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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-28-15, M, St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor/Church

    01/27/2015 9:34:38 PM PST · by Salvation · 18 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-28-15 | Revised New American Bible
     January 28, 2015Memorial of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church    Reading 1 Heb 10:11-18 Every priest stands daily at his ministry, offering frequently those same sacrifices that can never take away sins.But this one offered one sacrifice for sins, and took his seat forever at the right hand of God; now he waits until his enemies are made his footstool.For by one offering he has made perfect forever those who are being consecrated.The Holy Spirit also testifies to us, for after saying: This is the covenant I will establish with themafter those days, says the...
  • Confront indifference to God and neighbor, Pope says in 2015 Lenten message

    01/27/2015 3:30:00 PM PST · by NYer · 9 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | January 27, 2015 | Diogenes
    The Holy See Press Office has released the text of Pope Franciss 2015 Lenten message. Entitled Make Your Hearts Firm-- a reference to a verse in the Letter of St. James-- the message, dated October 4, calls upon Christians to confront the globalization of indifference. Indifference to our neighbor and to God also represents a real temptation for us Christians, the Pope wrote. Each year during Lent we need to hear once more the voice of the prophets who cry out and trouble our conscience. He added: In the Incarnation, in the earthly life, death, and resurrection of the Son...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/27/15)[Prayer]

    01/27/2015 5:14:13 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/27/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 11One day, after Moses had grown up, he went out to where his own people were and watched them at their hard labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his own people. 12Looking this way and that and seeing no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand. 13The next day he went out and saw two Hebrews fighting. He asked the one in the wrong, Why are you hitting your fellow Hebrew? 14The man said, Who...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/27/2015 2:02:05 AM PST · by Jeanbl · 12 replies
    January 27, 2015 | Jeanbl
    When I am afraid, I put my trust in You. . . This I know, that God is for me. In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise, in God I trust without a fear. Psalm 56:3; 9-11
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-27-15, OM, St. Angela Merici, Virgin

    01/26/2015 7:33:15 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-27-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 27, 2015Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 10:1-10 Brothers and sisters:Since the law has only a shadow of the good things to come, and not the very image of them, it can never make perfect those who come to worship by the same sacrifices that they offer continually each year.Otherwise, would not the sacrifices have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, once cleansed, would no longer have had any consciousness of sins?But in those sacrifices there is only a yearly remembrance of sins, for it is impossible that the blood of...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    01/26/2015 3:16:07 PM PST · by Kitty Mittens · 11 replies
    1-26-15 | Kitty Mittens
    1Peter 5:11 To Him be Glory and Dominion Forever and Ever, amen.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/26/15)[Prayer]

    01/26/2015 5:01:05 AM PST · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/26/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 2Now a man of the tribe of Levi married a Levite woman, 2and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him for three months. 3But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket[a] for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile. 4His sister stood at a...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-26-15, M, Sts. Timothy and Titus, Bishops

    01/25/2015 7:42:27 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-26-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 26, 2015Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, Bishops    Reading 1 2 Tm 1:1-8 Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of Godfor the promise of life in Christ Jesus,to Timothy, my dear child:grace, mercy, and peace from God the Fatherand Christ Jesus our Lord. I am grateful to God,whom I worship with a clear conscience as my ancestors did,as I remember you constantly in my prayers, night and day.I yearn to see you again, recalling your tears,so that I may be filled with joy, as I recall your sincere faiththat first lived in your grandmother...
  • Good Sunday Morning

    01/25/2015 4:43:38 AM PST · by knarf · 4 replies
    various authors ^ | January 25, 2015 | knarf various
    Background for getting ready for church
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/25/15)[Prayer]

    01/25/2015 4:30:25 AM PST · by left that other site · 21 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/25/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 1These are the names of the sons of Israel who went to Egypt with Jacob, each with his family: 2Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah; 3Issachar, Zebulun and Benjamin; 4Dan and Naphtali; Gad and Asher. 5The descendants of Jacob numbered seventy[a] in all; Joseph was already in Egypt. 6Now Joseph and all his brothers and all that generation died, 7but the Israelites were exceedingly fruitful; they multiplied greatly, increased in numbers and became so numerous that the land was filled with them. 8Then a...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-25-15, Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

