Saint Stephen, First Martyr

Today’s readings Saint Stephen was one of the first deacons of the Church, chosen to aid in the distribution of food to those in need, so that the Apostles could continue their work.  He was a man who was filled with the Holy Spirit, and was unafraid to speak the truth.  And that, of course,… Continue reading Saint Stephen, First Martyr

Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter

Today’s readings At our core, we all want peace and security in our lives.  We don’t want rough waters, or pain, or discord in our families, and that’s all understandable.  I think it’s that sentiment that is behind our Scripture readings today. The Jewish people, the elders and the scribes, the religious establishment of the… Continue reading Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter

Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter

Today’s readings At our core, we all want peace and security in our lives.  We don’t want rough waters, or pain, or discord in our families, and that’s all understandable.  I think it’s that very same sentiment that is behind our Scripture readings today. The Jewish people, the elders and the scribes, the religious establishment… Continue reading Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter

St. Stephen, Deacon & Martyr

Today’s readings St. Stephen was one of the first deacons of the Church, chosen to aid in the distribution of food to those in need, so that the Apostles could continue their work.  He was a man who was filled with the Holy Spirit, and was unafraid to speak the truth.  And that, of course,… Continue reading St. Stephen, Deacon & Martyr

St. John Baptist de la Salle

Today's readings | Today's saint[display_podcast] Our celebration today leads us to two great saints.  The first is St. Stephen in today’s first reading.  This is really the beginning of the end of his life.  His courageous words and steadfast commitment to the truth are beginning to find disfavor among some trouble makers.  The members of… Continue reading St. John Baptist de la Salle