Daily archives:September 22, 2017

  • GOSPEL. Luke xiv. 1-11. At that time when Jesus went into the house of one of the chief of the Pharisees, on the sabbath day, to eat bread, they watched him. And behold there was a certain man before him that had the dropsy. And Jesus answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying: Is it lawf[...]
  • St. Thecla is one of the most ancient, as she is one of the most illustrious, Saints in the calendar of the Church.   It was at Iconium that St. Paul met St. Thecla, and kindled the love of virginity in her heart.  She had been promised in marriage to a young man who was rich and generous.  But [...]