Advent Begins!

December 1, 2019 First Sunday of Advent Readings for Today “Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come.”  Matthew 24:42 (Year A) “Be watchful!  Be alert!”

Preparation for Advent – Feast of St. Andrew

Saturday, November 30, 2019 Saint Andrew the Apostle—Feast Readings for Today As Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew,

A Grateful Heart

November 28, 2019 USA: Thanksgiving Day—Optional Memorial (In countries other than the USA see reflection for Thursday of the Thirty-Fourth Week) Readings for Today Jesus said in reply, “Ten were cleansed, were they

The Return of Christ

November 28, 2019 Thursday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time (In the USA see reflection for Thanksgiving Day) Readings for Today “And then they will see the Son of Man coming in

Discernment

November 17, 2019 Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C Readings for Today Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious – Memorial “See that you not be deceived, for many will come in my name,

Forgiving…Seven Times a Day

November 11, 2019 Monday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop – Memorial “Be on your guard!  If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if

The Dead Will Rise

November 10, 2019 Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C Readings for Today Saint Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor—Memorial “That the dead will rise even Moses made known in the passage about

Mercy

Monday, November 4, 2019 Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop—Memorial “…when you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind;

Overcoming Obstacles

Sunday, November 3, 2019 Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C Readings for Today Saint Martin de Porres, Religious—Optional Memorial “Zacchaeus, come down quickly, for today I must stay at your house.”  Luke

The Holy Souls in Purgatory

Saturday, November 2, 2019 Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day) Readings for Today All Souls Day—Commemoration The following excerpt is from Chapter 8 of My Catholic Faith!:  As we celebrate