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  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saints Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs  or Saint Pancras, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide From a treatise on John by St AugustineThe new...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saints Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs  or Saint Pancras, 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 ins...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saints Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs  or Saint Pancras, 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 11 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saints Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs  or Saint Pancras, Martyr  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Thursday 12 May 2022 Thursday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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...

  • Sapphries

    Posted May 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Cafeteria Principle Wednesday, May 11, 2022   When I was growing up, for lunch you went to the school cafeteria, got a tray, silverware, and a napkin. The school lunch ladies, with their hair bonnets and plastic gloves, would slop mashed potatoes and sloppy joes made from y...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Sun of Righteousness But to you who fear My name the Sun of Righteousness shall arise with healing in His wings, And you shall go out and grow fat like stall-fed calves. Malachi 4:2   The name “Sun of Righteousness” applies to Je...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Please make me aware of those who are sick and suffering today.   I lift up the babies who have been born with problems that require intervention and who need Your healing touch. May Your grace and Your loving...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day James 5:14-15 NKJV Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he...

  • Saint of the Day

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

    St. Francis of Girolamo Saint of the Day St. Francis de Girolamo (1642-1716) was the eldest of eleven children born to honorable and virtuous parents in Naples, Italy. As a child he was drawn to God and a life of prayer. Realizing his vocation to Holy Orders, he was ordained a Jesuit priest at t...

  • Lectionary

    Posted May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter Lectionary: 281 Reading I Acts 12:24—13:5a The word of God continued to spread and grow. After Barnabas and Saul completed their relief mission, they returned to Jerusalem, taking with them John, who is called Mark...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 12,44-50): Jesus cried out and said, “Whoever believes in me believes not only in me but also in the one who sent me, and whoever sees me sees the one who sent me...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide From the treatise on the Trinity by Saint Hilary of PoitiersThe unity of the faithful in God through the incarnation of ...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  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 May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  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 May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  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 May 10 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 11 May 2022 Wednesday of the 4th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Sapphries

    Posted May 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    None for the LazyTuesday, May 10, 2022 We live in a culture of lazy convenience. In days past you had to hunt for chicken. Now you just drive up to a window and the chicken comes in a paper bag with fries and a Coke. Too much trouble to turn on the television? Use the remote control. Too much troub...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Sent One I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day, the night is coming when no one can work. John 9:4   Jesus is the Sent One. Jesus was sent by the Father from Heaven to Earth for several reasons. First, Jesus was the Sent One from th...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   I praise You for sending Jesus to rescue me.   And I praise Jesus, the Sent One, for coming to save me.   Jesus has sent me into the world, just as You sent Him, to tell my friends and family of...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Mark 5:19 NIV Jesus did not let him, but said, “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.”

  • Lectionary

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter Lectionary: 280 Reading I Acts 11:19-26 Those who had been scattered by the persecution that arose because of Stephen went as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to no one but Jews. There were some Cyp...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 10:22-30): The feast of the Dedication was then taking place in Jerusalem. It was winter. And Jesus walked about in the temple area on the Portico of Solomon. So the Jews...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saint Damien of Molokai  or Saint John of Ávila, Priest, Doctor  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide From a sermon by Saint Peter Chrysologus,...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saint Damien of Molokai  or Saint John of Ávila, Priest, Doctor  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saint Damien of Molokai  or Saint John of Ávila, Priest, Doctor  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide  or Saint Damien of Molokai  or Saint John of Ávila, Priest, Doctor  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitato...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted May 9 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 10 May 2022 Tuesday of the 4th week of Eastertide Compline (Night Prayer)(today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father a...

  • Sapphries

    Posted May 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Visiting Day Monday, May 9, 2022   Before I went into full-time ministry, I worked with mentally disabled children. It wasn't very pleasant. Most people rejected them or were scared of them. Yet there was always visiting day. Parents would look at their beloved child as if they...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Father: Abba Father For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father." Romans 8:15   The Lord is your Abba Father. The title “Abba” means that He is your i...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Abba Father,   Today we celebrate mothers, and we ask you to bless and encourage all mothers in our lives.   We thank You for our natural mothers, as well as for all of the mothers you have placed in our lives when we most ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Proverbs 31:10 New International Version 10 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

  • How to help students in their coursework?

    Posted May 9 by Camila Madison

    Coursework can be a headache for students if they have limited time and resources along with the pressure of other academic tasks to juggle together. There might have been a time when students only had their school work to worry about but with changing times, new academic projects have been introduc...

  • Lectionary

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

    Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter Lectionary: 279 Reading I Acts 11:1-18 The Apostles and the brothers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles too had accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem the circumcised believers confronted him, sa...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 10:1-10): Jesus said: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever does not enter a sheepfold through the gate but climbs over elsewhere is a thief and a robber. But whoever e...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide St Basil the Great on the Holy SpiritThe Spirit gives life For this cause the Lord, who gives us our life, gave us the covenant o...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 May 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide  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 May 8 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 9 May 2022 Monday of the 4th week of Eastertide 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 ...

  • Meditation

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

    Today's Meditation “Finally—and this is perhaps the most difficult aspect of what concerns the practice of conformity to the will of God—we should desire virtue itself and the degrees of grace only insofar as God wishes to give them, and not desire more. Our whole ambition should ...

