POPE BENEDICT XVI ON LIVING THE SUNDAY MASS OBLIGATION.


POPE BENEDICT XVI ON LIVING THE SUNDAY MASS OBLIGATION. Dear friends, below you have an excerpt of Sacramentum caritatis, nn. 72-73, where Pope Benedict XVI underlines the very important reason of fulfilling the Sunday Mass obligation which is worth the read for its profound repercussion in our Christian life. +++ Iuxta dominicam viventes – living…

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings.


30th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Lætétur cor quæréntium Dóminum. Quaérite Dóminum, et confirmámini, quaérite fáciem eius semper. Let the hearts that seek the Lord rejoice. Turn to the Lord and his strength; constantly seek his face. COLLECT Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope and charity, and make us…

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings.


29th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ego clamávi, quóniam exaudísti me, Deus; inclína aurem tuam, et exáudi verba mea. Custódi me, Dómine, ut pupíllam óculi; sub umbra alárum tuárum prótege me. To you I call; for you shall surely heed me, O God. Turn your ear to me; hear my…

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings.


27th Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON In voluntáte tua, Dómine, univérsa sunt pósita, et non est qui possit resístere voluntáti tuæ. Tu enim fecísti ómnia, cælum et terram, et univérsa quæ cæli ámbitu continéntur; Dóminus universórum tu es. Within your will, O Lord, all things are established and there is…

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings.


26th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Omnia, quæ fecísti nobis, Dómine, in vero iudício fecísti, quia peccávimus tibi, et mandátis tuis non oboedívimus; sed da glóriam nómini tuo, et fac nobíscum secúndum multitúdinem misericórdiæ tuæ. All that you have done to us, O Lord, you have done with true judgment,…

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings.


23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Iustus es, Dómine, et rectum iudícium tuum; fac cum servo tuo secundum misericórdiam tuam. You are just, O Lord, and your judgment is right; treat your servant in accord with your merciful love. COLLECT O God, by whom we are redeemed and receive adoption,…

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): Mass prayers and readings.


21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Inclína, Dómine, aurem tuam ad me, et exáudi me. Salvum fac servum tuum, Deus meus, sperántem in te. Miserére mihi, Dómine, quóniam ad te clamávi tota die. Turn your ear, O Lord, and answer me; save the servant who trusts in you, my…

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…

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…

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B): MASS PRAYERS AND READINGS.


18th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. MASS PRAYERS AND READINGS. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Deus, in adiutórium meum inténde; Dómine, ad adiuvándum me festína. Adiútor meus et liberátor meus es tu; Dómine, ne moréris. O God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay….