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

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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 3 August 2020 Monday of week 18 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 Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 3 August 2020 Monday of week 18 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 th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 3 August 2020 Monday of week 18 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 an...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Blessed Jane of Aza Blessed Jane of Aza (12th c.), also known as Joanna or Juana of Aza, belonged to the Spanish nobility. At a young age she married a nobleman and together they had five children. She was a pious woman known for her lif...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6  
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   August 2 2020   « August 1  |  August 3 » Eighteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time Lectionary: 112 Reading 1 Is 55:1-3 Thus says the LORD: All you w...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 18th (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 14,13-21): On hearing about the death of John the Baptist, Jesus set out secretly by boat for a secluded place. But the people heard of it, and they followed him on foot from their towns. When Jesus wen...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 2 August 2020 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time From the beginning of a letter attributed to BarnabasHope of life is the beginning and end of our faith Greetings, sons and daughters. In the ...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 2 August 2020 18th 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 2 August 2020 18th 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 2 August 2020 18th 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 a...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 2 August 2020 18th 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 2 August 2020 18th 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 Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 2 August 2020 18th 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 2 August 2020 18th 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. Allel...
  • Devotion of the Month

      Devotion of the Month Month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary The Church dedicates the month of August to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. It is a dogma of the Catholic faith that Mary is the Immaculate Conception; that is, in preparation for the Incar...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Alphonsus Liguori St. Alphonsus Liguori (1696–1787) was born near Naples, the eldest of eight children of a noble family. He became a lawyer after receiving doctorates in canon and civil law at the age of 16. For many ye...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "And if you be unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve...but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." Joshua 24:15  
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   August 1 2020   « July 31  |  August 2 » Memorial of Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 406 Reading 1 Jer 26:11...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 17th in Ordinary Time View saints August 1st: St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori, bishop and doctor of the Church View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 14,1-12): On one occasion the news about Jesus reached King Herod. And he said to his servants, «This man...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saint Alphonsus Mary de' Liguori, Bishop, Doctor  on Saturday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Alphonsus Mary de' Liguori, Bishop, Doctor From a sermon by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, bishopOn the love o...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saint Alphonsus Mary de' Liguori, Bishop, Doctor  on Saturday of week 17 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saint Alphonsus Mary de' Liguori, Bishop, Doctor  on Saturday of week 17 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saturday of week 17 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

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saturday of week 17 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

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saturday of week 17 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

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saint Alphonsus Mary de' Liguori, Bishop, Doctor  on Saturday of week 17 in Ordinary Time (First Vespers of tomorrow, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 1 August 2020 Saturday of week 17 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.A...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Ignatius of Loyola St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) was born at the castle of Loyola in Basque country, Spain, the youngest of thirteen children. In keeping with the young aristocrats of his day, Ignatius sought after military pr...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For who is God, but the Lord?  And who is a rock, except our God?— the God who girded me with strength, and made my way safe. He made my feet like hinds’ feet, and set me secure on the heights. He trains my hands for war, so that my a...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 31 2020   « July 30  |  August 1 » Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Priest Lectionary: 405 Reading 1 Jer 26:1-9 In the beginning of ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 17th in Ordinary Time View saints July 31st: St. Ignatius of Loyola View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,54-58): Jesus went to his hometown and taught the people in their synagogue. They were amazed and said, «Where did He get this wisdom and these...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Friday 31 July 2020 Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest  on Friday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest St Ignatius as a soldier. French School, 16th century. From the acts of Saint Ignatius in his own ...
  • Office Readings

    Friday 31 July 2020 Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest  on Friday of week 17 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

    Friday 31 July 2020 Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest  on Friday of week 17 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 h...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Friday 31 July 2020 Friday of week 17 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 31 July 2020 Friday of week 17 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 31 July 2020 Friday of week 17 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 31 July 2020 Saint Ignatius Loyola, Priest  on Friday of week 17 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

    Friday 31 July 2020 Friday of week 17 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. Peter Chrysologus St. Peter Chrysologus (406-450 A.D.) was born in Imola, Italy. He was an adult convert to Christianity and studied under his bishop, Cornelius, who ordained him a deacon. In his day the city of Ravenna was the cente...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Consider it all joy, my brothers, when you encounter various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. And let perseverance be perfect, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing." James 1:2-4 ...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "Although we feel the humiliation keenly when we are insulted, persecuted, or calumniated, this does not mean that we cannot suffer such trials with sentiments of true humility, subjecting nature to reason and faith, and sacrificing the resentment...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 30 2020   « July 29  |  July 31 » Thursday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 404 Reading 1 Jer 18:1-6 This word came t...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Thursday 17th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,47-53): Jesus said to his disciples, «Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a big fishing net let down into the sea, in which every kind of fish has been caught. When the net is full, it is dragge...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Thursday 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 17 in Ordinary Time From the Instructions to Catechumens by St Cyril of JerusalemThe Church, the ...
  • Office Readings

