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  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 03-01-15, Second Sunday of Lent

    02/28/2015 8:04:25 PM PST · by Salvation · 26 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 03-01-15 | Revised New American Bible
    March 1, 2015Second Sunday of Lent    Reading 1 Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 God put Abraham to the test.He called to him, “Abraham!”“Here I am!” he replied.Then God said:“Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah.There you shall offer him up as a holocaust on a height that I will point out to you.” When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it.Then he reached out and took the knife to slaughter his son.But the...
  • FROM THE PASTOR

    02/28/2015 6:41:57 PM PST · by 9thLife · 2 replies
    Church of Saint Michael, New York City ^ | March 1, 2015 | by Fr. George W. Rutler
    The Transfiguration is celebrated on the sixth of August, but an account of it is also proclaimed as the liturgical Gospel in Lent, because it was a way that the Lord prepared Peter, James and John for the Crucifixion. These were the same apostles who would be with the Lord as he sweat blood the night before his death. Immediately after Christs transfiguration, he would cure an epileptic suffering a violent seizure at the foot of the mountain: glory and agony within a few hours. The unearthly light that shone from Christ on the mountaintop strengthened the apostles for when...
  • Triumph is Born of Struggle An Important Truth, as Seen in a Movie Outtake

    02/28/2015 7:21:23 AM PST · by Salvation · 16 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 02-285-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Triumph is Born of Struggle – An Important Truth, as Seen in a Movie Outtake By: Msgr. Charles PopeSome years ago, the movie Bruce Almighty was near the top of the box office charts. Unfortunately, one of my favorite scenes was cut from the released version of the movie. I was only able to see it in the “deleted scenes and outtakes” section of the DVD version. Why they deleted the scene is unfathomable to me, since I think it really decodes the whole movie.The movie features a prideful man (Bruce) who has complaints about how God runs the universe....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/28/15)[Prayer]

    02/28/2015 5:39:11 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/28/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 34Then Moses climbed Mount Nebo from the plains of Moab to the top of Pisgah, across from Jericho. There the Lord showed him the whole landfrom Gilead to Dan, 2all of Naphtali, the territory of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Mediterranean Sea, 3the Negev and the whole region from the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palms, as far as Zoar. 4Then the Lord said to him, This is the land I promised on oath to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-28-15

    02/27/2015 9:11:07 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-28-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 28, 2015Saturday of the First Week of Lent    Reading 1 Dt 26:16-19 Moses spoke to the people, saying:“This day the LORD, your God,commands you to observe these statutes and decrees.Be careful, then,to observe them with all your heart and with all your soul.Today you are making this agreement with the LORD:he is to be your God and you are to walk in his waysand observe his statutes, commandments and decrees,and to hearken to his voice.And today the LORD is making this agreement with you:you are to be a people peculiarly his own, as he promised you;and provided...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/27/15)[Prayer]

    02/27/2015 5:41:15 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/27/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 10and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. And he said to them, "Listen now, you rebels; shall we bring forth water for you out of this rock?" 11Then Moses lifted up his hand and struck the rock twice with his rod; and water came forth abundantly, and the congregation and their beasts drank. 12But the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "Because you have not believed Me, to treat Me as holy in the sight of the sons of Israel,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-27-15

    02/26/2015 8:43:52 PM PST · by Salvation · 42 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-27-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 27, 2015Friday of the First Week of Lent    Reading 1 Ez 18:21-28 Thus says the Lord GOD:If the wicked man turns away from all the sins he committed, if he keeps all my statutes and does what is right and just,he shall surely live, he shall not die. None of the crimes he committed shall be remembered against him;he shall live because of the virtue he has practiced. Do I indeed derive any pleasure from the death of the wicked?says the Lord GOD. Do I not rather rejoice when he turns from his evil waythat he may...
  • Prayer Request for Freeper Arasina (Teresa)

    02/26/2015 11:55:00 AM PST · by redleghunter · 43 replies
    Fellow Freeper | 26 February 2015 | None
    Dear Fellow Freepers, Your comforting prayers are very much appreciated for dear friend and sister in the Lord Jesus Christ, Arasina (Teresa), as she has just recently been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, a serious affliction of the lungs. Not long ago, she was also involved in an auto accident. Please pray for this good woman, for strength in her spirit and faith in her healing - Amen. (Please address your thread posts/prayers to "Arasina") Thank you all.
  • Should We Pray for the Defeat of ISIS, or Their Conversion?

