Liturgy & Devotions~Daily Meditations
A Child and WonderLuke 2:36-40
The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas
Today I will spend a quiet moment before the child Jesus and thank him for his presence here among us. I will also strive in a particular way to be cheerful and friendly to everyone I meet. The Gift of FaithLuke 9:43b-45
Saturday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time
In my prayer today I will beg, in all humility, for the gift of faith in Jesus Christ. Prayer and ActionWhen Jesus calls me to do a special mission for his Kingdom, he also ensures that it accords with the eternal plan of the Father The Heart of the MatterLuke 6: 1-5
Saturday of Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time
With a repentant heart, I will go to confession today. Christ, the Demanding GuestLuke 14:1, 7-14.
Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Today I will practice humility by putting others first in whatever way I can: yielding to them in conversation, giving them the first choice when possible… To Be or Not to BeMatthew 23:27-32
Memorial of Saint Augustine, bishop and doctor of the Church
Wednesday of the Twenty-first week in Ordinary Time
I will be an enemy of hypocrisy and insincerity in my dealings with others today. The One Thing NecessaryLuke 13:22-30
Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will make frequent confession a habit and every day examine my conscience to seek union and peace with the Lord. Being Like GodMatthew 22: 34-40
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will practice charity towards others in a very concrete way. Wearing the Right ClothesMatthew 22: 1-14
Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today I will try to work on a virtue that I need so as to respond to Godís love for me. Working for GodMatthew 20: 1-16
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will thank Christ for his grace and love and will try to imitate him by being generous to others. Getting to the TopMatthew 19:23-30.
Tuesday of the Twentieth week in Ordinary Time.
I will offer up a concrete sacrifice: I will detach myself from something I like and reflect on heaven while doing it. Money Changes EverythingMatthew 19:16-22.
Monday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time.
I will examine myself to see what commandments I am not living fully and detach myself from some concrete thing that prevents me from doing so. Inquisition of the In-LawsLuke 12: 49-53
Thursday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time
I will reach out and invite somebody back to Church this week. A Hundred or Sixty or Thirty-FoldMatthew 13: 1-9
Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
I will renew my effort with whatever prayer commitment I have allowed to waver or falter the most. Two Hearts Beat as OneTuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
John 20: 1-2; 11-18
Do I suffer alone, or do I open my heart to Our Lord in all my trials? Only Jesus, Only JesusLuke 10: 38-42
Tuesday of the Twenty-seventh week in Ordinary Time
After Mass I will make a visit to Christ in thanksgiving for having received him in the Eucharist, and I will take a moment to listen to what he has to tell me. The Parental VocationMatthew 19:13-15.
Saturday of the Nineteenth week in Ordinary Time.
I will say a special prayer for my parents (especially if deceased) and give them a call to thank them. From the Beginning It Was Not SoMatthew 19:3-12.
Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
I will ask for an unbreakable hope in the power of God's grace acting in me Tough MomentsMatthew 18: 15-20
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will pray fervently before correcting anyone. No Cheap SoulsI will reach out to someone who is sick or has drifted away from the Church. Death and TaxesI will find time to spend with Christ in the Blessed Sacrament today or find a way to give witness to Christ in the midst of my daily occupations Prepare for the Unexpected HourLuke 12: 32-48
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
I will do a good examination of conscience to see what more I can do to keep Christ and his interests at the top of my priorities and in the allocation of my time. The Force of LoveI will offer a sacrifice of fidelity to my prayer or apostolic commitments today for the souls in purgatory. Selling Your SoulMatthew 16:24-28.
Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
I will perform some corporal work of mercy today The Mysterious ManMatthew 16:13-23.
Thursday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Today I will pray for the gift of faith for those who don't believe. Feed Them Yourselves!Matthew 14:13-21.
Monday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
I will ask for the grace to serve as Christ's vessel of evangelization, striving not to allow difficulties to cause me to lose heart.< Previews 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Next >