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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Thursday in the Third Week of Lent

https://youtu.be/I81JgRQlAwY Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, for I am gracious and merciful. Have you ever felt “divided” or that your foundation has been rocked? “If your spiritual edifice is tottering, or if everything seems to be up in the air,… lean on filial confidence in Jesus and Mary; [...]

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 [...]

Tuesday in the Third week

“Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart; for I am gracious and merciful.” (Jl 2:12-13) “Have you ever stopped to consider the enormous sum that many small amounts can come to?” (The Way, no. 827). After reading and contemplating today’s Gospel, ask God to help you see the small things [...]

Sold for Silver

God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son; so that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life. A Reading from the book of Genesis. Israel loved Joseph best of all his sons, for he was the child of his old age; and he had made him a long tunic. When [...]

If You Love Me

Behold, now is a very acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. https://youtu.be/ihNVhFA_X3I In your daily effort to be perfect, just as your Heavenly Father is perfect (Mt 5:48), turn to Mary and “say to her: Mother of mine…may your love bind me to your Son’s cross; may I not lack the faith, [...]

Go…Preach the Gospel

"Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart for I am gracious and merciful." https://youtu.be/i4kxsBxdo4k   If you are truly seeking our Lord and signs of His calling in your life, just remember: “’Go, preach the gospel… I will be with you.’ Jesus has said this, and he has said it [...]