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Monday the 20th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Monday the 20th Week of the Year Matthew 19:16-22 A young man thirsting for everlasting life was longing for the heart of Jesus. Can you imagine what that young man felt in his heart when Jesus looked at him with love? The closest image that comes to mind is the love a […]

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Saturday 19th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Saturday 19th Week of the Year Matthew 19:13-15. Jesus welcomed children because he loved them and he knew they would bring his Good Word to all their families and friends. If you know someone is a gossip, you will either make sure they hear what you say so it will get around, […]

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Friday 19th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Friday 19th Week of the Year Matthew 19:3-12. May the Lord show his mercy on all who are struggling in their marriage and may all who experience divorce also experience his healing. Through a parable, Jesus taught us how incredibly gracious is God’s mercy! His mercy is open to all people everywhere […]

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Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today’s Mass Readings ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY August 15, 2017 Lifting up the lowly A recent study showed the power of a simple compliment. Telling a proficient sales clerk, “My, you’re good at your job!” or a co-worker, “I appreciate your thoughtfulness” can greatly alter their mood and improve their performance.   One […]

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Tuesday the 19th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Tuesday the 19th Week of the Year Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14. It is not by accident that Jesus speaks about leaving the 99 sheep and going after the one who strayed in the same breath that he spoke about the child being the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.   Why did […]

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Monday 19th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Monday 19th Week of the Year Matthew 17:22-27 Let us never underestimate the impact that our actions can have on another person. We have two scenes in today’s gospel that seem unrelated – the second prediction of Jesus Passion and the miraculous way Peter paid the temple tax. It seems that these […]

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19th Sunday of the Year C

Today’s Mass Readings 19th Sunday of the Year C Luke 12:32-48 Many communities in the Early Church presumed that Jesus would return in all his glory anytime. As the years went by some people became anxious. The Lord was taking too long. So some slowly began to drift away from the Church and went back […]

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