Prayers

Holy Spirit, memory of God

Pope Francis

Holy Spirit, memory of God free us from the paralysis of selfishness and awaken in us the desire to serve, to do good. Even worse than this crisis is the tragedy of squandering it by closing in on ourselves. Come, Holy Spirit: you are harmony; make us builders of unity. You always give yourself; grant… Read more »

Mary

Saint Ephrem

The Lord entered her and became a servant; he Word entered her, and became silent within her; thunder entered her, the Shepherd of all entered her. Saint Ephrem

On the way

Pope Francis

We are always journeying in life. And we become what we go towards. And we become what we go towards. Let us choose the way of God, not of self; the way of “yes”, not the way of “if”. We will discover that there are no unexpected events, no uphill path, no night that cannot… Read more »

Palm Sunday 2020

Hosanna to the Son of David!

The disciples went and did as Jesus had ordered them. They brought the donkey and colt and laid their cloaks over them, and he sat upon them. The very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and strewed them on the road. The crowds preceding him and …

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Fifth Sunday of Lent 2020

I know he will rise

When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. (Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, only about two miles away. And many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother.) When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him…

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Fourth Sunday of Lent 2020

Go and Wash

As he walked along, Jesus saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him. We have to do…

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