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  • Please pray for us

    08/22/2014 7:36:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    August 22, 2014 | 2ndDivisionVet
    My wife just found out today that her store will close in about two months and she may be laid off. That will leave only my small V.A. pension and that won't cut it. Plus she won't have health insurance. We need your prayers. Thanks.
  • 7 Ways to Honor the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    08/22/2014 3:41:26 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 26 replies
    http://www.catholicgentleman.net ^ | June 19, 2014 | Sam Guzman
    “Behold this heart which has so loved men.” – Jesus Christ “Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, of its very nature, is a worship of the love with which God, through Jesus, loved us, and at the same time, an exercise of our own love by which we are related to God and to other men.” - Pope Pius XII At the very center of Christianity is love. Love is the whole message, the whole law. Now, I don’t mean love in the sense of quickly passing infatuation or sexual attraction, two mistaken definitions of our confused culture, but...
  • St. Padre Pio’s 5 Point Rule of Life

    08/22/2014 2:55:18 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 7 replies
    Catholic Exchange ^ | August 21, 2014 | Sam Guzman
    When we think of great mystics and wonder-working saints, we often think of those who lived centuries ago. Yet, St. Pio of Pietrelcina was both a mystic and a performer of many miracles—and he died in 1968, only 46 years ago.In many ways, this saint was and is a contradiction to our scientific, rational age, and despite their eagerness to prove him a fraud, skeptics remain consistently unable to explain the many miracles that accompanied St. Pio’s life.But while St. Pio is remembered as a miracle worker, he was perhaps best known in his day as a spiritual father to countless souls. He gave wise and holy counsel...
  • A Letter on Divine Worship (Sign of Peace in the Latin Rite)

    08/22/2014 2:12:44 PM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | August 22, 2014 | Fr. Gerald E. Murray
    The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments published a Circular Letter entitled “The Ritual Expression of the Gift of Peace at Mass” on July 8.  Pope Francis approved it the previous day and ordered its publication. The letter treats the question of the Sign of Peace, resolving the question whether the Holy See would move the Sign of Peace to earlier in the Mass. The decision was made to leave the Sign of Peace where it is. The Letter explains: In the Roman liturgical tradition, the exchange of peace is placed before Holy Communion with its...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/22/14)[Prayer]

    08/22/2014 4:47:03 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/22/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Mourning Dove New International Version (NIV) 10 I said, “In the prime of my life     must I go through the gates of death     and be robbed of the rest of my years?” 11 I said, “I will not again see the Lord himself     in the land of the living; no longer will I look on my fellow man,     or be with those who now dwell in this world. 12 Like a shepherd’s tent my house     has been pulled down and taken from me. Like a weaver I have rolled up my life,     and he has cut me off from the loom;     day and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (8/22/2014) [Prayer]

    08/21/2014 9:15:39 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 28 replies
    22 August 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. Isaiah 41:13 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-22-14, M, Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    08/21/2014 8:09:08 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-22-14 | Revised New American Bble
    August 22, 2014Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary    Reading 1 Ez 37:1-14 The hand of the LORD came upon me,and led me out in the Spirit of the LORDand set me in the center of the plain,which was now filled with bones.He made me walk among the bones in every directionso that I saw how many they were on the surface of the plain.How dry they were!He asked me:Son of man, can these bones come to life?I answered, “Lord GOD, you alone know that.”Then he said to me:Prophesy over these bones, and say to them:Dry...
  • Pope calls family of US journalist James Foley

    08/21/2014 2:25:43 PM PDT · by NYer · 35 replies
    cna ^ | August 21, 2014
    Vatican City, Aug 21, 2014 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has reportedly called the family of U.S. journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by ISIS militants earlier this week. According to NBC News, a Vatican spokesperson said Thursday that the Pope called Foley’s family, who was grateful and moved by the gesture. On Aug. 19, the Islamic State (ISIS), a militant group that controls territory in Syria and Iraq, released a graphic video titled “A Message to America” which shows the beheading of Foley, who had gone missing in Syria in 2012. U.S. officials have now confirmed the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/21/14)[Prayer]

