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  • Manchester United Trøje

    Posted Jul 8 by Nieves Maria

    fodboldtrøjer Gillingham alle tre point i en Manchester United Trøje, Liverpool Trøje minut nægtede gillingham tryck fotbollströjor efter et hjørnespark   Ryan Broom's udligning i det 90. minut nægtede Gillingham alle tre point i en 1-1...

  • Liverpool Trøje

    Posted Jul 8 by Nieves Maria

    fodboldtrøjer Liverpool slog RB Leipzig samlet Liverpool Trøje, Arsenal Trøjer jurgen klopps side har sat fotbollströjor 2021 michael owen om bt sport   Liverpool slog RB Leipzig samlet 4-0 i Champions League for at komme videre til næste runde i konk...

  • Understanding That God Loves You

    Posted Jul 8 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    One of the first things children learn in Sunday school is that Jesus loves them, and they are quick to believe it. But as we get older, the hardships and disappointments of life may cause us to doubt this truth. We wonder how a gracious God could allow the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, a...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Being Truly Diabolical Thursday, July 8, 2021   What is the nature of the devil? The English word "devil" comes from the Greek word "diabolos" which comes from two Greek words: "dia" which means "against," and "bolos" which means "to cast." Together you get "to cast against" - ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: God of My Praise (Elohim Tehilati) Don’t stand by silently, O God of my praise, while wicked people slander me and tell lies about me. Psalm 109:1-2 author's translation   David made it a habit to praise God all the time. David called the Lord...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God of My Praise,   I lift up Your name and praise You this day,   Today and everyday are Your days.   You are the mighty God, creator of the universe, lover of mankind, sustainer of all, most magnificent and...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Don’t stand by silently, O God of my praise, while wicked people slander me and tell lies about me. Psalm 109:1-2 author's translation

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Kilian St. Kilian (c. 640-689 A.D.), also known as St. Cillian, was born to a noble family in Ireland. As a child he was known for his piety and love of study, which led him to the priesthood. He became a traveling bishop on the is...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "So humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time. Cast all your worries upon him because he cares for you." 1 Peter 5:6-7

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 386 Reading I Gn 44:18-21, 23b-29; 45:1-5 Judah approached Joseph and said: “I beg you, my lord, let your servant speak earnestly to my lord, and do not become angry with your servant, for you ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,7-15): Jesus said to his Apostles: “As you go, make this proclamation: ‘The Kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Cure the sick, raise the dead,...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time The Explanations of the Psalms by Saint Ambrose: Psalm 118God's temple is holy, and you are his temple My father and I will co...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 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 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 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 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 8 July 2021 Thursday of week 14 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 ...

  • Liverpool Tröja Barn

    Posted Jul 7 by Emilio Caraballo

    fotbollströjor laget som bokade sin plats   Becky Spencer gjorde en rad Arsenal Tröja, Liverpool Tröja Barn spurs-målvakt becky spencer fotbollströjor 2021 england går i offside   Chelsea kom ett steg närmare att behålla kvinnans Supe...

  • God’s Love For Us

    Posted Jul 7 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    God’s love can be hard to understand because it’s not like ours. We tend to love those whose character, attributes, and interests are appealing to us. But in God’s eyes, there is nothing attractive in us that makes us worthy of His affection. We are all sinners who have rebelled ag...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Greater than Jonah The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and indeed a greater than Jonah is here. Matthew 12:41   Jonah was one of the greatest preachers....

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord,   I am so aware of how the devil picks at me and tries to trip me all the time.   Please help me to...   Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord,   I am so aware of how the devil picks at me and tries to trip me all the time.   Please help me to...   Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 7 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8   Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.​ James 4...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Blessed Pope Benedict XI Bl. Pope Benedict XI (1240-1304) was born in Italy with the name Nicholas Boccasini. At the age of 14 he entered the Dominican Order, and went on to become a theology professor before being named M...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "In him we have redemption by his blood, the forgiveness of transgressions, in accord with the riches of his grace that he lavished upon us. In all wisdom and insight, he has made known to us the mystery of his will in accord with his favor that he set...

