Daily Reflections

June 27, 2021 –
The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Wisdom 1:13-15;2:23-24  +  2 Corinthians 8:7,9,13-15  +  Mark 5:21-43 For God formed man to be imperishable; the image of His own nature He made him. Both the little girl who… Read More
June 26, 2021 –
Saturday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time
Genesis 18:1-15  +  Matthew 8:5-17 “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed.” Many blessings have… Read More
June 25, 2021 –
Friday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time
Genesis 17:1,9-10,15-22  +  Matthew 8:1-4 “When Jesus came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him.” After Jesus’ great Sermon on the Mount, today’s Gospel passage might seem meager.  What… Read More
June 24, 2021 –
The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Vigil Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10  +  1 Peter 1:8-12  +  Luke 1:5-17 Readings of the Day: Isaiah 49:1-6  +  Acts 13:22-26  +  Luke 1:57-66,80    For surely the hand of the… Read More
June 23, 2021 –
Wednesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time
Genesis 15:1-12,17-18  +  Matthew 7:15-20 “By their fruits you will know them.” Twice in today’s Gospel passage Jesus uses this phrase:  “By their fruits you will know them.”  Jesus is… Read More
June 22, 2021 –
Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time
Genesis 13:2,5-18  +  Matthew 7:6,12-14 “How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life.” Coming to the end of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, today we hear… Read More
June 21, 2021 –
St. Aloysius Gonzaga
Genesis 12:1-9  +  Matthew 7:1-5 “The measure with which you measure will be used to measure you.” Pondering the mystery of Christ, we find that God calls us to imitate… Read More
June 20, 2021 –
The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Job 38:1,8-11   +   2 Corinthians 5:14-17   +   Mark 4:35-41 “Who then is this whom even wind and sea obey?” In this Sunday’s Gospel Reading, it’s asked about Jesus, “Who then… Read More
June 19, 2021 –
Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
2 Corinthians 12:1-10  +  Matthew 6:24-34 “You cannot serve God and mammon.” These famous words from Jesus mark a clear divide between Heaven and earth, and between the spiritual and… Read More
June 18, 2021 –
Friday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
2 Corinthians 11:18,21-30  +  Matthew 6:19-23 “… where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.” Today’s Gospel passage from the Sermon on the Mount seems to have two… Read More
June 17, 2021 –
Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
2 Corinthians 11:1-11  +  Matthew 6:7-15 “Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name.” Putting the Gospel passages from recent weekday Masses in context, we see the theme… Read More
June 16, 2021 –
Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time
2 Corinthians 9:6-11  +  Matthew 6:1-6,16-18    “And your Father who sees what is hidden will repay you.”    Today’s Gospel passage is—to the verse—the same passage that we hear… Read More