Jun. 17 Thursday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time; St. Albert Chmielowski (Poland), Weekday

Today is the feast of St. Albert Chmielowski who was born in Igolomia near Kraków as the eldest of four children in a wealthy family, he was christened Adam. During… Read More

Jun. 16 Wednesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time, Weekday

St. John Francis Regis was ordained into the Society of Jesus in 1630. He was gifted with a marvelous talent for missions, he labored for the conversion of the Huguenots,… Read More

Jun. 15 Tuesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time, Weekday

The Holy Martyrs Vitus, Modestus, and Crescentia suffered for Christ during the reign of Emperor Diocletian (284-305). According to the 1962 Missal of Pope St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form… Read More

Jun. 14 Monday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time, Weekday

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

Jun. 13 Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time, Sunday

“To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the… Read More

Jun. 12 Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Weekday

In the midst of the second world war Pope Pius XII put the whole world under the special protection of our Savior’s Mother by consecrating it to her Immaculate Heart,… Read More

Jun. 11 Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus; St. Barnabas, Memorial

“I promise you in the excessive mercy of my Heart that my all-powerful love will grant to all those who receive Holy Communion on the First Fridays in nine consecutive… Read More

Jun. 10 Thursday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time, Memorial

St. Landericus was the Bishop of Paris from 650 to his death. He is best remembered as the founder of the first hospital in Paris. Read More

Jun. 9 Wednesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Ephrem, deacon and doctor, Memorial

St. Ephrem, called “the Harp of the Holy Spirit,” is the great classic Doctor of the Syrian church. As deacon at Edessa, he vigorously combated the heresies of his time,… Read More

Jun. 8 Tuesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time, Weekday

According to the 1962 Missal of St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is the feast of Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces. Pope Leo XIII declared… Read More
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