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Daily Readings for Saturday, August 13, 2022

Reading 1: Ezekiel 18:13, Reading 1: Ezekiel 18:30-32, Reading 1: Ezekiel 18:1-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:12-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:18-19, Gospel: Matthew 19:13-15

Daily Reading for Sunday, August 14th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10 4 The chief men then said to the king, 'You must have this man put to death: he is unquestionably disheartening the remaining soldiers in the city, and all the people too, by talking like this. This man is seeking not the welfare of the people but their ruin.' 5 King Zedekiah answered, 'He is in your hands as you know, for the king is powerless to oppose you.' 6 So they took Jeremiah and put him into the storage-well of the king's son Malchiah in the Court of ...

Daily Readings for Friday, August 12, 2022

Reading 1: Ezekiel 16:63, Reading 1: Ezekiel 16:1-15, Reading 1: Ezekiel 16:60, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-6, Gospel: Matthew 19:3-12

Evening Prayer #1: Prayer of the Day for Friday, August 12, 2022

Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, and give Your Angels and Saints charge over those who sleep. Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ. Rest Your weary ones, Bless Your dying ones, Soothe Your suffering ones, pity Your afflicted ones, Shield Your joyous ones, And all for Your love's sake. Amen.

St. Michael My: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 12, 2022

Martyr of Vietnam. He was the mayor of a town in Vietnam when the persecution of Christians started. Michael was martyred with Blessed Anthony Dich, his son-in-law, and with St. James Nam. He was canonized in 1988 by Pope John Paul II.

Daily Reading for Saturday, August 13th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Ezekiel 18:1-10, 13, 30-32 1 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows, 2 'Why do you keep repeating this proverb in the land of Israel: The parents have eaten unripe grapes; and the children's teeth are set on edge? 3 'As I live -- declares the Lord Yahweh -- you will have no further cause to repeat this proverb in Israel. 4 Look, all life belongs to me; the father's life and the son's life, both alike belong to me. The one who has sinned is the one to die. 5 'But if a ...

St. Clare of Assisi: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 11, 2022

St. Clare of Assisi was born in Assisi on July 16, 1194, as Chiara Offreduccio, the beautiful eldest daughter of Favorino Sciffi, Count of Sasso-Rosso and his wife Ortolana. Tradition says her father was a wealthy representative of an ancient Roman family and her mother was a very devout woman belonging to the noble family of Fiumi. As a young girl, Clare dedicated herself to prayer. At 18-years-old, she heard St. Francis of Assisi preach during a Lenten service in the church of San Giorgio ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, August 11, 2022

Reading 1: Ezekiel 12:1-12, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 78:56-59, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 78:61-62, Gospel: Matthew 18:21-35, Gospel: Matthew 19:1

Prayer for the Safety of a Soldier: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, August 11, 2022

Almighty and eternal God, those who take refuge in you will be glad and forever will shout for joy. Protect these soldiers as they discharge their duties. Protect them with the shield of your strength and keep them safe from all evil and harm. May the power of your love enable them to return home in safety, that with all who love them, they may ever praise you for your loving care. We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Daily Reading for Friday, August 12th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Ezekiel 16:1-15, 60, 63 1 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows, 2 'Son of man, confront Jerusalem with her loathsome practices! 3 Say, "The Lord Yahweh says this: By origin and birth you belong to the land of Canaan. Your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite. 4 At birth, the very day you were born, there was no one to cut your navel-string, or wash you in water to clean you, or rub you with salt, or wrap you in swaddling clothes. 5 No one looked at you ...