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  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Saturday 26th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 10,17-24): The seventy-two disciples returned full of joy. They said, «Lord, even the demons obeyed us when we called on your name». Then Jesus replied, «I saw Sa...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 26 in Ordinary Time A book on Christian life by St Gregory of NyssaFight the good fight of faith Whoever is in Christ is a new creation; the ol...

  • Office Readings

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

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 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 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 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 2 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, us...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 3 October 2020 Saturday of week 26 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....

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day Guardian Angels October 2nd is the Feast of the Guardian Angels. Although Guardian Angels have been venerated since the early days of the Church, it wasn’t until the 17th century that Pope Clement X extended their feast day to th...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Peter [said] to them, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit. For the promise is made to you and to your children and to all those far o...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "Now, man is afraid of death by nature, afraid of the decay of the body. But here is a really starling fact: whoever has put on the faith of the Cross despises even what is naturally dreadful, and for Christ’s sake is not afraid of death. So...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Dayenu Heart Friday, October 2, 2020 On Passover a key Hebrew word is proclaimed - "Dayenu". Dayenu means "It would have been enough". The Jewish people proclaim "Had He just taken us out of Egypt but not led us to the Promised Land, "Dayenu!" "It would have been enough." A lot of pe...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Desire of All Nations "I will shake all nations, and they shall come to the Desire of All Nations, and I will fill this temple with glory," says the LORD of hosts. Haggai 2:7   Jesus is the Desire of All Nations. At the present time, the nations ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Oct 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   I look forward to the day when Your glory will fill the earth and You will be acknowledged as the Desire of All Nations...   I will shake all nations, and they shall come to the Desire of All Nations, ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I will shake all nations, and they shall come to the Desire of All Nations, and I will fill this temple with glory,’ says the Lord of hosts. Haggai 2:7

  • Lectionary

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

    October 2nd: Guardian Angels Podcast Download   Gospel text (Mt 18,1-5.10): At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked him, «Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?». Then Jesus called a little child, set the child in the midst of the disciples, and said, «I a...

  • Lectionary

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

    Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels Lectionary: 459/650 The Gospel for this memorial is proper. Reading 1 JB 38:1, 12-21; 40:3-5 The LORD addressed Job out of the storm and said: Have you ever in your lifetime commanded the morning and ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Friday 26th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 10,13-16): Jesus said, «Alas for you Chorazin! Alas for you Bethsaida! So many miracles have been worked in you! If the same miracles had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Friday 2 October 2020 The Holy Guardian Angels  on Friday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: The Holy Guardian Angels "The Guardian Angel" (1656) by Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669), National Gallery of Ancient Art, Rome From a serm...

  • Office Readings

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

    Friday 2 October 2020 The Holy Guardian Angels  on Friday of week 26 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 2 October 2020 The Holy Guardian Angels  on Friday of week 26 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 hast...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 2 October 2020 Friday of week 26 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 Oct 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 2 October 2020 Friday of week 26 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 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 2 October 2020 Friday of week 26 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 Oct 1 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 2 October 2020 The Holy Guardian Angels  on Friday of week 26 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 ha...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 2 October 2020 Friday of week 26 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...

  • You go girl! OMG Seven kids.

    Posted Oct 1 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Amy Coney Barrett redefines feminism: 'A new role model for women instead of the one size fits all' Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who had her first sit-downs with senators Tuesday, has impressed congressional Republicans by redefining feminism, they said.A working mother of ...