    02/26/2015 10:00:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Moore to the Point ^ | 02/26/2015 | Russell Moore
    A pastor friend told me last week that he had church members enraged with him when he suggested from the pulpit that we ought to pray for the salvation of Islamic State terrorists. The people in his church told him that he ought to be calling for justice against them, given their brutal murder of Christians, not for mercy. I thought about my friend a few days ago when these murderous fiends beheaded 21 of our brothers and sisters in Christ because they refused to renounce the name of Jesus. I was not just angry; I was furious. Can such...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(2/26/15)[Prayer]

    02/26/2015 9:29:23 AM PST · by left that other site · 18 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/26/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace (Psalm 29:11).
  • The Challenge: Understanding Repentance

    02/26/2015 8:57:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 26, 2015 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Editor's note: This piece was co-authored by the author's daughter, Kristin Carey. If you showed up at an Ash Wednesday service last week, chances are you heard the word “repentance” quite a few times. It isn’t a term we often use outside of a church context. It’s one of those scary-sounding “Christianese” words that few of us feel comfortable with, probably because it conjures up images of crazy old men standing on street corners, holding picket-signs and yelling at people as they pass by. Look it up in the dictionary, and you’ll find explanations like “to feel sorry,” “conscience-stricken,” and...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/26/15)[Prayer]

    02/26/2015 6:32:28 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/26/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 32 When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods[a] who will go before us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out of Egypt, we don’t know what has happened to him.” 2 Aaron answered them, “Take off the gold earrings that your wives, your sons and your daughters are wearing, and bring them to me.” 3 So all the people took off their earrings and brought...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-26-15

    02/25/2015 8:08:50 PM PST · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-26-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 26, 2015Thursday of the First Week in Lent    Reading 1 Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25 Queen Esther, seized with mortal anguish,had recourse to the LORD.She lay prostrate upon the ground, together with her handmaids, from morning until evening, and said:“God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob, blessed are you. Help me, who am alone and have no help but you,for I am taking my life in my hand.As a child I used to hear from the books of my forefathersthat you, O LORD, always free those who are pleasing to you.Now help me, who am...
  • Faith Alone v. Forgiving Trespasses: How the Lord's Prayer Contradicts the Reformation

    02/25/2015 11:50:17 AM PST · by NYer · 425 replies
    Catholic Defense ^ | February 25, 2015
    Lines from the Lord's Prayer, in various languages. From the Eucharist Door at the Glory Facade of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain. It's Lent in Rome. That means it's time for one of the great Roman traditions: station churches. Each morning, English-speaking pilgrims walk to a different church for Mass. This morning, on the way to St. Anastasia's, I was once again struck by a line in the Our Father: “forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” That's a hard thing to pray, It doesn't leave a lot of wiggle room. Even the Catechism...
  • Vanity: Prayers needed for my Dad having a "Whipple procedure" tomorrow AM

    02/25/2015 6:20:43 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 36 replies
    Web MD ^ | 25 FEB 15 | dcbryan1
    As you may already know, Dad has had alot of problems lately. He has early stage (T1) pancreatic Ductile adenocarcinoma (PDAC). He is having a Roux-en-y procedure tomorrow AM, followed by a "Whipple " procedure if the cancer doctors do not find any metastatic tissue. Any prayers for Jim Bryan (#4 all time Arkansas high school basketball scorer with 2,700+ points (before 3-points invented ) ) would be appreciated. Prayers also for St. Vincent's cancer surgeon team and Dr. Jones, too. Thanks!
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    02/25/2015 8:57:57 AM PST · by Hiskid · 9 replies
    2/26/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/25/15)[Prayer]

    02/25/2015 4:18:59 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/25/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 18Now Jethro, the priest of Midian and father-in-law of Moses, heard of everything God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, and how the Lord had brought Israel out of Egypt. 2After Moses had sent away his wife Zipporah, his father-in-law Jethro received her 3and her two sons. One son was named Gershom,[a] for Moses said, I have become a foreigner in a foreign land; 4and the other was named Eliezer,[b] for he said, My fathers God was my helper; he...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-25-15

