30 Jun 2024

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

One person is lavish yet grows still richer; another is too sparing, yet is the poorer.
—Proverbs 11: 24

We have received from God the great gift that is freedom. If it is not used well, freedom can lead us away from God, can make us lose the dignity with which He has clothed us.
—Pope Francis

O God, to know you is life. To serve you is freedom. To praise you is the soul’s joy and delight.
—Saint Augustine

19 May 2024

Solemnity of Pentecost, Cycle B

On the day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit descended with power upon the Apostles; thus began the mission of the Church in the world.
—Pope Benedict XVI

Come, Holy Spirit. Spirit of truth, you are the reward of the saints, the comforter of souls, light in the darkness, riches to the poor, treasure to lovers, food for the hungry, comfort to those who are wandering; to sum up, you are the one in whom all treasures are contained.
—Saint Mary Magdalene de Pazzi

12 May 2024

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Cycle B

My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
—Desmond Tutu

For although He ascended alone, we also ascend, because we are in Him by grace.
—Saint Augustine

The soul is in God and God is in the soul.  God is closer to us than water is to a fish.
—Saint Catherine of Siena

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