Readings of the day: RB 2:30-32; Numbers 21:4b-9; Psalm 78; Philippians 2:6-11;John 3:13-17
Today’s liturgy is saturated with the richness of the Word; I am moved to burst out in song.
Saint Paul’s great hymn of humility in his letter to the Philippians includes one of my favorite verses in all of Sacred Scripture: “At the name of Jesus every knee should bend.” Upon hearing it,
I sing forth:
Readings of the day: RB 2:23-29; Col. 3:1-11; Psalm 145; Luke 6:20-26 It dawns on me that the
more and more I seek what is above and not what is on earth, the better able I will be to conduct myself in a manner worthy of God. For this to come to fruition though, first I need grace. Then
each and every day I can pray to be renewed, for know
the day: RB 2:16-22; Col. 2;6-15; Resp. Psalm 145; Luke 6:12-19
And the virgin’s name was Mary. Hail, favored one! The Lord is with you.
May we obtain the grace of your blessing, O Lord, through the intercession of Mary, Mother of God, that from her, whose holy Name we venerate, we may obtain help in our every ne
Readings of the
day: RB 2:1-10; Ezekiel 33:7-9; Resp. Psalm 95; Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 18:15-20
It was during the celebration of Lauds this morning that a key to better understanding today’s Gospel came to me. As I inserted myself into the intimate dialogue between Father and Son in Psalm
50, it came through
Teach me, my Lord, to be gentleIn all the events of life -in all the
disappointments,in the thoughtlessness of others,in the insincerity of those I trusted,in the unfaithfulness of those on whom I relied.
Let me put myself aside,to think of the happiness of others,to hide my little pains and heartaches,so that I may be the only one to suffer from them.
Teach me to profit by the sufferin