Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Extra-Ordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy: The Holy Door Join the Diocese of Columbus in this marvelous gift from our Holy Father. What is a Plenary Indulgence? An indulgence is the remission, before God, of the temporal punishment due to...
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Friday, August 19 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Saint John Eudes, Priest; Founder, Congregation of Jesus and Mary   Holy Gospel: Matthew 22:34-40 When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of...
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Thursday, August 18 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14 Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests and the elders of the people in parables saying, “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to...
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Wednesday, August 17 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Matthew 20:1-6 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. After...
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Tuesday, August 16 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Stephen of Hungary   Holy Gospel: Matthew 19:23-30 Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the...
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“The Christian life is a continuation and completion of the life of Christ in us. We should be so many Christs here on earth, continuing His life and His works, laboring and suffering in a holy and divine manner in...
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Friday, August 12 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Jane Frances de Chantall, Religious; Foundress, Order of the Visitation of Mary   Holy Gospel: Matthew 19:3-12 Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a...
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Thursday, August 11 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Clare, Virgin   Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:21-19:1 Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven...
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Wednesday, August 10 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr   Holy Gospel: John 12:24-26 Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and...
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Tuesday, August 9 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Theresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom...
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