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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-24-2021, Memorial of St. Francis de Sales

    01/24/2021 3:18:50 AM PST · by Cronos · 8 replies
    Universalis ^ | 24 January 2021 | God
    January 24 2021 Memorial of St. Francis de Sales Parish of St. Francis De Sales, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Lectionary 68Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingJonah 3:1-5,10 ©The people of Nineveh renounce their evil behaviourThe word of the Lord was addressed to Jonah: ‘Up!’ he said ‘Go to Nineveh, the great city, and preach to them as I told you to.’ Jonah set out and went to Nineveh in obedience to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was a city great beyond compare: it took three days to cross it. Jonah went on into the city, making a day’s journey....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-23-2021

    January 23 2021 Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary Iglesia de Santa María Magdalena – Mondéjar, SpainLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 9:2-3,11-14 ©He has entered the sanctuary once and for all through his own bloodThere was a tent which comprised two compartments: the first, in which the lamp stand, the table and the presentation loaves were kept, was called the Holy Place; then beyond the second veil, an innermost part which was called the Holy of Holies. But now Christ has come, as the high priest of all the blessings which were to come. He has passed through the greater, the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-21-2021, Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

    01/21/2021 11:30:06 PM PST · by Cronos · 12 replies
    Universalis ^ | 22 January 2021 | God
    January 22 2021 Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Assisi, Italy Lectionary 315Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 8:6-13 ©The first covenant is already oldWe have seen that Christ has been given a ministry of a far higher order, and to the same degree it is a better covenant of which he is the mediator, founded on better promises. If that first covenant had been without a fault, there would have been no need for a second one to replace it. And in fact God does find fault with them;...
  • Speaker Pelosi Implies Religious Pro-Lifers Are Sellouts

    01/21/2021 5:42:23 PM PST · by marshmallow · 48 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 1/21/21 | Christine Rouselle
    Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused pro-lifers of putting their opposition to abortion over the tenets of democracy in a recent appearance on former Sen. Hillary Clinton’s podcast. “I think that Donald Trump is president because of the issue of a woman’s right to choose,” Pelosi said on the Jan. 18 episode of “You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton,” blaming pro-life voters for boosting Trump into office. “When you take the greed of those who want their tax cuts, that’s probably a small number [of voters], but nonetheless a number,”...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-21-2021, Memorial of St. Patroclus

    01/21/2021 1:16:41 AM PST · by Cronos · 12 replies
    Universalis ^ | 21 January 2021 | God
    January 21 2021 Memorial of St. Patroclus St. Patrokli-Dom in Soest, GermanyBy Frank Vincentz - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4022349 Lectionary 314Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Red.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst readingHebrews 7:25-8:6 ©He has offered sacrifice once and for all by offering himselfThe power of Jesus to save is utterly certain, since he is living for ever to intercede for all who come to God through him. To suit us, the ideal high priest would have to be holy, innocent and uncontaminated, beyond the influence of sinners, and raised up above...
  • Godfather of the pro-life movement, Joe Scheidler, dies at age 93

    01/20/2021 6:21:57 PM PST · by Dajjal · 15 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Jan. 19, 2021 | Doug Mainwaring
    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/godfather-of-the-pro-life-movement-joe-scheidler-dies-at-age-93Godfather of the pro-life movement, Joe Scheidler, dies at age 93 by Doug MainwaringExcerpts:CHICAGO, Illinois, January 19, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — Joe Scheidler, a towering figure in the pro-life movement in the United States, died yesterday at age 93.Scheidler gained national prominence as chief defendant in the landmark NOW v. Scheidler, filed by the National Organizaiton for Women (NOW) which accused him of being a member “in a nationwide conspiracy to obstruct women’s access to abortion clinics through a pattern of racketeering activity including the actual or implied threat of violence.” The case ended up before the U.S. Supreme Court three...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-20-2021, Memorial of St. Sebastian, Martyr (died c286 AD)

    01/19/2021 11:50:52 PM PST · by Cronos · 9 replies
    Universalis ^ | 20 January 2021 | God
    January 20 2021 Daily Readings Memorial of St. Sebastian St. Sebastian's Church, Queens, New York, New YorkBy Antony-22 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79276350 Lectionary 313Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 7:1-3,15-17 ©You are a priest of the order of Melchizedek, for everYou remember that Melchizedek, king of Salem, a priest of God Most High, went to meet Abraham who was on his way back after defeating the kings, and blessed him; and also that it was to him that Abraham gave a tenth of all that he had. By the interpretation of his name, he is, first, ‘king...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-19-2021, Memorial of St. Fillan of Scotland

