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THE BEST FROM THE WORST - One Bread, One Body, Apr 26, 2018

Acts 13:13-25 | Psalm 89:2-3, 21-22, 25, 27 | John 13:16-20

"My purpose here is the fulfillment of Scripture: 'He who partook of bread with Me has raised his heel against Me.' " —John 13:18

What a terrible sin it was for Judas to betray Christ for thirty pieces of silver! Yet the Lord brought good out of this abomination by predicting it so that, when it took place, Jesus' disciples believed that He is the I AM, that is, God (Jn ... More

MAKING YOUR MARK ON THE WORLD - One Bread, One Body, Apr 25, 2018

St. Mark
1 Peter 5:5-14 | Psalm 89:2-3, 6-7, 16-17 | Mark 16:15-20

"Proclaim the good news to all creation." —Mark 16:15

The early Church, and St. Mark, did their very best to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the whole world (Mk 16:15). The apostles and disciples used every means available to them in the time of Christ: traveling on foot over many miles, ... More

THE "LOOK" OF SELFLESS LOVE - One Bread, One Body, Apr 24, 2018

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen
Acts 11:19-26 | Psalm 87:1-7 | John 10:22-30

"Then Barnabas went off to Tarsus to look for Saul." —Acts 11:25

A big temptation of being a disciple of Christ is to do it all ourselves, to be the leader of the pack. Yet St. Barnabas, who was in the position to be the main attraction in the church at Antioch, "was a good man" (Acts 11:24). "Filled with ... More

"WITHOUT ANY HINDRANCE WHATEVER" (ACTS 28:31) - One Bread, One Body, Apr 23, 2018

St. George, St. Adalbert
Acts 11:1-18 | Psalm 42:2-3; 43:3-4 | John 10:1-10

"Who was I to be able to hinder God?" —Acts 11:17, RNAB

St. Peter asks an excellent question: "Who was I to be able to hinder God?" It's God's plan to work through people like St. Peter and people like you and me. It's a great mystery that God, Who is all-powerful, would put Himself in such a ... More

The Truth Will Set You Free

FILL UP - One Bread, One Body, Apr 22, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 4:8-12 | 1 John 3:1-2 | Psalm 118:1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28-29 | John 10:11-18

"Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, spoke up." —Acts 4:8

At the first Christian Pentecost, "all were filled with the Holy Spirit" (Acts 2:4). After Peter and John were released from prison, the first Christian community gathered to pray, and "the place where they were gathered shook as they prayed. ... More

WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW... - One Bread, One Body, Apr 21, 2018

St. Anselm
Acts 9:31-42 | Psalm 116:12-17 | John 6:60-69

"Many came to believe in the Lord." —Acts 9:42

We are saved by grace through faith (Eph 2:8). Therefore, we must have faith. Moreover, the Lord wants us to have great and growing faith (see Mt 15:27ff). Consequently, we should pray: Lord, "increase our faith" (Lk 17:5) and "I have faith; ... More