Daily Reflections

May 10, 2022 –
Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter
Acts 11:19-26  +  John 10:22-30 “The Father and I are one.” Today’s Gospel passage ends with an odd turn “off course”.  As a whole, the passage seems to be about… Read More
May 9, 2022 –
Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter
Acts 11:1-18  +  John 10:1-10 “I came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly.” Often when we picture the Good Shepherd, we imagine him carrying a… Read More
May 8, 2022 –
The Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 13:14,43-52  +  Revelation 7:9,14-17  +  John 10:27-30 “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” Jesus is our Good Shepherd.  He left the paradise of… Read More
May 7, 2022 –
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
May 6, 2022 –
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
May 5, 2022 –
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
May 4, 2022 –
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
May 3, 2022 –
Sts. Philip & James, Apostles
1 Corinthians 15:1-8  +  John 14:6-14 “Whoever has seen Me has seen the Father.” Throughout the Easter Season, the Scriptures at Holy Mass focus our attention upon several recurring themes. … Read More
May 2, 2022 –
St. Athanasius
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
May 1, 2022 –
The Third Sunday of Easter
Acts 5:27-32,40-41  +  Revelation 5:11-14  +  John 21:1-19 He said this signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God. As the Church journeys through the Easter Season, we… Read More
April 30, 2022 –
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 of… Read More
April 29, 2022 –
St. Catherine of Siena
Acts 5:34-42  +  John 6:1-15 … He withdrew again to the mountain alone. The Season of Easter sometimes is called “the season of the Church”.  The reason for this is… Read More