Sunday, 31 May 2015

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The Most Holy Trinity – Solemnity – Year B The Most Holy Trinity – Solemnity The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Feast Saint Anthony of Padua : “One God, one Lord, in the trinity of persons and the unity of their nature” (Preface) Deut 4:32-34.39-40. Moses said to the people: “Ask now of […]

Saturday, 30 May 2015

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Saturday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Felix I, Pope & Martyr (+ 274) Saint Peter Chrysologus : « John the Baptist came to you…, but you did not believe him » (Mt 21,32) Sirach 51:12cd-20. I thank the Lord and I praise him; I bless the name of the LORD. When I […]

Friday, 29 May 2015

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Friday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Mother Orsola (Giulia) Ledóchowska (1865 – 1939) Saint Cyril of Jerusalem : “Have faith in God” Sirach 44:1.9-13. Now will I praise those godly men, our ancestors, each in his own time. But of others there is no memory, for when they ceased, they ceased. And […]

Thursday, 28 May 2015

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Thursday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Germanus of Paris, Bishop (c. 496 – 576) Saint Gregory the Great : “ He shouted all the louder” Sirach 42:15-26. Now will I recall God’s works; what I have seen, I will describe. At God’s word were his works brought into being; they do his […]

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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Wednesday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop (+ 605) The Roman Missal: “We are on our way up to Jerusalem” Sirach 36:1.4-5a.10-17. Come to our aid, O God of the universe, look upon us, show us the light of your mercies, and put all the nations in dread of […]

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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Tuesday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Philip Neri, Priest (1515-1595) – Memorial Leo XIII: “In this present age a hundred times as much… and in the age to come, everlasting life” Sirach 35:1-12. To keep the law is a great oblation, and he who observes the  commandments sacrifices a peace offering. In works […]

Monday, 25 May 2015

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Monday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Bede the Venerable, Priest & Doctor of the Church (673-735), St. Gregory VII, Pope (c. 1013-1085) Saint John Chrysostom : “Then who can be saved?” Sirach 17:20-24. To the penitent God provides a way back, he encourages those who are losing hope and has chosen for […]

Monday, 25 May 2015

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Monday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time St. Bede the Venerable, Priest & Doctor of the Church (673-735), St. Gregory VII, Pope (c. 1013-1085) Commentary of the day Saint John Chrysostom : “Then who can be saved?” Sirach 17:20-24. To the penitent God provides a way back, he encourages those who are losing hope […]

Sunday, 24 May 2015

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Pentecost Sunday – Solemnity Sts. Donatian & Rogatian, Martyrs (c. 287) Commentary of the day Saint Augustine : “We hear them speaking in our own tongues of the mighty acts of God” (Acts 2,11) Acts 2:1-11. When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from […]

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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Saturday of the Seventh week of Easter St. Desiderius, Bishop & Martyr (+ 608) Saint Teresa of Avila : “What if I want him to remain until I come? What concern is it of yours?” Acts 28:16-20.30-31. When he entered Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself, with the soldier who was guarding him. […]