St. Matthias Apostle

 FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD Seventh Monday of Easter, May 14, 2018 St. Matthias  WORD of the DAY    Therefore, it is necessary that one of the men who accompanied us the whole time the Lord Jesus came and went among us, beginning from the baptism of John until the day on which he was taken up from us, become with us a witness to his resurrection.”   So they proposed two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and Matthias.  Then they prayed, “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen to take the place in this apostolic ministry from which Judas turned away to go to his own place.”  Then they gave lots to them, and the lot fell upon Matthias, and he was counted with the eleven apostles.   (Acts 1: 20-26)   How shall I live this Word? We are entering the seventh week of Easter, the last one that prepares us to receive the Holy Spirit on the solemnity of Pentecost next Sunday.  Today is the feast of St. Matthias, Apostle and it seems that the election by drawing lots for this Apostle has something...