    01/19/2021 2:37:31 AM PST · by Cronos · 11 replies
    Universalis ^ | 19 January 2021 | God
    January 19 2021 Memorial of St. Fillan of Scotland Lectionary 312Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 6:10-20 ©In this hope we have an anchor for our soulGod would not be so unjust as to forget all you have done, the love that you have for his name or the services you have done, and are still doing, for the saints. Our one desire is that every one of you should go on showing the same earnestness to the end, to the perfect fulfilment of our hopes, never growing careless, but imitating those who have the faith and the perseverance to...
  • Column: A Catholic Pastor Speaks Out About Trump. Some Parishioners Walk Out.

    01/18/2021 5:42:53 PM PST · by marshmallow · 36 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/16/21 | Mary Schmich
    On the Sunday morning after the deadly riot at the United States Capitol, Father William Corcoran put on his black suit and clerical collar and stepped into St. Elizabeth Seton church in the Chicago suburb of Orland Hills to celebrate the 7:30 a.m. Mass. When it was time for the homily, he stood in front of the “celebrant’s chair” near the altar and removed his mask so that he could be clearly heard. He looked out at the 140 or so masked parishioners who sat in the sanctuary, which was still ornamented for Christmas. He had a feeling this might...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-18-2021, Memorial of St. Volusian of Tours (died 496 AD)

    01/18/2021 12:41:21 AM PST · by Cronos · 11 replies
    Universalis ^ | 18 January 2021 | God
    January 18 2021 Memorial of St. Volusian of Tours (died 496 AD) Eglise de Saint Volusien, Foix, France Lectionary 311Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 5:1-10 ©Although he was Son, he learned to obey through sufferingEvery high priest has been taken out of mankind and is appointed to act for men in their relations with God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins; and so he can sympathise with those who are ignorant or uncertain because he too lives in the limitations of weakness. That is why he has to make sin offerings for himself as well as for the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-17-2021, Memorial of St. Fursey of Ireland (died 650 AD)

    01/16/2021 10:29:08 PM PST · by Cronos · 11 replies
    Universalis ^ | 17 January 2021 | God
    January 17 2021 Memorial of St. Fursey of Ireland Cathedral of Christ the King, Atlanta, Georgia Lectionary 65Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First reading1 Samuel 3:3-10,19 ©'Speak, Lord, your servant is listening'Samuel was lying in the sanctuary of the Lord, where the ark of God was, when the Lord called, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ He answered, ‘Here I am.’ Then he ran to Eli and said, ‘Here I am, since you called me.’ Eli said, ‘I did not call. Go back and lie down.’ So he went and lay down. Once again the Lord called, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ Samuel got up and went to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-16-2021

    01/16/2021 9:14:13 AM PST · by annalex · 7 replies
    January 16 2021 Saturday of week 1 in Ordinary TimeSaint Cecilia’s Church – St. Louis, MO Liturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 4:12-16 ©Let us be confident in approaching the throne of graceThe word of God is something alive and active: it cuts like any double-edged sword but more finely: it can slip through the place where the soul is divided from the spirit, or joints from the marrow; it can judge the secret emotions and thoughts. No created thing can hide from him; everything is uncovered and open to the eyes of the one to whom we must give account of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-15-2021, Memorial of St. Paul the Hermit (of Egypt, born in 242 AD)

    01/15/2021 2:03:18 AM PST · by Cronos · 10 replies
    Universalis ^ | 15 January 2021 | God
    January 15 2021 Memorial of St. Paul of Thebes, Egypt (Paul the Hermit) - born 242 AD Santa Maria in Porto, Ravenna, Italy By Sailko - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54582304 Lectionary 309Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 4:1-5,11 ©None of you has come too late for God's promiseBe careful: the promise of reaching the place of rest that God had for the Israelites still holds good, and none of you must think that he has come too late for it. We received the Good News exactly as they did; but hearing the message did them no good because...
  • Virginia Plans For All Public Schools To Allow Boys In Girls’ Bathrooms And Sleepovers

