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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/29/15)[Prayer]

    05/29/2015 4:53:41 AM PDT · by left that other site · 8 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/29/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Solomon New International Version (NIV) 2 When the time drew near for David to die, he gave a charge to Solomon his son. 2 “I am about to go the way of all the earth,” he said. “So be strong, act like a man, 3 and observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in obedience to him, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and regulations, as written in the Law of Moses. Do this so that you may prosper in all you do and wherever you go 4 and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/29/2015) [Prayer]

    05/28/2015 9:29:32 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 15 replies
    29 May 2015 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins.” Mark 2:22 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-29-15

    05/28/2015 7:37:40 PM PDT · by Salvation · 22 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-29-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 29, 2015Friday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Sir 44:1, 9-13 Now will I praise those godly men,our ancestors, each in his own time.But of others there is no memory,for when they ceased, they ceased.And they are as though they had not lived,they and their children after them.Yet these also were godly menwhose virtues have not been forgotten;Their wealth remains in their families,their heritage with their descendants;Through God’s covenant with them their family endures,their posterity, for their sake. And for all time their progeny will endure,their glory will never be blotted out. Responsorial Psalm...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(5/28/15)[Prayer]

    05/28/2015 6:21:59 PM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/28/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Romans 5:2-5 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/28/15)[Prayer]

    05/28/2015 5:21:19 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/28/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Solomon New International Version (NIV) 28 Then King David said, “Call in Bathsheba.” So she came into the king’s presence and stood before him. 29 The king then took an oath: “As surely as the Lord lives, who has delivered me out of every trouble, 30 I will surely carry out this very day what I swore to you by the Lord, the God of Israel: Solomon your son shall be king after me, and he will sit on my throne in my place.” 31 Then Bathsheba bowed down with her face...
  • Unspoken Prayer Request

    05/27/2015 8:56:25 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 36 replies
    vanity | O5/27/15 | ealgeone
    Asking all Christians to be in prayer for a friend who is going through a difficult illness. This will be a internet laying on of hands for this believer. Your prayers are appreciated. We serve the Great Physician!
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-28-15

    05/27/2015 8:41:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-28-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 28, 2015Thursday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Sir 42:15-25 Now will I recall God’s works;what I have seen, I will describe.At God’s word were his works brought into being;they do his will as he has ordained for them.As the rising sun is clear to all,so the glory of the LORD fills all his works;Yet even God’s holy ones must failin recounting the wonders of the LORD,Though God has given these, his hosts, the strengthto stand firm before his glory.He plumbs the depths and penetrates the heart;their innermost being he understands.The Most High possesses...
  • Practical help for the demon-possessed: Vatican rolls out new exorcism course

    05/27/2015 5:59:56 PM PDT · by Coleus · 39 replies
    cna ^ | Apr 10, 2015 | Ann Schneible
    This month the Vatican will gather a wide range experts in the field of exorcism with the aim of shedding light on demonic possession from both theological and scientific perspectives. The annual course, “Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation,” is designed for priests and lay persons interested in learning how to recognize a case of demonic possession when they see one – and what to do about it. This year's session will run from April 13-18 at Rome's Regina Apostolorum University, and will feature interventions by a wide range of experts in the field of exorcism from priests – including practicing...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/27/2015 8:38:17 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 13 replies
    5/27/15 | Hiskid
  • We Are All The Duggars

    05/27/2015 6:30:45 AM PDT · by grame · 84 replies
    Liberate ^ | 5/26/15 | Chad Bird, Daniel Emery Price
    Leo Tolstoy famously wrote, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The problem is that I’ve yet to meet a family that fits into Tolstoy’s tidy categories of “happy” and “unhappy.” The reality is far messier. Put tears and laughter, love and betrayal, fights and hugs into a blender and out will come a family. Even in homes where the walls are decorated with portraits of grinning moms and dads and kids, there’s usually a closet door that’s kept shut. Last week we were reminded of that, when the media flung open that...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/27/15)[Prayer]

    05/27/2015 5:21:39 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/27/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Solomon New International Version (NIV) 1 When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him. 2 So his attendants said to him, “Let us look for a young virgin to serve the king and take care of him. She can lie beside him so that our lord the king may keep warm.” 3 Then they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful young woman and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king. 4 The woman was very beautiful; she took care...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-27-15, OM, St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop

