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

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  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Benjamin St. Benjamin (d. 424 A.D.) was a deacon martyred in Persia during a forty-year-long Christian persecution under two tyrannical Persian kings. He was imprisoned for a year due to his Christian faith and then released with t...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Listen to me, you that pursue righteousness, you that seek the Lord. Look to the rock from which you were hewn, and to the quarry from which you were dug." Isaiah 51:1  
  • Meditations

      Meditation of the Day "I've appointed the Devil to tempt and to trouble My creatures in this life [St. Catherine of Siena reports that Our Lord said to her]. I've done this, not so that My creatures will be overcome, but so that they may overcome, proving their virtue ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 31 2020   « March 30  |  April 1 » Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent Lectionary: 252 Reading 1 Nm 21:4-9 From Mount Hor the children of ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 5th of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 8,21-30): Jesus said to the Pharisees, «I am going away, and though you look for me, you will die in your sin. Where I am going you cannot come». The Jews wondered, «Why does he say that we can't c...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of Lent 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

    Tuesday 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of Lent 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

    Tuesday 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of LentMid-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

    Tuesday 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of LentMidday 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of LentAfternoon 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 th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of Lent 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 31 March 2020Tuesday of the 5th week of LentCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Fergus of Scotland St. Fergus of Scotland (d. 730 A.D.), also known as St. Fergustian or Fergus the Pict, Bishop of the Gaels, was a bishop serving in the north of Scotland. Little is known of his life. He is believed to have been tr...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation as you come to know him, so that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 30 2020   « March 29  |  March 31 » Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent Lectionary: 251 Reading 1 Dn 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62 or 13:41c-62 ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 5th (A & B) of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 8,1-11): Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. At daybreak Jesus appeared in the Temple again. All the people came to him, and he sat down and began to teach them. Then the teachers of the Law and the Pharisee...
  • Office Readings

    Monday 30 March 2020Monday of the 5th week of Lent 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

    Monday 30 March 2020Monday of the 5th week of Lent 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

    Monday 30 March 2020Monday of the 5th week of LentMid-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

    Monday 30 March 2020Monday of the 5th week of LentMidday 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

    Monday 30 March 2020Monday of the 5th week of LentAfternoon 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

    Monday 30 March 2020Monday of the 5th week of Lent 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

    Monday 30 March 2020 Monday of the 5th week of Lent 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 to...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Berthold of Mt. Carmel St. Berthold of Mt. Carmel (d. 1195), also known as Bartoldus of Calabria, was born in France, the son of a Count. He excelled at his studies and was ordained a priest. Berthold's brother, Aymeric, became the L...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For he has graciously granted you the privilege not only of believing in Christ, but of suffering for him as well." Philippians 1:29  
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Passion Sunday The 5th Sunday of Lent is historically known as "Passion Sunday" which ushers in the final two weeks of Lent, called "Passiontide." Passiontide is characterized by a heightened celebration of Lent as Easter approach...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 29 2020   « March 28  |  March 30 » Fifth Sunday of Lent Lectionary: 34 Reading 1 Ez 37:12-14 Thus says the Lord GOD: O my people, I wil...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 5th (A) of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 11,1-45): There was a sick man named Lazarus who was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was the same Mary who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her hair. Her brother ...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of Lent 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentMid-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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentMidday 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

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentAfternoon 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of Lent (First Vespers of tomorrow, 5th Sunday of Lent)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.  &...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentCompline (Night Prayer)________INTRODUCTIONO 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Conon of Naso St. Conon of Naso (1139–1236) was a wealthy nobleman, the son of a Count, from Naso, Italy. He was a devout young man, and at the age of 15 become a monk. He lived as a hermit until being called to serve the local...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. And even the hairs of your head are all counted. So do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows." Matthew 10:29-31 &n...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 28 2020   « March 27  |  March 29 » Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent Lectionary: 249 Reading 1 Jer 11:18-20 I knew their plot because...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 4th of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 7,40-53): Many who had been listening to the words of Jesus began to say, «This is the Prophet». Others said, «This is the Christ». But some wondered, «Would the Christ come from Galil...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of Lent 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentMid-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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentMidday 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

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentAfternoon 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of Lent (First Vespers of tomorrow, 5th Sunday of Lent)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.  &...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 28 March 2020Saturday of the 4th week of LentCompline (Night Prayer)________INTRODUCTIONO 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. John of Egypt St. John of Egypt (4th c.), also known as John the Hermit or John the Anchorite, worked alongside his father, a carpenter, until he was twenty-five years old. He then discerned a call from God to go out into the desert ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For all of us must appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each may receive recompense for what has been done in the body, whether good or evil." 2 Corinthians 5:10  
  • Meditations

