SEVENTH TUESDAY OF EASTER TIME

  FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD SEVENTH TUESDAY OF EASTER TIME May 26, 2020  WORD of the DAY   I revealed your name to those whom you gave me out of the world. They belonged to you, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.  Now they know that everything you gave me is from you,  because the words you gave to me I have given to them, and they accepted them and truly understood that I came from you, and they have believed that you sent me.”  (John 17, 6-8)  How shall I live this Word? “I revealed Your name to those whom You gave me.”  These words can well be said of the saint we honor today, St. Philip Neri who, in all his humility and simplicity, with the joy and lightheartedness of those who have faith only in God, proclaimed the Word of God to the people of his time, breaking social conventions and giving life to a new form of pastoral ministry. Every day at the Oratory, except Saturday and Sunday, the spiritual exercises were preached and various activities took place like spiritual reading, preaching sermons, telling the lives of the...