Practice the Presence of God

First Reading: Acts 14:5-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 115:1-4,15-16 Gospel: John 14:21-26 Today, our readings continue to follow St Paul as he faces persecution for preaching the Gospel. In this reading, we see two opposite reactions to the Gospel juxtaposed, which demonstrates that virtue is temperate, the moderate point between the extremes. On the one hand, … Continue reading Practice the Presence of God

God, the Vine of Truth

Reading 1: Acts 9:26-31 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32 Reading 2: First John 3:18-24 Gospel: John 15:1-8 Today's readings address the unique relationship each of us are called to have with our creator. The gospel reading highlights this special connection through the words of Christ, in which he says, "I am the vine, you are the branches. … Continue reading God, the Vine of Truth