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  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-24-15, SOL, Pentecost Sunday, Mass during the Day

    05/23/2015 6:23:04 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-24-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 24, 2015Pentecost Sunday, Mass during the Day Reading 1 Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the skya noise like a strong driving wind,and it filled the entire house in which they were.Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire,which parted and came to rest on each one of them.And they were all filled with the Holy Spiritand began to speak in different tongues,as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem.At this sound,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-24-15, SOL, Pentecost Sunday, Vigil Mass

    05/23/2015 1:38:43 PM PDT · by Salvation · 27 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-24-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 24, 2015Pentecost Sunday, Vigil Mass    Reading 1 Gn 11:1-9 The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words.While the people were migrating in the east,they came upon a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.They said to one another,“Come, let us mold bricks and harden them with fire.”They used bricks for stone, and bitumen for mortar.Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a cityand a tower with its top in the sky,and so make a name for ourselves;otherwise we shall be scattered all over the earth.” The LORD came down to see...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/23/15)[Prayer]

    05/23/2015 5:34:05 AM PDT · by left that other site · 8 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/23/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 19[a]Joab was told, The king is weeping and mourning for Absalom. 2And for the whole army the victory that day was turned into mourning, because on that day the troops heard it said, The king is grieving for his son. 3The men stole into the city that day as men steal in who are ashamed when they flee from battle. 4The king covered his face and cried aloud, O my son Absalom! O Absalom, my son, my son! 5Then Joab went into the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-23-15

    05/22/2015 10:07:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-23-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 23, 2015Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 28:16-20, 30-31 When he entered Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself,with the soldier who was guarding him. Three days later he called together the leaders of the Jews.When they had gathered he said to them, “My brothers,although I had done nothing against our peopleor our ancestral customs,I was handed over to the Romans as a prisoner from Jerusalem.After trying my case the Romans wanted to release me,because they found nothing against me deserving the death penalty.But when the Jews objected, I was obliged to...
  • PE Conversations: Baptism in the Holy Spirit

    05/22/2015 10:44:14 AM PDT · by OK Sun · 2 replies
    PE News ^ | 22 May 2015 | John W. Kennedy
    As Christians mark Pentecost Sunday on May 24, various Assemblies of God district leaders responded to questions posed by PE News Editor John W. Kennedy. Those participating in the discussion are Tom Jacobs, superintendent of the Iowa Ministry Network; Stephen Tourville, superintendent of the PennDel Ministry Network; and James Braddy, superintendent of the Northern California and Nevada Assemblies of God. PE NEWS: How old and where were you when you received the baptism in the Holy Spirit? TOM JACOBS: I received the baptism in the Holy Spirit on my 14th birthday during a small Sunday evening youth service. Our...
  • South Carolina Federal Judge Partially Upholds Christian Prayers at School Graduation

    05/22/2015 10:13:50 AM PDT · by OK Sun · 4 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | May 21, 2015 | Heather Clark
    GREENVILLE, S.C. A federal judge in South Carolina has partially upheld the practice of Christian prayers during high school graduation ceremonies. As previously reported, an anonymous couple contacted the American Humanist Association (AHA) in 2013 to complain that Mountain View Elementary School had held its graduation ceremony at the chapel on the campus of North Greenville University, a Christian institution in Travelers Rest. They also cited that prayers had been presented at the event. The prayers, according to reports, had been written by the children and were reviewed by school officials before being presented. In response to the complaint,...
  • Hinson-Merton Friendship Continues Impact on Baptist Spirituality

    05/22/2015 6:16:29 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Baptist Global News ^ | 5/20/15 | Carrie McGuffin and Jeff Brumley
    Glenn Hinson urges fellow Baptists to emulate the late Catholic monk Thomas Mertons belief that contemplative spirituality is not limited to monasteries.The late Catholic monk, author and interfaith pioneer Thomas Merton is far more than a distant historical figure because the body of his work can actually improve the spirituality of Baptists even today, Baptist scholar E. Glenn Hinson says. Hinson knows because thats what happened to him through the relationship he developed with Merton during the 1960s. Little by little, I gained more confidence that I understood what Thomas Merton was trying to do, Hinson told some 60 ministers...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/22/15)[Prayer]

