Daily Reflections

July 10, 2022 –
The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Deuteronomy 30:10-14  +  Colossians 1:15-20  +  Luke 10:25-37 “And who is my neighbor?” In the year A.D. 529, Saint Benedict laid the foundation for one of the great monasteries in… Read More
July 9, 2022 –
Saturday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 6:1-8  +  Matthew 10:24-33 “[N]ot one [sparrow] falls to the ground without your Father’s knowledge.” Jesus preaches today about Our Father’s providential knowledge and will.  “[N]ot one [sparrow] falls… Read More
July 8, 2022 –
Friday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Hosea 14:2-10  +  Matthew 10:16-23 O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall proclaim your praise. Today’s psalm especially draws out the spiritual themes of today’s Mass.  Psalm 51… Read More
July 7, 2022 –
Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Hosea 11:1-4,8-9  +  Matthew 10:7-15 “Whoever will not receive you or listen to your words—go outside that house or town and shake the dust from your feet.” The Scriptures and… Read More
July 6, 2022 –
Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Hosea 10:1-3,7-8,12  +  Matthew 10:1-7 “Go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” Today’s Gospel passage speaks about reaching out to those who are hurt and sick. … Read More
July 5, 2022 –
Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Hosea 8:4-7,11-13  +  Matthew 9:32-38 “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few ….” The cry that we hear Jesus utter in today’s Gospel passage—“the harvest is abundant, but… Read More
July 4, 2022 –
Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
PLEASE NOTE:  In the United States, there are optional Scripture readings for Independence Day (click HERE). Hosea 2:16,17-18,21-22  +  Matthew 9:18-26 “Courage, daughter!  Your faith has saved you.” In today’s… Read More
July 3, 2022 –
The Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 66:10-14  +  Galatians 6:14-18  +  Luke 10:1-12,17-20 I bear the marks of Jesus on my body. Saint Paul tells us today about a spiritual gift that he received from… Read More
July 2, 2022 –
Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Amos 9:11-15  +  Matthew 9:14-17 “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them?” It’s the disciples of St. John the Baptist—and not the saint himself—who… Read More
July 1, 2022 –
Friday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Amos 8:4-6,9-12  +  Matthew 9:9-13 “I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.” Today’s Gospel passage presents to us the vocation of Saint Matthew.  The word “vocation” literally… Read More
June 30, 2022 –
Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Amos 7:10-17  +  Matthew 9:1-8 “The Lord took me from following the flock, and said to me, ‘Go, prophesy to my people Israel.’” Amos, the Old Testament prophet from whose… Read More
June 29, 2022 –
Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles
Readings for the Vigil: Acts 3:1-10  +  Galatians 1:11-20  +  John 21:15-19 Readings for the Day: Acts 12:1-11  +  2 Timothy 4:6-8,17-18  +  Matthew 16:13-19 “I will give you the… Read More