    01/24/2015 10:49:05 PM PST · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-25-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 25, 2015Third Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Jon 3:1-5, 10 The word of the LORD came to Jonah, saying:“Set out for the great city of Nineveh,and announce to it the message that I will tell you.”So Jonah made ready and went to Nineveh,according to the LORD’S bidding.Now Nineveh was an enormously large city;it took three days to go through it.Jonah began his journey through the city,and had gone but a single day’s walk announcing,“Forty days more and Nineveh shall be destroyed, “when the people of Nineveh believed God;they proclaimed a fastand all of them, great and...
  • Prayers needed for Viet Nam hero vet

    01/24/2015 2:42:55 PM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 40 replies
    Jan 24, 2015 | self
    I'm asking for prayers to ease the suffering of a hero Viet Nam vet named Glenn who is in serious pain. The problems he has are traceable back to his exposure to some toxic chemicals while fighting for us.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/24/15)[Prayer]

    01/24/2015 6:03:17 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/24/1 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 45Then Joseph could no longer control himself before all his attendants, and he cried out, Have everyone leave my presence! So there was no one with Joseph when he made himself known to his brothers. 2And he wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard him, and Pharaohs household heard about it. 3Joseph said to his brothers, I am Joseph! Is my father still living? But his brothers were not able to answer him, because they were terrified at his presence. 4Then Joseph said...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-24-15, M, St. Francis de Sales, Bishop/Doctor of the Church

    01/23/2015 8:19:01 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-24-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 24, 2015Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church    Reading 1 Heb 9:2-3, 11-14 A tabernacle was constructed, the outer one,in which were the lampstand, the table, and the bread of offering; this is called the Holy Place.Behind the second veil was the tabernacle called the Holy of Holies. But when Christ came as high priest of the good things that have come to be, passing through the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made by hands, that is, not belonging to this creation, he entered once for all into the sanctuary, not...
  • Pro-life shrine to open in former Twin Spires (Missouri)

    01/23/2015 1:23:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    newspressnow.com ^ | January 22, 2015 | Jena Sauber
    The St. Mary and St. Joseph Family Memorial Foundation has purchased the Twin Spires in Downtown St. Joseph with plans to create a national pro-life shrine. When it opens this spring, the church will become the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the first national pro-life shrine in the country. It will serve as a location for prayer to end abortion, and for atonement for the babies and the conversion of their parents, the nonprofit said. It was kind of miraculous. We were going to build a shrine, said Richard Mahoney, president of the foundation. I got a call from a...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/23/15)[Prayer]

    01/23/2015 6:00:46 AM PST · by left that other site · 20 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/23/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 44Now Joseph gave these instructions to the steward of his house: Fill the mens sacks with as much food as they can carry, and put each mans silver in the mouth of his sack. 2Then put my cup, the silver one, in the mouth of the youngest ones sack, along with the silver for his grain. And he did as Joseph said. 3As morning dawned, the men were sent on their way with their donkeys. 4They had not gone far from the city...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (1/23/2015) [Prayer]

    01/22/2015 9:12:52 PM PST · by NEWwoman · 28 replies
    23 January 2015 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-23-15, OM, St. Vincent, Deacon/Martyr, St. Marianne Cope, V

    01/22/2015 8:38:37 PM PST · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-23-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 23, 2015Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 8:6-13 Brothers and sisters:Now our high priest has obtained so much more excellent a ministryas he is mediator of a better covenant, enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would have been sought for a second one.But he finds fault with them and says:Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord,when I will conclude a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.It will not be like the covenant I made with their fathersthe...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/22/15)[Prayer]

    01/22/2015 5:22:25 AM PST · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/22/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 19So they went up to Josephs steward and spoke to him at the entrance to the house. 20We beg your pardon, our lord, they said, we came down here the first time to buy food. 21But at the place where we stopped for the night we opened our sacks and each of us found his silverthe exact weightin the mouth of his sack. So we have brought it back with us. 22We have also brought additional silver with us to buy food. We...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(1/22/15)[Prayer]

