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  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 26 October 2020 Monday of week 30 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 Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 26 October 2020 Monday of week 30 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

    Posted Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 26 October 2020 Monday of week 30 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 Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 26 October 2020 Monday of week 30 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 Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 26 October 2020 Monday of week 30 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 ...

  • I don't believe in Coincidences

    Posted Oct 25 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    That time Hunter Biden got a six figure yearly retainer from a credit card company while Daddy Biden worked on major credit card legislation Back in 2008, the New York Times wrote an interesting article on Joe Biden during his vetting to be the Vice Presidential pick for Senator Obama. The article ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Holy One For You will not leave my soul in Hades, nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption. Acts 2:27 Jesus is the Holy One of God. He was the Father’s Representative sent to Earth to redeem the sinful race. When Adam sinned, all humanity was lost. Becaus...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God, I want to thank You that the Christian faith continues to grow throughout the world. I want to thank You for the faith of those who influenced and touched my life so that I now have a growing faith in You. Thank You for Your W...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day For You will not leave my soul in Hades, nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption. Acts 2:27

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Sts. Crispin and Crispinian Sts. Crispin and Crispinian (d. 286 A.D.) were brothers, believed to be twins, from a noble Roman family. They were Christians and went as missionaries into Gaul (present-day France). Taking the Apostle St. Pa...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Moreover I saw under the sun that in the place of justice, even there was wickedness, and in the place of righteousness, even there was wickedness. I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked, for he has appointed a time for every ...

  • Meditation

    Posted Oct 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "Many beginners, delighting in the sweetness and joy of their spiritual occupations, strive after spiritual sweetness rather than after purity and discretion, which is that which God regards and accepts in the whole course of the spiritual way. Fo...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 148 Reading 1 EX 22:20-26 Thus says the LORD: "You shall not molest or oppress an alien, for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt.  You shall not wrong any widow or orphan.  If ever you w...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 30th (A) in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 22,34-40): When the Pharisees heard how Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they came together. One of them, a teacher of the Law, tried to test him with this question, «Teac...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time From a letter of Pope St Clement I to the CorinthiansIn his goodness to all, God gives order and harmony to the world Let us fix our ga...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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 a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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 an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 25 October 2020 30th 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. All...

  • From Donald Rothschild post

    Posted Oct 24 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    The boy put his clothes for the cold and told his father: "Ok dad I'm ready" His Dad, the pastor, said: "Ready for what?" "Dad, it's time to go outside and distribute our flyers." Dad replied: "Son, it's very cold outside and it's drizzling." The child looked surprised at ...

  • Don't believe the truth? Oh Well....

    Posted Oct 24 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Fact Check: Biden Tells Biggest Whopper of the Election, Lies on Obama and Immigrant Children Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden landed himself in a factually sticky situation Thursday night, arguing former President Barack Obama had never taken part in the policy of family separation carr...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit of God And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Ephesians 4:30 The Holy Spirit of God comes to you from God because the Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity. The Father sent Him to help you be...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Thank You for this beautiful new day. Thank You for the seasons that change and the awesome wonder of Your creation that You have given to us today. Thank You for the cool breezes at the end of a hot, dry day. T...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Ephesians 4:30

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Anthony Mary Claret St. Anthony Mary Claret (1807–1870) was born in Spain, the fifth of eleven children, the same year Napoleon invaded the country. He took up his father's trade of weaving before entering the priesthood. He se...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "For he will give his angels charge of you to guard you in all your ways. On their hands they will bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone." Psalm 91:11-12  

  • Meditation

    Posted Oct 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "In the old days, people demanded 'an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,' and to repay evil for evil. Patience was not yet on the earth, because faith was not on the earth either. Of course, impatience made full use of the opportunities the L...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 478 Reading 1 EPH 4:7-16 Brothers and sisters: Grace was given to each of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift. Therefore, it says: He ascended on high and took prisoners captive; h...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 29th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 13,1-9): One day some persons told Jesus what had occurred in the Temple: Pilate had Galileans killed and their blood mingled with the blood of their sacrifices. Jesus replied, &la...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Antony Mary Claret, Bishop  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 29 in Ordinary Time From a sermon by Saint Peter Chrysologus, bishopThe word, the wisdom of God, was ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Antony Mary Claret, Bishop  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Antony Mary Claret, Bishop  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 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 Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 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 Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Antony Mary Claret, Bishop  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 October 2020 Saturday of week 29 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...

