Mother Mary, Mother of Perpetual Help, pray for us

Mother Mary, Mother of Perpetual Help, pray for us your children taking our anxieties and fears to your Son our Lord Jesus Christ as you did in the wedding at Cana to make an anxious and worried people at rest and assured. We make this prayer to Jesus through you Mother. Amen.

July 11,2020

Daily Reading


Readings of the Day: Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot

In the year that King Uzzi'ah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and his train filled the temple.


Readings of the Day: Friday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time

My mouth will declare your praise.


Readings of the Day: Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou who leadest Joseph like a flock! Thou who art enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth

Daily Reflection


Lord, do not look on our weaknesses or the sins that we may have committed

Lord, do not look on our weaknesses or the sins that we may have committed, but look in loving mercy on the faith, hope and love of Your Church and, with the fire of Your love, make us sincere and faithful disciples of Jesus.


Lord, in my inmost heart teach me wisdom to know that You alone are my hope, my salvation

We may wonder what these historical realities have to do with us in another age, a completely different culture and civilization. If we read these stories as parables of the human condition, we will see ourselves in them, with our own weaknesses, even our search for some kind of salvation, anywhere except in God. Like Israel, all of us must come sooner or later to a realization of the truth: our only hope and salvation is in God.


May God be blessed

We must pray and discern so that we do not succumb to temptations such as diverted routes, but stick to the Way that takes the assembly to the one safe fold.

Saint of the Day


St. Benedict, Abbot

On July 11, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Saint Benedict of Nursia, the sixth-century abbot who gave Christian monasticism its lasting foundation in Western Europe.


Saint Veronica Giuliani

Veronica’s desire to be like Christ crucified was answered with the stigmata. Veronica was born in Mercatelli, Italy on 27 December 1660.


Sts. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions

Christianity arrived in China by way of Syria in the 600s. Depending on China’s relations with the outside world, Christianity over the centuries was free to grow or was forced to operate secretly.


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