February 25, 2014

Tuesday in the 7th Week of the Church Year. Saint for the day: Blessed Sebastian of Patricio (1502-1600) Scripture readings for today’s Liturgy: James 4:1-10 Psalm 55 Mark 9:30-37 “Had I but wings like a dove, I would fly away and be at rest. Far away I would flee; I...

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February 24, 2014

    Monday in the 7th Week of the Church Year.  Saint for the day: St. John Theristus (1049-1129)  Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy:  James 3:13-18  Psalm 19  Mark 9:14-29  In today’s Holy Gospel the father of the boy possessed by a mute spirit asks Jesus, “… if you can...

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February 23, 2014

7th Sunday in the Church Year.  Saint for the day: St. Polycarp (d. 156) Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy: Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18 Psalm 103 1st Corinthians 3:16-23 Matthew 5:38-48                                          ...

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February 22, 2014

Saturday in the 6th Week of the Church Year.  Today’s Feast: Chair of St. Peter  Scripture Readings for today’s Feast: 1st Peter 5:1-4 Psalm 23 Matthew 16:13-19                                               ...

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February 21, 2014

Friday in the 6th Week of the Church Year.  Saint for the day: St. Peter Damian (1007-1072) Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy James 2:14-24,26 Psalm 112 Mark 8:34-9:1 “Jesus says, ‘faith of itself, if it does not have works, is dead.’” (James 2:16) This saying brings us face to face...

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February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 – Thursday in the 6th Week of the Church Year Bls. Jacinta & Francisco Marto (1910-1920; 1908-1919)                                  Two of the three “Fatima Children.” Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy: James 2:1-9 Psalm...

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February 19, 2014

Wednesday in the 6th Week of the Church Year. Saint for the day: St. Conrad of Piacenza (1290-1350) Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy: James 1:19-27 Psalm 15 Mark 8:22-26 “Know this … everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger for anger does not accomplish the...

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February 18, 2014

Tuesday in the 6th Week of the Church Year.  Saint for the day: Blessed John of Fiesole a Dominican          known as Fra Angelico (c. 1400-1455)  Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy: James 1:12-18   –   Psalm 94   –   Mark 8:14-21 “Jesus enjoined them, ‘Watch out, guard...

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February 17, 2014

Monday in the 6th Week of the Church Year.   Saints for the day: Seven founders of the Servite Order Scripture Readings for today’s Liturgy:  James 1:1-11  –  Psalm 119   –   Mark 8:11-13  “Jesus sighed …’Why does this generation seek a sign? Amen, I say to you,   no sign...

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February 16, 2014

Sixth Sunday in the Church Year Saint for the day: St. Daniel (died: 309) Sirach 15:15-20 Psalm 119 1st Corinthians 2:6-10 Matthew 5:17-37 In these “numbered weeks” (‘Ordinary time’) the Church is focusing on Matthew’s Holy Gospel. We’re pretty much going through it sequentially. It’s the Gospel that the Church...

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