July 11, Saint Benedict, abbot The phrases of Jesus from the cross Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother.” And from that hour the disciple took her into his home. After this, aware that everything was now finished, in order that the scripture… Read More »ENSM016


Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Listening to the Lord and the mission Then he summoned his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive them out and to cure every disease and every illness … Jesus sent out these… Read More »ENFL212


Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time The harvest is plentiful  Jesus went around to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and curing every disease and illness. At the sight of the crowds, his heart… Read More »ENFL211


Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time The faith of Jairus and of the hemorrhaging woman While he was saying these things to them, an official came forward, knelt down before him, and said, “My daughter has just died. But come, lay your hand… Read More »ENFL209


Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Weakness is the apostle’s strength Therefore, that I might not become too elated, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, to beat me, to keep me from being too elated. Three times  I begged… Read More »ENFS106


Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time New wine in new wineskins  Then the disciples of John approached him and said, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast (much), but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as… Read More »ENFL208


Friday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Hymn to the conviviality As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While he was… Read More »ENFL207


Thursday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time The miracle of each reconciliation He entered a boat, made the crossing, and came into his own town. And there people brought to him a paralytic lying on a stretcher. When Jesus saw their faith, he said… Read More »ENFL206


July 3, Saint Thomas, Apostle The blessedness of the Church Thomas, called Didymus, one of the Twelve, was not with them when Jesus came.  So the other disciples said to him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the… Read More »ENSM015


Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time The calming of the storm He got into a boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep.… Read More »ENFL203