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  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Our Peace For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation. Ephesians 2:14   Most people think that peace is the cessation of war or that peace is doing something enjoyable, such as sitting by a lake or...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for bringing Your peace to my heart and to my mind today.   Please help me to live in your peace...   Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, wit...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds ...

  • Things That May Hinder Our Prayers

    Posted Jul 19 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    A common hindrance to our prayer life is a lack of perseverance. Many Christians feel that once they’ve prayed for something, the answer should immediately be forthcoming. But God is not a bellhop, waiting to give us what we want the moment we petition Him. Imagine if the Lord instantly provid...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Macrina the Younger St. Macrina the Younger (d. 380 A.D.) was born in Cappadocia to a family of saints. Her mother was St. Emelia, and her father was St. Basil the Elder. Her grandmother was St. Macrina the Elder, after whom she wa...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." John 13:34-35  

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "I will first, dearest daughter, speak to thee of the dignity of priests, having placed them where they are through My goodness, over and above the general love which I have had to My creatures, creating you in My image and likeness and re-creatin...

  • Lectionary

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

    Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 395 Reading I Ex 14:5-18 When it was reported to the king of Egypt that the people had fled, Pharaoh and his servants changed their minds about them. They exclaimed, “What have we done! Why, we ha...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,38-42): Some teachers of the Law and some Pharisees spoke up, «Teacher, we want to see a sign from you». Jesus answered them, «An evil and u...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time From St Ignatius of Antioch's letter to the MagnesiansUnited in one prayer and one hope, in joy and holiness Since I have met ...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday of week 16 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 Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday of week 16 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday 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 18 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday 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 18 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday 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 18 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 19 July 2021 Monday 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...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Potentate He will manifest in His own time, He who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings and Lord of lords. 1 Timothy 6:15   There are different kinds of power that Jesus has as a leader. A judge has judicial power, because the entire police...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   So often I hear what people are going through and I feel sad and sorry for them.   And when I’m going through tough times, I often become upset about it.   But when I look at the story Josep...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. Genesis 50:20

  • Bible Reflections

    Posted Jul 18 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    The Bible gives clear rules for some situations, but for others, we may not know how to proceed. Perhaps you’re unsure whether to look for a new job or pursue a certain friendship, or maybe you can’t tell if a desire is selfish or good.   In His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said to ...

  • SUNDAY GREETINGS - The ecological EDEN PROJECT - A REQUEST

    Posted Jul 18 by Peter Schmalenbach · Germany

      Dear Friends,   connected with my greetings, I would also like to draw your attention to an interesting project in England.   Since early childhood I have been interested in the wonders and diversities of nature, which has always led me to observations, "experiments" and "ex...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Camillus St. Camillus de Lellis (1550–1614) was a wild, undisciplined youth who became a battle-hardened soldier with a violent temper and a gambling addiction. His bad behavior, combined with a persistent war wound in his le...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Be strong and of good courage, do not fear or be in dread of them: for it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail you or forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6  

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "Although our Divine Redeemer was the Lord and Master of all the riches of Heaven and earth, He willed nevertheless to become poor in this world that through His example we might become rich. He wished to induce us to love poverty as He did, for p...

  • Lectionary

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

    Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 107 Reading I Jer 23:1-6 Woe to the shepherds who mislead and scatter the flock of my pasture, says the LORD.  Therefore, thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, against the shepherds who shepherd my people: Yo...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 6,30-34): The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and re...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time The beginning of St Ignatius of Antioch's letter to the MagnesiansWe should be Christians in deed, as well as in name Ignatius, also calle...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 18 July 2021 16th 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...

