Daily Reflection

Saturday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time

October 6 – Saturday Saturday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time   Gospel: LK 10:17-24 Reflection:   Prophet Nehemiah says: “The joy of the Lord is our strength”. Have you been overjoyed because of your promotion? Because of your sales? Or because of your achievements?   Jesus told his disciples to not take joy […]

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Friday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time

October 5 – Friday Friday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time   Gospel: LK 10:13-16 Reflection: Why do people lament? When we are sad and discontented, we lament. Jesus lamented too, because the people responded with indifference. Repentance demands change – a change of heart and way of life. God's word is life-giving and […]

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Memorial of Saint Francis of Assisi

October 4 – Thursday Memorial of Saint Francis of Assisi   Gospel: LK 10:1-12 Reflection: Do you have a farm? Or even a garden? Did you experience planting and harvesting? What kind of harvest does the Lord want us to reap today for his kingdom? When Jesus commissioned seventy of his disciples to go on […]

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Wednesday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time

October 3 – Wednesday Wednesday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time   Gospel: LK 9:57-62 Reflection: Are you ready to follow the Lord Jesus wherever he may lead you? With the call the Lord gives the grace to respond and the strength to follow all the way to the end. Why does Jesus issue […]

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Memorial of the Guardian Angels

October 2 – Tuesday Memorial of the Guardian Angels   Gospel: MT 18:1-5, 10 Reflection:   The angels show us that the universe is spiritual as well as material. John Chrysostom compared the guardian angels to the troops garrisoned in cities on the frontiers of the empire to defend it from the enemy.   Basil […]

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Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus Virgin and Doctor of the Church

October 1 – Monday Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church   Gospel: LK 9:46-50 Reflection: Have you ever asked “Who is the greatest in God's kingdom”? The way we defined greatness is different from the Lord’s point of view. The one who is humble and lowly of […]

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The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord

August 31 – Friday Friday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 – 1 Cor 1: 17-25 Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 33 The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13  Jesus told his disciples this parable Reflection: Are you missing out on what's most important in life? Being […]

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I will praise your name for ever, Lord

August 30 – Thursday Thursday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 – 1 Cor 1: 1-9 Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 145 I will praise your name for ever, Lord Gospel – Mt 24: 42-51 Jesus said to his disciples:"Stay awake! Reflection: What does Jesus' parable of the thief in the night teach […]

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Blessed are those who fear the Lord

August 29 – Wednesday Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist Reading 1 – 2 Thes 3: 6-10, 16-18 Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 128 Blessed are those who fear the Lord Gospel – Mk 6: 17-29 Herod was the one who had John the Baptist arrested and bound in prison Reflection: Whose pleasure […]

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The Lord comes to judge the earth

August 28 – Tuesday Memorial of Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 – 2 Thes 2: 1-3, 14-17 Responsorial Psalm – 96 The Lord comes to judge the earth Gospel – Mt 23: 23-26 Jesus said:"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. Reflection: The scribes in particular devoted their whole […]

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