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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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Wednesday 18th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Wednesday 18th Week of the Year Matthew 15:21-28. We learn from the Canaanite woman in the gospel that however many strikes are against us, Jesus will show us mercy. Things are not always as they appear. At first look, Jesus does not seem at all interested in this woman who seeks Jesus […]

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Tuesday 17th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Tuesday 17th Week of the Year Matthew 13:36-40 Why presume God’s mercy when we can claim it so easily? Presumptions can be very dangerous. A presumption is a belief that something is true because it seems reasonable. It is not based on evidence.   Someone may assume, “A policeman has never caught me […]

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Monday 12th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Monday 12th Week of the Year Matthew 7:1-5. Spending so much energy on condemning someone, can cause us to have less time or ability to look past their faults and see the person with their motives and feelings. I’m sure we all remember the gospel passage when the crowd was surrounding a […]

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Monday 11th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Monday 11th Week of the Year Matthew 5:38-42. How many hearts have changed while meditating on the crucifix? After horrific mass shootings of innocent victims, we ask, “When will the hate and violence end? Jesus addresses this in today’s Gospel. When we hear the term “An eye for an eye,” we often […]

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Monday 2nd Week of Lent

Today’ Mass Readings Monday 2nd Week of Lent Daniel 9: 4B-10; Luke 6:36-38 The Lord’s measure is always more than ours. As we are going along this season of grace, we can easily be lulled into thinking that we are doing okay with our Lenten resolutions. If we look at those resolutions, hopefully, we can […]

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