    02/24/2015 9:13:01 PM PST · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-25-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 25, 2015Wednesday of the First Week in Lent    Reading 1 Jon 3:1-10 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time:“Set out for the great city of Nineveh,and announce to it the message that I will tell you.”So Jonah made ready and went to Nineveh,according to the LORD’s bidding.Now Nineveh was an enormously large city;it took three days to go through it.Jonah began his journey through the city,and had gone but a single day’s walk announcing,“Forty days more and Nineveh shall be destroyed,”when the people of Nineveh believed God;they proclaimed a fastand all of them,...
  • ISIS abducts scores of Christians in northeastern Syria, groups say

    02/24/2015 10:04:48 AM PST · by redreno · 17 replies
    http://www.cnn.com ^ | 02/24/2015 | By Greg Botelho and Gul Tuysuz, CNN
    Assyrians in northeastern Syria villages awoke Tuesday to ISIS militants at their doors, with the Islamist extremists abducting scores from the Christian group and forcing hundreds more to run for their lives, an advocate said. The ISIS fighters bust past a few men guarding the village of Tal Shamiram around 4 a.m. (9 p.m. ET Monday) and abducted children, women and the elderly, said Usama Edward, the founder of the Assyrian Human Rights Network. Talking to CNN from Stockholm, Sweden, Edward said that between 70 and 100 people total were kidnapped in that village and others in the same cluster...
  • IN PICTURES: Relatives of Egyptian Christians killed by ISIS speak out

    02/24/2015 10:17:59 AM PST · by redreno · 9 replies
    http://www.middleeasteye.net ^ | 02/24/2015 | Jonathan Rashad
    Al-AOUR, Minya Egypt - The residents of al-Aour, a dusty village in Minya governorate some 250km south of Cairo, are struggling to come to terms with their loss. Last week, 13 residents of the village, all of whom were Coptic Christians, were executed by Islamic State fighters in Libya. When news of the executions broke (IS released a graphic video of the killing on the Internet) women and children in homes across the village, which is home to 2,500 Christians, could be heard screaming. When I visited al-Aour last week, people were sad and dismayed at the killings. Others seemed...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/24/15)[Prayer]

    02/24/2015 6:34:03 AM PST · by left that other site · 12 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/24/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 24Then the Lord said to Moses, Come up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel. You are to worship at a distance, 2but Moses alone is to approach the Lord; the others must not come near. And the people may not come up with him. 3When Moses went and told the people all the Lords words and laws, they responded with one voice, Everything the Lord has said we will do. 4Moses then wrote...
  • Prayer for Our American Heroes and Nation

    02/24/2015 1:52:49 AM PST · by Jeanbl · 9 replies
    February 24, 2015 | Jeanbl
    Then, with the eyes of your hearts enlightened, you will know the confidence that is produced by God having called you, the rich glory that is his inheritance among the saints, and the unlimited greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his mighty strength which he brought about in the Messiah when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realm. . . . Ephesians 1:18-20
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-24-15

    02/23/2015 7:57:39 PM PST · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-24-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 24, 2015Tuesday of the First Week of Lent    Reading 1 Is 55:10-11 Thus says the LORD:Just as from the heavensthe rain and snow come downAnd do not return theretill they have watered the earth,making it fertile and fruitful,Giving seed to the one who sowsand bread to the one who eats,So shall my word bethat goes forth from my mouth;It shall not return to me void,but shall do my will,achieving the end for which I sent it. Responsorial Psalm PS 34:4-5, 6-7, 16-17, 18-19 R. (18b) From all their distress God rescues the just.Glorify the LORD with me,let...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    02/23/2015 1:27:09 PM PST · by Kitty Mittens · 8 replies
    2-23-15 | Kitty Mittens
    Revelation 1:5,6 Unto Him that Loves us, And Washed us from our Sins in His Own Blood, And hath Made us Kings and Priests unto God and His Father; To Him be Glory and Dominion Forever and Ever, amen.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/23/15)[Prayer]

    02/23/2015 5:29:14 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/23/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 19On the first day of the third month after the Israelites left Egypton that very daythey came to the Desert of Sinai. 2After they set out from Rephidim, they entered the Desert of Sinai, and Israel camped there in the desert in front of the mountain. 3Then Moses went up to God, and the Lord called to him from the mountain and said, This is what you are to say to the descendants of Jacob and what you are to tell the people...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-23-15, OM, St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr

