This Sunday’s Gospel: April 26, 2020

Luke 24:13-35 That very day, the first day of the week,two of Jesus’ disciples were goingto a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus,and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred.And it happened that while they were conversing and debating,Jesus himself drew near and walked with them,but their eyes were prevented fromContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: April 26, 2020”

How Have We Been Prodigal?

Because this son of mine was dead, but has and has come to life again; he was lost, and has been found. Luke 15:24 The Wasteful SonHave you ever wondered what the word prodigal means? The Parable of the Prodigal Son is one that I’ve heard since my Catholic elementary school days, but it tookContinue reading “How Have We Been Prodigal?”

How to Receive Divine Mercy this Sunday

Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of your dearly beloved Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world. Diary, 476 A New Yet Powerful DevotionWhen Jesus appeared to St. Faustina, He told her that He desired the Sunday following Easter SundayContinue reading “How to Receive Divine Mercy this Sunday”

This Sunday’s Gospel: April 19, 2020

John 20:19-31 On the evening of that first day of the week,when the doors were locked, where the disciples were,for fear of the Jews,Jesus came and stood in their midstand said to them, “Peace be with you.”When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side.The disciples rejoiced when they saw theContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: April 19, 2020”

Why Pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy?

Write that when they say this chaplet in the presence of the dying, I will stand between My Father and the dying person, not as the just Judge but as the merciful Savior. Diary, 1541 What is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy?Jesus’ mercy is infinite. It’s always available to us, and He’s just waiting toContinue reading “Why Pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy?”

The Original FOMO

When you call upon me and come and pray to me, I will hear you. Jeremiah 29:12 As a millenial, I’ve faced so many of the “normal” life events that happen for us.Especially those of us in our twenties. I have worked a job in the retail industry,experienced college, graduated with a Bachelor degree, movedContinue reading “The Original FOMO”

The Day the Lord has Made

This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad. Psalm 118:24 Easter MemoriesI have beautiful memories about every Easter Sunday that I can remember. Among pretty dresses, chocolate crosses, and the best Mass of the year, I vividly remember singing the beautiful lines of Psalm 118, “This is the dayContinue reading “The Day the Lord has Made”

This Sunday’s Gospel: April 12, 2020

John 20:1-9 On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, “They have takenContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: April 12, 2020”

Sharing in the Last Supper

“For this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins.” Matthew 26:28 Missing the EucharistI think it’s safe to say that we’ve all been missing the Eucharist lately. Especially today, I’m longing for the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus. My heart isContinue reading “Sharing in the Last Supper”

8 Easy Ways to Spend Holy Week at Home

“Do you realize what I have done for you?” John 13:8 Holy Week is finally here, but does it feel like Holy Week to you? It’s hard to even remember that it’s Holy Week without deciding which Mass you’ll go to, but you and your family can still celebrate Holy Week and prepare for EasterContinue reading “8 Easy Ways to Spend Holy Week at Home”