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  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You understand what it is like to be tempted...   Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. Hebrews 2:18   You resisted and overc...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. Hebrews 2:18   Then we cried out to the Lord God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice and looked on our affliction...

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  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Christopher St. Christopher (3rd c.) is a highly popular saint, though little is known about him with certainty. According to one account, a pagan queen prayed to the Blessed Virgin Mary for a child, whom she named Offerus and dedi...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "O Lord, be gracious to us; we wait for thee. Be our arm every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble." Isaiah 33:2

  • Lectionary

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

    Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 110 Reading I 2 Kgs 4:42-44 A man came from Baal-shalishah bringing to Elisha, the man of God, twenty barley loaves made from the firstfruits, and fresh grain in the ear.  Elisha said, “Give it to the ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 6,1-15): Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee. A large crowd followed him, because they saw the signs he was performing on the sick. Jesus went up on the mountain, and...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 and ...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 and ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 Father ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 and t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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 Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 25 July 2021 17th 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. Allelu...

  • Serving The People...How?

    Posted Jul 24 by Ashley Segal

    I only recently began trying to do work as a minister, but I have so many things I want to do with this purpose I've been given. No matter how I search, I cannot find a ULC based place of worship in my area, or even outskirts of my area... And somehow, this bothers me. It makes me want to start...

  • Triumph Over Sin

    Posted Jul 24 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    At times ungodly people appear to triumph over the righteous, and it makes us scratch our heads, wondering why the Lord doesn’t intervene. But the truth is, He often uses the wicked to accomplish His purpose.   Joseph faced one hard-hearted individual after another during his life. His ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Prince of Life And killed the Prince of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses. Acts 3:15   The Apostle Peter referred to Jesus before the crucifixion as the Prince of Life. Because a prince is one who is waiting to ascend the ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   How much longer until You come again?   We long for the day when Jesus is worshiped in all nations...   Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your wa...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations. Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship be...

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    Posted Jul 24 by Emilio Caraballo

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  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Christina the Astonishing St. Christina (1150-1224) was born to a peasant family in Belgium. She was orphaned as a child and raised by her two older sisters. When she was 21 she had what was believed to be a severe seizure, an...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? Or what can one give in exchange for his life? For the Son of Man will come with his angels in his Father’s glory, and then he will repay everyone according to his ...

  • Lectionary

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

    Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 400 Reading I Ex 24:3-8 When Moses came to the people and related all the words and ordinances of the LORD,   they all answered with one voice, “We will do everything that the LORD has told...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,24-30): Jesus told his disciples another parable, «The kingdom of heaven can be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Priest  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time From a homily on the 2nd letter to the Corinthians by Saint John Chrysostom, bishopOur...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Priest  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 Invi...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Priest  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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 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 Jul 23 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Charbel Makhlouf, Priest  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the firs...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 24 July 2021 Saturday of week 16 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.Am...

  • Yielding to A Worldly Culture

    Posted Jul 23 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    There are many committed followers of Jesus Christ who are focused on pleasing God and growing in faith. But others who identify as Christians don’t concern themselves with spiritual matters at all and instead retain a carnal mindset. This can happen when people start compromising their convic...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Portable Mountaintop Friday, July 23, 2021   God appeared to Moses on Mt. Sinai with a cloud and thunder and the sound of trumpets. The glory of God was there on that mountaintop. God told Moses to go down the mountain, to leave the mountaintop... but not to the leave the g...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: His Seed Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. 1 John 3:9   The Holy Spirit is the Seed who was planted in your life when you were born again. It was His prese...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for sending Jesus to save me from my sins and from my unrighteousness.   Lord Jesus, teach me about Your Kingdom and how I can live with you, experiencing your Kingdom here, today and for each day to...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day …the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering (patience), kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Galatians 5:22-23

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Bridget of Sweden St. Bridget (1303-1373) was born into a devout and prestigious family in Sweden. Her father was a governor, judge, and one of the wealthiest landowners in the country. Bridget received an excellent religious educa...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "May the God of peace himself make you perfectly holy and may you entirely, spirit, soul, and body, be preserved blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will also accomplish it." 1 Thessalonians 5:2...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "After the events of the Resurrection and Ascension, Mary entered the Upper Room together with the Apostles to await Pentecost, and was present there as the Mother of the glorified Lord. ... Thus there began to develop a special bond between this ...

  • Ronaldo Fodboldtøj

    Posted Jul 23 by Nieves Maria

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  • Arsenal Trøje

    Posted Jul 23 by Nieves Maria

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  • Lectionary

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

    Friday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 399 Reading I Ex 20:1-17 In those days: God delivered all these commandments:     “I, the LORD, am your God,      who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Friday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,18-23): Jesus said to his disciples, «Now listen to the parable of the sower. When a person hears the message of the Kingdom but without taking it to hi...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  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,...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  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 Jul 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  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 L...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 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 Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 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 an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 23 July 2021 Friday of week 16 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 and...

