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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 3-Dec-2021 St. Francis Xavier, Priest

    12/03/2021 5:48:03 AM PST · by annalex · 15 replies
    December 3, 2021 Saint Francis Xavier, Priest on Friday of the 1st week of Advent The Altar of St Francis Xavier in Rome Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst readingIsaiah 29:17-24 ©In a very short time, the deaf will hear and the eyes of the blind will seeThe Lord says this:In a short time, a very short time,shall not Lebanon become fertile landand fertile land turn into forest?The deaf, that day,will hear the words of a bookand, after shadow and darkness,the eyes of the blind will see.But the lowly...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 3-Dec-2021 St. Francis Xavier, Priest

    12/03/2021 5:48:03 AM PST · by annalex
    December 3, 2021 Saint Francis Xavier, Priest on Friday of the 1st week of Advent The Altar of St Francis Xavier in Rome Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst readingIsaiah 29:17-24 ©In a very short time, the deaf will hear and the eyes of the blind will seeThe Lord says this:In a short time, a very short time,shall not Lebanon become fertile landand fertile land turn into forest?The deaf, that day,will hear the words of a bookand, after shadow and darkness,the eyes of the blind will see.But the lowly...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 2-Dec-2021

    12/02/2021 5:37:09 AM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    December 2, 2021 Thursday of the 1st week of Advent The Church of Santa Bibiana, Rome Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet.First readingIsaiah 26:1-6 ©Open the gates; let the upright nation come inThat day, this song will be sung in the land of Judah:We have a strong city;to guard us he has setwall and rampart about us.Open the gates! Let the upright nation come in,she, the faithful onewhose mind is steadfast, who keeps the peace,because she trusts in you.Trust in the Lord for ever,for the Lord is the everlasting Rock;he has brought low those who lived high upin the steep citadel;he...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 1-Dec-2021

    12/01/2021 5:02:47 AM PST · by annalex · 15 replies
    December 1, 2021 Wednesday of the 1st week of Advent Saint-Eligius Church, Ruddervoorde, Belgium Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet.First readingIsaiah 25:6-10 ©The Lord will prepare a banquet for every nationOn this mountain,the Lord of hosts will prepare for all peoplesa banquet of rich food, a banquet of fine wines,of food rich and juicy, of fine strained wines.On this mountain he will removethe mourning veil covering all peoples,and the shroud enwrapping all nations,he will destroy Death for ever.The Lord will wipe awaythe tears from every cheek;he will take away his people’s shameeverywhere on earth,for the Lord has said so.That day, it...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 27-Nov-2021

    11/27/2021 6:27:25 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    November 27, 2021 Saturday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Cathedral Sts. Virgil & Rupert, Salzburg Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingDaniel 7:15-27 ©His sovereignty will be an eternal sovereigntyI, Daniel, was deeply disturbed and the visions that passed through my head alarmed me. So I approached one of those who were standing by and asked him to tell me the truth about all this. And in reply he revealed to me what these things meant. “These four great beasts are four kings who will rise from the earth. Those who are granted sovereignty are the saints of the Most...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 26-Nov-2021

    11/26/2021 6:42:22 AM PST · by annalex · 18 replies
    November 26, 2021 Friday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Saint John Berchmans Cathedral, Shreveport, Louisiana Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingDaniel 7:2-14 ©'I saw, coming on the clouds of heaven, one like a son of man'I, Daniel, have been seeing visions in the night. I saw that the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great sea; four great beasts emerged from the sea, each different from the other. The first was like a lion with eagle’s wings; and as I looked its wings were torn off, and it was lifted from the ground and set standing on...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 25-Nov-2021

