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20th Week in Ordinary Time: Monday 19th August 2019

Lord, help us increase our sacrificial giving to the poor20th Week in Ordinary Time: Monday 19th August 2019St John Eudes, Priest Jdg. 2:11-19; Ps. 106(105):34-35,36-37, 39-40,43,44; Mt. 19:16-22 (Ps Wk IV) When asked how to achieve everlasting life, Jesus lists those commandments which deal with our relations to other people; he does not mention the…

20th Week, Ordinary Time: Monday 19th August 2019

Daily Word Of GodMatthew 19:16-22 A man came to Jesus and asked, ‘Master, what good deed must I do to possess eternal life?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Why do you ask me about what is good? There is one alone who is good. But if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.’ He…

Ordinary Time 20th Wk : Monday 19th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Detachment: In today’s Gospel, the good and fervent rich man approached Jesus for advice: “Master, what good deed must I do to possess eternal life?”  He obeyed all the commandments, but was not willing to be detached from his material riches, even for the…

20th Week in Ordinary Time: Sunday 18th August 2019

Lord, grant me courage and perseverance20th Week in Ordinary Time: Sunday 18th August 201920th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) Jer. 38:4-5,8-10; Ps. 40(39):2,3,4,18; Heb. 12:1-4; Lk. 12:49-53 (Ps Wk IV Those who follow the law of God usually don’t have an easy time. Jeremiah certainly didn’t — he tried to tell Israel’s leaders the truth…

20th Week, Ordinary Time: Sunday 18th August 2019

Daily Word Of GodLuke 12:49-53 Jesus said to his disciples: ‘I have come to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were blazing already! There is a baptism I must still receive, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! ‘Do you suppose that I am here to bring peace…

Ordinary Time 20th Wk : Sunday 18th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Faith – Commitment: Jesus proclaims, “I will bring division!”  This refers to our need to live our faith with single-mindedness and total commitment.  Is our faith in the moral, social, doctrinal teachings of the Church, lived with divided interests and diluted commitment?  What hindrances am I…

Ordinary Time 19th Wk : Saturday 17th August, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Children – Innocence: When we gaze and ponder on an infant’s vulnerability, and total dependence on the parent’s and family’s care and love, we are reminded of the grave responsibilities that God has placed in our hands.  The future development of our children not only in…

19th Week in Ordinary Time: Saturday 17th August 2019

Is there any idol in my life…a habit or relationship that competes with God to be the center of my life? 19th Week in Ordinary Time: Saturday 17th August 2019Josh 24:1-13; Ps. 136(135):1,2,3,16,17,18,21,22,24; Mt. 19:3-12 (Ps Wk III) What is the biggest decision you have ever made? Are you happy with what you chose? Today…

19th Week, Ordinary Time: Saturday 17th August 2019

Daily Word Of GodMatthew 19:13-15 The people brought little children to Jesus, for him to lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples scolded them, but Jesus said, ‘Let the little children alone, and do not stop them from coming to me; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of Heaven…

August 27th: Aloysius Mary Solari, SJ

Venerable Aloysius Mary Solari, SJ also Agostino Solari (Luigi Maria) Born: May 13, 1795 Died: August 27, 1829 Aloysius Solari (baptismal name was Augustine) was born in Chiavari, in northern Italy. At the age of eleven, his father sent him to a Savona school operated by the Vincentians hoping that he would change from his…