Saturday of the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings There are a lot of pitfalls on the road through our spiritual lives.  We ourselves experience that all the time.  Making our confessions, we have a firm purpose of amendment, but it seems like the devil knows that, and so we barely make it to the parking lot and there’s a new temptation or frustration.  Those… Continue reading Saturday of the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Saturday of the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings There are a lot of pitfalls on the road through our spiritual lives.  We ourselves experience that all the time.  Making our confessions, we have a firm purpose of amendment, but it seems like the devil knows that, and so we barely make it to the parking lot and there’s a new temptation… Continue reading Saturday of the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Friday of the Twenty-sixth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings Pride and presumption are insidious sins.  They make any kind of grace impossible, for they even deny that grace is needed or wanted.  If we have no need of a Savior, then no relationship with God is even possible.  And not having a relationship with God is something that theologians like to call… Continue reading Friday of the Twenty-sixth Week of Ordinary Time