Sunday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Readings of the Day RB: Ch 43:1-12 Tardiness at the Work of God or at Table Mass: Jr 23:1-6; Resp Ps 23; Ep 2:13-18; Mk 6:30-34 Come away by
yourselves to a deserted place and pray.
I was especially struck by the rea
Saturday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary TimeThe First Martyrs of the Holy Roman ChurchBlessed Virgin Mary Readings of the day: RB 23 Faults Which Deserve ExcommunicationMass: Lm 2:2, 10-14, 18-18; Resp Ps 74; Mt 8:5-17 Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord.
We have times in our l
Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary TimeSaint Irenaeus (d. 202) Readings of the day: RB
21 The Deans of the MonasteryMass: 2 K 24:8-17; Resp Ps 79; Mt 7:21-29 Only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven will enter the Kingdom of heaven.
It occurs to me that I should get down on my knees
Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (d. 1591) Readings of the day: RB 17 The Number of Psalms to be Sung at the HoursMass: Si 48:1-14; Resp Ps 97; Mt 6:7-15 In praying, do not babble like the pagans.
St Benedict’s words on prayer ech