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.

12th Week, Friday, Jun 28th; Saint Irenaeus

 2 Kings 25: 1-12 / Matthew 8: 1-4 

Babylon strikes Judah again: The city and the Temple were destroyed.

13th Sunday B: Tabitha Koum


12th Sunday: June 24-29:

12th Sunday: June 24-29:

12th Week, Thursday, June 27

12th Week, Thursday, June 27

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

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

12th Week, Wednesday, June 26

12th Week, Wednesday, June 26

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

God covenants with Abraham; A flaming torch passed by. 

12th Week, Tuesday, June 25

 12th Week, Tuesday, June 25

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

Hezekiah prays: God heard his prayer.

Jun 24: Nativity of John the Baptist

The Lord called me: You are my servant.

11th Week: June 17-22:

 11th Week: June 17-22: 

11th Week, Saturday, June 22

11th Week, Saturday, June 22

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

Zechariah speaks out; Zechariah was murdered by the people.

11th Week, Friday, June 21

11th Week, Friday, June 21

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

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

11th Week, Thursday, June 20

11th Week, Thursday, June 20

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

Sirach eulogizes Elijah and Elisha: Elisha worked many marvels. 

11th Week, Wednesday, June 19

11th Week, Wednesday, June 19

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

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

11th Week Ordinary time, Tuesday, June 18

11th Week Ordinary time, Tuesday, June 18

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

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

11th Week, Monday, Jun 17

 11th Week, Monday, Jun 17

1 Kings 21:1-16 / Matthew 9:36-42 

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

Fathers' Day: Prayers

  Praise Those Fathers

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.  

11th Sunday B: Mustard Seed of Faith


10th Week, Saturday, Jun 15th

 1 Kings 19:19-21 / Matthew 5:33-37 

Elijah calls Elisha: Elisha follows Elijah.

10th Week, Friday, Jun 14

10th Week, Friday, Jun 14

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 13: St. Anthony of Padua

10th Week, Thursday, Jun 13: St. Anthony of Padua

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 12

 10th Week, Wednesday, Jun 12

1 Kings 18:20-39 / Matthew 5:17-19 

Elijah prays: “Answer me, Lord!”

10th Week, Tuesday, June 11; Saint Barnabas, Apostle

10th Week, Tuesday, June 11

1 Kings 17:7-16 / Matthew 5:13-16 

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

10th Week, Monday, Jun 10th

10TH Week, Monday: June 10th

1 Kings 17:1-6 / Matthew 5:1-12 

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

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Saturday, Jun 8th

The Immaculate Heart of Mary, Saturday, Jun 8th
Isaiah 61:9-11 / Luke 2:41-51

9th Week: June 3-8:

 9th Week: June 3-8:

June 3 Monday (Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs):

10th Sunday B: Evil in the World is to be Conquered


9th Week, Saturday, June 8th

 2 Timothy 4:1-8 / Mark 12:38-44; I have finished the race: I await God’s reward.

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; June 7th; Titular Feast of the Priests of Holy Cross

“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.

9th Week, Thursday, June 6th

 2 Timothy 2:8-15 / Mark 12:28-34 

They can chain me: But they can’t chain God’s Word.

9th Week, Wednesday, June 5th; Saint Boniface

2 Timothy 1:1-3, 6-12 / Mark 12:18-27

Keep God’s gift alive: The gift came when I laid hands on you.

9th Week, Tuesday, June 4

 2 Peter 3:11-15, 17-18 / Mark 12:13-17

We await a new creation: God’s justice will reside in the new creation.