Wednesday of the Twenty-SeventhWeek in Ordinary Time Why we pray He was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When… Read More »ENFL305


October 4, Saint Francis of Assisi, Religious The Saints renew the church But may I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. For neither does circumcision mean… Read More »ENSM031


Monday of the Twenty-SeventhWeek in Ordinary Time The good samaritan There was a scholar of the law  … wished to justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus replied, “A man fell victim to robbers as he went down from Jerusalem… Read More »ENFL303


Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Truth will out  How long, O Lord? I cry for help but you do not listen! I cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not intervene. Why do you let me see ruin; why must I look at misery?… Read More »ENFS182


Saturday of the Twenty-SixthWeek in Ordinary Time Our power over the demons  The seventy (-two) returned rejoicing, and said, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us because of your name.” Jesus said, “I have observed Satan fall like lightning from the sky. Behold, I… Read More »ENFL302


Friday of the Twenty-SixthWeek in Ordinary Time The West is in the twilight “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty deeds done in your midst had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would long ago have repented, sitting in… Read More »ENFL301


September 29, Saint Michael, Saint Gabriel, and Saint Raphael, Archangels The battles are won in the sky  Then war broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels battled against the dragon. The dragon and its angels fought back, but they did not prevail and there… Read More »ENSM030


Wednesday of the Twenty-SixthWeek in Ordinary Time The three rejected for the mission As they were proceeding on their journey someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus answered him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but… Read More »ENFL299


Tuesday of the Twenty-SixthWeek in Ordinary Time To operate so that everything is completed When the days for his being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him. On the way they entered a Samaritan… Read More »ENFL297


Monday of the Twenty-SixthWeek in Ordinary Time Being small to be great An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. Jesus realized the intention of their hearts and took a child and placed it by his side and said to… Read More »ENFL296