    05/26/2015 9:00:31 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-27-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 27, 2015Wednesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Sir 36:1, 4-5a, 10-17 Come to our aid, O God of the universe,look upon us, show us the light of your mercies,and put all the nations in dread of you!Thus they will know, as we know,that there is no God but you, O Lord. Give new signs and work new wonders. Gather all the tribes of Jacob,that they may inherit the land as of old,Show mercy to the people called by your name;Israel, whom you named your firstborn.Take pity on your holy city,Jerusalem, your dwelling place.Fill...
  • Photo of Marine Praying with Bride-to-be Goes Viral

    05/26/2015 2:39:13 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | May 26, 2015 | Matthew Archbold
    This is heartening. Makes me feel a little bit better about the country just knowing this couple is out there. Good Morning America has the story:A photo of a young Marine praying with his bride-to-be quickly went viral after it was posted on Facebook by the wedding photographer. U.S. Marine Cpl. Caleb Earwood wanted to pray with his bride Maggie before their ceremony in Asheville, North Carolina, on Saturday. So with the help of their family and wedding photographer Dwayne Schmidt, Caleb was guided to the cabin where Maggie was getting ready for the service, where the couple joined hands...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/26/15)[Prayer]

    05/26/2015 4:36:39 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/26/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 23 These are the last words of David: “The inspired utterance of David son of Jesse,     the utterance of the man exalted by the Most High, the man anointed by the God of Jacob,     the hero of Israel’s songs: 2 “The Spirit of the Lord spoke through me;     his word was on my tongue. 3 The God of Israel spoke,     the Rock of Israel said to me: ‘When one rules over people in righteousness,     when he rules in the fear of God, 4 he is like the...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/26/2015 1:25:46 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 11 replies
    May 26, 2015 | Jeanbl
    My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-26-15, M, St. Philip Neri, Priest

    05/25/2015 8:49:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-26-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 26, 2015Memorial of Saint Philip Neri, Priest    Reading 1 Sir 35:1-12 To keep the law is a great oblation,and he who observes the commandments sacrifices a peace offering.In works of charity one offers fine flour,and when he gives alms he presents his sacrifice of praise.To refrain from evil pleases the LORD,and to avoid injustice is an atonement.Appear not before the LORD empty-handed,for all that you offer is in fulfillment of the precepts.The just one’s offering enriches the altarand rises as a sweet odor before the Most High.The just one’s sacrifice is most pleasing,nor will it ever be...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/25/2015 2:55:57 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 13 replies
    5-25-15 | Kitty Mittens
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/25/15)[Prayer]

    05/25/2015 5:17:22 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/25/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 22 David sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. 2 He said: “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; 3     my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,     my shield[a] and the horn[b] of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—     from violent people you save me. 4 “I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise,...
  • Catholic Caucus:Daily Mass Readings, 05-25-15,OM, St. Bede, St. Gregory VII, St.M. Magdalene dePazzi

    05/24/2015 9:28:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 45 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-25-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 25, 2015Monday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Sir 17:20-24 To the penitent God provides a way back,he encourages those who are losing hopeand has chosen for them the lot of truth.Return to him and give up sin,pray to the LORD and make your offenses few.Turn again to the Most High and away from your sin,hate intensely what he loathes,and know the justice and judgments of God,Stand firm in the way set before you,in prayer to the Most High God. Who in the nether world can glorify the Most Highin place of the living...
  • Veni, Sancte Spiritus

    05/24/2015 2:35:45 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Catholicity.com ^ | May 24, 2015 | Stephen Langton,Archbishop Of Canterbury,1228
    Sequence for the Solemnity of Pentecost From A Catholic Prayer Book Veni, Sancte Spiritus From A Catholic Prayer Book Ascribed to Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury (+ 1228) Holy Spirit, Lord of Light, From the clear celestial height. Thy pure beaming radiance give. Come, thou Father of the poor, Come, with treasures which endure; Come, thou Light of all that live! Thou, of all consolers best, Thou, the soul's delightful guest, Dost refreshing peace bestow. Thou in toil art comfort sweet; Pleasant coolness in the heat; Solace in the midst of woe. Light immortal, Light divine, Visit thou these hearts...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/24/15)[Prayer]

    05/24/2015 5:00:13 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/24/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 9 Throughout the tribes of Israel, all the people were arguing among themselves, saying, “The king delivered us from the hand of our enemies; he is the one who rescued us from the hand of the Philistines. But now he has fled the country to escape from Absalom; 10 and Absalom, whom we anointed to rule over us, has died in battle. So why do you say nothing about bringing the king back?” 11 King David sent this message to Zadok and Abiathar, the priests: “Ask...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-24-15, SOL, Pentecost Sunday, Mass during the Day

