Monthly Archives: August 2015

Friday, September 4 ~ Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Luke 5:33-39 The scribes and Pharisees said to Jesus, “The disciples of John the Baptist fast often and offer prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees do the...
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Thursday, September 3 ~ Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time Saint Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church   Holy Gospel: Luke 5:1-11 While the crowd was pressing in on Jesus and listening to the word of God, he...
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Wednesday, September 2 ~ Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Luke 4:38-44 After Jesus left the synagogue, he entered the house of Simon. Simon’s mother-in-law was afflicted with a severe fever, and they interceded with him about her....
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Tuesday, September 1 ~ Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Luke 4:31-37 Jesus went down to Capernaum, a town of Galilee. He taught them on the sabbath, and they were astonished at his teaching because he spoke with...
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“’Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.’ There is here a particular reference to ourselves; we hold in our hearts one we have not seen in the flesh. We are included in these words, but only if...
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Friday, August 28 ~ Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church   Holy Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13  Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their...
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Thursday, August 27 ~ Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time Saint Monica   Holy Gospel: Matthew 24:42-51 Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if...
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Wednesday, August 26 ~ Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Matthew 23:27-32 Jesus said, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of...
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Tuesday, August 25 ~ Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time Saint Louis of France, King; Saint Joseph Calasanz, Priest   Holy Gospel: Matthew 23:23-26 Jesus said: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You pay tithes of mint and dill...
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“What page, what passage of the inspired books of the Old and New Testaments is not the truest of guides for human life?” ~Saint Benedict, from the Rule of Saint Benedict (73:3) “A Christian is: a mind through which Christ...
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