Facing Temptation

March 1, 2020 First Sunday of Lent (Year A) Readings for Today Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.  He fasted for forty days

The Divine Physician “Needs” the Sick

February 29, 2020 Saturday after Ash Wednesday Readings for Today “Those who are healthy do not need a physician, but the sick do.  I have not come to call the righteous to repentance

A Day to Fast and Abstain

February 28, 2020 Friday after Ash Wednesday Readings for Today “The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.”  Matthew 9:15 Fridays in Lent…are you

The World or Your Soul?

February 27, 2020 Thursday after Ash Wednesday Readings for Today “What profit is there for one to gain the whole world yet lose or forfeit himself?”  Luke 9:25 Many people dream of winning

Ash Wednesday – Pray, Fast, Give

February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday Readings for Today “And your Father who sees in secret will repay you.”  Matthew 6:4b Lent begins. 40 days to pray, fast and grow in charity.  We need

Good Guilt, Bad Guilt

February 25, 2020 Tuesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today They came to Capernaum and, once inside the house, he began to ask them, “What were you arguing about

Help My Unbelief!

February 24, 2020 Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today “But if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.”  Jesus said to him, “‘If you

Exceeding the Limits of Justice

February 23, 2020 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Readings for Today “You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I

The Infallible Gift from Jesus

Saturday, February 22, 2020 Feast of the Chair of St. Peter Readings for Today “And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and

The True Depths of Christian Love

February 21, 2020 Friday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Readings for Today Saint Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor of the Church—Optional Memorial Jesus summoned the crowd with his disciples and said