    05/22/2015 4:42:19 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/22/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 19Now Ahimaaz son of Zadok said, Let me run and take the news to the king that the Lord has vindicated him by delivering him from the hand of his enemies. 20You are not the one to take the news today, Joab told him. You may take the news another time, but you must not do so today, because the kings son is dead. 21Then Joab said to a Cushite, Go, tell the king what you have seen. The Cushite bowed down before...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/22/2015) [Prayer]

    05/21/2015 9:57:04 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 28 replies
    22 May 2015 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Decoration (Memorial) Day first observed, May 30, 1868 Oh, that my head were a spring of water and my eyes a fountain of tears! I would weep day and night for the slain of my people. Jeremiah 9:1 (NIV) ----
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-22-15, OM, St. Rita of Cascia, Religious

    05/21/2015 7:35:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-22-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 22, 2015Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 25:13b-21 King Agrippa and Bernice arrived in Caesareaon a visit to Festus.Since they spent several days there,Festus referred Paul’s case to the king, saying,“There is a man here left in custody by Felix.When I was in Jerusalem the chief priests and the elders of the Jewsbrought charges against him and demanded his condemnation.I answered them that it was not Roman practiceto hand over an accused person before he has faced his accusersand had the opportunity to defend himself against their charge.So when they came together here,...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(5/21/15)[Prayer]

    05/21/2015 5:34:52 AM PDT · by left that other site · 24 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/21/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Psalm 130:5-6(NIV) 5 I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits,   and in his word I put my hope. 
6 I wait for the Lord   more than watchmen wait for the morning, 
    more than watchmen wait for the morning.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/21/15)[Prayer]

    05/21/2015 4:42:07 AM PDT · by left that other site · 12 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/21/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 16When David had gone a short distance beyond the summit, there was Ziba, the steward of Mephibosheth, waiting to meet him. He had a string of donkeys saddled and loaded with two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred cakes of raisins, a hundred cakes of figs and a skin of wine. 2The king asked Ziba, Why have you brought these? Ziba answered, The donkeys are for the kings household to ride on, the bread and fruit are for the men to eat, and...
  • Courageous Teen Convert Continues to Risk All for Jesus

    05/21/2015 4:13:52 AM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Women of Grace ^ | May 20, 2015
    Six years ago, the nation was captivated by the story of a young teen named Rifqa Bary who was forced to flee her family home in Ohio after converting from Islam to Christianity. Even though she still can’t reveal her whereabouts, her new book chronicles her journey from a life of fear into that of a happy Christian college student who is now free to love the God who set her free.The Columbia Dispatch is reporting on Bary’s new book, Hiding in the Light: Why I Risked Everything to Leave Islam and Follow Jesus, which documents the long and turbulent...
  • Pope urges prayers for China, persecuted Christians over Pentecost (Catholic Caucus)

    05/21/2015 3:43:20 AM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    cns ^ | May 20, 2015 | Laura Ieraci
    Members of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart pray in their motherhouse chapel in Fushun, China, in this 2007 photo. The community of nuns was founded in the 1930s by Maryknoll. (CNS file/Nancy Wiechec) By Laura Ieraci Catholic News ServiceVATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis asked Catholics worldwide to show solidarity through their prayers for Catholics in China and for persecuted Christians over the Pentecost weekend.The World Day of Prayer for the Church in China is observed each year on the feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, May 24, which this year falls on Pentecost.Catholics in China invoke Mary,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-21-15, OM, St. Christopher Magallanes, Priest & Companions

    05/20/2015 8:26:13 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-21-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 21, 2015Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 22:30; 23:6-11 Wishing to determine the truthabout why Paul was being accused by the Jews,the commander freed himand ordered the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin to convene.Then he brought Paul down and made him stand before them. Paul was aware that some were Sadducees and some Pharisees,so he called out before the Sanhedrin,“My brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of Pharisees;I am on trial for hope in the resurrection of the dead.”When he said this,a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and Sadducees,and the...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/20/2015 8:04:04 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 15 replies
    5/20/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/20/15)[Prayer]

    05/20/2015 4:39:24 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/20/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) Psalm 51[a] For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. 2Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. 3For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. 4Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight;...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-20-15, OM, St. Bernadine of Siena, Priest

    05/19/2015 9:07:10 PM PDT · by Salvation · 43 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-20-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 20, 2015Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 20:28-38 At Miletus, Paul spoke to the presbyters of the Church of Ephesus:“Keep watch over yourselves and over the whole flockof which the Holy Spirit has appointed you overseers,in which you tend the Church of Godthat he acquired with his own Blood.I know that after my departure savage wolves will come among you,and they will not spare the flock.And from your own group, men will come forward perverting the truthto draw the disciples away after them.So be vigilant and remember that for three years, night and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/19/15)[Prayer]

