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  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/24/16)[Prayer]

    06/24/2016 6:03:40 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/24/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible John The Gospels) (Matthew 17) 17 After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. 2 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. 3 Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. 4 Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters—one for you, one for...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (6/24/2016) [Prayer]

    06/23/2016 9:05:37 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 20 replies
    24 June 2016 | NEWwoman
    School House Rock -The Preamble By me [Wisdom] princes govern, and nobles— all who rule on earth. Proverbs 8:16 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-24-16, SOL, Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

    06/23/2016 8:19:59 PM PDT · by Salvation · 51 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-24-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 24, 2016 Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist - Mass during the Day Reading 1 Is 49:1-6 Hear me, O coastlands,listen, O distant peoples.The LORD called me from birth,from my mother’s womb he gave me my name.He made of me a sharp-edged swordand concealed me in the shadow of his arm.He made me a polished arrow,in his quiver he hid me.You are my servant, he said to me,Israel, through whom I show my glory. Though I thought I had toiled in vain,and for nothing, uselessly, spent my strength,yet my reward is with the LORD,my recompense...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    06/23/2016 7:44:10 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 7 replies
    6/23/16 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/23/16)[Prayer]

    06/23/2016 5:55:02 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/23/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible John The Gospels) (Mark 5) 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake. 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. 23 He pleaded earnestly with him, “My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live.” 24 So Jesus went with him. A large crowd followed and pressed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-23-16

    06/22/2016 9:23:31 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-23-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 23, 2016 Thursday of the Twelfth Week of Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 24:8-17 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign,and he reigned three months in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Nehushta,daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem.He did evil in the sight of the LORD,just as his forebears had done. At that time the officials of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon,attacked Jerusalem, and the city came under siege.Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon,himself arrived at the citywhile his servants were besieging it.Then Jehoiachin, king of Judah, together with his mother,his ministers, officers, and functionaries,surrendered to the king of...
  • Funeral held at Catholic Church for boy killed by alligator in Florida

    06/22/2016 3:21:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 70 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | June 22, 2016
    A private funeral service has been held in Nebraska after fatal alligator attack at Disney World last weekThe funeral of a two-year-old boy killed in an alligator attack in Florida has been held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Nebraska.Lane Thomas Graves was on holiday with his family at the Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida when he was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator. The boy’s father attempted to fight the beast off but was unable to rescue his son who subsequently drowned.A Mass service was held in Lane’s hometown of Omaha on Monday in a...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/22/16)[Prayer]

    06/22/2016 6:11:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/22/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible John The Gospels) (Mark 3) 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. 14 He appointed twelve[a] that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach 15 and to have authority to drive out demons. 16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter), 17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means “sons of thunder”), 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas,...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(6/22/16)[Prayer]

    06/22/2016 5:56:03 AM PDT · by left that other site · 16 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/22/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalm 29:11 The Lord gives strength to His people; the Lord blesses His people with peace.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-22-16, OM, Sts. Thomas More & John Fisher, St.Paulinus/Nola

    06/21/2016 10:34:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-22-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 22, 2016 Wednesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 22:8-13; 23:1-3 The high priest Hilkiah informed the scribe Shaphan,“I have found the book of the law in the temple of the LORD.”Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, who read it.Then the scribe Shaphan went to the king and reported,“Your servants have smelted down the metals available in the templeand have consigned them to the master workmenin the temple of the LORD.”The scribe Shaphan also informed the kingthat the priest Hilkiah had given him a book,and then read it aloud to the king.When the...
  • You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come [Charismatic Caucus]

    06/21/2016 10:33:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come , Zion lays before you blessed daughters and sons, So now the "real awakening begins", Truly you ARE worthy free from all sins, Look you are dressed in righteousness for you wear my gown, I have bestowed on you and a clean turban as your crown, Your feet shine at the mention of My WORD, For Now they Know it IS the Path of Righteousness they have heard, Holy ! Holy ! Holy ! Is the sound, That you hear now echoing all around, Voices that sound like...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/21/16)[Prayer]

    06/21/2016 6:49:23 AM PDT · by left that other site · 18 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/21/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible John The Gospels) (Matthew 10) 2 These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John; 3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus; 4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. New International Version (NIV) Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    06/21/2016 2:42:35 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 8 replies
    June 21, 2016 | Jeanbl
    All who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. Evil men and imposters will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of ~ the Holy Scriptures ~ which are able to make you wise for Salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. (2 Tim. 3:12-15)
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-21-16, M, St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious

