Holy Gospel: August 19 “Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the Kingdom of heaven. Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the Kingdom of God.” (Matthew 19: 23-30)
Dealing with Peer Pressure Many Christian parents ignore their conscious and give into the secular expectations others have. Learn how to avoid this mistake by using every opportunity to witness the faith.
Holy Gospel: August 18 Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. (Matthew 19: 16-22)
Holy Gospel: August 17 Then Jesus said to her in reply, “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.” (Matthew 15: 21-28)
Holy Gospel: August 14 Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?
As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. (Matthew 18: 21–19: 1)
The Practicality of Saints How the idea of venerating saints is a thoroughly modern and practical idea as illustrated by Monica and Augustine