    05/19/2015 4:59:26 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/19/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 12The Lord sent Nathan to David. When he came to him, he said, There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor. 2The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, 3but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It shared his food, drank from his cup and even slept in his arms. It was like a...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/19/2015 1:45:34 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 12 replies
    May 19, 2015 | Jeanbl
    The sum of your word is Truth. . . Ps. 119:160
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-19-15

    05/18/2015 9:00:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-19-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 19, 2015Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter   Reading 1 Acts 20:17-27 From Miletus Paul had the presbytersof the Church at Ephesus summoned. When they came to him, he addressed them,“You know how I lived among youthe whole time from the day I first came to the province of Asia.I served the Lord with all humilityand with the tears and trials that came to mebecause of the plots of the Jews,and I did not at all shrink from telling youwhat was for your benefit,or from teaching you in public or in your homes.I earnestly bore witness for both...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/18/2015 11:46:15 AM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 10 replies
    5-18-15 | Kitty Mittens
    2Samuel 7:22 Thou art Great, O Lord God: For their is None like Thee, Neither is their any God beside Thee.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/18/15)[Prayer]

    05/18/2015 5:03:35 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/18/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David 2One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. The woman was very beautiful, 3and David sent someone to find out about her. The man said, She is Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite. 4Then David sent messengers to get her. She came to him, and he slept with her. (Now she was purifying herself from her monthly uncleanness.) Then she went back home. 5The...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-18-15, OM, St. John I, Pope and Martyr

    05/17/2015 8:56:58 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-18-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 18, 2015Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter   Reading 1 Acts 19:1-8 While Apollos was in Corinth,Paul traveled through the interior of the countryand down to Ephesus where he found some disciples. He said to them,“Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?”They answered him,“We have never even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”He said, “How were you baptized?”They replied, “With the baptism of John.”Paul then said, “John baptized with a baptism of repentance,telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him,that is, in Jesus.”When they heard this,they were baptized...
  • Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

    05/17/2015 6:10:42 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    The Town Talk | 5/16/15 | Bob Tompkins
    Great story which can't be posted on FR due to legal issues but click HERE to go to the site. Long read.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/17/15)[Prayer]

    05/17/2015 5:01:16 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/17/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 10In the course of time, the king of the Ammonites died, and his son Hanun succeeded him as king. 2David thought, I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me. So David sent a delegation to express his sympathy to Hanun concerning his father. When Davids men came to the land of the Ammonites, 3the Ammonite commanders said to Hanun their lord, Do you think David is honoring your father by sending envoys to you...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-17-15, SOL, The Ascension of the Lord/7th Sunday of Easter

    05/16/2015 7:55:10 PM PDT · by Salvation · 68 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-17-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 17, 2015Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord    Reading 1 Acts 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus,I dealt with all that Jesus did and taughtuntil the day he was taken up,after giving instructions through the Holy Spiritto the apostles whom he had chosen.He presented himself alive to themby many proofs after he had suffered,appearing to them during forty daysand speaking about the kingdom of God.While meeting with them,he enjoined them not to depart from Jerusalem,but to wait for “the promise of the Fatherabout which you have heard me speak;for John baptized with water,but in a few days...
  • Humble Palestinian Nuns to be Made Catholic Saints

    05/16/2015 9:38:44 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    WDAM Channel 7 ^ | 5/16/15 | CNN
    BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK (CNN) - Pope Francis will canonize two 19th century Palestinian women as Roman Catholic saints. The historic event is especially meaningful to one of the world's oldest Christian communities. It is the perfect celebration of sainthood for two Palestinian nuns, a humble and devout offering of prayer to mark a historic moment for Christians and Palestinians. In the land of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, the land of the beginnings of Christianity, Mariam Baouardy and Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas are the first two Palestinian saints in modern times. As Christians, this is a sign of hope, this is...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/16/15)[Prayer]

    05/16/2015 4:40:33 AM PDT · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/16/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 9David asked, Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathans sake? 2Now there was a servant of Sauls household named Ziba. They summoned him to appear before David, and the king said to him, Are you Ziba? At your service, he replied. 3The king asked, Is there no one still alive from the house of Saul to whom I can show Gods kindness? Ziba answered the king, There is still a son of...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/15/15)[Prayer]