  • Devotion of the Month

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

      Devotion of the Month Month of the Holy Rosary The Catholic Church designates October as the Month of the Holy Rosary. During this month the faithful venerate the Blessed Virgin Mary especially under her title of Our Lady of the Rosary, and&n...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Therese of Lisieux St. Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897) was the last of nine children born to Saints Louis and Zelie Martin in Alencon, France. Her family was devoutly religious, and all five surviving siblings, all daughters, entere...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "So Pilate said to him, "Then you are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say I am a king. For this I was born and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice."" John 18:37  

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    LORD OF ALL Thursday, October 1, 2020   Shalom, to you my Friend and Co-Minister in the Great Commission...   This letter is framed by the fact that I'm needing to write it beforehand in midsummer. So I'm writing it before the autumn. I believe this September and...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Bridegroom He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice. John 3:29   Jesus is the Bridegroom. When you received Jesus Christ as Savior, you b...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   What a privilege to be the apple of Your eye, loved beyond comprehension and nurtured to grow into that prized fruit of Your making.   I thank You and praise You for Your lovingkindness and Your protection... ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I have called upon You, for You will hear me, O God; Incline Your ear to me, and hear my speech. Show Your marvelous lovingkindness by Your right hand, O You who save those who trust in You From those who rise up against th...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 458 Reading 1 JB 19:21-27 Job said: Pity me, pity me, O you my friends, for the hand of God has struck me! Why do you hound me as though you were divine, ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    October 1st: Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin & Doctor of the Church Podcast Download   Gospel text (Mt 18,1-5): The disciples came to Jesus and said: «Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?». Then Jesus called a little child, set the child in the mid...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin, Doctor  on Thursday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin, Doctor From a group photograph taken at...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin, Doctor  on Thursday of week 26 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 G...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin, Doctor  on Thursday of week 26 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. ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Thursday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Thursday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Thursday of week 26 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 Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin, Doctor  on Thursday of week 26 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 1 October 2020 Thursday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Struggle Of Not Praying Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Do you have a hard time praying, do you find it difficult? Maybe you are struggling to have a strong prayer life. Like many other believers, you find it hard to pray, to concentrate, to still yourself in your mind, to stay in pray...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of Counsel The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD. Isaiah 11:2   The Holy Spirit is the Spirit ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

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

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 30 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 Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Jerome St. Jerome (347 - 420) was born to a wealthy pagan family in Dalmatia. He was sent to Rome for his schooling and there converted to Christianity, being baptized by Pope Liberius. He studied theology and traveled widely to th...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens." Jeremiah 10:12  

  • Meditation

    Posted Sep 30 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "I believe that if those souls that tend towards sanctity were instructed as to the conduct they ought to follow, they would be spared a good deal of trouble. I speak as much of people in the world as of others. If they could realize the merit con...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 457 Reading 1 JB 9:1-12, 14-16 Job answered his friends and said:I know well that it is so; but how can a man be justified before God? Should one wish to contend with him, he could not answ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 26th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 9,57-62): As Jesus and his disciples went on their way, a man said to him, «I will follow you wherever you go». Jesus said to him, «Foxes have holes and birds of...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Saint Jerome, Priest, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 26 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Jerome, Priest, Doctor "St Jerome in his Study" (c.1606) by Caravaggio (1571-1610). Galleria Borghese, Rome. A commen...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Saint Jerome, Priest, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 26 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, ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Saint Jerome, Priest, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 26 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 Lo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Wednesday of week 26 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Wednesday of week 26 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Wednesday of week 26 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Saint Jerome, Priest, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 26 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 30 September 2020 Wednesday of week 26 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...

  • St. Michael the Archangel

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    September 29, 2020 St. Michael the Archangel, Our Defense Against Darkness Jeannie Ewing Fourteen years ago, I had a mysterious dream. It was so vivid and seemingly symbolic that I never forgot it. In the dream, I was on a battlefield, equipped with armor. Chaos swirled around me. Somehow, in...

  • Archangel Gabriel

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    September 29, 2020 Archangel Gabriel: The Power of God Fr. Ed Broom, OMV On September 29th the Church celebrates the Feast of three Archangels present in the Bible: St. Michael, the Archangel, the Archangel St. Gabriel, and the Archangel St. Raphael. The three are intimate friends of God...

