Daily Reflections

March 26, 2023 –
The Fifth Sunday of Lent [A]
Ezekiel 37:12-14  +  Romans 8:8-11  +  John 11:1-45 So Jesus said to them, “Untie him and let him go.” We often hear predictions about what the future holds for mankind. … Read More
March 25, 2023 –
The Annunciation of the Lord
Isaiah 7:10-14;8:10  +  Hebrews 10:4-10  +  Luke 1:26-38 … the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son, and shall name him Emmanuel …. In the person of Jesus… Read More
March 24, 2023 –
Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent
Wisdom 2:1,12-22  +  John 7:1-2,10,25-30 So they tried to arrest him, but no one laid a hand upon Him, because His Hour had not yet come. Today’s Gospel Reading might… Read More
March 23, 2023 –
Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent
Exodus 32:7-14  +  John 5:31-47 “… these works that I perform testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.” Jesus’ words today seem somewhat harsh, as they often… Read More
March 22, 2023 –
Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent
Isaiah 49:8-15  +  John 5:17-30 “Amen, amen, I say to you, the Son cannot do anything on his own, but only what he sees the Father doing”. In these latter… Read More
March 21, 2023 –
Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent
Ezekiel 47:1-9,12  +  John 5:1-16 Therefore, the Jews began to persecute Jesus because he did this on a sabbath. It was divine love that moved Jesus to heal the sick… Read More
March 20, 2023 –
The Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary
II Sam 7:4-5,12-14,16  +  Rom 4:13,16-18,22  +  Mt 1:16,18-21,24 [or Lk 2:41-51] “Forever will I confirm your posterity ….” In the midst of our ascent to Calvary, we pause to… Read More
March 19, 2023 –
The Fourth Sunday of Lent [A]
I Samuel 16:1, 6-7,10-13  +  Ephesians 5:8-14  +  John 9:1-41 “… the Lord looks into the heart.” A tiny baby is completely dependent upon its parents for giving it life… Read More
March 18, 2023 –
Saturday of the Third Week of Lent
Hosea 6:1-6  +  Luke 18:9-14 “… for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled ….” Jesus cautions us in this morning’s Gospel passage.  Even as we pray to God, our… Read More
March 17, 2023 –
Friday of the Third Week of Lent
Hosea 14:2-10  +  Mark 12:28-34 And no one dared to ask him any more questions. When the scribe challenges Jesus to identify the prime commandment of God, Jesus quotes from… Read More
March 16, 2023 –
Thursday of the Third Week of Lent
Jeremiah 7:23-28  +  Luke 11:14-23 “… whoever does not gather with me scatters.” Unity is one of the four marks of the Church.  When we recite the Apostles’ Creed, we… Read More
March 15, 2023 –
Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent
Deuteronomy 4:1,5-9  +  Matthew 5:17-19 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets.” Within today’s scriptures there is a tension between divine revelation and… Read More