    08/21/2014 4:42:33 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/21/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Moth New International Version (NIV) It is the Sovereign Lord who helps me.    Who will condemn me?They will all wear out like a garment;    the moths will eat them up.(Isaiah 50:9) For the moth will eat them up like a garment;     the worm will devour them like wool. But my righteousness will last forever,     my salvation through all generations.”(Isaiah51:8) “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal(Matthew6:19)
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(8/21/14)[Prayer]

    08/21/2014 4:32:58 AM PDT · by left that other site · 29 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/21/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation John 14:6 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) 31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? 33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-21-14, M, St. Pius X, Pope

    08/20/2014 9:17:28 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-21-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 21, 2014Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope    Reading 1 Ez 36:23-28 Thus says the LORD:I will prove the holiness of my great name, profaned among the nations, in whose midst you have profaned it.Thus the nations shall know that I am the LORD, says the Lord GOD,when in their sight I prove my holiness through you.For I will take you away from among the nations,gather you from all the foreign lands,and bring you back to your own land.I will sprinkle clean water upon youto cleanse you from all your impurities,and from all your idols I will cleanse...
  • Slain journalist James Foley on praying the rosary in captivity

    08/20/2014 7:24:35 PM PDT · by NYer · 21 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | August 20, 2014 | Catherine Harmon
    James Foley in Aleppo in 2012. The news broke late yesterday that Islamic State jihadists executed freelance journalist James Foley and posted a video of his beheading. Foley, 40, had been missing for two years while covering the conflict in Syria. I am not going to link to the video or include screen shots from it, but I will share another link that has been circulating since the news of Foley’s brutal death: an article he wrote for the alumni magazine of Marquette University, his alma mater. The piece is about the time Foley spent imprisoned in Libya in...
  • St. Louis archbishop urges prayers for peace to calm chaos in streets of Ferguson

    08/20/2014 2:16:55 PM PDT · by Welchie25 · 4 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 8/20/14 | Catholic News Service
    Residents of Ferguson “are struggling to find peace in the chaos” that has followed the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer and “as people of Christ, we are struggling to find direction in the unrest,” said Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis. “We are all aware of the turmoil and tragedy our St. Louis community is experiencing,” he said in an Aug. 18 letter to Catholics of the archdiocese. After visiting Ferguson, about 11 miles from downtown St. Louis, and offering prayers at a memorial there to 18-year-old Michael Brown, Archbishop Carlson said he has...
  • Priest comforts Foley family after ‘killing of journalist’

    08/20/2014 1:54:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | August 20, 2014
    American journalist James Foley, who appears to have been killed by Islamic State terrorists Below: Fr Paul Gousse leaves the Foley family home in Rochester, Boston (PA) Islamic State have released a gruesome video appearing to show American photo journalist James Wright Foley being beheaded by a masked militant. Foley went missing in Syria in November 2012 while working for the GlobalPost agency.Mr Foley came from a Catholic family in Rochester, New Hampshire. On Tuesday Fr Paul Gousse, of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, where the Foleys are parishioners, spent about 45 minutes at the house before leaving without...
  • Prayer request for a boy named Andy

    08/20/2014 10:14:22 AM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
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    His name is Andy, he is 12 years old. He was taken by CPS from his guardian and put into a foster home. I have reason to suspect he was abused, but am waiting for everything to come out in the wash with the trial. The child has suffered so much in his early life and all he ever wanted was a home. Pray the justice system works and this boy finds it.
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    08/20/2014 9:22:01 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 17 replies
    8/20/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/20/14)[Prayer]