  • Living In The World

    Posted Jul 22 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Society’s philosophies and values are everywhere—on radio and TV, in books and magazines, and in conversations at the workplace and corner coffee shop. Believers can’t avoid the pressures to be and think like everyone else. And yet the Bible calls us to live in our culture without ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Solitary Coal Thursday, July 22, 2021   A Sunday school teacher once noticed that one of his students had been absent from class for a long time. So he visited his home, found him by the fireplace, and sat down beside him without a rebuke, without saying anything. Instead, ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Prince and Savior Him God has exalted to His right hand to be Prince and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. Acts 5:31   After being released from prison, Peter told the Jewish leaders that Jesus was the Prince of salvation ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Your Word tells me that You have given me Your divine power to live my life as You created me to...   His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who ca...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises, so that through them you may partic...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Mary Magdalene St. Mary Magdalen (1st c.) was a friend and devoted follower of Jesus Christ. Formerly she had been a woman of ill repute out of whom Jesus exorcised seven demons. Mary Magdalene has a special place among the Lo...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for [someone] to devour. Resist him, steadfast in faith, knowing that your fellow believers throughout the world undergo the same sufferings. The God of all ...

  • Ephesians 3: 17-21

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

    May Christ dwell in your hearts through faith, and may charity be the root and foundation of your life.  Thus you will be able to grasp fully, with all the holy ones, the breadth and length and height and depth of Christ's love, and experience this love which surpasses all knowledge, so that yo...

  • Lectionary

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

    Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene Lectionary: 603 Reading I Sgs 3:1-4b The Bride says: On my bed at night I sought him whom my heart loves– I sought him but I did not find him. I will rise then and go about the city; in the streets and crossings I will seek ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    July 22nd: Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene listen   download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 20,1-2.11-18): On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. S...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Mary Magdalen "Martha and Mary Magdalene" (c.1598) by Caravaggio (1571-1610), Detroit Institute of Arts. From a homily on the Gospels by Gregory the Great, pope...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 22 July 2021 Saint Mary Magdalen - Feast Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Alone on the Roof Wednesday, July 21, 2021   Peter was staying at the house of Simon the Tanner and he went up on the roof to pray. So why did Peter go up on the roof to pray? He went up on the roof because he wanted to be alone with God. We often don't realize how important it...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Priest of the Most High God (El Elyon) For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him. Hebrews 7:1   Melchizedek was a priest of the Most High God; and b...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   You are the Creator and Ruler of all.   You are the Most High God, El Elyon, the God who rules Heaven and Earth.   I lift You up and praise You for who You are, for Your great works and for Your greate...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him. Hebrews 7:1

  • Saving Grace

    Posted Jul 21 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Many people believe that piling up good works makes them right with the Lord. Yet the only payment for sin that can satisfy divine justice is death (Rom. 6:23). This is why God sent His Son Jesus to die in our place. Jesus’ death satisfied God’s justice and brought us ...   •...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Victor of Marseilles St. Victor of Marseilles (d. 290 A.D.) was a Christian soldier serving in the Roman imperial army in Marseilles, France. Christianity was thriving there, until Emperor Maximian arrived with the intention of put...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "With the loyal thou dost show thyself loyal; with the blameless man thou dost show thyself blameless; with the pure thou dost show thyself pure; and with the crooked thou dost show thyself perverse. For thou dost deliver a humble people; but the haugh...

  • Lectionary

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

    Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 397 Reading I Ex 16:1-5, 9-15 The children of Israel set out from Elim,  and came into the desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their de...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time From "The Imitation of Christ"The kingdom of God is the peace and joy o...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 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 Jul 20 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 21 July 2021 Wednesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • THE AWAKENING

    Posted Jul 20 by shawn pilgrim

    Suffering is caused by the desire; desire illuminates and becomes real. This we know, God, Jesus and Buddha, all spoke in various ways through the mouths of various humans. It is wisdom and insight that each desire; seek and wish to obtain. No bible, no religion and no path can take one directly to ...

  • His Wrath And Judgment

    Posted Jul 20 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Followers of Christ know the importance of being saved, but the world sees no need for rescue. The truth is that those who don’t have a personal relationship with God the Father through His Son Jesus are ... • Spiritually dead. Spiritual death first occurred in the garden of Eden. Disobedience se...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Heart & the Day Tuesday, July 20, 2021   How's your day going? You probably think that if things are going bad you're having a bad day and if things are going good, it's a good day. But the Bible says something completely different. And it can change the way you live your l...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Father: God and Father With it [the tongue] we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. James 3:9   The Lord is both your God and Father. He’s not just your God, who is powerful and far off. But H...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Today I recall the children's song...   I am a promise, I am a possibility I am a promise with a capital “P,” I am a great big bundle of potentiality And I am learning to hear God&rs...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day With it [the tongue] we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. James 3:9

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Margaret of Antioch St. Margaret (289-304 A.D.) was born in Antioch, the daughter of a pagan priest. Her mother died when she was an infant, and she was raised by a Christian nurse who baptized her and gave her a Christian educa...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "For the grace of God has appeared, saving all and training us to reject godless ways and worldly desires and to live temperately, justly, and devoutly in this age, as we await the blessed hope, the appearance of the glory of the great God and of our s...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "Finally—and this is perhaps the most difficult aspect of what concerns the practice of conformity to the will of God—we should desire virtue itself and the degrees of grace only insofar as God wishes to give them, and not desire more....

  • Growing to Know & Love the Hily Spirit

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

    Growing to Know & Love the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit wants to give us intimacy with Himself, impart­ing His own strength to us and making our lives new. But how do we draw near so that the Holy Spirit may work these miracles of love in and for us? In his wonderful encyclical on the Ho...

  • Lectionary

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

    Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 396 Reading I Ex 14:21—15:1 Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD swept the sea with a strong east wind throughout the night and so turned it into dry land. When the water was t...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,46-50): While Jesus was still talking to the people, his mother and his brothers wanted to speak to him and they waited outside. So someone said to him, &laq...