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  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Broken Tomb Thursday, July 23, 2020 There once was a Jewish man who decided it was time to start preparing his final arrangements. The man's name was Yosef of Ramata, Joseph of Arimathea. He became a secret follower of the Rabbi Yeshua of Nazareth. Out of compassion, when Yeshua was ...

  • 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, now and for each day to c...

  • 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 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 educati...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "May the God of peace himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be kept sound and blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do this." 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 ...

  • Meditation

    Posted Jul 23 by Arch Bishop 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 ...

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 23 2020   « July 22  |  July 24 » Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 398 Reading 1 Jer 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 This wo...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Thursday 16th in Ordinary Time View saints July 23th: Bridget, religious, patron saint of Europe View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,10-17): The disciples went up to Jesus and asked, «Why do you speak to them in parables?». Jesus answered, «T...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 16 in Ordinary Time The Explanations of the Psalms by Saint Ambrose: Psalm 43The light of your face ha...

  • Office Readings

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

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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 L...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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....

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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 22 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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 22 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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 22 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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 ai...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 23 July 2020 Thursday 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...

  • Life

    Posted Jul 22 by David Koontz

    John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the lif...

  • You wanted Democratic Socialism, well here it is

    Posted Jul 22 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    About Those Spooky Federal Cops in Portland Dear Portlandia progressives: a federal government big enough to take care of you is a federal government big enough to “take care of  you.” Scary unidentifiable police, federal black sites, and procedureless snatching of individuals fro...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    On The Day Of Yom Bikoreem Wednesday, July 22, 2020 In Leviticus 23, God tells Israel that on the day after the Sabbath of Passover, they are to go out into the field and reap the Bikoreem, the first fruits, of their harvest. So on that day, they would reap the first sheaf of the barley ...

  • 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 very Word tells me that You have given me 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 parti...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 22 by Arch Bishop 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, a reformed woman once of ill repute, out of whom He exorcised seven demons. Mary Magdalene has a special place among Jesus’ disciple...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Discipline yourselves, keep alert. Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour. Resist him, steadfast in your faith, for you know that your brothers and sisters in all the world are undergoing the same kin...

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 22 2020   « July 21  |  July 23 » Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene Lectionary: 603 Reading 1 Sgs 3:1-4b The Bride says: On my bed at night I...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: July 22nd: Mary Magdalene View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 20,1-2.11-18): Now, on the first day after the Sabbath, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark and she saw that the stone blocking the tomb had been moved away. She ran ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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, pop...

  • Office Readings

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 22 July 2020 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 an...

  • end times

    Posted Jul 21 by David Koontz

    2 Timothy:3                                                                                  &n...

  • How can a silicone love doll fight anxiety and depression?

    Posted Jul 21 by dachiwife doll

    シリコーンのラブドールはどのようにして不安やうつ病と闘うことができますか? セックスは人々の生活の中での喜びです。時々これを中毒の名前とみなします。中毒の名前でわかるように、これは最大の中毒の1つであると言う人もいます。この状態にいると、世界が何であるかがわかりません。他の中毒のように、あなたは本当に別の世界の外の世界に入ります。素晴らしい体験でリアルラブドールを作りたい人は何千人もいます。一部の企業は、これらの領域で有害または副作用なしに最高のエクスペリエンスを提供できます。セックスは悪いことではありませんが、人々の生活の中で最も重要なことの一つです。これは、この世代の人間の成長を助け、生...

  • Dear Humans: Face Masks Don’t Work

    Posted Jul 21 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Dear Humans: Face Masks Don’t Work The study-review was published by your very own CDC To readers: Contact Georgia Governor Brian Kemp with this information. He can use the ammunition. He’s issued an order against mandatory masks. (404) 656-1776 Alert to citizens, governors, may...

  • My crystal ball says there is a lot of money in his future

    Posted Jul 21 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Michigan School Fires Popular Teacher For Saying ‘Trump Is Our President’ Parents, students praise 'apolitical,' 'supportive' teacher A Michigan school district fired a popular high school teacher and coach after he pointed out that "Trump is our president" on social media. Varsi...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "With the loyal you show yourself loyal; with the blameless you show yourself blameless; with the pure you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you show yourself perverse. For you deliver a humble people, but the haughty eyes you bring down. It is ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Never To Be Forgotten Salvation Tuesday, July 21, 2020 For over three thousand years it's probably the most ancient, widespread, and continuously celebrated feast in history. God commanded the Jewish people to keep the feast forever and to pass it on from generation to generation. Bu...

