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Daily Gospel – JN 21:15-19

After Jesus had revealed himself to his disciples and eaten breakfast with...

After Jesus had revealed himself to his disciples and eaten breakfast with them, he said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” Simon...

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Daily Gospel – JN 21:15-19

St. Rita

St. Rita was born at Spoleto, Italy in 1381. At an early...

St. Rita was born at Spoleto, Italy in 1381. At an early age, she begged her parents to allow her to enter a convent. Instead they arranged a marriage for...

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St. Rita

Daily Gospel – JN 17:20-26

Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed saying: “I pray not...

Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed saying: “I pray not only for these, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they...

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Daily Gospel – JN 17:20-26

St. Eugene de Mazenod

Eugene de Mazenod was born on August 1, 1782, at Aix-en-Provence in...

Eugene de Mazenod was born on August 1, 1782, at Aix-en-Provence in France. Early in life he experienced the upheaval of the French Revolution. None the less, he entered the...

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St. Eugene de Mazenod

St. Bernardine of Siena

In the year 1400, a young man came to the door of...

In the year 1400, a young man came to the door of the largest hospital in Siena. A plague was raging through the city so horrible that as many as...

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St. Bernardine of Siena

Daily Gospel JN 17:11B-19

Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed, saying: “Holy Father, keep...

Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed, saying: “Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as we...

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Daily Gospel JN 17:11B-19

St. Celestine

When the father of this Italian saint died, his good mother brought...

When the father of this Italian saint died, his good mother brought up her twelve children well, even though they were very poor. “Oh, if I could only have the...

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St. Celestine

Daily Gospel – JN 17:1-11A

Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has...

Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Give glory to your son, so that your son may glorify you, just as you gave him...

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Daily Gospel – JN 17:1-11A

St. Pope John I

St. John I, Pope and Martyr (Feast day – May 18) A...

St. John I, Pope and Martyr (Feast day – May 18) A native of Tuscany in Italy, John was elected Pope while he was still an archdeacon upon the death...

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St. Pope John I

Daily Gospel – JN 16:29-33

The disciples said to Jesus, “Now you are talking plainly, and not...

The disciples said to Jesus, “Now you are talking plainly, and not in any figure of speech. Now we realize that you know everything and that you do not need...

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Daily Gospel – JN 16:29-33