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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-31-14, M, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest

    07/30/2014 8:15:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-31-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 31, 2014Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Priest    Reading 1 Jer 18:1-6 This word came to Jeremiah from the LORD:Rise up, be off to the potter’s house;there I will give you my message.I went down to the potter’s house and there he was, working at the wheel.Whenever the object of clay which he was makingturned out badly in his hand, he tried again,making of the clay another object of whatever sort he pleased.Then the word of the LORD came to me:Can I not do to you, house of Israel,as this potter has done? says the LORD.Indeed, like...
  • Are You Falling Away?: Three Warning Signs

    07/30/2014 2:49:59 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    Catholic Education ^ | PAUL THIGPEN
    What a frightening prospect is the destiny of the backslider! Yet even for the worst of us sinners, God offers hope. A foolish old farmer, so the story goes, concluded one day that the oats he had fed his mule for years were simply costing him too much.  So he hatched a plan: He mixed a little sawdust in with the feed, and then a little more the next day, and even more the next, each time reducing the amount of oats in the mix. The mule didn't seem to notice the gradual change, so the farmer thought things were...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/30/2014 9:53:58 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 14 replies
    7/30/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/30/14)[Prayer]

    07/30/2014 4:50:05 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/30/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Deer New International Version (NIV) Nevertheless, you may slaughter your animals in any of your towns and eat as much of the meat as you want, as if it were gazelle or deer, according to the blessing the LORD your God gives you. Both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat it. (Deuteronomy 12:15) Dont eat anything abominable. These are the animals you may eat: ox, sheep, goat, deer, gazelle, roebuck, wild goat, ibex, antelope, mountain sheep(Deuteronomy 14:5) 1As the deer pants for streams of water,so my soul...
  • chaseGodtv

    07/30/2014 4:24:30 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 5 replies
    chaseGodtv ^ | 7-30-14
    You will find this guy VERY good. Talking about topics that many Christians talk about...but in the privacy of their home. These are things that we ALL NEED to talk about.
  • Catholic Caucus; Daily Mass Readings, 07-30-14, OM, St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop & Doctor/Church

    07/29/2014 8:59:30 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-30-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 30, 2014Wednesday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Jer 15:10, 16-21 Woe to me, mother, that you gave me birth!a man of strife and contention to all the land!I neither borrow nor lend,yet all curse me.When I found your words, I devoured them;they became my joy and the happiness of my heart,Because I bore your name,O LORD, God of hosts.I did not sit celebratingin the circle of merrymakers;Under the weight of your hand I sat alonebecause you filled me with indignation.Why is my pain continuous,my wound incurable, refusing to be healed?You have indeed become...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/29/14)[Prayer]

    07/29/2014 5:08:27 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/29/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Genesis 41 Cows New International Version (NIV) 1When 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...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings: 07-29-14, M St. Martha

    07/29/2014 4:59:43 AM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-29-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 29, 2014Memorial of Saint Martha  Reading 1 Jer 14:17-22 Let my eyes stream with tearsday and night, without rest,Over the great destruction which overwhelmsthe virgin daughter of my people,over her incurable wound.If I walk out into the field,look! those slain by the sword;If I enter the city,look! those consumed by hunger.Even the prophet and the priestforage in a land they know not. Have you cast Judah off completely?Is Zion loathsome to you?Why have you struck us a blowthat cannot be healed?We wait for peace, to no avail;for a time of healing, but terror comes instead.We recognize, O LORD,...
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/29/2014 1:48:20 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 10 replies
    July 29, 2014 | Jeanbl
    And the LORD uttereth His voice before His army; for His camp is very great, for he is mighty that executeth His word; for great is the day of the LORD and very terrible; and who can abide it? Yet even now, saith the LORD, turn ye unto Me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with lamentation; And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God; for He is gracious and compassionate, long-suffering, and abundant in mercy, and repenteth Him of the evil. Who knoweth whether He will...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/28/2014 7:53:59 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 9 replies
    7/28/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/28/14)[Prayer]

