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  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr  or Thanksgiving Day Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary Time A homily by St John ChrysostomIf we are sheep, ...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr  or Thanksgiving Day Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm in...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr  or Thanksgiving Day Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psal...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 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 November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin, Martyr  or Thanksgiving Day Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Ps...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 25 November 2021 Thursday of week 34 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 Fa...

  • Giving Thanks

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Tony Villari

      "If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough."  -- Meister Eckhart So, here we are, again.  Another "Thanksgiving" to deal with.  So... let's deal with it.  While we're at it, let's think about everything we're thankful&n...

  • God’s Grace And Comfort

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee– Isaiah 43:2 Perhaps you are experiencing the drowning, crushing, burning power o...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Columbanus Saint of the Day St. Columbanus (543 – 615 A.D.) was born in West Leinster, Ireland. He was a noble, well-educated, and handsome man who was pursued by many women. He sought the advice of a pious religious woman who advised him to flee from his temptations for the sake of hi...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "So submit yourselves to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you of two minds. Begin to lament, to mourn, to weep. Let your laughter be turned into mourning and your ...

  • Argumentative Essay: Writing Tips

    Posted November 24, 2021 by Benjamin Oaks

    A positive aspect of a topic can make a person passionate. However, if the subject has no particular stance, the information gained from research and discussions may not be enough to convince the reader. When such an assignment turns out to be problematic, people justify it by providing simple solut...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Andrew Dŭng-Ląc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs Lectionary: 505 Reading I Dn 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28 King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for a thousand of his lords, with whom he drank. Under the influence of the wine, he ordered the gol...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 21,12-19): Jesus said to his disciples, «People will lay their hands on you and persecute you; you will be delivered to the Jewish courts and put in...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs  on Wednesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs A letter of Saint Paul Le-Bao-TinhI am not alone: Ch...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs  on Wednesday of week 34 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs  on Wednesday of week 34 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, ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Wednesday of week 34 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 November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Wednesday of week 34 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 November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Wednesday of week 34 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 November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs  on Wednesday of week 34 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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Wednesday 24 November 2021 Wednesday of week 34 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 ...

  • Follow The Example

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man– Luke 2:52 This statement is a summary of eighteen years in Jesus’ life, from the time he was twelve years old until the narrative picks back up at age thirty. This was a time of relative obscurity, but it was the majority of...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Clement Saint of the Day St. Clement of Rome (d. 100 A.D.), also known as Pope St. Clement I, is considered the first Apostolic Father of the Church. He is mentioned by name in the Bible by the Apostle Paul in Philippians 4:3. St. Clement is also said to be one of the band of se...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 23, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "By this "will," we have been consecrated through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all." Hebrews 10:10

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 504 Reading I Dn 2:31-45 Daniel said to Nebuchadnezzar: “In your vision, O king, you saw a statue, very large and exceedingly bright, terrifying in appearance as it stood before you. The head...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 21,5-11): While some people were talking about the Temple, remarking that it was adorned with fine stonework and rich gifts, Jesus said to them, «The ...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Clement I, Pope, Martyr  or Saint Columbanus, Abbot and Missionary  or Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, Martyr  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Tuesday of week 34 in Or...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Clement I, Pope, Martyr  or Saint Columbanus, Abbot and Missionary  or Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, Martyr  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Clement I, Pope, Martyr  or Saint Columbanus, Abbot and Missionary  or Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, Martyr  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 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 November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time  or Saint Clement I, Pope, Martyr  or Saint Columbanus, Abbot and Missionary  or Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, Martyr  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that y...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Tuesday 23 November 2021 Tuesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • How We Manage Temptations

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away– Luke 8:13 In Luke 8, Jesus relates the parable of the sower. A man goes out to sow seed on his land. The seed falls on different kin...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Cecilia Saint of the Day St. Cecilia (3rd c.) is one of the most venerated of the virgin martyrs of Rome. Her name is in the Roman Canon of the Mass. According to tradition she made a private vow of chastity to Jesus, yet her parents promised her in marriage to a suitor. On her weddi...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 22, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him." 1 John 3:1

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Memorial of Saint Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr Lectionary: 503 Reading I Dn 1:1-6, 8-20 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came and laid siege to Jerusalem. The Lord handed over to him Jehoiakim, king of Ju...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 21,1-4): Jesus looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasure box; He also saw a poor widow dropping in two small coins. And he said, &l...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Saint Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr  on Monday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saint Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr St Cecilia, by Antonio Franchi (c.1650). A commentary of St Augustine on Psalm 32Sing to God in jub...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Saint Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr  on Monday of week 34 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 h...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Saint Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr  on Monday of week 34 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, ma...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Monday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Monday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Monday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Saint Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr  on Monday of week 34 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, ...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Monday 22 November 2021 Monday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...

  • Be Strong In The Lord

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might – Ephesians 6:10   You have perhaps had someone at one time or another seek to comfort or encourage you in the midst of a personal trial by slapping you on the back and telling you to “be strong.” The counsel was well-mean...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Bl. Maria Franciszka Siedliska Saint of the Day Bl. Maria Franciszka Siedliska (1842-1902) was born to a noble and wealthy family in Warsaw, Poland. When a Capuchin friar prepared her for her First Holy Communion, she began to desire the religious life and made a private act of consecration to G...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 21, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "For whatever was written previously was written for our instruction, that by endurance and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope." Romans 15:4

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Lectionary: 161 Reading I Dn 7:13-14 As the visions during the night continued, I saw     one like a Son of man coming,         on the clouds of heaven; &...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (B) listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Jn 18:33b-37): Pilate said to Jesus, "Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus answered, "Do you say this on your own or have others told you about m...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Christ the King 'Christ of St John of the Cross' by Salvador Dalí. Image © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection. From a discourse of Origen on prayerThy k...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity  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 Fat...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity  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...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity 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 November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fath...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity  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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Sunday 21 November 2021 Christ the King - Solemnity 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...

