Intra vulnera tua absconde me

Pope Benedict XVI invites priests to contemplate the glorious wounds of Christ: We ourselves, the priests, whether young or mature, must learn the necessity of...

Twenty–Second Tuesday of the Year II

1 Corinthians 2:10b–16 Psalm 144:8–9, 10–11, 12–13ab, 13cd–14 (r. 17a) Luke 4:31–37 Today’s reading from First Corinthians dovetails beautifully with our monthly Votive Mass of...

Monthly Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit

On May 18, 1874, the Carmelite Blessed Mary of Jesus Crucified (1846–1878) beheld a chalice streaming with light and a dove. From the light she...

Twenty–Second Monday of the Year II

1 Corinthians 2:1–5 Psalm 118:97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102 (R. 97a) Luke 4:16–30 In the Power of the Spirit “And Jesus returned in the...

This Labor Day: A Mass for Peace

The Catholic version of Labor Day is the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker instituted by Pope Pius XII in 1956 and celebrated on May...