    11/25/2021 7:42:26 AM PST · by annalex · 11 replies
    November 25, 2021 Thursday of week 34 in Ordinary TimeThanksgiving in the USA Saint Catherine Church in Tabán, Budapest Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First readingDaniel 6:12-28 ©Daniel in the lions' denThe presidents and satraps came along in a body and found Daniel praying and pleading with God. They then came to the king and said, ‘Have you not just signed an edict forbidding any man for the next thirty days to pray to anyone, god or man, other than to yourself O king, on pain of being thrown into the lions’ den?’ ‘The decision stands,’ the king replied ‘as befits...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 24-Nov-2021; Memorial of Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs

    11/24/2021 4:56:23 AM PST · by annalex · 15 replies
    November 24, 2021 Saints Andrew Dũng-Lạc and his Companions, Martyrs on Wednesday of week 34 in Ordinary Time Saint Andrew Dung-Lac Catholic ChurchOklahoma City Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Red.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst readingDaniel 5:1-6,13-14,16-17,23-28 ©The writing on the wallKing Belshazzar gave a great banquet for his noblemen; a thousand of them attended, and he drank wine in company with this thousand. As he sipped his wine, Belshazzar gave orders for the gold and silver vessels to be brought which his father Nebuchadnezzar had looted from the sanctuary in Jerusalem, so that...
  • India: Over 50 churches stop holding worship services after authorities impose ban on Christian gatherings

    11/22/2021 9:36:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/22/2021 | Anugrah Kumar
    <p>Dozens of churches in India were not allowed to hold worship services for a third consecutive Sunday after authorities imposed a complete ban on Christian religious gatherings at the behest of radical Hindu nationalist groups, according to a report.</p><p>More than 50 house churches in the Jhabua District of Madhya Pradesh state were not allowed to gather for worship on Sundays due to the Sub-Divisional Officer issuing a circular to police stations in the Thandla and Megnagar blocks declaring a complete ban on Christian gatherings that do not have permission from the local magistrate, the U.S.-based persecution watchdog International Christian Concern reported.</p>
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 19-Nov-2021

    11/19/2021 5:02:15 AM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    November 19, 2021 Friday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Our Lady of Hope Catholic ChurchPotomac Falls, Virginia Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First reading1 Maccabees 4:36-37,52-59 ©Judas and his brothers purify the sanctuary and dedicate itJudas and his brothers said, ‘Now that our enemies have been defeated, let us go up to purify the sanctuary and dedicate it.’ So they marshalled the whole army, and went up to Mount Zion. On the twenty-fifth of the ninth month, Chislev, in the year one hundred and forty-eight, they rose at dawn and offered a lawful sacrifice on the new altar of holocausts...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 18-Nov-2021

    November 18, 2021 Thursday of week 33 in Ordinary Time St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Catholic ChurchKansas City Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First reading1 Maccabees 2:15-29 ©'Heaven preserve us from forsaking the Law and its ordinances'The commissioners of King Antiochus who were enforcing the apostasy came to the town of Modein to make them sacrifice. Many Israelites gathered round them, but Mattathias and his sons drew apart. The king’s commissioners then addressed Mattathias as follows, ‘You are a respected leader, a great man in this town; you have sons and brothers to support you. Be the first to step forward and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 17-Nov-2021; Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

    11/17/2021 5:27:56 AM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    November 17, 2021 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious on Wednesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church Pflugerville, TX Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White.Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst reading2 Maccabees 7:1,20-31 ©The creator of the world will give you back both breath and lifeThere were seven brothers who were arrested with their mother. The king tried to force them to taste pig’s flesh, which the Law forbids, by torturing them with whips and scourges. But the mother was especially admirable and worthy of honourable remembrance, for she...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 16-Nov-2021

    11/16/2021 4:34:38 AM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    November 16, 2021 Tuesday of week 33 in Ordinary Time St. Margaret of Scotland, Chicago, IL Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First reading2 Maccabees 6:18-31 ©'I will make a good death, eagerly and generously, for the holy laws'Eleazar, one of the foremost teachers of the Law, a man already advanced in years and of most noble appearance, was being forced to open his mouth wide to swallow pig’s flesh. But he, resolving to die with honour rather than to live disgraced, went to the block of his own accord, spitting the stuff out, the plain duty of anyone with the courage...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 15-Nov-2021

