House of the Lord

November 9, 2017 Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome The Gospel Today John 2:13-22 Since the Passover of the Jews was near, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. He found in the temple area those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves, as well as the money-changers seated…

Genuine Discipleship

November 8, 2017 Wednesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Luke 14:25-33 Great crowds were traveling with Jesus, and he turned and addressed them, "If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life,…

Free Love

November 7, 2017 Tuesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Luke 14:15-24 One of those at table with Jesus said to him, "Blessed is the one who will dine in the Kingdom of God." He replied to him, "A man gave a great dinner to which…

Who is a Leader?

November 5, 2017 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Matthew 23:1-12 Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not…

Humilitas

November 4, 2017 Memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop The Gospel Today Luke 14:1, 7-11 On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. He told a parable to those who had been invited, noticing…

The Reason is Love

November 3, 2017 Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Opt. Memorial of St. Martin de Porres The Gospel Today Luke 14:1-6 On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. In front of…