liturgical calendar

Saint of the Day:

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430)

Readings:

  • Reading 1: Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29
  • Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11
  • Reading 2: Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a
  • Alleluia: Matthew 11:29ab
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14

Reflection:

The life of Saint Augustine of Hippo demonstrates how God never fails to seek us out, even when we are lost, confused, or burdened. Saint Augustine's spiritual autobiography, "Confessions," is ...

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Life Issues A Activity: Saint Augustine: The Reluctant Saint

Read the article on Saint Augustine on page 351 in The Catholic Connections Handbook and then, thoughtfully and reflectively, respond ...

A Reference Guide to the Gospel Story

A partial list of scripture references for Jesus’ miracles, parables, important teachings, and life events

Worldwide Prayer

Overview This outdoor prayer exercise is based on the belief that prayer is effective and blessings can travel like ripples all the way around the world. The young people form four small groups as part of a wider circle that ...

Sacred Scripture and the Rules of the Saints

This activity has students work individually and in small groups to read and reflect on the rules of St. Augustine, ...