    05/15/2015 5:17:39 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/15/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 8In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines. 2David also defeated the Moabites. He made them lie down on the ground and measured them off with a length of cord. Every two lengths of them were put to death, and the third length was allowed to live. So the Moabites became subject to David and brought him tribute. 3Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-15-15, OM, St. Isidore

    05/14/2015 10:53:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-15-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 15, 2015Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 18:9-18 One night while Paul was in Corinth, the Lord said to him in a vision,“Do not be afraid.Go on speaking, and do not be silent, for I am with you.No one will attack and harm you,for I have many people in this city.”He settled there for a year and a halfand taught the word of God among them. But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia,the Jews rose up together against Pauland brought him to the tribunal, saying,“This man is inducing people to worship God contrary...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation (5/15/2015) [Prayer]

    05/14/2015 9:32:43 PM PDT · by NEWwoman · 21 replies
    15 May 2015 | NEWwoman
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Armed Forces Day May 16, 2015 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. Psalm 119:45 (NIV) ----
  • Canadian Pro-Life March

    05/14/2015 1:44:04 PM PDT · by Grateful2God · 6 replies
    5/14/2015 | Prayer Request for Life!
    Prayer ping! Prayers up for the folks in Canada who are marching for life in Ottawa and other places today! G-d bless our neighbors to the North!
  • Bully apologises to kids he was picking on after being given Bible

    05/14/2015 11:45:59 AM PDT · by OK Sun · 1 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 13 May 2015 | Angie Chui
    All it took was one act of kindness a Bible in particular, to turn the tide for eight year old Phoenix and her brother, seven year old Kingston Walywyn, who were being bullied by a kid from their bus. Like most kids, they were getting frustrated. According to Phoenix, the bully constantly called them names and this made them want to confront him at times. "It made me feel like I wanted to yell at him," Phoenix said in an interview with KHOU. Instead, the siblings told their parents, who asked to have the bus seating arrangement changed....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/14/15)[Prayer]

    05/14/2015 5:05:45 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/14/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 18Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: Who am I, Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far? 19And as if this were not enough in your sight, Sovereign Lord, you have also spoken about the future of the house of your servantand this decree, Sovereign Lord, is for a mere human![c] 20What more can David say to you? For you know your servant, Sovereign Lord. 21For the sake of your...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(5/14/15)[Prayer]

    05/14/2015 4:57:14 AM PDT · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/14/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm Isaiah 43:1-2 But now thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned,and the flame shall not consume you.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-14-15, FEAST, St. Matthias, Apostle, (SOL -- Ascension)

    05/13/2015 8:24:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-14-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 14, 2015Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle   Reading 1 Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 Peter stood up in the midst of the brothers and sisters(there was a group of about one hundred and twenty personsin the one place).He said, “My brothers and sisters,the Scripture had to be fulfilledwhich the Holy Spirit spoke beforehandthrough the mouth of David, concerning Judas,who was the guide for those who arrested Jesus.Judas was numbered among usand was allotted a share in this ministry.For it is written in the Book of Psalms: Let his encampment become desolate,and may no one dwell in it.and:May another take his office....
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    05/13/2015 8:31:01 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 8 replies
    5/13/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/13/15)[Prayer]

    05/13/2015 5:27:47 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/13/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 7After the king was settled in his palace and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2he said to Nathan the prophet, Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent. 3Nathan replied to the king, Whatever you have in mind, go ahead and do it, for the Lord is with you. 4But that night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying: 5Go and tell my servant...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-13-15, OM, Our Lady of Fatima

    05/12/2015 9:34:28 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-13-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 13, 2015Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 17:15, 22—18:1 After Paul’s escorts had taken him to Athens,they came away with instructions for Silas and Timothyto join him as soon as possible. Then Paul stood up at the Areopagus and said:“You Athenians, I see that in every respectyou are very religious.For as I walked around looking carefully at your shrines,I even discovered an altar inscribed, ‘To an Unknown God.’What therefore you unknowingly worship, I proclaim to you.The God who made the world and all that is in it,the Lord of heaven and earth,does not...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/12/15)[Prayer]

