Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Doctor of the Church (d. 444) Readings of the day: RB 20 The Ideal of True Reverence in PrayerMass: 2 K 22:8-13; 23:1-3; Resp Ps 119; Mt 7:15-20 St Cyril of Alexandria By
their fruits you will know them.
A fitting commentary on today’s Gospel comes from our reading at Morning Prayer
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
Readings of the day: RB 22 Sleeping Arrangements for the CommunityMass: Jr 18:18-20; Resp. Ps 31; Mt 20:17-28The Prophet Jeremiah,
MichelangeloThe reading from the Prophet Jeremiah and the Gospel make me think of Psalm 1. The psalmist provides a commentary of sorts on both. Somehow it fits, not without a shift in the
Readings of the day: RB 13:1-11 Lauds on Ordinary DaysMass: Dt 30:15-20; Resp. Ps 1; Luke 9:22-25 Today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and doom.
It seems to me that each one of us has these words of Moses presented to us each and every day. It is up to each one of us to choose our res