    01/22/2015 5:05:11 AM PST · by left that other site · 24 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/22/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-22-15, Day of Prayer for the...Protec...of Unborn Children

    01/21/2015 8:24:04 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-22-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 22, 2015Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children    Reading 1 Heb 7:25—8:6 Jesus is always able to save those who approach God through him,since he lives forever to make intercession for them. It was fitting that we should have such a high priest: holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, higher than the heavens.He has no need, as did the high priests, to offer sacrifice day after day,first for his own sins and then for those of the people; he did that once for all when he offered himself.For the law appoints men subject to...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    01/21/2015 8:04:36 AM PST · by Hiskid · 18 replies
    1/21/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/21/15)[Prayer]

    01/21/2015 5:01:18 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/21/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 43Now the famine was still severe in the land. 2So when they had eaten all the grain they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, Go back and buy us a little more food. 3But Judah said to him, The man warned us solemnly, You will not see my face again unless your brother is with you. 4If you will send our brother along with us, we will go down and buy food for you. 5But if you will not send...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-21-15, M, St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

    01/20/2015 9:08:54 PM PST · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-21-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 21, 2015Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr  Reading 1 Heb 7:1-3, 15-17 Melchizedek, king of Salem and priest of God Most High,met Abraham as he returned from his defeat of the kingsand blessed him.And Abraham apportioned to him a tenth of everything.His name first means righteous king,and he was also “king of Salem,” that is, king of peace.Without father, mother, or ancestry,without beginning of days or end of life,thus made to resemble the Son of God, he remains a priest forever. It is even more obvious if another priest is raised upafter the likeness of Melchizedek, who...
  • Prayer Request for the Two Japanese Hostages

    01/20/2015 6:20:33 PM PST · by Grateful2God · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | 01/20/2015 | Jethro Mullen , Greg Botelho
    ISIS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless Tokyo pays $200 million.
  • Please pray for my uncle and family

    01/20/2015 3:32:50 PM PST · by LYDIAONTARIO · 40 replies
    personal | 1-20-15 | lydiaontario
    My Uncle, Jim Buttrey, died today. Was widowed in the 1960s, met is new wife when he was in his 80s! Came back to the Church, thanks to her. Please pray for the repose of his soul. He was a good man and a conservative, and never wanted anyone to fuss over him when his health got bad. He said his angels would watch over him! May he rest in peace.
  • Urgent Prayer Request for Spencer having Brain Surgery this morning (Update #94)

    01/20/2015 6:52:45 AM PST · by infool7 · 118 replies
    Cowgirl of Justice | Cowgirl of Justice
    Spencer and his brother were adopted from Russia when they were 3. His brother was dropped during birth by the attending doctor, who didnt know there was a second baby and has a brain injury as well as autism. He is in a respite care home and will be coming home next week as soon as they can get his medications right. Spencer has had headaches for a month and was attributed to a sinus infection. Last night, an MRI showed a very large tumor. He is heading to surgery now and it is not known how he will be...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/20/15)[Prayer]

    01/20/2015 5:31:43 AM PST · by left that other site · 22 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/20/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 42When Jacob learned that there was grain in Egypt, he said to his sons, Why do you just keep looking at each other? 2He continued, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die. 3Then ten of Josephs brothers went down to buy grain from Egypt. 4But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Josephs brother, with the others, because he was afraid that harm might come to him....
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Nation

    01/20/2015 1:24:02 AM PST · by Jeanbl · 13 replies
    January 20, 2015 | Jeanbl
    Let my prayer be set before You as incense, The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. . . Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me. Psalms 141:2; 66:20
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-20-15, OM, St. Fabian, Pope, St. Sebastian, Martys

    01/19/2015 7:46:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-20-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 20, 2015Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 6:10-20 Brothers and sisters:God is not unjust so as to overlook your workand the love you have demonstrated for his nameby having served and continuing to serve the holy ones.We earnestly desire each of you to demonstrate the same eagernessfor the fulfillment of hope until the end,so that you may not become sluggish, but imitators of those who,through faith and patience, are inheriting the promises. When God made the promise to Abraham,since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself,and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/19/15)[Prayer]

