Daily Reflections

April 28, 2019
Divine Mercy Sunday
.Acts 5:12-16  +  Revelation 1:9-11,12-13,17-19  +  John 20:19-31    “I hold the keys to death and the netherworld.”    On this Sunday’s solemnity of Divine Mercy, the Church calls us to rejoice… Read More
April 27, 2019
Easter Saturday
Acts 4:13-21  +  Mark 16:9-15    I will give thanks to you, for you have answered me.    Throughout the Blessed Virgin Mary’s life, humility marked her relationship with her Lord.… Read More
April 26, 2019
Easter Friday
Acts 4:1-12  +  John 21:1-14    He revealed Himself in this way.    What does St. John the Evangelist mean when he reports to us that the disciples “dared” not ask… Read More
April 25, 2019
Easter Thursday
Acts 3:11-26  +  Luke 24:35-48    Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.    It is only in “the breaking of the bread” that the disciples come to know… Read More
April 24, 2019
Easter Wednesday
Acts 3:1-10  +  Luke 24:13-35    But they urged him, “Stay with us, for it is nearly evening and the day is almost over.”    Easter Monday we heard the chief… Read More
April 23, 2019
Easter Tuesday
Acts 2:36-41  +  John 20:11-18     Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand persons were added that day.    On the day of Pentecost, Peter boldly proclaims… Read More
April 22, 2019
Easter Monday
Acts 2:14,22-33  +  Matthew 28:8-15    “Exalted at the right hand of God, he poured forth the promise of the Holy Spirit that he received from the Father, as you both see and… Read More
April 21, 2019
Easter Sunday
Acts 10:34,37-43  +  Colossians 3:1-4  +  John 20:1-9    So Peter and the other disciple went out and came to the tomb.    Easter is not just the single day of Easter… Read More
April 20, 2019
Holy Saturday
   …suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell….    How ought Christians spend Holy Saturday morning and afternoon?  Is this time simply an… Read More
April 19, 2019
Good Friday
Isaiah 52:13—53:12  +  Hebrews 4:14-16;5:7-9  +  John 18:1—19:42    We had all gone astray like sheep, each following his own way; but the Lord laid upon him the guilt of us all. … Read More
April 18, 2019
Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Exodus 12:1-8,11-14  +  1 Corinthians 11:23-26  +  John 13:1-15    Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that His Hour had come to pass from this world to the Father.    You… Read More
April 17, 2019
Wednesday of Holy Week
Isaiah 50:4-9  +  Matthew 26:14-25      …from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over.    Recent scandals in the Church prompt reflection upon the person of… Read More