Daily Reflections

April 25, 2021 –
The Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 4:8-12  +  1 John 3:1-2  +  John 10:11-18 “A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” The fourth Sunday of Easter is called “Good Shepherd Sunday.”  Knowing… Read More
April 24, 2021 –
Saturday of the Third Week of Easter
Acts 9:31-42  +  John 6:60-69 “Do you also want to leave?” The difference between the divine food of the Bread of Life and any ordinary human food is that human… Read More
April 23, 2021 –
Friday of the Third Week of Easter
Acts 9:1-20  +  John 6:52-59 “For my Flesh is true food, and my Blood is true drink.” Jesus, like any good teacher, responds to the ignorance of those to whom… Read More
April 22, 2021 –
Thursday of the Third Week of Easter
Acts 8:26-40  +  John 6:44-51 “… the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” Jesus first declares, “I am the Bread of Life.” … Read More
April 21, 2021 –
Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter
Acts 8:1-8  +  John 6:35-40 “… whoever comes to Me will never hunger, and whoever believes in Me will never thirst.” One benefit of attending weekday Mass is how the… Read More
April 20, 2021 –
Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter
Acts 7:51—8:1  +  John 6:30-35 “… my Father gives you the true bread from heaven.” When the crowd asks Jesus, “What sign can you do, that we may see and… Read More
April 19, 2021 –
Monday of the Third Week of Easter
Acts 6:8-15  +  John 6:22-29 “… believe in the one He sent.” In today’s Gospel passage from John 6, we hear the crowd ask Jesus two questions.  First they ask,… Read More
April 18, 2021 –
The Third Sunday of Easter
Acts 3:13-15,17-19  +  1 John 2:1-5  +  Luke 24:35-48 … Jesus was made known to them in the breaking of bread. At some point after the Resurrection, the disciples might… Read More
April 17, 2021 –
Saturday of the Second Week of Easter
Acts 6:1-7  +  John 6:16-21    “It is I.  Do not be afraid.”  How can the presence of Jesus cause fear in people?  Contrast today’s Gospel passage with the scene… Read More
April 16, 2021 –
Friday of the Second Week of Easter
Acts 5:34-42  +  John 6:1-15 … He withdrew again to the mountain alone. The Season of Easter might be called “the season of the Church”.  The reason for this is… Read More
April 15, 2021 –
Thursday of the Second Week of Easter
Acts 5:27-33  +  John 3:31-36 “We must obey God rather than men!” Baptism is not a private experience.  It is not simply about “me and Jesus”.  Baptism washes away not… Read More
April 14, 2021 –
Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter
Acts 5:17-26  +  John 3:16-21 But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done in God. Today’s Gospel passage tells… Read More