    07/28/2014 5:19:11 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/28/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Cobra New International Version (NIV) 6The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them. 7The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. 8The infant will play near the cobras den, and the young child will put its hand into the vipers nest. 9They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-28-14

    07/27/2014 9:50:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-28-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 28, 2014Monday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 Jer 13:1-11 The LORD said to me: Go buy yourself a linen loincloth;wear it on your loins, but do not put it in water.I bought the loincloth, as the LORD commanded, and put it on.A second time the word of the LORD came to me thus:Take the loincloth which you bought and are wearing,and go now to the Parath;there hide it in a cleft of the rock.Obedient to the LORD’s command, I went to the Parathand buried the loincloth.After a long interval, the LORD said to...
  • Latin Mass Propers, Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, 4/27/14

    07/27/2014 4:25:01 AM PDT · by piusv · 1 replies
    EPISTLE Rom. 6:19-23 Brethren: I speak an human thing, because of the infirmity of your flesh. For as you have yielded your members to serve uncleanness and iniquity, unto iniquity: so now yield your members to serve justice, unto sanctification. For when you were the servants of sin, you were free men to justice. What fruit therefore had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of them is death. But now being made free from sin and become servants to God, you have your fruit unto sanctification, and the end life everlasting. For...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(/27/14)[Prayer]

    07/27/2014 4:22:32 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Camel New International Version (NIV) …9So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter. 10Then the servant took ten camels from the camels of his master, and set out with a variety of good things of his master's in his hand; and he arose and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor. 11He made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at evening time, the time when women go out to draw...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 07-27-14, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    07/26/2014 8:05:08 PM PDT · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-27-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 27, 2014Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12 The LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night. God said, “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.” Solomon answered:“O LORD, my God, you have made me, your servant, kingto succeed my father David;but I am a mere youth, not knowing at all how to act. I serve you in the midst of the people whom you have chosen,a people so vast that it cannot be numbered or counted. Give your servant, therefore, an understanding heartto judge your people and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-26-14, M, Sts. Joachim and Anne, Parents, Bl. Virgin Mary

    07/25/2014 8:11:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-26-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 26, 2014Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary    Reading 1 Jer 7:1-11 The following message came to Jeremiah from the LORD:Stand at the gate of the house of the LORD,and there proclaim this message:Hear the word of the LORD, all you of Judahwho enter these gates to worship the LORD!Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel:Reform your ways and your deeds,so that I may remain with you in this place.Put not your trust in the deceitful words:“This is the temple of the LORD!The temple of the LORD! The temple...
  • Vanity - Prayers for my daughter abroad

    07/25/2014 12:40:21 PM PDT · by ZinGirl · 170 replies
    vanity | 25 July 2014 | ZinGirl
    Hi - I come to you humbly asking for your thoughts and prayers for our daughter. She just went abroad as she starts her Junior year from Gettysburg College and is in Melbourne, Australia. She has been there just over 2 weeks.Things were going great until she called this morning to say she was in the ER because she hasn't felt well, has had a headache for 2 days, and feels like she has been hit by a truck.Long story short, she is being treated for a bacterial infection and the hospital is bringing in infectious disease doctors. Her temp...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (7/25/2014) [Prayer]

    07/25/2014 6:23:42 AM PDT · by NEWwoman · 13 replies
    25 July 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Because of this, the wrath of the Lord is on you. There is, however, some good in you, for you have set your heart on seeking God. 2 Chronicles 19:2,3 (NIV) (What the prophet Jehu told good king Jehoshaphat when he had allied himself with evil king Ahab during the battle of Ramoth Gilead.) ----
  • Catholic Caucus; Daily Mass Readings, 07-25-14, FEAST, St. James, Apostle

