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Ordinary Time: June 18th

Tuesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

The virtues of gratitude, confidence and love, stimulated and motivated by the Holy Eucharist, are especially necessary in the modern world. Today gratitude has become a forgotten virtue; confidence in God has been replaced by arrogant... More

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Ordinary Time: June 17th

Monday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

According to the 1962 Missal of St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is the feast of St. Gregory Barbarigo, canonized by Pope John XXIII in 1960. He was the Bishop of Bergamo and of Padua. St. Gregory was noted... More

Ordinary Time: June 16th

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

The fundamental dogma, on which everything in Christianity is based, is that of the Blessed Trinity in whose name all Christians are baptized. The feast of the Blessed Trinity needs to be understood and celebrated as a prolongation of the... More

Sunday: a day of rest.

Ordinary Time: June 15th

Saturday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

For 2019, this is the Saturday of the Pentecost More

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Ordinary Time: June 14th

Friday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

For 2019, this is the Friday of the Pentecost More

Ordinary Time: June 13th

Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, priest & doctor

St. Anthony 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 popular preacher he fought vigorously against heresy. His... More

Ordinary Time: June 12th

Wednesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

For 2019, this is the beginning of the Pentecost More

Ordinary Time: June 11th

Memorial of St. Barnabas, apostle

St. Barnabas, 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 extension of Christianity outside the Jewish world. It... More

Ordinary Time: June 10th

Memorial of Mary, Mother of Church; Monday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

Pope Francis has decreed that the ancient devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, under the title of Mother of the Church, be inserted into the Roman Calendar. The liturgical celebration, B. Mariæ Virginis, Ecclesiæ Matris, will be... More

Easter: June 9th

Pentecost Sunday

And when the days of Pentecost were drawing to a close, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a violent wind coming, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there... More

Sunday: a day of rest.

Easter: June 8th

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter

According to the 1962 Missal of St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is the feast of Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces. Pope Leo XIII declared in his Encyclical of September 22, 1891: "We may affirm that nothing, by... More

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