    02/22/2015 6:26:07 PM PST · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-23-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 23, 2015Monday of the First Week of Lent    Reading 1 Lv 19:1-2, 11-18 The LORD said to Moses,“Speak to the whole assembly of the children of Israel and tell them:Be holy, for I, the LORD, your God, am holy. “You shall not steal.You shall not lie or speak falsely to one another.You shall not swear falsely by my name,thus profaning the name of your God.I am the LORD. “You shall not defraud or rob your neighbor.You shall not withhold overnight the wages of your day laborer.You shall not curse the deaf,or put a stumbling block in front...
  • Photographs and memories all that remain after kidnap of Iraqi toddler

    02/22/2015 3:20:52 PM PST · by NYer · 7 replies
    cns ^ | February 19, 2015 | Dale Gavlak
    AINKAWA, Iraq (CNS) -- A colored photocopy of a smiling, blond toddler is the only thing adorning the bare walls of the tiny room where Ayda Abada, her blind husband, and four children shelter after they were chased out of their Christian village in Iraq by Islamic State extremists. The picture is one of the few items left of 3-year-old Christina. She is the youngest member of the family and was snatched by the militants from a bus last August as Abada pleaded to have her child back. Christina Khider Abada, 3, as seen on a poster last year. The...
  • [Freeper Requesting Prayers for Daughter and also:] Prayers please. Daughter lost phone overseas

    02/22/2015 5:31:35 AM PST · by Suz in AZ · 179 replies
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    Need prayers for a miracle. My daughter is overseas and lost her phone. She's going to retrace her path in the morning to try and find it. She needs a miracle, not just to find the phone, but to help increase/renew her faith in God and in miracles. I believe there is power in numbers and hope you would pray in her behalf today. Her name is Hayley. Thanks.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/22/15)[Prayer]

    02/22/2015 4:39:30 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/22/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 15 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord: “I will sing to the Lord,     for he is highly exalted. Both horse and driver     he has hurled into the sea. 2 “The Lord is my strength and my defense;     he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him,     my father’s God, and I will exalt him. 3 The Lord is a warrior;     the Lord is his name. 4 Pharaoh’s chariots and his army     he has hurled into the sea....
  • * IN MEMORIAM DAVID SWENINGSEN * FReeper Bruinbirdman aka bbm dead at 66

    01/16/2014 10:41:42 PM PST · by Cincinna · 100 replies
    Boulder City Review ^ | January 17, 2014 | Cincinna
    ~* IN MEMORIAM DAVID SWENINGSEN *~ Long time FReeper "Bruinbirdman", aka bbm. David Keith Sweningsen, passed away on June 9, 2013, in Las Vegas. bbm was a veteran and a patriot, and a prolific poster on Free Republic. Please post your memories of Bruinbirdman on this thread. He was a long time donor to Free Republic, and I'm sure any donation, large or small in his name would be greatly appreciated. May he rest in peace. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. Cincinna from the obituary: Dave Sweningsen, 66, beloved son, brother and uncle, of Boulder City, passed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 02-22-15, First Sunday of Lent

    02/21/2015 8:27:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 52 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-22-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 22, 2015First Sunday of LentReading 1Gn 9:8-15God said to Noah and to his sons with him: "See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you: all the birds, and the various tame and wild animals that were with you and came out of the ark.I will establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all bodily creatures be destroyedby the waters of a flood; there shall not be another flood to devastate the earth."God added:"This is the sign that I am giving for...
  • House Republicans cancel prayer from Muslim on Ash Wednesday; say they'll reschedule him

    02/21/2015 10:32:28 AM PST · by skeptoid · 18 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | Feb 20, 2015 at 1:31 a.m. | Mike Nowatzki
    BISMARCK Republican leaders in the North Dakota House of Representatives said they canceled the opening prayer by a Muslim on Ash Wednesday because some members thought it was more appropriate to have a Christian deliver the invocation. Dr. Nadim Koleilat, board president of the Bismarck Muslim Community Center, ended up giving the invocation in the Senate instead of the House. Comments made on the District 24 Republicans Facebook page including one posted Monday that called Koleilats planned appearances in the House on Wednesday and in the Senate next week political correctness at its worst were brought to...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/21/15)[Prayer]