    08/20/2014 4:33:09 AM PDT · by left that other site · 24 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/20/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Locust New International Version (NIV) (Exodus 10:4)  Of these you may eat any kind of locust, katydid, cricket or grasshopper.(Leviticus 11:22) 1 The word of the Lord that came to Joel son of Pethuel. An Invasion of Locusts 2 Hear this, you elders;     listen, all who live in the land. Has anything like this ever happened in your days     or in the days of your ancestors? 3 Tell it to your children,     and let your children tell it to their children,     and their children to the next generation. 4 What the locust swarm...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-20-14, M, St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church

    08/19/2014 9:25:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-20-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 20, 2014Memorial of Saint Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church    Reading 1 Ez 34:1-11 The word of the Lord came to me:Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel,in these words prophesy to them to the shepherds:Thus says the Lord GOD: Woe to the shepherds of Israelwho have been pasturing themselves!Should not shepherds, rather, pasture sheep?You have fed off their milk, worn their wool,and slaughtered the fatlings,but the sheep you have not pastured.You did not strengthen the weak nor heal the sicknor bind up the injured.You did not bring back the strayed nor seek the...
  • Pray for the Christians who are being cruely prosectuded through out the world.

    08/19/2014 5:23:19 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 9 replies
    Also pray for our associate minister who is from Iran where he and his family became Christians. He is going back to Iran to preach the good news of Christ. Pray for his safely.
  • Pope's relatives die in road accident

    08/19/2014 9:21:26 AM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies
    BBC.com ^ | 08-19-14 | BBC.com
    Pope's relatives die in road accidentThe wife and two children of Pope Francis's nephew have been killed in a car crash in Argentina, officials say.His nephew, Emanuel Bergoglio, was badly hurt in the accident in the Cordoba area, north-east of the capital, Buenos Aires.The Pope was "profoundly saddened" by the news, his spokesman Francesco Lombardi said.snip--His nephew's family was reportedly returning home from a break when their car collided with a lorry at James Craik, some 580km (360 miles) north-east of Buenos Aires shortly before midnight.His wife Valeria Carmona, 39, and their two children Jose, 2, and eight-month-old Antonio...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/19/14)[Prayer]

    08/19/2014 4:30:46 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/19/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Lizard New International Version (NIV) 4 “Four things on earth are small,    yet they are extremely wise:25 Ants are creatures of little strength,    yet they store up their food in the summer;26 hyraxes are creatures of little power,    yet they make their home in the crags;27 locusts have no king,    yet they advance together in ranks;28 a lizard can be caught with the hand,    yet it is found in kings’ palaces.(Proverbs 30)
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Nation

    08/19/2014 1:57:02 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 11 replies
    August 19, 2014 | Jeanbl
    I urge first of all that petitions, prayers, requests, and thanksgiving be made on behalf of all people, on behalf of kings and all those who are in authority, in order that we may live a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and acceptable before God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one mediator between God and human beings, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself a ransom for all, the testimony at the proper...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-19-14, OM, St. John Eudes

    08/18/2014 9:00:57 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-19-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 19, 2014Tuesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Ez 28:1-10 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man,say to the prince of Tyre: Thus says the Lord GOD: Because you are haughty of heart,you say, “A god am I!I occupy a godly thronein the heart of the sea!”—And yet you are a man, and not a god,however you may think yourself like a god.Oh yes, you are wiser than Daniel,there is no secret that is beyond you.By your wisdom and your intelligenceyou have made riches for yourself;You have put gold and...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    08/18/2014 10:12:58 AM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 9 replies
    8-18-14 | Kitty Mittens
    Isaiah 44:21,22 "O Israel, I'll Never Forget you! I've Wiped the Slate of All your Wrongdoings. There's Nothing Left of your Sins. Come Back to Me, Come Back. I've Redeemed you."
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/18/14)[Prayer]

    08/18/2014 4:57:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/18/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Lion New International Version (NIV) 5 Then Samson went down with his father and mother to Timnah, and they came to the vineyards of Timnah. And behold, a young lion came toward him roaring. 6 Then the Spirit of the Lord rushed upon him, and although he had nothing in his hand, he tore the lion in pieces as one tears a young goat. But he did not tell his father or his mother what he had done. 7 Then he went down and talked with the woman, and she was right...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-18-14