  • Maglietta Milan

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Evelyne Lucretia

    Maglie Calcio Poco Prezzo ritorno della massima serie inglese Con il ritorno della massima serie inglese Maglietta Milan, Maglia Napoli a poco meno di tre settimane maglie squadre calcio arriverà con pochi rischi Con il ritorno della massima serie inglese venerdì...

  • Magliette Manchester United

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Evelyne Lucretia

    Maglie Calcio Poco Prezzo avvicina agli anni del tramonto Mentre Victor Lindelof ed Eric Bailly sono buone risorse da Maglia Napoli, Magliette Manchester United il nazionale francese ha maglie calcio a basso prezzo durante le trattative Mentre Victor Lindelof ed Eric Bailly so...

  • Listen To The Lord

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not. For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favor of the LORD – Proverbs 8:33,35 We all have difficulty at times receiving instruction. But the instruction that the writer here speaks of is the godly way of true wisdom. Therefore, it is li...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Bl. Maria Fortunata Viti Saint of the Day Blessed Maria Fortunata Viti (1827–1922) was born in Italy, the eldest daughter of nine children. Her father had a gambling and alcohol addiction, and her mother died when she was 14 years old. Maria then cared for her younger siblings and worked a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 20, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "Therefore, from the day we heard this, we do not cease praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding to live in a manner worthy of the Lord, so as to be fully pleasing, in every good work bearing fruit ...

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 502 Reading I 1 Mc 6:1-13 As King Antiochus was traversing the inland provinces, he heard that in Persia there was a city called Elymais, famous for its wealth in silver and gold, and that its temp...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 20,27-40): Some Sadducees arrived. These people claim that there is no resurrection and they asked Jesus this question, «Master, in the Scripture Mose...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Saturday of week 33 in Ordinary Time A conference of St Thomas AquinasWhen your glory is seen, I shall be satisfied It is fitting that the end of all our desi...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  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 the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  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 with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, co...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 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 November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 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 th...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (First Vespers of tomorrow, Christ the King) Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the versi...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Saturday 20 November 2021 Saturday of week 33 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 en...

  • Sequel Sphere

    Posted November 19, 2021 by chris peterson

    Sequel Sphere is the most trustworthy assignment writing platform. It helps a lot of undergraduates tackle complicated assignments and submit them upon deadlines. This platform is a comprehensive solution to any problem with scholarly articles you can face. Thanks to a large team of experts with rea...

  • Maintaining Hope

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines…yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation – Habakkuk 3:17-18   What a wonderful encouragement from such a dark and discouraging prophecy!   While the prophet Habakkuk s...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Barlaam of Antioch Saint of the Day St. Barlaam of Antioch (d. 304 A.D.) was an elderly, uneducated peasant laborer from a village near Antioch. He was arrested for his Christian faith under the persecution of Roman Emperor Diocletian. He was detained for a long time in a dungeon before bein...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 19, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "And a highway shall be there, and it shall be called the Holy Way; the unclean shall not pass over it, and fools shall not err therein." Isaiah 35:8

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 501 Reading I 1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59 Judas and his brothers said, “Now that our enemies have been crushed, let us go up to purify the sanctuary and rededicate it.” So the whole army assemble...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 19,45-48): Jesus entered the Temple area and began to drive out the merchants. And He said to them, «God says in the Scriptures: ‘My house shall b...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time The treatise of St John Eudes on the kingdom of JesusThe mystery of Christ in us and in the Church We must strive to follow and...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 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 F...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 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 t...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Mid-Morning Prayer (Terce) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Midday Prayer (Sext) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fathe...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Afternoon Prayer (None) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Fa...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  Vespers (Evening Prayer) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the version with the Invitatory Psalm instead. O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Friday 19 November 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Compline (Night Prayer) (today) The Compline after First or Second Vespers of a Sunday may be substituted for the Compline of a weekday. ________ INTRODUCTION O God, come to our aid. O Lord, make haste to help us.Glory be to the Father...

  • Building A Life In Church

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Pastor John R. Harvey D.D.

    From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? – James 4:1 Have grudges, or petty differences, or personality clashes been tearing at your church lately? Has your own love for the Lord, and his people, been diminished by some strif...

  • Saint of the Day

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Saint of the Day St. Rose Philippine Duchesne (1769–1852) was born in Grenoble, France, to a wealthy and prominent family. At the age of 18 she joined the Visitation nuns against the wishes of her family, taking her religious name after St. Rose of Lima and St....

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted November 18, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Daily Verse "I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; yea, wait for the Lord!" Psalm 27:13-14

  • Lectionary

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 500 Reading I 1 Mc 2:15-29 The officers of the king in charge of enforcing the apostasy came to the city of Modein to organize the sacrifices. Many of Israel joined them, but Mattathias and his son...

  • Gospel/Homily

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time listen   Download   View 1st Reading and Psalm Gospel text (Lk 19,41-44): When Jesus had come in sight of the city, He wept over it and said, ‘If only today you knew the ways of peace! But now your eyes are held f...

  • Spiritual Reading

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles  or Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne  Spiritual Reading Your Second Reading from the Office of Readings: Thursday of week 33 in Ordinary Time St Gregory...

  • Office of Readings

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles  or Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne  Office of Readings Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use the...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 in Ordinary Time  or Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles  or Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne  Morning Prayer (Lauds) Introduction (without Invitatory) If this is the first Hour that you are reciting today, use...

  • Liturgy of the Hours

    Posted November 17, 2021 by Arch Bishop Micheal Ralph Vendegna S.O.S.M.A.

    Thursday 18 November 2021 Thursday of week 33 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...