18 June, Saturday — Wilting Lilies

Saturday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time 2 Chr 24:17-25Mt 6:24-34 "Think of the flowers growing in the fields; they have never to work or spin." When my second child was born 5 years ago, I contemplated quitting my job to become a stay at home parent. While my husband was supportive, I personally had reservations,... Continue Reading →

17 June, Friday — Listen to your heart

Friday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time 2 Kgs 11:1-4,9-18,20Mt 6:19-23 "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." In today's gospel, Jesus, in his sermon on the Mount, warns us against becoming too caught up in earthly things that we forget about the heavenly treasures that await us. Indeed, the things mentioned... 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 →

2 March, Wednesday — A Call to Repentance

Ash Wednesday Joel 2:12-182 Cor 5:20-6:2Mt 6:1-6;16-18 'Now, now -- it is the Lord who speaks -- come back to me with all your heart, fasting, weeping, mourning.' Let your hearts be broken, not your garments torn, turn to the Lord your God again...' Yesterday was Shrove Tuesday. The word 'shrove' is taken from the word... Continue Reading →

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