Archive for 'The Saints'

The Feast of Sts. Philip and James

John 14: 6-14 1 Cor 15:1-8 / Psa 19:2-5 If you know me, you will know my Father also. From now on you do know Him and have seen Him. (John 14:7) After all that He had testified, Are we still not fully satisfied? For our sins was He not crucified? Jesus, be forever glorified! […]

The Feast of St. Joseph

Matthew 1:16,18-21,24 2 Sm 7:4-5,12-14,16 / Ps 89 / Rom 4:13,16-18,22 . . . he did what the angel of the Lord had ordered him and took Mary home as his wife. (Matthew 1:24) St. Joseph, humble spouse of Mary, Blessed model in our hurts and pain, Inspire us never to grow weary Serving God […]

Feast of St. Paul’s Conversion

Mark 16:15-18 Acts 22: 3-16 / Ps 117: 1-2 Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation. (Mark 16:15) Do I live as Jesus’s witness? Have I been a channel of his word? If my life reflects God’s goodness, Then all His promises are assured. Jesus said to His disciples, […]

The Example of St. John Neumann

John 1: 43-51 1 Jn 3: 11-21 / Ps 100:1-5 Can anything good come from Nazareth? (John 1:46) Let us walk in humility, Not be blinded by prejudice; When we hear God’s call, “Follow me” ‘We shall see greater things than this.’ Jesus decided to go to Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow […]

The Feast of the Holy Innocents

Matthew 2: 13-18 1 Jn 1:5—2:2/ Psa 124 Herod is going to search for the child to destroy him. (Matthew 2:13b) Innocents continue to be slain – In mothers’ wombs, in streets at night. As innocent must we still remain? Who will fight for their right to life? After the magi had departed, behold, the […]

The Feast of St. John the Apostle

John 20: 2-8 1 Jn 1:1-4/Ps 97:1-2,5-6,11-12 Then the other disciple also went in, who came first to the tomb, and he saw and believed. (John 20:8) John proclaimed what he saw and heard That we may have Christ’s fellowship; Believers must all share God’s Word To be worthy of His kinship. Mary Magdalene came […]