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Daily Readings for Sunday, September 25, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Amos 6:4-7, Reading 1: Amos 6:1, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:8-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:7, Gospel: Luke 16:19-31, Reading 2: ...

St. Finbar: Saint of the Day for Sunday, September 25, 2016

St. Finbar: Saint of the Day for Sunday, September 25, 2016

Saints

He was the son of an artisan and a lady of the Irish royal court. Born in Connaught, Ireland, and baptized Lochan, he was educated at Kilmacahil, ...

Donald Trump appoints 33 Catholic leaders to advise him on policy matters HD

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Donald Trump appoints 33 Catholic leaders to advise him on policy matters http://www.catholic.org/news/politics/story.php?id=71015 By Marshall ...

St. Jerome HD

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St. Jerome, who was born Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius, was the most learned of the Fathers of the Western Church. He was born about the year 342 ...

'He grows in the love of the spouses' - Exorcist warns families of devil's infuence

'He grows in the love of the spouses' - Exorcist warns families of devil's infuence Watch

Marriage & Family

By (CNA/EWTN News)

There's a demon that specializes in attacking the family, said exorcist C├ęsar Truqui, a priest who participated in a course on exorcism held in Rome ...

5 things you NEED to know about drug-resistant superbugs and antimicrobial resistance

5 things you NEED to know about drug-resistant superbugs and antimicrobial resistance Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The United Nations General Assembly voted to take "a broad coordinated approach" to antimicrobial resistance, which is growing at such an alarming ...

SMART MOVE: Donald Trump appoints 33 Catholic leaders to advise him on policy matters

SMART MOVE: Donald Trump appoints 33 Catholic leaders to advise him on policy matters

Politics & Policy

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Donald Trump has named a list of 33 Catholics to a Catholic Advisory Group to offer him ongoing policy recommendations on matters of concern to ...

Historic Statement Affirms the Catholic Church's Teaching on the Gift of Sexuality

Historic Statement Affirms the Catholic Church's Teaching on the Gift of Sexuality Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A small body of Catholic scholars and religious have issued a statement dissenting from the teaching of the Catholic Church on the gift of sexuality, ...

The Prayer Thank You God!: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, September 25, 2016

Prayers

Dear Loving and Compassionate God, Giver of all gifts, we pray especially today for the mercy and love You give us. Open our hearts and minds ...

'Vanity is like osteoporosis of the soul' - Pope Francis warns against false saints

'Vanity is like osteoporosis of the soul' - Pope Francis warns against false saints Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis delivered his morning homily on Friday, where he told the crowd which sin "sickens the soul."

Global Warming: philosopher suggests we stop having babies

Global Warming: philosopher suggests we stop having babies Watch

Green

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Global warming is real and getting worse. There is no more credible scientific debate on this issue. However, there is plenty of debate over how we ...

Cardinal pleads for kidnapped priests' lives

Cardinal pleads for kidnapped priests' lives Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Priests continue to be kidnapped and slaughtered in the world's most dangerous country for the clergy - Mexico.

'He saw the priesthood as a gift' - Oldest bishop in the world passes away

'He saw the priesthood as a gift' - Oldest bishop in the world passes away Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Archbishop emeritus Peter Leo Gerety of Newark, the oldest Catholic bishop in the world, passed away Sept. 20 at the age of 104 - 77 years after his ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Job 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23 1 In the end it was Job who broke the silence and cursed the day of his birth. 2 This is what he said: 3 Perish ...

Daily Reading for Monday, September 26th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Job 1:6-22 6 One day when the sons of God came to attend on Yahweh, among them came Satan. 7 So Yahweh said to Satan, 'Where have you ...

The modern-day miracles of Padre Pio

The modern-day miracles of Padre Pio Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Known around the globe as simply "Padre Pio," Saint Pio of Pietrelcina has been called one of the "most active" saints in the Church, and continues ...

Major relic of St. Padre Pio in the United States

Major relic of St. Padre Pio in the United States Watch

U.S.

By Mary Rezac (CNA/EWTN News)

The Capuchin keepers of the relics of the late mystic Padre Pio are sending the saint's heart to Boston for his feast day.

St. Padre Pio helps dying newborn miraculously recover after 25 DAYS on life support

St. Padre Pio helps dying newborn miraculously recover after 25 DAYS on life support Watch

Health

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Three-month-old Caitlin Dooley suffered from a life-threatening heart condition since the day she was born. Just when the Dooley family began to lose ...

My Memoir of St. Padre Pio: Price of Suffering and Beatification by the Brush of Grace

My Memoir of St. Padre Pio: Price of Suffering and Beatification by the Brush of Grace

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Matt Hicks

Miraculous testimony of an elite level gymnast touched by Padre Pio: 'Pio, like all the saints, is like the window-washer that scales tall ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, September 25th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Amos 6:1, 4-7 1 Disaster for those so comfortable in Zion and for those so confident on the hill of Samaria, the notables of this first ...

Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary HD

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1st Joyful Mystery The Annunciation of the Lord to Mary 2nd Joyful Mystery The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth 3rd Joyful Mystery The Nativity of ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, September 24, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 11:9-10, Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 12:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 90:3-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms ...

Martyrs of Chalcedon: Saint of the Day for Saturday, September 24, 2016

Martyrs of Chalcedon: Saint of the Day for Saturday, September 24, 2016

Saints

A group of forty-nine Christians slain in Chalcedon during the reign of Emperor Diocletian . Records indicate that the martyrs were members of the ...

Haiku Prayer 10: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, September 24, 2016

Prayers

"Haiku" prayers, in Japanese poetical form, have their origin in the fourteenth century. They consist of 17 syllables arranged in three lines ...

Protests in Charlotte, N.C. turn violent HD

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Protests in Charlotte, N.C. turn violent http://www.catholic.org/news/national/story.php?id=70995 By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA ...

Modern-day miracles of Padre Pio HD

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Modern-day miracles of Padre Pio http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70991 By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News) 9/22/2016 CALIFORNIA ...

Every town is now a Flint: TWO out of THREE Americans are drinking CONTAMINATED water

Every town is now a Flint: TWO out of THREE Americans are drinking CONTAMINATED water Watch

Green

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Every town is Flint. That's the fear following a report on America's water quality. Many cities and towns have such poor, neglected water ...

Get ready to give up your car keys, driverless lanes are coming! But beware...

Get ready to give up your car keys, driverless lanes are coming! But beware... Watch

Technology

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Get ready to give up your keys, human drivers may face driving bans in as little as five years as self-driving cars come online. Planners are ...

It's time to stop patronizing the president and people of the Philippines

It's time to stop patronizing the president and people of the Philippines Watch

Asia Pacific

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte had a response for the European Union who told him how to run his country. The European Union has expressed ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, September 24th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Ecclesiastes 11:9--12:8 9 Do not wrangle about something that does not concern you, do not interfere in the quarrels of sinners. 10 My ...

Wells Fargo's MASSIVE FRAUD Scandal Revealed  HD

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Wells Fargo's MASSIVE FRAUD Scandal Revealed http://www.catholic.org/news/politics/story.php?id=70971 By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA ...