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  • 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...
  • 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. Teresa of Avila St. Teresa of Avila (1515–1582), also known as St. Teresa of Jesus, was born in Spain to a large, devout, and prominent Catholic family. Fascinated with the lives of the saints taught to her by her pious paren...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "If any think they are religious, and do not bridle their tongues but deceive their hearts, their religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep ...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Monday 28th in Ordinary Time Saints October 15th: St. Teresa of Jesus (of Avila), Virgin & Doctor of the Church View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 11,29-32): As the crowd increased, Jesus began to speak in this way, «People of the present time are evil people. Th...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 15, 2018   « October 14  |  October 16 »   Memorial of Saint Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the ChurchLectionary: 467 Reading ...
  • 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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day Pope Saint Callistus I Pope St. Callistus I (d. 223 A.D.) was a Roman by birth and a Christian slave. He was the servant of a fellow Christian serving in the Roman imperial household. He was entrusted with the task of managing&...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "We know that we are God’s children, and that the whole world lies under the power of the evil one. And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, i...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 28th (B) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mc 10,17-30): Just as Jesus was setting out on his journey again, a man ran up, knelt before him and asked, «Good Master, what must I do to have eternal life?». Jesus answered, «Why do yo...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 14, 2018   « October 13  |  October 15 »   Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 143 Reading 1 Wis 7:7-11 I prayed, and p...
  • 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, 28th 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

    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...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Edward the Confessor St. Edward the Confessor (1003-1066 A.D.) was a prince born to the King and Queen of England. His family was exiled from the kingdom when the Danish took control of the country in 1016 A.D. Edward spent much of...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all th...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 27th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 11,27-28): As Jesus was speaking, a woman spoke from the crowd and said to him, «Blessed is the one who bore you and nursed you!». Jesus replied, «Surely blessed are those who hear the w...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 13, 2018   « October 12  |  October 14 »   Saturday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 466 Reading 1 Gal 3:22-29 ...
  • Meditations

      Meditation of the Day "The true reason for which God bestows so many graces upon the humble is this, that the humble are faithful to these graces and make good use of them. They receive them from God and use them in a manner pleasing to God, giving all the glory to Him...
  • Scripture Speaks Inheriting Eternal Life

    October 12, 2018 Scripture Speaks: Inherit Eternal Life Gayle Somers Today, a man runs to Jesus and seeks an answer to life’s deepest question.  Yet this did not end well.  Why? Gospel (Read Mk 10:17-30) St. Mark describes for us an unforgettable exchange Jesus had...
  • Humility Allows You to See All That God Has Given You

    October 12, 2018 Humility Allows You to See All That God Has Given You Fr. Philip Dion Humility is based on truth, but the truth on which it is based is one. Therefore, real and valid humility must be based on or flow from the whole truth. And the whole truth about anyone is that God has give...
  • 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

    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. Edwin St. Edwin (585-633 A.D.) was the son of the pagan King of Deira who reigned in present-day England. After his father was deposed from his throne, Edwin spent his childhood in exile to escape rival kings who considered his blo...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 27th in Ordinary Time Saints October 12th: Our Lady of the Pillar View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lc 11,15-26): As Jesus was casting out a devil some of the people said, «He drives out demons by the power of Beelzebul, the chief of the demons». So ot...
  • Lectionary Readings

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   October 12, 2018   « October 11  |  October 13 »   Friday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary TimeLectionary: 465 Reading 1 Gal 3:7-14 Br...