Archive for 'The Saints'

St. Frances, the Faithful Servant

Luke 17: 7-10 Tim 2:1-8,11-14 / Psa 37 We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty. (Luke 17:10) For the gift of life it’s only right That we serve the Lord in all our ways, Our hope in His Word our guiding light, Divine reward by His loving grace. “Suppose one of you […]

The Traits of the Saints

Matthew 5: 1-12 Rev 7:2-4,9-14 / Ps 24:1-6 / 1 Jn 3:1-3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:3) Our Lord gave us the Beatitudes That like His saints we may be blessed. Today, praise God with all gratitude For the hope of eternal rest. Jesus went […]

St. Jerome, Model of Devotion

Luke 9: 57-62 Job 9:1-12,14-16 / Ps 88: 10-15 No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God. (Luke 9:62) What matters now is what we sow, Not what we lost or left behind. . . He who “sets a hand to the […]

The “Little Flower” of Lisieux

Luke 9: 46-50 Job 1:-22 / Ps 17:1-3,6-7 Whoever is least among you, is the one who is the greatest. (Luke 9:48) Lord, make me be like St. Therese, Your “Little Flower” undefiled; Not for glory seek to increase, But to follow You like a child. One day, an argument arose among them as to […]

Dying for Eternal Life

John 12: 24-26 2 Cor 9: 6-10 / Psa 112 The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. (John 12:25) Teach me, Lord, what in me must die That I may be Your faithful sheep. . . What […]

Feast of Sts. Peter & Paul

Matthew 16:13-19 Acts 12:1-11 / Ps 34 / 2Tm 4:6-8.17-18 Blessed are you, Simon, son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father. (Matthew 16:17) Thank Lord for the opportunity Of being stewards of Your kingdom; The Word of God as our ministry, With Your authority and […]