Browsing News Entries

Browsing News Entries

St. Pelagia: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 08, 2021

Pelagia, more often called Margaret, on account of the magnificence of the pearls for which she had so often sold herself, was an actress of Antioch, equally celebrated for her beauty, her wealth and the disorder ofher life. During a synod at Antioch, she passed Bishop St. Nonnus of Edessa, who was struck with her beauty; the next day she went to hear him preach and was so moved by his sermon that she asked him to baptize her which he did. She gave her wealth to Nonnus to aid the poor ...

Prayer Requests Live for Thursday, October 7th, 2021 HD

Leave your prayer requests here: https://www.catholic.org/prayers/prayerrequest.php Catholic Online School: Free World Class Catholic Education for Anyone, Anywhere https://www.catholiconline.school/ Catholic Online: World's Catholic Library https://www.catholic.org/ Catholic Online Shopping: World's Catholic Store https://catholiconline.shopping/ Catholic Online Learning Resources: Free Printable Educational Resources for Students, Parents, and ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, October 9th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Joel 4:12-21 12 'Let the nations rouse themselves and march to the Valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I shall sit in judgement on all the nations around. 13 Ply the sickle, for the harvest is ripe; come and tread, for the winepress is full; the vats are overflowing, so great is their wickedness!' 14 Multitude on multitude in the Valley of Decision! For the Day of Yahweh is near in the Valley of the Verdict! 15 Sun and moon grow dark, the stars lose their brilliance. 16 Yahweh roars ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, October 07, 2021

Reading 1: Malachi 3:13-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:6, Gospel: Luke 11:5-13

Parents' Prayer for Their Children: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, October 07, 2021

O God the Father of mankind, who hast given unto me these my children, and committed them to my charge to bring them up for Thee, and to prepare them for eternal life: help me with Thy heavenly grace, that I may be able to fulfil this most sacred duty and stewardship. Teach me both what to give and what to withhold; when to reprove and when to forbear; make me to be gentle, yet firm; considerate and watchful; and deliver me equally from the weakness of indulgence, and the excess of severity; ...

St. Artaldus: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 07, 2021

Artaldus (also called Arthaud) was born in the castle of Sothonod in Savoy. At the age of eighteen, he went to the court of Duke Amadeus III, but a year or two after, he became a Carthusian at Portes. After many years, being a priest and an experienced and holy religious, he was sent by the prior of the Grande Chartreuse to found a charterhouse near his home, in a valley in the Valromey significantly called "the cemetery". Here Artaldus established himself with six of his brethren ...

Daily Reading for Friday, October 8th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Joel 1:13-15; 2:1-2 13 Priests, put on sackcloth and lament! You ministers of the altar, wail! Come here, lie in sackcloth all night long, you ministers of my God! For the Temple of your God has been deprived of cereal offering and libation. 14 Order a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly; you elders, summon everybody in the country to the Temple of Yahweh your God. Cry out to Yahweh: 15 'Alas for the day! For the Day of Yahweh is near, coming as destruction from Shaddai.' 1 Blow the ...

Prayer Requests Live for Wednesday, October 6th, 2021 HD

Leave your prayer requests here: https://www.catholic.org/prayers/prayerrequest.php Catholic Online School: Free World Class Catholic Education for Anyone, Anywhere https://www.catholiconline.school/ Catholic Online: World's Catholic Library https://www.catholic.org/ Catholic Online Shopping: World's Catholic Store https://catholiconline.shopping/ Catholic Online Learning Resources: Free Printable Educational Resources for Students, Parents, and ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Reading 1: Jonah 4:1-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:3-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:9-10, Gospel: Luke 11:1-4

Prayer for Expectant Mothers #2 : Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, October 06, 2021

O Good Saint Anne, who had the incomparable privilege of bringing into the world Her who was to become the Mother of God, I come to place myself under your special care. I confide myself to you, together with the child I am carrying. Thousands of children owe you, Glorious Mother of Mary, the life of the body and the grace of baptism. Hence I wish, in my turn, to place my whole confidence in you. Make me keep in mind the precautions I need to take so as not to ...