  • 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 great...

  • 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

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 21 2020   « July 20  |  July 22 » Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 396 Reading 1 Mi 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd you...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 16th in Ordinary Time 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, «Your mother and your brothers are just out...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time From St Ignatius of Antioch's letter to the MagnesiansYou have Jesus Chr...

  • Office Readings

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Laurence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our ai...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday 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 to ou...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday 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 to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 21 July 2020 Tuesday 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 a...

  • Better watch your back, the cancel culture is vicious

    Posted Jul 20 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Charles Barkley Takes a Stand Against Woke Racism: 'It's Really Been on My Heart' Americans are getting sick and tired of the racist rhetoric coming from the far-left. During Friday’s episode of his podcast, “The Steam Room,” NBA Hall of Famer and commentator Charles Barkley call...

  • A Public HEALTH Emergency? Follow the MONEY

    Posted Jul 20 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Two US cities declare racism a public health emergency 'Systemic racism is a principal social determinant of individual and public health' Two U.S. cities have declared that racism is a public health emergency, including Minneapolis, which is where George Floyd died while being arrested. On Friday...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Messiah & The Dip Of Bitter Herbs Monday, July 20, 2020 We're all used to being at a party and dipping a potato chip or vegetable into a sour cream dip. Dipping is Biblical. At the Last Supper, the disciples asked the Messiah which one of them would betray Him. He answered that it would ...

  • 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 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 Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifesta...

  • Meditation

    Posted Jul 20 by Arch Bishop 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....

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr  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 h...

  • Office Readings

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

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, 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 Lord, ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, 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. O Lo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 20 July 2020 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 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 20 July 2020 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 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 20 July 2020 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 19 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 20 July 2020 Monday of week 16 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Apollinaris, Bishop, 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 aid. O ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 20 July 2020 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...

  • LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE !

    Posted Jul 19 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Florida Health Officer Labels Motorcycle Crash Victim a Coronavirus Death An individual who was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Florida was recently listed as a COVID-19 death for the Sunshine State, according to a state health official. The truth about the death was brought to light after&n...

  • And this is why the numbers are inflated

    Posted Jul 19 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    HHS announces $10B in coronavirus relief funding to high impact hospitals The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday announced it will distribute $10 billion in a second round of COVID-19 high impact area funding to hospitals starting next week. The HHS made the announcem...

  • For Five year olds? Dumb and Dumber

    Posted Jul 19 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Virginia Mandates Slavery and Racism Lessons for Kindergartners, Teachers Mission Includes Social Justice Kindergarten students in Virginia will start learning about slavery and “institutional racism” starting in kindergarten in the upcoming school year, according to new guidelines rele...

  • MORE PHONY NUMBERS

    Posted Jul 19 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash Listed as COVID-19 Death in Florida A young Florida resident who died in a motorcycle accident is included in the state’s official COVID-19 death count, a state official reveals. FOX 35 News in Orlando discovered this after asking Orange County Health Officer...

  • 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   For He, Himself is our peace, is the cessation of war, or that peace is doing something enjoyable, such as sitting by a lake...

  • 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 my mind today.   Please help me to live in your peace...   Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with ...

  • 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 ...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 19 by Arch Bishop 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 was ...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." John 13:34-35

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 19 2020   « July 18  |  July 20 » Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 106 Reading 1 Wis 12:13, 16-19 There is no god besides yo...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Sunday 16th (A) in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 13,24-43): Jesus put another parable before the crowds: «The kingdom of heaven can be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was asleep, his enemy came and sowed weeds ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 Readings

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

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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 18 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 19 July 2020 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...

  • White House promises to prosecute anti-Catholic crimes

    Posted Jul 18 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Attacks on symbols of faith 'absolutely appalling'  The “criminals” who have vandalized and targeted Catholic Churches and religious statues will be prosecuted “to the fullest extent of the law,” a senior White House official told the Daily Caller News Foundation on Fri...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because 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 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 Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 18 2020   « July 17  |  July 19 » Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 394 Reading 1 Mi 2:1-5 Woe to those who pla...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Saturday 15th in Ordinary Time 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 and He cured all who were sick. Then He gave th...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, 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 In...

  • Office Readings

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

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, 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 In...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 18 July 2020 Saturday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Camillus of Lellis, 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 th...