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  • Deep Cleaning Toxic Influences

    Posted Jan 5 by Rev. Dr. David May ThD.

    Day 3 Deep Cleaning Toxic Influences  Have you ever noticed your anxiety spike after spending a lot of time reading the news? Does your blood sometimes boil after scrolling through social media, seeing the misinformation and arguments that inevitably fill the comments? Have you noticed yourse...

  • The Gift of Jesus

    Posted Jan 5 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned – Mark 16:16   Jesus describes two groups of people, and he gives each assurance of the end they can expect for their current course of life.   Jesus has commissioned his disciples to go i...

  • Tis the Season

    Posted Jan 5 by peter Chamberland

    Part of general witchcraft is attuning to the different seasons of the year. Many of the modern celebrations of holidays are based around ancient pagan customs and there is a plethora of ways to look into things. I find the easiest way and most common is the activity of four seasons. Within four sea...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jan 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Sabbath Must Be Entered Wednesday, January 5, 2022   Those of you who live near or work with Orthodox Jews are aware of something that happens every week. Every week on Friday, a few hours before sunset, Orthodox Jews begin rushing around, going home early, preparing, doing...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jan 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Name Above Every Name Therefore, God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name. Philippians 2:9   The name of Jesus is the Name Above Every Name. It is more excellent than that of Adam, the first man, because Jesus is the...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Jan 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You do not give me a spirit of fear...   For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7   May I possess only what You give to me...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jan 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7   The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will q...

  • Verse of the Day

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

    Daily Verse "For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears turned to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against evildoers."–1 Peter 3:12

  • Meditation

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

    Today's Meditation “It is undoubtedly true that each of us, men and women, irresponsible and thoughtless as we often are, hold within our hands the happiness and sorrows of others. We cannot help it or escape from it. The power is in us inalienably almost from birth to death—in us, beca...

  • Deep Cleaning Our Hearts

    Posted Jan 4 by Rev. Dr. David May ThD.

    Day 1 Deep Cleaning Our Hearts  Think about the feeling you get after you deep clean your space. The clutter goes away, the surfaces get that gleaming, shiny look, and everything smells fresh and new. As you look around, you feel accomplished—like you can breathe again.  We now ha...

  • Lectionary

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

    Memorial of Saint John Neumann, Bishop Lectionary: 214 Reading I 1 Jn 4:11-18 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another. No one has ever seen God. Yet, if we love one another, God remains in us, and his love is brought to perfection in us. Th...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Wednesday after Epiphany listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 6:45-52): After the five thousand had eaten and were satisfied, Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and precede him to the other side toward Bethsaida, while he dismissed the ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Saint John Neumann, Bishop  on Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint John Neumann, Bishop From a letter to Cardinal Barnabo by John Neumann, bishopI have laboured with all my powers to fulfil the du...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Saint John Neumann, Bishop  on Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Saint John Neumann, Bishop  on Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make ha...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday 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 Jan 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Saint John Neumann, Bishop  on Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 5 January 2022 Wednesday after Epiphany Sunday Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Quantum Physics...

    Posted Jan 4 by peter Chamberland

    In Quantum Physics there are experiments that describe the power of the observer in science effecting the outcome of the experiment to the desired effect. One such experiment is called the double slit theory. It has become evidenced that we have impact on the outcome of even science with our desires...

  • It’s Never to Late

    Posted Jan 4 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins – Acts 2:38   Perhaps forgiveness is not one of your felt needs. You may have so completely immersed yourself in the relativism and self-justification of your culture that you have numbed your...

  • Magic and More...

    Posted Jan 4 by peter Chamberland

    And God said, let there be light, and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good, and separated the light from the darkness. -- First Day of Creation. Genesis Chapter One.  The darkness was not made. It existed in the beginning with God, as God’s spirit hovered over the wat...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jan 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Return of The Falashas Tuesday, January 4, 2022   There has long lived in Africa a people known as the Falashas who keep the Biblical traditions and call themselves Beta Yisrael, the House of Israel. It appears that the Falashas are descendants of Jewish people who came to ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jan 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Father: The God of my Fathers But this I confess to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect, so I worship the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the Law and in the Prophets. Acts 24:14   Paul worshiped the Go...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Jan 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Thank You for walking with me each day and for carrying my burdens...   I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jan 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk with heads held high. Leviticus 26:13

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious Lectionary: 213 Reading I 1 Jn 4:7-10 Beloved, let us love one another,     because love is of God;     everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday after Epiphany listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 6, 34-44): When Jesus saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for them, for they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things. By now it was alr...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton  on Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Late 19th-century portrait, after an engraving of 1797. From a conference to her spiritual daughtersOur dail...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton  on Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday 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 he...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton  on Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday 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 Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday 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 Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday 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 Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton  on Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 4 January 2022 Tuesday after Epiphany Sunday Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and t...

