2022 is Year C in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 2 in the weekday cycle.
Resources for June 2022:
Wednesday, June 1
St. Justin was a 2nd century apologist. He defended Christianity to the Roman emperor. His description of the Eucharistic celebration is cited in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Friday, June 3
St. Charles Lwanga was born in the Kingdom of Buganda (now part of Uganda) in 1860. He was a royal page. King Mwanga II, a pedophile, made advances on the young men at court. Charles protected the younger boys from…
Sunday, June 5
The readings for Pentecost for Year C promise that we are not on our own, but have the Spirit to guide us. The focus for this weekend is how the Holy Spirit empowers us to be disciples
Sunday, June 5
St. Boniface is called the Apostle of the Germans. He was a Benedictine monk in England. Instead of pursing a leadership position at the abbey, he desired to spread Christianity among the Germanic tribes.
Monday, June 6
This feast recalls that Mary received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost with the Apostles. At this time, she understood what it meant to say “yes” to God and saw the grace bestowed on us all by her son, Jesus Christ.…
Sunday, June 12
The readings for The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity for Year C invite us to live in the light of God’s truth. So this weekend, think about the Holy Trinity and how Father, Son, and Spirit live in community…
Sunday, June 19
The readings for The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ for Year C focus on Jesus Christ, our high priest, who sustains us with is very being. This is a time to talk about the Eucharist…
Tuesday, June 21
St. Aloysius Gonzaga was a young Jesuit. He had many health issues, including kidney and skin diseases. When a plague broke out in Rome in 1591, he volunteered to care for the sick, even though he found the work difficult.…
Friday, June 24
The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is celebrated by Catholics to remember Jesus Christ’s tremendous love for all of humanity.
Friday, June 24
The Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist celebrates his birth. St. John the Baptist was the cousin of Jesus and came to prepare the world for the coming of the Messiah.
Saturday, June 25
The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a devotion to our blessed Mother which helps us reflect on her love of God. By saying “yes” to God our Father and agreeing to be the mother of our Lord, she showed that…
Sunday, June 26
The readings for Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C encourage us to be committed disciples. What sort of commitment am I willing to make to follow Jesus? What is holding me back?
Tuesday, June 28
June 28 is the feast day of St. Irenaeus. He was an early Christian theologian who argued against the gnostics in his extensive writings.
Wednesday, June 29
June 29 is the feast day of Sts. Peter and Paul. These were the men whom God used to spread the gospel and let the early Church thrive despite terrible persecution. Their flaws should give us hope, that God can…