    06/20/2016 8:16:20 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-21-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 21, 2016 Memorial of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious Reading 1 2 Kgs 19:9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36 Sennacherib, king of Assyria, sent envoys to Hezekiahwith this message: “Thus shall you say to Hezekiah, king of Judah:‘Do not let your God on whom you rely deceive youby saying that Jerusalem will not be handed overto the king of Assyria.You have heard what the kings of Assyria have doneto all other countries: they doomed them! Will you, then, be saved?’” Hezekiah took the letter from the hand of the messengers and read it;then he went up to the temple of the...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    06/20/2016 7:28:29 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 5 replies
    6-20-16 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 41:13 Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, from Everlasting to Everlasting. Amen, and Amen.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/20/16)[Prayer]

    06/20/2016 6:48:03 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/20/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible John The Gospels) (Matthew 4) 18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” 20 At once they left their nets and followed him. 21 Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-20-16

    06/19/2016 9:02:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-20-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 20, 2016 Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 17:5-8, 13-15a, 18 Shalmaneser, king of Assyria, occupied the whole landand attacked Samaria, which he besieged for three years.In the ninth year of Hoshea, king of Israelthe king of Assyria took Samaria,and deported the children of Israel to Assyria,setting them in Halah, at the Habor, a river of Gozan,and the cities of the Medes. This came about because the children of Israel sinned against the LORD,their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt,from under the domination of Pharaoh, king of...
  • Prayer request for my father

    06/19/2016 12:50:27 PM PDT · by Yossarian · 82 replies
    Yossarian's lie | 6/19/16 | Yossarian
    My dad is in the hospital, in dire condition, after a stroke. While anything can happen, doctors are not talking optimistically. Any prayers for my Dad, my Mom, and my family would be much appreciated. Thanks so much! God Bless!
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 06-19-16, Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    06/18/2016 8:12:09 PM PDT · by Salvation · 54 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-19-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 19, 2016 Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Zec 12:10-11; 13:1 Thus says the LORD:I will pour out on the house of Davidand on the inhabitants of Jerusalema spirit of grace and petition;and they shall look on him whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him as one mourns for an only son,and they shall grieve over him as one grieves over a firstborn. On that day the mourning in Jerusalem shall be as greatas the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the plain of Megiddo. On that day there shall be open to the house of...
  • Remembering in Prayer Our Departed Fathers (Prayer/Devotional)

    06/18/2016 7:27:32 PM PDT · by NRx · 2 replies
    Vanity | NRx
    O God of all spirits and of every flesh, Who didst trod down death and overcome the devil, bestowing life on this Thy world, to the souls of these Thy servants, departed this life, do Thou, O Lord, grant rest in a place of light, in a place of green pasture, in a place of refreshment, from whence all pain and sorrow and mourning have fled away. Every sin by them committed in thought, word, or deed, do Thou as our Good and Loving God forgive; as there is no man who shall live and sinnneth not, for Thou alone...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-18-16

    06/17/2016 8:48:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-18-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 18, 2016 Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Chr 24:17-25 After the death of Jehoiada,the princes of Judah came and paid homage to King Joash,and the king then listened to them.They forsook the temple of the LORD, the God of their fathers,and began to serve the sacred poles and the idols;and because of this crime of theirs,wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem.Although prophets were sent to them to convert them to the LORD,the people would not listen to their warnings.Then the Spirit of God possessed Zechariah,son of Jehoiada the priest.He took his stand...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    06/17/2016 6:59:26 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 7 replies
    6/17/16 | Hiskid
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-17-16

    06/16/2016 8:29:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-17-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 17, 2016 Friday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 11:1-4, 9-18, 20 When Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah,saw that her son was dead,she began to kill off the whole royal family.But Jehosheba, daughter of King Jehoram and sister of Ahaziah,took Joash, his son, and spirited him away, along with his nurse,from the bedroom where the princes were about to be slain.She concealed him from Athaliah, and so he did not die.For six years he remained hidden in the temple of the LORD,while Athaliah ruled the land. But in the seventh year,Jehoiada summoned the...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    06/16/2016 8:21:09 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 5 replies
    6/16/16 | Hiskid
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-16-16

    06/15/2016 8:44:49 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-16-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 16, 2016 Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 48:1-14 Like a fire there appeared the prophet Elijahwhose words were as a flaming furnace.Their staff of bread he shattered,in his zeal he reduced them to straits;By the Lord’s word he shut up the heavensand three times brought down fire.How awesome are you, Elijah, in your wondrous deeds!Whose glory is equal to yours?You brought a dead man back to lifefrom the nether world, by the will of the LORD.You sent kings down to destruction,and easily broke their power into pieces.You brought down nobles, from their...
  • Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted [snip] Regarding the Orlando Mass Shootings[Catholic Caucus]

