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  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Wednesday 29th in Ordinary Time Saints View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 12,39-48): Jesus said to his disciples, «Pay attention to this: If the master of the house had known at what time the thief would come, he would not have let his house be broken into. You a...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 24, 2018   « October 23  |  October 25 » Wednesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 475 Reading 1 Eph 3:2-12 Brother...
  • St. John of Capistrano

    October 23, 2018 St. John of Capistrano San John Capistrano The Italian priest St. John of Capistrano (1386-1456) was a well-educated lawyer; when only twenty-six, he became governor of the region of Perugia. Captured in a local war several years after this, John decided to change his life...
  • 15 Biblical Meditations for Eucharistic Adoration

    October 23, 2018 15 Biblical Meditations for Eucharistic Adoration Fr. Ed Broom, OMV One of the many channels that can be utilized to augment our faith, devotion, and love for the most Holy Eucharist is by reading and meditating upon key Biblical passages, both in the Old Testament as well as...
  • We Don't Have To Hide Our Anger From God

    October 23, 2018 We Don’t Have to Hide Our Anger From God Michele Chronister Recently, my husband was called up for jury duty. This is an inconvenience for most people, but it came at a particularly inopportune time for our family. I was in the middle of a difficult stretch with my anxi...
  • The Holy Family Shows Us How to Create a Healthy Home

    October 23, 2018 The Holy Family Shows Us How to Create a Healthy Home Fr. Lawrence G. Lovasik The life of the Holy Family at Nazareth was a hidden life of prayer and work. Their whole day’s work was done for God alone, because prayer, simple and sublime, filled it completely. A charmin...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. John of Capistrano St. John of Capistrano (1385-1456) was born in Capistrano, Italy. After the death of his father, his mother sent him to study law in Perugia where he rose to prominence. He achieved great success as a lawyer and ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Indeed, all who want to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. But wicked people and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived. But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowin...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 29th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm 1st Reading (Eph 2:12-22): Brothers and sisters: You were at that time without Christ, alienated from the community of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, without hope and without God in the world. But now i...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 23, 2018   « October 22  |  October 24 » Tuesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 474 Reading 1 Eph 2:12-22 Brothers...
  • How Do We Remain in the Word

    October 20, 2018 How Do We Remain in the Word? Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction How do we remain in the Word? The night before He died, Christ commanded his disciples to remain in Him – and explained that  this means to keep His Word. (See John 15.) Obeying this command goes be...
  • St. Catherine of Siena on the Agony in the Garden

    October 22, 2018 St. Catherine of Siena on the Agony in the Garden Br. Raymond La Grange, O.P. There are many fascinating stories about St. Catherine of Siena. She once almost got her head cut off. Another time, she caught the head of someone else just after it was cut off. Jesus literally re...
  • Saint John Paul II

    October 22, 2018 Saint John Paul II: Prophet, Priest, Exorcist Kathleen Beckman The renowned Pope John Paul II biographer George Weigel gave a moving keynote presentation on suffering in the life of St. John Paul II at the 2005 national conference of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Re...
  • The Paradox of Holiness

    October 22, 2018 The Paradox of Holiness: Hidden Yet Radiant Stephen Beale There is something about holiness that must be hidden. St. Paul implies this in Colossians 3:3 when he writes, For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Jesus Himself counsels us to be &lsqu...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Pope St. John Paul II Pope St. John Paul II (1920–2005) was born in Poland and was a vibrant, athletic, and intelligent child. His deeply religious father played an important role in his spiritual formation after his mother's dea...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "We are from God. Whoever knows God listens to us, and whoever is not from God does not listen to us. From this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error." 1 John 4:6  
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 29th in Ordinary Time Saints October 22nd: St. John Paul II, pope View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 12,13-21): Someone in the crowd spoke to Jesus, «Master, tell my brother to share with me the family inheritance». He replied, «My friend, who ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 22, 2018   « October 21  |  October 23 » Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 473 Reading 1 Eph 2:1-10 Brothers a...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Ursula & Her 11,000 Companions St. Ursula (4th c.) was a pious Christian princess from Britain, perhaps Wales. According to the 13th century Golden Legend she set sail and embarked on a pilgrimage to Rome with a large court of hand...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Therefore take up the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm." Ephesians 6:13  
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 29th (B) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mc 10,35-45): James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him, «Master, we want you to grant us what we are going to ask of you». And He said, «What do you want me to d...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 21, 2018   « October 20  |  October 22 » Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 146 Reading 1 Is 53:10-11 The LORD was pleasedto cr...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Meditations

