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Thursday 15th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Thursday 15th Week of the Year Matthew 11:28-30. Jesus wants to do more than fix our problems. He stands ready to bear them with us on his cross at the Eucharist we celebrate every day. Jesus grew up in Nazareth among ordinary people plying the trade of his foster father, St. Joseph. […]

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Tuesday 15th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Tuesday 15th Week of the Year Matthew 11:20-24. These words of Jesus “Woe to you, Chorazin and Bethsaida” sound very harsh. In reality, it’s more of an “excited warning!” It’s the fearful warning of what could happen to someone driving too fast up a mountain, and the road is washed out ahead […]

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Monday 15th Week of the Year  

Monday 15th Week of the Year Monday 15th Week of the Year   Matthew 10:34-11:1  Take some time to pray over the people in our lives who strengthen and who weaken our relationship with Jesus and the Church.  Jesus lived in a culture that had strong family ties.  In that culture aunts and uncles, cousins and in-laws  all lived in the same household.  […]

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Thursday 14th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Thursday 14th Week of the Year Matthew 10:7-15 Our unselfish love for others becomes contagious even when we perform the simplest act of giving them cold glass of water in the Lord’s Name. Jesus tells his disciples not to provide for any of their needs when he sends them out. They are […]

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Wednesday 14th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Wednesday 14th Week of the Year. Matthew 10:1-7. The 12 disciples Jesus called were from different backgrounds and had different backgrounds. Perhaps today we can make peace with someone we rarely see eye to eye. We have heard in the Gospels this past week how Jesus went about healing people and driving […]

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Tuesday 14th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Tuesday 14th Week of the Year Matthew 9:32-38. In the gospel, Jesus tells us that the harvest is abundant. There is plenty of work to do, plenty of opportunities to be his presence for all we meet every day. More laborers! Ask for more laborers. Notice that Jesus doesn’t say, “The harvest […]

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