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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-25-16. OM, St. Bede, St. Gregory VII, St. M Magdalena Pazzi

    05/24/2016 9:17:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 22 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-25-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 25, 2016 Wednesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Pt 1:18-25 Beloved:Realize that you were ransomed from your futile conduct,handed on by your ancestors,not with perishable things like silver or goldbut with the precious Blood of Christas of a spotless unblemished Lamb.He was known before the foundation of the worldbut revealed in the final time for you,who through him believe in Godwho raised him from the dead and gave him glory,so that your faith and hope are in God. Since you have purified yourselvesby obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love,love one another...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/24/16)[Prayer]

    05/24/2016 5:33:48 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/24/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 6) 6 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. 2 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables. 3 Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/24/2016 1:55:04 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 7 replies
    May 24, 2016 | Jeanbl
    Then will they hand you over to be persecuted and killed, and you will be hated by all nations on account of My name. At that time many will fall away and will betray and hate one another, and many false prophets will arise and mislead many. Because of the multiplication of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold. But the one who perseveres to the end will be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. Matthew 24:9-14
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-24-16

    05/23/2016 9:18:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-24-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 24, 2016 Tuesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Pt 1:10-16 Beloved:Concerning the salvation of your soulsthe prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yourssearched and investigated itinvestigating the time and circumstancesthat the Spirit of Christ within them indicatedwhen it testified in advanceto the sufferings destined for Christand the glories to follow them.It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but youwith regard to the things that have now been announced to youby those who preached the Good News to youthrough the Holy Spirit sent from heaven,things into...
  • Ten Points of God's Healing

    05/23/2016 4:25:24 PM PDT · by Frank Broom · 87 replies
    05-23-16 | Frank Broom
    This article is to those that might be going through a physical affliction and wondering if it is God's will for you to be healed. I just want to encourage you that it is God's will that you receive your healing. Let me make these points to help convince you of that because I want you convinced so that nobody can talk you out of it. First, In Matthew 15:26 Jesus said healing is the children's bread. What is bread, it is your right. Every child has a right to be fed. In fact, it a father's obligation to feed...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/23/2016 3:38:38 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 6 replies
    5-23-16 | Kitty Mittens
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/23/16)[Prayer]

    05/23/2016 5:34:22 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/23/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 5) 17 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. 20 “Go, stand in the temple courts,” he said, “and tell the people all about this new life.” 21 At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-23-16

    05/22/2016 8:39:54 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-23-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 23, 2016 Monday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Pt 1:3-9 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,who in his great mercy gave us a new birth to a living hopethrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading,kept in heaven for youwho by the power of God are safeguarded through faith,to a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the final time.In this you rejoice, although now for a little whileyou may have to suffer through various trials,so that the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/22/16)[Prayer]

    05/22/2016 4:51:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/22/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 5) 12 The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade. 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number. 15 As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter’s shadow might fall on some...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-22-16, SOL, The Most Holy Trinity

    05/21/2016 7:45:30 PM PDT · by Salvation · 49 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-22-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 22, 2016 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Reading 1 Prv 8:22-31 Thus says the wisdom of God:"The LORD possessed me, the beginning of his ways,the forerunner of his prodigies of long ago;from of old I was poured forth,at the first, before the earth.When there were no depths I was brought forth,when there were no fountains or springs of water;before the mountains were settled into place,before the hills, I was brought forth;while as yet the earth and fields were not made,nor the first clods of the world. "When the Lord established the heavens I was there,when he...
  • I told my North Korean captors about life in America, and they were shocked

    05/21/2016 4:18:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    KUOW-FM ^ | May 19, 2016 | Kate O'Connell Walters, Jason Pagano & Kim Malcolm
    After a year in the North Korean prison, Kenneth Bae softened toward his guards. “There were many small conversations like, 'How much do you make in the United States? What's it like to live in the U.S.?” Bae told KUOW’s Kim Malcolm. “Do people really have houses and cars?” When he told his captors about life in America, the guards were shocked. “They said, ‘No way. No way most common people can live like that,’” he said. “They were told that 1 percent of people in the United States have everything, and the rest of them are living in poverty....
  • The Russian Icon that Reveals the Mystery of the Trinity

