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  • Devotion of the Month

      Devotion of the Month Month of Our Lady of Sorrows The Church dedicates the month of September to Our Lady of Sorrows. This devotion recalls the Blessed Virgin Mary’s spiritual martyrdom in virtue of her perfect union with the Passion of Chr...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon (1821-1846) was born to a noble family in Korea, and was baptized at the age of 15 after his parents converted to the Catholic faith. Andrew's father, great-grandfather, and great-uncle wer...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, 'Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And why has this happened to me...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 24th in Ordinary Time View saints September 20th: St. Andrew Kim Taegon, presbyter, and st. Paul Chong and martyr companions View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 8,1-3): Jesus walked through towns and countryside, preaching and giving the good news of the k...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 20 2019   « September 19  |  September 21 » Memorial of Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, MartyrsLectionary...
  • Take the First Step Back TO GOD!

    September 19, 2019 Take the First Step Back to God Fr. Nnamdi Moneme, OMV “Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.” The last few months have been particularly trying and painful for Catholics around the world. There are numerous credible accusations of clergy se...
  • The Triple Novena to Join Padre Pio's Spiritual Children

    September 19, 2019 The Triple Novena to Join Padre Pio’s Spiritual Children Suzie Andres “I have made a pact with the Lord: when my soul has been purified in the flames of purgatory and deemed worthy to be admitted to the presence of God, I will take my place at the gate to para...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Januarius St. Januarius (d. 305 A.D.), also known as San Gennaro, was the Bishop of Benevento, Italy. Little is known of his early life. He was arrested and imprisoned for his faith while visiting other Christians in jail duri...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "One thing I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple." Psalm 27:4  
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Thursday 24th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 7,36-50): One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to share his meal, so He went to the Pharisee's home and as usual reclined on the sofa to eat. And it happened that a woman of this town, who was known as a sinn...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 19 2019   « September 18  |  September 20 » Thursday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 446 Reading 1 1 Tm 4:12-16 ...
  • Relics Bring Us Closer to the Saints We Love

    September 18, 2019 Relics Bring Us Closer to the Saints We Love Michele Chronister For as long as I can remember, I have loved the saints. I remember poring over children’s lives of the saints at a Catholic bookstore my parents visited. I was drawn to their stories — stories of m...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Joseph of Cupertino St. Joseph of Cupertino (1603-1663) was the son of a poor Italian carpenter. His father died before he was born, leaving his mother destitute. As a result Joseph was underfed and often sick. He was an intellectu...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Listen! Your sentinels lift up their voices, together they sing for joy; for in plain sight they see the return of the Lord to Zion. Break forth together into singing, you ruins of Jerusalem; for the Lord has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jeru...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Wednesday 24th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 7,31-35): The Lord said, «What comparison can I use for this people? What are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace, about whom their companions complain: ‘We piped you...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 18 2019   « September 17  |  September 19 » Wednesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 445 Reading 1 1 Tm 3:14-16 ...
  • How to Use the "Lord's Prayer" as a Spiritual Weapon

    How to Use the “Lord’s Prayer” as a Spiritual Weapon Articles Prayer Supernatural by Fr. Dwight Longenecker - April 6, 2016   John, Flickr / ChurchPOP This article originally appeared on Fr. Dwight Longenecker’s blog “Standing on My He...
  • In Jesus, the "Unapproachable Light' Appriaches Us

    September 17, 2019 In Jesus, the ‘Unapproachable Light’ Approaches Us Stephen Beale In 1 Timothy 6:16 the author describes Jesus as dwelling in ‘unapproachable’ or ‘inaccessible’ light. What is this ‘unapproachable light’ of which the author sp...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Hildegard von Bingen St. Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179) was born to a large and noble German family. She began to have mystical visions at the age of three which continued throughout her life. Her parents, promising her to ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace." Numbers 6:24-26  
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 24th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 7,11-17): Jesus went to a town called Naim and many of his disciples went with him —a great number of people. As He reached the gate of the town, a dead man was being carried out. He was the only s...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 17 2019   « September 16  |  September 18 » Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 444 Reading 1 1 Tm 3:1-13 Be...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Pope St. Cornelius Pope St. Cornelius (d. 253 A.D.) was a Roman citizen and a holy priest who became the twenty-first successor to the chair of St. Peter, following a fourteen-month vacancy when Pope St. Fabian was martyred by Rom...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 24th in Ordinary Time View saints September 16th: Saints Cornelius, pope, and Cyprian, bishop, martyrs View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 7,1-10): When Jesus had finished teaching to the people, He went to Capernaum. There was a captain whose servant was ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 16 2019   « September 15  |  September 17 » Memorial of Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, MartyrsLectionary: 443 Reading 1 1...
  • Meditations

