Mar. 28 Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent, Weekday

“There were many lepers in Israel at the time of Eliseus the prophet, and none of them was cleansed but Naaman the Syrian.” Naaman’s cure, an anticipatory figure of baptism,… Read More

Mar. 27 Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent, Weekday

“There were many lepers in Israel at the time of Eliseus the prophet, and none of them was cleansed but Naaman the Syrian.” Naaman’s cure, an anticipatory figure of baptism,… Read More

Mar. 26 Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent, Weekday

“If your virtue goes no deeper than that of the scribes and pharisees, you will never get into the kingdom of heaven (Matt. 5:20).” The need to make reparation is… Read More

Mar. 25 Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, Sunday

Again Lent’s austerity is interrupted as we solemnly keep a feast in honor of the Annunciation. The Annunciation is a mystery that belongs to the temporal rather than to the… Read More

Mar. 24 Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent, Weekday

According to the 1962 Missal of St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is the feast of St. Gabriel the Archangel. His feast in the Ordinary… Read More

Mar. 23 Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent; Optional Memorial of St. Turibio de Mogrovejo, bishop, Opt. Mem.

St Toribio, or Turibius Alphonsus Mogrobejo, a Spaniard, served God from his infancy. Appointed Archbishop of Lima, he landed in South America in 1581. He died March 23, 1606, having,… Read More

Mar. 22 Fourth Sunday of Lent, Sunday

“Rejoice, Jerusalem! Be glad for her, you who love her; rejoice with her, you who mourned for her, and you will find contentment at her consoling breasts.” This Sunday is… Read More

Mar. 21 Saturday of the Third Week of Lent, Weekday

Sin is the great barrier between God and man. Sin, caused the beginning of hell and made devils of the fallen angels. Sin drove Adam and Eve out of their… Read More

Mar. 20 Friday of the Third Week of Lent, Weekday

The theme of life and light has colored the Liturgy of this week. Before leading the catechumens into the Mystery of Christ’s Passion and Death, the Church presents Christ to… Read More

Mar. 19 Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity

St. Joseph, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster-father of Jesus, was probably born in Bethlehem and probably died in Nazareth. His important mission in God’s plan… Read More
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