Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Acts 19:1-8; Ps 68:2,3ab,4,5acd,6,7ab; Jn 16:29-33 Just before we read the High Priestly Prayer of the Lord Jesus in Saint John’s Gospel, we hear the Lord giving an absolute assurance to his disciples, “but take courage!  I have overcome the world.”  These words of comfort from the Lord Jesus echo the triumph of our responsorial […]

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Ascension of The Lord

Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2,3,6-9; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 What’s all the noise about?  Why shout for joy and blare the trumpets?  Today is the fortieth day of Easter Joy!  Today is the Ascension of the Lord!  Indeed, we cannot be loud enough in our praise of the Lord Most High, the awesome, the great King […]

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Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

 Acts 16:22-34; Ps 138:1-3,7,8; Jn 16:5-11                                                                                                  The greatest desire of those who pray the Psalms is fulfilled in the arrival of the Kingdom of God in the mission and miracles of […]

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Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Acts 16:11-15; Ps 149:1-6,9; Jn 15:26-16:4 What is the new song of praise heard in the assembly of the faithful?  It is just another popular Christian Rock song?  Or more appropriately for those who pray today’s Psalm—is it just a pop song from the Israelite Rock movement?  Perhaps what is new in the praise and […]

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