August 25, 2013

The Gospel Today  Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Lk. 13:22-30 Jesus passed through towns and villages, teaching as he went and making his way to Jerusalem. Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” He answered them, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I…

August 24, 2013

The Gospel Today Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle Jn. 1:45-51 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law, and also the prophets, Jesus son of Joseph, from Nazareth.” But Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” Philip…

August 23, 2013

The Gospel Today  Friday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Mt. 22:34-40 When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law, tested him by asking, “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said…

August 22, 2013

The Gospel Today Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mt. 22:1-14 Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests and the elders of the people in parables saying, “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.…

August 21, 2013

The Gospel Today  Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope Mt. 20:1-16 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with them for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his…

August 20, 2013

The Gospel Today  Memorial of Saint Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church Mt.19:23-30 Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the Kingdom of heaven. Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel…

August 19, 2013

The Gospel Today  Monday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Mt. 19:16-22 A young man approached Jesus and said, “Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?” He answered him, “Why do you ask me about the good? There is only One who is good. If you…

August 18, 2013

The Gospel Today Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lk. 12: 49-53 Jesus said to his disciples: “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing! There is a baptism with which I must be baptized, and how great is my anguish until…

August 17, 2013

The Gospel Today Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Mt. 19: 13-15 Children were brought to Jesus that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked them, but Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the Kingdom…

August 16, 2013

The Gospel Today Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Mt. 19: 3-12 Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?” He said in reply, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator made…