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  • 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 Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Tuesday 22 September 2020 Tuesday 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...

  • 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 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 Fat...

  • CLIMATE SLUSH FUND MONEY

    Posted Sep 21 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    FOLLOW THE (CLIMATE CHANGE) MONEY How big is the Climate Change Industrial Complex today? Surprisingly, no one seems to be keeping track of all the channels of funding. The first iron rule of American politics is: Follow the money. This explains, oh, about 80 percent of what goes on in Washingto...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Reward of Angels Monday, September 21, 2020 You have heard of the angel Gabriel and the angel Michael, but did you know that there's another kind of angel - earthly angels - as in "you." In the Bible the Hebrew word for "angel" is "malach"; in the Greek, it is "angelos." That's why i...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

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

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I am Your servant.   I look forward to the day when I am no longer held by the chains of human frailty and earthly concerns.   Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants. Truly I am your servant, Lord; I serve you just as my mother did; you have freed me from my chains. Psalm 116:15-16

  • Your Faith Can Help Others

    Posted Sep 21 by Br. E.G. Carriere

    https://www.faithisbelieving.org/blogs/1/36/your-faith-can-heal-others Your Faith Can Help OthersThis is a hard question to answer in a short post. Many books have been written on the subject. And yet, it can be so involved, and even so personal, the answer never seems to become clear to many peo...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Matthew St. Matthew the Apostle (1st c.) was a Jew who also went by the name of Levi. He was from Galilee and served in Capernaum as a tax collector for Herod Antipas before becoming a disciple of Jesus. It was in the home of St. M...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, 'Why could we not cast it out?' He said to them, 'Because of your little faith. For truly I tell you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, "Move from here to ...

  • Lectionary

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

    Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist Lectionary: 643 Reading 1 EPH 4:1-7, 11-13 Brothers and sisters: I, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bea...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    September 21st: Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 9,9-13): As Jesus moved on, He saw a man named Matthew at his seat in the custom-house, and He said to him, «Follow me». And Matthew got up and followed ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist Saint Matthew and the Angel (1661) by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Musée du Louvre, Paris. A sermon by ...

  • Office Readings

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glo...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.G...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory b...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glor...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 21 September 2020 Saint Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist - Feast Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Praying in My (Jesus') Name If you ask anything in My name, I will do it. John 14:14   “Jesus” is the name through whom you get your prayers answered. God created humans to have daily needs; that way, they will depend on God and cry out daily to Him. &ld...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Your Word teaches that faith without works is dead...   Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. James 2:17   Please give me the wisdom and motivation to ste...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. James 2:17

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon St. Andrew Kim Tae-gon (1821-1846) was born to a noble family in Korea, and was baptized at the age of 15 after his parents converted to the Catholic faith. Andrew's father, great-grandfather, and great-uncle wer...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, "Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And how does this happ...

  • Hebrews 13:20-21

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

    May the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep by the blood of the eternal covenant.  Jesus our Lord, furnish you with all that is good, that you may do his will.  Through Jesus Christ may he carry out in you all that is pleasing to him. To Christ be Glo...

  • Lectionary

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

    Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 133 Reading 1 IS 55:6-9 Seek the LORD while he may be found, call him while he is near. Let the scoundrel forsake his way, and the wicked his thoughts; let him turn to the LORD for mercy; to our God, who is gene...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Sunday 25th (A) in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Mt 20,1-16): Jesus told his disciples this parable, «The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. He agreed to...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsOn weak Christians You have failed to strengthen the weak, says the Lord. He is speaking to wicked shepher...

  • Office Readings

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

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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 19 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 20 September 2020 25th 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...

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Januarius St. Januarius (d. 305 A.D.), also known as San Gennaro, was the Bishop of Benevento, Italy. Little is known of his early life. He was arrested and imprisoned for his faith while visiting other Christians in jail duri...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple." Psalm 27:4  

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Our Hope By the commandment of God our Savior and the Lord Jesus Christ, our hope. 1 Timothy 1:1   Jesus is your Hope when things go wrong; He can change circumstances when you pray. Jesus is your Hope when you’re in a hole and it seems you can’t ge...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord,   If tomorrow never comes for me on this earth, I pray that I will leave behind a testimony that points to You.   Please help me to live as if today were my last before entering eternity with You, for I know not what...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth. Proverbs 27:1

  • Lectionary

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

    Saturday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 448 Reading 1 1 COR 15:35-37, 42-49 Brothers and sisters: Someone may say, “How are the dead raised?  With what kind of body will they come back?”You fool! What you sow is not bro...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Saturday 24th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 8,4-15): As a great crowd gathered and people came to him from every town, Jesus began teaching them through stories, or parables, «The sower went out to sow the seed. And as...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Januarius, Bishop, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 24 in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsOffer the bandage of consolation Scripture says...

  • Office Readings

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

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Januarius, Bishop, Martyr  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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Januarius, Bishop, Martyr  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 wit...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 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 18 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 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 18 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 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 18 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Januarius, Bishop, Martyr  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 19 September 2020 Saturday of week 24 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...

  • St. Padre Pio's First Healing Miracle

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

    St. Padre Pio’s First Healing Miracle Patricia Treece Just about everyone has heard of Padre Pio. The biographies that sell steadily year after year, including one by the author written with help from Pio’s friary, are crammed with accounts from people whose medically inexplicabl...

