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Daily Readings for Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Reading 1: Colossians 2:6-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:8-11, Gospel: Luke 6:12-19

St. Paphnutius: Saint of the Day for Monday, September 11, 2023

The holy confessor Paphnutius was an Egyptian who, after having spent several years in the desert under the direction of the great St. Antony, was made bishop in the Upper Thebaid. He was one of those confessors who under the Emperor Maximinus lost the right eye, were hamstrung in one leg, and were afterwards sent to work in the mines. Peace being restored to the Church, Paphnutius returned to his flock, bearing all the rest of his life the glorious marks of his sufferings for the name of his ...

Prayer of Praise: Prayer of the Day for Monday, September 11, 2023

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Daily Readings for Monday, September 11, 2023

Reading 1: Colossians 1:24-29, Reading 1: Colossians 2:1-3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:6-7, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:9, Gospel: Luke 6:6-11

St. Salvius of Albi: Saint of the Day for Sunday, September 10, 2023

Bishop of Albi and a friend of Pope St. Gregory I the Great. Also called Sauve, he was a native of Albi and, originally a lawyer, he entered a monastery and served for a time as a monk before receiving election as abbot. Then, after, hying as a hermit, he became a bishop, serving as shepherd of Albi from 574-584. He reportedly died while caring for the sick during an outbreak of some epidemic. He also ransomed prisoners and brought King Chilperic back to orthodox teachings.

Prayer in Time of Anger: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, September 10, 2023

Lord Jesus, there is anger in my heart and I cannot root it out. I know that I should calm down and offer the hurt and disappointment to You but my emotion is running away with me. Help me to overcome this weakness and give me peace of heart as well as mind. Let me learn from this experience and grow into a better human being. Amen.

Daily Readings for Sunday, September 10, 2023

Reading 1: Ezekiel 33:7-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 95:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 95:6-9, Gospel: Matthew 18:15-20, Reading 2: Romans 13:8-10

Parent's Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, September 09, 2023

All praise to You, Lord Jesus, Lover of children: Bless our family, And help us to lead our children to You. Give us light and strength, And courage when our task is difficult. Let Your Spirit fill us with love and peace, So that we may help our children to love You. All glory and praise are Yours, Lord Jesus, For ever and ever. Amen.

Daily Readings for Saturday, September 09, 2023

Reading 1: Isaiah 58:6-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-4, Gospel: Matthew 25:31-40

St. Peter Claver: Saint of the Day for Saturday, September 09, 2023

St. Peter Claver was born at Verdu, Catalonia, Spain, in 1580, of impoverished parents descended from ancient and distinguished families. He studied at the Jesuit college of Barcelona, entered the Jesuit novitiate at Tarragona in 1602 and took his final vows on August 8th, 1604. While studying philosophy at Majorca, the young religious was influenced by St. Alphonsus Rodriguez to go to the Indies and save "millions of perishing souls." In 1610, he landed at Cartagena (modern ...