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

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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 13 September 2020 24th 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 13 September 2020 24th 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 13 September 2020 24th 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. A...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Guy of Anderlecht St. Guy (950–1012), also known as the "Poor Man of Anderlecht," was born to pious parents of humble means in the country village of Anderlecht near Brussels. Having no money for school, from his childhood he s...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:6-7 ...
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day Holy Name of Mary On September 12th the Church venerates the Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary because of her unique privilege as the holiest of creatures, the Mother of God, and the Queen of Heaven and Earth. Her name is there...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "The most powerful thing we can do on this earth with our time is to spend it in Eucharistic adoration. Nothing can do more to change the world, to bring about peace, to convert hearts, to make reparation for the many evils committed. Spending tim...
  • Lectionary

    Saturday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 442 Reading 1 1 Cor 10:14-22 My beloved ones, avoid idolatry. I am speaking as to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I am saying. The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participatio...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Saturday 23rd in Ordinary Time listen   download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 6,43-49): Jesus said to the crowd, «No healthy tree bears bad fruit, no poor tree bears good fruit. And each tree is known by the fruit it bears: you don't gather figs from t...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  or The Most Holy Name of Mary  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 23 in Ordinary Time An oration by St Athanasius on the incarnation of the WordMake our lives new as they ...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  or The Most Holy Name of Mary  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Inv...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  or The Most Holy Name of Mary  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  or The Most Holy Name of Mary  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the fir...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 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 e...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 12 September 2020 Saturday of week 23 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 e...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre St. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre (1802-1840) was one of eight children born to a farming family in France. He was a pious child and served as a model of virtue for his childhood companions. He discerned a call to the p...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord is God! It is he that made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with ...
  • Lectionary

    Friday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 441 Reading 1 1 COR 9:16-19, 22B-27 Brothers and sisters: If I preach the Gospel, this is no reason for me to boast, for an obligation has been imposed on me, and woe to me if I do not preach it! If ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Friday 23rd in Ordinary Time listen   download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 6,39-42): Jesus offered this example, «Can a blind person lead another blind person? Surely both will fall into a ditch. A disciple is not above the master; but when fully trai...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 23 in Ordinary Time From a sermon by Blessed Isaac of Stella, abbotIt is not Christ's will to forgive without the Church There are two things that...
  • Office Readings

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 11 September 2020 Friday of week 23 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 Fathe...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Ambrose Edward Barlow St. Ambrose Edward Barlow (1585-1641) was born near Manchester, England, to a noble family. He was baptized Catholic at his birth, but was raised Protestant when Catholicism was outlawed by the reigning monarchy...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me. And whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him." John 14:21
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "In contemplating a beautiful work of creation consider that, in itself, it is nothing. Let your thoughts soar to the great Hand that produced it; place all your delight in Him saying: "O my God! Sole Object of my desires! Universal Source of all ...
  • Lectionary

    Thursday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 440 Reading 1 1 COR 8:1B-7, 11-13 Brothers and sisters: Knowledge inflates with pride, but love builds up. If anyone supposes he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. But if on...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Thursday 23rd in Ordinary Time listen   download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 6,27-38): Jesus said to his disciples, «But I say to you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you and pray for those who treat...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 23 in Ordinary Time St Bruno's commentary on Psalm 83If I forget you, Jerusalem How delightful is your dwelling-place, Lord of hosts! My sou...
  • Office Readings

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 10 September 2020 Thursday of week 23 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 F...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Kieran the Younger St. Kieran the Younger (512-546 A.D.), also known as St. Ciaran, was born in Connacht, Ireland, the son of a carpenter. He demonstrated a great aptitude in his studies, being educated by a holy deacon who had him...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "So we are always courageous, although we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight." 2 Corinthians 5:6-7  
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Saint Peter Claver  on Wednesday of week 23 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Peter Claver A letter of St Peter ClaverThe arrival of a slave ship Yesterday, May 30, 1627, on the feast of the Most Holy Trini...
  • Office Readings

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Saint Peter Claver  on Wednesday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Saint Peter Claver  on Wednesday of week 23 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 ha...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Wednesday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Wednesday of week 23 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Wednesday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Saint Peter Claver  on Wednesday of week 23 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 9 September 2020 Wednesday of week 23 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 ...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day   St. Adrian of Nicomedia St. Adrian of Nicomedia (d. 306 A.D.) lived under the Christian persecutions of the Roman Emperor Galerius Maximian. Thirty-three Christians were seized in Nicomedia, brought before a judge, and ordered to b...
  • 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 ...
  • Feast Day

