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

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  • Lectionary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    St. Ivo Saint of the Day St. Ivo of Kermartin (1253–1303) was born to a noble family in Brittany, France. He studied civil and canon law, philosophy, and theology. He went on to practice law for many years in both the civil and ecclesiastical courts. He graciously defended the poor without...
  • Lectionary

    Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter Lectionary: 288 Reading I Acts 15:7-21 After much debate had taken place, Peter got up and said to the Apostles and the presbyters, “My brothers, you are well aware that from early days God made his choice among you t...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 15:9-11): Jesus said to his disciples: “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide From a treatise by Saint Gaudentius of Brescia, bishopThe Eucharist is The Lord's passover One man has died for all, and n...
  • Office of Readings

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 19 May 2022 Thursday of the 5th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...
  • Lectionary

    Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter Lectionary: 287 Reading I Acts 15:1-6 Some who had come down from Judea were instructing the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.” Because there arose no ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 15:1-8): Jesus said to his disciples: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and everyon...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint John I, Pope, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide From the Letter to DiognetusThe Christian in the world Christians are indistinguish...
  • Office of Readings

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint John I, Pope, Martyr  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint John I, Pope, Martyr  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 Lo...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide  or Saint John I, Pope, Martyr  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 18 May 2022 Wednesday of the 5th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...
  • Lectionary

    Tuesday of Fifth Week of Easter Lectionary: 286 Reading I Acts 14:19-28 In those days, some Jews from Antioch and Iconium arrived and won over the crowds. They stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. But when the disciples gath...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 14:27-31a): Jesus said to his disciples; “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troub...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 17 May 2022 Tuesday of the 5th week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of the 5th week of Eastertide From a commentary on the gospel of John by Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishopI am the vine, you are the branches The Lord call...
  • Office of Readings

    Tuesday 17 May 2022 Tuesday of the 5th week of Eastertide  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...