Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation: Darkness and Light

UNKNOWING: Darkness and Light Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Darkness is not dark for you, and night shines as the day. Darkness and light are but one. —Psalm 139:12 Perhaps the most universal way to… Continue reading

Crab Feast 2018 Mission Helpers

Mission Helpers Annual Crab Feast 2018   (<– click ME)

Meditation on Ephesians 2:4-10

This is not from you; it is the gift of God. (Ephesians 2:8) 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23; Psalm 137:1-6; Ephesians 2:4-10; John 3:14-21 Paul is emphatic: we have been saved by grace, not by… Continue reading

Your Father who sees… (Mt. 6: 4)

Ash Wednesday Reflection Welcome to another season of Lent! Beginning today, we will be encouraged to take up the traditional practices of fasting, praying, and giving alms. Today, in fact, is set aside as… Continue reading

Meditation on Mark 1:14-20

Come After Me. (Mark 1:17) Readings: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 25:4-9; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Scripture has a way of condensing a lot of information into a few short sentences, and today’s Gospel is… Continue reading

Meditation on 1 Samuel 3:3-10, 19

Samuel ran to Eli and said, “Here I am.” (1 Samuel 3:5) Readings: Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10; 1 Corinthians 6:13-15, 17-20; John 1:35-42 Learning to hear God’s voice isn’t always easy. Just ask… Continue reading

The Epiphany of the Lord

The Epiphany of the Lord Readings: Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 Arise! Shine, for your light has (Isaiah 60:1) What extravagant promises this reading contains! The prophet speaks of… Continue reading

Meditation on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3, 14-17

Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin (Optional Memorial) Stand firm and hold fast. (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Legend tells us that St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing in his garden one day when one of… Continue reading

Meditation on Matthew 23:13-22

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial) You lock the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 23:13) When you were a child, did you ever beg your older brothers or sisters to let you… Continue reading

Meditation on Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13

Meditation for August 21, 2016 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time God treats you as sons. (Hebrews 12:7) “Relationship.” The dictionary defines this word as “the way in which two or more people talk… Continue reading