30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (October 24, 2021)

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (October 24, 2021) Mark 10:46-52As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd,Bartimaeus, a blind man, the son of Timaeus,sat by the roadside begging.On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth,he began to cry out and say,"Jesus, son of David, have pity on me."And many rebuked him, … Continue reading 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (October 24, 2021)

Saturday of the 29th Week of Ordinary Time (October 23, 2021)

Saturday of the 29th Week of Ordinary Time (October 23, 2021) LUKE 13:1-9 Some people told Jesus about the Galileanswhose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices.He said to them in reply, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans?By no means!But I … Continue reading Saturday of the 29th Week of Ordinary Time (October 23, 2021)

October 22, 2021 – Memorial of Pope St. John Paul II

October 22, 2021 – Memorial of Pope St. John Paul II Romans 7:18-25aBrothers and sisters:I know that good does not dwell in me, that is, in my flesh.The willing is ready at hand, but doing the good is not.For I do not do the good I want,but I do the evil I do not want.Now … Continue reading October 22, 2021 – Memorial of Pope St. John Paul II

Thursday of the 29th Week in Ordinary Time (October 21, 2021)

Thursday of the 29th Week in Ordinary Time (October 21, 2021) Romans 6:19-23 Brothers and sisters:I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your nature.For just as you presented the parts of your bodies as slaves to impurityand to lawlessness for lawlessness,so now present them as slaves to righteousness for sanctification.For when … Continue reading Thursday of the 29th Week in Ordinary Time (October 21, 2021)

Wednesday of the 29th Week of Ordinary Time (October 20, 2021 – St. Paul of the Cross, priest)

Wednesday of the 29th Week of Ordinary Time (October 20, 2021 – St. Paul of the Cross, priest) Romans 6:12-18 Brothers and sisters:Sin must not reign over your mortal bodiesso that you obey their desires.And do not present the parts of your bodies to sinas weapons for wickedness,but present yourselves to God as raised from … Continue reading Wednesday of the 29th Week of Ordinary Time (October 20, 2021 – St. Paul of the Cross, priest)

OCTOBER 19, 2021 – Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs

OCTOBER 19, 2021 - Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs Luke 12:35-38Jesus said to his disciples:“Gird your loins and light your lampsand be like servants who await their master’s return from a wedding,ready to open immediately when he comes and knocks.Blessed are those servantswhom the master finds vigilant … Continue reading OCTOBER 19, 2021 – Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs

Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist (October 18, 2021)

Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist (October 18, 2021) 2 Timothy 4:10-17b Beloved:Demas, enamored of the present world,deserted me and went to Thessalonica,Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.Luke is the only one with me.Get Mark and bring him with you,for he is helpful to me in the ministry.I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.When you come, … Continue reading Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist (October 18, 2021)

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 17, 2021)

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 17, 2021)   Mark 10:35-45 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him,"Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you." He replied, "What do you wish me to do for you?" They answered him, "Grant that in your glorywe may … Continue reading 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 17, 2021)

October 16, 2021 – Memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin

October 16, 2021 - Memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin   Luke 12:8-12 Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you,everyone who acknowledges me before othersthe Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God.But whoever denies me before otherswill be denied before the angels of God.“Everyone who speaks a word against the Son … Continue reading October 16, 2021 – Memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin

October 15, 2021 – Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church

October 15, 2021 - Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church Luke 12:1-7 At that time:So many people were crowding togetherthat they were trampling one another underfoot.Jesus began to speak, first to his disciples,"Beware of the leaven--that is, the hypocrisy--of the Pharisees."There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed,nor … Continue reading October 15, 2021 – Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church