  • constitutional definitions...

    Posted Jan 3 by peter Chamberland

    According to the constitution of the state that I live in, any minister of any denomination of the gospel may solemnize a marriage as long as they are over eighteen and validly ordained. This implicitly includes ministers ordained by ULC, which I am and have been for a year and a half. The thought s...

  • Faith...

    Posted Jan 3 by peter Chamberland

    Living by faith is reflecting on your god day by day for your purposes and intentions in what you do every moment, for every moment in life counts, and at any given time we have access to decide our destiny. This entails the attitude of asking god what he wants you to do. To live to your fullest pot...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jan 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Paradises of Hell Monday, January 3, 2022   Hitler promised to usher in a thousand-year kingdom of glory for the Aryan people and 6 million Jews died. Stalin promised a worker's paradise on earth and took the lives of 40 million. Mao, likewise, promised China a people's par...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jan 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Worthy You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and by Your will they exist and were created. Revelation 4:11   Worthy is the Lamb who was slain to receive power and riches and wisdom, and st...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Jan 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Please help me to choose You today, above all else.   Help me to know how to best follow You.   Please help me to be wise with how I spend my time and where I place my affections.   ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jan 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day So it is God who decides to show mercy. We can neither choose it nor work for it. Romans 9:16

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Genevieve of Paris Saint of the Day St. Genevieve (c.422-512 A.D.) was born to a respectable family in a small village outside Paris, France. When she was seven years old a famous bishop, St. Germain, spotted her in a crowd and prophesied to her parents about her future sanctity. At ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer."–Psalm 19:14

  • meditation

    Posted Jan 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Today's Meditation “It is necessary to have an absolutely sure intention in all our actions, so that the generous fulfillment of our daily duties may be directed toward the highest supernatural ideal. Thus, our life, apart from moments of prayer, will be a prayerful life. It is clear that the...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday after Epiphany Lectionary: 212 Reading I 1 Jn 3:22–4:6 Beloved: We receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him. And his commandment is this: we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and...

  • Consciousness...

    Posted Jan 2 by peter Chamberland

    "I am thine Inmost Self. I gaze out upon thy world of coloured lights from the Darkness behind thine eyes." (Temple of the Vampire: Vampire Bible) …. "And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the Lord. And, behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the moun...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday After Epiphany listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 4,12-17.23-25): When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee. He left Nazareth and went to settle down in Capernaum, a town by the lake of Galilee, at the bord...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday  or The Most Holy Name of Jesus  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday after Epiphany Sunday From a sermon by Saint Peter Chrysologus, bishopIn choosing to be born for us, God chose to be known by u...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday  or The Most Holy Name of Jesus  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday  or The Most Holy Name of Jesus  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 h...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday 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 Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday  or The Most Holy Name of Jesus  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jan 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 3 January 2022 Monday after Epiphany Sunday Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to ...

  • Pursuits...

    Posted Jan 2 by peter Chamberland

    As a member of the satanic temple I can completely agree with the statement about the pursuit of justice always being more than the written word. There is a sense within us as human beings of right and wrong. We know the basics, and I would argue that even a native out in the boondocks somewhere dis...