  • Lectionary

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

    Fourth Sunday of Easter Lectionary: 51 Reading I Acts 13:14, 43-52 Paul and Barnabas continued on from Perga and reached Antioch in Pisidia. On the sabbath they entered the synagogue and took their seats. Many Jews and worshipers who were converts to Judaism f...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Fourth Sunday of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 10:27-30): Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand. My F...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: 4th Sunday of Easter From a homily on the Gospels by Saint Gregory the Great, popeChrist the Good Shepherd I am the good shepherd. I know my own – by which I mean, I love ...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter  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 to the Son...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter  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 and to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter 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 to the S...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter 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 the Son and...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter 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 the Son ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter  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 and to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Sunday 8 May 2022 4th Sunday of Easter 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. Alleluia. _____...

  • Nowadays there are numerous applications for round boxes as wel

    Posted May 7 by Perez Cesar

    When it comes to storage and organization, round boxes can be used for a variety of purposes, both practical and imaginative, and they can be a fantastic idea in a variety of situations. If the container is large enough, they can be used to store a variety of different shapes in addition to circular...

  • Meditation

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

    Today's Meditation “The freshness of a living hope in God fills the soul with such energy and resolution, with such aspirations after the things of eternal life, that all this world seems to it—as indeed it is—in comparison with that which it hopes for, dry, withered, dead, and wo...

  • Lectionary

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

    Saturday of the Third Week of Easter Lectionary: 278 Reading I Acts 9:31-42 The Church throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria was at peace. She was being built up and walked in the fear of the Lord, and with the consolation of the Holy Spirit she grew in n...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Saturday of the Third Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 6:60-69): Many of the disciples of Jesus who were listening said, “This saying is hard; who can accept it?” Since Jesus knew that his disciples were murmuring...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide From a commentary on the gospel of John by Saint Cyril of AlexandriaChrist gave his own body for the life of all men &ldquo...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide 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 May 6 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  (First Vespers of tomorrow, 4th Sunday of Easter) 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Saturday 7 May 2022 Saturday of the 3rd week of Eastertide 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.Am...

  • Sapphries

    Posted May 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Past the Barriers Friday, May 6, 2022   Peter is in prison and an angel comes to him and takes him out. It is written, "they passed." In Acts 12:10 it says, they passed the first guard and the second guard, they passed all these checkpoints. Then they passed through the halls. ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: Mighty God (El Gibbor) For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality nor takes a bribe. Deuteronomy 10:17   The Lord is El Gibbor, the Mighty God of strength; He can give you ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   You are my refuge during times of trouble...   Be my strong refuge, To which I may resort continually, You have given the commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress. Psalm...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 6 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Proverbs 3:5-6 NKJV Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

  • Because the carpet tile products are durable it is possible to

    Posted May 5 by Perez Cesar

    According to the company, its one-of-a-kind styles range from narrow monochromatic patterns to large-scale, graphic tufted textures, which are ideal for lobbies and corridors in the healthcare industry. A total of seven different carpet tile designs and twelve different colorways are available for p...

  • Lectionary

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

    Friday of the Third Week of Easter Lectionary: 277 Reading I Acts 9:1-20 Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, that, if he should find any men...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Friday of the Third Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 6:52-59): The Jews quarreled among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his Flesh to eat?” Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless ...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide From a sermon by Saint Ephraem, deaconThe cross of Christ gives life to the human race Death trampled our Lord underfoot, but he ...

  • Office of Readings

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

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father an...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

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

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide 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 May 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  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 May 5 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 6 May 2022 Friday of the 3rd week of Eastertide 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 ...

  • Pastoral Counseling & Abuse Victims: Confidentiality – Clergy A

    Posted May 5 by Pastor Sarah Grace Ake ULCM

    So as we start this new series on mandated abuse reporting, we are going to discuss some very critical components of counseling abuse victims. First, for anyone you counsel you should have a confidentiality policy. There has been a large issue among some churches and pastors lacking confidentiality ...

  • What is Die Casting and how does Dean Group ensure that its Die

    Posted May 5 by Perez Cesar

    Both the die cast part and the tool design are equally important in the production of a die cast part. The draft angles required for part surfaces that run parallel to the direction of the die opening are only a few degrees in order to support part ejection from the die. The use of undercuts in die ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted May 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Adon the one who Owns you Thursday, May 5, 2022   We use the word, Jesus is Lord. We tell unbelievers to make Him Lord. But how often do WE really do that? We use the word a lot, but Lord is a radical thing. Lord in Hebrew is Adon. It comes from the root that means to rule over...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted May 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Fountain of Life For with You is the fountain of life; in Your light we see light. Psalm 36:9   When you’ve been on a long, hot walk, what you want is water. Sometimes the heat gets to be too much, and you’re in danger of a heat stroke. You nee...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted May 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer This prayer is from National Day of Prayer, please join together to pray for your nation... 2022 Theme:EXALT THE LORD, WHO HAS ESTABLISHED USbased upon on Colossians 2:6-7   Dear Lord God,   We exalt You.   ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted May 5 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Colossians 2:6-7 NASB2020 Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.

  • Meditation

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

    Today's Meditation “No human motive should lead us to pray: neither routine, nor the habit of doing as others do, nor a thirst for spiritual consolations. No, we should go to prayer to render homage to God. It is not, however, a common-place visit of propriety, nor a conversation without any ...

  • Lectionary

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

    Thursday of the Third Week of Easter Lectionary: 276 Reading I Acts 8:26-40 The angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, “Get up and head south on the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza, the desert route.” So he got up and set out. Now there was ...

  • Gospel/Homily

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

    Thursday of the Third Week of Easter listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 6:44-51): Jesus said to the crowds: “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day. It is written in the prophe...

  • Spiritual Reading

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

    Thursday 5 May 2022 Thursday of the 3rd week of Eastertide  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of the 3rd week of Eastertide From the treatise "Against the Heresies" by St IrenaeusThe Eucharist, pledge of our resurrection If our flesh is not saved,...