Daily Readings

  • Thursday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

    Reading 1 Tb 6:10-11; 7:1bcde, 9-17; 8:4-9a When the angel Raphael and Tobiah had entered Media and were getting close to Ecbatana,Raphael said to the boy,"Tobiah, my brother!"He replied: "Here I am!"He said: "Tonight we must stay with Raguel, who is a relative of yours.He has a daughter named Sarah."So he brought him to the house of Raguel,whom they found seated by his courtyard gate.They greeted him first.He said to them, "Greetings to you too, brothers!Good health to you, and […]

Prayer of the Day

  • Prayer to St. Gabriel, for Others: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, May 10, 2023

    O loving messenger of the Incarnation, descend upon all those for whom I wish peace and happiness. Spread your wings over the cradles of the new-born babes, O thou who didst announce the coming of the Infant Jesus. Give to the young a lily petal from the virginal scepter in your hand. Cause the Ave Maria to re-echo in all hearts that they may find grace and joy through Mary. Finally, recall the sublime words spoken on the day of the Annunciation-- "Nothing is impossible with God," and ...

Saint of the Day

  • St. Ephrem: Saint of the Day for Friday, June 09, 2023

    "I was born in the way of truth: though my childhood was unaware of the greatness of the benefit, I knew it when trial came." Ephrem (or Eprhaim) the Syrian left us hundreds of hymns and poems on the faith that inflamed and inspired the whole […]