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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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...

  • I once was lost now I am found

    Posted Sep 10 by David Koontz

      Acts 26:18 - To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. Luke 19:10 - For the Son of man is come to seek and to sav...

  • Write the essay as a pro writer

    Posted Sep 10 by Nick Gallagher

    Writers from Mcessay created a guide on how to write an amazing essay. Follow these instructions to never order an essay. Outline the essay in sections. Organize your essay by creating a short thematic outline. Do it in sections: introduction, body and conclusion. The pattern is a 5 paragrap...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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 ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Jewish People & The Sabbath Mystery Thursday, September 10, 2020 A mystery of the Sabbath. The Sabbath is the day that the Jewish people come before the Lord. It's their holy day. Now notice something. The Sabbath doesn't come at the beginning of the week - or in the middle of the we...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Advocate My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the w...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Thank You for being my Advocate when I am in need of help.   I admit that I fall short of Your glory and I confess my sins to You.   Jesus, please defend me against the enemy.   ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Have I...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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...

  • Politically correct theatre.......

    Posted Sep 9 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Kirstie Alley slams new Oscars diversity and inclusion requirements: 'This is a disgrace to artists everywhere' 'You people have lost your minds,' the actress tweeted on Tuesday Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Tuesday a new set of requirements for films to be awards-eligib...

  • Holy Mackerel.....

    Posted Sep 9 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    “If we knock on your door, I strongly encourage you and your loved ones to participate in this important survey,” Houston Health Department Leading Antibody Testing Survey To Better Understand The Spread Of COVID-19 In Houston September 2, 2020 HOUSTON - The Houston Health D...

  • Whoever controls the food, controls the people...

    Posted Sep 9 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Total Global Dominance: Gates Foundation is Destabilizing Africa’s Food Economy   The same Gates Foundation which is behind every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic from financing much of the WHO budget, to investing in favored vaccine-makers like Moderna, is engaged in a major project i...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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  

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Titanic Director & Messiah's Tomb Wednesday, September 9, 2020 A few years ago, the director of "The Titanic" called a press conference announcing a discovery that was supposed to shake the world and disprove the Gospel. What was it? The discovery of the "real tomb" of Jesus, full of...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of Jehovah The spirit of Jehovah came mightily upon him, and the ropes that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands dropped from off his hands. Judges 15:14   “Spirit of Jehovah” is a...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord,   What do You want to achieve through my life today?   Is there a special calling, a greater purpose than what I am aware of?   Please guide me, speak to me, and show me.   I want to live...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. Romans 12:1

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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 ...

  • Forgiveness

    Posted Sep 8 by David Koontz

      Matthew 6:15 - But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. Luke 6:27 - But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, Luke 6:37 - Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be con...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Fall Of The Ottoman Empire Tuesday, September 8, 2020 The land of Israel had been under the rule of the Islamic Ottoman Empire for four centuries. But being Muslim, the empire was hardly sympathetic to the idea of the Jewish people returning to the land of Israel. And yet the Bible s...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Almighty “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” Revelation 1:8   Jesus’ name “Almighty” comes from El Shaddai, which ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus, The Almighty,   I find comfort and security in Your strong embrace, the place of Your love and protection.   It is so good to know that You care for me.   It is so good to know that You can prote...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds ...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Stone Of Contempt Monday, September 7, 2020 In Psalm 118 it is written: "The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone." In Hebrew, there's a very striking word used. It's the word "ma'as." "Ma'as" means more than rejected. Messiah is the stone. And according...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Amen And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, "These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God." Revelation 3:14   Jesus is the Amen, the final word on everything that is done by God. The A...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I praise You for who You are;   You are the Alpha and the Omega,   The Beginning and the End,   My Savior and Lord,   Creator of all,   Thank You for b...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, "These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God." Revelation 3:14

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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...

  • God's Holy Temple

    Posted Sep 6 by Joseph Esquivel

        The True Temples of God: Jerimiah 31  Jer. 31:1 At the same time, saith the LORD, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people. Jer. 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the L...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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...

  • Another profession trashed by the Democrats

    Posted Sep 6 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Teachers’ Union Won’t Go Back to School -- But Will Go to Sharpton’s 50,000 March  The American Federation of Teachers union boss Randi Weingarten claimed at the union's annual convention that teachers were so terrified of going back to school that they were "quitting...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of Supplication And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Zechariah 12:10   The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Suppli...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   Thank You for the strength you give to me...   I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13   Thank You, Jesus, for Your strength and salvation.   Whenever I ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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...

  • Tell me, are you listening?

    Posted Sep 5 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Shelby County woman who passed away 6 months ago gets letter saying she is COVID-19 positive She died in February but the test supposedly took place in June. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Shelby County man questions what is going on at the Shelby County Health Department.  His mother died si...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Son of Man No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in heaven. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so, must the Son of Man be lifted up. John 3:13-14 Jesus is the Son of Man. On Earth, Jesus called Himself by this...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer This prayer is based upon Proverbs 29:22-27 Dear Father in Heaven, Let me never be an angry person who stirs up strife nor a furious person who abounds in transgression. I pray that I will NOT be so filled with pride that I think of mysel...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in heaven. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so, must the Son of Man be lifted up. John 3: 13-14

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      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

    Posted Sep 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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

    Posted Sep 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    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...