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

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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday of week 16 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 23 July 2020 Thursday of week 16 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 23 July 2020 Thursday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  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 ai...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday of week 16 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. Mary Magdalene St. Mary Magdalen (1st c.) was a friend and devoted follower of Jesus Christ, a reformed woman once of ill repute, out of whom He exorcised seven demons. Mary Magdalene has a special place among Jesus’ disciple...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Discipline yourselves, keep alert. Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour. Resist him, steadfast in your faith, for you know that your brothers and sisters in all the world are undergoing the same kin...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 22 2020   « July 21  |  July 23 » Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene Lectionary: 603 Reading 1 Sgs 3:1-4b The Bride says: On my bed at night I...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: July 22nd: Mary Magdalene View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 20,1-2.11-18): Now, on the first day after the Sabbath, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark and she saw that the stone blocking the tomb had been moved away. She ran ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Mary Magdalen "Martha and Mary Magdalene" (c.1598) by Caravaggio (1571-1610), Detroit Institute of Arts. From a homily on the Gospels by Gregory the Great, pop...
  • Office Readings

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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 us.Glory be to the Fath...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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 help us.Glory be to the ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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 us.Glory be to the Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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.Glory be to the Father a...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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 help us.Glory be to th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 Saint Mary Magdalen - 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.Glory be to the Father an...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Victor of Marseilles St. Victor of Marseilles (d. 290 A.D.) was a Christian soldier serving in the Roman imperial army in Marseilles, France. Christianity was thriving there, until Emperor Maximian arrived with the intention of put...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "With the loyal you show yourself loyal; with the blameless you show yourself blameless; with the pure you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you show yourself perverse. For you deliver a humble people, but the haughty eyes you bring down. It is ...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 21 2020   « July 20  |  July 22 » Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 396 Reading 1 Mi 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd you...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 16th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,46-50): While Jesus was still talking to the people, his mother and his brothers wanted to speak to him and they waited outside. So someone said to him, «Your mother and your brothers are just out...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time From St Ignatius of Antioch's letter to the MagnesiansYou have Jesus Chr...
  • Office Readings

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, 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 ai...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, 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 ou...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 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 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 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 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 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 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, 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 ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Margaret of Antioch St. Margaret (289-304 A.D.) was born in Antioch, the daughter of a pagan priest. Her mother died when she was an infant, and she was raised by a Christian nurse who baptized her and gave her a Christian educa...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifesta...
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "Finally—and this is perhaps the most difficult aspect of what concerns the practice of conformity to the will of God—we should desire virtue itself and the degrees of grace only insofar as God wishes to give them, and not desire more....
  • Spiritual Reading

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time From St Ignatius of Antioch's letter to the MagnesiansUnited in one prayer and one h...
  • Office Readings

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr  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 Lo...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 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 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 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 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 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 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O ...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 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. Macrina the Younger St. Macrina the Younger (d. 380 A.D.) was born in Cappadocia to a family of saints. Her mother was St. Emelia, and her father was St. Basil the Elder. Her grandmother was St. Macrina the Elder, after whom she was ...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." John 13:34-35
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 19 2020   « July 18  |  July 20 » Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 106 Reading 1 Wis 12:13, 16-19 There is no god besides yo...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Sunday 16th (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,24-43): Jesus put another parable before the crowds: «The kingdom of heaven can be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was asleep, his enemy came and sowed weeds ...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Sunday 19 July 2020 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time The beginning of St Ignatius of Antioch's letter to the MagnesiansWe should be Christians in deed, as well as in name Ignatius, also calle...
  • Office Readings

    Sunday 19 July 2020 16th 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 19 July 2020 16th 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 ...
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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 19 July 2020 16th 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 19 July 2020 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 19 July 2020 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and t...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 19 July 2020 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Sunday 19 July 2020 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.Amen. Allelu...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Camillus St. Camillus de Lellis (1550–1614) was a wild, undisciplined youth who became a battle-hardened soldier with a violent temper and a gambling addiction. His bad behavior, combined with a persistent war wound in his le...
  • 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  
  • Meditation

      Meditation of the Day "Although our Divine Redeemer was the Lord and Master of all the riches of Heaven and earth, He willed nevertheless to become poor in this world that through His example we might become rich. He wished to induce us to love poverty as He did, for p...
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 18 2020   « July 17  |  July 19 » Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 394 Reading 1 Mi 2:1-5 Woe to those who pla...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Saturday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,14-21): The Pharisees went out and made plans to get rid of Jesus. As Jesus was aware of the plot, He went away from that place. Many people followed him and He cured all who were sick. Then He gave th...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, Priest  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 In...
  • Office Readings

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, Priest  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 In...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, Priest  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 th...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, Priest  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the fi...
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.Am...
  • Saint of the Day

      Saint of the Day St. Alexius of Rome St. Alexius (d. 417 A.D.) was a native of Rome, the son of a distinguished Roman senator. His parents arranged a marriage for him, but he had a divine calling to a higher vocation. On the night of his wedding, wi...
  • Verse of the Day

      Verse of the Day "Blessed is anyone who endures temptation. Such a one has stood the test and will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him." James 1:12  
  • Lectionary

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 17 2020   « July 16  |  July 18 » Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 393 Reading 1 Is 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8 When Heze...
  • Gospel/Homily

    Liturgical day: Friday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,1-8): It happened that Jesus walked through the wheat fields on a Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and began to pick some heads of wheat and crush them to eat the grain. When the Pharisees noticed thi...
  • Spiritual Reading

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopTo the newly baptized on the Eucharist Fresh from the waters and resplend...
  • Office Readings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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