St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest

Homily Readings Suscipe (St. Ignatius of Loyola) Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding and my entire will, All I have and call my own. You have given all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. … Continue reading

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  Readings The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available. You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here. The bulletin article follows: One day this past week at daily Mass, we read these words from Exodus: In the morning a dew lay … Continue reading

Friday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “Crushed by my sins and the weight of my misery, I had taken thought in my heart and contemplated flight into the desert. But you stopped me and gave me comfort with these words: Christ died for all, that … Continue reading

Thursday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “Why do you turn away your face? We think that God is turning his face away from us when we find ourselves in such distress that our senses are clouded in darkness and we cannot see the glory of … Continue reading

Sts. Joachim and Anne, Grandparents

Homily Readings “Joachim and Ann, how chaste a couple! While safeguarding the chastity prescribed by the law of nature, you achieved with God’s help something which transcends nature in giving the world the Virgin Mother of God as your daughter. … Continue reading

St. James, Apostle

Homily Readings “The sons of Zebedee press Christ: Promise that one may sit at your right side and the other at your left.What does he do? He wants to show them that it is not a spiritual gift for which they … Continue reading

Monday of the 16th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “The Lord did nothing either of himself or through his apostles without his Father, with whom he is united; so too, you should undertake nothing without the bishop and the presbyters. Do not attempt to persuade yourselves that … Continue reading

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    Readings The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available. You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here. The bulletin article follows: As a follow-up to last week’s little catechesis in the homily on the Cycles of Readings for the Church … Continue reading

Friday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “It is wonderful that God rained manna on our fathers and they were fed with daily food from heaven. And so it is written: Man ate the bread of angels. Yet those who ate that bread all died in the … Continue reading

Thursday of the 15th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “Remember, then, that you received a spiritual seal, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of holy fear. Keep safe what you received. God the Father sealed you, Christ the Lord strengthened you and sent the Spirit into … Continue reading