    05/23/2015 6:23:04 PM PDT · by Salvation · 59 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-24-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 24, 2015Pentecost Sunday, Mass during the Day Reading 1 Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the skya noise like a strong driving wind,and it filled the entire house in which they were.Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,which parted and came to rest on each one of them.And they were all filled with the Holy Spiritand began to speak in different tongues,as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem.At this sound,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-24-15, SOL, Pentecost Sunday, Vigil Mass

    05/23/2015 1:38:43 PM PDT · by Salvation · 29 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-24-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 24, 2015Pentecost Sunday, Vigil Mass    Reading 1 Gn 11:1-9 The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words.While the people were migrating in the east,they came upon a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.They said to one another,“Come, let us mold bricks and harden them with fire.”They used bricks for stone, and bitumen for mortar.Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a cityand a tower with its top in the sky,and so make a name for ourselves;otherwise we shall be scattered all over the earth.” The LORD came down to see...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/23/15)[Prayer]

    05/23/2015 5:34:05 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/23/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 19 [a]Joab was told, “The king is weeping and mourning for Absalom.” 2 And for the whole army the victory that day was turned into mourning, because on that day the troops heard it said, “The king is grieving for his son.” 3 The men stole into the city that day as men steal in who are ashamed when they flee from battle. 4 The king covered his face and cried aloud, “O my son Absalom! O Absalom, my son, my son!” 5 Then Joab went into the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-23-15

    05/22/2015 10:07:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-23-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 23, 2015Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 28:16-20, 30-31 When he entered Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself,with the soldier who was guarding him. Three days later he called together the leaders of the Jews.When they had gathered he said to them, “My brothers,although I had done nothing against our peopleor our ancestral customs,I was handed over to the Romans as a prisoner from Jerusalem.After trying my case the Romans wanted to release me,because they found nothing against me deserving the death penalty.But when the Jews objected, I was obliged to...
  • PE Conversations: Baptism in the Holy Spirit

    05/22/2015 10:44:14 AM PDT · by OK Sun · 2 replies
    PE News ^ | 22 May 2015 | John W. Kennedy
    As Christians mark Pentecost Sunday on May 24, various Assemblies of God district leaders responded to questions posed by PE News Editor John W. Kennedy. Those participating in the discussion are Tom Jacobs, superintendent of the Iowa Ministry Network; Stephen Tourville, superintendent of the PennDel Ministry Network; and James Braddy, superintendent of the Northern California and Nevada Assemblies of God. PE NEWS: How old and where were you when you received the baptism in the Holy Spirit? TOM JACOBS: I received the baptism in the Holy Spirit on my 14th birthday during a small Sunday evening youth service. Our...
  • South Carolina Federal Judge Partially Upholds Christian Prayers at School Graduation

    05/22/2015 10:13:50 AM PDT · by OK Sun · 4 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | May 21, 2015 | Heather Clark
    GREENVILLE, S.C. — A federal judge in South Carolina has partially upheld the practice of Christian prayers during high school graduation ceremonies. As previously reported, an anonymous couple contacted the American Humanist Association (AHA) in 2013 to complain that Mountain View Elementary School had held its graduation ceremony at the chapel on the campus of North Greenville University, a Christian institution in Traveler’s Rest. They also cited that prayers had been presented at the event. The prayers, according to reports, had been written by the children and were reviewed by school officials before being presented. In response to the complaint,...
  • Hinson-Merton Friendship Continues Impact on Baptist Spirituality

    05/22/2015 6:16:29 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Baptist Global News ^ | 5/20/15 | Carrie McGuffin and Jeff Brumley
    Glenn Hinson urges fellow Baptists to emulate the late Catholic monk Thomas Merton’s belief that contemplative spirituality is not limited to monasteries.The late Catholic monk, author and interfaith pioneer Thomas Merton is far more than a distant historical figure because the body of his work can actually improve the spirituality of Baptists even today, Baptist scholar E. Glenn Hinson says. Hinson knows because that’s what happened to him through the relationship he developed with Merton during the 1960s. “Little by little, I gained more confidence that I understood what Thomas Merton was trying to do,” Hinson told some 60 ministers...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/22/15)[Prayer]

