3rd Week of Advent – Sunday – Cycle A – Mt 11:2-11

Jesus confirms He is the Messiah to comfort the imprisoned St. John the Baptist. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by seeking the Virtue of Faith so he can meditate deeply upon the many miracles of Jesus and by building the Virtue of Charity so he can frequently perform Corporal Works of Mercy. Liturgy […]

2nd Week of Advent – Sunday – Cycle A – Mt 3:1-12

The coming Judgment of Jesus is cryptically revealed by St. John the Baptist. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by building the Virtue of Piety so he can study and be inspired by the Prophets and by pursuing the Virtue of Courage so he can better imitate the heroic courage and zeal of St. […]

25th Week in Ordinary time – Friday – Lk 9:18-22

Jesus is recognized by Peter as the Christ of God. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by building the Virtue of Prayer so he can speak and listen to God as a child and by seeking the Gift of Piety from the Holy Spirit so he can renew and strengthen his solemn vow to […]

33rd Week in Ordinary time – Sunday – Cycle B – Mk 13:24-32

Jesus comforts His men with the promise of His Second Coming. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by seeking the Virtue of Hope so he can despise despair and maintain joyful hope in Christ and by building the Virtue of Self-control so he can be disciplined, watchful and remain close to Jesus.  Liturgy 33rd […]

31st Week in Ordinary time – Sunday – Cycle B – Mk 12:28b-34

Jesus summarizes the entire law by revealing The Two Great Commandments. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by seeking the Fruit of Love from the Holy Spirit so he can more fully give his “all” to God and by building the Virtue of Fraternity so he can love all and build deep fraternity with […]

28th Week in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Cycle B – Mk 10:17-30

Jesus reveals that those attached to riches are unlikely to enter Heaven.  Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by building the Virtue of Generosity so he can more consistently share his abundance with the poor and by living by the Virtue of Vindication so he can hold himself accountable to God for sins against […]

20th Week in Ordinary time – Sunday – Cycle B – Jn 6:51-58

Jesus reveals the reality of His Real Presence in the Eucharist. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by building the Virtue of Prudence so he can be reassured of that Christ is dwelling in his soul and by pursuing the Virtue of Piety so each time he receives the Sacrament of the Eucharist he […]

19th Week in Ordinary time – Sunday – Cycle B – Jn 6:41-51

Jesus confirms He is the Son of God the Father. Every Catholic man can grow in happiness by seeking the Gift of Counsel from the Holy Spirit so he can be guided by the Spirit to confront sin and by building the Virtue of Gratitude so he can always give thanks and more fully receive […]

18th Week in Ordinary time – Thursday – Mt 16:13-23

  Liturgy 18th Week in Ordinary time – Thursday – Mt 16:13-23 Commentary Jesus leads the Apostles on a grueling walk, some 30 miles north to the temple at Caesarea Philippi, where the Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus was falsely worshiped as the “son of God.” Here, Jesus reveals He is the true Son of God and […]