    Thursday 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Doctor  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Doctor  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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 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 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 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 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 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 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Doctor  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 o...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 30 July 2020 Thursday of week 17 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. Martha St. Martha (1st c.) was a pious Jewish woman from Bethany near Jerusalem. She was a close friend of Jesus during his earthly ministry, as was her brother, St. Lazarus, and her sister, St. Mary of Bethany (St. Mary Magdalene)...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For I have learned, in whatever situation I find myself, to be self-sufficient. I know indeed how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well ...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 29 2020   « July 28  |  July 30 » Memorial of Saint Martha Lectionary: 403/607 Reading 1 Jer 15:10, 16-21 Woe to me, mother, that you gav...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: July 29th: Saint Martha View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 10,38-42): As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, He entered a village and a woman called Martha welcomed him to her house. She had a sister named Mary who sat down at the Lord's feet to listen to his wor...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 29 July 2020 Saint Martha  on Wednesday of week 17 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Martha Christ in the House of Martha and Mary (c.1654?), attributed to Jan Vermeer (1632-1675), National Gallery of Scotland. From a sermo...
  • Office Readings

    Wednesday 29 July 2020 Saint Martha  on Wednesday of week 17 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 29 July 2020 Saint Martha  on Wednesday of week 17 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 hel...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 29 July 2020 Wednesday of week 17 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 29 July 2020 Wednesday of week 17 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 29 July 2020 Wednesday of week 17 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 29 July 2020 Saint Martha  on Wednesday of week 17 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 h...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 29 July 2020 Wednesday of week 17 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 Sts. Nazarius and Celsus St. Nazarius and St. Celsus (1st c.) were early Christian martyrs, but nothing else is known with certainty about their lives or the time they lived, other than that they were put to death for their Christia...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Now the word of the Lord came to me saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations." Jeremiah 1:4-5
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 28 2020   « July 27  |  July 29 » Tuesday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 402 Reading 1 Jer 14:17-22 Let my eyes str...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 17th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,36-43): Jesus sent the crowds away and went into the house. And his disciples came to him saying, «Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field». He answered them, «The one who ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 17 in Ordinary Time A homily of St Basil the GreatSow for the sake of your own righteousness O man, be like the earth. Bear fruit like her and do no...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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 Fat...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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 t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 28 July 2020 Tuesday of week 17 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 Pope St. Celestine I Pope St. Celestine I (d. 432 A.D.) was a Roman deacon who was elected Supreme Pontiff in 422 A.D. He was a contemporary of St. Augustine, and it is said that the two were good friends. He also lived with St. Ambrose ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "And whatever you ask in my name, I will do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything of me in my name, I will do it." John 14:13-14  
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 27 2020   « July 26  |  July 28 » Monday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 401 Reading 1 Jer 13:1-11 The LORD said to ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 17th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,31-35): Jesus put another parable before them, «The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, that a man took and sowed in his field. It is smaller than all other seeds, but once it has fully grown...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 26 July 2020 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time From a homily on the 2nd letter to the Corinthians by Saint John Chrysostom, bishopI rejoice exceedingly in all my tribulations Again Paul turn...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 26 July 2020 17th 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 26 July 2020 17th 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

    Monday 27 July 2020 Monday of week 17 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 27 July 2020 Monday of week 17 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 27 July 2020 Monday of week 17 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 27 July 2020 Monday of week 17 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

    Monday 27 July 2020 Monday of week 17 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. Anne & St. Joachim St. Anne and St. Joachim (1st c. B.C.) are the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the maternal grandparents of Jesus. Their names have been preserved in Church tradition since the second century, although lit...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day When they take you before synagogues and before rulers and authorities, do not worry about how or what your defense will be or about what you are to say. For the holy Spirit will teach you at that moment what you should say.” Luke 12:1...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 26 2020   « July 25  |  July 27 » Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 109 Reading 1 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12 The LORD appeared to Solo...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 17th (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,44-52): Jesus said to the crowds: «The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field. The one who finds it buries it again; and so happy is he, that he goes and sells everything he has...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 26 July 2020 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time From a homily on the 2nd letter to the Corinthians by Saint John Chrysostom, bishopI rejoice exceedingly in all my tribulations Again Paul turn...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 26 July 2020 17th 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 26 July 2020 17th 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 26 July 2020 17th 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 26 July 2020 17th 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

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