Friday of the 27th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “Is there to be no development of religion in the Church of Christ? Certainly, there is to be development and on the largest scale. Who can be so grudging to men, so full of hate for God, as to … Continue reading

Friday of the 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “Dear brethren, God’s love is calling us to the joys of eternal happiness for the salvation of our souls. You have just listened to the reading from the Apostle in which he says: Rejoice in the Lord always. The joys … Continue reading

Thursday of the 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “May God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ and the eternal high priest himself, the Son of God, Jesus Christ, build you up in faith and in truth and in great gentleness. May you never know anger, … Continue reading

St. Francis of Assisi

Homily Readings “O how happy and blessed are those who love the Lord and do as the Lord himself said in the gospel: You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart and your whole soul, and your neighbor … Continue reading

Tuesday of the 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings ” So let us persevere in the pledge of our righteousness and in our hope, that is, in Christ Jesus. In his mouth no hint of guilt was discovered; he committed no sin and yet bore our sins in his … Continue reading

Memorial of the Guardian Angels

Homily Readings “He has given his angels charge over you to guard you in all your ways. These words should fill you with respect, inspire devotion and instill confidence; respect for the presence of angels, devotion because of their loving service, … Continue reading

Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels

Homily Readings “You should be aware that the word “angel” denotes a function rather than a nature. Those holy spirits of heaven have indeed always been spirits. They can only be called angels when they deliver some message. Moreover, those … Continue reading

Thursday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “I shall lead them forth from the Gentiles, and I shall gather them from foreign lands; I shall bring them into their own land, and I shall feed them on the mountains of Israel. It was God who brought … Continue reading

St. Vincent de Paul, Priest

Homily Readings “Even though the poor are often rough and unrefined, we must not judge them from external appearances nor from the mental gifts they seem to have received. On the contrary, if you consider the poor in the light … Continue reading