Blessed are those who mourn

Here is a little meditation on the second Beatitude: Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Christ embraced suffering, agony, and finally death on the cross. He was the suffering servant Isaiah prophesized (Is 53 ff.). Christ’s suffering was infinitely valuable and has saved and sanctified us. […] Read more »


The Nativity of the Lord There are four sets of Lectionary readings for Christmas. To access any of them, plus a fifth outline based just on the Gospel readings for the day, click the links below. Vigil At Night At Dawn During the Day Based on all four Gospels Read more »