  • Thank you Samaire Armstrong

    Posted Sep 18 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    'O.C.' actress Samaire Armstrong voices support for Trump, says 'far-left mob' has silenced Americans'I'm voting #Trump2020,' she declares online. “The O.C.” actress Samaire Armstrong posted a passionate video on Wednesday pledging her support for Donald Trump for the 2020 presidential ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Wherever You Go Friday, September 18, 2020 In a dream, God spoke to Jacob: "I am with you and will keep you wherever you go." Jacob's reaction to the dream was to focus on the place where it happened. He called it "Beit El," which means "God's House." In a way, Jacob missed the point. It...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

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

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Almighty God,   Please increase my faith in You today.   Help me to understand what your Holy Bible says about faith...   Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Joseph of Cupertino St. Joseph of Cupertino (1603-1663) was the son of a poor Italian carpenter. His father died before he was born, leaving his mother destitute. As a result Joseph was underfed and often sick. He was an intellectu...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "Hark, your watchmen lift up their voice, together they sing for joy; for eye to eye they see the return of the Lord to Zion. Break forth together into singing, you waste places of Jerusalem; for the Lord has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerus...

  • Lectionary

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

    Friday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 447 Reading 1 1 COR 15:12-20 Brothers and sisters: If Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some among you say there is no resurrection of the dead? If there is no resurrection of the ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Friday 24th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 8,1-3): Jesus walked through towns and countryside, preaching and giving the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve followed him, and also some women who had been healed of evil...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 24 in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsPrepare your soul for temptation You have already been told about the wicked things shepherds ...

  • Office Readings

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

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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 17 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 18 September 2020 Friday of week 24 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...

  • "Bring it on!" says Pastor

    Posted Sep 17 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Pastor to officials threatening jail: 'Bring it on!' John MacArthur targeted by California edict restricting worship A nationally known Southern California pastor is telling government officials who are trying to shut down his congregation's worship through threats of fines and even jail to "Bring...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Maya Thursday, September 17, 2020 The Eastern religions and new age philosophies hold to a concept called "Maya." "Maya" means that everything is basically an illusion. But that creates a problem. Because if everything's an illusion, how could you ever know it - Then that too would be an...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Beginning and the End "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,“ says the Lord, “Who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty." Revelation 1:8   Jesus is the Beginning and the End; He was the Creator of all thing...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Today I pray and ask You, and depend on You, to be the source of victory in my life.   May Your banner of love wave over me, over my work and over my life so that You receive all glory...   He br...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day He brought me to the banqueting house, And his banner over me was love. Song of Solomon 2:4

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day St. Hildegard von Bingen St. Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179) was born to a large and noble German family. She began to have mystical visions at the age of three which continued throughout her life. Her parents, promising her to ...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace." Numbers 6:24-26  

  • Lectionary

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

    Thursday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 446 Reading 1 1 COR 15:1-11 I am reminding you, brothers and sisters,of the Gospel I preached to you,which you indeed received and in which you also stand.Through it you are also being saved,if you ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Thursday 24th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 7,36-50): One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to share his meal, so He went to the Pharisee's home and as usual reclined on the sofa to eat. And it happened that a woman of this town,...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 24 in Ordinary Time St Augustine's sermon On PastorsBe a model for the faithful When the Lo...

  • Office Readings

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

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Doctor  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to ou...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Doctor  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 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 16 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 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 16 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 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 16 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Doctor  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 17 September 2020 Thursday of week 24 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...

  • Well, I guess i was right after all, Huh?

    Posted Sep 16 by HOLLY UNFETTERED

    Fauci admits vitamins C, D minimize risk of COVID-19 infection Wednesday, September 16, 2020.................Hollywood might be closed, but its puppets are still busy putting on social media shows. One of them, Jennifer Garner, spoke with the infamous Anthony Fauci during a recent Instagram livestr...

  • Repentance

    Posted Sep 16 by Br. E.G. Carriere

  • Sapphries

    Posted Sep 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Anti-Dunamis Wednesday, September 16, 2020 In Luke 10:19, Messiah says this: "I give you power to tread on serpents and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy." But in the original Greek of the New Testament, it's not the power of the enemy - it's the dunamis. Dunamis is the s...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Sep 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Son of the Blessed But He kept silent and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked Him, saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?" Mark 14:61   During the trial of Jesus, the high priest asked Him, “Are You . . . the Son of...

  • Daily Prayers

    Posted Sep 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Thank You for the example You gave us while You walked on the earth.   There were times when Your silence was powerful.   Other times Your wise questions and Scripture responses spoke volumes. ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Sep 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

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

  • Saint of the Day

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

      Saint of the Day Pope St. Cornelius Pope St. Cornelius (d. 253 A.D.) was a Roman citizen and a holy priest who became the twenty-first successor to the chair of St. Peter, following a fourteen-month vacancy when Pope St. Fabian was martyred by Rom...

  • Verse of the Day

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

      Verse of the Day "If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, which the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor knows it. But you know it, because i...

  • Meditation

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

      Meditation of the Day "Let us recognize with lively faith and with the help of the Holy Ghost the great evil of sin, which robs us of grace. Then we shall immediately detest it with all the power of our soul and banish it from our heart. We shall detest it because, in ...

  • Lectionary

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

    Memorial of Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs Lectionary: 445 Reading 1 1 COR 12:31-13:13 Brothers and sisters: Strive eagerly for the greatest spiritual gifts. But I shall show you a still more excellent way. If I speak in human and angel...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Wednesday 24th in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 7,31-35): The Lord said, «What comparison can I use for this people? What are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace, about whom their companions compl...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Wednesday 16 September 2020 Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs  on Wednesday of week 24 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs A letter of St CyprianA faith that is eager and...

  • Office Readings

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

    Wednesday 16 September 2020 Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs  on Wednesday of week 24 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, c...