  • Meditation

    Posted Jul 7 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "With regard to evil thoughts, there may be a twofold delusion. God-fearing souls who have little or no gift of discernment, and are inclined to scruples, think that every wicked thought that enters their mind is a sin. This is a mistake, for it i...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 385 Reading I Gn 41:55-57; 42:5-7a, 17-24a When hunger came to be felt throughout the land of Egypt and the people cried to Pharaoh for bread, Pharaoh directed all the Egyptians to go to Joseph and ...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 10,1-7): Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority over the unclean spirits to drive them out and to heal every disease and sickness. ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time From the ancient document entitled "The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles"The Eucharist Celebrate the Eucharist as follows: S...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 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 Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 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 Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 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 Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 7 July 2021 Wednesday of week 14 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...

  • mennesker som vil bli trukket

    Posted Jul 6 by Chelsey Mckenn

    fotballdrakter mennesker som vil bli trukket   Det betyr at en million flere mennesker er innstilt Manchester United Drakt, Roma Drakt med fire millioner mennesker fotballdrakter salg sammenlignet   Det betyr at en million flere mennesker er innstilt på å betale ...

  • Why is Fasting Important

    Posted Jul 6 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    “Why should I fast?” It’s a question many Christians ask, and one the Bible answers. In Scripture, fasting is often associated with seeking God for a specific purpose. Daniel fasted in order to plead for Israel’s release from Babylonian captivity, which God had promised (Dan. 9:1-3). Nehemiah fa...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Shadowing the Snow Plough Tuesday, July 6, 2021   A friend of mine in ministry lived in upstate New York. When winter came, the snowfall would become so great that he couldn't continue driving. He'd pull over and wait until a snow plough came. As soon as the snow plough passed ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: That Great Shepherd of the Sheep Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant... Hebrews 13:20   There are many roles for the Great Shepherd of th...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven,   Too many times I find myself, or I notice others becoming concerned about what someone else is or is not doing.   Some people will complain and refuse to go out of their way or beyond the call of duty to...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant... Hebrews 13:20

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Maria Goretti St. Maria Goretti (1890–1902) was born in Italy to a humble farming family. Her father died from malaria when she was 9, leaving the family destitute. Her mother and older siblings worked in the fields while Mar...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe." Proverbs 18:10

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 384 Reading I Gn 32:23-33 In the course of the night, Jacob arose, took his two wives, with the two maidservants and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. After he had taken them ac...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 9,32-38): Some people brought to Jesus a man who was dumb because he was possessed by a demon. When the demon was driven out, the dumb man began to speak. The ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time From a discourse of St Augustine on Psalm 32Whether they like it or not, those who ar...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin, 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 Lor...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin, 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 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 a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 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 Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin, 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....

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 6 July 2021 Tuesday of week 14 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 an...

  • Fasting For The Soul

    Posted Jul 5 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Today much is misunderstood about fasting. One common assumption is that it’s related to dieting and health. And there are those who hope their self-denial will impress God or certain people. But neither of these is the purpose of the practice, according to Scripture.   Biblical fasting...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Jul 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The one you Have to get out of the way Monday, July 5, 2021   An old man stands in the desert before a burning bush and the voice of God calls him to a great mission. Moses answered the call of God by saying, ""Who am I, that I, should go to Pharaoh and that I should bring the ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Glory of the Lord But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. 2 Corinthians 3:18   The Holy Spirit is ...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   As You instruct us in 2 Chronicles 7:14...   ...if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day …if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Zoe of Rome St. Zoe of Rome (d. 286 A.D.) was a noblewoman married to a Roman court official during the reign of the infamous Emperor Diocletian. For six years she suffered from a condition that left her unable to speak; when she m...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Ever since the creation of the world, his invisible attributes of eternal power and divinity have been able to be understood and perceived in what he has made." Romans 1:20a  

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 383 Reading I Gn 28:10-22a Jacob departed from Beer-sheba and proceeded toward Haran. When he came upon a certain shrine, as the sun had already set, he stopped there for the night. Taking one of the s...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 9,18-26): While Jesus was speaking to them, an official of the synagogue came up to him, bowed before him and said, «My daughter has just died, but come a...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Elizabeth of Portugal  or Saint Antony Mary Zaccaria, Priest  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of week 14 in Ordinary Time From a letter of Pope St Clement I to the Corin...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Elizabeth of Portugal  or Saint Antony Mary Zaccaria, Priest  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm inste...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Elizabeth of Portugal  or Saint Antony Mary Zaccaria, Priest  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm i...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 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 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Elizabeth of Portugal  or Saint Antony Mary Zaccaria, Priest  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 5 July 2021 Monday of week 14 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 ...

