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St. Finbar

Posted Sunday September 25, 2016 by admin

He was the son of an artisan and a lady of the...

He was the son of an artisan and a lady of the Irish royal court. Born in Connaught, Ireland, and baptized Lochan, he was educated at Kilmacahil, Kilkenny, where the...

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St. Finbar

Daily Gospel – LK 16:19-31

Posted Sunday September 25, 2016 by admin

Jesus said to the Pharisees: “There was a rich man who dressed...

Jesus said to the Pharisees: “There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day. And lying at his door was a...

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Daily Gospel – LK 16:19-31

Daily Gospel – LK 9:43B-45

Posted Saturday September 24, 2016 by admin

While they were all amazed at his every deed, Jesus said to...

While they were all amazed at his every deed, Jesus said to his disciples, “Pay attention to what I am telling you. The Son of Man is to be handed...

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Daily Gospel – LK 9:43B-45

Martyrs of Chalcedon

Posted Saturday September 24, 2016 by admin

A group of forty-nine Christians slain in Chalcedon during the reign of...

A group of forty-nine Christians slain in Chalcedon during the reign of Emperor Diocletian . Records indicate that the martyrs were members of the choir in the church of Chalcedon....

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Martyrs of Chalcedon

St. Padre Pio

Posted Friday September 23, 2016 by admin

Francesco, named in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, was born to...

Francesco, named in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, was born to Giuseppa and Grazio Forgione, peasant farmers, in the small Italian village of Pietrelcina on May 25, 1887. From...

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St. Padre Pio

Daily Gospel – LK 9:18-22

Posted Friday September 23, 2016 by admin

Once when Jesus was praying in solitude, and the disciples were with...

Once when Jesus was praying in solitude, and the disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the...

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Daily Gospel – LK 9:18-22

Daily Gospel – LK 9:7-9

Posted Thursday September 22, 2016 by admin

Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was...

Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was greatly perplexed because some were saying, “John has been raised from the dead”; others were saying, “Elijah has...

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Daily Gospel – LK 9:7-9

St. Thomas of Villanueva

Posted Thursday September 22, 2016 by admin

Augustinian bishop. Born at Fuentellana, Castile, Spain, he was the son of...

Augustinian bishop. Born at Fuentellana, Castile, Spain, he was the son of a miller. He studied at the University of Alcala, earned a licentiate in theology, and became a professor...

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St. Thomas of Villanueva

Daily Gospel – MT 9:9-13

Posted Wednesday September 21, 2016 by admin

As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at...

As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While he...

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Daily Gospel – MT 9:9-13

St. Matthew

Posted Wednesday September 21, 2016 by admin

St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the...

St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the first Gospel. This has been the constant tradition of the Church and is confirmed by the Gospel itself....

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St. Matthew