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  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones. Proverbs 16:24

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Vincent de Paul St. Vincent de Paul (1581–1660) was born in France to a peasant farming family. As a child he grew up herding sheep, and showed such an aptitude for his studies that his father sold the family oxen to fund his...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him. Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; yet the word you hear is not mine but that of the Father who sent me." John 14:2...

  • Forgiveness the Destination

    Posted Sep 26 by Larry Makinson

    To forgive is the path, it is not the destination. To not forgive, keeps hate within one's self. To forgive, expels hate from one's self. To have forgiven all offences before they take place is the destination. If one is not offended, then hate cannot enter.   A child is not born wit...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 136 Reading 1 EZ 18:25-28 Thus says the LORD: You say, "The LORD's way is not fair!" Hear now, house of Israel: Is it my way that is unfair, or rather, are not your ways unfair? When someone virtuous turns away...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 26th (A) in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 21,28-32): Jesus went on to say to the chief priests and the elders of the people, «What do you think of this? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said to him: &ls...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time From a letter of St Polycarp to the PhilippiansYou have been saved by grace Polycarp and the Elders with him, to the Church of God sojourn...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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 Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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 Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 27 September 2020 26th 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. A...

  • Finding Proactive Answers

    Posted Sep 26 by Larry Makinson

    When one seeks an answer and cannot find the answer, then, perhaps the question is wrong for the answer one seeks. When one feels that something is wrong, and one asks the question, "Why are things like this?", there will always be the reasons one feels as to why things have become t...

  • Our Colleges have become Cesspools

    Posted Sep 26 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam Niki Williams is among about 40 people who have admitted to charges BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids' test scores as part of a colle...

  • Finally, looking past the money

    Posted Sep 26 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Placer County California Reopens Businesses, Schools, Churches in Defiance of Gov. Newsom, and COVID Incidents Decrease – Model for Rest of California? Kirk Uhler is the elected County Supervisor for the 4th District in Placer County, California. Placer County made news earlier this month ...

  • Short and Sweet

    Posted Sep 26 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Many Democrats are 'walking away' from the party It looks like the Democrats have a problem. Many are walking away from the party. The 'Walk Away movement' was started by former liberal Brandon Straka, who explained to Fox News why he walked away himself years ago. "Peop...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Intercessor But He, because He continues forever,has an unchangeable priesthood.Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him,since He always lives to make intercession for them.Hebrews 7:24-25 Jesus is your Intercessor. When He w...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God, I am so grateful for Jesus, my Intercessor, my Savior, my Lord. Thank you for loving me so much that you would sacrifice so much. Thank you for giving me your strong foundation to build my life upon, as Jesus taught us.....

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Whoever comes to Me, and hears My sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and c...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day Sts. Cosmas & Damian Sts. Cosmas and Damian (d. 287 A.D.) were twin brothers born in Arabia. They both became skilled physicians who practiced in Asia Minor. They took no money for their medical services, for which they were well-respe...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 26 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. He will bring forth your vindication as the light, and your right as the noonday. Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over him who prospers in his way, ove...

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 454 Reading 1 ECCL 11:9—12:8 Rejoice, O young man, while you are young  and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth. Follow the ways of your heart, the vision of your eyes; Yet...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 25th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 9,43b-45): While all were amazed at everything Jesus did, He said to his disciples, «Listen and remember what I tell you now: The Son of Man will be delivered into human hand...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 25 in Ordinary Time From a treatise on the psalms by Saint Hilary of PoitiersThe water of the rive...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs  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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs  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 w...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  or Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 26 September 2020 Saturday of week 25 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 e...

  • Nietzsche anyone?

    Posted Sep 25 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Mandatory Mask Wearing Is Silent Terrorism Meant for Psychological Submission   “If you are too weak to give yourselves your own law, then a tyrant shall lay his yoke upon you and say:” Obey! Clench your teeth and obey!” “And all good and evil shall be drowned in obedi...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Cleophas St. Cleophas (1st c.) was one of Jesus' seventy disciples, and one of the two disciples who were traveling along the road to Emmaus after the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus in Jerusalem, as recounted in Luke's Go...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 25 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "So, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in him, rooted in him and built upon him and established in the faith as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving." Colossians 2:6-7  

