16 October, Saturday — Faith and Science

Oct 16 – Memorial for St. Hedwig, Religious; Memorial for St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin St. Hedwig (1174–1243) was the daughter of the Duke of Croatia, and aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. She married Prince Henry I of Silesia and Poland in 1186 at the age of 12, and became the mother of seven. She... Continue Reading →

13 October, Wednesday — Egos and Fears

Wednesday of Week 28 in Ordinary Time Rm 2:1-11Lk 11:42-46 ‘Master,’ he said ‘when you speak like this you insult us too.’ There are many reasons why we hesitate to acknowledge our shortcomings or mistakes. Some are afraid of the unfavorable repercussions such as losing friends, losing jobs, losing credentials, or losing face. When I... Continue Reading →

11 June, Friday — Pierced Heart

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus The devotion to the Sacred Heart (also known as the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacratissimum Cor Iesu in Latin) is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Roman Catholic devotions, taking Jesus Christ's physical heart as the representation of his divine love for humanity. This devotion is predominantly used in the Roman Catholic Church and... Continue Reading →

10 June, Thursday — Unveiled

Thursday of Week 10 in Ordinary Time 2 Cor 3:15-4:1,3-6Mt 5:20-26 And we, with our unveiled faces reflecting like mirrors the brightness of the Lord, all grow brighter and brighter as we are turned into the image that we reflect. When I read the readings for today, I imagined a bride as she is about... Continue Reading →

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