Born an Original

“Born an Original”
A reflection on Ephesians 1:3-6 and the wisdom of Blessed Carlo Acutis
Solemnity of Corpus Christi
©️2023 by Gloria M. Chang

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavens, as he chose us in him, before the foundation of the world, to be holy and without blemish before him. 

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Honey From the Rock

“Honey From the Rock”
Solemnity of Corpus Christi
Office of Readings, Antiphon 3
Adapted from Psalm 81:16 (17)
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

But Israel I will feed with the finest wheat,
I will satisfy them with honey from the rock.”

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Crushed Like Grapes

“Crushed Like Grapes”
A reflection on Mark 12:1-12
Monday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2023 by Gloria M. Chang

The Parable of the Tenants

He began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press, and built a tower.

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Medicine of Immortality

“Medicine of Immortality”
John 6:57
Friday of the Third Week of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang


Come together in common one and all without exception in charity, in one faith and in one Jesus Christ, who is of the race of David according to the flesh, the Son of man and Son of God … and break one bread, which is the medicine of immortality and the antidote against death, enabling us to live forever in Jesus Christ.

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Living Bread

“Living Bread”
John 6:51
Thursday of the Third Week of Easter
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.

John 6:51

I am the living bread that came down from heaven.

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Seven Loaves

“Seven Loaves”
A reflection on Mark 8:1-10
Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

In those days when there again was a great crowd without anything to eat, Jesus summoned the disciples and said, “My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, because they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat. 

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Give Thanks

“Give Thanks”
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Psalm 9:1 (ESV)

Secret to Joy

Do you have a secret ingredient for your Thanksgiving turkey, stuffing, or pie?… Read the rest

Loaves of the Trinity

“Loaves of the Trinity”
A reflection on Luke 11:5-8
Sunday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

And he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend to whom he goes at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, for a friend of mine has arrived at my house from a journey and I have nothing to offer him,’ and he says in reply from within, ‘Do not bother me; the door has already been locked and my children and I are already in bed.

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