      Meditation of the Day "Let us recognize with lively faith and with the help of the Holy Ghost the great evil of sin, which robs us of grace. Then we shall immediately detest it with all the power of our soul and banish it from our heart. We shall detest it because, in ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Catherine of Genoa St. Catherine (1447–1510) was born into an aristocratic family in Genoa, Italy. She was a quiet, obedient, physically beautiful, and holy child who devoted herself to prayer and penance. At the age ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces salvation, who says to Zion, 'Your God reigns.'" Isaiah 52:7  
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Our Lady of Sorrows Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows became widespread in the Church around the 14th century. It was revealed to St. Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373) that devotion to Our Lady's Seven Sorrows would bring great graces. ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 24th (C) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 15,1-32): Tax collectors and sinners were seeking the company of Jesus, all of them eager to hear what He had to say. But the Pharisees and the scribes frowned at this, muttering. «This man welcom...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 15 2019   « September 14  |  September 16 » Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 132 Reading 1 Ex 32:7-11, 13-14 The LORD ...
  • Meditations

      Meditation of the Day "In this valley of tears, every man is born to weep, and all must suffer, by enduring the evils that take place every day. But how much greater would be the misery of life, if we also knew the future evils that await us! 'Unfortunate, indeed,...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Albert of Jerusalem St. Albert of Jerusalem (d. 1215) was born to a noble family in Italy, and was well educated in theology and law. He went on to become a priest and bishop and served in important posts as a peacemaker; he served a...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28  
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Exaltation of the Cross September 14th is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (also known as the Triumph of the Cross). Early in the 4th century St. Helena, mother of Roman Emperor Constantine, went to Jerusalem in searc...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: September 14th: The Exaltation of the Cross View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 3,13-17): Jesus said to Nicodemus, «No one has ever gone up to heaven except the one who came from heaven, the Son of Man. As Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 14 2019   « September 13  |  September 15 » Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy CrossLectionary: 638 Reading 1 Nm 21:4b-9 With their p...
  • The Shepherd is Still Searching for the Lost Sheep

    September 13, 2019 The Shepherd is Still Searching for the Lost Sheep Gayle Somers In Sunday’s Gospel, the religious elites of Jesus’ day complained because He ate with sinners. He is still doing that in the Mass. Why? Gospel (Read Lk 15:1-32) St. Luke tells us “tax collec...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. John Chrysostom St. John Chrysostom (347-407 A.D.) was born to noble parents in Antioch, an important center of Christianity in his day. After the death of his father, his mother sent him to the best schools for his education. As a...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For many are called, but few are chosen." Matthew 22:14  
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 23rd in Ordinary Time View saints September 13th: St. John Chrysostom View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 6,39-42): Jesus offered this example, «Can a blind person lead another blind person? Surely both will fall into a ditch. A disciple is not above the ma...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   September 13 2019   « September 12  |  September 14 » Memorial of Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the ChurchLectionary: 441 Reading 1...
  • The Christian Vocaton Demands Constant Sacrifice

    September 12, 2019 The Christian Vocation Demands Constant Sacrifice Fr. Nnamdi Moneme, OMV Venerable Fulton Sheen made a commitment to spend a Holy Hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament every single day of his life as a seminarian, priest, and bishop. His faithfulness to this resolutio...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening 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 withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday 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 en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning 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 with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Guy of Anderlecht St. Guy (950–1012), also known as the "Poor Man of Anderlecht," was born to pious parents of humble means in the country village of Anderlecht near Brussels. Having no money for school, from his childhood he s...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." Phili...