Readings of the day: RB 43:13-19Mass: 2 Maccabees 7:1, 20-31; Resp. Psalm 17; Luke 19:11-28 Mother
with her seven sonsMost admirable and worthy of everlasting remembrance was the mother,who saw her seven sons perish in a single day,yet bore it courageously because of her hope
in the Lord.
Readings of the day: RB 43:1-12Mass: 2 Maccabees 6:18-31; Resp. Psalm 3; Luke 19:1-10 Eleazar: He made up his mind in a noble manner, worthy of his years, the dignity of his advanced age, the merited distinction of his gray hair, and of the admirable life he had lived
from childhood; and so declared that above all he would be
Readings of the day: RB 42Mass: 1 Maccabees 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63; Resp. Psalm 119; Luke 18:35-43 LORD, PLEASE LET ME SEE. Dear Readers, You may recall Jesus knocking on your door October 4th, the Feast of Saint Francis Assisi. He had two words for you then, namely, “Follow
In other years:Saint Mechtilde of Hackeborn (1240/41-1298)Medieval mystic, mentor to Saint Gertrude the Great Readings of the day: RB 41Mass: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31; Resp. Psalm 128; 1 Thess. 5:1-6; Matthew 25:14-30 WORLD DAY OF THE POOR They should each try to be the first to show respe
Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul Readings of the day: RB 40Mass: Wisdom 18:14-16; Resp. Psalm 105; Luke 18:1-8 Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne icon by Milton FrenzelJESUS TOLD HIS DISCIPLES A PARABLEABOUT THE NECESSITY TO PRAY ALWAYS WITHOUT BECOMING WEA