Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 31, 2016

Wednesday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: For God’s blessing on our labors, and that they always be done humbly, honestly, and justly.
 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 4:38-44
After Jesus left the synagogue, he entered the house of Simon. Simon’s mother-in-law was afflicted with a severe fever, and they interceded with him about her. He stood […]

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“That Is What I See Here”: A Vandhu Paaru Journal

From June 19 to July 15, 2016, District of San Francisco New Orleans Lasallian Partner Ismael Ruiz participated in the annual Vandhu Paaru immersion experience.  Coordinated by the District’s Office of Education, Vandhu Paaru provides Lasallian educators with the opportunity to work alongside fellow Lasallians in ministries in India and Sri Lanka.

Ruiz, a Religion teacher […]

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August 30, 2016

Tuesday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: For God’s blessing on our labors, and that they always be done humbly, honestly, and justly.
 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 4:31-37
Jesus went down to Capernaum, a town of Galilee. He taught them on the sabbath, and they were astonished at his teaching because he spoke with authority. In […]

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August 29, 2016

Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist
Intention: For God’s blessing on our labors, and that they always be done humbly, honestly, and justly.
 
Today’s Gospel | Mark 6:17-29
Herod was the one who had John arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, whom he had married. John […]

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August 28, 2016

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Intention: For God’s blessing on our labors, and that they always be done humbly, honestly, and justly.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 14:1, 7-14
On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully.

He told a parable to those who had […]

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August 27, 2016

Memorial of Saint Monica
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the comfort of our solidarity and assistance, and the restoration of their security and dignity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 25:14-30
“It will be as when a man who was going on a journey called in his […]

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August 26, 2016

Friday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the comfort of our solidarity and assistance, and the restoration of their security and dignity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 25:1-13
Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven will be […]

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August 25, 2016

Thursday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the comfort of our solidarity and assistance, and the restoration of their security and dignity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 24:42-51
Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake!  For you do not know […]

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August 24, 2016

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the comfort of our solidarity and assistance, and the restoration of their security and dignity.
 
Today’s Gospel | John 1:45-51
Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote […]

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SFNO Lasallians Recount Their Month in Myanmar

This past summer, Jessica Meehan Atwood, advancement coordinator at De La Salle High School, New Orleans, and Elliot Gray, science teacher at Mullen High School, Denver, spent a month teaching at a Lasallian school in Myanmar in Southeast Asia.  The trip was part of the District of San Francisco New Orleans’ ongoing international adult service […]

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