Saturday, August 1 ~ Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church; Founder, Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists)   Holy Gospel: Matthew 14:1-12  Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesus...
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Friday, July 31 ~ Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Priest; Founder, Society of Jesus (Jesuits)   Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:54-58 Jesus came to his native place and taught the people in their synagogue. They were astonished...
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Thursday, July 30 ~ Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor of the Church   Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:47-53 Jesus said to the disciples: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea,...
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Wednesday, July 29 ~ Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Martha   Holy Gospel: John 11:19-27 Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother [Lazarus, who had died]. When Martha heard that...
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  Tuesday, July 28 ~ Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:36-43 Jesus dismissed the crowds and went into the house. His disciples approached him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the...
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“If we would completely rejoice the heart of God, let us strive in all things to conform ourselves to His divine will. Let us not only strive to conform ourselves, but also to unite ourselves to whatever dispositions God makes...
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