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Daily Readings for Friday, February 12, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Isaiah 58:1-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:18-19, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:3-6, Gospel: Matthew 9:14-15

St. Buonfiglio Monaldo: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2016

St. Buonfiglio Monaldo: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2016

Saints

He was one of seven Florentines who had joined the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin (the Laudesi) in a particularly lax period in the city's ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 12th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 58:1-9 1 Shout for all you are worth, do not hold back, raise your voice like a trumpet. To my people proclaim their rebellious ...

Stations of the Cross - Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother HD

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Leader: We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you. All: Because by your holy cross You have redeemed the world. Jesus, you feel so alone with all ...

Can you answer these four challenging questions about Lent?

Can you answer these four challenging questions about Lent?

Lent / Easter

Take our Lent quiz! See how much you know about the tradition of Lent!

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Is Valentine's Day...? (Take the quick survey!)

Marriage & Family

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Catholic Online would like to invite you to take our short Valentine's survey. Sharing your opinion will help ...

Take this thought provoking Stations of the Cross survey

Take this thought provoking Stations of the Cross survey

Lent / Easter

How familiar are you with the Stations of the Cross? Take the Catholic Online survey now to share your answers to our questions. Your responses will ...

Oldest copy of Old Testament recognized as world treasure

Oldest copy of Old Testament recognized as world treasure Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The oldest surviving copy of the Old Testament was officially recognized as a world treasure by the United Nations Educations, Scientific and ...

A Prayer for America: Prayer of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2016

Prayers

Father, we beg Your blessing for the Right to Life, the Unborn, the weak, the sick and the old; all who are finding themselves being targets of the ...

'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter

'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter Watch

Lent / Easter

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Church of England is set to launch its latest campaign called the "Psalm 22 project," which will feature stories of former homeless and ex drug ...

Experts locate UFO in mysterious NASA photos.

Experts locate UFO in mysterious NASA photos. Watch

Technology

UFO experts are abuzz over new photos released by NASA, which they think shows an alien craft orbiting a small asteroid.

More than a thousand 'super confessors' released by Pope Francis to tackle 'reserved sins'

More than a thousand 'super confessors' released by Pope Francis to tackle 'reserved sins' Watch

Living Faith

Those who commit "reserved sins," transgressions that are deemed especially egregious by the Catholic Church, will have another chance this ...

'What could happen if every church would rise up in prayer': Christians join before U.S. Supreme Court to call for prayer

'What could happen if every church would rise up in prayer': Christians join before U.S. Supreme Court to call for prayer Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Christians stand together outside the U.S. Supreme Court to call other believers to pray the pro-life law passes.

Palm Sunday HD

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Holy Day of Obligation Palm Sunday is the final Sunday of Lent, the beginning of Holy Week, and commemorates the triumphant arrival of Christ in ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, February 11th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Deuteronomy 30:15-20 15 'Look, today I am offering you life and prosperity, death and disaster. 16 If you obey the commandments of Yahweh ...

If 'Jubilee doesn't arrive to the pockets, it's not a true Jubilee,' Pope Francis says

If 'Jubilee doesn't arrive to the pockets, it's not a true Jubilee,' Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

For Pope Francis, mercy is not just spiritual, but is something that ought to be expressed in concrete acts of service and in sharing one's goods ...

'You can't have Jesus': NASA accused of censoring use of Christ's name

'You can't have Jesus': NASA accused of censoring use of Christ's name Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Members of the Praise and Worship Club, composed of NASA employees, were shocked to receive a notice from NASA ordering they cease to include Jesus' ...

Science finally catches up to Einstein

Science finally catches up to Einstein Watch

Green

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In what may be the largest leap in physics this century, scientists believe they discovered Albert Einstein's gravitational waves.

Will millennials trigger the end of capitalism as we know it?

Will millennials trigger the end of capitalism as we know it? Watch

Business & Economics

By Thomas Heed (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The United States is entering a new era - one in which the new American President is to be decided, robots are taking jobs, Trump is running for the ...

Daily Reading for Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Joel 2:12-18 12 'But now -- declares Yahweh- come back to me with all your heart, fasting, weeping, mourning.' 13 Tear your hearts and ...

Stations of the Cross - Series HD

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The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ's last day on Earth as a man. The 14 devotions, or stations, ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-4, Gospel: Luke 9:22-25

St. Paschal: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2016

St. Paschal: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Saints

Paschal was the son of Bonosus, a Roman. He studied at the Lateran, was named head of St. Stephen's monastery, which housed pilgrims to Rome, and was ...

Prayer for Faith: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Prayers

Lord, I believe: I wish to believe in Thee. Lord, let my faith be full and unreserved, and let it penetrate my thought, my way of judging Divine ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Kings 8:22-23, 27-30 22 Then, in the presence of the whole assembly of Israel, Solomon stood facing the altar of Yahweh ...

Daily Reading for Monday, February 8th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Kings 8:1-7, 9-13 1 Solomon then summoned the elders of Israel to Jerusalem to bring the ark of the covenant of Yahwehup from the ...

FBI arrests Cliven Bundy leading to protesters' surrender in Oregon occupation

FBI arrests Cliven Bundy leading to protesters' surrender in Oregon occupation Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy stepped off a plane at the Portland International Airport Wednesday evening and was taken to Multnomah County jail, where ...

Beauty and the Priest - Cleric indicted for murder in cold case from 1960

Beauty and the Priest - Cleric indicted for murder in cold case from 1960 Watch

U.S.

A former priest has been indicted for a 1960 cold case murder of a woman. According to Texas authorities, then 27-year-old priest, John Feit, heard ...

10 important things to consider during Lent

10 important things to consider during Lent Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Every year we give something up for Lent. Sometimes picking what to give up is hard and other times we consider doing something extra to really ...

Latest ISIS video features Jihadi Junior KILLING three ISIS prisoners

Latest ISIS video features Jihadi Junior KILLING three ISIS prisoners Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Four-year-old Isa Dare, who has been dubbed "Jihadi Junior," appeared in the latest ISIS propaganda video - and was filmed detonating a car bomb, ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 7th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 6:1-2, 3-8 1 In the year of King Uzziah's death I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne; his train filled the ...

Stations of the Cross - Third Station: Jesus falls the first time HD

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Leader: We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you. All: Because by your holy cross You have redeemed the world. Jesus, the cross you have been ...