  • Oh No

    Posted Oct 23 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    South Korean’s Medical Association Urges Government to Suspend Flu Shot Program After 25 People Die One of the interesting side effects of the COVID Plandemic, and the rush to bring to market a new, untested COVID vaccine, is that many people around the world have become more skeptical...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. John of Capistrano St. John of Capistrano (1385-1456) was born in Capistrano, Italy. After the death of his father, his mother sent him to study law in Perugia where he rose to prominence. He achieved great success as a lawyer and ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "In fact, all who want to live religiously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. But wicked people and charlatans will go from bad to worse, deceivers and deceived. But you, remain faithful to what you have learned and believed, because you know from who...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Blesser is Greater Friday, October 23, 2020 In Hebrews 7 we're told of the priest king, Melchizedek blessing Abraham - and then of a principle, which is this: "Without doubt the lesser person is blessed by the greater." In other words the one who blesses is greater than the one who i...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Son Over His Own House But Christ as a Son over His own house, whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end. Hebrews 3:6   Jesus is the Son over His Own House. Just as Levi was the first priest in I...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for showing me how to live my life in a world full of conflicting ideas...   Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge Proverbs 23:12   I’m tr...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge Proverbs 23:12

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John of Capistrano, Priest  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 29 in Ordinary Time A letter to Proba by St AugustineThe spirit pleads for us The person who asks for and ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John of Capistrano, Priest  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

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John of Capistrano, Priest  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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 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 Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 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

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 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 Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John of Capistrano, Priest  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. ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 October 2020 Friday of week 29 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 ...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 477 Reading 1 Eph 4:1-6 Brothers and sisters: I, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing w...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 29th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 12,54-59): Jesus said to the crowds, «When you see a cloud rising in the west, you say at once: ‘A shower is coming’. And so it happens. And when the wind blows fro...

  • How many more times?

    Posted Oct 22 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Houston sergeant killed in shooting ‘died protecting me and my family,' estranged wife of alleged killer says Houston police Sgt. Harold Preston was a 41-year veteran of the police forceICE confirms suspect accused of murdering Houston police veteran is illegal immigrantBrandon Judd, National...

  • Democrats new DIRTY (desperate) strategy

    Posted Oct 22 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Liberal Groups Spend Big to Boost Third-Party Conservative Who Ended Candidacy S.C. Dems looking to siphon votes from Sen. Lindsey GrahamLiberal outside groups have adopted the playbook set by South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison, pouring money into an effort to boost a conservative third-party c...

  • a vision of the last day

    Posted Oct 22 by Kim Currier High Priestess

    Hi al . Blessed Thursday morning to you all . I am here to share a Vision with you that I had back in the mid 90's that was my reason to become Pagan Clergy and leave the teachings of the Christian Church behind me . I was raised Southern Baptist , but felt the teaching was wrong, Even as a very sma...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Pope St. John Paul II Pope St. John Paul II (1920–2005) was born in Poland and was a vibrant, athletic, and intelligent child. His deeply religious father played an important role in his spiritual formation after his mother's dea...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "We belong to God, and anyone who knows God listens to us, while anyone who does not belong to God refuses to hear us. This is how we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit." 1 John 4:6  

  • Meditation

    Posted Oct 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "My dear brothers and sisters, not only is prayer very powerful; even more, it's of the utmost necessity for overcoming the enemies of our salvation. Look at all the saints: They weren't content with watching and fighting to overcome the enemies o...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Worst Case Scenario Thursday, October 22, 2020 I've written of two towering saints of the twentieth century, Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand, leaders of the underground church in Romania, who had both spent years in Communist prisons for their faith. I was blessed to know them personall...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Price For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s. 1 Corinthians 6:20   Jesus is the complete Price that was paid to redeem you from sin. Salvation was not free; He paid a price. His death ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You paid it all...   Jesus paid it all, All to Him I owe; Sin had left a crimson stain, He washed it white as snow.   You made the greatest sacrifice.   You are spo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me." Matthew 16:24

