PRAYERS NEEDED.

PRAYERS FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE RAGING FIRES IN CALIFORNIA AND FOR OUR CATHOLIC BRETHREN WHO WERE MASSACRED IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC. Let us also pray for all who are suffering in this world for whatever motive and for the souls in purgatory.

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings.

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Dicit Dóminus: Ego cógito cogitatiónes pacis, et non afflictiónis; invocábitis me, et ego exáudiam vos, et redúcam captivitátem vestram de cunctis locis. The Lord said, I think thoughts of peace and not of affliction. You will call upon me, and I will answer you,…

PRAYER FOR THOSE UNJUSTLY ACCUSED AND THEIR FALSE ACCUSERS.

PRAYER FOR THOSE UNJUSTLY ACCUSED AND THEIR FALSE ACCUSERS. Let us all pray for those who are wrongly accused in this world and their false accusers. Lord Jesus, you said: “I am the way, the truth and the life. (Jn 14:6)” We come to you to plead God the Father Almighty so that all those…

POPE FRANCIS ON THE 8TH COMMANDMENT: “DO NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS.”

POPE FRANCIS ON THE 8TH COMMANDMENT: “DO NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS.” Below you have the Zenit Agency’s English translation of Pope Francis’ Catechesis given in Rome on Nov. 14, 2018. +++ Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! In today’s catechesis, we will address the Eighth Word of the Decalogue: “Do not bear false witness against…

“MY LORD AND MY GOD (Jn 20:28)!”

“MY LORD AND MY GOD (Jn 20:28)!” This was Thomas’ reply when Jesus appeared once more to the Apostles. Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe. (Jn 20:29)” Thomas’ reply was not simply an exclamation: it is an assertion, an…

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings.

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Intret orátio mea in conspéctu tuo, inclína aurem tuam ad precem meam, Dómine. Let my prayer come into your presence. Incline your ear to my plea for help, O Lord. [–» Greeting] COLLECT Almighty and merciful God, graciously keep from us all adversity, so that,…

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT.

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT OUTLINE Summary of ideas today’s Sunday readings God’s Love for us is the cause which pushes us to love Him and our neighbor If the love of God is within us, we can love even those who do not deserve it.   1. Summary of ideas…

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings.

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ne derelínquas me, Dómine Deus meus, ne discédas a me; inténde in adiutórium meum, Dómine, virtus salútis meæ. Forsake me not, O Lord, my God; be not far from me! Make haste and come to my help, O Lord, my strong salvation! COLLECT Almighty…