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Daily Reading for Sunday, August 7th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Wisdom 18:6-9 6 That night had been known in advance to our ancestors, so that, well knowing him in whom they had put their trust, they would be sure of his promises. 7 Your people thus were waiting both for the rescue of the upright and for the ruin of the enemy; 8 for by the very vengeance that you exacted on our adversaries, you glorified us by calling us to you. 9 So the holy children of the good offered sacrifice in secret and with one accord enacted this holy law: that the ...

After Confession: Prayer of the Day for Friday, August 05, 2022

O almighty and most merciful God, I give You thanks with all the powers of my soul for this and all other mercies, graces, and blessings bestowed on me, and prostrating myself at Your sacred feet, I offer myself to be henceforth forever Yours. Let nothing in life or death ever separate me from You! I renounce with my whole soul all my treasons against You, and all the abominations and sins of my past life. I renew my promises made in Baptism, and from this moment I dedicate myself eternally to ...

Daily Readings for Friday, August 05, 2022

Reading 1: Nahum 2:3, Reading 1: Nahum 3:1-3, Reading 1: Nahum 2:1, Reading 1: Nahum 3:6-7, Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:39, Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:41, Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:35-36, Gospel: Matthew 16:24-28

Daily Reading for Saturday, August 6th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 9 While I was watching, thrones were set in place and one most venerable took his seat. His robe was white as snow, the hair of his head as pure as wool. His throne was a blaze of flames, its wheels were a burning fire. 10 A stream of fire poured out, issuing from his presence. A thousand thousand waited on him, ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him. The court was in session and the books lay open. 13 I was gazing into the visions of the night, when ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, August 04, 2022

Reading 1: Jeremiah 31:31-34, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:12-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:18-19, Gospel: Matthew 16:13-23

The Prayer, Christ Our Morning Star (by Bede the Venerable.): Prayer of the Day for Thursday, August 04, 2022

O Christ, our Morning Star, Splendour of Light Eternal, shining with the glory of the rainbow, come and waken us from the greyness of our apathy, and renew in us your gift of hope. Amen.

St. John Vianney: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 04, 2022

Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, known as John in English, was born May 8, 1786 in Dardilly, France and was baptized the same day. He was the fourth of six children born to Matthieu and Marie Vianney. John was raised in a Catholic home and the family often helped the poor and housed St. Benedict Joseph Labre when he made his pilgrimage to Rome. In 1790, when the anticlerical Terror phase of the French Revolution forced priests to work in secrecy or face execution, young Vianney believed the ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Reading 1: Jeremiah 31:1-7, Responsorial Psalm: Jeremiah 31:10-13, Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28

St. Lydia Purpuraria: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), a town in Asia Minor, famous for its dye works, (hence, her name which means purple seller). She became Paul's first convert at Philippi. She was baptized with her household, and Paul stayed at her home there. Her feast date is August 3.

Prayer To Overcome Bitterness and Resentment: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Father, I acknowledge that I've held resentment and bitterness against (name). I confess this as sin and ask You to forgive me. I forgive (name). Remind me, Lord, to not hold any more resentments, but rather to love this person. Father, I ask You to also forgive (name) . Thank You for hearing and answering my prayer. In Jesus' Holy Name, Amen.