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  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 16 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 16 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-...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 16 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 through Christ Jesus.Phili...

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 17 2020   « July 16  |  July 18 » Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 393 Reading 1 Is 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8 When Heze...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Friday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 12,1-8): It happened that Jesus walked through the wheat fields on a Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and began to pick some heads of wheat and crush them to eat the grain. When the Pharisees noticed thi...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  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 Fresh from the waters and resplend...

  • Office Readings

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

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday 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, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday 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, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 17 July 2020 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 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 17 July 2020 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 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 17 July 2020 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 16 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 17 July 2020 Friday 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 Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 17 July 2020 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...

  • Threats, threats, and more threats

    Posted Jul 16 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Colorado Town Threatens Residents With Up to a Year in Jail For Failure to Comply With Mask Requirement The city of Englewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, is now requiring all of its residents to wear face masks while outside their home in public spaces. The order is accompanied by fines and pena...

  • Think its not true? LOL. Wrong

    Posted Jul 16 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Ohio county establishes hotline for people to snitch on anyone not wearing a face mask People who don't wear a mask face up to 90 days in jail and a $750 fine A county in Ohio is encouraging the public to snitch on anyone who is not wearing a face mask by calling a hotline. Cuyahoga County, which ...

  • False positive 3%? not hardly

    Posted Jul 16 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    False Positive Results with BD SARS-CoV-2 Reagents for the BD Max System - Letter to Clinical Laboratory Staff and Health Care Providers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting clinical laboratory staff and health care providers of an increased risk of a false positive result with B...

  • 2 or more

    Posted Jul 16 by David Koontz

                                                               Matthew 18 ;20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Ride The Donkey Thursday, July 16, 2020 The writings of the ancient rabbis of Judaism say an amazing thing. There is not one Messiah, but two! How did this happen? The rabbis were confused. They read in Zechariah 9:9 that Messiah would come on a donkey riding into Jerusalem, humble and w...

  • 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 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 Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "But you, beloved, build yourselves up on your most holy faith; pray in the Holy Spirit; keep yourselves in the love of God; look forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life." Jude 1:17-21  

  • Feast Day

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 16 2020   « July 15  |  July 17 » Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 392 Reading 1 Is 26:7-9, 12, 16-19 The way ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Thursday 15th in Ordinary Time View saints July 16th: Our Lady of Mount Carmel 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 ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Our Lady of Mount Carmel  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopInstruction on the post-baptismal ...

  • Office Readings

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

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday 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, m...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 16 July 2020 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 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 16 July 2020 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 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 16 July 2020 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 15 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 16 July 2020 Thursday 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,...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 16 July 2020 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...

  • Did you just bring in some ringers? LOL LOL

    Posted Jul 15 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    I assume the bullies and narcs are at their wits end. They still havent gotten me off and now everyone is back on. Im sure they expected me to run away before this.  NOT RUNNING.  Im still going to keep exposing you. every single day. you should have just left me alone. but the fact o...

  • OUR FATHER

    Posted Jul 15 by David Koontz

    OUR FATHER                                                                                  &nb...

  • Wrong numbers, sorry

    Posted Jul 15 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    "Orlando Health's positivity rate is only 9.4 percent, not 98 percent as in the report." ORLANDO, Fla. - After FOX 35 News noticed errors in the state's report on positivity rates, the Florida Department of Health said that some laboratories have not been reporting negative...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Other End Of The Leash Wednesday, July 15, 2020 When I was growing up, I used to take my dog, ‘Pudgy,’ for walks. Whenever Pudgy saw something of interest, another dog, a rabbit, a mailman, she would take off after it – or she would try. I was on the other end of th...

  • 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 Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Please be with me today.   I want to draw near to you and I humbly ask you to draw near to me (James 4:8a)   I ask You for wisdom for all of my conversations, all of my relationships, all of my ...

  • 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

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day “When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite you in return, and you would be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, th...

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 15 2020   « July 14  |  July 16 » Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 391 Reading 1 Is 10:5-7, 13b-16...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Wednesday 15th in Ordinary Time View saints July 15th: Saint Bonaventure, bishop and doctor of the Church View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 11,25-27): On one occasion Jesus said, «Father, Lord of heaven and earth, I praise you, because you have hidden the...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Wednesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor From the Journey of the Mind to God by St BonaventureMystical wisdom is revealed by t...

  • Office Readings

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Wednesday 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, ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday 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 Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Saint Bonaventure, Bishop, Doctor  on Wednesday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 15 July 2020 Wednesday 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 Fath...

  • Little TOOT

    Posted Jul 14 by Larry Makinson

    Good day to and on this wonderful and glorious day. A special thanks to a new found friend. Thank you kindly Brian, may peace be with you always.   The story of Little TOOT.  Nordica 20 HalmanLaunched into the waters of Lake Manitoba at Gimli, MB. 1984Passed to 2nd owner at unknown date ...

  • Think the others dont see my post?

    Posted Jul 14 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Well then youre delusional. You dont have to log in to see posts or read blogs. LOL. i can bet all your acolytes do it.  oh youve done a good job but then again youve been doing this for many years, havent you. none of you are spring chickens and it takes a long time for someone to know just w...

