Daily Reflections

November 17, 2019 –
The 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Malachi 3:19-20  +  2 Thessalonians 3:7-12  +  Luke 21:5-19 click on the line above for the day’s Scriptures    “By your perseverance you will secure your lives.”    +   … Read More
November 16, 2019 –
Saturday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time
Wisdom 18:14-16;19:6-9  +  Luke 18:1-8    Jesus told His disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary.    In the first verse of today’s… Read More
November 15, 2019 –
Friday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time
Wisdom 13:1-9  +  Luke 17:26-37    “As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man”.    To His disciples,… Read More
November 14, 2019 –
Thursday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time
Wisdom 7:22—8:1  +  Luke 17:20-25    “For behold, the Kingdom of God is among you.”    In today’s Gospel passage, Jesus describes the phrases “the Kingdom of God” and “the… Read More
November 13, 2019 –
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
Wisdom 6:1-11  +  Luke 17:11-19    “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”    We may not feel inclined to think of ourselves as lepers.  It’s not an appealing image.  But… Read More
November 12, 2019 –
St. Josaphat
Wisdom 2:23—3:9  +  Luke 17:7-10    God formed man to be imperishable; the image of His own nature He made him.    Today’s First Reading from the Book of Wisdom… Read More
November 11, 2019 –
St. Martin of Tours
Wisdom 1:1-7  +  Luke 17:1-6    Love justice, you who judge the earth; think of the Lord in goodness, and seek him in integrity of heart….    At weekday Mass… Read More
November 10, 2019 –
The 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
2 Maccabees 7:1-2,9-14  +  2 Thessalonians 2:16—3:5  +  Luke 20:27-38 click on the line above for the day’s Scriptures    “Lord, when your glory appears, my joy will be full.” … Read More
November 9, 2019 –
The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome
Ezekiel 47:1-2,8-9,12  +  1 Corinthians 3:9-11,16-17  +  John 2:13-22    … you are the temple of God….    Today’s Gospel passage shows us God’s passion for His temple, and His… Read More
November 8, 2019 –
Friday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 15:14-21  +  Luke 16:1-8    …because of the grace… in performing the priestly service of the Gospel of God….    There are differences among Christians, and then there are… Read More
November 7, 2019 –
Thursday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 14:7-12  +  Luke 15:1-10    “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”    Jesus’ first parable in today’s Gospel is heartfelt, offering us hope of God’s compassion for… Read More
November 6, 2019 –
Wednesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 13:8-10  +  Luke 14:25-33    …love is the fulfillment of the law.    In today’s First Reading, Saint Paul speaks about the second of Jesus’ two great commandments.  As… Read More