    08/17/2014 8:43:23 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-18-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 18, 2014Monday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Ez 24:15-23 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, by a sudden blowI am taking away from you the delight of your eyes,but do not mourn or weep or shed any tears.Groan in silence, make no lament for the dead,bind on your turban, put your sandals on your feet,do not cover your beard, and do not eat the customary bread.That evening my wife died,and the next morning I did as I had been commanded.Then the people asked me, “Will you not tell...
  • Latin Mass Propers, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, 8/17/14

    08/17/2014 10:09:38 AM PDT · by piusv · 16 replies
    EPISTLE I Cor. 12:2-11 Brethren: You know that when you were heathens, you went to dumb idols, according as you were led. Wherefore, I give you to understand that no man, speaking by the Spirit of God, saith Anathema to Jesus. And no man can say "The Lord Jesus," but by the Holy Ghost. Now there are diversities of graces, but the same Spirit. And there are diversities of ministries. but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but the same God, who worketh all in all. And the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man...
  • 800,000 watch as Pope Francis moves 124 Korean martyrs closer to sainthood

    08/17/2014 5:31:38 AM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    Catholic Register ^ | August 16, 2014 | SIMONE ORENDAIN
    Pope Francis celebrates the beatification Mass of Paul Yun Ji-chung and 123 martyred companions in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 16.CNS photo/Paul Haring SEOUL, South Korea - Pope Francis placed 124 Korean martyrs on the last step toward sainthood in a beatification Mass Aug. 16 that brought elation to the 800,000 people in attendance. The sun was searing as Bishop Francis Ahn Myong-ok of Masan, president of the commission for the beatification, asked the pope to pronounce the martyrs blessed. After hearing a brief collective biography of 124 of the original founders of the Korean Catholic Church, Pope Francis pronounced the...
  • Pope Francis prays at Korean cemetery for aborted babies

    08/17/2014 5:06:52 AM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    cna ^ | August 16, 2014
    Credit: Preparatory Committee for the 2014 Papal Visit to Korea. Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 07:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- En route from visiting a rehabilitation center in Kkottognae and on his way to meet with Korean religious, Pope Francis stopped and prayed for a few minutes at local cemetery for aborted children. The Holy Father got out of the Kia Pope Mobile in which he was being transported to pray at this location, accompanied by a Korean Bishop and a priest acting as his translator. With his hands clasped together, Pope Francis prayed in silence before this cemetery...
  • Korean man takes name of 'Francis' at baptism by Pope

    08/17/2014 5:03:41 AM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    cna ^ | August 17, 2014
    Pope Francis baptizes Hojin Lee on August 17, 2014. Credit: Preparatory Committee for the 2014 Papal Visit to Korea. Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 01:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday morning Pope Francis baptized 62-year-old Lee Ho-Jin – the father of one of the victims from the Sewol Ferry tragedy earlier this year – who took on the baptismal name “Francis.” Vatican Spokesman Father Federico Lombardi reported that the baptism was celebrated in 20 minutes without Mass. It was officiated by a Korean priest, who is acting as the Pope's translator, with Pope Francis conducting the immersion and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/17/14)[Prayer]

    08/17/2014 4:52:48 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/17/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Leviathan New International Version (NIV) In that day the Lord with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea. (Isaiah 27:1) It was you who crushed the heads of Leviathan     and gave it as food to the creatures of the desert.(Psalm 74:143) “Can you pull in Leviathan with a fishhook     or tie down its tongue with a rope? (Job 41:1)
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-17-14, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/16/2014 6:42:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 47 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-17-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 17, 2014Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Is 56:1, 6-7 Thus says the LORD:Observe what is right, do what is just;for my salvation is about to come,my justice, about to be revealed. The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD,ministering to him,loving the name of the LORD,and becoming his servants—all who keep the sabbath free from profanationand hold to my covenant,them I will bring to my holy mountainand make joyful in my house of prayer;their burnt offerings and sacrificeswill be acceptable on my altar,for my house shall be calleda house of prayer for all peoples. Responsorial...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/16/14)[Prayer]