    01/19/2015 6:13:58 AM PST · by left that other site · 21 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/19/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 41So Pharaoh said to Joseph, I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt. 42Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his finger and put it on Josephs finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck. 43He had him ride in a chariot as his second-in-command, and people shouted before him, Make way! Thus he put him in charge of the whole land of Egypt. 44Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, I...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    01/18/2015 10:49:19 PM PST · by Kitty Mittens · 10 replies
    1-19-15 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 108:13 In God we'll Do our Very Best; He'll Flatten the Oposition for Good.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-19-15

    01/18/2015 8:03:08 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-19-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 19, 2015Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 5:1-10 Brothers and sisters:Every high priest is taken from among menand made their representative before God,to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.He is able to deal patiently with the ignorant and erring,for he himself is beset by weaknessand so, for this reason, must make sin offerings for himselfas well as for the people.No one takes this honor upon himselfbut only when called by God,just as Aaron was.In the same way,it was not Christ who glorified himself in becoming high priest,but rather the one who said...
  • Dr. David Jeremiah devotional for January 18

    01/18/2015 9:16:31 AM PST · by Dr. Thorne
    DavidJeremiah.org ^ | 1/18/2015 | Dr. David Jeremiah
    "Who is of a merry heart has a continual feast." - Proverbs 15:15 Recommended Reading: Proverbs 15:14-17 If youre lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, wrote Ernest Hemingway, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a movable feast. Paris is the City of Light. But how much better to have the promise in Proverbs 15:15 from the Father of heavenly lights who bestows on us every good and perfect gift (James 1:17). How richer a continual feast than a movable one! Those who truly know...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/18/15)[Prayer]

    01/18/2015 4:39:58 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/18/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 41When two full years had passed, Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing by the Nile, 2when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds. 3After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the riverbank. 4And the cows that were ugly and gaunt ate up the seven sleek, fat cows. Then Pharaoh woke up. 5He fell asleep again and had a second...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-18-15, Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

    01/17/2015 8:46:29 PM PST · by Salvation · 47 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-18-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 18, 2015Second Sunday of Ordinary Time    Reading 1 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19 Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORDwhere the ark of God was.The LORD called to Samuel, who answered, “Here I am.”Samuel ran to Eli and said, “Here I am. You called me.”“I did not call you, “ Eli said. “Go back to sleep.”So he went back to sleep.Again the LORD called Samuel, who rose and went to Eli.“Here I am, “ he said. “You called me.”But Eli answered, “I did not call you, my son. Go back to sleep.” At that time Samuel...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/17/15)[Prayer]

    01/17/2015 5:20:37 AM PST · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/17/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 40Some time later, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt offended their master, the king of Egypt. 2Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker, 3and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined. 4The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he attended them. After they had been in custody for some time, 5each of the two menthe...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-17-15, M, St. Anthony, Abbot

    01/16/2015 9:03:51 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-17-15 | Rvised New American Bible
    January 17, 2015Memorial of Saint Anthony, Abbot    Reading 1 Heb 4:12-16 The word of God is living and effective,sharper than any two-edged sword,penetrating even between soul and spirit,joints and marrow,and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart.No creature is concealed from him,but everything is naked and exposed to the eyes of himto whom we must render an account. Since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God,let us hold fast to our confession.For we do not have a high priestwho is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses,but...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/16/15)[Prayer]

    01/16/2015 7:08:53 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/16/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 39Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaohs officials, the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there. 2The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master. 3When his master saw that the Lord was with him and that the Lord gave him success in everything he did, 4Joseph found favor in his eyes and became his attendant. Potiphar...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-16-15

    01/15/2015 10:06:23 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-16-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 16, 2015Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 4:1-5, 11 Let us be on our guardwhile the promise of entering into his rest remains,that none of you seem to have failed.For in fact we have received the Good News just as our ancestors did.But the word that they heard did not profit them,for they were not united in faith with those who listened.For we who believed enter into that rest,just as he has said: As I swore in my wrath, “They shall not enter into my rest,” and yet his works were accomplishedat...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (1/16/2015) [Prayer]

