1 October, Thursday — The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Oct 1 – Feast of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor, Patroness of Missions Born to a pious middle-class French family of tradesmen, Francoise-Marie Thérèse Martin (1873–1897) was the daughter of Blessed Louis Martin and Blessed Marie-Azelie Guerin Martin, and all four of her sisters became nuns. Her mother died when Francoise-Marie was only… Continue Reading →

30 September, Wednesday — Only those who present themselves and follow the right path will enter God’s kingdom

Sep 30 – Memorial for St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor St. Jerome (347-419) led a misspent youth. He later converted in theory, being baptised in 365, and then had a true conversion when he studied theology. He was a monk, and revised the Latin text of the Bible. The result of his 30 years of work was… Continue Reading →

27 September, Sunday — God supports those who confess His power and glory

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Eze 18:25-28Phil 2:1-11 Mt 21:28-32 …and that every tongue should acclaim Jesus Christ as Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Confession is a reliever, a prudent surge moderator and could be personified. This is when it becomes a guide to reconciliation. And like forgiveness, confession takes us through the path of… Continue Reading →

26 September, Saturday — God in the midst of YOLO-ness

Sep 26 – Memorial for Sts. Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs Sts. Cosmas and Damian were twin brothers, physicians who accepted no payment. Their charity brought many to Christ. Although they were tortured during the persecutions of Diocletian, the two suffered no injury. Patron Saint Index Ecc 11:9 – 12:8Lk 9:43-45 …remember your creator in the days… Continue Reading →

23 September, Wednesday – Only by God

Sep 23 – Memorial for St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio), Priest St. Pio (1887-1968) was ordained when he was 22. He founded the House for the Relief of Suffering in 1956, a hospital that serves 60,000 a year. In the 1920s he started a series of prayer groups that continue today with over 400,000 members worldwide…. Continue Reading →

22 September, Tuesday – To Know Oneself

Tuesday of Week 25 in Ordinary Time Pro 21:1-6;10-13Lk 8:19-21 A man’s conduct may strike him as upright, the Lord, however, weighs the heart. Have you ever tried to stand in front of the mirror and take a long, hard look at yourself? It can be a really uncomfortable ritual. What I am suggesting is different… Continue Reading →

21 September, Monday — Seeking to be Saved

Sep 21 – Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist St. Matthew was the son of Alphaeus, and he lived at Capernaum on Lake Genesareth. He was a Roman tax collector, a position equated with collaboration with the enemy by those from whom he collected taxes. Jesus’ contemporaries were surprised to see the Christ with a… Continue Reading →


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