    02/21/2015 6:24:47 AM PST · by left that other site · 24 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/21/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 19Then the angel of God, who had been traveling in front of Israels army, withdrew and went behind them. The pillar of cloud also moved from in front and stood behind them, 20coming between the armies of Egypt and Israel. Throughout the night the cloud brought darkness to the one side and light to the other side; so neither went near the other all night long. 21Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the Lord drove the...
  • JRandomFreeper (Johnny) Needs Our Prayers

    02/20/2015 9:05:36 PM PST · by Windflier · 294 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 20 February 2015 | JRandomFreeper
    From Johnny earlier today: "Time to fess up. Turns out I have brain cancer that moved there from my lungs. Prognosis is poor. I had brain surgery a couple of weeks ago. Of course, being me, I intend to fight hard to the very end, and beat the odds. I may well be around for harvest season this year. That is my intent. Normal prognosis is in weeks. I've held off on bringing this up on FR for several reasons. But the time to bring it up is now. Consider this my opus. It's as close as I'm going to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-21-15, OM, St. Peter Damian, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

    02/20/2015 8:16:39 PM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-21-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 21, 2015Saturday after Ash Wednesday    Reading 1 Is 58:9b-14 Thus says the LORD:If you remove from your midst oppression,false accusation and malicious speech;If you bestow your bread on the hungryand satisfy the afflicted;Then light shall rise for you in the darkness,and the gloom shall become for you like midday;Then the LORD will guide you alwaysand give you plenty even on the parched land.He will renew your strength,and you shall be like a watered garden,like a spring whose water never fails.The ancient ruins shall be rebuilt for your sake,and the foundations from ages past you shall raise up;“Repairer...
  • Just as I am I come (Prayer Thread)

    02/20/2015 7:04:30 PM PST · by Kartographer · 34 replies
    1/20/15
    I recieved some bad news tonight about a dear friend a 'wingman' to take one though hell. It seems he is in a bad way and though it doesn't look good I know that he will put up a fight, because that is just the way he is. Prayers up please.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/20/15)[Prayer]

    02/20/2015 5:26:27 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/20/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 14. Then the Lord said to Moses, 2Tell the Israelites to turn back and encamp near Pi Hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea. They are to encamp by the sea, directly opposite Baal Zephon. 3Pharaoh will think, The Israelites are wandering around the land in confusion, hemmed in by the desert. 4And I will harden Pharaohs heart, and he will pursue them. But I will gain glory for myself through Pharaoh and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-20-15

    02/19/2015 8:30:49 PM PST · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-20-15 | Revisd New American Bible
    February 20, 2015Friday after Ash Wednesday    Reading 1 Is 58:1-9a Thus says the Lord GOD:Cry out full-throated and unsparingly,lift up your voice like a trumpet blast; Tell my people their wickedness,and the house of Jacob their sins. They seek me day after day,and desire to know my ways,Like a nation that has done what is justand not abandoned the law of their God;They ask me to declare what is due them,pleased to gain access to God.“Why do we fast, and you do not see it?afflict ourselves, and you take no note of it?” Lo, on your fast day...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/19/15)[Prayer]

    02/19/2015 5:22:21 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/19/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 17When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt. 18So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea. The Israelites went up out of Egypt ready for battle. 19Moses took the bones of Joseph with him because Joseph had made the Israelites swear an oath. He had said, God...
  • Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(2/19/15)[Prayer]

    02/19/2015 5:02:08 AM PST · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/19/15 | left that other site
    Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation Stand Firm 10Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devils schemes. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-19-15

    02/18/2015 8:04:52 PM PST · by Salvation · 43 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-19-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 19, 2015Thursday after Ash Wednesday    Reading 1 Dt 30:15-20 Moses said to the people:“Today I have set before youlife and prosperity, death and doom.If you obey the commandments of the LORD, your God,which I enjoin on you today,loving him, and walking in his ways,and keeping his commandments, statutes and decrees,you will live and grow numerous,and the LORD, your God,will bless you in the land you are entering to occupy.If, however, you turn away your hearts and will not listen,but are led astray and adore and serve other gods,I tell you now that you will certainly perish;you will...
  • Pray for our American Heroes and Nation

