Saint Elizabeth of Portugal (d. 1336)Saint Anthony Zaccaria (d. 1539) Readings of the day: RB 28 Those Who Refuse to Amend After Frequent RebukesMass: Am 7:10-17; Resp Ps 19; Mt 9:1-8 Rise, pick up your stretcher, and go home.
Hans Urs von Balthasar’s words, ‘Chris
Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: 2 K 19:9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36; Resp Ps 48; Mt 7:6, 12-14 How narrow the gate and
constricted the road that leads to life.
St Benedict echoes the teaching of Jesus in the Prologue of the Holy Rule: ‘Do not be daunted immediately by fear and run away from the road that l
Saint Anthony of Padua, Doctor of the Church (d. 1231) Readings of the day: RB 10 The Night Office in SummertimeMass: 1 K 18:20-39; Resp Ps 16; Mt 5:17-19 THE LORD IS GOD, FOLLOW HIM.
Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge;I say to the Lord: ‘My Lord are you.’
They multiply their sorrowswho court othe
Saturday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time Readings of the day: RB 7:60-61Mass: Is 61:9-11; Resp Ps (1 S 2) or 2 Tm 4:1-8; Resp Ps 71; Lk 2:41-51 Mary, of her was born Jesus who is called the Messiah. (Mt 1:16)
Mary was greatly troubled and pondered (Lk 1:29); Mary said, ‘Behold, I am the handmaid of th