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Your Miracle Tomb Friday, September 25, 2020 It wasn't just an empty tomb. It was a specific empty tomb. It was somebody's empty tomb. It belonged to someone - Joseph of Arimathea. It was borrowed. It was loaned. God came to earth with no provision to purchase a tomb so a tomb could be g...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: I Am He Who Lives I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. Revelation 1:18   Jesus said, “I am He who lives” (Revelation 1:18), for in His death and resurrection He overcame sin and death. Even though you...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Thank You for all of Your promises, especially Your promise of abundant life...   I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly, John 10:10   Thank Yo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away. Revelation 21:4

  • Lectionary

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 453 Reading 1 ECCL 3:1-11 There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every thing under the heavens. A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot the pla...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 9,18-22): One day when Jesus was praying alone, not far from his disciples, He asked them, «What do people say about me?». And they answered, «Some say that you are...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 25 in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsAll good shepherds are in the one Shepherd We have seen that Christ feeds you with judgement, ...

  • Office Readings

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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 Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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 Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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 Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 25 September 2020 Friday of week 25 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...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Chanukah Key Thursday, September 24, 2020 Chanukah is the Feast of Dedication. "Dedication" is the literal translation of the Hebrew "Chanukah." The story of Chanukah involves a tyrant named Antiochus Epiphanes who sought to wipe out the Biblical faith and he nearly succeeded. But a ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. Romans 8:11 The Spirit Who Dwells in You is the Holy Spirit, the Third Person of the Godhead. Long bef...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, I feel so busy and stressed at times. There is so much to do...working at home and outside my home, activities at church and school, taking time to exercise, appointments, family obligations, invitations to special events... ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.  Draw near to God and He will draw near to you... Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up. James 4:7-10

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Saint of the Day St. Gerard Sagredo St. Gerard Sagredo (980–1046 A.D.) was born in Venice, Italy. From an early age he desired to dedicate his life to God, and as a young man became a Benedictine monk. He first served as abbot at a monastery in Ven...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Verse of the Day "But you, be self-possessed in all circumstances; put up with hardship; perform the work of an evangelist; fulfill your ministry. For I am already being poured out like a libation, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have competed well; I have f...

  • Feast Day

    Posted Sep 24 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

      Today’s Feast Day Our Lady of Ransom St. Peter Nolasco (12th c.) was inspired to establish a religious order for the ransom of Christians from Muslim captivity. On August 1, 1218 the Blessed Virgin appeared to St. Peter Nolasco along with his confe...

  • Lectionary

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

    Thursday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 452 Reading 1 ECCL 1:2-11 Vanity of vanities, says Qoheleth, vanity of vanities!  All things are vanity! What profit has man from all the labor which he toils at under the sun? One generation...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Thursday 25th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 9,7-9): King Herod heard of all that Jesus was doing and did not know what to think, for people said, «This is John, raised from the dead». Others believed that Elijah ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 25 in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsI shall feed my sheep on good pasture I shall gather them together from foreign nations ...

  • Office Readings

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 24 September 2020 Thursday of week 25 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 F...

  • What could possibly go wrong LOL?

    Posted Sep 23 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Seattle hires former pimp as 'street czar' for $150,000 after CHOP fiasco Seattle is paying an ex-pimp $150,000 a year to act as the city's "street czar" and offer "alternatives to policing" after protests morphed into the no-police-allowed Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.Activist Andre Taylor is ope...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina (1887–1968) was born to peasant farmers in southern Italy. By the time he was 5 years old he practiced a life of penance and made the decision to give himself completely t...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever." 1 Chronicles 16:34  

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Premarital World Wednesday, September 23, 2020 When dealing with couples who are about to get married, pastors need to encourage them to prepare for the marriage, not just the wedding. Couples tend to get caught up in the details and arrangements for the wedding, at the expense of pr...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: He Who is Holy and True These things says He who is holy, He who is true. Revelation 3:7   Jesus is called “He who is holy” (Revelation 3:7). Great revivals in past centuries began when believers saw God’s holiness. It was then that believers saw t...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   Thank You for this beautiful new day.   I come before You and humbly ask that You will create in me a clean heart, and forgive me of my sins and failures, as David prayed...   Create in me a clean hea...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, And uphold me by Your generous ...