  • TYRANNY at its finest

    Posted Jul 14 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Covid Madness: How Can So Few Control So Many?   The Best of Gary D. Barnett  “I should like merely to understand how it happens that so many men, so many villages, so many cities, so many nations, sometimes suffer under a single tyrant who has no other power than the power th...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day “'Come now, let us settle the matter', says the Lord. 'Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool. If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the good things of th...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "Chastity is the most unpopular of the Christian virtues. There is no getting away from it; the Christian rule is, ‘Either marriage, with complete faithfulness to your partner, or else total abstinence.’ Now this is so difficult and so...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lentils & Flattery Tuesday, July 14, 2020 The philosopher Aristoppus lived a comfortable life by flattering the tyrant king Denys. He began looking down on his less prosperous fellow philosophers. One of them was Digoeness. One day Aristoppus saw Diogeness washing some vegetables. Scornf...

  • 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 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 the begi...

  • 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&...

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 14 2020   « July 13  |  July 15 » Memorial of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin Lectionary: 390 Reading 1 Is 7:1-9 In the days of Ahaz, kin...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Tuesday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 11,20-24): Jesus began to denounce the cities in which He had performed most of his miracles, because the people there did not change their ways, «Alas for you Chorazin and Bethsaida! If the miracles...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday of week 15 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Kateri Tekakwitha From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopThe many prefigurations of baptism in Scripture Listen ...

  • Office Readings

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday 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, make haste to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday 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, make haste...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha  on Tuesday 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 Lord, make has...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 14 July 2020 Tuesday 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 a...

  • Lookey here.. what the teachers in LA are demanding

    Posted Jul 13 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    L.A. teachers union says schools can't reopen unless charter schools get shut down, police defunded and…………. The union also demands the implementation of a federal Medicare-for-All program, several new state-level taxes on wealthy people, and a "federal bailou...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Henry II Saint Henry II (972-1024 A.D.) was born to the Duke of Bavaria and the Princess of Burgundy. He was a pious child and was given the education of a priest. However, his destiny changed when he succeeded his father as the Du...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me." Colossians 1:28-29 ...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "My great God, you know all that is in the universe, because you yourself have made it. It is the very work of your hands. You are omniscient, because you are omnicreative. You know each part, however minute, as perfectly as you know the whole. Yo...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Missing His Appointment Monday, July 13, 2020 Did you ever wake up and realize you had an appointment to make, and you missed it. You overslept. Or maybe you’ve missed appointments without sleeping, but by getting distracted in something else. There were many people in the Gospel a...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying… "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!" Matthew 21:9   On Palm Sunday Jesus rode victoriously into Jerusalem on a donkey. ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for this new day.   Thank You that I am able to see, to hear, to speak, and to move freely today.   I am blessed because You are creative, forgiving, and an understanding God.  ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying… "Baruch Haba B'Shem Adonai" (Hebrew) "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!" Matthew 21:9

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 13 2020   « July 12  |  July 14 » Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 389 Reading 1 Is 1:10-17 Hear the word of the...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Liturgical day: Monday 15th in Ordinary Time View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,34--11,1): Jesus said to his disciples, «Do not think that I have come to establish peace on earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father and ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time From the treatise "On the Mysteries" by St Ambrose, bishopWe are born again through water and the Holy Spirit ...

  • Office Readings

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

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  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....

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday 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 12 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday 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 12 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday 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 12 by Arch Bishop Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday of week 15 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Henry  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 he...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 13 July 2020 Monday 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...

  • THIS is why small businesses are failing

    Posted Jul 12 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    NC Dem Takes Millions From Coronavirus Program He Criticized Cunningham's trash firm took $1 to $2 million from 'unacceptable' Trump program North Carolina Democratic Senate nominee Cal Cunningham's company collected up to $2 million in taxpayer dollars in coronavirus relief even as the candidate ...

  • Are you getting it yet?

    Posted Jul 12 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    California to release 8,000 inmates in attempt to combat COVID-19 spike in prisons More than a third of the inmates at San Quentin State Prison tested positive for coronavirus California plans to release as many as 8,000 prisoners this summer in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. On Frid...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Greater Than Solomon The queen of the South will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and indeed a greater than Solomon is here. Matthew 12:42   Solo...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I don't want to strive against You with my own self-efforts.   I want to totally rely on You.   Please increase my faith.   Please forgive my unbelief.   James writes...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 12 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

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Veronica St. Veronica (1st c.) is one of the holy women of Jerusalem who accompanied Jesus on the Way of the Cross. Out of her sorrow and compassion she offered Jesus her veil to wipe the blood and sweat from his face as He carried...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a ...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "St. Bridget once received and bore patiently a succession of trials from various persons. One of them made an insulting remark to her; another praised her in her presence, but complained of her in her absence; another calumniated her; another spo...

  • Lectionary

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

    USCCB »  Bible »  Daily Readings   July 12 2020   « July 11  |  July 13 » Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 103 Reading 1 Is 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD: Just as fro...