First Reading: Jeremiah 1:17-19

17 But you, gird up your loins; arise, and say to them everything that I command you. Do not be dismayed by them, lest I dismay you before them. 18 And I, behold, I make you this day a fortified city, an iron pillar, and bronze walls, against the whole land, against ...

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Irish Traveller community keeps faith despite hardships

Dublin, Ireland, Aug 27, 2018 / 12:24 pm (CNA).- Despite generations of poverty and prejudice from both the government and ordinary Irish citizens, the faith of the itinerant Irish Traveller community today is strong, say local Catholic leaders. On Saturday, a Traveller woman named Missy Collins offered her testimony at ...

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First Reading: Joshua 24:1-2, 15-18

1 Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel; and they presented themselves before God. 2 And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, `Your fathers lived of old beyond ...

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