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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles  or Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, u...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 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 Fa...

  • Ministering To Others

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another’s feet – John 13:14 What a shocking scene this is! Even the disciples, who had watched Jesus touch lepers and heal cripples and eat with sinners, were unprepared for this parting command and example. The ...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Elizabeth of Hungary Saint of the Day St. Elizabeth of Hungary (1207–1231) was born in Hungary, the daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary and his wife Gertrude. As a child she was sent to Thuringa (now Germany) to be brought up with Prince Ludwig of Thuringa, whom she was to ma...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect." Matthew 5:48

  • Meditation

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Today's Meditation "The story of Christ’s life and ministry cannot be told without giving due space to Satan’s activity. The Gospel writers carefully distinguish between cases of mere physical ailments and cases of a demonic character (both of which Jesus cures). Jesus frequently refers...

  • Juventus Trøje

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Nieves Maria

    kunne disse meddelelser komme hurtigere Englands engagement i Euro 2020 Fodboldtrøjer, Juventus Trøje med et betydningsfuldt sidste fodboldtrøjer med tryk ville være i stand Nogle rapporter indikerer, at der allerede er aftalt en aftale mellem de to k...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious Lectionary: 499 Reading I 2 Mc 7:1, 20-31 It happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them to eat pork in violation of God’s ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 19,11-28): Jesus was now near Jerusalem and the people with him thought that God's reign was about to appear. So as they were listening to him, Jesus went ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious  on Wednesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious St Elizabeth of Hungary By Francisco de Zurbarán (c.1635-1640). From a...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious  on Wednesday of week 33 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. ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious  on Wednesday of week 33 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 a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Wednesday of week 33 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 November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Wednesday of week 33 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 November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Wednesday of week 33 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 November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious  on Wednesday of week 33 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 17 November 2021 Wednesday of week 33 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 ...

  • Why Family Is The Foundation

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil – Proverbs 3:7 Here is a lesson for young people, from a loving and godly parent: “do not think highly of yourself; do not trust your young and inexperienced instincts and emotions; do not trust your own wisdom.” Conversely, fe...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Gertrude the Great Saint of the Day St. Gertrude the Great (1256-1302), also known as Gertrude of Helfta, was born on the feast of Epiphany in Thuringia (modern Germany). She was sent to be educated at the Benedictine monastery in Helfta at the age of four or five, possibly as an orphan or a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world." John 6:51

  • Meditation

    Posted November 16, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Today's Meditation "The beatitude of the saints is immutable, like that of the Son of God. . . Add ages to ages; multiply them equal to the sand of the ocean or the stars of heaven; exhaust all numbers, if you can, beyond what the human intelligence can conceive, and for the elect there will be sti...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 498 Reading I 2 Mc 6:18-31 Eleazar, one of the foremost scribes, a man of advanced age and noble appearance, was being forced to open his mouth to eat pork.  But preferring a glorious death to ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 19,1-10): When Jesus entered Jericho and was going through the city, a man named Zaccheus was there. He was a tax collector and a wealthy man. He wanted to s...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time From the discourse "On the Palm Branches" by Saint Andrew...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 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

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 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

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm inste...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Your Decision’s Matter

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you– Matthew 6:33 Life can often seem very complicated. Career decisions, family dynamics, academic ambitions — every area and issue of life has its own challenges. However, Jesus spotlights for u...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Albert the Great Saint of the Day St. Albert the Great (1206-1280) was born in Bavaria, Germany, the eldest son of a powerful military count. As a youth he was sent to study at the University of Padua where he encountered and entered the newly-founded Dominican order as a mendicant friar, fo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "All these died in faith. They did not receive what had been promised but saw it and greeted it from afar and acknowledged themselves to be strangers and aliens on earth." Hebrews 11:13

  • Meditation

    Posted November 15, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Today's Meditation "Prayer is more the work of the heart than of the head; it should, therefore, be simple, affective, and sincere. Let not the mind, then, weary itself in seeking for beautiful thoughts and sonorous phrases; we meditate not to prepare a finished sermon, nor to address God with fine...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 497 Reading I 1 Mc 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63 [From the descendants of Alexander’s officers] there sprang a sinful offshoot, Antiochus Epiphanes, son of King Antiochus, once a hostage at Rome...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 18,35-43): When Jesus drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road, begging. As he heard the crowd passing by, he inquired what it was, and they ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time From the discourse "On the Palm Branches" by Saint Andrew...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 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

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 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

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 16 November 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Margaret of Scotland  or Saint Gertrude, Virgin  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm inste...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 15 November 2021 Monday of week 33 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...

  • Are You Living The Christian Life?

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    The wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy – James 3:17 What a wonderful, and revealing, description of heavenly wisdom! When we become embittered or angry with another ...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Blessed John Licci Saint of the Day Blessed John Licci (1400-1511) was born to a poor peasant farmer near Palermo, Sicily. His mother died in childbirth, and his father was forced to leave his infant alone at home while he worked in the fields. One day a neighbor woman heard the baby's...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 14, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "And we have this confidence in him, that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in regard to whatever we ask, we know that what we have asked him for is ours." 1 John 5:14-15

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 158 Reading I Dn 12:1-3 In those days, I Daniel,      heard this word of the Lord: "At that time there shall arise     Michael, the great prince,     guardian of...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 13,24-32): Jesus said to his disciples: «Later on, in those days after that disastrous time, the sun will grow dark, the moon will not give its light, the stars...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time A commentary of St Augustine on Psalm 95Let us not resist the first advent, and the second will not terrify us Then all the trees of the fo...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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 November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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 November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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 November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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 November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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 November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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 November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 14 November 2021 33rd 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...

