Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to the Holy Synod of the Cypriot Orthodox Church at the Orthodox Cathedral in Nicosia on December 3, 2021. more
Making straight our paths | Word Alive
Rebecca Dussault
December 3, 2021
Every one of us has uneven spirits, rough relationships, and mountains of our own sanctity to scale. So what should we do about them? more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to authorities, civil society, and the diplomatic corps in Nicosia, Cyprus. more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to priests, consecrated persons, deacons, catechists, ecclesial associations and movements of Cyprus. more
Celebrating the coming of Christ in Japan | Advent Around the World
Fr. John Carten, SFM & Etsumi Sakaguchi
December 1, 2021
Fr. John Carten and Etsumi Sakaguchi share some traditions and memories, giving us a glimpse of Advent and Christmas in Japan. more
We join Pope Francis in praying that catechists may be witnesses to the Word of God, with courage and creativity and in the power of the Holy Spirit. more
Listening with the heart | One Body
Julien Hammond
November 30, 2021
How good are we at listening with our hearts? Do we hear how God may be speaking to us through people outside our own church and beyond? more
As we listen to readings from the prophets during Advent, Deacon Pedro gives us some background on two of the Major Prophets: Isaiah and Jeremiah. more
In the Gospel for the First Sunday of Advent, Jesus warns us about the end times. The signs are here. Our redemption is at hand. Are we ready? more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' message for International Day of Persons With Disabilities, which is observed on December 3. more