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Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

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  • Seek the Presence of God Within You

    Seek the Presence of God Within You The Presence of God in Us From the first to the last pages of The Spiritual Canticle, St. John of the Cross puts before us the soul anxious for union with God. “Ah, where are you hiding?” it sings in the first stanza of the delightful po...
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  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Thomas More St. Thomas More (1478–1535) was born in London, the son of a lawyer and judge. He was educated in the finest schools and became a brilliant English statesman. He served in parliament, on the King's council, as a d...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Give ear to my words, O Lord; give heed to my groaning. Hearken to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to thee do I pray. O Lord, in the morning thou dost hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for thee, and watch. For thou art n...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "Jesus Christ did not think the sovereign beatitude and glory of Heaven too dearly purchased at the price of unspeakable tortures, and by suffering His sacred flesh to be mangled by nails, thorns, and scourges. Great indeed must be the value of th...
  • Lectionary

    Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 372 Reading I Gn 13:2, 5-18 Abram was very rich in livestock, silver, and gold. Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents, so that the land could not support them if they stayed toge...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 7,6.12-14): Jesus said to his disciples, «Do not give what is holy to the dogs, or throw your pearls to the pigs: they might trample on them and even turn o...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time  or Saints John Fisher, Bishop, and Thomas More, Martyrs  or Saint Paulinus of Nola, Bishop  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time A treatise on Christian Per...
  • Office of Readings

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time  or Saints John Fisher, Bishop, and Thomas More, Martyrs  or Saint Paulinus of Nola, Bishop  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time  or Saints John Fisher, Bishop, and Thomas More, Martyrs  or Saint Paulinus of Nola, Bishop  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version wit...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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 Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time  or Saints John Fisher, Bishop, and Thomas More, Martyrs  or Saint Paulinus of Nola, Bishop  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version w...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 22 June 2021 Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Aloysius Gonzaga St. Aloysius Gonzaga (1568–1591) was born to a noble Italian family, the eldest of seven children, and was destined for the military. However, by the time he was nine years of age he chose the religious ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "But he knows the way that I take; when he has tried me, I shall come forth as gold. My foot has held fast to his steps; I have kept his way and have not turned aside. I have not departed from the commandment of his lips; I have treasured in my bo...
  • Lectionary

    Memorial of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious Lectionary: 371 Reading I Gn 12:1-9 The LORD said to Abram: “Go forth from the land of your kinsfolk and from your father’s house to a land that I will show you. “I will make of you a great natio...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 7,1-5): Jesus said to his disciples: “Stop judging, that you may not be judged. For as you judge, so will you be judged, and the measure with which you measu...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Monday 21 June 2021 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious  on Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious A letter from St Aloysius Gonzaga to his motherGod's mercies shall be my song for ever May the ...
  • Office of Readings

    Monday 21 June 2021 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious  on Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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 h...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 21 June 2021 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious  on Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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, ma...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 21 June 2021 Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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 Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 21 June 2021 Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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 an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 21 June 2021 Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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

    Monday 21 June 2021 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious  on Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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, ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 21 June 2021 Monday of week 12 in Ordinary Time 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Bl. John Fenwick & Bl. John Gavan Bl. John Fenwick and Bl. John Gavan (d. 1679) were Englishmen and Jesuit priests who were martyred for their faith in England during the monarchy's persecution of the Catholic Church. John Fenwick's...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Who has commanded and it came to pass, unless the Lord has ordained it? Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that good and evil come? Why should a living man complain, a man, about the punishment of his sins? Let us test and examine our ways, and...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "[Purity of intention] which is intimately connected with zeal, enables us to forget ourselves in all things, and to seek first the glory of God and the accomplishment of His good pleasure, persuaded that the more we sacrifice our own interests in...
  • Lectionary

    Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 95 Reading I Jb 38:1, 8-11 The Lord addressed Job out of the storm and said:     Who shut within doors the sea,         when it burst forth from the womb;    &nb...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 4,35-41): One day when evening had come, Jesus said to them, «Let's go across to the other side». So they left the crowd and took him away in the boat he had b...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time A treatise on the Trinity by St FaustinusChrist, king and priest for ever Our Saviour received a bodily anointing and so became a true king and...
  • Office of Readings

    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time  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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time  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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time 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 an...
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    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time 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 t...
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    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time 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 t...
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    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time  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 Fathe...
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    Sunday 20 June 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time 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. Allelu...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Sts. Gervase & Protase Sts. Gervase and Protase (2nd century) were twin brothers born in the Roman Empire to Christian parents. Their parents were killed for their Christian faith, and the brothers likewise suffered martyrdom. They ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is." 1 John 3:2  
  • Lectionary

    Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 370 Reading I 2 Cor 12:1-10 Brothers and sisters: I must boast; not that it is profitable, but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. I know a man in Christ who, fourteen years ago (wheth...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 6,24-34): Jesus said to his disciples, «No one can serve two masters; for he will either hate one and love the other, or he will be loyal to the first and...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Romuald, Abbot  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psa...
  • Office of Readings

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Romuald, Abbot  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Romuald, Abbot  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fathe...
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    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Romuald, Abbot  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour tha...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 19 June 2021 Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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.Am...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Sts. Mark & Marcellian Sts. Mark and Marcellian (d. 286 A.D.) were twin brothers who were martyred for their faith in Rome under Emperor Diocletian. According to legend they were both deacons from a distinguished family who were thrown i...
  • Lectionary

    Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 368 Reading I 2 Cor 11:1-11 Brothers and sisters: If only you would put up with a little foolishness from me! Please put up with me. For I am jealous of you with the jealousy of God, since I betrothed ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Friday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 6,19-23): Jesus said to his disciples: «Do not store up treasure for yourself here on earth where moth and rust destroy it, and where thieves can steal it. ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time St Cyprian's treatise on the Lord's PrayerAs God's children, let us remain in the peace of God. Christ has clearly added a law here...
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  • Office of Readings

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 an...
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    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 18 June 2021 Friday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Emily de Vialar St. Emily de Vialar (1797–1856) was born in Gaillac, France to an aristocratic family in the years following the French Revolution. Because the Catholic faith was under severe persecution, she was baptize...
  • Lectionary

    Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 368 Reading I 2 Cor 11:1-11 Brothers and sisters: If only you would put up with a little foolishness from me! Please put up with me. For I am jealous of you with the jealousy of God, since I betrothed ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 6,7-15): Jesus said to his disciples, «When you pray, do not use a lot of words, as the pagans do, for they hold that the more they say, the more chance t...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time St Cyprian's treatise on the Lord's PrayerAfter the support of bread, we ask for the forgiveness of sins As the prayer contin...
  • Office of Readings

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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

    Thursday 17 June 2021 Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Regis St. John Francis Regis (1597–1640) was born to a wealthy French merchant and his noble wife. After being educated by the Jesuits, he joined their order at the age of 18 and was later ordained a priest. He grew into a sk...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "It is not that I have already taken hold of it or have already attained perfect maturity, but I continue my pursuit in hope that I may possess it, since I have indeed been taken possession of by Christ [Jesus]. Brothers, I for my part do not consider ...
  • Lectionary

    Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 367 Reading I 2 Cor 9:6-11 Brothers and sisters, consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 6,1-6.16-18): Jesus said to his disciples, «Be careful not to make a show of your righteousness before people. If you do so, you do not gain anything fro...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time St Cyprian's treatise on the Lord's PrayerThy kingdom come The prayer continues: Thy kingdom come. We ask that the kingdom...
  • Office of Readings

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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...
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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 16 June 2021 Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Germaine Cousin St. Germaine Cousin (1579–1601) was born in a remote French village to a peasant farmer. She was born with a deformed right arm and a disease that causes abscesses in her neck. Her mother died when she wa...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many. How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life. And those who find it are few." Matthew 7:13-1...
  • Lectionary

    Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 366 Reading I 2 Cor 8:1-9 We want you to know, brothers and sisters, of the grace of God that has been given to the churches of Macedonia, for in a severe test of affliction, the abundance of their joy ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 5,43-48): Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, you shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enem...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time St Cyprian's treatise on the Lord's PrayerHallowed be thy name How great is the Lord’s indulgence! How kindly he bends dow...
  • Office of Readings

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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 Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time  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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 15 June 2021 Tuesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Joseph the Hymnographer St. Joseph the Hymnographer (816-883 A.D.) was born in Sicily to a pious Christian family. When Muslims invaded the island, his family moved to Greece to escape persecution. At the age of fifteen he entered a ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "After this I had a vision of a great multitude, which no one could count, from every nation, race, people, and tongue. They stood before the throne and before the Lamb, wearing white robes and holding palm branches in their hands. They cried out in a ...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "Like a child who fears no danger in his father's protecting arms, we must cast ourselves into the arms of our Heavenly Father, confident that those Hands which sustain the heavens are all powerful to supply our necessities, to uphold us in tempta...
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