Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

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Readings of the day: RB 10 The Night Office in SummertimeMass: Jm 1:1-11; Resp. Ps 119; Mk 8:11-13

Whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy,because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Welcome to Monday. The above words from St James may bring comfort as we begin a new wor

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Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

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Readings of the day: RB 7:62-70Mass: 1 Kings 11:29-32; 12:19; Resp. Psalm 81; Mark 7:31-37
Sr Veronique on her daily walk
Then Jesus ordered them to tell no one;but the more he ordered them, the more zealously they proclaimed it.
Here we have the people’s reaction to Jesus opening the ears and releasing the tongue of a
February 09, 2018 Read More

Saint Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947): Former Slave, Canossian Sister

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Saint Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947): Former Slave, Canossian Sister, Nurse during WWI and WWIISaint Jerome Emiliani (1486-1537): Universal Patron of Abandoned Children and Orphans
Sr Bakhita, center

Readings of the day: RB 7:60-61Mass: 1 Kings 11:4-13; Resp. Psalm 106; Mark 7:24-30
Humbly welcome the word
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Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:59Mass: 1 Kings 10:1-10; Resp. Psalm 37; Mark 7:14-23
February 07, 2018 Read More

Saint Paul Miki and Companions (d. 1597)

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Readings of the day: RB 7:56-58Mass: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 27-30; Resp. Psalm 84; Mark 7:1-13

This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.In vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrine human precepts.
Here, Jesus quotes the Prophet Isaiah in response to more calculated questioning. A response as
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