    06/15/2016 10:49:08 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 6 replies
    Diocese of Phoenix ^ | June 15, 2016 | Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares
    Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares Regarding the Orlando Mass Shootings PHOENIX — We join the Holy Father in encouraging the faithful to pray for the victims, families and first responders of those involved in the tragic events of the Orlando mass shootings.We express our profound condolences for the victims of this senseless act of terror, and support the statements made by Pope Francis, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville and the President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Orlando Bishop John G. Noonan, shared below:A statement from Archbishop Joseph E....
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    06/15/2016 7:16:36 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 9 replies
    6/15/16 | Hiskid
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-15-16

    06/14/2016 8:36:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-15-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 15, 2016 Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 2:1, 6-14 When the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind,he and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal.Elijah said to Elisha, “Please stay here;the LORD has sent me on to the Jordan.”“As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live,I will not leave you,” Elisha replied.And so the two went on together.Fifty of the guild prophets followed andwhen the two stopped at the Jordan,they stood facing them at a distance.Elijah took his mantle, rolled it upand struck the...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    06/14/2016 2:04:04 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 8 replies
    June 14, 2016 | Jeanbl
    And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself . . . John 12:32
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-14-16

    06/13/2016 8:13:31 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-14-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 14, 2016 Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Kgs 21:17-29 After the death of Naboth the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite:“Start down to meet Ahab, king of Israel,who rules in Samaria.He will be in the vineyard of Naboth,of which he has come to take possession.This is what you shall tell him,‘The LORD says: After murdering, do you also take possession?For this, the LORD says:In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth,the dogs shall lick up your blood, too.’”Ahab said to Elijah, “Have you found me out, my enemy?”“Yes,”...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    06/13/2016 5:55:49 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 7 replies
    6-13-16 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 13:5,6 I have Trusted in Thy Mercy; mine Heart shall Rejoice in Thy Salvation. I will Sing unto the LORD, because He hath Dealt Lovingly with me.
  • Prayer request for my father

    06/13/2016 4:51:53 PM PDT · by Southside_Chicago_Republican · 84 replies
    June 13, 2016 | Self
    I ask your prayers for my father. He is eighty-eight years old and has been living alone since my mother died eight years ago. He has been in excellent health and condition for a man his age. He still drives. He is active in his church, the American Legion, and volunteers at the information desk of his county courthouse. He is a valued neighbor and member of his community. He went into the hospital last week for some bad back pain, an issue that pops up every couple of years. He also had a case of cellulitis, which was not...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-13-16, M, St. Anthony of Padua, Priest & Doctor/Church

    06/12/2016 9:33:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-13-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 13, 2016 Memorial of Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 1 Kgs 21:1-16 Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreelnext to the palace of Ahab, king of Samaria.Ahab said to Naboth, “Give me your vineyard to be my vegetable garden,since it is close by, next to my house.I will give you a better vineyard in exchange, or,if you prefer, I will give you its value in money.”Naboth answered him, “The LORD forbidthat I should give you my ancestral heritage.”Ahab went home disturbed and angry at the answerNaboth the Jezreelite had made...
  • Prayers for the dead and wounded of the Pulse Shooting

    06/12/2016 8:10:20 AM PDT · by SleepySimon · 38 replies
    June 12, 2016 | sleepysimon
    As the body count continues to rise in the Pulse nightclub shooting let us pause to pray both for the recently dead and the wounded families that survive them. (First post about the attack here: http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3439242/posts )
  • Prayer request for my 20 yr old baby girl, please

    06/12/2016 6:28:14 AM PDT · by momincombatboots · 61 replies
    6/12/2016 | self
    My twenty year old daughter was shot multiple times Wednesday night 6/8/16 in Charlotte NC. She has two bullets inside her.. lost her spleen, 2 holes in the stomach. I have been encouraging her to leave the city before something terrible happens.. she didnt7, but she will now. I am amazed by God's Almighty Grace that she is alive, I think, even lucky, considering the close range. Pray for her to seek Jesus, to heal, to say goodbye forever to the boy who put her in harms way. Pray for his soul. As usual, he was relatively unharmed, taking one...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 06-12-16, Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

    06/11/2016 8:26:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 49 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-12-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 12, 2016 Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Sm 12:7-10, 13 Nathan said to David: “Thus says the LORD God of Israel: ‘I anointed you king of Israel.I rescued you from the hand of Saul.I gave you your lord’s house and your lord’s wives for your own.I gave you the house of Israel and of Judah.And if this were not enough, I could count up for you still more.Why have you rejected the LORD and done evil in his sight?You have cut down Uriah the Hittite with the sword;you took his wife as your own,and him...
  • A Beautiful Prayer to Jesus

