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Daily Reading for Monday, November 29th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Isaiah 2:1-5 1 The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2 It will happen in the final days that the mountain of Yahweh's house will rise higher than the mountains and tower above the heights. Then all the nations will stream to it, 3 many peoples will come to it and say, 'Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to the house of the God of Jacob that he may teach us his ways so that we may walk in his paths.' For the Law will issue from Zion and the ...

St. James Intercisus: Saint of the Day for Saturday, November 27, 2021

James was a favorite of King Yezdigerd I of Persia and a Christian. He abandoned his religion when Yesdigerd launched a persecution of the Christians. When the king died, James repented of his apostasy and declared himself to be a Christian to the new king, Bahram. When James refused to apostasize, he was executed by having his body cut apart piece by piece, beginning with his fingers (hence his surname Intercisus - cut to pieces), and then beheaded. His feast day is November 27.

Prayer to Saint Anthony of Padua: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, November 27, 2021

"Blessed be God in His Angels and in His Saints" O Holy Saint Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me [request]. O gentle and loving Saint Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the sweet Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms; and the gratitude of my heart will ever be ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, November 27, 2021

Reading 1: Daniel 7:15-27, Responsorial Psalm: Daniel 3:82-87, Gospel: Luke 21:34-36

Daily Reading for Sunday, November 28th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Jeremiah 33:14-16 12 May the Lord increase and enrich your love for each other and for all, so that it matches ours for you. 13 And may he so confirm your hearts in holiness that you may be blameless in the sight of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones. 14 "Look, the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when I shall fulfil the promise of happiness I made to the House of Israel and the House of Judah: 15 In those days and at that time, I shall make an ...

St. John Berchmans: Saint of the Day for Friday, November 26, 2021

Eldest son of a shoemaker, John was born at Diest, Brabant. He early wanted to be a priest, and when thirteen became a servant in the household of one of the Cathedral canons at Malines, John Froymont. In 1615, he entered the newly founded Jesuit College at Malines, and the following year became a Jesuit novice. He was sent to Rome in 1618 to continue his studies, and was known for his diligence and piety, impressing all with his holiness and stress on perfection in little things. He died there ...

Act of Entrustment to Mary: Prayer of the Day for Friday, November 26, 2021

1. "Woman, behold your Son!" (Jn 19:26). As we near the end of this Jubilee Year, when you, O Mother, have offered us Jesus anew, the blessed fruit of your womb most pure, the Word made flesh, the world's Redeemer, we hear more clearly the sweet echo of his words entrusting us to you, making you our Mother: "Woman, behold your Son!" When he entrusted to you the Apostle John, and with him the children of the Church and all people, Christ did not diminish but affirmed anew ...

Daily Readings for Friday, November 26, 2021

Reading 1: Daniel 7:2-14, Responsorial Psalm: Daniel 3:75-81, Gospel: Luke 21:29-33

Daily Reading for Saturday, November 27th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Daniel 7:15-27 15 'I, Daniel, was deeply disturbed and the visions that passed through my head alarmed me. 16 So I approached one of those who were standing by and asked him about all this. And in reply he revealed to me what these things meant. 17 "These four great beasts are four kings who will rise up from the earth. 18 Those who receive royal power are the holy ones of the Most High, and kingship will be theirs for ever, for ever and ever." 19 Then I asked about the fourth ...

Guardian Angel Prayer #3: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, November 25, 2021

(This is a Mother's Prayer to the Guardian Angels of her children) I humbly salute you, O you faithful, heavenly Friends of my children! I give you heartfelt thanks for all the love and goodness you show them. At some future day I shall, with thanks more worthy than I can now give, repay your care for them, and before the whole heavenly court acknowledge their indebtedness to your guidance and protection. Continue to watch over them. Provide for all their ...