Tag: scripture

August 8-12, 2016

Mon., August 8, 2016 St. Dominic, priest Ezekiel 1:2-5, 24-28c; Matthew 17:22-27 “But that we may not offend them, go to the sea, drop in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up. Open its mouth and you will find a coin worth twice the temple tax. Give that to them for me… Read More ›

Bringing Light to Others

“Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.” (Luke 12:48) Since becoming Catholic, I have felt so blessed. My life has changed in so many ways. And my relationship with God has grown in so many ways. I could never have… Read More ›

August 1- 5, 2016

Mon., August 1 St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Jeremiah 28:1-17; Matthew 14:13-21 They all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up the fragments left over —twelve wicker baskets full. – Mt 14:20 Jesus provides food for the crowd. What food might Jesus be offering me this day? Lord, I know… Read More ›

June 27-July 1

Mon., June 27, 2016 Amos 2:6-10, 13-16; Matthew 8:18-22 A scribe approached and said to him, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” – Mt 8:19 Jesus says “Follow me.” What does it mean to follow Jesus? Lord, I yearn to follow you. What does it mean for me to follow you? Help me… Read More ›

Pentecost Sunday

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.” – John 14:26  Jesus tells us that the Father will send to us an Advocate to teach us. An Advocate who will be with us always and will reveal… Read More ›

May 2-6

Monday, May 2, 2016 St. Athanasius Acts 16:11-15; John 15:26 – 16:4a “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me.” – John 15:26 How have I experienced the movement of the Holy Spirit in my life? Lord,… Read More ›

April 25-29

Monday, April 25 St. Mark, Evangelist 1 Peter 5:5b-14; Mark 16:15-20 Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” – Mark 16:15 After Jesus returned to the Father, the disciples went out and preached to their whole world. Have I been doing… Read More ›

April 11 – April 15, 2016

Mon., April 11, 2016 Acts 6:8-15; John 6:22-29 Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in the one he sent.”  – John 22:29 How have I answered Jesus’ invitation to believe? Lord, I have received your invitation. I want to share in the work of God. Help… Read More ›

Third Sunday of Easter 2016

So the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord.” – John 21:7 John recognized him. He saw the man standing on the shore and he knew who it was. It is the Lord. I spend a lot of time looking for Jesus in my everyday life. I look for Jesus in… Read More ›

April 4 – April 8

Monday, April 4 The Annunciation of the Lord Isaiah 7:10-14; 8:10; Hebrews 10:4-10; Luke 1:26-38 Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” Then the angel departed from her.  – Luke 1:38 Mary responded “yes” without hesitation. What is God asking of me… Read More ›

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