      Meditation of the Day "Set free from human judgment, we should count as true only what God sees in us, what he knows, and what he judges. God does not judge as man does. Man sees only the countenance, only the exterior. God penetrates to the depths of our hearts. God d...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 27 2020   « March 26  |  March 28 » Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent Lectionary: 248 Reading 1 Wis 2:1a, 12-22 The wicked said among th...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 4th of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 7,1-2.10.14.25-30): Jesus went around Galilee; He would not go about in Judea because the Jews wanted to kill him. Now the Jewish feast of the Tents was at hand. But after his brothers had gone to the festival, He al...
  • Office Readings

    Friday 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Friday 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Friday 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of LentMid-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

    Friday 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of LentMidday 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

    Friday 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of LentAfternoon 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

    Friday 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of Lent 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 27 March 2020Friday of the 4th week of LentCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO 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. Margaret Clitherow St. Margaret Clitherow (1556-1586), also called Margaret of York, lived in York, England, the daughter of a candlemaker and wife of a wealthy Protestant butcher. She was raised Anglican just after the time that K...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always continue in the fear of the Lord. Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off." Proverbs 23:17-18  
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 26 2020   « March 25  |  March 27 » Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent Lectionary: 247 Reading 1 Ex 32:7-14 The LORD said to Moses, &ld...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Thursday 4th of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 5,31-47): Jesus said to the Jews: «If I bore witness to myself, my testimony would be worthless. But Another One is bearing witness to me and I know that his testimony is true when He bears witness to me. Joh...
  • Office Readings

    Thursday 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of Lent 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Thursday 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of LentMid-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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of LentMidday 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

    Thursday 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of LentAfternoon 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of Lent 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 26 March 2020Thursday of the 4th week of LentCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Dismas St. Dismas (1st c.) is the name Church tradition has given to the "Good Thief," one of the two criminals who were crucified alongside Jesus Christ on Good Friday. All we know about St. Dismas is what is mentioned of him in the...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart to revere your name. I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever. For great is your steadfast love toward me." Psa...
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day The Annunciation The Solemnity of the Annunciation, celebrated on March 25th, honors the profound meeting between the Archangel Gabriel and the Virgin Mary, as recorded in St. Luke's Gospel. On this day St. Gabriel announced to Ma...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 25 2020   « March 24  |  March 26 » Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Lectionary: 545 Reading 1 Is 7:10-14; 8:10 The LORD spoke ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: March 25th: Annunciation View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 1,26-38): In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth. He was sent to a young virgin who was betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the family of David; and the vir...
  • Office Readings

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - Solemnity 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.Gl...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - Solemnity 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 u...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - SolemnityMid-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 hel...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - SolemnityMidday 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.G...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - SolemnityAfternoon 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 u...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - Solemnity 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 25 March 2020The Annunciation of the Lord - SolemnityCompline (Night Prayer)________INTRODUCTIONO 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,  ...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Catherine of Sweden St. Catherine of Sweden (1331-1381) was the fourth of eight children born to St. Bridget of Sweden and her husband, Ulfo. As a child she was sent by her parents to be educated in a convent, and was later given i...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my whole being shall exult in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herse...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 23 2020   « March 22  |  March 24 » Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent Lectionary: 244 Reading 1 Is 65:17-21 Thus says the LORD: Lo, I am...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 4th of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 5,1-3.5-16): There was a feast of the Jews and Je­sus went up to Jerusalem. Now, by the Sheep Gate in Je­rusalem, there is a pool (called Beth­zatha in Hebrew) surrounded by five galleries. In these gall...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of Lent 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

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of LentMid-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

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of LentMidday 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of LentAfternoon 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 th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of Lent (First Vespers of tomorrow, The Annunciation of the Lord)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. ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 24 March 2020Tuesday of the 4th week of LentCompline (Night Prayer)________INTRODUCTIONO 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, ...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Rafqa / Rebecca St. Rafqa / Rafka (Arabic for Rebecca) (1832–1914) was born in Himlaya, a Maronite village in the Lebanese mountains. She was an only child, and her mother died when she was seven. After her father's remarriag...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." Galatians 2:19-20  
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   March 23 2020   « March 22  |  March 24 » Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent Lectionary: 244 Reading 1 Is 65:17-21 Thus says the LORD: Lo, I am...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 4th of Lent View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 4,43-54): Jesus left for Galilee. Jesus himself said that no prophet is recognized in his own country. Yet the Galileans welcomed him when He arrived, because of all the things He had done in Jerusalem during the Fes...
  • Office Readings

    Monday 23 March 2020Monday of the 4th week of Lent  (optional commemoration of Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo, Bishop)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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

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