Daily Reflections

October 20, 2019 –
The 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Exodus 17:8-13  +  2 Timothy 3:14—14:2  +  Luke 18:1-8 click on the line above for the day’s Scriptures    “…proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is convenient or inconvenient….” … Read More
October 19, 2019 –
Sts. John de Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues & Comp.
Romans 4:13,16-18  +  Luke 12:8-12    “For the Holy Spirit will teach you at that moment what you should say.”    Twice in today’s Gospel passage, God the Holy Spirit… Read More
October 18, 2019 –
St. Luke the Evangelist
2 Timothy 4:10-17  +  Luke 10:1-9    “Go on your way; behold, I am sending you like lambs among wolves.”     While the word “apostle” literally means “one who is… Read More
October 17, 2019 –
St. Ignatius of Antioch
Romans 3:21-30  +  Luke 11:47-54    “Yes, I tell you, this generation will be charged with their blood!”    On the occasions when Jesus refers to persons from the Old… Read More
October 16, 2019 –
Wednesday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 2:1-11  +  Luke 11:42-46    “You pay tithes… but you pay no attention to judgment and to love for God.”    If the scholar of the Law who interrupted… Read More
October 15, 2019 –
St. Teresa of Jesus
Romans 1:16-25  +  Luke 11:37-41    The wrath of God is indeed being revealed from Heaven against every impiety and wickedness….    Saint Paul wastes no time.  After a brief… Read More
October 14, 2019 –
Monday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
Romans 1:1-7  +  Luke 11:29-32    Through Him we have received the grace of apostleship….    Romans is the longest of St. Paul’s letters:  that’s one reason why you find… Read More
October 13, 2019 –
The 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
II Kings 5:14-17  +  2 Timothy 2:8-13  +  Luke 17:11-19 click on the line above for the day’s Scriptures    … if we persevere we shall also reign with him. … Read More
October 12, 2019 –
Saturday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time
Joel 4:12-21  +  Luke 11:27-28    The heavens and the earth quake, but the Lord is a refuge to His people….    Today’s First Reading from the Book of Joel… Read More
October 11, 2019 –
Friday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time
Joel 1:13-15;2:1-2  +  Luke 11:15-26    Gird yourselves and weep, O priests!    For just two weekdays our First Reading at Holy Mass comes from the Old Testament Book of… Read More
October 10, 2019 –
Thursday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time
Malachi 3:13-20  +  Luke 11:5-13    “…how much more will the Father in Heaven give the Holy Spirit…?”    As Saint Luke the Evangelist continues to set before us Jesus’… Read More
October 9, 2019 –
Wednesday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time
Jonah 4:1-11  +  Luke 11:1-4    “Father, hallowed be your Name, your Kingdom come.”    Every Christian knows by heart the ‘Our Father’:  the only prayer that Jesus taught to… Read More