    05/22/2015 4:42:19 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/22/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 19 Now Ahimaaz son of Zadok said, “Let me run and take the news to the king that the Lord has vindicated him by delivering him from the hand of his enemies.” 20 “You are not the one to take the news today,” Joab told him. “You may take the news another time, but you must not do so today, because the king’s son is dead.” 21 Then Joab said to a Cushite, “Go, tell the king what you have seen.” The Cushite bowed down before...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/22/2015) [Prayer]

    05/21/2015 9:57:04 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 30 replies
    22 May 2015 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Decoration (Memorial) Day – first observed, May 30, 1868 Oh, that my head were a spring of water and my eyes a fountain of tears! I would weep day and night for the slain of my people. Jeremiah 9:1 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-22-15, OM, St. Rita of Cascia, Religious

    05/21/2015 7:35:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-22-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 22, 2015Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 25:13b-21 King Agrippa and Bernice arrived in Caesareaon a visit to Festus.Since they spent several days there,Festus referred Paul’s case to the king, saying,“There is a man here left in custody by Felix.When I was in Jerusalem the chief priests and the elders of the Jewsbrought charges against him and demanded his condemnation.I answered them that it was not Roman practiceto hand over an accused person before he has faced his accusersand had the opportunity to defend himself against their charge.So when they came together here,...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(5/21/15)[Prayer]

    05/21/2015 5:34:52 AM PDT · by left that other site · 24 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/21/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalm 130:5-6(NIV) 5 I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits,   and in his word I put my hope. 
6 I wait for the Lord   more than watchmen wait for the morning, 
    more than watchmen wait for the morning.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/21/15)[Prayer]

    05/21/2015 4:42:07 AM PDT · by left that other site · 12 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/21/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 16 When David had gone a short distance beyond the summit, there was Ziba, the steward of Mephibosheth, waiting to meet him. He had a string of donkeys saddled and loaded with two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred cakes of raisins, a hundred cakes of figs and a skin of wine. 2 The king asked Ziba, “Why have you brought these?” Ziba answered, “The donkeys are for the king’s household to ride on, the bread and fruit are for the men to eat, and...
  • Courageous Teen Convert Continues to Risk All for Jesus

    05/21/2015 4:13:52 AM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Women of Grace ^ | May 20, 2015
    Six years ago, the nation was captivated by the story of a young teen named Rifqa Bary who was forced to flee her family home in Ohio after converting from Islam to Christianity. Even though she still canÂ’t reveal her whereabouts, her new book chronicles her journey from a life of fear into that of a happy Christian college student who is now free to love the God who set her free.The Columbia Dispatch is reporting on BaryÂ’s new book, Hiding in the Light: Why I Risked Everything to Leave Islam and Follow Jesus, which documents the long and turbulent...
  • Pope urges prayers for China, persecuted Christians over Pentecost (Catholic Caucus)

    05/21/2015 3:43:20 AM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    cns ^ | May 20, 2015 | Laura Ieraci
    Members of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart pray in their motherhouse chapel in Fushun, China, in this 2007 photo. The community of nuns was founded in the 1930s by Maryknoll. (CNS file/Nancy Wiechec) By Laura Ieraci Catholic News ServiceVATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked Catholics worldwide to show solidarity through their prayers for Catholics in China and for persecuted Christians over the Pentecost weekend.The World Day of Prayer for the Church in China is observed each year on the feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, May 24, which this year falls on Pentecost.Catholics in China invoke Mary,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-21-15, OM, St. Christopher Magallanes, Priest & Companions

    05/20/2015 8:26:13 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-21-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 21, 2015Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 22:30; 23:6-11 Wishing to determine the truthabout why Paul was being accused by the Jews,the commander freed himand ordered the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin to convene.Then he brought Paul down and made him stand before them. Paul was aware that some were Sadducees and some Pharisees,so he called out before the Sanhedrin,“My brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of Pharisees;I am on trial for hope in the resurrection of the dead.”When he said this,a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and Sadducees,and the...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/20/2015 8:04:04 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 15 replies
    5/20/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/20/15)[Prayer]

    05/20/2015 4:39:24 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/20/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) Psalm 51[a] For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God,     according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion     blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash away all my iniquity     and cleanse me from my sin. 3 For I know my transgressions,     and my sin is always before me. 4 Against you, you only, have I sinned     and done what is evil in your sight;...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-20-15, OM, St. Bernadine of Siena, Priest

