October 16, 2019 – Wednesday 28th Week in Ordinary Time Feast of St. Gerard Majella, CSsR (Patron of Mothers, particularly pregnant mothers and their infants) A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John (12:23-26)*** ***readings proper to St. Gerard, Redemptorist Supplementary Jesus said to them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man toContinue reading A Sincere Person Inspires
October 15, 2019 – Tuesday 28th Week in Ordinary Time Memorial of St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin and Doctor of the Church A reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans (1:16-25) Brothers and sisters:I am not ashamed of the Gospel.It is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes:for JewContinue reading Why God is essential in life
October 14, 2019 – Monday 28th Week in Ordinary Time A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke (11:29-32) While still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them,“This generation is an evil generation;it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it,except the sign of Jonah.Just as Jonah became a signContinue reading Are you looking for a sign from God?
October 13, 2019 – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Indigenous People’s and Extreme Poverty Sunday*** ***Today’s celebration invites us that the Lord is ever present with our brothers and sisters who may appear different from the majority. The connectedness and intimate relationship of the indigenous peoples with the creation reminds of our basic relationship with theContinue reading Expressing our gratitude makes us more alive
October 12, 2019 – Saturday 27th Week in Ordinary Time A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke (11:27-28) While Jesus was speaking,a woman from the crowd called out and said to him,“Blessed is the womb that carried youand the breasts at which you nursed.”He replied, “Rather, blessed are thosewho hear the word of GodContinue reading Not just in words but also in actions and in our whole person
October 11, 2019 – Friday 27th Week in Ordinary Time OPTIONAL MEMORIAL OF ST. JOHN XXIII, pope A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke (11:15-26) When Jesus had driven out a demon, some of the crowd said:“By the power of Beelzebul, the prince of demons,he drives out demons.”Others, to test him, asked him forContinue reading Arrogance blinds but Humility sees
October 10, 2019 – Thursday 27th Week in Ordinary Time A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke (11:5-13) Jesus said to his disciples:“Suppose one of you has a friendto whom he goes at midnight and says,‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,for a friend of mine has arrived at my house from aContinue reading Be Persistent Enough to Ask, Seek, and Knock
October 9, 2019 – Wednesday 27th Week in Ordinary Time A reading from the Book of Prophet Jonah (4:1-11) Jonah was greatly displeasedand became angry that God did not carry out the evilhe threatened against Nineveh.He prayed, “I beseech you, LORD,is not this what I said while I was still in my own country?This isContinue reading When I pray, do I seek to change God’s will or to change my will according to God’s desire?