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

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  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Gemma Galgani St. Gemma Galgani (1878-1903) was born in Italy, the fifth of eight children born to a prosperous pharmacist. When she was young, Gemma's mother and three of her siblings died of tuberculous. When she was 18 her ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Surely there is not a righteous man on earth who does good and never sins. Do not give heed to all the things that men say, lest you hear your servant cursing you; your heart knows that many times you have yourself cursed others." Ecclesiastes 7:20-2...
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Divine Mercy Sunday From ancient times the Easter octave, culminating on the 8th day, has been centered on the theme of God's mercy and forgiveness. The final day of the octave celebration of Easter is meant to be a day of thanksg...
  • Lectionary

    Second Sunday of Easter Sunday of Divine Mercy Lectionary: 44 Reading I Acts 4:32-35 The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common. With great power the apos...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Second Sunday of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 20,19-31): On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to th...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter)  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter) From a sermon by Saint AugustineA new creation in Christ I speak to you who have just been reborn in baptism, my l...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 11 April 2021 Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd 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 e...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Bademus St. Bademus (d. 376 A.D.) was a wealthy and noble citizen of Bethlapeta in Persia. Desiring to give himself completely to God, he gave away his wealth and founded a monastery where he led a life of prayer and austerity. His s...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Consider your own calling, brothers. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise, and God chose the weak of the world to shame the str...
  • Lectionary

    Saturday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 266 Reading I Acts 4:13-21 Observing the boldness of Peter and John and perceiving them to be uneducated, ordinary men, the leaders, elders, and scribes were amazed, and they recognized them as the companions of Jes...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Saturday in the Octave of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 16,9-15): When Jesus had risen, early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had driven seven demons. She went and told his compani...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Easter Saturday From the Jerusalem CatechesesThe bread of Heaven and the cup of salvation On the night he was betrayed our Lord Jesus Christ took bread, and when he had given thanks,...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday  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 Son...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday  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 the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday 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 S...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday 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 and...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday 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

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday  (First Vespers of tomorrow, Divine Mercy 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, mak...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 10 April 2021 Easter Saturday 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. _____...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Bl. Katarzyna Celestyna Faron Bl. Katarzyna Celestyna (Catherine Celestine) Faron (1913-1944) was born in Zabrzez, Poland. At the age of five she was orphaned and raised by pious, childless relatives. Desiring the religious life, she ent...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How inscrutable are his judgments and how unsearchable his ways!...For from him and through him and for him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen." Romans 11:33 and 36
  • Lectionary

    Friday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 265   Acts 4:1-12 After the crippled man had been cured, while Peter and John were still speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple guard, and the Sadducees confronted them, disturbed that the...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Friday in the Octave of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 21,1-14): Jesus revealed himself again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself in this way. Together were Simon Peter, Thomas called Didymus, Nathanael fro...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Easter Friday From the Jerusalem CatechesesThe anointing with the Holy Spirit When we were baptized into Christ and clothed ourselves in him, we were transformed into the likeness of the ...
  • Office Readings

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday  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 Son and ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday  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 the Son ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday 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 Son an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday 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 and to t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday 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 and t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday  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 the So...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 9 April 2021 Easter Friday 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. ________ ...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Julie Billiart St. Julie Billiart (1751-1816) was born in Cuvilly, France, to a large and prosperous farming family. By the age of seven she knew her catechism by heart, and would gather her playmates together and teach it to them....
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will s...
  • Lectionary

    Thursday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 264 Reading I Acts 3:11-26 As the crippled man who had been cured clung to Peter and John, all the people hurried in amazement toward them in the portico called “Solomon’s Portico.” When Peter saw ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Thursday in the Octave of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 24,35-48): The disciples of Jesus recounted what had taken place along the way, and how they had come to recognize him in the breaking of bread. While they were still speakin...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Easter Thursday From the Jerusalem CatechesesBaptism is a symbol of Christ's passion You were led down to the font of holy baptism just as Christ was taken down from the cross and pla...
  • Office Readings

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday  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 Son ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday  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 the ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday 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 So...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday 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 and ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday 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 a...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday  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 th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 8 April 2021 Easter Thursday 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. ______...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. John Baptist de la Salle St. John Baptist de la Salle (1651-1719) was born in Rheims, France, to a noble family. He was pious and smart, and his parents took great care over his moral and intellectual training. He entered seminary ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "All these things my hand has made, and so all these things are mine, says the Lord. But this is the man to whom I will look, he that is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word." Isaiah 66:2
  • Lectionary

    Wednesday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 263 Reading I Acts 3:1-10 Peter and John were going up to the temple area for the three o’clock hour of prayer. And a man crippled from birth was carried and placed at the gate of the temple called “the...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Wednesday in the Octave of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 24,13-35): Now that very day two of them were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. A...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Easter Wednesday From an Easter homily by an ancient authorChrist the source of resurrection and life Saint Paul rejoices in the knowledge that spiritual health has been restored to...
  • Office Readings

