17th Week, Wednesday, Aug 2: St. Peter Julian Eymard

 17th Week, Wednesday

Exodus 34:29-35 / Matthew 13:44-46

The face of Moses changes; The face of Moses became radiant.

Transfiguration of the Lord - Aug 6th

 The first reading from the Book of Daniel gives us a vision of the Son of Man being presented to the 'one of great age'.

17th Sunday A - Liturgical Prayers

 Greeting  (See Second Reading)

God chose us specially long ago and destined us to become true images of his Son, so that Jesus might be the eldest of many brothers and sisters. May our brother Jesus be always with you.

17th Week, Tuesday, Aug 1: St Alphonsus Liguori

 17th Week, Tuesday, Aug 1

Exodus 33:7-11; 34:5-9, 28 / Matthew 13:36-43

Moses communicates with God; He talked to God as to another Person.

17th Week, Monday, July 31: St Ignatius of Loyola

 17th Week, Monday, July 31

Exodus 32:15-24, 30-34 / Matthew 13:31-35

The Israelites sin gravely; They fashioned a golden calf.

17th Sunday A: Hidden Treasure

My Grandfather’s Blessings

16th Week: July 24-29

 July 24 Monday: St. Sharbel Makhluf, Priest: 

The Story of A Faithful Dog


July 29: Sts Martha, Mary & Lazarus

 July 29: Sts. Martha, Mary and Lazarus

1 John 4:7-16 / John 11:19-27 or Luke 10:38-42   

16th Week, Friday, July 28

 16th Week, Friday, July 28

Exodus 20:1-17 / Matthew 13:18-23

God teaches his people the Law; God delivered these commandments.   

16th Week, Thursday, July 27

16th Week, Thursday, July 27

Exodus 19:1-2, 9-11, 16-20 / Matthew 13:10-17

God manifests his presence; All the People trembled.

16th Week, Wednesday, July 26: Sts. Joachim and Ann

 16th Week, Wednesday, July 26: Sts. Joachim and Ann

Exodus 16:1-5, 9-15 / Matthew 13:1-9 

God feeds his people; Quail covered the camp.

St. James, Apostle - Jul 25

St. James, Apostle,
2 Cor 4:7-15 / Matthew 20:20-28

16th Week, Monday, July 24

  16th Week, Monday, July 24

Exodus 14:5-18 / Matthew 12:36-42

The people complain to Moses: "We were better off in Egypt!"

16 Sunday A - Liturgical Prayers


The patience of God our Father, the love of our Lord Jesus Christ and the strength of the Holy Spirit be always with you.

Suggestions for Religious in their Senior Years

The “Green Thing” Back in My Days

 The “Green Thing” Back in My Days

by pawbuzz 

Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own shopping bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment.

15th Week, Saturday, July 22: St Mary Magdalene

 15th Week, Saturday, July 22: St Mary Magdalene

Exodus 12:37-42 / Matthew 12:14-21

The Israelites leave Egypt; They went in haste without Preparation.

15th Week, Friday, July 21: St Lawrence of Brindisi

15th Week, Friday, July 21: St Lawrence of Brindisi

Exodus 11:10 -12:14 / Matthew 12:1-8

The Israelites celebrate the Passover; "Procure a lamb. "

15th Week, Thursday, July 20

  15th Week, Thursday, July 20

Exodus 3:13-20 / Matthew 11:28-30

What is your name? “I am who am.”

15th Week, Wednesday, July 19: St. Justa and St. Rufina

15th Week,  Wednesday, July 19: St. Justa and St. Rufina

Exodus 3:1-6, 9-12 / Matthew 11:25-27

God appears to Moses: The bush burned but was not consumed.

15th Week, Tuesday, July 18

15th Week, Ordinary Time, Tuesday, July 18

Exodus 2:1-15 / Matthew 11:20-24

Birth and early life of Moses; Moses fled to Midian 

15th Week, Monday, July 17

15th Week, Monday, July 17

Exodus 1:8-14, 22 / Matthew 10:34 - 11:1

Joseph is forgotten; The Israelites became slaves.

15 Sunday A: Liturgical Prayers


The word of God is alive and active: it is the living person of Jesus our Lord. May he continue speaking his Word to you, May you open your hearts to it, and may the Lord Jesus be always with you. 

14th Week, Saturday, July 15: Saint Bonaventure

14th Week,  Saturday, July 15

Genesis 49:29-33; 50:15-26 / Matthew 10:24-38

Joseph's brothers fear retaliation; Joseph said, "Have no fear." 

14th Week, Friday, Jul 14: St Kateri Tekakwitha

 14th Week,  Friday, Jul 14

Genesis 46:1-7, 28-30 / Matthew 10:16-23

Joseph meets his father: He wept for a long time in his arms.

15th Sunday A: Sower, Seed & Growth

14th Week, Thursday, July 13

14th Week, Thursday, July 13

Genesis 44:18-21, 23-29; 45:1-5 / Matthew 10:7-15

Joseph reveals Himself: "God sent me here to save lives.”

14th Week, Wednesday, July 12

 14th Week, Wednesday, July 12

Genesis 41:55-57; 42:5-7, 17-24 / Matthew 10:1-7

Joseph tests his brothers; "Bring me your youngest brother.”

14th Week, Tuesday, July 11: St. Benedict

14th Week, Tuesday, July 11: St. Benedict

Genesis 32:23-33 / Matthew 32-38

Jacob gets a new name; "You shall be called Israel. 

14th Week, Monday, July 10: St. Felicity and her 7 Sons

14th Week, Monday, July 10

Genesis 28:10-22 / Matthew 9:18-26

Jacob has a dream; He saw the Lord.

14 Sunday A - Liurgical Prayers

A. Joy for the Humble of Heart; B. I Will Give you Rest