    05/21/2016 12:59:40 PM PDT · by NYer · 20 replies
    Aletelial ^ | March 21, 2016 | Philip Kosloski
    “It is most absurd and improper to depict in icons God the Father with a grey beard and the Only-Begotten Son in His bosom with a dove between them, because no-one has seen the Father according to His Divinity, and the Father has no flesh […] and the Holy Spirit is not in essence a dove, but in essence God.” (Great Synod of Moscow, 1667)For the Russian Orthodox Church, depicting the Holy Trinity in art has been an issue of controversy for the past thousand years. Even though the Council of Nicaea in 787 permitted the artistic representation of...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/21/2016 6:59:14 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 7 replies
    5/21/16 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/21/16)[Prayer]

    05/21/2016 4:25:28 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/21/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 5) 5 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. 2 With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet. 3 Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land? 4 Didn’t it belong...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-21-16, OM, St. Christopher Magallanes & Companions, Martyrs

    05/20/2016 9:18:34 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-21-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 21, 2016 Saturday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jas 5:13-20 Beloved:Is anyone among you suffering?He should pray.Is anyone in good spirits?He should sing a song of praise. Is anyone among you sick?He should summon the presbyters of the Church,and they should pray over himand anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.The prayer of faith will save the sick person,and the Lord will raise him up.If he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one anotherand pray for one another, that you may be healed.The fervent...
  • Vanity - A Path Back to Liturgical Sanity (Catholic Caucus)

    05/20/2016 2:46:01 PM PDT · by scouter · 12 replies
    5/20/2016 | Scouter
    A Path Back to Liturgical Sanity Whether they realize it or not, the Mass with which most Catholics are familiar, the one said in almost all Catholic Churches in the Western Hemisphere, is called the Novus Ordo, or more colloquially, the "new Mass." Many older Catholics may remember the Tridentine Mass, sometimes referred to as "the old Latin Mass," or the "Traditional Latin Mass (TLM)." More and more, however, young people are discovering the beauty of the Mass as it was known for hundreds of years before the wreckovation that occurred after Vatican II. While the Novus Ordo is a...
  • An army in Heaven (hospice nurse on deathbed accounts)

    05/20/2016 1:21:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 50 replies
    Spirit Daily ^ | May 20, 2016
    A registered nurse who worked in ICU for years and later went into hospice work has logged fascinating deathbed accounts, including glimpses of hell and Heaven and a vision of Jesus that is among the most compelling we have read in this realm of alleged mystical encounters.The nurse, Kelley Jankowski, a mother of six who lives in Maryland, kept a journal and took meticulous notes after listening to what those dying were telling her and has recorded them in a splendidly written, vivid, and credible book, An Army in Heaven -- consoling indeed!There are stories of the simple process...
  • ‘Exorcist’ director William Friedkin says Vatican invited him to document the real thing

    05/20/2016 7:18:44 AM PDT · by NRx · 14 replies
    WaPo ^ | 05-20-2016 | Ben Guarino
    William Friedkin, acclaimed director of “The Exorcist,” says he’s now seen the real thing — and filmed it. Talking to an audience at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Thursday, the 80-year-old filmmaker said that the Vatican invited him to film an exorcism earlier in May. The version he constructed for the 1973 supernatural horror film, Friedkin added, was not that far from the actual rite he recently documented. “I don’t think I will ever be the same having seen this astonishing thing,” he said, according to Agence France-Presse. “I am not talking about some cult, I am talking...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/20/16)[Prayer]

    05/20/2016 6:06:07 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/20/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 4) 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all 34 that there were no needy persons among them. For from time to time those who owned land or houses sold them, brought the money from the sales 35 and...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/20/2016) [Prayer]

    05/19/2016 9:19:24 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 13 replies
    20 May 2016 | NEWwoman
    There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 1 Corinthians 12:5 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-20-16, OM, St. Bernadine of Siena, Priest

    05/19/2016 9:06:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-20-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 20, 2016 Friday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jas 5:9-12 Do not complain, brothers and sisters, about one another,that you may not be judged.Behold, the Judge is standing before the gates.Take as an example of hardship and patience, brothers and sisters,the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.Indeed we call blessed those who have persevered.You have heard of the perseverance of Job,and you have seen the purpose of the Lord,because the Lord is compassionate and merciful. But above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear,either by heaven or by earth or...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/19/2016 6:23:02 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 11 replies
    5/19/16 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/19/16)[Prayer]

    05/19/2016 5:29:35 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/19/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 4) 23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. 25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David: “‘Why do the nations rage    and the peoples plot...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-19-16

