Me? An Apostle? If faced with an obstacle today, I will pray for God’s assistance rather than rely only on myself
Bigger Barns? I will live charity today as fervently as if I knew this day were my last
Signed, Sealed and To Be Delivered Today I will examine my conscience to do some “house cleaning” of my soul. I resolve to treat the goods of this world only as a means towards holiness, stepping stones to communion with God
Poetry Praise & Criticism Join Fr. Scurti for the 27th Sunday in ordinary time.
Readings for Mass
First Reading: Isaiah 5:1-7
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20
Second Reading: Philippians 4:6-9
Gospel: Matthew 21:33-43
Fidelity to the Holy Spirit’s Inspirations When I am in front of others, I will foster the awareness that I am a witness to the truth of Christ’s revelation and try to let the Holy Spirit speak through my actions
History Need Not Repeat Itself I will offer to God today the sacrifice necessary to change something in my behavior that might be an obstacle for someone else coming to know Christ better
The Grumpy Catholics Guild If I find myself thinking critically about someone today, I will pray for them and look for two good qualities in them
Laws That Bind or Free If there is a rule or custom of the Church that I don’t understand or don’t practice, I will read up on it to come to understand better how it frees me and guides me in my relationship with Christ
The Queen, the Ninevites and Me At some point today I will offer a prayer of thanksgiving, thanking Christ for the blessings received over the past few days
The Banquet Is Prepared! To respond to God’s love today, I will accept willingly any difficulty or hardship that comes my way
Benedict XVI Reflects on His Apostolic Trip to Germany During today's general audience, reflected on his recent apostolic trip to Germany, defining it as "a great feast of the faith" during which he had seen "how it is God Who gives our lives their deepest meaning, their true fullness"