  • Gratitude In All Things

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    By [Jesus] therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name – Hebrews 13:15   We cannot praise God without thanking God. That is the clear implication of this verse.   The praise to which we are called mus...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Saint of the Day St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850–1917) was the thirteenth child of a modest farming family born near Milan, Italy. Her father would often gather his children in the kitchen to hear him read from a book on the lives of the saints. St. Frances was ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 13, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "When you pass through the waters I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior." Isaiah 43:2-3

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin Lectionary: 496 Reading I Wis 18:14-16; 19:6-9 When peaceful stillness compassed everything and the night in its swift course was half spent, Your all-powerful word, from heaven’s royal throne bounded, a f...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 18,1-8): Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should pray continually and not lose heart. He said, «In a certain town there was ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini  on Saturday of week 32 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in a stained-glass window at the saint’s shrine chapel in New Yor...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini  on Saturday of week 32 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, mak...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini  on Saturday of week 32 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,...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saturday of week 32 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saturday of week 32 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saturday of week 32 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini  on Saturday of week 32 in Ordinary Time (First Vespers of tomorrow, 33rd 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 13 November 2021 Saturday of week 32 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 en...

  • Our Plan Of Forgiveness

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool – Isaiah 1:18 This verse is a parenthesis in the middle of Isaiah’s prophecy of rebuke and warning. We might have expecte...

  • Frankrike Fotbollströja

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Emilio Caraballo

    stora sommarutflykten kanske inte slutar Och den stora sommarutflykten kanske inte slutar Dortmund Tröja, Frankrike Fotbollströja och den stora sommarutflykten göra egna fotbollströjor kampanjen för united Den franske försvararen kommer att ha en l...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    "For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent, he will set me high upon a rock. And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies round about me; and I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melody to t...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Josaphat Saint of the Day St. Josaphat (1580-1623) was born to a devout religious family of Ruthenian ancestry in what is now Ukraine, and was baptized in the Eastern Orthodox Church. He devoted his virginity to the Virgin Mary and grew in his reverence for ancient liturgy. During a revival ...

  • Meditation

    Posted November 12, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Today's Meditation "The Devil didn't deal out temptations to Our Lord only. He brings these evil schemes of his to bear on each of Jesus' servants—and not just on the mountain or in the wilderness or when we're by ourselves. No, he comes after us in the city as well, in the marketplaces, in c...

  • Barcelona Tröja

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Emilio Caraballo

    Niko Kovac och Hansi Flick och kommer troligen Sverigetröja Barn, Barcelona Tröja goretzka har hjälpt bayern fotbollströjor barn med tryck samma klimax som alaba Han har visat sig vara en värdefull tillgång under Niko Kovac och Hansi Flick och komme...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr Lectionary: 495 Reading I Wis 13:1-9 All men were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God,     and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing him who is,     and f...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 17,26-37): Jesus said to his disciples, «As it was in the days of Noah, so will it be on the day the Son of Man comes. Then people ate and drank; they ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Saint Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr  on Friday of week 32 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr Pope Pius XI's encyclical "Ecclesiam Dei"He gave his life for the unity of the Church In designin...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Saint Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr  on Friday of week 32 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Saint Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr  on Friday of week 32 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, m...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Friday of week 32 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 November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Friday of week 32 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 November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Friday of week 32 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 November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Saint Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr  on Friday of week 32 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,...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 12 November 2021 Friday of week 32 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...

  • Come Together And Worship

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Kings of the earth, and all people…young men, and maidens; old men, and children: let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent – Psalm 148:11-13   Religious skeptics have suggested that Christianity is only for the uneducated, for the poor, for the ignora...

  • Barcelona FC Drakt

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Chelsey Mckenn

    ungdommen mottatt tilbud fra flere Tunisia International skulle bli med i Gunners Barcelona FC Drakt, Manchester United Drakt rekiks overføring til bestille fotballdrakter for steve boulds Tunisia International skulle bli med i Gunners på overføringsfristdag...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    "Tell the rich in the present age not to be proud and not to rely on so uncertain a thing as wealth but rather on God, who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment. Tell them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, ready to share, thus accumulating as treasure a good founda...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 11, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Martin of Tours Saint of the Day St. Martin of Tours (c. 316-397 A.D.) was born into a pagan family in what is now Hungary. He was raised in Italy where his father, a senior officer in the Roman army, was stationed. At the age of ten Martin joined the Church as a catechumen soon after Christ...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop Lectionary: 494 Reading I Wis 7:22b–8:1 In Wisdom is a spirit     intelligent, holy, unique, Manifold, subtle, agile,     clear, unstained, certain, Not baneful, loving the good, kee...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 17:20-25): Asked by the Pharisees when the Kingdom of God would come, Jesus said in reply, “The coming of the Kingdom of God cannot be observed, and ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 11 November 2021 Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop  on Thursday of week 32 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop St Martin and the Beggar, by Louis Galloche, c.1737. A letter of Sulpicius SeverusMartin was po...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 11 November 2021 Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop  on Thursday of week 32 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, ma...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 11 November 2021 Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop  on Thursday of week 32 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 11 November 2021 Thursday of week 32 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 10, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 11 November 2021 Thursday of week 32 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 F...