13th Week, Thursday, June 30

Amos 7:10-17 / Matthew 9:1-8 
Amos is ordered out of Israel: “Go on back to Judah.”

13th Week, Ordinary Time, Saturday, July 2nd

 13th Week, Ordinary Time, Saturday, July 2nd

Amos 9:11-15 / Matthew 9:14-17

Amos holds out hope to Israel; God said, "I will rescue my people."

13th Week, Ordinary Time, Friday, July 1

13th Week, Friday, July 1st

Amos 8: 4-6, 9-12 / Matthew 9: 9-13

Amos foretells terrible days ahead; "People will hunger for God's Word."

13th Week: June 27- July 2:

 13th Week: June 27- July 2: 

 June 27 Monday (St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop, Doctor of the Church)

14 Sunday C - The Harvest is Plenty; but Few are the Labourers

Michel de Verteuil: General Textual Comments
In order to make a fruitful meditation on this passage, we must set ourselves some guidelines.

Saints Peter and Paul: Feast: June 29


Starter Story: God chooses ordinary people: Sinners who will become saints in order to understand other sinners and uplift them.

Saints Peter and Paul - Feast -Liturgical Prayers


May the Lord stand by you and give you power. May he rescue you from all evil and bring you safely to his kingdom. May he always be with you.

13th Week, Tuesday, Jun 28

Amos 3:1-6; 4:11-12 / Matthew 8:23-27 
I treated you as special: “But you did not return to me.”

13th Week, Monday, June 27

 13th Week, Monday, June 27

Amos 2:6-11, 13-16 / Matthew 8:18-22 

Amos prophesies in Israel: “You trample on the poor!”

13th Sunday: Liturgical Prayers

 Greetings (See Second Reading)

Christ has called us to freedom, to serve God and one another. May his liberating Spirit be always with you. R/ And also with you. 

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Saturday, Jun 25th


The Immaculate Heart of Mary, Saturday, Jun 25th
Isaiah 61:9-11 / Luke 2:41-51

12th Week, Saturday, Jun 25th

12th Week, Saturday, June 25

Lamentations 2:2, 10-14, 18-19 / Matthew 8:5-17

Jerusalem’s glory is gone: The nation, king, and Temple lay in ruins.

Sacred Heart of Jesus - Patronal Feast of Holy Cross Priests


 “My son died in 1994 but his heart only stopped beating this year”. Yes, the American little boy Nicholas’s heart was beating in someone else' body in Italy for more than 25 years after his death.

12th Week, Thursday, June 23

12th Week, Thursday, June 23

2 Kings 24:8-17 / Matthew 7:21-29

Babylon attacks Judah the first time: Many Jews were led into exile.

12th Week: June 20-25:

 12th Week: June 20-25:

June 20 Monday:

The context: In today’s passage, taken from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus condemns our careless, malicious, and rash judgments about others’ feelings, motives, behavior, or actions.

13 Sunday C - Radicality of Discipleship

Gospel Text: Luke  9:51-62

12th Week, Wednesday, June 22

 12th Week, Ordinary Time, Wednesday, June 22

Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 / Matthew 7:15-20   

God covenants with Abraham; A flaming torch passed by. 

12th Week, Tuesday, Jun 21

12th Week, Tuesday, June 21

2 Kings 19:9-11, 14-21, 31-36 / Matthew 7:6, 12-14

Hezekiah prays: God heard his prayer.

Fathers' Day - Prayers

Praise Those Fathers

Let us praise those fathers who have striven to balance the demands of work, marriage, and children with an honest awareness of both joy and sacrifice.

Fathers' Day - Reflections and Quotes

More Materials posted under "Fathers' Day" category - TK
Dads are different than Moms. They parent differently. They protect differently. They teach differently. Moms buy bumper pads. Dads buy Band-Aids. Moms schedule “play days.” Dads encourage “throw-downs.” Some of you are not going to be happy about this, and of course there are lots of exceptions, but overall there just do seem to be different styles inherent between Moms and Dads.  

12th Week, Monday, June 20

 2 Kings 17:5-8, 13-15, 18 / Matthew 7:1-5 

The tribes of Israel fall: Only Judah remained.

11th Week, Ordinary Time, Saturday, June 18

 11th Week, Ordinary Time, Saturday, June 18

2 Chronicles 24: 17-25 / Matthew 6 : 24-34 

Zechariah speaks out; Zechariah was murdered by the people.

11th Week, Ordinary Time, Friday, June 17

 11th Week, Ordinary Time, Friday, June 17

2 Kings 11:1-4, 9-18, 20 / Matthew 6:19-23

Athaliah plots evil; God's providence frustrated her plot.

11th Week, Ordinary Time, Thursday, June 16

 11th Week, Ordinary Time, Thursday, June 16

Sir/Ecclesiasticus 48:1-14 / Matthew 6:7-15

Sirach eulogizes Elijah and Elisha: Elisha worked many marvels. 

11th Week, Wednesday, June 15

 11th Week, Wednesday, June 15

2 Kings 2:1, 6-14 / Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 

Elijah strikes the water: He and Elisha crossed the river dry-shod.

11th Week Ordinary time, Tuesday, June 14

 11th Week Ordinary time, Tuesday, June 14

1 Kings 21:17-29 / Matthew 5:43-48

Ahab’s wife leads him astray: Ahab sinned gravely against God.

11th Week: June 13-18:

 11th Week: June 13-18:

June 13 Monday: (St. Anthony of Padua, Priest, Doctor of the Church) and 

11th Week, Monday, Jun 19

11th Week, Monday, Jun 19

1 Kings 21:1-16 / Matthew 9:36-42 

Jezebel plots Naboth’s death: Witnesses lied and Naboth was killed. 

10th Week of Ordinary Time: June 6-11:

 10th Week: June 6-11:

June 6 Monday (Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church):

Holy Trinity - Liturgical Prayers

Greetings     The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
    the love of the Father
    and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit
    be with you all.
    R/ And also with you.

Holy Trinity Sunday - 2022

St. Barnabas, Apostle, June 11

 Feast of St. Barnabas, Apostle, June 11

Acts 11:21-26; 13:1-3; Mt 10:7-13

Barnabas goes to Antioch; He was a man of faith.

10th Week, Friday, Jun 10

10th Week, Friday, Jun 10

1 Kings 19:9, 11-16 / Matthew 5:27-32 

There was a soft whisper: Elijah covered his face when he heard it. 

10th Week, Thursday, Jun 9

10th Week, Thursday, Jun 9

1 Kings 18:41-46 / Matthew 5:20-26 

Now, go and eat: Elijah sat with his head between his knees.

10th Week, Wednesday, Jun 8

10th Week, Wednesday, Jun 8

1 Kings 18:20-39 / Matthew 5:17-19 

Elijah prays: “Answer me, Lord!”

10th Week, Tuesday, June 7

10th Week, Tuesday, June 7

1 Kings 17:7-16 / Matthew 5:13-16 

A poor widow feeds Elijah: Her faith and generosity were rewarded.

10th Week, Monday, Jun 6

10TH Week, Monday: June 6th

1 Kings 17:1-6 / Matthew 5:1-12 

Elijah warns Ahab: “A drought will ravage the land.”