    08/16/2014 4:53:36 AM PDT · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/16/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Leopard New International Version (NIV) 6 The 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.(Isaiah 11) Can an Ethiopian change his skin     or a leopard its spots? Neither can you do good     who are accustomed to doing evil.(Jeremiah 13:23) 6 “After that, I looked, and there before me was another beast, one that looked like a leopard. And on its back it had four wings like those of a...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-16-14, OM, St. Stephen of Hungary

    08/15/2014 9:21:23 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-16-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 16, 2014Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Ez 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32 The word of the LORD came to me:Son of man, what is the meaning of this proverbthat you recite in the land of Israel: “Fathers have eaten green grapes,thus their children’s teeth are on edge”? As I live, says the Lord GOD:I swear that there shall no longer be anyone among youwho will repeat this proverb in Israel.For all lives are mine;the life of the father is like the life of the son, both are mine;only the one who sins shall die....
  • Priest claims to be receiving text messages from the Devil...Satan possessing mobile phone

    08/15/2014 12:29:04 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 43 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | July 29. 2014 | Wills Robinson
    A Polish priest who carried out an exorcism on a teenage girl now claims he is being contacted by Satan - via text message. Father Marian Rajchel from Jaroslaw, south-eastern Poland, said he started receiving the hate messages after failing to drive the devil out of her soul. Now he believes that the demon is using the possessed teenager to attack him through a mobile phone. 'The author of these texts is an evil spirit who has possessed her soul', he said. 'Often the owners of mobile phones are not even aware that they are being used like this. However,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/15/14)[Prayer]

    08/15/2014 4:29:14 AM PDT · by left that other site · 18 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/15/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Lamb New International Version (NIV) They slaughtered the Passover lamb on the fourteenth day of the second month. The priests and the Levites were ashamed and consecrated themselves and brought burnt offerings to the temple of the LORD. .(2 Chronicles 30:15) Josiah celebrated the Passover to the LORD in Jerusalem, and the Passover lamb was slaughtered on the fourteenth day of the first month.(2 Chronicles 35:1) The wolf and the lamb will feed together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox, but dust will be the serpent's...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (8/15/2014) [Prayer]

    08/14/2014 8:40:25 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 23 replies
    15 August 2014 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. Psalm 37:12, 13 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-15-14, SOL, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mass-Day

    08/14/2014 7:13:14 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-15-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 15, 2014Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mass during the Day    Reading 1 Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab God’s temple in heaven was opened,and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun,with the moon under her feet,and on her head a crown of twelve stars.She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth.Then another sign appeared in the sky;it was a huge red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns,and on its heads...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-14-14, SOL, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Vigil

    08/14/2014 5:13:52 PM PDT · by Salvation · 44 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-14-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 15, 2014Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Vigil Mass    Reading 1 1 CHR 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2 David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring the ark of the LORDto the place which he had prepared for it.David also called together the sons of Aaron and the Levites. The Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with poles,as Moses had ordained according to the word of the LORD. David commanded the chiefs of the Levitesto appoint their kinsmen as chanters,to play on musical instruments, harps, lyres, and cymbals,to make a loud sound of...
  • My Daughter Amanda - update #110

    08/14/2014 5:55:53 AM PDT · by PigRigger · 192 replies
    My heart breaks as I write this....as I have posted before....my daughter has been fighting Heroin addiction. Yesterday....after entering sober living....she relapsed and OD'd. The medics brought her back....but we have no idea as to what to expect when we get to her....we are flying to her side as we speak... Please pray for our daughter...pray for us...to allow for God's will and grace to find and cover her in His healing.
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(8/14/14)[Prayer]

    08/14/2014 5:06:00 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/14/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation John 14:6 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. – Psalm 20:7 (NIV)
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/14/14)[Prayer]

