Daily Reflections

May 12, 2022 –
Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter
Acts 13:13-25  +  John 13:16-20 “… whoever receives me receives the one who sent me.” Why are there days during Eastertide when the Gospel Reading narrates events occurring before the… Read More
May 11, 2022 –
Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter
Acts 12:24—13:5  +  John 12:44-50 “I came into the world as light ….” When we recite the Creed on Sundays and solemnities, we profess that God the Son is “eternally begotten of… Read More
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