30 April, Thursday — Right Teaching

30 Apr – Memorial for St. Pius V, pope Antonio Ghislieri (1504-1572) was born to impoverished Italian nobility, the son of Paolo Ghislieri and Domenica Augeria. He worked as a shepherd as a boy, and received an excellent education in piety and holiness, including a scholastic education from a Dominican friar. He joined the Order... Continue Reading →

28 April, Tuesday – Life without Fear

28 Apr – Memorial for St. Peter Chanel, priest & martyr; Memorial for St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, priest Peter Chanel (1803-1841) was born to a peasant family and was a shepherd as a boy. He was an excellent student and was ordained at 24. He was assigned to Crozet, a parish in decline; he turned... Continue Reading →

27 April, Monday – True Discipleship

Acts 6:8-15Jn 6:22-29 “…work for food that endures to eternal life…” I have been crazy about watching television programmes and movies since I was a young child. I also enjoy reading stories about the journeys that people take to learn about themselves. I was grateful, therefore, when I learned that in many of these stories... Continue Reading →

26 April, Sunday – Our Personal Emmaus

Acts 2:14,22-331 Pet 1:17-21 Lk 24:13-35 “Their eyes were opened” 2020 has been a pivotal year for our generation. Covid-19 has changed the lives of many around the world. Today’s gospel could not have come at a more opportune time. I often wondered in the past about the experience of the two disciples, as they... Continue Reading →

24 April, Friday – His Love

24 Apr – Memorial for St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest & martyr St. Fidelis Sigmaringen (1577-1622) was a lawyer and teacher of philosophy. Disgusted by the greed, corruption, and lack of interest in justice by his fellow lawyers, Mark Rey abandoned the law, became a priest and a Franciscan friar with his brother George. He... Continue Reading →

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