  • Wavering Faith

    Posted Jul 17 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    God has called believers to walk by faith, trusting Him and His Word in every situation. But sometimes, like the people in today’s passage, we start to doubt the Lord and His ability to do what He has said. So let’s learn from the Israelites who suffered 40 years of wandering in the wild...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: The Judge of All the Earth Far be it from You (God) to do such a thing as this, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous should be as the wicked; far be it from You! Shall not their Judge of all the earth do right? Genesis 18:25 ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   Please Search me and Know me...   Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties; And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:23-2...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties; And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:23-24

  • PRAYERTIME on SATURDAY as a short Vitalizing Meditation

    Posted Jul 17 by Peter Schmalenbach · Germany

      To let oneself fall into a time that holds and carries, that also gives an inner peace and strength to be able to better endure what life demands is actually exactly what we so ardently desire and dream of.   Close your eyes, breathe deeply and sink (with the exhalation) into the my...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Alexius of Rome St. Alexius (d. 417 A.D.) was a native of Rome, the son of a distinguished Roman senator. His parents arranged a marriage for him, but he had a divine calling to a higher vocation. On the night of his wedding, wi...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Blessed is the man who perseveres in temptation, for when he has been proved he will receive the crown of life that he promised to those who love him." James 1:12

  • Lectionary

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

    Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 394 Reading I Ex 12:37-42 The children of Israel set out from Rameses for Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, not counting the little ones. A crowd of mixed ancestry also went up with the...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,14-21): The Pharisees went out and made plans to get rid of Jesus. As Jesus was aware of the plot, He went away from that place. Many people followed him an...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopThe sacrament that you receive is effected by the words of Christ W...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 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 ou...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 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 16 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 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 16 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 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 16 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 17 July 2021 Saturday of week 15 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...

  • Barcelona Trøje

    Posted Jul 16 by Nieves Maria

    BILLIGE FODBOLDTRØJER kunne lukke angriberen for begge   Antonio Rudiger er kommet ud af kulden under Frank Lampard Barcelona Trøje, Arsenal Trøje den 27-årige blev fundet ud replica fodboldtrøjer stykke tid ude af siden   Antonio Rudiger er k...

  • Finding The Answers

    Posted Jul 16 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Almighty God reserves the right to reveal some things and conceal others. Although we may not know why natural disasters occur, three biblical truths we do know with absolute certainty allow us to trust the Lord even in times of great suffering.   1. The Lord is in control (Psalm 103:19). Not...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Church pig Friday, July 16, 2021   In the German town of Wittenberg, you can find the Town Church in which Martin Luther used to preach to the German people. But if you walk around to the back of the church, you'll find a sandstone relief with an image of a pig, about three...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Fullers' Soap But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap. Malachi 3:2   Jesus is likened to Fullers' Soap, which was the best cleansing and white...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   This is the day that You have made and I will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 118:24   May I see all the good that You accomplish around me all day long.   I do not want to focus on anything n...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if t...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Marie Magdalen Postel St. Marie Magdalen Postel (1756–1846) was born in a fishing village in Normandy, one of seven children of a middle class family. As a child she became famous for her generosity; she would often give...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "But you, beloved, remember the words spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, for they told you, "In [the] last time there will be scoffers who will live according to their own godless desires." These are the ones who cause division...

  • Feast Day

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

      Today’s Feast Day Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (1251 A.D.) is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary associated with the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites lived as hermits on Mt. Carmel in the Holy Land beginning in the 12th centur...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "The works of man, whether they are good or bad, are not always isolated, transitory acts; more often, especially in the case of the leaders of nations and those who are invested with public authority, they continue to subsist after they are concl...

  • Lectionary

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

    Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 393 Reading I Ex 11:10—12:14 Although Moses and Aaron performed various wonders in Pharaoh’s presence, the LORD made Pharaoh obstinate, and he would not let the children of Israel leave his ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,1-8): Jesus was going through a field of grain on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopTo the newly baptized on the Eucharist ...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  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 hast...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 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 15 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 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 15 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 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 15 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  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, mak...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 16 July 2021 Friday of week 15 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...

  • Arsenal Tröjor

    Posted Jul 15 by Emilio Caraballo

    Thomas Tuchel hyllade Olivier Girouds Psg Tröja, Arsenal Tröjor den franska landskampen fotbollströjor på nätet 2-0-förlust mot levante   Chelsea-chefen Thomas Tuchel hyllade Olivier Girouds livslängd efter att anfallaren gjorde en fin vinnare mot Atl...

