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Questions for Reflection for February 5, 2023 HD

Reflection on Reading 1, Isaiah 58:7-10 1. This is the fifth Sunday in Ordinary time and our first reading is an excerpt from the Messianic Hebrew Prophet Isaiah. The Lord is speaking through him to instruct the people of Israel on true and false fasting and worship. In the verse just before this passage the Lord asks "Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?..." The message is ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 5th, 2023 HD

Reading 2, First Corinthians 2:1-5 1 Now when I came to you, brothers, I did not come with any brilliance of oratory or wise argument to announce to you the mystery of God. 2 I was resolved that the only knowledge I would have while I was with you was knowledge of Jesus, and of him as the crucified Christ. 3 I came among you in weakness, in fear and great trembling 4 and what I spoke and proclaimed was not meant to convince by philosophical argument, but to demonstrate the convincing power ...

Join Us in Praying Pope Francis' February Intentions

Pope Francis has announced his prayer intention for February 2023, which is focused on parishes.

For Healing: Prayer of the Day for Friday, February 03, 2023

Lord, You invite all who are burdened to come to You. Allow your healing hand to heal me. Touch my soul with Your compassion for others. Touch my heart with Your courage and infinite love for all. Touch my mind with Your wisdom, that my mouth may always proclaim Your praise. Teach me to reach out to You in my need, and help me to lead others to You by my example. Most loving Heart of Jesus, bring me health in body and spirit that I may serve You with all my strength. Touch gently this life ...

St. Blaise: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 03, 2023

Saint Blaise was the bishop of Sebastea and a doctor. The first known record of the saint's life comes from the medical writings of AĂ«tius Amidenus, where he is recorded as helping with patients suffering from objects stuck in their throat. Many of the miraculous aspects of St. BlaiseÂ?s life are written of 400 years after his martyrdom in the Â?Acts of St. Blaise.Â? Saint Blaise is believed to begin as a healer then, eventually, became a "physician of souls." He then retired to a cave, where he ...

Daily Readings for Friday, February 03, 2023

Reading 1: Hebrews 13:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27:1, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27:8-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27:3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 24:7-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27:5, Gospel: Mark 6:14-29

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 4th, 2023 HD

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Questions for Reflection for February 4, 2023 HD

Reflection on Reading 1, Hebrews 13:15-17, 20-21 1. In our first reading, we come to an end of our daily reflections on the Letter to the Hebrews with this charge by the author, to the early churches, and to all of us today, to offer ourselves, through Jesus Christ, to the Father. To cooperate with the Grace given to us by God, and become holy, a living sacrifice of Praise. One of my favorite saints, a saint who calls everyone, every Christian, to everyday holiness, Jose Maria Escriva, wrote ...

Do you know Saint James?

Many say, "I know about the Apostles." You may know about the Apostles, but do you know the Apostles?

12 Apostles Journey - James HD

Join our 12 Apostles Journey - https://ycvf.org/products/12-apostles-journey Over the next 12 months, Deacon Keith Fournier will offer you valuable insight into the life witness of the 12 Apostles as models for every one of us to imitate today. Catholic Online School is honoring those 12 Apostle Heroes who offered their lives, in differing ways, for evangelization and Catholic education.