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Prayer to Our Guardian Angel: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, August 10, 2022

O holy Guardian Angel, my dear friend and solicitous guide on the dangerous way of life, to thee be heartfelt thanks for the numberless benefits which have been granted me through thy love and goodness and for the powerful help by which thou hast preserved me from so many dangers and temptations. I beg of thee, let me further experience thy love and thy care. Avert from me all danger, increase in me horror for sin and love for all that is good. Be a counselor and ...

St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 10, 2022

By: Deacon Keith Fournier The year was 258 A.D. It was a difficult beginning for what would become the First Christian Millennium. Hostility against the early followers of Jesus Christ was growing. The barbarism and severity of pagan Rome had begun to reach a fever pitch. It would soon lead to a blood lust. The newborn Christian Church, faithful to the One who had given Himself for the life of the world, continued the work of His redemption.   Roman authorities charged Christians of that era ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Reading 1: 2 Corinthians 9:6-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 112:5-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 112:1-2, Gospel: John 12:24-26

Daily Reading for Thursday, August 11th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Ezekiel 12:1-12 1 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows, 2 'Son of man, you are living among a tribe of rebels who have eyes and never see, they have ears and never hear, because they are a tribe of rebels. 3 So, son of man, pack an exile's bundle and set off for exile by daylight while they watch. You will leave your home and go somewhere else while they watch. Then perhaps they will see that they are a tribe of rebels. 4 You will pack your baggage like an exile's ...

Prayer for Choosing a State of Life # 2: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, August 09, 2022

O Lord, I beseech Thee to grant me Thy Divine Light, that I may know the designs of Thy providence concerning me, and that, filled with a sincere desire for my soulÂ?s salvation, I may say, with the young man in the Gospel: What must I do to be saved? All states of life are before me; but, still undecided what to do, I await Thy commands, I offer myself to Thee without restriction, without reserve, with a most perfect submission. Far be it from me, O Lord, to ...

St. Edith Stein: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)Virgin and Martyr Edith Stein, born in 1891 in Breslau, Poland, was the youngest child of a large Jewish family. She was an outstanding student and was well versed in philosophy with a particular interest in phenomenology. Eventually she became interested in the Catholic Faith, and in 1922, she was baptized at the Cathedral Church in Cologne, Germany. Eleven years later Edith entered the Cologne Carmel. Because of the ramifications of politics in ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Reading 1: Ezekiel 3:1-4, Reading 1: Ezekiel 2:8-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:72, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:131, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:103, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:24, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:111, Gospel: Matthew 18:12-14, Gospel: Matthew 18:1-5, Gospel: Matthew 18:10

Daily Reading for Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Second Corinthians 9:6-10 6 But remember: anyone who sows sparsely will reap sparsely as well -- and anyone who sows generously will reap generously as well. 7 Each one should give as much as he has decided on his own initiative, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 God is perfectly able to enrich you with every grace, so that you always have enough for every conceivable need, and your resources overflow in all kinds of good work. 9 As scripture ...

Prayer to Our Lady, Mother of Mercy: Prayer of the Day for Monday, August 08, 2022

Blessed Virgin Mary, who can worthily repay you with praise and thanks for having rescued a fallen world by your generous consent! Receive our gratitude, and by your prayers obtain the pardon of our sins. Take our prayers into the sanctuary of heaven and enable them to make our peace with God. Holy Mary, help the miserable, strengthen the discouraged, comfort the sorrowful, pray for your people, plead for the clergy, intercede for all women consecrated to God. May all who venerate you feel ...

Daily Readings for Monday, August 08, 2022

Reading 1: Ezekiel 1:24-28, Reading 1: Ezekiel 1:2-5, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 148:11-14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 148:1-2, Gospel: Matthew 17:22-27