19 May, Thursday – Saved Through Grace

Thursday of the 5th Week of Eastertide Acts 15:7-21Jn 15:9-11 I shall return and rebuild the fallen House of David; I shall rebuild it from its ruins and restore it Three years ago, on Easter Sunday, I wrote a reflection on a day of extreme joy at the resurrection of our Lord, that was dampened... Continue Reading →

20 May, Thursday — God’s Love For Us

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 →

9 March, Tuesday — Forgiveness

Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Lent Deu 3:25, 34-43Mt 18:21-35 “Lord if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?”             These days, I find parenting my two children such a challenge. I am being pulled in all directions and, often – unjustly – my older child suffers for it. He... Continue Reading →

27 January, Wednesday – Seeds for All

Jan 27 – Memorial for St. Angela Merici, virgin St. Angela Merici (1474-1540) became a Franciscan tertiary at the age of 15. She received a vision telling her that she would inspire devout women in their vocation. In Crete, during a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, she was struck blind. Her friends wanted to return home,... Continue Reading →

22 January, Friday — A New Covenant

Jan 22 – Memorial for St. Vincent, deacon and martyr St. Vincent of Saragossa (d. 304) was a friend of St. Valerius of Saragossa in Spain, and served as his deacon. He was imprisoned and tortured in Valencia, some of it by burning on a gridiron, for his faith. He converted the jailor and was finally... Continue Reading →

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