      Meditation of the Day "The heart cannot exist without love; it will love either God or creatures. If it does not love creatures, it certainly will love God. In order to become holy, we must therefore banish from our heart all that is not for God. When anyone came to th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) (First Vespers of tomorrow, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time) 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,  ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Paul of the Cross St. Paul of the Cross (1694–1775) was born near Turin, Italy, the second of sixteen children—only six of whom survived infancy. His devout parents ensured his strong religious upbringing. In his c...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Cast away from you all the transgressions that you have committed against me, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel? For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, says the Lord God. Turn, then, and live....
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 28th in OrdinaryTime View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 12,8-12): Jesus said to his disciples, «I tell you, whoever acknowledges me before people, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God. But the one who denies me before others will ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 20, 2018   « October 19  |  October 21 »   Saturday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 472 Reading 1 Eph 1:15-23 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Happily Ever After

    Breaking In The Habit Reflections of a Friar in Training Home Videos Social Media Blog Press Kit Book Donate Happily Ever After? Click to listen Audio Player 00:00 00:00 Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. After many long and perilous struggles, the prince rides in on hi...
  • 7 Old-Fashioned Sins that Can STILL Send You to HELL

    7 Old-Fashioned Sins that Can Still Send You to Hell Christian Living Lists Theology by ChurchPOP Editor - September 30, 2014   Do not be deceived: sin may be fashionable, but it's still damnable. Jonathan Higa / Flickr American culture may have become more enligh...
  • The Sons of Zebedee & Servant Leadership

    October 19, 2018 The Sons of Zebedee & Servant Leadership Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Ph.D. It was time to make their move.  Usually it was Peter who took the initiative, but now it was their turn.  They cleared their throats and asked the master for the best seats in the house, the plac...
  • Scripture Speaks

    October 19, 2018 Scripture Speaks: At the Hand of the Lord Gayle Somers Two disciples from Jesus’ inner circle make a request that irritates the others but allows Him to reveal one of His kingdom’s greatest mysteries.  What is it? Gospel (Read Mk 10:35-45) St. Mark tel...
  • St. Pope Paul VI

    October 19, 2018 St. Pope Paul VI: Defender of the Rosary Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC Saint Pope Paul VI (1897-1978) was born in northern Italy and elected the Vicar of Christ during the turbulent 1960s and 1970s. Before being elected to the papacy, he had earned a doctorate in canon law and ser...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 28th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 12,1-7): Such a numerous crowd had gathered that they crushed one another. Then Jesus spoke to his disciples in this way, «Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees which is hypocrisy. Nothing is covered t...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 19, 2018   « October 18  |  October 20 »   Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, MartyrsLectionary:...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Isaac Jogues St. Isaac Jogues (1607–1646) was born in France to a middle-class family, and at the age of 17 entered a Jesuit seminary where he displayed a talent for writing and teaching. He was ordained in January of 16...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For it is better to suffer for doing good, if suffering should be God’s will, than to suffer for doing evil. For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, in order to bring you to God." 1 Peter 3:17-18a ...
  • What are the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

