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)
August 18 -- Saint Helen, Widow She supervised the construction of churches and shrines at the holy sites in Rome and in Palestine, rediscovering many ancient relics, like the cross of Christ’s crucifixion.