    08/14/2014 4:53:41 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/14/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Hyena New International Version (NIV) Thorns will overrun her citadels,     nettles and brambles her strongholds. She will become a haunt for jackals,     a home for owls. 14 Desert creatures will meet with hyenas,     and wild goats will bleat to each other; there the night creatures will also lie down     and find for themselves places of rest. 15 The owl will nest there and lay eggs,     she will hatch them, and care for her young     under the shadow of her wings; there also the falcons will gather,     each with its mate..(Isaiah34:14)
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-14-14, M, St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr

    08/13/2014 9:31:45 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-14-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 14, 2014Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr    Reading 1 Ez 12:1-12 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, you live in the midst of a rebellious house;they have eyes to see but do not see,and ears to hear but do not hear,for they are a rebellious house.Now, son of man, during the day while they are looking on,prepare your baggage as though for exile, and again while they are looking on,migrate from where you live to another place;perhaps they will see that they are a rebellious house.You shall bring out your...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    08/13/2014 8:01:45 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 13 replies
    8/13/14 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/13/14)[Prayer]

    08/13/2014 5:27:06 AM PDT · by left that other site · 20 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/13/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Horses New International Version (NIV) 26 Solomon had four[a] thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses. (1 Kings 4:26) As they were walking along and talking together, suddenly a chariot of fire and horses of fire appeared and separated the two of them, and Elijah went up to heaven in a whirlwind.(2 Kings 2:11) 2 I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest. 3 When the Lamb...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-13-14, OM, Sts. Pontian, Pope & Hippolytus, Priest, Martyrs

    08/12/2014 9:22:02 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-13-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 13, 2014Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Ez 9:1-7; 10:18-22 The LORD cried loud for me to hear: Come, you scourges of the city!With that I saw six men coming from the directionof the upper gate which faces the north,each with a destroying weapon in his hand.In their midst was a man dressed in linen,with a writer’s case at his waist.They entered and stood beside the bronze altar.Then he called to the man dressed in linenwith the writer’s case at his waist, saying to him:Pass through the city, through Jerusalem,and mark a “Thau”...
  • Bishop Rozanski installed as ninth bishop of Springfield

    08/12/2014 5:31:03 PM PDT · by Welchie25 · 3 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 8/12/14 | George P. Matysek Jr.
    Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski was installed as the ninth spiritual shepherd of the Diocese of Springfield, Mass., during a solemn Aug. 12 Mass at the Cathedral of St. Michael. In his homily, he highlighted the responsibility of a shepherd to reach out and bring back lost sheep. Citing Pope Francis, Bishop Rozanski said all are called to welcome the alienated “by our compassion, joy and witness to the love of God at work in our world.” “As your bishop,” the 56-year-old Baltimore native said, “I am keenly aware of the need to reach out to those who have stopped practicing...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/12/14)[Prayer]

    08/12/2014 4:50:14 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/12/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Grasshopper New International Version (NIV) 21 There are, however, some flying insects that walk on all fours that you may eat: those that have jointed legs for hopping on the ground. 22 Of these you may eat any kind of locust, katydid, cricket or grasshopper. 23 But all other flying insects that have four legs you are to regard as unclean. (Leviticus 11:22)
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(8/12/14)[Prayer]

    08/12/2014 4:39:38 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/12/14 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation John 14:6 Stand Firm New International Version (NIV) Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-12-14, OM, St. Jane Frances deChantal, Religious

    08/11/2014 7:47:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-12-14 | Revised New American Bible
    August 12, 2014Tuesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Ez 2:8-3:4 The Lord GOD said to me:As for you, son of man, obey me when I speak to you:be not rebellious like this house of rebellion,but open your mouth and eat what I shall give you. It was then I saw a hand stretched out to me,in which was a written scroll which he unrolled before me.It was covered with writing front and back,and written on it was: Lamentation and wailing and woe! He said to me: Son of man, eat what is before you;eat...