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Daily Reading for Saturday, October 16th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Romans 4:13, 16-18 13 For the promise to Abraham and his descendants that he should inherit the world was not through the Law, but through the uprightness of faith. 16 That is why the promise is to faith, so that it comes as a free gift and is secure for all the descendants, not only those who rely on the Law but all those others who rely on the faith of Abraham, the ancestor of us all 17 (as scripture says: I have made you the father of many nations). Abraham is our father in the ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, October 14, 2021

Reading 1: Romans 3:21-29, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 130:1-6, Gospel: Luke 11:47-54

St. Callistus I: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 14, 2021

Imagine that your biography was written by an enemy of yours. And that its information was all anyone would have not only for the rest of your life but for centuries to come. You would never be able to refute it -- and even if you couldno one would believe you because your accuser was a saint. That is the problem we face with Pope Callistus I who died about 222. The only story of his life we have is from someone who hated him and what he stood for, an author identified as Saint Hippolytus, ...

A Prayer for Salvation: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, October 14, 2021

Precious Blood and Word of God, You are my eternal salvation. Lost in sin, You liberated me. You lifted me from perdition. Treasuring my feeble soul, You excused my constant frailties. Forever, I am indebted to You. Your cost can never be repaid, For You bought my freedom with Blood. I will always seek You out my Lord, You are my beloved Deliverer! You are the Lamb of God!

Prayer Requests Live for Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 HD

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Daily Reading for Friday, October 15th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Romans 4:1-8 1 Then what do we say about Abraham, the ancestor from whom we are descended physically? 2 If Abraham had been justified because of what he had done, then he would have had something to boast about. But not before God: 3 does not scripture say: Abraham put his faith in God and this was reckoned to him as uprightness? 4 Now, when someone works, the wages for this are not considered as a favour but as due; 5 however, when someone, without working, puts faith in the one ...

St. Edward the Confessor: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Edward the Confessor was the son of King Ethelred III and his Norman wife, Emma, daughter of Duke Richard I of Normandy. He was born at Islip, England, and sent to Normandy with his mother in the year 1013 when the Danes under Sweyn and his son Canute invaded England. Canute remained in England and the year after Ethelred's death in 1016, married Emma, who had returned to England, and became King of England. Edward remained in Normandy, was brought up a Norman, and in 1042, on the death of his ...

Military Archbishop says Catholic troops should not be required to take vaccine

Archbishop for the Military Services Timothy P. Broglio issued a statement on Tuesday stating that no one should be forced to accept a COVID vaccine if they feel it is against their conscience.

Daily Readings for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Reading 1: Romans 2:1-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:2-3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:6-7, Gospel: Luke 11:42-46

The Beatitudes: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are the meek, for they shall possess the earth. Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for justice, for they shall be satisfied. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the clean of heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God. Blessed are ...