    05/18/2016 9:11:49 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-19-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 19, 2016 Thursday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jas 5:1-6 Come now, you rich, weep and wail over your impending miseries.Your wealth has rotted away, your clothes have become moth-eaten,your gold and silver have corroded,and that corrosion will be a testimony against you;it will devour your flesh like a fire.You have stored up treasure for the last days.Behold, the wages you withheld from the workerswho harvested your fields are crying aloud;and the cries of the harvestershave reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.You have lived on earth in luxury and pleasure;you have fattened...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(5/18/16)[Prayer]

    05/18/2016 7:09:08 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/18/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Isaiah 61:1-3   “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.  He has sent me to bind up the broken hearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/18/16)[Prayer]

    05/18/2016 6:35:28 AM PDT · by left that other site · 9 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/18/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 4) 4 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. 3 They seized Peter and John and, because it was evening, they put them in jail until the next day. 4 But many who heard the message believed; so the number of men who believed grew to about...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-18-16, OM, St. John I, Pope and Martyr

    05/17/2016 8:50:01 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-18-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 18, 2016 Wednesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jas 4:13-17 Beloved:Come now, you who say,“Today or tomorrow we shall go into such and such a town,spend a year there doing business, and make a profit”–you have no idea what your life will be like tomorrow.You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears.Instead you should say,“If the Lord wills it, we shall live to do this or that.”But now you are boasting in your arrogance.All such boasting is evil.So for one who knows the right thing to doand does not do...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/17/16)[Prayer]

    05/17/2016 6:24:28 AM PDT · by left that other site · 31 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/17/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 3) 11 While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade. 12 When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Fellow Israelites, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk? 13 The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. You handed him...
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/17/2016 1:52:32 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 8 replies
    May 17, 2016 | Jeanbl
    Just as you do not understand the way of the Spirit in the womb of a pregnant mother, so also you do not know what God is doing in everything He makes. Eccles. 11:5 ”Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born, can he?" Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-17-16

    05/16/2016 9:37:32 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-17-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 17, 2016 Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jas 4:1-10 Beloved:Where do the wars and where do the conflicts among you come from?Is it not from your passions that make war within your members?You covet but do not possess.You kill and envy but you cannot obtain;you fight and wage war.You do not possess because you do not ask.You ask but do not receive, because you ask wrongly,to spend it on your passions.Adulterers!Do you not know that to be a lover of the world means enmity with God?Therefore, whoever wants to be a lover of...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/16/2016 8:25:48 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 8 replies
    5-16-16 | Kitty Mittens
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/16/16)[Prayer]

    05/16/2016 5:32:40 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/16/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) (Acts 3) 3 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts. 3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money. 4 Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, “Look at us!”...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-16-16

    05/15/2016 9:18:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-16-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 16, 2016 Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Jas 3:13-18 Beloved:Who among you is wise and understanding?Let him show his works by a good life in the humility that comes from wisdom.But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts,do not boast and be false to the truth.Wisdom of this kind does not come down from abovebut is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist,there is disorder and every foul practice.But the wisdom from above is first of all pure,then peaceable, gentle, compliant,full of mercy and good fruits,without inconstancy...
  • Cardinal Ratzinger: We Have Not Published the Whole Third Secret of Fatima [Catholic Caucus]

    05/15/2016 7:12:47 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 65 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | May 15, 2016 | Maike HIckson
    Today, on the Feast of Pentecost, I called Fr. Ingo Dollinger, a German priest and former professor of theology in Brasil, who is now quite elderly and physically weak. He has been a personal friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for many years. Father Dollinger unexpectedly confirmed over the phone the following facts: Not long after the June 2000 publication of the Third Secret of Fatima by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger told Fr. Dollinger during an in-person conversation that there is still a part of the Third Secret that they have not published!...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/15/16)[Prayer]

    05/15/2016 7:39:20 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/15/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) 1 (Acts 2) 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15 These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine in the morning! 16 No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: 17 “‘In the last days, God says,     I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-15-16, SOL, Pentecost Sunday

    05/14/2016 10:32:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 68 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-15-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 15, 2016 Pentecost SundayMass during the Day Reading 1 Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the skya noise like a strong driving wind,and it filled the entire house in which they were.Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,which parted and came to rest on each one of them.And they were all filled with the Holy Spiritand began to speak in different tongues,as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heavenstaying in Jerusalem.At this sound, they...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/14/16)[Prayer]

    05/14/2016 7:01:41 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/14/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues[a] as the Spirit enabled them. 5 Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-14-16, M, FEAST, St. Matthias, Apostle

