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  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 15 October 2020 Thursday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • LOL Today I'm gonna laugh

    Posted Oct 14 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    S.C. squirrel predicts winner of Presidential race ! A squirrel in North Charleston made his own prediction about the 2020 Presidential race Tuesday. ChrisChris the squirrel took over the task of predicting the next president from another squirrel name Gnocchi, who gai...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus, You are my King. I love You... We love Himbecause He first loved us.1 John 4:1 I come to worship You, because You first came to me. Jesus, You are my LORD, unlike the 'lords' of this world. You are my King eternal, unlike the earthly ruler...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day We love Himbecause He first loved us.1 John 4:1

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Picture Behind the Picture Wednesday, October 14, 2020 I had a friend whose mother had fallen away from the Lord, had ended up as a hostage in a police shoot out and by a miracle her life was spared. Soon after that, my friend discovered that behind a photograph of his mother...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day Pope Saint Callistus I Pope St. Callistus I (d. 223 A.D.) was a Roman by birth and a Christian slave. He was the servant of a fellow Christian serving in the Roman imperial household. He was entrusted with the task of managing&...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "We know that we belong to God, and the whole world is under the power of the evil one. We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us discernment to know the one who is true. And we are in the one who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He i...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 469 Reading 1 GAL 5:18-25 Brothers and sisters:If you are guided by the Spirit, you are not under the law.Now the works of the flesh are obvious:immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry,sorce...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 28th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 11,42-46): Jesus said, «A curse is on you, Pharisees; for the Temple you give a tenth of all, including mint and rue and the other herbs, but you neglect justice and the lov...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Callistus, Pope, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time From the discourses addressed to Thalassius by Saint Maximus the ConfessorThe lig...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Callistus, Pope, Martyr  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 L...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Callistus, Pope, Martyr  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....

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Callistus, Pope, Martyr  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 ai...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 14 October 2020 Wednesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • FIRST AMENDMENT VIOLATION, for sure.

    Posted Oct 13 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Court Declines to Reinstate Student President Removed From Post for Catholic Beliefs A U.S. district judge ruled that Florida State University does not have to reinstate its former student senate president Jack Denton, who was removed from his position for espousing Catholic teachings. Distri...

  • "Rather die from COVID than loneliness"

    Posted Oct 13 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Nursing home residents stage heartbreaking protest outside facility: 'Rather die from COVID than loneliness' Residents of a long-term nursing and rehabilitation facility in Colorado organized a protest against the state's COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday. According to KCNC-TV, the protest to...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Circle of the Bride Tuesday, October 13, 2020 In the traditional Jewish wedding, before the moment of joining, the bride must circle the groom seven times. Why? It's a sort of dance of love, a sign that the bride is going to center her life around her bridegroom. Everything s...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Alpha and Omega "I am the Alpha and the Omega,the Beginning and the End," says the Lord,"who is and who was and who is to come,the Almighty.”Revelation 1:8 Jesus is the Alpha and Omega, the completeness of your salvation from the beginning of your salva...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven, I praise You today my Lord. Thank You for staying close to me, even in my most difficult days... The Lord is close to the brokenheartedand saves those who are crushed in spirit.Psalm 34:18 Please use me to minister in Your Name to th...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day The Lord is close to the brokenheartedand saves those who are crushed in spirit.Psalm 34:18

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Edward the Confessor St. Edward the Confessor (1003-1066 A.D.) was a prince born to the King and Queen of England. His family was exiled from the kingdom when the Danish took control of the country in 1016 A.D. Edward spent much of...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous, [love] is not pompous, it is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it does not brood over injury, it does not rejoice over wrongdoing but rejoices ...

  • Meditation

    Posted Oct 13 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "The true reason for which God bestows so many graces upon the humble is this, that the humble are faithful to these graces and make good use of them. They receive them from God and use them in a manner pleasing to God, giving all the glory to Him...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 468 Reading 1 GAL 5:1-6 Brothers and sisters: For freedom Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery. It is I, Paul, who am telling you that if you have your...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 28th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 11,37-41): As Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee asked him to have a meal with him. So He went and sat at table. The Pharisee then wondered why Jesus did not first wash his hands before...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 28 in Ordinary Time From the Instructions of St Columbanus, abbotPerpetual light in the temple of the eternal High Priest How happy, how lucky ar...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 13 October 2020 Tuesday of week 28 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 Fathe...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Name On The Cubes Monday, October 12, 2020 There were some people playing the game "Boggle" where you throw a number of cubes with letters on them and then try to make words out of the resulting letters. They weren't believers. When they finished coming up with their words, I said to...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Oil of Gladness You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, Your God, has anointed You with the oil of gladness more than Your companions. Psalm 45:7   The Holy Spirit is the Oil of Gladness. When He is rubbed into your wo...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I know You are able...   to move mountains, to heal the sick, to save the lost, to restore relationships, to speak life into existence, and to meet every need I have today. I commi...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, Your God, has anointed You with the oil of gladness more than Your companions. Psalm 45:7

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Edwin St. Edwin (585-633 A.D.) was the son of the pagan King of Deira who reigned in present-day England. After his father was deposed from his throne, Edwin spent his childhood in exile to escape rival kings who considered his blo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 12 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Let love be sincere; hate what is evil, hold on to what is good love one another with mutual affection; anticipate one another in showing honor. Do not grow slack in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, pe...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 467 Reading 1 GAL 4:22-24, 26-27, 31–5:1 Brothers and sisters: It is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the freeborn woman. The son of the slave woman ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 11,29-32): As the crowd increased, Jesus began to speak in this way, «People of the present time are evil people. They ask for a sign, but no sign will be given to them except ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time St Fulgentius of Ruspe's Tract against FabianSharing in the body and blood of the Lord sanctifies us When we offer the sacrifice...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 12 October 2020 Monday of week 28 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 ...