  • Lectionary

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

    Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest Lectionary: 451 Reading 1 PRV 30:5-9 Every word of God is tested; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Add nothing to his words, lest he reprove you, and you will be exposed as a deceiver. Two things I ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Wednesday 25th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 9,1-6): Jesus called his twelve disciples and gave them power and authority to drive out all evil spirits and to heal diseases. And He sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Saint Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)  on Wednesday of week 25 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) From the letters of St Pius of PietrelcinaStones of the eternal dwelling Wit...

  • Office Readings

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

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Saint Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)  on Wednesday of week 25 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....

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Saint Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)  on Wednesday of week 25 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Wednesday of week 25 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 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Wednesday of week 25 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 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Wednesday of week 25 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 22 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Saint Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)  on Wednesday of week 25 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 ou...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Wednesday 23 September 2020 Wednesday of week 25 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...

  • One must traverse "The Darkness"

    Posted Sep 22 by Larry Makinson

    If one wishes to walk within the path of "The Light".One must have a basic understanding.To be within "The Light" is not the same as walking within the path of "The Light".   If one stands within "The Light", then there is no path from "The Light" for one to follow.Without "The Darkness", "Th...

  • Climate Change Agenda 2019

    Posted Sep 22 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    LEFTIST PROGRESSIVE PUPPET TEEN GRETA THUNBERG GIVES OUTRAGEOUSLY BAD ACTING PERFORMANCE AT UN THAT LEFT PEOPLE THINKING ‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ INSTEAD OF CLIMATE CHANGE Some of the reasons why Greta Thunberg is a pawn and a fraud, manufactured by PR firms and used by an army of globalist c...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Ignatius of Santhia St. Ignatius of Santhia (1686-1770) was born in Italy to an upper-class family. He received his early education from a devout priest, a relative of his mother, who inspired him to join the priesthood. He studied p...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "One of the scribes, when he came forward and heard them disputing and saw how well he had answered them, asked him, "Which is the first of all the commandments?" Jesus replied, "The first is this: 'Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You s...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Mars Hill Secret Tuesday, September 22, 2020 In Athens, Paul saw all the idols and altars to the false gods of Greece and, as a Jew, he was grieved in spirit. When he spoke on Mars Hill, he didn't dwell on all their false gods. Nor did he write them off as hopeless, or simply condemn the...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Now he who keeps His commandments abides in Him, and He in him. And by this we know that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom He has given us. 1 John 3:24 The Holy Spirit is the Spirit Whom He Has Given Us. He is the One that Jesus promised to give you (John 14:17). There are no good work...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God, I pray that in all of the situations that I face today, that I will be obedient and dependent upon You and Your Holy Spirit in me. I desire to give You all praise and glory. May the people I meet today experience Your lo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words,  but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power. 1 Corinthians 2:4-5

  • 秋冬の女性

    Posted Sep 21 by ファッションに関する 話題

    イ・ヒョリ、プロは違う!秋冬の女性のフレンチシックな表情「きっとヒョリ」 フェイクファーから民族衣装まで、自由落下の感情的なイラスト イ・ヒョリは秋の雰囲気の中でフランスのシックな外観を見せた。 ファッション誌マリー・クレアの秋のアルバムと海外のファッションブランドで、イ・ヒョリは秋のフレンチドレスを完成させ、モンクレール ダウン 偽物ロックンロールの自由に彼女の魅力を加えました。 写真では、イ・ヒョリ(イ・ヒョリ)が秋のチェック柄のジャケットからエスニックなロングスカート、ロングセーター、ハイトップブーツまで、さまざまなスタイルで魅力を披露してくれました。 ここでは、フレン...

  • Lectionary

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

    Tuesday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 450 Reading 1 PRV 21:1-6, 10-13 Like a stream is the king’s heart in the hand of the LORD; wherever it pleases him, he directs it. All the ways of a man may be right in his own eyes, but it ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Tuesday 25th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 8,19-21): The mother and relatives of Jesus came to him, but they could not get to him because of the crowd. Someone told him, «Your mother and your brothers are standing outs...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Tuesday 22 September 2020 Tuesday of week 25 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 25 in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsThe church, like a vine, grows and spreads everywhere They are straying across the mountain...

  • Office Readings

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

    Tuesday 22 September 2020 Tuesday of week 25 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 22 September 2020 Tuesday of week 25 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 22 September 2020 Tuesday of week 25 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 ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 22 September 2020 Tuesday of week 25 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 Fa...