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 476 Reading 1 EPH 3:14-21 Brothers and sisters: I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that he may grant you in accord with the riches of his glory to b...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 29th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 12,49-53): Jesus said to his disciples, «I have come to bring fire upon the earth and how I wish it were already kindled; but I have a baptism to undergo and what anguish I f...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John Paul II, Pope  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 29 in Ordinary Time A letter to Proba by St AugustineWe do not know how to pray as we ought Perhaps you may ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John Paul II, Pope  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 Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John Paul II, Pope  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 Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 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 Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 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 Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  or Saint John Paul II, Pope  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 Lo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 22 October 2020 Thursday of week 29 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 Fat...

  • Covid Vax Death

    Posted Oct 21 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Brazil Confirms Death of Volunteer in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial The Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) announced today that it is investigating data received on the death of a volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University of and the ph...

  • The Only Way We Can Truly Give Back to God

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    October 21, 2020 The Only Way We Can Truly Give Back to God Fr. Nnamdi Moneme, OMV The disciples of the Pharisees and Herodians in St. Matthew’s Gospel remind us of how dishonesty can easily enter into our hearts and control our actions and attitudes towards God and others. Th...

  • Lies, more Lies, and Damned Lies

    Posted Oct 21 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Biden campaign faces backlash for TV ad depicting Michigan tech CEO as struggling bar owner The Biden team is under fire for releasing a TV campaign ad last week depicting a Michigan bar owner struggling to keep his business afloat during the pandemic. What the ad f...

  • Walking away from the DEMOCRATS

    Posted Oct 21 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Gianno Caldwell: Trump has done a lot for Blacks — don't say I 'ain’t Black' because I won't vote for Biden. Biden thinks Black voters should vote for him simply because he's a Democrat.     It’s no secret that Republican presidential candidates have ignored Black...

  • Galations 3

    Posted Oct 21 by Br. E.G. Carriere

    "Grace, can only be for someone who has transgressed against the law. Therefore, how can someone obtain grace, if they're in denial of the law."Galations 3Transgression of the moral law is our improper conduct, our disobedience to  God in going against His Word, which also involves wrongdoing...

  • Acts 11:11-18

    Posted Oct 21 by Br. E.G. Carriere

    [The apostle Peter explained,] "Acts 11:11-18 "And, look you, thereupon, three men, who had been sent to me from Caesarea, stood at the house where we were. The Spirit told me to go with them and to make no distinctions. These six brethren also came with me and we came to the man's house. He told ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Anti-Archay Wednesday, October 21, 2020 In warfare, you don't appoint a private to fight a general - you appoint a general. So the Book of Ephesians tells us we're at war with a specific kind of enemy in the spiritual realm. The English reads "principalities," but the Greek word is "...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Lord of the Harvest The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. Matthew 9:37-38   The Holy Spirit is the Lord of the Harvest; the harvest is His....

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   More and more I am concerned with my physical fitness and good health.   And what about my spiritual fitness?   I know You made me and You want me to take care of my body, and more important is ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Train yourself to be godly. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and life to come. 1 Timothy 4:7-8.

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Ursula & Her 11,000 Companions St. Ursula (4th c.) was a pious Christian princess from Britain, perhaps Wales. According to the 13th century Golden Legend she set sail and embarked on a pilgrimage to Rome with a large court of hand...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Therefore, put on the armor of God, that you may be able to resist on the evil day and, having done everything, to hold your ground." Ephesians 6:13  

  • Meditation

    Posted Oct 21 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "The heart cannot exist without love; it will love either God or creatures. If it does not love creatures, it certainly will love God. In order to become holy, we must therefore banish from our heart all that is not for God. When anyone came to th...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 475 Reading 1 EPH 3:2-12 Brothers and sisters: You have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for your benefit, namely, that the mystery was made known to me by revel...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 29th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 12,39-48): Jesus said to his disciples, «Pay attention to this: If the master of the house had known at what time the thief would come, he would not have let his house be br...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of week 29 in Ordinary Time A letter to Proba by St AugustineThe Lord's Prayer contains all prayers You will find no prayer that is not already con...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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 Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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 Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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 Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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 Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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 Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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 Oct 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 October 2020 Wednesday of week 29 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...