26 May, Friday — Words mean nothing without action

Today, we welcome on board Esther Leet, who grew up in a Catholic household, attended catechism classes and participated in church activities dutifully in her teenage years but became a lapsed Catholic after she went abroad for further studies in her 20s.   Through the grace of God, she found her way back to church.... Continue Reading →

25 May, Thursday — May We All Be One

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,... Continue Reading →

22 May, Monday — Peace Be With You

May 22 – Memorial for St. Rita of Cascia, Religious St. Rita (1386-1457) was the daughter of Antonio and Amata Lotti, a couple known as the Peacemakers of Jesus; they had Rita late in life. From her early youth, Rita visited the Augustinian nuns at Cascia, Italy, and showed interest in a religious life. However,... Continue Reading →

21 May, Sunday — On Mass

7th Sunday of Easter Acts 1:12-141 Pet 4:13-16Jn 17:1-11 All these joined in continuous prayer… One of the unintended consequences of the last 3 years of dealing with COVID-19, has been a reluctance by many Catholics to go back to mass in person. Livestream Mass has been a game-changer for a lot of us. I... Continue Reading →

20 May, Saturday — Ask Your Father

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... Continue Reading →

18 May, Thursday — The Enormity of Faith

18 May -- Ascension of the Lord Acts 1:1-11Eph 1:17-23Mt 28:16-20 “It is not for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has established by His own authority…” I have an irrational aversion towards uncertainty; nobody likes it, but I avoid it like the plague. It is an occupational hazard from the... Continue Reading →

17 May, Wednesday — Timing and Truth

Wednesday of the 6th Week of Easter Acts 17:15,22-18:1Jn 16:12-15 “I still have many things to say to you but they would be too much for you now.” Think of a time when God used you to bring timely words of advice someone. Or maybe an occasion when you wanted to speak, but decided that... Continue Reading →

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