28 May, Saturday — What is your asking price to betray Jesus?

Saturday of the 6th Week of Eastertide Acts 18:23-28Jn 16:23-28 ...by the energetic way he refuted the Jews in public and demonstrated from the Scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.  The price of Jesus’ life to Judas? 30 pieces of silver. 30 pieces of silver was what Jesus meant to him – His lordship, His friendship,... Continue Reading →

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 May, Saturday – Persecution and Detachment

May 21 – Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions St. Cristóbal Magallanes Jara was born in the state of Jalisco in Mexico, in 1869. He was ordained priest at the age of 30, and became parish priest of his home town of Totatiche. He took a special interest in the evangelization of the local indigenous Huichol people... Continue Reading →

20 May, Friday – Expressions of Love

May 20 – Memorial for St. Bernadine of Siena, Priest St. Bernadine (1381-1444) was a Friar Minor, a priest, an itinerant preacher, and a theological writer. His preaching skills were so great and the conversions so numerous, that he has become associated with all areas of speaking, advertising, public relations, etc. Bernadine’s charismatic preaching filled the... Continue Reading →

16 May, Monday — Recognition

Monday of the 5th Week of Eastertide Acts 14:5-18Jn 14:21-26 “We have come with good news to turn you to the living God who made heaven and earth and the sea and all that these hold.” Imagine if you were in the shoes of Paul and/or Barnabas -- would you be affronted that the people... Continue Reading →

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