30 April, Saturday – Too Good to be True

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 →

27 April, Wednesday — The Gray Area

Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Easter Acts 5:17-26Jn 3:16-21 ...indeed, everybody who does wrong hates the light and avoids it, for fear his actions should be exposed... My family watched the livestream of the Easter Vigil from the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd because my 8-year-old wanted to watch the Liturgy of Light and... Continue Reading →

24 April, Sunday — Peace be with you

24 Apr – Divine Mercy Sunday The Congregation for Divine Worship decreed in 2003 that “throughout the world, the Second Sunday of Easter will receive the name Divine Mercy Sunday, a perennial invitation to the Christian world to face, with confidence in divine benevolence, the difference and trials that humankind will experience in the years to... Continue Reading →

23 April, Saturday — Manifest

Easter Saturday Acts 4:13-21Mark 16:9-15 “We cannot promise to stop proclaiming what we have seen and heard.” In today’s readings, Mary Magdalene rushed to tell the disciples the news of Jesus’ resurrection, only to be rejected. Jesus appeared and broke bread with two disciples on their journey from Jerusalem to Emmaus but their account was... Continue Reading →

21 April, Thursday — Our Real Worth

Easter Thursday Acts 3:11-26Ps 8:2,5-9Lk 24:35-48 What is man that you should keep him in mind, mortal man that you care for him? One of the human activities that always fascinates me is an auction. This is where the value of things becomes drastically different from the market value based on a number of criteria.... Continue Reading →

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