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  • Lectionary

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Readings for the Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter Readings for the Memorial of Saint Philip Neri, priest LISTEN PODCAST En Español View Calendar Get Daily Readings E-mails The Ascension of the Lord Lectionary: 58 ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 16:16-20): Jesus said to his disciples: “A little while and you will no longer see me, and again a little while later and you will see me.” So some of his dis...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Saint Philip Neri, Priest  on Thursday before Ascension Sunday Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Philip Neri, Priest A painting by Sebastiano Conca (1680-1764). From a sermon by Saint AugustineAlways rejoice in the Lord The Apos...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Saint Philip Neri, Priest  on Thursday before Ascension Sunday Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to h...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Saint Philip Neri, Priest  on Thursday before Ascension Sunday Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Thursday before Ascension Sunday Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Thursday before Ascension Sunday Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Thursday before Ascension Sunday Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Saint Philip Neri, Priest  on Thursday before Ascension Sunday Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make hast...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted 1 hour ago by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 26 May 2022 Thursday before Ascension Sunday Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and t...

  • Sapphries

    Posted 9 hours ago by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Pagan Temple of Jerusalem Wednesday, May 25, 2022   Chanukah is the story of a pagan temple dedicated to the Greek god Zeus, full of ungodliness, idolatry. There were many pagan temples in ancient times, but this pagan temple was different. It was made to be the Temple of G...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted 10 hours ago by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Righteous Man So, when the centurion saw what had happened, he glorified God, saying, "Certainly, this was a righteous Man!" Luke 23:47   Jesus was a Righteous Man, which means Jesus did right things in the right way. A righteous man is right in his des...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted 10 hours ago by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You that You are with me always, as Jesus promised...   ...I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Matthew 28:20   Thank You that if I stumble and fall, I will fall int...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted 10 hours ago by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 28:20 NKJV teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Tue at 5:26 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 16:12-15): Jesus said to his disciples; “I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Tue at 5:24 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter Lectionary: 293 Reading I Acts 17:15, 22—18:1 After Paul’s escorts had taken him to Athens, they came away with instructions for Silas and Timothy to join him as soon as possible. Then Paul stood up at the Are...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Tue at 5:19 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  or Saint Gregory VII, Pope  or Saint Mary Magdalen de’ Pazzi, Virgin  or Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of the 6th week...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Tue at 5:17 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  or Saint Gregory VII, Pope  or Saint Mary Magdalen de’ Pazzi, Virgin  or Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Tue at 5:17 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  or Saint Gregory VII, Pope  or Saint Mary Magdalen de’ Pazzi, Virgin  or Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Tue at 5:16 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Tue at 5:15 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Tue at 5:15 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Tue at 5:14 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  or Saint Gregory VII, Pope  or Saint Mary Magdalen de’ Pazzi, Virgin  or Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that yo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Tue at 5:13 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 25 May 2022 Wednesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Tue at 12:47 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Messiah The Shamash Tuesday, May 24, 2022   There's a mystery concerning the ninth candle on the Chanukah menorah. The Chanukah menorah has eight candles, each candle representing one of the eight days of Chanukah. Then there's a ninth candle called the 'shamash.' 'Shamash' in ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Tue at 12:42 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: The God of Forgiveness (Elohim Selichot) But You are God, ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, abundant in kindness. Nehemiah 9:17   The Lord is Elohim Selichot, the God of Forgiveness. When you look at God through the c...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Tue at 12:38 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God of Forgiveness, Elohim Selichot,   I am so grateful for Your grace and for your forgiveness of my sins.   I am so blessed to be covered by the sacrifice of Jesus, lifted by the intercession of the Holy Spirit and loved ...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Tue at 12:36 AM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Simeon Stylites the Younger Saint of the Day St. Simeon Stylites the Younger (521-596 A.D.) was born in Antioch in ancient Syria (present-day Turkey). Like his namesake and predecessor, Simeon was drawn from a young age to a life of penance and austerity out of his great love for God. His mo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Tue at 12:35 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Revelation 21:4 NKJV And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.

  • I Found My Soulmate?

    Posted Mon at 10:37 PM by Rev. Dr. David May ThD.

    You know you’ve found your soulmate when:   1. You just know it. Something deep inside tells you this is the perfect one for you. It’s as if there is a spiritual force pushing you to let go of everything you previously expected and to give of yourself completely. 2. You have cross...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Mon at 5:16 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter Lectionary: 292 Reading I Acts 16:22-34 The crowd in Philippi joined in the attack on Paul and Silas, and the magistrates had them stripped and ordered them to be beaten with rods. After inflicting many blows on them, they t...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Mon at 5:13 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 16:5-11): Jesus said to his disciples: “Now I am going to the one who sent me, and not one of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ But because I told you ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Mon at 5:11 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide From a commentary on the gospel of John by Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishopWhat binds us together is Christ Paul bears witne...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Mon at 5:09 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Mon at 5:09 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Mon at 5:08 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Mon at 5:07 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Mon at 5:06 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Mon at 5:06 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Mon at 5:05 PM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 24 May 2022 Tuesday of the 6th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Chaos - Archetype of Creation

    Posted Mon at 9:10 AM by Rev Fr Dr K Edwin Hunter Sr DDiv Grand Select Caste

     In the Beginning… “God made everything out of nothing. But the nothingness shows through.” Paul Valéry (1871 - 1945) French poet and philosopher. “The Genesis” The Tradition Judeo-Christian narrative of creations nativity posit a realm of no-thing-ness. ...