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday  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

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday  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

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday 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

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday 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

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday 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

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday  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

    Wednesday 7 April 2021 Easter Wednesday 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. ____...
  • Devotion of the Month

      Devotion of the Month Month of the Holy Eucharist The month of April is traditionally dedicated to devotion to Jesus in the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. The Catholic Church teaches that the Blessed Sacrament is the real and living presence of Chris...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Bl. Juliana of Mont Cornillon Blessed Juliana of Mont Cornillon, also known as Juliana of Liege (1193-1258) was born near Liege, Belgium. She was orphaned at the age of five and placed in the convent of Mt. Cornillon near Liege. She made...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops. And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather, be afraid of the one who can destroy both soul and body in Geh...
  • Ministry Update

    4/6/21  We have expanded our Online Ministry to 2 new states. 2019 Expanded to Florida, Now have expanded to Tennessee, and Now to South Carolina.  The ministry has brought a lot of visitors to my online page, the Florida page and soon will bring visitors to South Carolina.  We have b...
  • Lectionary

    Tuesday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 262 Reading I Acts 2:36-41 On the day of Pentecost, Peter said to the Jewish people, “Let the whole house of Israel know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.&rd...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Tuesday in the Octave of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 20,11-18): Mary of Magdala stayed outside the tomb weeping. And as she wept, she bent over into the tomb and saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Easter Tuesday From a discourse by Saint Anastasius of AntiochIt was necessary that Christ should suffer and so enter into his glory Christ, who has shown by his words and actions that ...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday  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 Son an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday  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 the So...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday 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 Son ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday 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 and to...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday 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 and...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday  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 the ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 6 April 2021 Easter Tuesday 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. ________...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Vincent Ferrer St. Vincent Ferrer (1350-1419) was born in Valentia, Spain, the son of a knight. From his parents he learned virtue and generosity to the poor. As a child he fasted every Wednesday and Friday and was tenderly devoted...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Guard your steps when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know that they are doing evil. Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "And let me make it quite clear that when Christians say the Christ-life is in them, they do not mean simply something mental or moral. When they speak of being ‘in Christ’ or of Christ being ‘in them’, this is not simply a...
  • Lectionary

    Monday in the Octave of Easter Lectionary: 261 Reading I Acts 2:14, 22-33 On the day of Pentecost, Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice, and proclaimed: “You who are Jews, indeed all of you staying in Jerusalem. Let this be known to you, and ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Monday in the Octave of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 28,8-15): The women left the tomb at once in holy fear, yet with great joy, and they ran to tell the news to the disciples. Suddenly, Jesus met them on the way and said, «...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Easter Monday From an Easter homily by Melito of Sardis, bishopThe Easter praise of Christ We should understand, beloved, that the paschal mystery is at once old and new, transitory and e...
  • Office Readings

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday  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 Son and ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday  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 the Son ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday 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 Son an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday 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 and to t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday 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 and t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday  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 the So...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday 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. ________ ...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Isidore of Seville St. Isidore of Seville (560 - 636 A.D.) was born in Carthagena, Spain, to noble and pious parents. After the example of their parents, he, as well as his two brothers and sister, all became saints. Isidore receiv...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like hinds’ feet, he makes me tread upon my high places." Habakkuk 3:19
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Easter Sunday On Easter Sunday the Church celebrates the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from the dead, the greatest feast of the liturgical year. For this purpose Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was sent into the w...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "There is good reason to be astonished that men should sin so boldly in the sight of Heaven and earth and show so little fear of the most high God. Yet it is a much greater cause of astonishment that while we multiply our iniquities beyond the san...
  • Lectionary

    Easter Sunday The Resurrection of the Lord The Mass of Easter Day Lectionary: 42 Reading I Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Peter proceeded to speak and said: “You know what has happened all over Judea,  beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached,...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Easter Sunday (Mass during the Day) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 20,1-9): On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran ...
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  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 4 April 2021 Easter Sunday  Spiritual Reading The four readings for the Office of Readings: Easter Sunday Exodus 14:15-15:1The sons of Israel went on dry ground right into the sea The Lord said to Moses, ‘Why do you cry to me so? Tell the sons of Israel to march on. For yours...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 4 April 2021 Easter Sunday  Office of Readings The Office of Readings today is only recited by those who have not been to the Easter Vigil. It starts immediately with the first reading, with no introduction preceding it. ________ First ReadingExodus 14:15-15:1The sons of Israel went...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 4 April 2021 Easter 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 to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 4 April 2021 Easter 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 Father and to the Son an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 4 April 2021 Easter 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 to the Son and to t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 4 April 2021 Easter 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 and to the Son and t...