    05/19/2015 9:07:10 PM PDT · by Salvation · 43 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-20-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 20, 2015Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 20:28-38 At Miletus, Paul spoke to the presbyters of the Church of Ephesus:“Keep watch over yourselves and over the whole flockof which the Holy Spirit has appointed you overseers,in which you tend the Church of Godthat he acquired with his own Blood.I know that after my departure savage wolves will come among you,and they will not spare the flock.And from your own group, men will come forward perverting the truthto draw the disciples away after them.So be vigilant and remember that for three years, night and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/19/15)[Prayer]

    05/19/2015 4:59:26 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/19/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 12 The Lord sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, “There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor. 2 The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, 3 but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It shared his food, drank from his cup and even slept in his arms. It was like a...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/19/2015 1:45:34 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 12 replies
    May 19, 2015 | Jeanbl
    The sum of your word is Truth. . . Ps. 119:160
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-19-15

    05/18/2015 9:00:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-19-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 19, 2015Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter   Reading 1 Acts 20:17-27 From Miletus Paul had the presbytersof the Church at Ephesus summoned. When they came to him, he addressed them,“You know how I lived among youthe whole time from the day I first came to the province of Asia.I served the Lord with all humilityand with the tears and trials that came to mebecause of the plots of the Jews,and I did not at all shrink from telling youwhat was for your benefit,or from teaching you in public or in your homes.I earnestly bore witness for both...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/18/2015 11:46:15 AM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 10 replies
    5-18-15 | Kitty Mittens
    2Samuel 7:22 Thou art Great, O Lord God: For their is None like Thee, Neither is their any God beside Thee.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/18/15)[Prayer]

    05/18/2015 5:03:35 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/18/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful, 3 and David sent someone to find out about her. The man said, “She is Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite.” 4 Then David sent messengers to get her. She came to him, and he slept with her. (Now she was purifying herself from her monthly uncleanness.) Then she went back home. 5 The...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-18-15, OM, St. John I, Pope and Martyr

    05/17/2015 8:56:58 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-18-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 18, 2015Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter   Reading 1 Acts 19:1-8 While Apollos was in Corinth,Paul traveled through the interior of the countryand down to Ephesus where he found some disciples. He said to them,“Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?”They answered him,“We have never even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”He said, “How were you baptized?”They replied, “With the baptism of John.”Paul then said, “John baptized with a baptism of repentance,telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him,that is, in Jesus.”When they heard this,they were baptized...
  • Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

    05/17/2015 6:10:42 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    The Town Talk | 5/16/15 | Bob Tompkins
    Great story which can't be posted on FR due to legal issues but click HERE to go to the site. Long read.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/17/15)[Prayer]

    05/17/2015 5:01:16 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/17/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 10 In the course of time, the king of the Ammonites died, and his son Hanun succeeded him as king. 2 David thought, “I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent a delegation to express his sympathy to Hanun concerning his father. When David’s men came to the land of the Ammonites, 3 the Ammonite commanders said to Hanun their lord, “Do you think David is honoring your father by sending envoys to you...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-17-15, SOL, The Ascension of the Lord/7th Sunday of Easter

    05/16/2015 7:55:10 PM PDT · by Salvation · 68 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-17-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 17, 2015Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord    Reading 1 Acts 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus,I dealt with all that Jesus did and taughtuntil the day he was taken up,after giving instructions through the Holy Spiritto the apostles whom he had chosen.He presented himself alive to themby many proofs after he had suffered,appearing to them during forty daysand speaking about the kingdom of God.While meeting with them,he enjoined them not to depart from Jerusalem,but to wait for “the promise of the Fatherabout which you have heard me speak;for John baptized with water,but in a few days...
  • Humble Palestinian Nuns to be Made Catholic Saints

    05/16/2015 9:38:44 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    WDAM Channel 7 ^ | 5/16/15 | CNN
    BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK (CNN) - Pope Francis will canonize two 19th century Palestinian women as Roman Catholic saints. The historic event is especially meaningful to one of the world's oldest Christian communities. It is the perfect celebration of sainthood for two Palestinian nuns, a humble and devout offering of prayer to mark a historic moment for Christians and Palestinians. In the land of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, the land of the beginnings of Christianity, Mariam Baouardy and Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas are the first two Palestinian saints in modern times. “As Christians, this is a sign of hope, this is...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/16/15)[Prayer]

    05/16/2015 4:40:33 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/16/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 9 David asked, “Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?” 2 Now there was a servant of Saul’s household named Ziba. They summoned him to appear before David, and the king said to him, “Are you Ziba?” “At your service,” he replied. 3 The king asked, “Is there no one still alive from the house of Saul to whom I can show God’s kindness?” Ziba answered the king, “There is still a son of...