    07/24/2014 8:59:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-25-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 25, 2014Feast of Saint James, Apostle  Reading 1 2 Cor 4:7-15 Brothers and sisters:We hold this treasure in earthen vessels,that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us.We are afflicted in every way, but not constrained;perplexed, but not driven to despair;persecuted, but not abandoned;struck down, but not destroyed;always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus,so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our body.For we who live are constantly being given up to deathfor the sake of Jesus,so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh....
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/24/2014 7:01:38 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 15 replies
    7/24/14 | Left that Other Site
  • ISIS Attacks Iraqi Town Where Christians from Mosul Took Refuge (churches become mosques)

    07/24/2014 6:20:09 AM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    Aleteia ^ | July 24, 2014 | John Burger
    Allen Kakony If anyone imagined that the militia of the self-proclaimed Islamic Caliphate would be satisfied when it pushed all the Christians and Shiites from the city of Mosul, think again. According to the Fides news agency, Islamic State militants launched a mortar attack against the village of Tilkif in an attempt to break into one of the towns in the Nineveh Plain, where Mosul families found refuge. "The attack started from a village controlled by jihadists, Father Paul Thabit Mekko, a Chaldean priest, told Fides, but was rejected by the Kurdish Peshmerga troops. In the night, panic...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-24-14, OM, St. Sharbel Makhluf, Priest

    07/23/2014 9:36:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-24-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 24, 2014Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Jer 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 This word of the LORD came to me:Go, cry out this message for Jerusalem to hear! I remember the devotion of your youth,how you loved me as a bride,Following me in the desert,in a land unsown.Sacred to the LORD was Israel,the first fruits of his harvest;Should any presume to partake of them,evil would befall them, says the LORD. When I brought you into the garden land to eat its goodly fruits,You entered and defiled my land,you made my heritage loathsome.The priests asked...
  • Christians Not Healthy Enough to Flee Mosul After Death Threat Renounce Faith 'Just to Stay Alive'

    07/23/2014 1:09:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies
    Christian Post ^ | July 22, 2014
    (Photo: Reuters)Families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul wait at a checkpoint in outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region in June 2014. At least five Christian families who were not healthy enough to flee Mosul, Iraq after the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ordered them to convert to Islam or be executed, have renounced their faith for Islam, according to a local government minister."There are five Christian families who converted to Islam because they were threatened with death," Younadim Kanna, a Christian and a member of Iraq's Parliament told The New...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/23/2014 7:15:37 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 18 replies
    7/23/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/23/14)[Prayer]

    07/23/2014 5:06:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/23/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Job40:15 Behemoth New International Version (NIV) 15Look at Behemoth, which I made along with you and which feeds on grass like an ox. 16What strength it has in its loins, what power in the muscles of its belly! 17Its tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of its thighs are close-knit. 18Its bones are tubes of bronze, its limbs like rods of iron. 19It ranks first among the works of God, yet its Maker can approach it with his sword.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-23-14, OM, St. Bridget of Sweden

    07/22/2014 9:29:21 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-23-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 23, 2014Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Jer 1:1, 4-10 The words of Jeremiah, son of Hilkiah,of a priestly family in Anathoth, in the land of Benjamin. The word of the LORD came to me thus: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,before you were born I dedicated you,a prophet to the nations I appointed you.“Ah, Lord GOD!” I said,"I know not how to speak; I am too young.” But the LORD answered me,Say not, “I am too young.”To whomever I send you, you shall go;whatever I command you, you...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/22/14)[Prayer]

    07/22/2014 4:54:57 AM PDT · by left that other site · 14 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/22/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Bears New International Version (NIV) 32David said to Saul, Let no one lose heart on account of this Philistine; your servant will go and fight him. 33Saul replied, You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth. 34But David said to Saul, Your servant has been keeping his fathers sheep. When a lion or a bear came and carried off a sheep from the flock, 35I went after it, struck...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/22/2014 2:05:46 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 10 replies
    July 22, 2014 | Jeanbl
    May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you! Daniel 6:16
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-22-14, M, St. Mary Magdalene