  • One by One

    Posted Oct 11 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Federal Judge Rules for Religious Freedom and Smacks Down D.C. Mayor, Cannot Ban Church's Worship Services On Friday a federal judge ruled that D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decision to ban outdoor services for members of Capitol Hill Baptist Church violates the fundamental right of all Americans to wor...

  • wisdom

    Posted Oct 11 by David Koontz

     Titus:2-1 But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: 2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. 3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teac...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Stumbling Block But we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness. 1 Corinthians 1:23   Jesus was a Stumbling Block to many of the Jewish people of His day, although many other Jewish people chose to follow Jesus...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   The Book of James tells me all about the power of my words and of my tongue in James 3:1-12, including these three verses...   But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceed blessing and...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Pope St. John XXIII Pope St. John XXIII (1881–1963) was the third of thirteen children born to a poor sharecropping family living in Lombardy, Italy. Desiring to serve God with his life, he entered seminary at the age of 12,...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High, who abides in the shadow of the Almighty, will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust." Psalm 91:1-2  

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 142 Reading 1 IS 25:6-10A On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure, choice wines. On this mountain he will destroy the vei...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 28th (A) in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 22,1-14): Jesus went on speaking to the chief priests and elders in parables: «This story throws light on the kingdom of heaven. A king celebrated the wedding of his son. H...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 11 October 2020 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.Amen. All...

  • We don't deserve to know?

    Posted Oct 10 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Biden says voters don't deserve to know his stance on packing Supreme Court Biden has said voters will know his position the day after Election Day. Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Friday said that voters don’t deserve to know if he would attempt to pack the Supreme Court if he win...

  • Do you hear me now?

    Posted Oct 10 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Go Woke, Go Broke: ESPN Reportedly Bracing for Major Layoffs The adage “if you go woke, you go broke” is proving to be true in ESPN’s case. According to reports from multiple outlets, the sports network is preparing to lay off hundreds of employees. These purported lay...

  • LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE !

    Posted Oct 10 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Historians reject Kamala Harris quote about Abraham Lincoln in debate  Sen. Kamala Harris skewed the truth in her debate-night claim that Abraham Lincoln delayed an election-year Supreme Court nomination because he cared about “doing the right thing,” according to histori...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: He Who Has the Sharp Sword with Two Edges These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges. Revelation 2:12 Jesus is He Who Has the Sharp Sword with Two Edges. The Sword is the Word of God, which cuts two ways—it ministers to both believers and unbelievers.&n...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Dear Father God,  Thank You for giving me a purpose for my life and for telling me what Your plans are for me through Your Holy Word, The Bible. "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord,“plans to prosper you and not to harm you,plans to give you hope and a f...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Francis Borgia St. Francis Borgia (1510-1572) was born in Spain to a noble family, the son of a Duke. On his father's side of the family he was the great-grandson of Pope Alexander VI, one of the notorious "Borgia Popes," and on his ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Know this, my dear brothers: everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath, for the wrath of a man does not accomplish the righteousness of God." James 1:19-20  

  • Meditation

    Posted Oct 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "True devotion to Our Lady is interior; that is, it comes from the mind and the heart. It flows from the esteem we have for her, the high idea we have formed of her greatness, and the love which we have for her. It is tender; that is, full of conf...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 466 Reading 1 GAL 3:22-29 Brothers and sisters: Scripture confined all things under the power of sin, that through faith in Jesus Christ the promise might be given to those who believe. Before ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 27th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 11,27-28): As Jesus was speaking, a woman spoke from the crowd and said to him, «Blessed is the one who bore you and nursed you!». Jesus replied, «Surely blessed ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time A homily of Pope St Gregory the GreatThe performance of our ministry Let us listen to what the Lord says as he sends the p...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 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, com...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, u...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 10 October 2020 Saturday of week 27 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...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Blessings Of Your Haman Friday, October 9, 2020 Haman was an evil man. He breathed evil, schemed evil, committed evil. And yet because of Haman, Esther finally rose up to her calling. She stopped living a lie. Because of Haman, Esther grew to become a truly great person, a woman of r...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Power of the Highest The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you. Luke 1:35   The Holy Spirit is the Power of the Highest, the One responsible for the virgin birth of Jesus. The Holy Spirit is the active ag...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Good morning Lord,   I am so thankful that You have called me to Your purpose on this earth.   I am grateful for Your salvation in Jesus and the power You have given to me through Your Holy Spirit.   As I start t...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I run straight toward the goal to win the prize that God's heavenly call offers in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Blessed John Henry Newman Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801–1890) was the eldest of six children born to a nominal Protestant family in London, England. As a child he loved reading the Scriptures, and experienced a convers...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Let us hold unwaveringly to our confession that gives us hope, for he who made the promise is trustworthy." Hebrews 10:23  

  • Lectionary

    Posted Oct 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 465 Reading 1 GAL 3:7-14 Brothers and sisters:Realize that it is those who have faithwho are children of Abraham.Scripture, which saw in advance that Godwould justify the Gentiles by faith,foretold t...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Oct 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 27th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 11,15-26): As Jesus was casting out a devil some of the people said, «He drives out demons by the power of Beelzebul, the chief of the demons». So others wanted to put hi...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Oct 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 9 October 2020 Friday of week 27 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Denis, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs  or Saint John Leonardi, Priest  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 27 in Ordinary Time An instruction by St Vincent of L&...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Oct 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 9 October 2020 Friday of week 27 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Denis, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs  or Saint John Leonardi, Priest  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 Oct 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 9 October 2020 Friday of week 27 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Denis, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs  or Saint John Leonardi, Priest  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the ...