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

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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Marie Magdalen Postel St. Marie Magdalen Postel (1756–1846) was born in a fishing village in Normandy, one of seven children of a middle class family. As a child she became famous for her generosity; she would often give...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "But you, beloved, build yourselves up on your most holy faith; pray in the Holy Spirit; keep yourselves in the love of God; look forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life." Jude 1:17-21  
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (1251 A.D.) is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary associated with the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites lived as hermits on Mt. Carmel in the Holy Land beginning in the 12th centur...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "The works of man, whether they are good or bad, are not always isolated, transitory acts; more often, especially in the case of the leaders of nations and those who are invested with public authority, they continue to subsist after they are concl...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 16 2020   « July 15  |  July 17 » Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 392 Reading 1 Is 26:7-9, 12, 16-19 The way ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Thursday 15th in Ordinary Time View saints July 16th: Our Lady of Mount Carmel View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 11,28-30): Jesus spoke thus, «Come to me, all you who work hard and who carry heavy burdens and I will refresh you. Take my yoke upon you and ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopInstruction on the post-baptismal ...
  • Office Readings

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  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, m...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord,...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Bonaventure St. Bonaventure (1221–1274) was born with the name Giovanni in Tuscany, Italy. As a child he became seriously ill and was in danger of death until his mother brought him to St. Francis of Assisi, who was then livi...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day “When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, th...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 15 2020   « July 14  |  July 16 » Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 391 Reading 1 Is 10:5-7, 13b-16...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Wednesday 15th in Ordinary Time View saints July 15th: Saint Bonaventure, bishop and doctor of the Church View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 11,25-27): On one occasion Jesus said, «Father, Lord of heaven and earth, I praise you, because you have hidden the...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor From the Journey of the Mind to God by St BonaventureMystical wisdom is revealed by t...
  • Office Readings

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Kateri Tekakwitha St. Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680), also known as the 'Lily of the Mohawks,' was born in present-day New York. Her father was a Mohawk chief, and her mother an Algonquin who had been converted to the Christian fait...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day “'Come now, let us settle the matter', says the Lord. 'Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool. If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the good things of th...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "Chastity is the most unpopular of the Christian virtues. There is no getting away from it; the Christian rule is, ‘Either marriage, with complete faithfulness to your partner, or else total abstinence.’ Now this is so difficult and so...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 14 2020   « July 13  |  July 15 » Memorial of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin Lectionary: 390 Reading 1 Is 7:1-9 In the days of Ahaz, kin...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 11,20-24): Jesus began to denounce the cities in which He had performed most of his miracles, because the people there did not change their ways, «Alas for you Chorazin and Bethsaida! If the miracles...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Kateri Tekakwitha From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopThe many prefigurations of baptism in Scripture Listen ...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make has...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Henry II Saint Henry II (972-1024 A.D.) was born to the Duke of Bavaria and the Princess of Burgundy. He was a pious child and was given the education of a priest. However, his destiny changed when he succeeded his father as the Du...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me." Colossians 1:28-29 ...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "My great God, you know all that is in the universe, because you yourself have made it. It is the very work of your hands. You are omniscient, because you are omnicreative. You know each part, however minute, as perfectly as you know the whole. Yo...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 13 2020   « July 12  |  July 14 » Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 389 Reading 1 Is 1:10-17 Hear the word of the...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,34--11,1): Jesus said to his disciples, «Do not think that I have come to establish peace on earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father and ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopWe are born again through water and the Holy Spirit ...
  • Office Readings

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  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....
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  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 he...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Veronica St. Veronica (1st c.) is one of the holy women of Jerusalem who accompanied Jesus on the Way of the Cross. Out of her sorrow and compassion she offered Jesus her veil to wipe the blood and sweat from his face as He carried...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a ...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "St. Bridget once received and bore patiently a succession of trials from various persons. One of them made an insulting remark to her; another praised her in her presence, but complained of her in her absence; another calumniated her; another spo...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 12 2020   « July 11  |  July 13 » Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 103 Reading 1 Is 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD: Just as fro...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 15th (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,1-23): That same day Jesus left the house and sat by the lakeside. As many people gathered around him, He got in a boat. There He sat while the whole crowd stood on the shore, and He spoke to them in...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time From the beginning of the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopCatechesis on the rites preceding baptism We gave a daily instructio...
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  • Office Readings

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 12 July 2020 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.Amen. Allelu...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Benedict of Nursia St. Benedict of Nursia (480-547 A.D.) and his twin sister, St. Scholastica, were born to a Roman nobleman and his wife in Nursia, Italy. He spent his childhood with his parents in Rome. As a young man he found in...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "The Lord exists forever; your word is firmly fixed in heaven. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. By your appointment they stand today, for all things are your servants." Psalm 119:89-91 ...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 11 2020   « July 10  |  July 12 » Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot Lectionary: 388 Reading 1 Is 6:1-8 In the year King Uzziah died, I sa...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 14th in Ordinary Time View saints July 11th: Benedict, abbot, patron saint of Europe View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,24-33): Jesus said to his apostles, «A student is not above his teacher, or a slave above his master. A student should be gl...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saint Benedict, Abbot  on Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Benedict, Abbot From the Rule of Benedict, abbotPut Christ before everything Whenever you begin any good work you should first of a...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saint Benedict, Abbot  on Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saint Benedict, Abbot  on Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saint Benedict, Abbot  on Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time (First Vespers of tomorrow, 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitato...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 11 July 2020 Saturday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.Am...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For he that will save his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for my sake, shall find it." Matthew 16:2...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 10 2020   « July 9  |  July 11 » Friday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 387 Reading 1 Hos 14:2-10 Thus says the LORD:...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 14th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,16-23): Jesus said to his disciples, «Look, I send you out like sheep among wolves. You must be clever as snakes and innocent as doves. Be on your guard with respect to people, for they will hand y...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time From a letter of Pope St Clement I to the CorinthiansWe are blessed if we fulfil the commands of the Lord in the harmony of lov...
  • Office Readings

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 10 July 2020 Friday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions St. Augustine Zhao Rong (d. 1815) was a Chinese soldier who was assigned to escort the captive Catholic bishop, John Gabriel Taurin Dufresse, to Beijing where he was to be executed by beheading. The...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice but rather of power and love and self-control. So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for his sake; but bear your share of hardship for the gospel with the strength that ...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 9 2020   « July 8  |  July 10 » Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 386 Reading 1 Hos 11:1-4, 8e-9 Thus says the...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Thursday 14th inOrdinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,7-15): Jesus said to his disciples, «Go and proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven is near’. Heal the sick, bring the dead back to life, cleanse the lepers, and drive out demons...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 9 July 2020 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Augustine Zhao Rong and his Companions, Martyrs  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time The Explanations of the Psalms by Saint Ambrose: Psalm 118God's ...
  • Office Readings

    Thursday 9 July 2020 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Augustine Zhao Rong 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 God, co...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 9 July 2020 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Augustine Zhao Rong 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. O God...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

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