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  • Praying for the Living and the Dead – A Spiritual Work of Mercy

    11/03/2016 8:07:15 AM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-02-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Praying for the Living and the Dead – A Spiritual Work of Mercy Msgr. Charles Pope • November 2, 2016 • What is the value of one prayer? I suspect it is far greater than any of us imagine. Prayer changes things, sometimes in obvious ways, more often in subtle and even paradoxical ways. But prayer is surely important, even when we don’t experience its immediate effects. Perhaps this is why Jesus taught us to pray always and never to lose heart (cf Luke 18:1). St. Paul echoed this with the simple exhortation, “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thess 5:17)....
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 11-02-14, Commemoration of the Faithful Departed

    11/01/2014 8:50:49 PM PDT · by Salvation · 51 replies ^ | 11-02-14 | Revised New American Bible
    November 2, 2014The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) The following are a selection of the readings that may be chosen for this day. Reading 1 Wis 3:1-9 The souls of the just are in the hand of God,and no torment shall touch them.They seemed, in the view of the foolish, to be dead;and their passing away was thought an afflictionand their going forth from us, utter destruction.But they are in peace.For if before men, indeed, they be punished,yet is their hope full of immortality;chastised a little, they shall be greatly blessed,because God tried themand found them...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-02-02, The Commemoration Faithful Departed (All Souls)

    10/31/2002 5:23:39 PM PST · by Salvation · 8 replies · 134+ views American Bible ^ | 11-02-02 | New American Bible
    November 2, 2002The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed(All Souls) Psalm: Saturday 46 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Reading II Gospel The following readings are just some of the options given for this observance. Please consult a Lectionary for a full list of choices. Reading IIs 25:6-9 On this mountain the LORD of hostswill provide for all peoples.On this mountain he will destroythe veil that veils all peoples,the web that is woven over all nations;he will destroy death forever.The Lord GOD will wipe awaythe tears from all faces;the reproach of his people he will removefrom the whole earth; for the LORD...