    07/21/2014 10:02:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-22-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 22, 2014Memorial of Saint Mary Magdalene  Reading 1 Mi 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd your people with your staff,the flock of your inheritance,That dwells apart in a woodland,in the midst of Carmel.Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead,as in the days of old;As in the days when you came from the land of Egypt,show us wonderful signs. Who is there like you, the God who removes guiltand pardons sin for the remnant of his inheritance;Who does not persist in anger forever,but delights rather in clemency,And will again have compassion on us,treading underfoot our guilt?You will cast into the depths of...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    07/21/2014 6:57:40 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 13 replies
    7/21/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/21/14)[Prayer]

    07/21/2014 5:43:27 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/21/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Judges 14 Bees New International Version (NIV)   Samson’s Marriage 14 Samson went down to Timnah and saw there a young Philistine woman. 2 When he returned, he said to his father and mother, “I have seen a Philistine woman in Timnah; now get her for me as my wife.” 3 His father and mother replied, “Isn’t there an acceptable woman among your relatives or among all our people? Must you go to the uncircumcised Philistines to get a wife?” But Samson said to his father, “Get her for me. She’s the...
  • Catholic Caucus; Daily Mass Readings, 07-21-14, OM, St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest, Doctor/Church

    07/20/2014 8:45:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-21-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 21, 2014Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Mi 6:1-4, 6-8 Hear what the LORD says:Arise, present your plea before the mountains,and let the hills hear your voice!Hear, O mountains, the plea of the LORD,pay attention, O foundations of the earth!For the LORD has a plea against his people,and he enters into trial with Israel. O my people, what have I done to you,or how have I wearied you? Answer me!For I brought you up from the land of Egypt,from the place of slavery I released you;and I sent before you Moses,Aaron, and Miriam....
  • May It Be Evident to Everyone (judging others by their appearance)

    07/20/2014 2:28:52 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    Catholic Stand ^ | July 19, 2014 | Diane McKelva
    St. Paul reminds us in his Pastoral Epistle to live out our faith so that it “may be evident to everyone.” [1 Timothy 4:14-16]How is that working for you?For example, while waiting for Mass to begin, do you analyze the people around you? Critique their choice of clothing? Hairstyle? Makeup? How they worship? Or are you focused on your purpose?Perhaps when you look at anyone at church, you pause and remember that they always have a more interesting story to tell than the one you conjure in your mind. We all need prayers, not persecution, especially in church, as one...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/20/14)[Prayer]

    07/20/2014 5:31:40 AM PDT · by left that other site · 30 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/20/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Isaiah 2:20 Bats New International Version (NIV) 20In that day people will throw away to the moles and bats their idols of silver and idols of gold, which they made to worship
  • Traditional Latin mass Propers, 6th Sunday after Pentecost, 7/20/14

    07/20/2014 4:14:38 AM PDT · by piusv · 1 replies
    EPISTLE Rom. 6:3-11 Brethren: Know you not that all we who are baptized in Christ Jesus are baptized in his death? For we are buried together with him by baptism into death: that, as Christ is risen from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we also may walk in newness of life. For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection. Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin may be destroyed, to the end that...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 07-20-14, Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    07/19/2014 8:24:05 PM PDT · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-20-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 20, 2014Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Wis 12:13, 16-19 There is no god besides you who have the care of all,that you need show you have not unjustly condemned.For your might is the source of justice;your mastery over all things makes you lenient to all.For you show your might when the perfection of your power is disbelieved;and in those who know you, you rebuke temerity.But though you are master of might, you judge with clemency,and with much lenience you govern us;for power, whenever you will, attends you.And you taught your people, by these deeds,that those who...
  • How Can You Heal Your Family Tree?

