Author Don Schwager, Servants of the Word - Mark 4:26-34 - And he said, "The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed upon the ground, and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed should sprout and grow, he knows not how. The earth produces of itself, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear. But when the grain is ripe, at once he puts in the sickle, because the harvest has come." ...
By Joseph Pronechen, EWTN News - This Year of St. Joseph is the perfect time to start or increase our devotion to St. Joseph... One of the longstanding yet little-known devotions is the Seven Sundays honoring the Seven Sorrows and Seven Joys of St. Joseph. This Sunday, Jan. 31, would be a perfect time to start the Seven Sundays devotion because the seventh Sunday falls on March 14, right before St. Joseph’s feast day on March 19... The devotion developed after St. Joseph appeared to a couple of friars who were aboard a ship that sank.
By Robert G. Marshall, Catholic Culture - Joe Biden noted on his presidential campaign website: “On his first day in office, Biden will reinstate the Obama-Biden guidance revoked by the Trump-Pence Administration, which will restore transgender access to sports, bathrooms, and locker rooms in accordance with their gender identity.” During the campaign he stated there should be “no discrimination” against 8-year-olds who want to “change” their gender.
By Jules Gomes, Church Militant - Britain is conscripting clergy to promote abortion-tainted COVID-19 vaccines, as the government forces a counter-narrative to combat voices raising ethical and safety concerns about the jab... Catholic priests, instructed by bishops, are publishing notes from the government's Coronavirus Places of Worship Task Force (CPWTF) on parish websites and newsletters, citing "strong encouragement from the government to counteract" vaccine dissent in churches.