Daily Reflections

January 26, 2020 –
The 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 8:23—9:3  +  1 Corinthians 1:10-13,17  +  Matthew 4:12-23 [or 4:12-17] … so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its meaning. +     +     +… Read More
January 25, 2020 –
The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle
Acts 22:3-16 [or Acts 9:1-22]  +  Mark 16:15-18 “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” The Conversion of St. Paul might seem difficult for us… Read More
January 24, 2020 –
St. Francis de Sales
I Samuel 24:3-21  +  Mark 3:13-19 Jesus went up the mountain and summoned those whom He wanted …. The Gospel account of Saint Mark the Evangelist is by far the… Read More
January 23, 2020 –
Thursday of the 2nd Week in Ordinary Time
I Samuel 18:6-9;19:1-7  +  Mark 3:7-12 A large number of people followed from Galilee and from Judea. At the end of today’s Gospel passage, after healing many persons, Jesus “warned… Read More
January 22, 2020 –
Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children
I Samuel 17:32-33,37,40-51  +  Mark 3:1-6 PLEASE NOTE:  In the United States, there are many other Scripture options for this day.  Please consult the local ordo. They watched Jesus closely… Read More
January 21, 2020 –
St. Agnes
I Samuel 16:1-13  +  Mark 2:23-28 “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the sabbath.” Today’s Gospel passage focuses on “‘the Son of Man [who] is lord even… Read More
January 20, 2020 –
Monday of the 2nd Week in Ordinary Time
I Samuel 15:16-23  +  Mark 2:18-22 “…the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them….” Today’s Gospel passage might seem confusing to those who wish to be… Read More
January 19, 2020 –
The 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 49:3,5-6  +  1 Corinthians 1:1-3  +  John 1:29-34 click on the line above for the day’s Scriptures Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will. +   … Read More
January 18, 2020 –
Saturday of the 1st Week in Ordinary Time
I Samuel 9:1-4,17-19; 10:1  +  Mark 2:13-1 All the crowd came to Him and He taught them. In today’s Gospel passage from the second chapter of Mark, Jesus lays part… Read More
January 17, 2020 –
St. Anthony
I Samuel 8:4-7,10-22  +  Mark 2:1-12 Many gathered together so that there was no longer room for them…. In today’s Gospel passage Jesus has many followers.  “Many gathered together so… Read More
January 16, 2020 –
Thursday of the 1st Week in Ordinary Time
I Samuel 4:1-11  +  Mark 1:40-45 [Jesus] remained outside in deserted places …. In today’s Gospel passage, we hear that Jesus “remained outside in deserted places, and people kept coming… Read More
January 15, 2020 –
Wednesday of the 1st Week in Ordinary Time
I Samuel 3:1-10,19-20  +  Mark 1:29-39 Rising very early before dawn, He left and went off to a deserted place, where He prayed. In the light of Simon’s pursuit of… Read More