Archive for 'Devotion'

The Extravagant Love of Mary

John 12: 1-11 Isa 42:1-7 / Ps 27:1-3,13-14 You will always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me. (John 12:8) True Love can bear life’s losses and pain, It can endure all tears and sorrow; For we have hope in a greater gain: God’s promise of bliss in the morrow. […]

My Pledge to Jesus

John 7: 40-53 Jer 11:18-20 / Psa 7: 2-12 No man ever spoke like this man! (John 7:46) Your will, O Lord, is our command In our quest for transformation; Grant us the grace to understand Your divine plan of salvation. When they heard these words, some of the people said, “This is really the […]

The Presentation of the Lord

Luke 2: 22-40 Mal 3:1-4 / Ps 24 / Heb 2:14-18 Simeon took him in his arms and praised God. . . (Luke 2:28) Like Simeon and Anna, may we see That Jesus Christ is life’s true goal; Lord, please be present constantly In the sanctuary of my soul. When the time of their purification […]

Making the Sabbath Holy

Matthew 12: 1-8 Isa 38:1-6,2-22/ Isa 38:7-8 I tell you, someone greater than the temple is here. (Matthew 12:6) Sabbath is never a yoke to bear It is a day of celebration! A time to praise and our joy to share For the blessings of God’s creation. At that time, Jesus was going through a […]

Celebrate the Sabbath

Mark 2:23-28 1 Sm 16: 1-13 / Ps 89 The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath. (Mark 2:27-28) The Sabbath’s more than day of rest, It’s also meant for our delight; God therefore set aside the best To worship Him […]

God’s Multiplication

John 6:1-15 Acts 5:34-42 / Ps 27 Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted. (John 6:12) ? The miracle of the loaves was when Thousands on a mountainside were fed. Today miracles still happen When we receive God’s Living Bread. Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of […]