  • The Role of Guardian Angels

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    September 29, 2020 The Role of Guardian Angels Jean Danielou Guardian angel’s role after Baptism The activity of the angels accompanies the entire life of man. But the question arises whether all men or only Christians have guardian angels. In other words, is the guardian angel given a...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day The Holy Archangels The Archangels St. Gabriel, St. Michael, and St. Raphael share a feast day on September 29th. These are the only three angels mentioned by name in Sacred Scripture. St. Gabriel means “Power of God." He is ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 29 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who has similarly bee...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 29 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Elohim Mystery Tuesday, September 29, 2020 One of the greatest hindrances to knowing God is knowing God. Most believers will tell you that they know God. Most religious people will say the same thing. Because they think they know God, they don't have to know Him anymore. They already know al...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Life-Giving Spirit The first man Adam became a living being. The last Adam became a life-giving spirit. 1 Corinthians 15:45 Jesus is a Life-Giving Spirit because He was victorious over death and the grave; He now has power to give life to everyone who believes in Him. Jesu...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven, I praise You and thank You for this new day of blessings. You are the mighty God, the creator of the universe, the lover of mankind, the sustainer of all. You are my awesome Heavenly Father. You are all-kn...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And t...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Feast of Saints  Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels Lectionary: 647 Reading 1 DN 7:9-10, 13-14 As I watched: Thrones were set up and the Ancient One took his throne. His clothing was bright as snow, and the hair on his head as white as wool; His t...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    September 29th: Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels Download   Gospel text (Jn 1,47-51): Truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man».   Illustration: Pili Piñero Today we have excelle...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - Feast  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels "St Michael Vanquishing Satan", by Raphael (1483-1520), Musée du Louvre, Paris. ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 ha...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 hast...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 h...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 29 September 2020 Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels - 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 he...

  • The Resistance is Rising

    Posted Sep 28 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Prominent Medical Doctor Arrested in London Protests: “What Kind of a Country Have We Become?”Dr. Heiko Schöning Arrested For Speaking Truth. Trafalgar Square London Protests. Image Source: YouTube. Mass Protests in London Against 2nd Lockdown, mandatory vaccination & face masksAll...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Wenceslaus St. Wenceslaus (907–935 A.D.) was the son of the Duke of Bohemia. His grandfather was converted to Christianity by the missionaries Sts. Cyril and Methodius. His mother, Dragomir, was the daughter of a pagan tribal...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 28 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "I, then, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another through love, striving to preserve the unity of the spirit through the bond ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Monday, September 28, 2020 There are times in our walks when we sense God's presence, His blessings, His favor, His love, and His moving. And there are other times when we don't. He seems to be far away. His presence seems withdrawn. You don't hear Him talking or feel that joy or assurance. Y...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Him Who Is and Who Was and Who Is to Come Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come. Revelation 1:4 Jesus is the One called Him Who Is. He is alive, and because He lives, you can enjoy His life. Are you afraid of something that might happ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God, Great are You Lord, and most worthy of praise. You are A Mighty Fortress... God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear... Psalm 46:1-2 I clap my hands and sing praises of joy ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear... Psalm 46:1-2

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 455 Reading 1 JB 1:6-22 One day, when the angels of God came to present themselves before the LORD, Satan also came among them. And the LORD said to Satan, “Whence do you come?” Then S...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 26th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 9,46-50): One day the disciples were arguing about which of them was the most important. But Jesus knew their thoughts, so he took a little child and stood him by his side. Then He s...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Wenceslaus, Martyr  or Saints Laurence Ruiz and his Companions, Martyrs  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 26 in Ordinary Time From a letter of St Polycarp to the...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Wenceslaus, Martyr  or Saints Laurence Ruiz and his Companions, Martyrs  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invit...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Wenceslaus, Martyr  or Saints Laurence Ruiz and his Companions, Martyrs  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the I...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 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 Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 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 Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 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 Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Wenceslaus, Martyr  or Saints Laurence Ruiz and his Companions, Martyrs  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 27 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 28 September 2020 Monday of week 26 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...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of Knowledge The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD. Isaiah 11:2   The Holy Spirit is the Spiri...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for Your holy words which I read in my BIble...   How sweet are Your words to my taste, Sweeter than honey to my mouth! Psalm 119:103   I pray that the words that go forth out...