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Ordinary Time: June 14th

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. Basil the Great. His feast in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite is celebrated on More

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Ordinary Time: June 13th

Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

"To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth. But once it is sown, it springs up and becomes... More

Sunday: a day of rest.

Ordinary Time: June 12th

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 11th

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus; St. Barnabas

"I promise you in the excessive mercy of my Heart that my all-powerful love will grant to all those who receive Holy Communion on the First Fridays in nine consecutive months the grace of final perseverance; they shall not die in my... More

Ordinary Time: June 10th

Thursday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

St. Landericus was the Bishop of Paris from 650 to his death. He is best remembered as the founder of the first hospital in Paris. According to the 1962 Missal of St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is the... More

Ordinary Time: June 9th

Wednesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Ephrem, deacon and doctor

St. Ephrem, called "the Harp of the Holy Spirit," is the great classic Doctor of the Syrian church. As deacon at Edessa, he vigorously combated the heresies of his time, and to do so more effectively wrote poems and hymns about the... More

Ordinary Time: June 8th

Tuesday of the Tenth 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 Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces. Pope Leo XIII declared in his Encyclical of September 22, 1891: "We may affirm that nothing, by... More

Ordinary Time: June 7th

Monday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

St. Robert of Newminster, was born at Gargrave in Yorkshire. He spent the early years of his priesthood as rector of his hometown but later joined the Benedictine community at Whitby. In 1132 he helped to establish Fountains Abbey which... More

Ordinary Time: June 6th

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

While they were eating, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, gave it to them, and said, "Take it; this is my body." Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it. He said to them, "This is my... More

Sunday: a day of rest.

Ordinary Time: June 5th

Memorial of St. Boniface, bishop and martyr

St. Boniface, a monk of Exeter in England, is one of the great figures of the Benedictine Order and of the monastic apostolate in the Middle Ages. Gregory II sent him to preach the Gospel in Germany. He evangelized Hesse, Saxony and... More

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Ordinary Time: June 4th

Friday of the Ninth Week of Ordinary Time

Three things made Francis of Caracciolo stand out from his wealthy Neapolitan friends: he was powerfully drawn to our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, he fasted every Saturday in honor of the Virgin Mary, and he had a generous love for the... More