February 6, 2022

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Do not be afraid. From now on, you will be catching people.… They left everything and followed Jesus (Luke 5:10-11). Fishers of people: Jesus had a sense of humor, yet he was serious about it. They did more than drop their nets. They left everything; they began a new trade […]

January 2, 2022

The Epiphany of the Lord Rise up in splendor Jerusalem! Light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you (Isaiah 60:1). From you will come a ruler who is to shepherd my people, Israel. He shall rescue the poor…and the afflicted, the heirs of the poor he shall save (Psalm 72:12). They rejoiced […]

November 7, 2021

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time The poor widow gave everything she had, two copper coins worth a penny, given out her poverty, all she had (Mark 12:38-44). The others who give money to the temple treasury give of their abundance. God gave us his Son, who gave himself as a sacrifice once for all, to […]

October 3, 2021

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Husbands love your wives as Christ, even as Christ loved the church and handed himself over for her to sanctify her. So, husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself… even as Christ does the church because we are members of his […]

September 5, 2021

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Has not God chosen the poor to be rich in faith, and be heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him (James 2:5). He has done everything well; he even makes the deaf to hear and the mute to speak (Mark 7:3). James teaches us […]

August 1, 2021

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Do not work for food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For it is on him that God the Father has set his seal. It is not Moses who gave you bread from heaven but it is […]

July 4, 2021

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time They shall know there has been a prophet among them (Ezekiel 2:5). “A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house.” So, he was not able to perform any mighty deed there, apart from curing a few sick […]

June 6, 2021

The Most Holy Body and Blood (Corpus Christi) For if the blood of goats and bulls and the sprinkling of a heifer’s ashes can sanctify those who are defiled so that their flesh is cleansed, how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our […]

May 2, 2021

5th Sunday of Easter “Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me. My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples (John 15:5, 8). Saint John’s […]

April 4, 2021

Easter Sunday We are witnesses to all he did both in Judea and in Jerusalem… They put him to death by hanging him on a tree but God raised him on the third day and allowed him to appear, not to all the people but to us who were chosen by God as witnesses. (Acts […]