    11/15/2021 3:51:05 AM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    November 15, 2021 Monday of week 33 in Ordinary Time Saint Albert the Great Church, Pittsburgh, PA Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green.First reading1 Maccabees 1:10-15,41-43,54-57,62-64 ©The persecution of Antiochus EpiphanesThere grew a sinful offshoot, Antiochus Epiphanes, son of King Antiochus; once a hostage in Rome, he became king in the one hundred and thirty-seventh year of the kingdom of the Greeks. It was then that there emerged from Israel a set of renegades who led many people astray. ‘Come,’ they said ‘let us reach an understanding with the pagans surrounding us, for since we separated ourselves from them many misfortunes...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 14-Nov-2021

    11/13/2021 11:42:17 PM PST · by Cronos · 10 replies
    Universalis/Jerusalem Bible ^ | 14 November 2021 | God inspired
    November 14th, 202133rd Sunday in Ordinary time St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Church, El Paso, Texas Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Green First readingDaniel 12:1-3 ©Some will wake to everlasting life, some to shame and disgrace‘At that time Michael will stand up, the great prince who mounts guard over your people. There is going to be a time of great distress, unparalleled since nations first came into existence. When that time comes, your own people will be spared, all those whose names are found written in the Book. Of those who lie sleeping in the dust of the earth many will...
  • As Christian Cold War Heats Up, The Faithful Are Equipping For Battle

    10/04/2021 10:22:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | October 4, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    The Christian cold war will mean an increase in church splits, takeovers, and other power struggles as people choose sides on existential questions, including theology.Along with the rest of the country, American Christianity is in the middle of a cold war. As this war heats up, it will mean church splits, takeovers, fights over denominational resources, and other power struggles as the Donald Trump era has increasingly brought clarity and pushed people to choose sides on existential questions.The Southern Baptist Convention, the United States’ largest Protestant denomination, is one key example of this dynamic affecting American Christianity as a whole....
  • In Uncertain Times, House Chapels Proliferate

    09/20/2021 2:30:19 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    New Liturgical Movemnent ^ | September 20, 2021 | Peter A. Kwasniewski
    In Uncertain Times, House Chapels ProliferateIn Western history, house chapels are a phenomenon associated mostly with aristocrats who lived on large estates and could afford to employ a resident chaplain. In times of persecution, these chapels often became important places of refuge, since their remoteness, together with the status of the family owners, introduced a kind of safety buffer between the outside world and the services that took place within. This safety was not always enough, alas, to prevent priests from being surprised and captured by hostile state forces.While some house chapels of the aforementioned sort are still in existence...
  • A defense of singing worship songs from Bethel and Hillsong

    08/15/2021 7:27:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/14/2021 | Sam Storms
    Perhaps you saw an article that appeared online recently in which Mackenzie Morgan, a worship leader at Refine Church in Lascassas, Tennessee, announced that she and her church would no longer sing songs that come from Bethel Church in California or Hillsong Church in Australia. After examining some of the teachings from both Bethel and Hillsong, she concluded that to sing any song that originated with or was composed by someone from either of these churches was dangerous. Morgan insists that when it comes to corporate singing in church, “theology matters.” “It matters,” she says, “if a song is weak...
  • MASS OF THE AGES: Episode 1 — Discover the Traditional Latin Mass

    08/15/2021 5:28:23 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    You Tube ^ | August 2021 | Mass of the Ages
    MASS OF THE AGES: Episode 1 — Discover the Traditional Latin Mass
  • Worship: The Vision of God...church pt 12

    But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord. ( 2 Corinthians 3:18)Worship is serious business. When the church gathers to offer worship, in the name of Jesus, and through his blood, there is nothing on earth happening which is of greater import. God will be worshipped. Those who casually dismiss church, are shrugging off our highest duty as people, nothing less than the Worshipful beholding of God. As the passage in 2 Corinthians 3...