Love Myself

March 9, 2018 Friday of the Third Week of Lent The Gospel Today Mark 12:28-34 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, "Which is the first of all the commandments?" Jesus replied, "The first is this: Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You…

God’s Compassion

March 6, 2018 Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent The Gospel Today Matthew 18:21-35 Peter approached Jesus and asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?" Jesus answered, "I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven…

My Table, My Altar

March 4, 2018 Third Sunday of Lent The Gospel Today John 2:13-25 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 there. He made a whip…

God-shaped Hole

March 3, 2018 Saturday of the Second Week of Lent The Gospel Today LK 15:1-3, 11-32 Tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to Jesus, but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them." So to them Jesus addressed…

The Small Matters

March 2, 2018 Friday of the Second Week of Lent The Gospel Today Matthew 21:33-43, 45-46 Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the people: "Hear another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press in it,…

Stand for God

March 1, 2018 Thursday of the Second Week of Lent The Gospel Today Luke 16:19-31 Jesus said to the Pharisees: "There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day. And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered…

Genuine Service

February 28, 2018 Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent The Gospel Today Matthew 20:17-28 As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the Twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on the way, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will…