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  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light and in him there is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him while we are walking in darkness, we lie and do not do what is true; but if we walk in...

  • Injustice and Prejustice of the Soul

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

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Liturgical day: Friday 6th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 8,34-9,1): Jesus called the peo­ple and his disciples and said, «If you want to follow me, deny yourself, take up your cross and follow me. For if you choose to save your life, you will lose it; an...

  • Lectionary Readings

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   February 21 2020   « February 20  |  February 22 » Friday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 339 Reading 1 Jas 2:14-24, 26 What go...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor Vespers (Evening Prayer)Introduction (without Invitatory)If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead.O God, come to our aid.  &n...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMidday 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMid-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 b...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory)If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead.O God, come to our aid.  &nb...

  • Office Readings

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

    Friday 21 February 2020Friday of week 6 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory)If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead.O God, come to our aid.    ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Feb 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Dropping Your Nets Again Thursday, February 20, 2020 In Matthew 4, Messiah was walking along the Sea of Galilee and saw Simon and Andrew fishing. He said, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed Him. Why did they immediat...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day Sts. Francisco & Jacinta Marto St. Francisco (1908-1919) and St. Jacinta Marto (1910–1920) were siblings and the youngest of the three shepherd children, who, along with their cousin, Lúcia Santos, witnessed three appariti...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light." 1 Peter 2:9  

  • Meditations

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

      Meditation of the Day "No one denies what everyone knows, for nature herself teaches it: that God is the Creator of the universe, and that it is good, and that it belongs to humanity by the free gift of its Creator. But there is a vast difference between the corrupted ...

  • Daily Scripture and Reflections

    Posted Feb 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: King of Kings and Lord of Lords And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS. Revelation 19:16   Jesus is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, the absolute, sovereign Ruler of the universe. Today He has given peo...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Feb 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Let me experience Your love and share Your love with others...   Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7 &...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Liturgical day: Thursday 6th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 8,27-33): Jesus set out with his disciples for the villages around Caesarea Philippi; and on the way He asked them, «Who do people say I am?». And they told him, «Some say you are John th...

  • Lectionary Readings

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   February 20 2020   « February 19  |  February 21 » Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 338 Reading 1 Jas 2:1-9 My brothers...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 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 Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMidday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMid-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.Glo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 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 ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 20 February 2020Thursday of week 6 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 t...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Feb 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Zechariah And Elisabeth Wednesday, February 19, 2020 In Luke 1:55 and 1:73, Mary and Zechariah make references to an oath that God made. Zechariah means God has remembered. His wife’s name, Elisheva means His oath. Put together, it says, God has remembered His oath. What oath did G...

  • Daily Scripture and Reflections

    Posted Feb 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Shadow of a Great Rock A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, and a cover from the tempest, as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. Isaiah 32:2   Just as a person struggling through the desert need...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Feb 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1   Dear Lord God,   I thank you for Your beautiful creation of everything in the world around me.   I pray that you will send resto...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Blessed Alvarez of Cordova Bl. Alvarez of (Córdoba) Cordova (1350-1430) was born to a noble family in Zamora, Spain. He joined the Dominican Order and preached throughout Spain, and served at the court of Queen Catherine. He went ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. From the end of the earth I call to you, when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I; for you are my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy. Let me abide in your tent forever, find refug...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Liturgical day: Wednesday 6th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 8,22-26): When Jesus and his disciples came to Bethsaida, Jesus was asked to touch a blind man who was brought to him. He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had put sp...

  • Lectionary Readings

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   February 19 2020   « February 18  |  February 20 » Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 337 Reading 1 Jas 1:19-27 Know thi...

  • Meditations

    Posted Feb 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "And so the idea of peace came down to do the work of peace: The Word was made flesh and even now dwells among us. It is by faith that he dwells in our hearts, in our memory, our intellect and penetrates even into our imagination. What concept cou...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 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.Glo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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.Glor...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMidday 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 b...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMid-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.G...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 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.Glor...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 19 February 2020Wednesday of week 6 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...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. 2 Peter 3:13

  • Sapphries

    Posted Feb 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Devil’s Fear Tuesday, February 18, 2020 In Mark 1:24, the demons say to Messiah, “Have you come to destroy us?” Sometimes we think that demons are scary things, but they don’t scare Messiah. Rather, He scares them! It’s a legion, and yet they’re to...

  • Daily Scripture and Reflections

    Posted Feb 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Father: Creator Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. Isaiah 40:28   The Lord is the Creator; without Him, nothin...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Feb 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for all of the special people You have placed in my life to surround me with support and encouragement.   Thank You for creating me to live out my life in community with You and with others. &nb...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day O Lord, You have searched me and known me. You know my sitting down and my rising up; You understand my thought afar off. Psalm 139:1-2

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Blessed Fra Angelico Bl. Fra Angelico (1387-1455) was born Guido di Pietro in Tuscany, Italy. Little is known of his early life, but he became a famous early Italian Renaissance master painter. Fra Angelico would pray earnestly before he...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "For where there is envy and selfish ambition, there will also be disorder and wickedness of every kind. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 6th inOrdinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 8,14-21): The disciples had forgotten to bring more bread and had only one loaf with them in the boat. Then Jesus warned them, «Keep your eyes open and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeas...