  • To Whom Do We Account?

    Posted Jul 4 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    On this day, many Americans proudly define themselves by the nation they live in. But as Christians, we know our earthly citizenship has no bearing on our true identity. At the moment of salvation, all believers become citizens of heaven. Civic responsibilities, while important, are always secondary...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Good Shepherd I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. John 10:11   Jesus called Himself the Good Shepherd, because He does what good shepherds do: They give their lives for their sheep. They give up the pleasures of home to l...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Today I am thinking about how people try so hard to be independent.   We want to be individuals, to “do it ourselves.”   It starts when we are children.   We are child...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God... Romans 8:16

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati (1901-1925) was born in Turin, Italy, to a wealthy and prominent family. He was a vibrant, joyful, and athletic youth with an adventurous spirit and a strong zest for life. He...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Jesus said to him, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6

  • Meditation

    Posted Jul 4 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Meditation of the Day "Among the various indications that make the holiness of God known to men, the most convincing sign is the holiness of men, who are sanctified by the divine indwelling . . . In teaching us the words, ‘hallowed be Thy name,’ our Lord al...

  • SUNDAY GREETINGS

    Posted Jul 4 by Peter Schmalenbach · Germany

      Dear Friends,   to all I wish a fulfilling Sunday that strengthens the soul and lightens the heart. Let's look forward to the coming week with entries that inspire and enliven each other.   To my Friends in the USA, I wish you a festive and happy Independe...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 101 Reading I Ez 2:2-5 As the LORD spoke to me, the spirit entered into me     and set me on my feet,     and I heard the one who was speaking say to me:     Son of man...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mk 6,1-6): Jesus departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who hea...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time From a sermon by Saint AugustineA sacrifice to God is a contrite spirit I acknowledge my transgression, says David. If I admit my fault, then yo...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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 a...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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 and...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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 to...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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 Father...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 4 July 2021 14th 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. Allelui...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Jul 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Good Master Now behold, one came and said to Him, "Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?" Matthew 19:16   The rich young ruler went to Jesus asking, “Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal li...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Jul 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Thank You that You have given so much.   I am so thankful for Your love and the salvation that You provide for me...   In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. 1 John 4:10

  • Prayer for our Nation

    Posted Jul 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    A Prayer for our Nation By Debbie McDaniel's Dear God, Thank you for your great power. We praise you for your Truth. We’re grateful that you have set us free from the clutching grasp of sin and death. Would you be with your people, extending your grace, granting your freedom, prov...

  • The Lord Speaks Through His Word

    Posted Jul 3 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    When the Lord invited Peter, James, and John to ascend a mountain with Him, their lives were forever changed by what they saw and heard. As Jesus was transfigured before them, they were stunned by a dazzling display of His glory: His face shone like the sun, His clothes became a brilliant white, and...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Thomas the Apostle St. Thomas the Apostle (1st c.) was one of the twelve disciples who accompanied Jesus during His earthly ministry. He is remembered for his disbelief in the news of Christ's Resurrection until he physically saw a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Jul 3 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Verse of the Day "I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before others the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God. But whoever denies me before others will be denied before the angels of God." Luke 12:8-9  

  • The “Prayer of Jabez"

    Posted Jul 3 by Peter Schmalenbach · Germany

      Inspired by Rabbi Gary's entry "Yoma 80 | My Jewish Learning" last Wednesday, I would like to take up the "Prayer of Jabez" which I have known for a long time. As one of the two shortest prayers in the Bible, it is found in:     1 Chronicles 4:9-10 KJV And Jabez was more hono...

  • Lectionary

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

    Feast of Saint Thomas, Apostle Lectionary: 593 Reading I Eph 2:19-22 Brothers and sisters: You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones and members of the household of God,  built upon the foundation of the Ap...