Archive for May 2008

The Canticle of Mary

Luke 1: 39-56 Zep 3: 14-18a or Rom 12: 9-16 / Is 12: 2-6 My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! (Luke 1:46) The wonders of our Lord I’ve found, The proud and haughty are debased, The mighty He casts to the ground, The humble to high […]

The Feast of the Sacred Heart

Matthew 11: 25-30 Dt 7: 6-11 / Ps 103: 1-4, 6-7, 8, 10 / 1 Jn 4: 7-16 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:29) No burden is too heavy, No task too hard to […]

Restoring Our Vision

Mark 10: 46-52 1 Pt 2: 2-5. 9-12 / Ps 100: 2-5 Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. (Mark 10:52) Grant us the grace to see, O Lord What once was hidden deep within, The wisdom to discern Your Word, And will to break away from sin. They came to […]

Misplaced Ambitions

Mark 10: 32-45 1 Pt 1: 18-25 / Ps 147: 12-15, 19-20 Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be the slave of all. (Mark 10: 43-44) The self-important are misled To think that power leads to greatness, If only they can see instead, […]

St. Augustine of Canterbury

Mark 10: 28-31 1 Pt 1: 10-16 / Ps 98: 1-4 ‘Be holy because I am holy’. (1 Peter 1:16) Lord, help us give to You our best In this mission where we are called; With persecutions as a test For us to gain a hundredfold. Peter began to say to Jesus, “Lord, we have […]

The Poor Rich

Mark 10: 17-27 1 Pt 1: 3-9 / Ps 111: 1-2, 5-6, 9, 10 It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God. (Mark 10:25) What worth are all the world’s treasure If in the end I lose my […]