  • Manchester United Tröja Barn

    Posted Jul 15 by Emilio Caraballo

    BILLIGA FOTBOLLSTRÖJOR dagar efter att han drabbats   Vertonghen skadades i Spurs Manchester United Tröja Barn, Tottenham Matchtröja vertonghen skadades i spurs gör egna fotbollströjor hjärnskakningsersättningar   Den tidigare Tottenham-f&o...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Bonaventure St. Bonaventure (1221–1274) was born with the name Giovanni in Tuscany, Italy. As a child he became seriously ill and was in danger of death until his mother brought him to St. Francis of Assisi, who was then livi...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Then he said to the host who invited him, "When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors, in case they may invite you back and you have repayment. Rather, when you hold a ban...

  • The Spirit of God In Difficult Times

    Posted Jul 15 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Anytime a natural disaster strikes, it’s understandable that big questions come to mind, about things like life, death, and why we are here. The magnitude of death and destruction caused by earthquakes, fires, tsunamis, or floods displaces our normal everyday thoughts, leading us instead to se...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Pilgrim's Souvenirs Thursday, July 15, 2021   One of the biggest problems in leading pilgrimages to Israel is that of souvenirs. The Promised Land is filled with souvenirs, even in some of the holiest of sites. There was always the danger that some of the pilgrims would be ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: He Who Fills All in All Which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. Ephesians 1:23   Jesus is He Who Fills All in All. Think of all you want to do for God; you can do it if you have faith to move mountains (1 Corinthians 13:2). Think of all you...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Pray Dear Lord Jesus,   Please be with me and guide me throughout this day.   I submit to You, I resist all evil and I want to draw near to you, I humbly ask you to draw near to me...   Therefore submit to God. Resi...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5   Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Dr...

  • Lectionary

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

    Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 392 Reading I Ex 3:13-20 Moses, hearing the voice of the LORD from the burning bush, said to him, “When I go to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fath...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 11,28-30): Jesus spoke thus, «Come to me, all you who work hard and who carry heavy burdens and I will refresh you. Take my yoke upon you and learn from ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor St Bonaventure at the Council of Lyon (c.1629) by Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664). ...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Thursday of week 15 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, ma...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Thursday of week 15 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Thursday of week 15 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 14 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Thursday of week 15 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 14 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Thursday of week 15 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 14 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Thursday of week 15 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 Lo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 15 July 2021 Thursday of week 15 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...

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    Posted Jul 14 by Chelsey Mckenn

    BILLIGE FOTBALLDRAKTER http://mark.fidosnosework.com/ Christian Eriksen til en av sine Liverpool Drakt, Chelsea Drakt, Kroatia Drakt den danske midtbanespilleren billige fotballdrakter på nett eriksen tilgjengelig   Mauricio Pochettino ønsker å gjøre den tidl...

  • Barcelona Fc Drakt

    Posted Jul 14 by Chelsey Mckenn

    BILLIGE FOTBALLDRAKTER onsdag hjemme mot den femteplasserte   La Liga motta et stort tilbakeslag da de trakk mot Levante Barcelona Fc Drakt, Manchester United Drakt Barn lionel messi satte gjestene kjøpe fotballdrakter på nett toño med en crossball   Barc...

  • No Shortcuts

    Posted Jul 14 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Spiritually, we’ve all had dry seasons, so you probably understand the desire for renewed vitality in your relationship with Christ. Perhaps you tried the latest devotional book people rave about, sought an emotional experience through worship music, tried to gain momentum by attending a confe...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Thou Shalt be Loved Wednesday, July 14, 2021   Many commandments out there are not from the Bible. For instance, some of you went to Mt. Sinai and received a tablet that read, "Thou shalt be loved by everyone. Everyone shalt thou please and verily cause them to likest thee." It...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: He But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you. John 14:26   The Holy Spirit is a person. He is not like smoke, fog, a...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   I pray that as two people come together to join in holy marriage, that they will take their covenant and their responsibilities seriously, as Jesus taught...   Have you not read that He who made them at t...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh&r...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Kateri Tekakwitha St. Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680), also known as the 'Lily of the Mohawks,' was born in present-day New York. Her father was a Mohawk chief, and her mother an Algonquin who had been converted to the Christian fait...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land; but...