Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Elizabeth of Hungry. Saint Elizabeth was married to a nobleman at a young age and used her wealth to help the poor. Father reads some words from Pope Benedict about how faith and friendship with Christ creates hope.
One of the saints we honor today is Saint Gertrude. Saint Gertrude was deeply devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a devotion Father Kubicki helped to promote for a time. Father reads some words from Saint Gertrude about the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Today is the Feast of Saint Albert the Great, a man who lived in the 1200s and was the teacher of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Father reads some insights from Saint Albert about the words of Jesus During the Last Supper.
Today’s reading is from Luke chapter 18, about the blind man who cried out for Jesus to have pity on him. Father shares some reflections on the question Jesus puts to the blind man before He healed him. God allows us to ask him for things so that we will grow in knowledge of ourselves and Him.
Father talks about the temporality of the world and how we should be prepared for when our lives end. Father reads some words from Saint Paul to the Corinthians of hope. Let us not be afraid of the end times or of the end of our lives.
Today is the feast of Saint Josaphat. Saint Josaphat, known as the Apostle of Union, dedicated his life to promote unity with the Catholic and Orthodox Churches. Father talks about a basilica named after Saint Josaphat. Let us pray for unity in the Church.
Today is the feast of Saint Martin of Tours as well as the day we celebrate Veterans Day. Saint Martin was in the military and became a Christian in his twenties. Father tells a story of how Saint Martin helped a poor man by dividing his cloak and giving one half to the shivering stranger.
Today is the feast of Pope Saint Leo the Great, known for his document on the teaching of the dual natures of Jesus as God and Man in one person. Father reads some words from Pope Leo the Great asking the faithful to reflect God in their lives.
Father explains what a Cathedral is, and how it relates to the bishop’s position in the Church. Today is the feast of the Dedication of the Church of Saint John Lateran. This feast reminds us that we are Catholics because we are united under the bishops.
Today is the feast of Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity, a nun from the Carmelite order. Pope Francis Canonized her in the year 2016. Father reads a part of a prayer from Saint Elizabeth regarding the Trinity.