Monday of the Fifth Week of EASTER

Acts 14:5-18; Ps 115:1-4,15,16; Jn 14:21-26:  How often have you heard it said, “God made man in his image and likeness and since then man has returned the favor?” The gods we make in our own image and likeness, the handiwork of men, demand glory from the children of men. Indeed, we become what we love; we […]

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Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Acts 13:44-52; Ps 98:1-4; Jn 14:7-14:  The justice of God is not the fruit of nation building.  The God of Justice must reveal his justice; otherwise nations are blind to the justice of God.  Throughout history, nations have struggled to assert their identity and to defend their integrity.  Try though they might the individual nation-states […]

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Saint Matthias, apostles

Acts 1:15-17,20-26; Ps 113:1-8; Jn 15:9-17:  The Risen Lord Jesus gives Saint Matthias a seat among the Eleven; the seat vacated by Judas must be filled so that the Twelve might be complete.  Saint Matthias is chosen to go forth; he is chosen to be an apostle. This feast is always celebrated during the fifty […]

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Friday of the Third Week of Easter

Acts 9:1-20; Ps 117:1bc, 2; Jn 6:52-59:  As the Psalm proclaims the LORD has been steadfast in his kindness, and his fidelity endures forever.  The LORD has taken advantage of the Chosen People by summoning another apostle into the fold by calling Saul and sending Paul out to all the world.  The Risen Christ has […]

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