20th SUNDAY O.T. (B) MASS PRAYERS AND READINGS.

20th SUNDAY O.T. (B) MASS PRAYERS AND READINGS. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Protéctor noster, áspice, Deus, et réspice in fáciem Christi tui, quia mélios est dies una in átriis tuis super millia. Turn your eyes, O God, our shield; and look on the face of your anointed one; one day within your courts is better than a…

BLESSED BE GOD IN THY GLORIOUS ASSUMPTION!

BLESSED BE GOD IN THY GLORIOUS ASSUMPTION! As we prepare ourselves for the forthcoming Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady, let us offer her small details of affection, whatever you may have in mind to please our mother in heaven, and ask her loving intercession as well so that we may be firm and…

19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): Mass prayers and readings.

19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Réspice, Dómine, in testaméntum tuum, et ánimas páuperum tuórum ne derelínquas in finem. Exsúrge, Dómine, et iúdica causam tuam, et ne obliviscáris voces quæréntium te. Look to your covenant, O Lord; forget not the life of your poor ones forever. Arise,O God, and…

MOTHER MARY, HELP ME LOVE GOD WITH CONCRETE DEEDS!

MOTHER MARY, HELP ME LOVE GOD WITH CONCRETE DEEDS! As a popular Spanish adage goes, “obras son amores y no buenas razones” (love is deeds and not sweet words), let us ask our Mother to help us love God with concrete deeds all throughout the day. The same thing is true in our dealings with…

NOVENA PRAYER FOR THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY.

NOVENA PRAYER FOR THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY   Mary, Queen Assumed into Heaven, I rejoice that after years of heroic martyrdom on earth, you have at last been taken to the throne prepared for you in heaven by the Holy Trinity.   Lift my heart with you in the glory of your Assumption above…

POPE FRANCIS: WHY WE GO TO THE TEMPLE

POPE FRANCIS: WHY WE GO TO THE TEMPLE In his homily at Holy Mass, Pope Francis commented on the Readings of the day taken from 1 Maccabees (4:36-37, 52-59), which recounts Judas Maccabeus’ rebuilding of the temple and the Gospel of Luke, which recounts Jesus’ cleansing of the temple (19:45-48). “The temple is a place…

URGENT PRAYERS FOR CALIFORNIA AND PORTUGAL.

LET US PRAY FOR CALIFORNIA SO THAT THE TRAGIC WILDFIRES, THE LARGEST IN ITS HISTORY, BE CONTROLLED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. LET US PRAY FOR ALL THOSE AFFECTED BY THIS CATASTROPHE. PRAY AS WELL FOR PORTUGAL WHICH IS ALSO HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM SCREENSHOT OF ORIGINAL PHOTO OF GOOGLE MAPS 2018 STATE INCIDENTS FROM THE…

AUG. 8: ST. DOMINIC SPOKE WITH GOD OR ABOUT GOD

AUG. 8: ST. DOMINIC SPOKE WITH GOD OR ABOUT GOD From various writings on the history of the Order of Preachers Dominic possessed such great integrity and was so strongly motivated by divine love, that without a doubt he proved to be a bearer of honour and grace. He was a man of great equanimity,…