Memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo November 4, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29 Now Paul turns his attention to the Jews. Are they still God’s chosen people? Israel has indeed been unreceptive of the message of the
Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time November 3, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Luke 14:1-6 The other day we heard the narrative of Jesus’ cure of the crippled woman. The cure took place in a synagogue, and the
Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) November 2, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Wisdom 3:1-9 Today the Church commemorates the faithful departed–that is the faithful believers who have died in association with the Lord, but who have not
Solemnity of All Saints November 1, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Today the Church commemorates all the saints–that is all the saved joined eternally to the life of the triune God. Their number is first given as
Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time October 31, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Romans 8:18-25 The believers’ association with the Father through the Spirit is not yet complete. For one thing, God has not made creation capable of
Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time October 30, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Romans 8:12-17 Who is in charge of our life? To whom are we to be submissive? We are under no obligation to the flesh,–i.e., to
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