Today we celebrate the feast of Blessed Miguel Pro. He was a Mexican Jesuit who fled to California during the terrible religious persecution in the the early 20th century in Mexico. He was sent to Belgium where he studied theology and was eventually or...
Today we celebrate the feast of the Presentation of Mary. This feast commemorates an event that isn’t in the Bible but is an ancient tradition in the Church. When she was a little girl, Mary’s parents took her to live in the Temple in Jerusalem.
Is anger a sin? In the Gospel at today’s Mass from Luke chapter 19, we hear a story that appears in all four gospels. It’s the story where Jesus became very angry when He entered the temple and found people selling things. Why did he get so angry?
St. Paul writes that each of the baptized are members of the Body of Christ and that Jesus is the head of the Body. This month when we remember the saints and the souls in Purgatory, we should remember that we remain spiritually connected to them.
Today we celebrate the feast of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne. She was born in France. After the French Revolution she joined the Religious of the Sacred Heart. She was sent to America to teach but had trouble learning the English language.
St. Elizabeth of Hungry was a very holy woman know for her love for and care of the poor. She was canonized just four years after she died. St. Elizabeth of Hungry, help us today to love God, by loving our neighbor, Amen.
Today we celebrate the feast of St. Gertrude the Great. Pope Benedict XVI once spoke of her in his weekly general audience. He said she was an exceptional woman, endowed with special natural talents and extraordinary gifts of grace. St.
In today’s Gospel, we hear the parable of the talons. The servant who hid the talons did not have a trusting relationship with his master but he was afraid of him and this hindered him from doing his masters will.
Today we celebrate the feast of St. Joseph Pignatelli. His is a story of perseverance. When the Jesuit order was suppressed, he worked to keep his Jesuit brothers together. Though his family encouraged him to join a different order or to become a dioce...