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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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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 25th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Wednesday 25th Week of the Year Luke 91-6 Have no fear to hold the pain of another in your heart. How many times dictators have risen and fallen in the history of our world. They use their authority to bully their people into a subhuman existence. And should anyone oppose them, they […]

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross September 14

Today’s Mass Readings Exaltation of the Cross September 14 John 3:13-17 Only a free, pure act of sacrificial love stops evil and sin in its tracks. In every Catholic Church and Chapel throughout the world, we are celebrating today an instrument of execution and we call it, “The Exaltation of the Cross.”  The Romans adopted this most torturous […]

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Friday 18th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Friday 18th Week of the Year Matthew 16:24-28 Letting go of ourselves can be the most freeing experience of our lives. It is common practice for someone to ask a priest to anoint them with the Sacrament of the Sick before surgery. It’s also very common to be anxious before surgery. It […]

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Tuesday 8th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Tuesday 8th Week of the Year. Mark 10:28-31. As Peter watched the rich young man walk away from Jesus, clutching onto his riches of this world, he could help but blurt out, “What about us? We left everything for you.” Jesus, as we know, promises everything we will ever need in this […]

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