    01/14/2021 11:56:06 AM PST · by Perseverando · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 13, 2021 | Casey Chalk
    One of the most controversial and reviled of Catholic documents is Pope Pius IX’s 1864 “Syllabus of Errors,” a long list of popular opinions that the Roman pontiff strongly condemned. Placing the document within its proper historical context, Pius XI was concerned by developments in such countries as the United States, where Catholic education was increasingly restricted under what were called “Blaine amendments.” Among the “errors” Pius IX assailed in the document is the belief that “all public institutes intended for instruction… on the education of youth… should be fully subjected to the civil and political power at the pleasure...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-14-2021, Memorial of St. Felix of Nola

    01/14/2021 12:10:20 AM PST · by Cronos · 10 replies
    Universalis ^ | 14 January 2021 | God
    January 14 2021 Memorial of St. Felix of Nola La Cattedrale di Nola = Duomo di Nola, Nola Cathedral, Nola, Italy Lectionary 308Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 3:7-14 ©Keep encouraging one anotherThe Holy Spirit says: If only you would listen to him today; do not harden your hearts, as happened in the Rebellion, on the Day of Temptation in the wilderness, when your ancestors challenged me and tested me, though they had seen what I could do for forty years. That was why I was angry with that generation and said: How unreliable these people who refuse to grasp...
  • Steve Bannon’s Mountain-Top Academy Wins 7th Legal Action Vs Italy’s Ministry for Culture

    01/13/2021 6:49:58 PM PST · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Edward Pentin Blog ^ | 1/12/21 | Edward Pentin
    The 13th century Trisulti Charterhouse in the province of Frosinone, central Italy.The Dignitatis Humanae Institute, which is working with President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon to found an academy in Italy to defend Judeo-Christian civilisation, today fought off the Italian government’s latest attempt to remove the academy from an historic abbey near Rome. DHI chairman Benjamin Harnwell, who has always protested his innocence in the face of the state’s accusations, said the court action to remove him from the Trisulti Charterhouse has been entirely politically motivated. “The Ministry of Culture simply wanted me out because I proudly work...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-13-2021, Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers

    01/12/2021 11:24:07 PM PST · by Cronos · 12 replies
    Universalis ^ | 13 January 2021 | God
    January 13 2021 Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers Poitiers Cathedral, Poitiers, France Lectionary 307Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 2:14-18 ©He took to himself descent from AbrahamSince all the children share the same blood and flesh, Christ too shared equally in it, so that by his death he could take away all the power of the devil, who had power over death, and set free all those who had been held in slavery all their lives by the fear of death. For it was not the angels that he took to himself; he took to himself descent from Abraham....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-12-2021, Memorial of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys

    01/12/2021 4:47:17 AM PST · by Cronos · 8 replies
    Universalis ^ | 12 January 2021 | God
    January 12 2021 Memorial of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys St. Marguerite Bourgeoys church, Brookfield, Connecticut Lectionary 306Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 2:5-12 ©The one who sanctifies and the ones who are sanctified are of the same stockGod did not appoint angels to be rulers of the world to come, and that world is what we are talking about. Somewhere there is a passage that shows us this. It runs: What is man that you should spare a thought for him, the son of man that you should care for him? For a short while you made him lower than the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-11-2021, Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

    01/11/2021 12:23:31 AM PST · by Cronos · 7 replies
    Universalis ^ | 11 January 2021 | God
    January 11 2021 Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time St. Edward's Church, Little rock, Arkansas Lectionary 305Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingHebrews 1:1-6 ©God has spoken to us through his SonAt various times in the past and in various different ways, God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets; but in our own time, the last days, he has spoken to us through his Son, the Son that he has appointed to inherit everything and through whom he made everything there is. He is the radiant light of God’s glory and the perfect copy of his nature, sustaining...
  • Dark Days at the Vatican: Did a Broke Pope Conspire with China For $ to Take Down Trump ? Vatican's most powerful office stripped of its financial assets

    01/10/2021 11:00:02 PM PST · by Sense · 17 replies
    Gravitas ^ | December 29, 2020 | Palki Sharma
    The Vatican's most powerful office has been stripped of its financial assets after dubious investments squandered millions in church donations. But, the fallout of this scandal is not the only crisis that the Pope must deal with. Palki Sharma tells you more.