Daily Reflection

Great are those who teach and obey the commandments

June 13 – Wednesday Memorial of Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reading 1: 1 KGS18:20-39 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 16 Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope. Gospel: MT 5:17-19 Great are those who teach and obey the commandments   Reflection: Why do people tend to view the “law […]

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You are the salt of the earth

June 12 – Tuesday Tuesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 KGS 17:7-16: Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 4 Lord, let your face shine on us. Gospel: MT 5:13-16 You are the salt of the earth.   Reflection: Jesus used ordinary images, such as salt and light, to convey extraordinary truths that transform […]

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The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power

June 11- Monday Memorial of Saint Barnabas, Apostle Reading 1: ACTS 11:21B-26; 12:1-3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 98 The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power. Gospel: MT 5:1-12 Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.   Reflection: […]

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With the Lord there is mercy and fullness of redemption

June 10 – Sunday Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1: GN 3: 9-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 130 With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.   Reading 2: 2 COR 4:13—5:1 Gospel: MK 3:20-35 Whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never have forgiveness.   Reflection: [Mark 3:20-21] Is the Lord Jesus […]

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His mother kept all these things in her heart

June 9 – Saturday Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading 1: 2 TM 4: 1-8 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 71 I will sing of your salvation   Gospel: Lk 2: 41-51 His mother kept all these things in her heart   Reflection: Do you know the pain and grief of losing […]

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You will draw water joyfully from the springs of salvation

June 8 – Friday Solemnity of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Reading 1: HOS 11:1, 3-4, 8C-9 Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12 You will draw water joyfully from the springs of salvation. Reading 2: EPH 3:8-12, 14-19 Gospel: JN 19:31-37   one soldier thrust his lance into his side, and immediately blood and water flowed out.  […]

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Thursday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

June 7 – Thursday Thursday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1:  2 TM 2: 8-15 Resposorial Psalm: Psalm 25 (Teach me your ways, O Lord) Gospel: MK 12:28-34 Reflection:   Faith in God and hope in his promises strengthens us in the love of God. They are essential for a good relationship […]

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True marriage never ends

June 6 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1: 2 TM 1:1-3, 6-12 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 123 To you, O Lord, I lift up my eyes. Gospel: MK 12:18-27 When they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but they are like the angels in […]

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Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not?

June 5 – Tuesday Memorial of Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr Reading 1: 2 PT 3:12-15A, 17-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 90 In every age, O Lord, you have been our refuge. Gospel: MK 12:13-17 Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not?   Reflection Those who harm you the most are […]

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The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone

June 4 – Monday Monday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 : 2 Pt 1: 2-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 91 In you , my God, I place my trust. Gospel: MK 12:1-12 The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.   Reflection We often see a pile of discarded stones […]

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