Day 11: The Sacrifice of Isaac (2022)

Fr. Mike explains the significance behind sacrifice of Isaac, and why God chose to test Abraham as he reads Genesis 22-23, Job 11-12, and Proverbs 2:9-15. For the complete reading plan, visit Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion is advised.

St. Hyginus, Pope and Martyr

According to the Church historian Eusebius, and also St. Iraneus, St. Hyginus succeeded Pope Telesphorus after his martyrdom around the year 138. He reigned for approximately four years. This was during a time of great persecution, though the emperor himself claimed never to have consented to all the torturing and murdering of Christians, according to Eusebius […]

Quote of the Day

“God is love. He loves and wants to be loved; it is the basic law of His being. To realize this is to find the solution to all our problems.” –Dom Augustin Guillerand, The Prayer of the Presence of God

Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

After reading today’s Gospel, it is not enough simply to jot down that Jesus spoke and acted with power and authority. We must submit to him. We have a choice to make. God asks for the free surrender of our lives to him. He never forces our will. He invites and encourages us. God is […]