10 October, Monday — Trying is Better than Doing Nothing!

Monday of Week 28 in Ordinary Time Gal 4:22-24,26-27,31 – 5:1Lk 11:29-32 When Christ freed us, He meant us to remain free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery. We Catholics believe in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. I remember reading a Protestant question that went along the lines of... Continue Reading →

23 August, Tuesday — Inner cleansing

Aug 23 – Memorial for St. Rose of Lima, virgin A beautiful girl and devoted daughter, Rose (1586-1617) was so devoted to her vow of chastity, she used pepper and lye to ruin her complexion so she would not be attractive. She lived and meditated in a garden, raising vegetables and making embroidered items to... Continue Reading →

20 October, Tuesday — On-Call Soldiers

Tuesday of Week 29 in Ordinary Time Eph 2:12-22Lk 12:36-38 “See that you are dressed for action and have your lamps lit.” As I was reflecting on today’s readings, I felt a sense of having to be ready -- just like a soldier at war. Sometimes, they sleep with their weapons. Someone’s always at watch. It also made... Continue Reading →

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