Today is the feast day of the Holy Family, but also every family’s feast day, since the Holy Family is the patron and model of all Christian families. Today should be a huge family feast, since it is devoted entirely to the Holy Family as a model for the Christian family life. As Rev. Edward […]Read More Feast of the Holy Family..
We celebrate the Nativity of our Lord. Let our hearts be gladdened for today the Word of God has become flesh and dwelt among us, ushering into our lives great tidings of Peace, Joy and the good news. Our Salvation is here, secured and guaranteed in the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen… MERRY […]Read More Merry Christmas!
The Lord will establish a house for you. (2 Samuel 7:11) Finally, after years of political intrigue, life on the run, and fighting seemingly endless wars, King David was content. Both his personal enemies and his country’s foes had been vanquished, and Jerusalem was at peace. He even had his own palace! Now that all […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel, Luke 1:39-45 39 Mary set out at that time and went as quickly as she could into the hill country to a town in Judah. 40 She went into Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth. 41 Now it happened that as soon as Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leapt in her womb and Elizabeth […]Read More Daily Bread..
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 67:2 –3, 5, 7– 8 R. O God, let all the nations praise you! May God have pity on us and bless us; may he let his face shine upon us. So may your way be known upon earth; among all nations, your salvation. R. O God, let all the nations praise […]Read More Daily Bread..
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 85:9ab and 10, 11–12, 13 –14 R./ Let the clouds rain down the Just One, and the earth bring forth a Savior. I will hear what God proclaims; the LORD—for he proclaims peace to his people. Near indeed is his salvation to those who fear him, glory dwelling in our land. R./ […]Read More Daily Bread..
Reading 1, Jeremiah 23:5-8 5 Look, the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when I shall raise an upright Branch for David; he will reign as king and be wise, doing what is just and upright in the country. 6 In his days Judah will triumph and Israel live in safety. And this is the name […]Read More Daily Bread..
First Sorrow and Joy O most pure Spouse of Mary, glorious St. Joseph, as the affliction and anguish of thy heart was exceedingly great in thy perplexity, whether thou shouldst abandon thy most unspotted Spouse, so was the joy unspeakable when, by an Angel, the sublime Mystery of the Incarnation was revealed to thee. By […]Read More A Devotion in Honour of the Seven Sorrows and Joys of Saint Joseph
Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-3, 4, 5-6. R./ Cry out with joy and gladness: for among you is the great and Holy One of Israel. God indeed is my savior; I am confident and unafraid. My strength and my courage is the LORD, and he has been my savior. With joy you will draw water at […]Read More Daily Bread..