2022 is Year C in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 2 in the weekday cycle.
Resources for February 2022:
Wednesday, February 2
The readings for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord speak of purification and offering. What am I willing to present to God as an offering? What parts of my life do I need to purify? Where am I…
Thursday, February 3
St. Blaise was a fourth century bishop. He is known for his miraculous works. It is said that sick and wounded animals would find their way to him and he would heal them. But he is perhaps best known for…
Saturday, February 5
St. Agatha lived in 3rd century Italy. She desired to be consecrated to the Lord and remain unmarried and able to be dedicated to a life of prayer. However she had many men who desired her.
Sunday, February 6
The readings for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C speak about being called by God and sent to do His work. Discipleship is a clear theme here, as is the first reaction of unworthiness.
Sunday, February 6
Twenty six martyrs were crucified on a hillside overlooking Nagasaki, Japan in the year 1597. The best known of these was Br. Paul Miki, a native Japanese Jesuit. The group also included Franciscans and lay people, including children.
Thursday, February 10
St. Scholastica was the twin sister of St. Benedict. They lived during the sixth century. St. Scholastica founded a monastery of nuns. Each year she would meet St. Benedict near his monastery and they would spend the day talking and…
Friday, February 11
Our Lady of Lourdes is a title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in honor of her apparitions to St. Bernadette in Lourdes France. Our Lady of Lourdes is the patron saint of bodily ills, sick people, and protection from…
Sunday, February 13
The readings for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C are all about being blessed, which might also be translated happy or lucky. o the focus this weekend is on the Beatitudes and the many blessings in our…
Sunday, February 20
The readings for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C lead us to think about mercy and justice. This is a good time to think about the way we think and act toward each other. Are we merciful…
Tuesday, February 22
This feast day is not really just to celebrate a piece of furniture. Instead, it commemorates the importance of the role of St. Peter and all of his successors throughout history. So this feast recognizes the importance of the papal…
Sunday, February 27
On the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time we might reflect on our own lives as flawed individuals. But God can make beautiful things from our weaknesses. Find resources for youth ministry, classrooms, religious ed, and home churches here.