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Angel Guardian: Prayer of the Day for Monday, January 03, 2022

Angel of God, my Guardian dear, to whom His love commits me here, ever this day (or night) be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen.

St. Genevieve: Saint of the Day for Monday, January 03, 2022

St. Genevieve was a fair and courageous peasant girl who was born around 422 in Nanterre, France, to a man named Severus and a woman named Gerontia. When Genevieve was only seven-years-old, St. Germanus, Bishop of Auxerre visited Nanterre on his way to Britain. While he was there, many people flocked to receive his blessing. The young Genevieve stood amid a crowd which had gathered around the man of God who singled her out and foretold her future sanctity. At her request, the holy Bishop led ...

A Prayer for Guidance: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, January 02, 2022

Lord Jesus, may everything I do begin with You, continue with Your help, and be done under Your guidance. May my sharing in the Mass free me from my sins, and make me worthy of Your healing. May I grow in Your Love and Your service, and become a pleasing offering to You; and with You to Your Father. May the mystery I celebrate help me to reach eternal life with you.

Daily Readings for Sunday, January 02, 2022

Reading 1: Isaiah 60:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:10-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:7-8, Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12, Reading 2: Ephesians 3:5-6, Reading 2: Ephesians 3:2-3

St. Basil the Great: Saint of the Day for Sunday, January 02, 2022

St. Basil the Great was born at Caesarea of Cappadocia in 330. He was one of ten children of St. Basil the Elder and St. Emmelia. Several of his brothers and sisters are honored among the saints. He attended school in Caesarea, as well as Constantinople and Athens, where he became acquainted with St. Gregory Nazianzen in 352. A little later, he opened a school of oratory in Caesarea and practiced law. Eventually he decided to become a monk and found a monastery in Pontus which he directed for ...

Bl. Zenon Kovalyk: Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 01, 2022

Blessed Zynoviy Kovalyk (August 18, 1903 - 1941) was a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest and martyr.

Bl. Giuseppe "Pino" Puglis: Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 01, 2022

Blessed Fr. Don Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi was beatified on May 25, a mere 20 years after his martyrdom at the hands of the Sicilian Mafia. His beatification represents a new era of defiance of powerful organized crime families in Italy and around the world. Don Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi was born on September 15, 1937 in the Palermo neighborhood of Brancaccio, in Palermo, Sicily. His father was a cobbler and his mother made dresses. From this working class home, Puglisi learned the roughness of his ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, January 01, 2022

Reading 1: Numbers 6:22-27, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67:2-3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67:5-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67:8, Gospel: Luke 2:16-21, Reading 2: Galatians 4:4-7

New Year's Prayer (by Archbishop Carroll.): Prayer of the Day for Saturday, January 01, 2022

Almighty and eternal God, You have, through Jesus Christ, revealed Your glory to all nations. We pray You to preserve the works of Your mercy, that Your Church, being spread through the whole world, may continue with unchanging faith in the confession of Your name. We pray You, who alone are good and holy, to endow with heavenly knowledge, sincere zeal, and sanctity of life our Chief Bishop, Pope John Paul II, the vicar of our Lord Jesus Christ, in the government of ...

St. Zygmunt Gorazdowski: Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 01, 2022

Zygmunt Gorazdowski was born on 1 November 1845 in Sanok, Ukraine. His family lived their Catholic faith most seriously, and Zygmunt grew up in this deeply religious environment that was not exempt from trials and suffering. As a child, Zygmunt was afflicted with a lung ailment; this, however, did not prevent him from considering the needs of others and offering his help where he could. After finishing high school in Przemysl he enrolled in the faculty of law in Lviv. At the end of his ...