Letter to the Ephesians 3:14-21. Brothers and sisters: I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that he may grant you in accord with the riches of his glory to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inner self, and that Christ may dwell […]Read More Daily Bread..
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 9:57-62. As Jesus and His disciples were proceeding on their journey someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus answered him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his […]Read More Daily Bread..
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 9:51-56. When the days for Jesus to be taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him. On the way they entered a Samaritan village to prepare for his reception there, but they would not welcome […]Read More
Book of Job 1:6-22. One day, when the angels of God came to present themselves before the LORD, And the LORD said to Satan, “Whence do you come?” Then Satan answered the LORD and said, “From roaming the earth and patrolling it.” And the LORD said to Satan, “Have you noticed my servant Job, […]Read More
Gospel, Luke 13:1-9 1 It was just about this time that some people arrived and told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with that of their sacrifices. At this he said to them, 2 ‘Do you suppose that these Galileans were worse sinners than any others, that this should have happened to […]Read More Lent..
Gospel, Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 1 The tax collectors and sinners, however, were all crowding round to listen to him, 2 and the Pharisees and scribescomplained saying, ‘This manwelcomes sinners and eats with them.’ 3 So he told them this parable: 11 Then he said, ‘There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger […]Read More Lent..
Reading 1, Jeremiah 17:5-10 5 Yahweh says this, ‘Accursed be anyone who trusts in human beings, who relies on human strength and whose heart turns from Yahweh. 6 Such a person is like scrub in the wastelands: when goodcomes, it does not affect him since he lives in the parched places of the desert, uninhabited, […]Read More Lent…
Gospel, Matthew 20:17-28 17 Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, and on the road he took the Twelve aside by themselves and said to them, 18 ‘Look, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man is about to be handed over to the chief priests and scribes. They will condemn him to […]Read More Lent..
Who was St. Joseph? St. Joseph truly is the silent figure of the New Testament. For instance, the Gospel does not record one spoken verse for St. Joseph. Nevertheless, what this great saint did in his life for God speaks volumes. To appreciate him and his role in salvation, we need to glean the Gospels. […]Read More Happy feast of St Joseph!
Reading 2, Philippians 3:17–4:1 17 Brothers, be united in imitating me. Keep your eyes fixed on those who act according to the example you have from me. 18 For there are so many people of whom I have often warned you, and now I warn you again with tears in my eyes, who behave like […]Read More Lent..
Gospel, Matthew 5:43-48 43 ‘You have heard how it was said, You will love your neighbour and hate your enemy. 44 But I say this to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you; 45 so that you may be children of your Father in heaven, for he causes his sun to […]Read More Lent..
Gospel, Matthew 7:7-12 7 ‘Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you. 8 Everyone who asks receives; everyone who searches finds; everyone who knocks will have the door opened. 9 Is there anyone among you who would hand his son a […]Read More Lent..
Reading 1, Jonah 3:1-10 1 The word of Yahweh was addressed to Jonah a second time. 2 ‘Up!’ he said, ‘Go to Nineveh, the great city, and preach to it as I shall tell you.’ 3 Jonah set out and went to Nineveh in obedience to the word of Yahweh. Now Nineveh was a city […]Read More Lent..
Gospel, Matthew 6:7-15 7 ‘In your prayers do not babble as the gentiles do, for they think that by using many words they will make themselves heard. 8 Do not be like them; your Father knows what you need before you ask him. 9 So you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may […]Read More Lent..