    October 18, 2018 What are the Symbols of the Four Evangelists? Fr. William Saunders Q: The Gospel writers have symbols — a man, a lion, a bull and an eagle — which I think refer to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Why these symbols? Traditionally, the four Gospel writers have been r...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Luke St. Luke the Evangelist (1st c.) was a well-educated Greek physician and a native of Antioch in Syria. He was one of the earliest converts to Christianity, believed to have been one of Jesus' seventy disciples. He was a follow...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Those who love me, I will deliver; I will protect those who know my name. When they call to me, I will answer them; I will be with them in trouble, I will rescue them and honor them." Psalm 91:14-15  
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: October 18th: St. Luke, evangelist View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 10,1-9): The Lord appointed seventy-two other disciples and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place, where He himself was to go. And He said to them, «The harvest is rich, but ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 18, 2018   « October 17  |  October 19 »   Feast of Saint Luke, evangelistLectionary: 661 Reading 1 2 Tm 4:10-17b Beloved:Demas, ena...
  • When God Cured an Amputee

    When God Cured an Amputee: The Astonishing Miracle of Calanda Articles History by ChurchPOP Editor - January 12, 2016   via parroquiadepadron.blogspot.com There is an atheist website with a particularly provocative argument against God’s existence ca...
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  • The Power of Contemplative Prayer

    October 11, 2018 The Power of Contemplative Prayer Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction Contemplative prayer has immense power against all kinds of evil. This silent movement of the heart unveils self-contradictions and rash judgments that threaten one’s own integrity and, at the sa...
  • St. Ignatius of Anioch, A Martyr's Love for the Eucharist

    October 17, 2018 St. Ignatius of Antioch: A Martyr’s Love for the Eucharist Daniel Stewart If it weren’t for St. Ignatius of Antioch, I might not be a Catholic today. How could a first century bishop so influence an American guy two thousand years later? Well, I first learned of t...
  • Imitating Mary The Contemplative

    October 17, 2018 Imitating Mary The Contemplative Jonathan B. Coe We find Mary throughout the Gospel of Luke contemplating the birth and childhood of Jesus. When the shepherds tell her about the angels’ Gloria in Excelcis Deo, she keeps this incident in her heart and meditates on it. S...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Terce (Mid-Morning Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world with...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Morning Prayer (Lauds) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, you should precede it with the Invitatory Psalm. INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Ignatius of Antioch St. Ignatius of Antioch (d. c. 98-117) was a Syrian who became a disciple of St. John the Apostle. Tradition holds that he was the infant whom Jesus took in his arms, saying, "Whoever welcomes one such child in ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Wednesday 28th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 11,42-46): Jesus said, «A curse is on you, Pharisees; for the Temple you give a tenth of all, including mint and rue and the other herbs, but you neglect justice and the love of God. This ought to ...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 17, 2018   « October 16  |  October 18 »   Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and MartyrLectionary: 469 Reading 1 Gal 5:18...
  • Meditations

    Meditation of the Day "No human motive should lead us to pray: neither routine, nor the habit of doing as others do, nor a thirst for spiritual consolations. No, we should go to prayer to render homage to God. It is not, however, a common-place visit of propriety, nor a conversati...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Compline (Night Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Vespers (Evening Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world withou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    None (Afternoon Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sext (Midday Prayer) INTRODUCTION   O God, come to our aid.   O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son   and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,   is now, and ever shall be,   world without en...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Margaret Mary St. Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690) was born in France to a virtuous and distinguished family. As a child she showed great devotion to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, and by the age of 9 was practicing severe penan...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day “Then they will hand you over to be tortured and will put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of my name. Then many will fall away, and they will betray one another and hate one another. And many false prophets will arise a...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 28th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 11,37-41): As Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee asked him to have a meal with him. So He went and sat at table. The Pharisee then wondered why Jesus did not first wash his hands before dinner. But the Lord sa...
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  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 16, 2018   « October 15  |  October 17 »   Tuesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 468 Reading 1 Gal 5:1-6 Bro...