  • Lectionary Readings

    Posted Feb 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   February 18 2020   « February 17  |  February 19 » Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 336 Reading 1 Jas 1:12-18 Blessed is...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 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 b...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMidday 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMid-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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 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...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 18 February 2020Tuesday of week 6 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 ...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Manettus and the Seven Founders of the Order of Servites St. Manettus (d. 1268), also known as St. Benedict dell’Antella, was one of the Seven Founders of the Order of Servites. Between 1225 and 1227 in the city of Florence, It...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 17 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "I hold back my feet from every evil way, in order to keep your word. I do not turn away from your ordinances, for you have taught me. How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Through your precepts I get understanding; ther...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Unlimited Messiah Monday, February 17, 2020 Paul says an amazing thing in Philippians 3. He says, “That I might gain Messiah.” It’s amazing because if anybody had Messiah, it was Paul. He had Him for years. He’s one of the chief teachers in the New Testament. ...

  • Daily Scripture and Reflections

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Redeemer For I know that my Redeemer lives, and He shall stand at last on the earth. Job 19:25   Jesus is the Redeemer. Before you were saved, you were owned by sin and the Devil, but Jesus bought you with a special redemptive price. “You were not redeem...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   You have promised that Your grace is sufficient for me...   And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:8

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer) (today)The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday.________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary Time  or The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order 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.&nbs...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMidday 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary TimeMid-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 b...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary Time  or The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order 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. ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 17 February 2020Monday of week 6 in Ordinary Time  or The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order 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. &nb...

  • Daily Scripture and Reflections

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Same Yesterday, Today and Forever Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8   Just as Jesus was present in New Testament times to lead His disciples, so He is ready to guide you today. Jesus is the Beginning and the End, so He&rs...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven,   I know that You sent Jesus into the world so that I could have eternal life with You.   As Jesus said...   For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that wh...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Juliana St. Juliana of Nicomedia (c. 270 A.D.) was the daughter of noble pagan parents, born in Nicomedia, a Greek city in ancient Turkey. Although her father was hostile to Christians, Juliana secretly accepted baptism. Her father...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ ...

  • Meditations

    Posted Feb 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "In truth, if the earth and all it contains must one day disappear by fire, the goods of this world are no more to be esteemed than wood and straw. What point is there, then, in making them the object of our desires and cares? Why seek to build an...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Liturgical day: Sunday 6th (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 5,17-37): Jesus said to his disciples: «Do not think that I have come to remove the Law and the Prophets. I have not come to remove but to fulfill them. I tell you this: as long as heaven and ear...

  • Lectionary Readings

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   February 16 2020   « February 15  |  February 17 » Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 76 Reading 1 Sir 15:15-20 If you choose you can k...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th Sunday in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer)________INTRODUCTIONO 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, an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th Sunday in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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 Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th Sunday in Ordinary TimeMidday 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 Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th Sunday in Ordinary TimeMid-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 Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th 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 ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 16 February 20206th 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 Fath...

  • Daily Scripture and Reflections

    Posted Feb 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: The King (Jehovah Melek) Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the king, the lord of hosts. Isaiah 6:5   The Lord is Jehovah Melek, the K...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Feb 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for this new day.   Thank You for the little things that I often take for granted.   I’m blessed because You are a loving, forgiving and understanding God.   You hav...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Claude de la Colombiere St. Claude de la Colombiere (1641-1682) was born to a noble family in France and became a Jesuit priest. He was known for his solid and serious sermons and his dedication to observing the rule of his order wit...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Feb 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, ke...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Liturgical day: Saturday 5th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 8,1-10): A great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat. So Jesus called his disciples and said to them, «I feel sorry for these people because they have been with me for three days and now ...

  • Lectionary Readings

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   February 15 2020   « February 14  |  February 16 » Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 334 Reading 1 1 Kgs 12:26-32; 13:33-34...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary TimeCompline (Night Prayer)________INTRODUCTIONO God, come to our aid.    O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son    and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning,    ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary (First Vespers of tomorrow, 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time)Vespers (Evening Prayer)Introduction (without Invitatory)If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version w...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary TimeAfternoon 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary TimeMidday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary TimeMid-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.Glo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary Time  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 the Invitatory Psalm instead.O God, come to our aid.&...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Feb 14 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 15 February 2020Saturday of week 5 in Ordinary Time  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 Invitatory Psalm instead.O God, come to our aid. ...