pentecost, the apostles received a gift which enabled them to cross linguistic boundaries and penetrate hearts. Carissa Douglas reflects. more
How does God work in your life? How is God at work in the world today? The answer is someone we can easily forget about: the Holy Spirit. more
Inhale before exhale | Word Alive
Susan HooKong-Taylor
May 14, 2021
Susan HooKong-Taylor reflects on Jesus' Ascension into heaven: what it meant for the apostles then and what it means for us today. more
Going beyond ourselves | Word Alive
Paul Jarzembowski
May 7, 2021
Perhaps now more than ever, we need to be called by the Lord to a sense of renewed solidarity despite the obstacles that face us today. more