    02/18/2015 8:27:52 AM PST · by Hiskid · 10 replies
    2/18/15 | Hiskid
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/18/15)[Prayer]

    02/18/2015 5:05:59 AM PST · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/18/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 13The Lord said to Moses, 2Consecrate to me every firstborn male. The first offspring of every womb among the Israelites belongs to me, whether human or animal. 3Then Moses said to the people, Commemorate this day, the day you came out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery, because the Lord brought you out of it with a mighty hand. Eat nothing containing yeast. 4Today, in the month of Aviv, you are leaving. 5When the Lord brings you into the land of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-18-15, Ash Wednesday

    02/17/2015 9:07:34 PM PST · by Salvation · 45 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-18-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 18, 2015Ash Wednesday    Reading 1 Jl 2:12-18 Even now, says the LORD,return to me with your whole heart,with fasting, and weeping, and mourning;Rend your hearts, not your garments,and return to the LORD, your God.For gracious and merciful is he,slow to anger, rich in kindness,and relenting in punishment.Perhaps he will again relentand leave behind him a blessing,Offerings and libationsfor the LORD, your God. Blow the trumpet in Zion!proclaim a fast,call an assembly;Gather the people,notify the congregation;Assemble the elders,gather the childrenand the infants at the breast;Let the bridegroom quit his roomand the bride her chamber.Between the porch and the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/17/15)[Prayer]

    02/17/2015 6:30:18 AM PST · by left that other site · 13 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/17/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 43The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, These are the regulations for the Passover meal: No foreigner may eat it. 44Any slave you have bought may eat it after you have circumcised him, 45but a temporary resident or a hired worker may not eat it. 46It must be eaten inside the house; take none of the meat outside the house. Do not break any of the bones. 47The whole community of Israel must celebrate it. 48A foreigner residing among you who wants to...
  • Prayer for our American Heroes and Our Nation

    02/17/2015 1:45:36 AM PST · by Jeanbl · 9 replies
    February 17, 2015 | Jeanbl
    Now to Him who by His power within us is able to do far more than we can ask or imagineto Him be Glory in the assembly through Christ Jesus for ever and ever, Amen! Ephesians 3:20:21
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-17-15, OM, Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

    02/16/2015 7:48:17 PM PST · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-17-15 | Revised New American Bible
    February 17, 2015Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Gn 6:5-8; 7:1-5, 10 When the LORD saw how great was man’s wickedness on earth,and how no desire that his heart conceivedwas ever anything but evil,he regretted that he had made man on the earth,and his heart was grieved. So the LORD said:“I will wipe out from the earth the men whom I have created,and not only the men,but also the beasts and the creeping things and the birds of the air,for I am sorry that I made them.”But Noah found favor with the LORD. Then...
  • Pray for our American Heroes

    02/16/2015 11:20:26 AM PST · by Kitty Mittens · 10 replies
    2-16-15 | Kitty Mittens
    Psalm 116:5 God is Graciousit is He Who Makes Things Right, Our Most Compassionate God. God Takes the Side of the Helpless; When I was at the End of my Rope, He Saved me.
  • Scriptures that promise an outpouring of God's Spirit

    02/16/2015 8:22:19 AM PST · by Hiskid · 22 replies
    2/16/15 | Hiskid
    I would like to collect some scriptures for the purpose of prayer that promise God's outpouring. Can you help? Here are some; Let us pursue the knowledge of the Lord. His going forth is established as the morning; He will come to us like the rain, Like the latter and former rain to the earth. (Hosea 6:3) Isaiah 64:1, 2: Oh, that You would rend the heavens! That You would come down! That the mountains might shake at Your presence As fire burns brushwood, As fire causes water to boil To make Your name known to Your adversaries, That the...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/16/15)[Prayer]

    02/16/2015 6:25:14 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/16/15 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Character Studies From The Bible Moses New International Version (NIV) 31During the night Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, Up! Leave my people, you and the Israelites! Go, worship the Lord as you have requested. 32Take your flocks and herds, as you have said, and go. And also bless me. 33The Egyptians urged the people to hurry and leave the country. For otherwise, they said, we will all die! 34So the people took their dough before the yeast was added, and carried it on their shoulders in kneading troughs wrapped in clothing....