The Ignatian Year

The Ignatian Year

Find daily scripture, prayers, and reflections here after clicking “Read More.”   From May 2021 until July 2022, the Society of Jesus celebrates an Ignatian Year.  What is an Ignatian Year? May 20, 2021 marks the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius’...
Sixth Week of Easter

Sixth Week of Easter

“When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you to all truth.” (John 16:12-15, from the Gospel at today’s Mass)  Even people who have been initiated in the following of Christ continue to need the Holy Spirit’s help to grow in understanding of what Jesus taught. ...

Fifth Week of Easter

In John’s Gospel, Philip is among the first disciples called by Jesus.  At the Last Supper, it was Philip that said, “Master, show us the Father, and that will be enough for us.” Jesus replied, “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.”  At another time, Jesus wants...

Matthew 28:20

St. Catherine of Siena died on this day in 1380 at the age of 33.  At 21, she had a vision of Christ which changed her life. In her vision she was told to help the poor and the sick. She often visited hospitals and homes where the poor and sick were found. Her...