    05/12/2015 5:08:12 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/12/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) The Ark Brought to Jerusalem 6David again brought together all the able young men of Israelthirty thousand. 2He and all his men went to Baalah[a] in Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the Name,[b] the name of the Lord Almighty, who is enthroned between the cherubim on the ark. 3They set the ark of God on a new cart and brought it from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill. Uzzah and Ahio,...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Our Nation

    05/12/2015 1:31:04 AM PDT · by Jeanbl · 9 replies
    May 12, 2015 | Jeanbl
    May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high! May He send you help from the sanctuary and support you from Zion! Psalm 20:1-2
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-12-15, Sts. Nereus & Achilleus, St. Pancras, Martyrs

    05/11/2015 8:32:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 0512-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 12, 2015Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 16:22-34 The crowd in Philippi joined in the attack on Paul and Silas,and the magistrates had them strippedand ordered them to be beaten with rods.After inflicting many blows on them,they threw them into prisonand instructed the jailer to guard them securely.When he received these instructions, he put them in the innermost celland secured their feet to a stake. About midnight, while Paul and Silas were prayingand singing hymns to God as the prisoners listened,there was suddenly such a severe earthquakethat the foundations of the jail shook;all...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/11/2015 2:12:40 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 9 replies
    5-11-15 | Kitty Mittens
    Deuteronomy 33:26,27 There is None like unto the God of Jeshurun, Who Rideth upon the Heaven in thy Help, And in His Excellency on the Sky. The Eternal God is thy Refuge, and Underneath are the Everlasting Arms: And He shall Thrust Out the Enemy from before thee; and shall Say, Destroy them.
  • MY HEART AND WILL FOR MY CHILDREN [Charismatic Caucus]

    05/11/2015 7:25:20 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    Foundations are being laid now in my children that have crossed the threshing floor of My heart and will for all my children of light , for to partake of my cup you must enter into me in all fullness and truth therefore obey my statutes and live my words to you given upon the foundation of my kingdom My heart , for truly as I send my sent ones and speak through my prophets , the oracles shall reveal themselves to all those that receive me in the manner I choose to come, for many...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/11/15)[Prayer]

    05/11/2015 5:10:13 AM PDT · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/11/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 17When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold. 18Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; 19so David inquired of the Lord, Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my hands? The Lord answered him, Go, for I will surely deliver the Philistines into your hands. 20So David...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-11-15

    05/10/2015 9:19:54 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-11-15 | Revised New American bible
    May 11, 2015Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 16:11-15 We set sail from Troas, making a straight run for Samothrace,and on the next day to Neapolis, and from there to Philippi,a leading city in that district of Macedonia and a Roman colony.We spent some time in that city.On the sabbath we went outside the city gate along the riverwhere we thought there would be a place of prayer.We sat and spoke with the women who had gathered there.One of them, a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth,from the city of Thyatira, a...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/10/15)[Prayer]

    05/10/2015 4:43:10 AM PDT · by left that other site · 12 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/10/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible David New International Version (NIV) 5All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, We are your own flesh and blood. 2In the past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns. And the Lord said to you, You will shepherd my people Israel, and you will become their ruler. 3When all the elders of Israel had come to King David at Hebron, the king made a covenant with them at Hebron before the Lord, and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-10-15, Sixth Sunday of Easter

    05/09/2015 10:14:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 60 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 05-10-15 | Revised New American Bible
    May 10, 2015Sixth Sunday of Easter    Reading 1 Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 When Peter entered, Cornelius met himand, falling at his feet, paid him homage.Peter, however, raised him up, saying,“Get up. I myself am also a human being.” Then Peter proceeded to speak and said,“In truth, I see that God shows no partiality.Rather, in every nation whoever fears him and acts uprightlyis acceptable to him.” While Peter was still speaking these things,the Holy Spirit fell upon all who were listening to the word.The circumcised believers who had accompanied Peterwere astounded that the gift of the Holy Spiritshould have...
  • Au Revoir My Love

    05/09/2015 1:43:05 PM PDT · by Justice · 88 replies
    Self | 5/9/15 | Self
    My wife, Tina passed on to be with Jesus in glory one week ago today. As my sister in law aptly put it "there now remains a Tina shaped hole in our souls and we mourn her loss" but I take hope and peace in knowing that she is in a far better place now. She is free from disease, pain and sorrow and I await the day when we are re-united. After a 2 year battle with malignant melanoma she suffered a stroke about 2 months ago which robbed her of movement and most of her speech. She loved...