Gospel MT 5:43-48 Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel, Matthew 5:38-42 38 ‘You have heard how it was said: Eye for eye and tooth for tooth. 39 But I say this to you: offer no resistance to the wicked. On the contrary, if anyone hits you on the right cheek, offer him the other as well; 40 if someone wishes to go to […]Read More Daily Bread..
1ST READING, Ezekiel 17:22-24 CE 22 “The Lord Yahweh says this: From the top of the tall cedar tree, from the highest branch I shall take a shoot and plant it myself on a high and lofty mountain. 23 I shall plant it on the highest mountain in Israel. It will put out branches and […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel MT 5:33-37 Jesus said to his disciples:“You have heard that it was said to your ancestors,Do not take a false oath,but make good to the Lord all that you vow.But I say to you, do not swear at all;not by heaven, for it is God’s throne;nor by the earth, for it is his footstool;nor […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel MT 5:20-26 Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the Kingdom of heaven. “You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment. But I say […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel MT 5:13-16 Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain […]Read More Daily Bread..
https://aleteia.org/daily-prayer/saturday-june-9/ The meaning of the celebration + The focus of this feast is the contemplative life of the Immaculate Virgin and her consuming maternal love for her Son and for all Christians. + Devotion to the Heart of Mary can be glimpsed in the writings of Medieval writers, including Saint Anselm of Canterbury, Saint Gertrude […]Read More Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary..
A rare but efficacious sacrifice! I often say to anyone that gives me audience that one needs to have insight before the solution to a challenge is unravelled. I also emphasize that insight gives a particular solution to a particular situation. I would easily quote Luke 17:11-19 where Jesus told the 10 Lepers to go […]Read More Cogitare..
SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS! Gospel – JN 19:31-37 Since it was preparation day, in order that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, for the sabbath day of that week was a solemn one, the Jews asked Pilate that their legs be broken and they be taken […]Read More Daily Bread..