Calming the Sea

February 1, 2020 Saturday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time  Readings for Today Jesus was in the stern, asleep on a cushion.  They woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you

It Only Takes a Little

January 31, 2020 Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time  Readings for Today Saint John Bosco, Priest—Memorial “To what shall we compare the Kingdom of God, or what parable can we use

One Good Reason for Mercy

January 30, 2020 Thursday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today He also told them, “Take care what you hear.  The measure with which you measure will be measured out

Sowing the Word of God…Despite the Results

January 29, 2020 Wednesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today “Hear this! A sower went out to sow.”  Mark 4:3 This line begins the familiar Parable of the Sower. 

Becoming a Member of Jesus’ Family

January 28, 2020 Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor—Memorial “Who are my mother and my brothers?” And looking around at those seated

The Sin Against the Holy Spirit

January 27, 2020 Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Angela Merici, Virgin—Optional Memorial “Amen, I say to you, all sins and all blasphemies that people utter will

Light in the Midst of Darkness

January 26, 2020 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Readings for Today “Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, the

Persecution and Discord Transformed

Saturday, January 25, 2020 Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle Readings for Today “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” I replied, “Who are you, sir?”  And he said to me,

Being Called Up the Mountain with Jesus

January 24, 2020 Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor—Memorial Jesus went up the mountain and summoned those whom he wanted and they

Trusting in the Authority of the Church

January 23, 2020 Thursday of the Second Week of Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Vincent, Deacon and Martyr—Optional Memorial (Celebrated January 23 in the USA) Saint Marianne Cope, Virgin—USA Optional Memorial And