    01/15/2015 9:10:20 PM PST · by NEWwoman · 21 replies
    16 January 2015 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the teachings we passed on to you, whether by word of mouth or by letter. May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. 2 Thessalonians 2:15-17 (NIV) ----
  • RCIA Week 17: The Eucharist

    01/15/2015 10:27:27 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 4 replies
    OLGCPlymouth ^ | 25 Feb 2014 | Fr. John Riccardo
    In this video, Fr. John Riccardo, pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Plymouth, Michigan, discusses the Most Blessed Sacrament, the Holy Eucharist, the "source and summit" of Christian life.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/15/15)[Prayer]

    01/15/2015 6:28:44 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/15/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 12Now his brothers had gone to graze their fathers flocks near Shechem, 13and Israel said to Joseph, As you know, your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I am going to send you to them. Very well, he replied. 14So he said to him, Go and see if all is well with your brothers and with the flocks, and bring word back to me. Then he sent him off from the Valley of Hebron. When Joseph arrived at Shechem, 15a man...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    01/15/2015 6:05:29 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/15/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalm 143:8-10 (ESV) Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. Deliver me from my enemies, O Lord! I have fled to you for refuge! Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!
  • What Do We Believe About the Seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church?

    01/14/2015 10:02:53 PM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 38 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | 14 Jan 2015 | Frederick Faber
    There is something almost indiscriminate in the generosity of the Precious Blood. It appears not to regard the probabilities of its being used, or appreciated, or welcomed. It goes in floods through the seven mighty channels of the sacraments. It lies like a superincumbent ocean of sanctifying grace over the Church. Truly, the sacraments are an invention of love, yet are thy not also as truly a necessity for our salvation? Would not the divine assurance of our salvation be a very heaven begun on earth? Yet the Sacraments are the nearest approach to such an assurance as the love...
  • Our Lady of the Holy Eucharist

    01/14/2015 9:39:46 PM PST · by OrthodoxIndianCatholic · 100 replies
    Introduction: The Blessed Mother is both Eucharistic Lady and Queen of the Holy Rosary. The Angelic Salutation "Hail Mary" that recurs throughout the Rosary that ended up in Mary's acceptance of Jesus Christ physically in her womb bonds the Rosary with the Eucharist. Linking Earth to Heaven : As the bearer of both, she draws us closer to the latter through the former. Mary's Rosary is indeed a magnetic chain that pulls us towards the Eucharist -"The Centre of Catholic - Christian Life". It is obvious that the Rosary is called "The Sacred Chain linking Earth to Heaven". It has...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-15-15

    01/14/2015 9:25:35 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-15-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 15, 2015»Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 3:7-14 The Holy Spirit says:Oh, that today you would hear his voice,“Harden not your hearts as at the rebellionin the day of testing in the desert,where your ancestors tested and tried meand saw my works for forty years.Because of this I was provoked with that generationand I said, ‘They have always been of erring heart,and they do not know my ways.’As I swore in my wrath,‘They shall not enter into my rest.’”Take care, brothers and sisters,that none of you may have an evil and unfaithful...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    01/14/2015 8:19:50 AM PST · by Hiskid · 16 replies
    1/14/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(1/14/15)[Prayer]

    01/14/2015 5:56:06 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/14/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Joseph New International Version (NIV) 37Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. 2This is the account of Jacobs family line. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his fathers wives, and he brought their father a bad report about them. 3Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-14-15

    01/13/2015 7:07:05 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-14-15 | Revised New American Bible
    January 14, 2015Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Heb 2:14-18 Since the children share in blood and Flesh,Jesus likewise shared in them,that through death he might destroy the onewho has the power of death, that is, the Devil,and free those who through fear of deathhad been subject to slavery all their life.Surely he did not help angelsbut rather the descendants of Abraham;therefore, he had to become like his brothers and sisters in every way, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest before Godto expiate the sins of the people.Because he himself...