25 May, Wednesday — Can We Handle the Truth?

May 25 – Memorial for St. Bede the Venerable, Priest and Worker; Memorial for St. Gregory VII, Pope; Memorial for St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, Virgin St. Bede (672-735) was born around the time England was finally, completely Christianized. He was raised from age seven in the abbey of Sts. Peter and Paul at Wearmouth-Jarrow, and lived... Continue Reading →

24 May, Tuesday — “I Am Here”

Tuesday of the 6th Week of Easter Acts 16:22-34Jn 16:5-11 But Paul shouted at the top of his voice, “Don’t do yourself any harm; we are all here!”            COVID-19 has really turned our lives on its head. Even though most countries have eased restrictions, life as we know it will not be quite the... Continue Reading →

23 May, Monday — Listening vs Hearing

Monday of the 6th Week of Eastertide Acts 16:11-15Jn 15:26-16:4 “One of these women was called Lydia, a devout woman from the town of Thyatira who was in the purple-dye trade. She listened to us, and the Lord opened her heart to accept what Paul was saying.” I have two young children and my youngest... Continue Reading →

22 May, Sunday — I Will Provide

6th Sunday of Easter Acts 15:1-2,22-29Rev 21:10-14,22-23Jn 14:23-29 “Peace I bequeath to you, my own peace I give you, a peace the world cannot give, this is my gift to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” If there was a word that would describe how this year has been so far,... Continue Reading →

21 March, Monday — On Healing

Monday of the 3rd Week of Lent 2 Kgs 5:1-15Lk 4:24-30 But his servants approached him and said, 'My father, if the prophet had asked you to do something difficult, would you not have done it? All the more reason, then, when he says to you, ‘"Bathe and you will become clean.”' Lent is a... Continue Reading →

24 January, Monday — The Anointed One

24 Jan – Memorial for St. Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor of the Church St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622) was born in a castle to a well-placed family. His parents intended him to become a lawyer, enter politics, and carry on the family line and power. He studied at La Roche, Annecy, Clermont College in... Continue Reading →

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