Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 31, 2017

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 light of God’s comfort through our acts of solidarity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 24:42-51
Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake!  For you do not know on which day your Lord […]

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District Names First Director of Leadership Formation

The San Francisco New Orleans District Office of Education has announced that Janell Kloosterman, AFSC, has been named as the District’s first Director of Leadership Formation.  The announcement was made by Office of Education Director Michael Daniels, Ed.D.

Kloosterman currently is principal and chief academic officer of Mullen High School, Denver, CO.  She will conclude her […]

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August 30, 2017

Wednesday 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 light of God’s comfort through our acts of solidarity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 23:27-32
Jesus said, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.  You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear […]

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August 29, 2017

Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the light of God’s comfort through our acts of solidarity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Mark 6:17-29
Herod was the one who had John arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, […]

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August 28, 2017

Memorial of Saint Augustine,
Bishop and Doctor of the Church
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the light of God’s comfort through our acts of solidarity.
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 23:13-22
Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you […]

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August 27, 2017

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
Intention: For all who live in the darkness of poverty, violence, abuse, or neglect, that they may know the light of God’s comfort through our acts of solidarity.
 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 16:13-20
Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi and he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son […]

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August 26, 2017

Saturday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: That God’s peace and wisdom will touch the hearts of all whose lives are ruled by misunderstanding, anger, or fear.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 23:1-12
Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses.  Therefore, […]

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August 25, 2017

Friday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: That God’s peace and wisdom will touch the hearts of all whose lives are ruled by misunderstanding, anger, or fear.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 22:34-40
When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law, tested him by […]

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August 24, 2017

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle
Intention: That God’s peace and wisdom will touch the hearts of all whose lives are ruled by misunderstanding, anger, or fear.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | John 1:45-51
Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law, and also the prophets, Jesus son of Joseph, from Nazareth.”  […]

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August 23, 2017

Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time
Intention: That God’s peace and wisdom will touch the hearts of all whose lives are ruled by misunderstanding, anger, or fear.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 20:1-16
Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. […]

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