Good Friday Reflections

https://youtu.be/K5qUnKC9rPU A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. MARK‬ ‭15:22-41‬ ‭AMP‬‬ “Then they brought Him to the place [called] Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull. They tried to give Him wine mixed with myrrh [to dull the pain], but He would not take it. And they crucified Him, and divided up [...]

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Return to the Gospel

Remember Man thou art dust and unto dust he shall return. Repent and return to the Good News of the Gospel! I invite you to an adventure of a Solemn and Holy Lent https://youtu.be/6R5to0jOta4 https://youtu.be/aswFDl5rKns Almighty and everlasting God, you hate nothing you have made and forgive the sins of all who are penitent: Create [...]

Lenten Journey 2017

Lent is vastly approaching us; this year it begins on St. Valentine's Day. I know most of you my beloved readers look forward to the daily devotional and homily I post during the journey. Are y'all looking forward to it this year? What do you want to see it included.

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent https://youtu.be/AEH6tOFNIPg  “If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.” (Jn 8:51-59)   “Children. How they seek to behave worthily in the presence of their fathers! And the children of kings, in the presence of their father, the king, how they seek to uphold the royal dignity! [...]

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent https://youtu.be/WJzEpYOWLuo “Blessed are they who have kept the word with a generous heart and yield a harvest through perseverance.” (Lk 8:15) “Jesus suffers to carry out the will of the Father. And you, who also want to carry out the most holy will of God, following the steps [...]

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent https://youtu.be/rHP7K_hfc6I “The seed is the word of God, Christ is the sower; all who come to him will live for ever.” (Jn 8:21-30) “Don’t you sense that more peace and more union await you when you have corresponded to that extraordinary grace that requires complete detachment? Struggle for [...]

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Lazarus Come Forth!

Fifth Sunday of Lent: Lazarus Come Forth! https://youtu.be/mDkuxEIcpdI “I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will never die.” (Jn 11:25a,26) As you begin this last week of Lent, our Lord wants to reassure you that He sees and knows with what sincerity and devotion [...]

Fourth Thursday of Lent

“God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life.” (Jn 3:16) “By calling you to be an apostle, our Lord has reminded you, so that you will never forget it, that you are a child of God.” (The Way, no. 919) How [...]

Fourth Wednesday of Lent

“I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord; whoever believes in me will never die.” (Jn 11:25a,26) Your daily examination of conscience helps you to see yourself honestly and humbly in the presence of God. “Don’t let your defects and imperfections nor even your more serious falls, take you away from God. A weak [...]

4th Monday of Lent

“Seek good and not evil so that you may live, and the LORD will be with you.” (Am 5:14) “You see yourself so poor and weak that you recognize you are unworthy of having God listen to you. But… aren’t you a child of God? He listens to you, ‘for he is good, and his [...]

Fourth Sunday of Lent

The Fourth Sunday of our Holy Lenten Journey https://youtu.be/cU3ICPF1R6g “I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will have the light of life.” (Jn 8:12) V. Let us begin all things as we should. Bless † † † the Lord who forgiveth all our sins R. His mercy endureth forever. [...]

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

Today is the Third Saturday of Lent and it is also the Solemnity of the Annunciation Lord! https://youtu.be/qE9IzEelj9s “The Word of God became flesh and made his dwelling among us; and we saw his glory.” (Jn 1:14b) “O Mother, Mother! With that word of yours, ‘Fiat’—‘Be it done’—you have made us brothers and sisters of [...]

Third Friday of Lent

Today’s Devotion is graciously provided to us from: The Rev. Dr. Jim Durlesser ’78/’80, Lecturer in Biblical Languages, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Scripture PSALM 130 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. 2     Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! 3 If you, O Lord, should mark [...]

Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent

https://youtu.be/I6RGY9qtXrc Your words, Lord, are Spirit and life; you have the words of everlasting life. “Long faces, coarse manners, a ridiculous appearance, a repelling air. Is that how you hope to inspire others to follow Christ?” (The Way, no. 661) Ask God to help you see how your Lenten resolutions are bringing you closer to [...]