      Today’s Feast Day   Nativity of the Virgin Mary The Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated on September 8th, nine months after the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The Blessed Virgin’s parents, St. Ann and Joach...
  • Lectionary

    Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Lectionary: 636 Reading 1 MI 5:1-4A The LORD says: You, Bethlehem-Ephrathah, too small to be among the clans of Judah, From you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel; Whose origin is from of ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    September 8th: Birth of Mary listen   download   View 1st Reading and Psalm 1st Reading (Mic 5:1-4a): The Lord says: You, Bethlehem-Ephrathah, too small to be among the clans of Judah. From you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel; whose origin is from o...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary From a discourse by Saint Andrew of CreteThe old has passed away: all things are made new ‘The fu...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast  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 u...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast  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 he...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast 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.Gl...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast  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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 8 September 2020 The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Feast 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.Glo...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day   St. Regina Saint Regina (d. 286 A.D.) was born to pagan parents in France. Her mother died in childbirth, and her father gave her to the care of a Christian nurse who secretly baptized her and raised her in the Christian ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "But even if you should suffer because of righteousness, blessed are you. Do not be afraid or terrified with fear of them, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your h...
  • Lectionary

    Monday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 437 Reading 1 1 COR 5:1-8 Brothers and sisters: It is widely reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of a kind not found even among pagans– a man living with his father&rsqu...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 23rd in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 6,6-11): On another Sabbath Jesus entered the synagogue and began teaching. There was a man with a paralyzed right hand and the teachers of the Law and the Pharisees watched him: Would Jesus heal the man on...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 23 in Ordinary Time From a sermon on the Beatitudes by Saint Leo the GreatWhoever loves your law will have abundant peace The blessedness of seeing...
  • Office Readings

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 7 September 2020 Monday of week 23 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. Eleutherius the Abbot St. Eleutherius (d. 585 A.D.) was a monk living in Spoleto, Italy. Little is known of his early life. He became the Abbot of St. Mark's Abbey and was well-known as a man of simplicity and penance. He also ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen." Hebrews 11:1
  • Prayer to St. Michael

    St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do you, O prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ...
  • Lectionary

    Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 127 Reading 1 EZ 33:7-9 Thus says the LORD:You, son of man, I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel;when you hear me say anything, you shall warn them for me.If I tell the wicked, “O wicked one, yo...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 23rd (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 18,15-20): Jesus said to his disciples, «If your brother or sister has sinned against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are in private, and if he listens to you, you have won you...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 ...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 a...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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 F...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 6 September 2020 23rd 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. Al...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910–1997), known simply as Mother Teresa, was born to a family of Albanian descent in what is now Macedonia. As a young girl Mother Teresa was fascinated by stories sh...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "This is the day which the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalm 118:24  
  • Protect us Lord

    Protect us Lord, as we stay awake; Watch over us as we sleep, that awake we may keep watch with Christ, and asleep, rest in his peace (Alleluia).
  • Prayer to The Holy Spirit for Sanctify & Happiness

    O Come Holy Spirit Beloved of my soul.  I Adore Thee, I Love Thee, Enlighten Me, Guide Me, Strengthen Me, Console Me.   Tell me what I ought to do and Command me to do it.  I promise to submit and abide to everything that you ask of me and to accept All that thy allow to happen to ...
  • Lectionary

    Saturday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 436 Reading 1 1 COR 4:6b-15 Brothers and sisters: Learn from myself and Apollos not to go beyond what is written, so that none of you will be inflated with pride in favor of one person over agains...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 22nd in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 6,1-5): One Sabbath Jesus was going through the corn fields and his disciples began to pick heads of grain crushing them in their hands for food. Some of the Pharisees asked them, «Why do you do wha...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 5 September 2020 Saturday of week 22 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 22 in Ordinary Time From a sermon on the Beatitudes by Saint Leo the GreatThe blessedness of Christ's kingdom After pronouncing his blessing ...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 5 September 2020 Saturday of week 22 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 5 September 2020 Saturday of week 22 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  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, co...