    07/19/2014 3:25:46 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies
    Standing on my head ^ | July 19, 2014 | Fr. Dwight Longenecker
    Healing the Family Tree is a groundbreaking book by the British psychiatrist Kenneth McCall. I met Dr McCall when I lived in England, and used his book in my own developing healing ministry as an Anglican priest. Dr McCall was brought up in China as the son of Christian missionaries. While there he experienced exorcisms and the influence of generational curses on families. As he matured he studied to practice medicine and specialized in psychiatry. He discovered that some incurable psychiatric patients had, as part of their problem, unresolved deaths within their family circle. He experimented with a new therapy...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/19/14)[Prayer]

    07/19/2014 5:33:48 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/19/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible 1Kings 10:22 Apes New International Version (NIV) 21All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold. None was of silver; it was not considered valuable in the days of Solomon. 22For the king had at sea the ships of Tarshish with the ships of Hiram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks. 23So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-19-14

    07/18/2014 8:34:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-19-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 19, 2014Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Mi 2:1-5 Woe to those who plan iniquity,and work out evil on their couches;In the morning light they accomplish itwhen it lies within their power.They covet fields, and seize them;houses, and they take them;They cheat an owner of his house,a man of his inheritance.Therefore thus says the LORD:Behold, I am planning against this race an evilfrom which you shall not withdraw your necks;Nor shall you walk with head high,for it will be a time of evil. On that day a satire shall be sung over you,and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/18/14)[Prayer]

    07/18/2014 5:07:04 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/18/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Deuteronomy 14:5, Isaiah 51:20 Antelopes New International Version (NIV) 5the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep. Your children have fainted; they lie at every street corner, like antelope caught in a net. They are filled with the wrath of the Lord, with the rebuke of your God.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (7/18/2014) [Prayer]

    07/17/2014 8:29:47 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 25 replies
    18 July 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation First Man on the Moon July 20, 1969 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. Psalm 139:7-10 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-18-14, OM, St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest

    07/17/2014 8:13:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-18-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 18, 2014Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8 When Hezekiah was mortally ill,the prophet Isaiah, son of Amoz, came and said to him:“Thus says the LORD: Put your house in order,for you are about to die; you shall not recover.”Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD: “O LORD, remember how faithfully and wholeheartedlyI conducted myself in your presence,doing what was pleasing to you!”And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah: “Go, tell Hezekiah:Thus says the LORD, the God of...
  • Religious nun has divine inspiration

    07/17/2014 8:17:49 AM PDT · by Mercat · 16 replies
    Catholic News Service ^ | Unknown | Catholic New Service
    I spent last weekend learning about Sacred Art. Got this in an email from one of the wonderful people I met there.
  • The church in the home

    07/17/2014 7:32:17 AM PDT · by Welchie25 · 7 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 7/17/14 | Archbishop Lori
    Growing up in New Albany, Ind., during the 1950s, I never heard the term domestic church, but I knew what it meant. I knew it because my parents and my friends parents made their homes domestic churches, even before that phrase from our Catholic tradition was retrieved during the Second Vatican Council. I guess you could say that my childhood friends and neighbors were at home in church and in church at home. But what did it mean in practical terms that we experienced the family as a domestic church? For one thing, it meant that nearly every Catholic family...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(7/17/14)[Prayer]

    07/17/2014 5:08:29 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/17/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Job 42:2 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) 2I know that you can do all things;no purpose of yours can be thwarted.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/17/14)[Prayer]

    07/17/2014 4:50:18 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/17/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Proverbs 6 Ants New International Version (NIV) 6Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! 7It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, 8yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-17-14

    07/16/2014 8:28:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-18-14 | Revised New American Bible
    July 17, 2014Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 26:7-9, 12, 16-19 The way of the just is smooth;the path of the just you make level.Yes, for your way and your judgments, O LORD,we look to you;Your name and your titleare the desire of our souls.My soul yearns for you in the night,yes, my spirit within me keeps vigil for you;When your judgment dawns upon the earth,the world’s inhabitants learn justice.O LORD, you mete out peace to us,for it is you who have accomplished all we have done. O LORD, oppressed by your punishment,we...
  • After 7 7 7: Heaven's Answer?!

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