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Daily Reading for Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Job 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23 1 In the end it was Job who broke the silence and cursed the day of his birth. 2 This is what he said: 3 Perish the day on which I was born and the night that told of a boy conceived. 11 Why was I not still-born, or why did I not perish as I left the womb? 12 Why were there knees to receive me, breasts for me to suck? 13 Now I should be lying in peace, wrapped in a restful slumber, 14 with the kings and high viziers of earth who have built their ...

St. Finbar: Saint of the Day for Sunday, September 25, 2022

He was the son of an artisan and a lady of the Irish royal court. Born in Connaught, Ireland, and baptized Lochan, he was educated at Kilmacahil, Kilkenny, where the monks named him Fionnbharr (white head) because of his light hair; he is also known as Bairre and Barr. He went on pilgrimage to Rome with some of the monks, visiting St. David in Wales on the way back. Supposedly, on another visit to Rome the Pope wanted to consecrate him a bishop but was deterred by a vision, notifying the pope ...

The Prayer Thank You God!: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, September 25, 2022

Dear Loving and Compassionate God, Giver of all gifts, we pray especially today for the mercy and love You give us. Open our hearts and minds to You. Give us the grace to accept your mercy. As we live each day, we pray for those less fortunate, especially those who are hurting, and whose wounds need to be healed. Help us become involved in ways that show them how deeply we care. Give us the personal courage to listen to their concerns and help them find the ...

Daily Readings for Sunday, September 25, 2022

Reading 1: Amos 6:1, Reading 1: Amos 6:4-7, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:7-10, Gospel: Luke 16:19-31, Reading 2: 1 Timothy 6:11-16

Daily Reading for Monday, September 26th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Job 1:6-22 6 One day when the sons of God came to attend on Yahweh, among them came Satan. 7 So Yahweh said to Satan, 'Where have you been?' 'Prowling about on earth,' he answered, 'roaming around there.' 8 So Yahweh asked him, 'Did you pay any attention to my servant Job? There is no one like him on the earth: a sound and honest man who fears God and shuns evil.' 9 'Yes,' Satan said, 'but Job is not God-fearing for nothing, is he? 10 Have you not put a wall round him and his ...

Haiku Prayer 10: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, September 24, 2022

"Haiku" prayers, in Japanese poetical form, have their origin in the fourteenth century. They consist of 17 syllables arranged in three lines (5-7-5). This provides a simple format for composing personal and family prayers. The following haiku prayer is a Canadian example. You are encouraged to develop your own. Blessed mother, pray to Jesus for all the world, pray to Him for us.

Daily Readings for Saturday, September 24, 2022

Reading 1: Ecclesiastes 11:9-10, Reading 1: Ecclesiastes 12:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 90:3-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 90:12-14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 90:17, Gospel: Luke 9:43-45

Martyrs of Chalcedon: Saint of the Day for Saturday, September 24, 2022

A group of forty-nine Christians slain in Chalcedon during the reign of Emperor Diocletian . Records indicate that the martyrs were members of the choir in the church of Chalcedon.

Daily Reading for Sunday, September 25th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Amos 6:1, 4-7 1 Disaster for those so comfortable in Zion and for those so confident on the hill of Samaria, the notables of this first of nations, those to whom the House of Israel has recourse! 4 Lying on ivory beds and sprawling on their divans, they dine on lambs from the flock, and stall-fattened veal; 5 they bawl to the sound of the lyre and, like David, they invent musical instruments; 6 they drink wine by the bowlful, and lard themselves with the finest oils, but for the ...

Prayer for Women with Breast Cancer: Prayer of the Day for Friday, September 23, 2022

Father, for the strength you have given me I thank you. For the health you have blessed me with, I thank you. For the women who are going through breast cancer and their families I ask you to strengthen and to heal as you see fit. Lord we know you want us to be in good health and to prosper. Lord use us to do the work you have for us to do. For we know time is getting short on this earth. Lord be with every woman who is sick and encourage them as only you can. I know ...