Saint Hilary of Poitiers, Bishop and Doctor (d. 367)Blessed Virgin Mary
Readings of the day: RB 2:23-29Mass: 1 Samuel 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1a; Resp. Psalm 21; Mark 2:13-17
While studying in Rome, one of my favorite walkabouts included the area of Via della Scrofa. Things were happening t
Readings of the day: RB 62Mass: Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11; Resp. Psalm (Lk 1); 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28
AUGURI! BUON COMPLEANNO.HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POPE FRANCIS.
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near.
Welcome to Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of
Readings of the day: RB 47Mass: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17; Resp. Psalm 23; 1 Cor. 15:20-26, 28; Matthew 25:31-46
WHATEVER YOU DID FOR ONEOF THE LEAST SISTERS OR BROTHERS OF MINE,YOU DID FOR ME.
The Good Shepherd
Commenting on today’s Gospel, Pope Francis told thos
Always on the fourth Sunday of Easter we have the theme of shepherd: the Risen One who embodies the qualities of shepherd. The gospel readings for each cycle A, B, and C are taken from
chapter 10 of St. John’s gospel. For us 21st century persons we don’t readily constellate towards the image of ‘shepherd’. During the time of Jesus, ‘shepherd’ was an experiential
image, one that related to the living context of his hearers, and thus one in which the hearers of this gospel could easily