1) Gospel – Lk 2:22-35 – The child’s father and mother were amazed at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted (and you yourself a sword will pierce) so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”
Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr
Saint Thomas Becket, pray for us!
Bishop Sheen quote of the day
2, 3) Father Jeffrey Kirby on his new book, “A Journey to Mount Carmel” Father Kirby, STD, is a Papal Missionary of Mercy, pastor of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Indian Land, South Carolina, and an adjunct professor of theology at Belmont Abbey College. Father is a senior contributor to the Crux news site and the author of several books on spiritual, moral, and pastoral subjects
4) Catholic actor Neal McDonough, husband and father of five who famously rejects roles that require sexual immorality, recently revealed that he and his wife Ruvé Robertson are launching a new production company that will make content with Catholic values. McDonough: “Not just to make a movie, but to do a movie that actually gives Him glory — that’s our goal”