The Nativity of John the Baptist

June 24, 2019

Luke 1:57-66   We celebrate the Nativity of John the Baptist today. Born to a couple (Elizabeth and Zachariah)  who were beyond child-bearing age (all... Read more

Take and Eat!

June 23, 2019

In his letters Saint Paul of the Cross often exhorted those he counseled to receive Eucharist often and to reflect on the goodness of God in giving us such a generous... Read more

Two of a Kind

June 22, 2019

St. John Fischer and St. Thomas More were indeed two of a kind. They were men of conscience. Both were willing to take the consequences of living by their conscience.... Read more

SCRIPTURE REFLECTION FOR FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2019

June 21, 2019

There is a line in today’s gospel selection from Matthew that has always had an appeal for me.  That line is: ‘Where your treasure is, there also will... Read more

It Says It All

June 20, 2019

The Lord’s Prayer is offered as a pattern of sincere prayer. Some of its petitions are similar in content to a Jewish prayer recited twice daily in the... Read more

Reflection June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019

  I suppose a person would be justified in saying that the Gospel directives about prayer and alms giving have become so “evident” over the ages,... Read more

Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter Memorial of Saint Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs

June 18, 2019

“When my day starts with prayer and ends with prayer, everything in between seems to always work out!” This is a simple thought I often refer to as I begin... Read more

Now is the acceptable time

June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019 – Weekday 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 Psalm 98:1-2b, 3ab, 3cd-4 Matthew 5:38-42 Every now and again, you hear the story of a family at... Read more