19 September, Sunday — Being last

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 2:12,17-20Jas 3:16-4:3Mk 9:30-37 “If anyone wants to be first, he must make himself last of all and servant of all.” History is full of examples of those who have ‘led from the back’, of leaders who have supported their charges and led selflessly, caring about those in their charge... Continue Reading →

25 August, Wednesday – Slaves to love

Aug 25 – Memorial for St. Louis of France, married man; Memorial for St. Joseph Calasanz, priest, religious founder As king of France, Louis (1214-1270) made numerous judicial and legislative reforms. He promoted Christianity in France; established religious foundations, aided mendicant orders, propagated synodal decrees of the Church, built leper hospitals, and collected relics. “In... Continue Reading →

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