  • God The Sovereign

    Posted Jan 2 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain– Acts 2:23   Nowhere is the sovereignty of God seen more brilliantly displayed than in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.   God had already shown, f...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jan 2 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A More Excellent Name Having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. Hebrews 1:4   Jesus has a More Excellent Name than the angels. The angels are ministering spirits sent to help the heirs...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Jan 2 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I pray for Your peace to surround me in this new year.   I ask that Your Holy Spirit, will help me to see Your goodness in each new day.   Please help me to be patient and kind, even when I am afr...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jan 2 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. Hebrews 1:4

  • Living a Transformed Life

    Posted Jan 1 by Reverend Deborah

      Living a Transformed Life Written By Me for a Class I took Consider how the call to be a Christian led to a transformed and informed you perception of the other two callings (vocational and immediate)? I think to answer this. We need to look at the three callings Smith (2011) states: ...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Epiphany of the Lord Lectionary: 20 Reading I Is 60:1-6 Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem!  Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines,...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Epiphany of the Lord listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 2:1-12): When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: The Epiphany of the Lord The Adoration of the Magi, by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, c.1657. From a sermon of Saint Leo the Great, popeThe Lord has made ...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity  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 Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity  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 Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity 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 Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity 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 Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity 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 Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity  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 Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 2 January 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord - Solemnity 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 e...

  • The Truth...

    Posted Jan 1 by peter Chamberland

    The Al jilwah says, "all the books of those without are altered by them and they have declined from them." I find this to be the case in the simple note of the first commandment strewn about on state Capitol properties nationwide. "Thou shalt not make any graven images." Any means any period. It doe...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jan 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: The Lord, My Shepherd (Jehovah Roi) The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalm 23:1   The Lord is your Shepherd; He can lead you to green pastures where you can lie down for rest. There you can feed on green grass to regain your strength. He will l...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Jan 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   As I begin this new year, I ask that You will create in me a clean heart and renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10   I pray that Your Holy Spirit will sow into me the seeds of Your love.  ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jan 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering (patience), kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23

  • Devotion of The Month

    Posted Jan 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Month of the Holy Name of Jesus Devotion of the Month The month of January is traditionally dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus. After the Blessed Virgin Mary conceived by the Holy Spirit, the angel Gabriel appeared to St. Joseph and told him that the Child’s name should be called Jesus, m...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Octave Day of Christmas Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God Lectionary: 18 Reading I Nm 6:22-27 The LORD said to Moses:   “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them:   This is how you shall bless the Israelites. Say to t...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Octave Day of Christmas, Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 2:16-21): The shepherds went in haste to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger. When the...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Mary, Mother of God From a letter of St AthanasiusThe Word took our nature from Mary The Word took to himself the sons of Abraham, says the Apostle, and so had ...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity 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 Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity 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 Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity 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 Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity  (First Vespers of tomorrow, The Epiphany of the Lord) 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, c...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Dec 31 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 1 January 2022 Mary, Mother of God - Solemnity 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....

  • Daily Promise

    Posted December 31, 2021 by Evangelist Larry Sims

    Good morning beloved Daily Promises (December 31st) O death, where [is] thy sting? O grave, where [is] thy victory? The sting of death [is] sin; and the strength of sin [is] the law. But thanks [be] to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethr...

  • Sapphries

    Posted December 31, 2021 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Four Unendings Friday, December 31, 2021   Take a look at the end of the four gospels and how they end. Matthew 28, Messiah commissions them to go into all the earth making disciples of all nations. Mark 16, "Go into all the world and preach the good news, then Messiah was ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted December 31, 2021 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Heir of All Things (God) has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds. Hebrews 1:2   Jesus is the Heir of All Things, because at the end of this age, all things will be...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted December 31, 2021 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Today, on this last day of this year, I reflect on the passage of time, and I remember that You are outside the limits of both time and space.   You move in mysterious and transcendent ways.   ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted December 31, 2021 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day (God) has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds. Hebrews 1:2

  • Lectionary

    Posted December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Lectionary: 204 Reading I 1 Jn 2:18-21 Children, it is the last hour;  and just as you heard that the antichrist was coming, so now many antichrists have appeared.  Thus we know this is the last hour.  ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 1:1-18): In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and wi...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 31 December 2021 7th day within the octave of Christmas  (optional commemoration of Saint Silvester I, Pope) Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 7th day within the octave of Christmas From a sermon of Saint Leo the Great, popeThe birthday of the Lord i...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 31 December 2021 7th day within the octave of Christmas  (optional commemoration of Saint Silvester I, 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 31 December 2021 7th day within the octave of Christmas  (optional commemoration of Saint Silvester I, 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 31 December 2021 7th day within the octave of Christmas 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 December 30, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 31 December 2021 7th day within the octave of Christmas 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...