Friday, January 30 ~ Third Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Mark 4:26-34  Jesus said to the crowds: “This is how it is with the Kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on...
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Thursday, January 29 ~ Third Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Mark 4:21-25  Jesus said to his disciples, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed...
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Wednesday, January 28 ~ Third Week in Ordinary Time Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church   Holy Gospel: Mark 4:1-20  On another occasion, Jesus began to teach by the sea. A very large crowd gathered around him...
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Tuesday, January 27 ~ Third Week in Ordinary Time Saint Angela Merici, Virgin   Holy Gospel: Mark 3:31-35  The mother of Jesus and his brothers arrived at the house. Standing outside, they sent word to Jesus and called him. A...
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“Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you.” – Saint Thomas...
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ON THIS THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME we hear Jesus proclaiming “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand.  Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mark 1:15).  For many people the word “repent” does not...
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