    05/13/2016 8:29:57 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-14-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 14, 2016 Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle Reading 1 Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 Peter stood up in the midst of the brothers and sisters(there was a group of about one hundred and twenty personsin the one place).He said, “My brothers and sisters,the Scripture had to be fulfilledwhich the Holy Spirit spoke beforehandthrough the mouth of David, concerning Judas,who was the guide for those who arrested Jesus.Judas was numbered among usand was allotted a share in this ministry.For it is written in the Book of Psalms: Let his encampment become desolate,and may no one dwell in it.and:May another take his...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/13/16)[Prayer]

    05/13/2016 7:14:00 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/13/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Acts of the Apostles) 12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk[c] from the city. 13 When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew; James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James. 14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-13-16, OM, Our Lady of Fatima

    05/12/2016 9:59:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-13-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 13, 2016 Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading 1 Acts 25:13b-21 King Agrippa and Bernice arrived in Caesareaon a visit to Festus.Since they spent several days there,Festus referred Paul’s case to the king, saying,“There is a man here left in custody by Felix.When I was in Jerusalem the chief priests and the elders of the Jewsbrought charges against him and demanded his condemnation.I answered them that it was not Roman practiceto hand over an accused person before he has faced his accusersand had the opportunity to defend himself against their charge.So when they came together here,...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/13/2016) [Prayer]

    05/12/2016 9:02:03 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 19 replies
    13 May 2016 | NEWwoman
    Mercy triumphs over judgment. James 2:13 (NIV) ----
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/12/16)[Prayer]

    05/12/2016 9:31:06 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/12/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Gospel according to John) 15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” 16 Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.” 17 The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/12/2016 6:47:33 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 9 replies
    5/12/16 | Hiskid
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-12-16, OM, Sts. Nereus & Achilleus, St. Pancras, Martyrs

    05/11/2016 9:41:31 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-12-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 12, 2016 Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading 1 Acts 22:30; 23:6-11 Wishing to determine the truthabout why Paul was being accused by the Jews,the commander freed himand ordered the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin to convene.Then he brought Paul down and made him stand before them. Paul was aware that some were Sadducees and some Pharisees,so he called out before the Sanhedrin,“My brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of Pharisees;I am on trial for hope in the resurrection of the dead.”When he said this,a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and Sadducees,and the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/11/16)[Prayer]

    05/11/2016 7:27:27 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/11/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Gospel according to John) 21 Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee.[a] It happened this way: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus[b]), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. 3 “I’m going out to fish,” Simon Peter told them, and they said, “We’ll go with you.” So they went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(5/11/16)[Prayer]

    05/11/2016 7:06:58 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/11/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm …11All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. 12Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble, 13and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed. Hebrews 12
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-11-16

    05/10/2016 9:57:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-11-16 | Revised New American Bible
    May 11, 2016 Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter Reading 1 Acts 20:28-38 At Miletus, Paul spoke to the presbyters of the Church of Ephesus:“Keep watch over yourselves and over the whole flockof which the Holy Spirit has appointed you overseers,in which you tend the Church of Godthat he acquired with his own Blood.I know that after my departure savage wolves will come among you,and they will not spare the flock.And from your own group, men will come forward perverting the truthto draw the disciples away after them.So be vigilant and remember that for three years, night and...
  • Many gather at Watervliet church to see holy relic of Saint Charbel Makhluf

    05/10/2016 4:01:39 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Troy Record ^ | May 8, 2016 | Lauren Halligan
    Bishop Edward Sharfenberger of the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese and Bishop Gregory John Mansour of the Eparchy of the Maronite Catholic Church in Brooklyn holding the relics of Saint Charbel Makhluf - a 19th century monk, hermit and believed miracle-worker during a special mass Sunday morning at St. AnnÂ’s church in Watervliet. LAUREN HALLIGAN - LHALLIGAN@DIGITALFIRSTMEDIA.COM WATERVLIET >> One local church welcomed a saint over the weekend, drawing many Catholics from near and far to celebrate the visit. The holy relic of Saint Charbel Makhluf - a 19th century Lebanese monk, hermit and believed miracle-worker - were in Watervliet...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/10/16)[Prayer]

    05/10/2016 7:01:21 AM PDT · by left that other site · 9 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/10/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (The Gospel according to John) 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!” 3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. 4 Both were running, but the other disciple...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and our Nation

    05/10/2016 2:32:16 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 7 replies
    May 10, 2016 | Jeanbl
    If only you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence—to make known your name to your enemies, yes, to your enemies before you, so that the nations might quake at your presence! Ps. 64:1-2