Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time The parable of the patience  He said, “This is how it is with the kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and rise night and… Read More »ENFL141


January 26, Saint Timothy and Saint Titus, Bishops The power of the lamb  After this the Lord appointed seventy (-two) others whom he sent ahead of him in pairs to every town and place he intended to visit. He said to them, “The harvest is… Read More »ENSM002


January 25, The Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle The conversion of St. Paul On his journey, as he was nearing Damascus, a light from the sky suddenly flashed around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why… Read More »ENSM001


Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time The real family of Jesus His mother and his brothers arrived. Standing outside they sent word to him and called him. A crowd seated around him told him, “Your mother and your brothers (and your sisters) are… Read More »ENFL138


Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time The messianic feast  The disciples of John and of the Pharisees were accustomed to fast. People came to him and objected, “Why do the disciples of John and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples… Read More »ENFL130


Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus of Nazaret, the lamb of God The next day he [John the Baptist] saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. He is the one of whom… Read More »ENFS031


Saturday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Why we meditate the gospel  He came home. Again (the) crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat. When his relatives heard of this they set out to seize him, for they said, “He is… Read More »ENFL136


Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time The conversion of the Hebrews For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would have been sought for a second one. But he finds fault with them and says: “Behold, the days are coming, says… Read More »ENFL134


Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time It is the time of the poor people  Jesus withdrew toward the sea with his disciples. A large number of people (followed) from Galilee and from Judea.  Hearing what he was doing, a large number of people… Read More »ENFL133


Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time The curse of the law Again he entered the synagogue. There was a man there who had a withered hand. They watched him closely to see if he would cure him on the sabbath so that they… Read More »ENFL132