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Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Today’ Mass Readings Thursday after Ash Wednesday Luke 9:22-25. How we carry our cross every day can affect the lives and spirituality of many, many people. Fr. Michael Gaitley relates the story of a father who knows his child must undergo a very serious surgery. Without the surgery, the child would never heal and could […]

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Tuesday 7th Week of the Year

Today’s Readings Tuesday 7th Week of the Year Mark 9:30-37 A humbling love for the sake of another is true greatness in God’s eyes. In today’s gospel, Jesus gave us two examples of true greatness in the eyes of God. One was with words and one was with his behavior towards his disciples. He spoke […]

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7th Sunday of the  Year A

7th Sunday of the  Year A Matthew 5:43-48.  Changing the word, “enemy” to “unlovable” might help us to come closer to what Jesus is teaching us about loving our enemies. “Love the unlovable and pray for those who are unlovable to us. This passage on loving our enemies  and praying for those who persecute us  […]

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Saturday 6th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Saturday 6th Week of the Year Mark 9:2-10 Two Transfigurations of Jesus – the mount of the Transfiguration and the mount of Calvary. Every time we celebrate the Holy Mass two mountains come together, Mount of Transfiguration and Mount Calvary. We are on the mountain with Jesus and his disciples during his […]

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Thursday 6th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Thursday 6th Week of the Year Mark 8:27-33. How to keep our human person secure from any attack? Identity theft is a big problem today. Companies are constantly trying to keep ahead of thieves. There is another identity far more important than information we have about ourselves and our bank accounts. It’s […]

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Wednesday 6th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Wednesday 6th Week of the Year. Mark 8:22-26. Sometimes our healing takes time. Jesus knew the blind man needed extra attention, so he took him outside the village away from all distractions and healed his blindness in stages. Let us never give up on Jesus or ourselves when things aren’t perfect. Conversion […]

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Tuesday 6th Week of the Year

Today’ Mass Readings Tuesday 6th Week of the Year. This leaven of the Pharisees, trusting in ourselves, hardens a person’s heart to Jesus. Mark 8:14-21. It’s amazing what God can do with ordinary people who don’t get it. Children in school who don’t get it the first time around go to summer camp. They either […]

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