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Ordinary Time: June 14th

Friday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology commemorates the Old Testament Prophet, Elisha, the successor of Elijah. His feast day is observed by the Carmelites who claim descent from Elijah and Elisha who lived on Mount Carmel. He is also... More

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Ordinary Time: June 13th

Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church

Today is the Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua (1195-1231), who was born at Lisbon, Portugal. He bacame a canon regular and then a Franciscan preaching the Gospel everywhere in Portugal and Italy. Both as a theologian and as a... More

Ordinary Time: June 12th

Wednesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Basilides (d. 304), an early Roman martyr under the persecutions of Diocletian. Tradition holds he was born to the imperial Roman nobility and a soldier, possibly an... More

Ordinary Time: June 11th

Memorial of St. Barnabas, Apostle

Today is the Memorial of St. Barnabas, Apostle, who was designated by the Holy Spirit to share the charge and mission of the twelve Apostles, is venerated by the Church as one of them. He played an important part in the first... More

Ordinary Time: June 10th

Monday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Landericus, or St. Landry (d. 661), who was the Bishop of Paris from 650 to his death. He is best remembered as the founder of the first hospital in Paris, known as... More

Ordinary Time: June 9th

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus came home with his disciples. Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat. When his relatives heard of this they set out to seize him, for they said, "He is out of his mind." The scribes who had come from... More

Ordinary Time: June 8th

Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

In the midst of the second world war Pope Pius XII put the whole world under the special protection of our Savior's Mother by consecrating it to her Immaculate Heart, and in 1944 he decreed that in the future the whole Church should... More

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Ordinary Time: June 7th

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Catechism of the Catholic Church 478: "Jesus knew and loved us each and all during his life, his agony and his Passion, and gave himself up for each one of us: "The Son of God. . . loved me and gave himself for me" (Gal... More

Ordinary Time: June 6th

Thursday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time; Opt Mem of St. Norbert, Bishop

Today is the Optional Memorial of St. Norbert (1080-1134). Norbert was born at Xanten near Cologne about the year 1080. As a young cleric he resided at the court of the Archbishop of Cologne and then at that of the emperor where... More

Ordinary Time: June 5th

Memorial of St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

The Church celebrates the Memorial St. Boniface (c. 673-680-754). Boniface was a monk of Exeter in England. Boniface is one of the great figures of the Benedictine Order and of the monastic apostolate in the Middle Ages. Gregory... More

Ordinary Time: June 4th

Tuesday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology today commemorates St. Francis of Caracciolo (1563-1608). Three things made him stand out from his wealthy Neapolitan friends: he was powerfully drawn to our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, he... More