Daily Reflections

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
June 28, 2022 –
St. Irenaeus
Amos 3:1-8;4:11-12  +  Matthew 8:23-27 “What sort of man is this … ?” Today’s Gospel passage offers another example of the disciples not seeing the forest for the trees.  Their… Read More
June 27, 2022 –
Monday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Amos 2:6-10,13-16  +  Matthew 8:18-22 … He gave orders to cross to the other shore. Several times during His public ministry, Jesus acts in a way that might be called… Read More
June 26, 2022 –
The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
I Kings 19:16,19-21  +  Galatians 5:1,13-18  +  Luke 9:51-62 When the days for Jesus’ being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem …. This Sunday, as… Read More
June 25, 2022 –
The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Lamentations 2:2,10-14,18-19  +  Luke 2:41-51 … and His mother kept all these things in her heart. Today’s Gospel passage is proper to today’s feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. … Read More
June 24, 2022 –
The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Ezekiel 34:11-16  +  Romans 5:5-11  +  Luke 15:3-7 The love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit …. Catholics are very familiar with the… Read More
June 23, 2022 –
The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Vigil Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10  +  1 Peter 1:8-12  +  Luke 1:5-17 Readings of the Day: Isaiah 49:1-6  +  Acts 13:22-26  +  Luke 1:57-66,80 For surely the hand of the Lord… Read More
June 22, 2022 –
Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More
II Kings 22:8-13;23:1-3  +  Matthew 7:15-20 “So by their fruits you will know them.” Twice in today’s Gospel passage Jesus uses this phrase:  “By their fruits you will know them.” … Read More