    06/11/2016 8:45:30 AM PDT · by notaliberal · 3 replies
    Padre Pio Devotions ^ | Unknown | Padre Pio
    Stay with me, Lord Prayer of St. Pio of Pietrelcina after Holy Communion
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-11-16, M, St. Barnabas, Apostle

    06/10/2016 9:12:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-11-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 11, 2016 Memorial of Saint Barnabas, Apostle Reading 1 Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3 In those days a great number who believed turned to the Lord.The news about them reached the ears of the Church in Jerusalem,and they sent Barnabas to go to Antioch.When he arrived and saw the grace of God,he rejoiced and encouraged them allto remain faithful to the Lord in firmness of heart,for he was a good man, filled with the Holy Spirit and faith.And a large number of people was added to the Lord.Then he went to Tarsus to look for Saul,and when he had found...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/10/16)[Prayer]

    06/10/2016 6:17:31 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/10/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (Peter's Encyclical Letters) (2 Peter 3) 3 Dear friends, this is now my second letter to you. I have written both of them as reminders to stimulate you to wholesome thinking. 2 I want you to recall the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets and the command given by our Lord and Savior through your apostles. 3 Above all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. 4 They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ he promised? Ever...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-10-16

    06/09/2016 9:45:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-10-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 10, 2016 Friday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-16 At the mountain of God, Horeb,Elijah came to a cave, where he took shelter.But the word of the LORD came to him,“Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD;the LORD will be passing by.”A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountainsand crushing rocks before the LORD—but the LORD was not in the wind.After the wind there was an earthquake— but the LORD was not in the earthquake.After the earthquake there was fire—but the LORD was not in the fire.After...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (6/10/2016) [Prayer]

    06/09/2016 9:14:47 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 17 replies
    10 June 2016 | NEWwoman
    The National Anthem on TV-"Flag Evolution" But for those who fear You, You have raised a banner to be unfurled against the bow. Psalm 60:4 (NIV) ----
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    06/09/2016 8:24:25 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 7 replies
    6/9/16 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/9/16)[Prayer]

    06/09/2016 4:45:24 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/9/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (Peter's Encyclical Letters) (2 Peter 2) 2 But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them—bringing swift destruction on themselves. 2 Many will follow their depraved conduct and will bring the way of truth into disrepute. 3 In their greed these teachers will exploit you with fabricated stories. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping. 4 For if God did...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-09-16, OM, St. Ephrem, Deacon and Doctor of the Church

    06/08/2016 10:00:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-09-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 9, 2016 Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Kgs 18:41-46 Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink,for there is the sound of a heavy rain.”So Ahab went up to eat and drink,while Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel,crouched down to the earth,and put his head between his knees.“Climb up and look out to sea,” he directed his servant,who went up and looked, but reported, “There is nothing.”Seven times he said, “Go, look again!”And the seventh time the youth reported,“There is a cloud as small as a man’s hand rising from...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/8/16)[Prayer]

    06/08/2016 6:43:08 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/8/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (Peter's Encyclical Letters) (2 Peter 1) 3 His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge,...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(6/8/16)[Prayer]

    06/08/2016 6:31:09 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/8/16 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalm 30[a] A psalm. A song. For the dedication of the temple.[b] Of David. 1 I will exalt you, Lord,     for you lifted me out of the depths     and did not let my enemies gloat over me. 2 Lord my God, I called to you for help,     and you healed me. 3 You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead;     you spared me from going down to the pit. 4 Sing the praises of the Lord, you his faithful people; praise his holy name. 5 For his anger lasts only a moment,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-08-16

    06/07/2016 8:55:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-08-16 | Revised New American Bible
    June 8, 2016 Wednesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Kgs 18:20-39 Ahab sent to all the children of Israeland had the prophets assemble on Mount Carmel. Elijah appealed to all the people and said,“How long will you straddle the issue?If the LORD is God, follow him; if Baal, follow him.”The people, however, did not answer him.So Elijah said to the people,“I am the only surviving prophet of the LORD,and there are four hundred and fifty prophets of Baal.Give us two young bulls.Let them choose one, cut it into pieces, and place it on the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(6/7/16)[Prayer]

    06/07/2016 4:48:09 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 6/7/16 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Peter (Peter's Encyclical Letters) (1 Peter 4) 12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. 14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. 15 If you suffer, it should not be as a...
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and our Nation

    06/07/2016 2:30:33 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 7 replies
    June 7, 2016 | Jeanbl
    Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-07-16

    06/06/2016 10:06:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-07-16 | Revised New American Bible
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