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Conquering evil with love

June 17, 2019 Monday 11th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Cor 6:1-10 Gospel: Matthew 5:38-42 Jesus said to his disciples, “You have heard that it was said: An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I tell you this: do not oppose evil with evil; if someone slaps you […]

Trinity Sunday

Sunday, 16 June 2019 Trinity Sunday 1st Reading: Proverbs 8:22-31 2nd Reading: Romans 5:1-5 Gospel: John 16:12-15 Jesus said to his disciples, “I still have many things to tell you, but you cannot bear them now. When he, the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into the whole truth. He has nothing to […]

Prohibition against swearing

June 15, 2019 Saturday, Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Cor 5:14-21 Gospel: Mt 5:33–37 Jesus said to his disciples, “You have also heard that people were told in the past: Do not break your oath; an oath sworn to the Lord must be kept. But I tell you this: do not take oaths. Do not […]

Deepening our faith

June 14, 2019 Friday, Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Cor 4:7-15 Gospel: Mt 5:27–32 Jesus said to his disciples, “You have heard that it was said: Do not commit adultery. But I tell you this: anyone who looks at a woman to satisfy his lust has in fact already committed adultery with her in his […]

The letter of the Law

June 12, 2019 Wednesday 10th Week in Ordinary Time1st Reading: 2 Cor 3:4-11 Gospel: Matthew 5:17-19 Jesus said to his disciples, “Do not think that I have come to remove the Law and the Prophets. I have not come to remove but to fulfill them. I tell you this: as long as heaven and earth […]

The salt of the earth

June 11, 2019Tuesday 10th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3Gospel: Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus said to his disciples, “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt has lost its strength, how can it be made salty again? It has become useless. It can only be thrown away and people will trample […]

The Beatitudes

Monday, June 10, 2019 10th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Cor 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 When he saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom […]

The question about John

Saturday, 08 June 2019 7th Week of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31 Gospel: John 21:20-25 Peter looked back and saw that the disciple Jesus loved was following as well, the one who had reclined close to Jesus at the supper and had asked him, “Lord, who is to betray you?” On seeing him Peter […]

God’s Love

June 7, 2019 Friday, 7th Week of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 25:13b–21Gospel: Jn 21:15–19 After Jesus and his disciples had finished breakfast, he said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” And Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” A […]

The Glory of God

June 6, 2019 Thursday, 7th Week of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 22:30; 23:6–11 Gospel: Jn 17:20–26 Jesus looked up to heaven and prayed, “I pray not only for these but also for those who through their word will believe in me. May they all be one as you Father are in me and I am […]

Giving glory to the Father

June 4, 2019 Tuesday, 7th Week of Easter1st Reading: Acts 20:17–27 Gospel: Jn 17:1–11 Jesus lifted up his eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; give glory to your Son, that the Son may give glory to you. You have given him power over all mortals, and you want him to bring […]

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