  • Make your own makeup palette is the next critical step

    Posted Mon at 1:22 AM by Perez Cesar

    The makeup organizer is similar to a jewel box in appearance, but it has the added benefit of helping to declutter your makeup drawer as well as organizing your cosmetics. Although the colors are attractive, they end up collecting dust because an unusually large number of women choose the incorrect ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Mon at 1:14 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Bright as the sun Monday, May 23, 2022   In Song of Solomon 6:10, it says, "Who is this that appears like the dawn, fair as the moon, bright as the sun?" Messiah says that God causes His sun to rise, and it shines on the just and the unjust, so we have to be like God who does t...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Mon at 1:10 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Refiner's Fire But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap. Malachi 3:2   Jesus is the Refiner’s Fire to judge those who call themselves God’s chi...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Mon at 1:06 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord,   Please waken me this morning, open my ears to hear from You...   The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Mon at 1:03 AM by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 119:105 NKJV Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Mon at 12:42 AM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. William of Rochester Saint of the Day St. William of Rochester (d. 1201), also known as St. William of Perth, was born in Perth, Scotland. He was a wild youth who matured into a devoted man of God. He became a baker, and out of his charity he would always set aside bread to feed the ...

  • Meditation

    Posted Mon at 12:39 AM by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Today's Meditation “My daughter, faithfully live up to the words which I speak to you. Do not value any external thing too highly, even if it were to seem very precious to you. Let go of yourself, and abide with Me continually. Entrust everything to Me and do nothing on your own, and you will...

  • Lectionary

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter Lectionary: 291 Reading I Acts 16:11-15 We set sail from Troas, making a straight run for Samothrace, and on the next day to Neapolis, and from there to Philippi, a leading city in that district of Macedonia and a Roman colon...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 15:26—16:4): Jesus said to his disciples, “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he w...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide From the treatise On the Trinity by Didymus of AlexandriaThe Holy Spirit renews us in baptism The Holy Spirit renews us in bapti...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 23 May 2022 Monday of the 6th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Ransom for Many Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. Matthew 20:28   A ransom is the price paid to release someone who is captured or kidnapped. Satan tempted Eve to eat the...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   I ask that You give me understanding for how to use the blessings which You have given to me for Your glory, and to bless others.   Whether those blessings are my spiritual gifts, my talents, my abilities and...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 25:40 NKJV And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted May 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Rita of Cascia Saint of the Day St. Rita of Cascia (1381-1457) was born in Italy during an era of violent strife between cities and warring family tribes. As a child she repeatedly requested to enter the convent, but instead her parents arranged her marriage to a rich, ill-tempered, and viol...

  • Lectionary

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sixth Sunday of Easter Lectionary: 57 Reading I Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 Some who had come down from Judea were instructing the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.” Because there arose no little di...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sixth Sunday of Easter (C) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 14:23-29): Jesus said to his disciples: “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him. Whoever does...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 6th Sunday of Easter From the commentary on the second letter to the Corinthians by Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishopGod has reconciled us to himself through Christ and given us the ...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the So...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 22 May 2022 6th Sunday of Easter Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.Amen. Alleluia. ____...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: Rivers of Living Water If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. John 7:37-38   The Holy Spirit is Rivers of Living Water; He q...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God of Heaven and of Earth and of all creation,   I desire to know You more, to love You more.   I'm thirsty for the water that Jesus gives...   Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him wil...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day John 4:14 NKJV but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.”

  • Lectionary

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter Lectionary: 290 Reading I Acts 16:1-10 Paul reached also Derbe and Lystra where there was a disciple named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek. The brothers in Lystra and Iconiu...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 15:18-21): Jesus said to his disciples; “If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but bec...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions, Martyrs  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide From a discourse on the psalms by Saint Augustine, Bishop...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions, Martyrs  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O Go...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions, Martyrs  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions, Martyrs  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 6th Sunday of Easter) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today,...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 21 May 2022 Saturday of the 5th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.A...

  • Sapphries

    Posted May 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Valley of Barakhah Friday, May 20, 2022   Some believers are always in a valley. You ask them, "how are you doing?" They are depressed, defeated, or sad. Maybe you are in one right now, but there is a scripture in 2 Chronicles 20. It says on the fourth day they assembled in...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Stronghold in the Day of Trouble The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble, and He knows those who trust in Him. Nahum 1:7   Ever since Adam and Eve disobeyed the command of God, there has been trouble on Earth. There have been political trou...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for opening Your arms and welcoming me to come to You, to find forgiveness in You, to find rest in You, to find freedom in You, to have abundant life in You.   I cry out to You now for those who are ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Yea, though I wa...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted May 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Bernardine of Siena Saint of the Day St. Bernardine of Siena (1380–1444) was born to a noble family in Siena, Italy. As a young man he witnessed the bubonic plague raging mercilessly through the city, and volunteered to care for the sick in the local hospital. At this time he ...

  • Lectionary

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter Lectionary: 289 Reading I Acts 15:22-31 The Apostles and presbyters, in agreement with the whole Church, decided to choose representatives and to send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. The ones chosen were Judas, who wa...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 15:12-17): Jesus said to his disciples, “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for o...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide From a sermon by Blessed Isaac of Stella, abbotFirstborn of many brothers Just as the...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord,...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O L...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 20 May 2022 Friday of the 5th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...