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Daily Readings for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-6, Gospel: Matthew 16:13-19

St. Margaret of Cortona: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

St. Margaret of Cortona: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Watch

Saints

Margaret of Cortona, penitent, was born in Loviana in Tuscany in 1247. Her father was a small farmer. Margaret's mother died when she was seven years ...

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity HD

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Sts. Perpetua and Felicity were Christian martyrs from the early persecution of the Church in Africa by the Emperor Severus. In the year 203, Vivia ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 5:1-8 1 Do not put your confidence in your money or say, 'With this I am self-sufficient.' 2 Do not be led by your appetites and ...

Pope Francis calls Christians to 'find solace in the Holy Spirit'

Pope Francis calls Christians to 'find solace in the Holy Spirit' Watch

Living Faith

By Hannah Brockhaus (CNA/EWTN News)

On Wednesday Pope Francis said creation has often suffered because of humanity's sins and failings, stressing that we must take care of it because as ...

For the Family: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Prayers

Great protector of the family, St. Gerard, we ask your prayers for all parents, that they may receive the grace to live in the love of God and bring ...

Prison instead of treatment? U.S. fails the mentally ill

Prison instead of treatment? U.S. fails the mentally ill Watch

U.S.

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

People with severe mental illness are much more likely to be incarcerated than treated for their disorders, advocates said at a recent panel, and ...

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps - Will YOU follow Christ?

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps - Will YOU follow Christ? Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Some take pilgrimages to atone for sins, others simply desire time to fulfill their spiritual needs. Regardless of why people choose to embark on a ...

This is your warning - Scientists predict Biblical flood for California

This is your warning - Scientists predict Biblical flood for California Watch

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

California is known for sunny weather, even in the winter. That has made the state one of the greatest destinations for people looking to move or to ...

Cultrure of Encounter: A special Lenten operation

Cultrure of Encounter: A special Lenten operation Watch

Lent / Easter

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

Through its annual rice bowl initiative, Catholic Relief Services has announced it will be promoting a "culture of encounter" in its Lenten operation.

California's floods predicted by scientists, but how? HD

California's floods predicted by scientists, but how? HD Watch

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California's floods predicted by scientists, but how? http://bit.ly/2lrmudH By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/21/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Pope Francis tells how to become a saint HD

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Pope Francis tells how to become a saint http://bit.ly/2kVp0ak By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/21/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

'God gave orders to kill every infidel' - ISIS reveals their favorite targets in sick new propaganda film

'God gave orders to kill every infidel' - ISIS reveals their favorite targets in sick new propaganda film Watch

Africa

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In an ISIS propaganda video released Monday, the suicide bomber responsible for the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral <a ...

Is evolution a lie? The Tully Monster suggests evoluton took some strange turns

Is evolution a lie? The Tully Monster suggests evoluton took some strange turns Watch

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

What the heck is a Tully Monster? If there was an award for the strangest animal to ever live, the Tully Monster would be on the short list of ...

'I would like to relinquish my U.S. citizenship' - Priest makes amazing offer of love for banned refugee

'I would like to relinquish my U.S. citizenship' - Priest makes amazing offer of love for banned refugee Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In a letter dated January 27, 2017, the White House received a letter from St. Joseph's Salesian Youth Renewal Center's Fr. Chuong Hoai Nguyen, a ...

'Santa Muerte is an absurdity' - U.S. bishops denounce the false saint

'Santa Muerte is an absurdity' - U.S. bishops denounce the false saint Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Mexico has been perpetuating the power of </i>Santa Muerte</i> or "St. Death" the past few years, leading more and more astray from the ...

Protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump HD

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Protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump http://bit.ly/2kEFzvR By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA ...

Massive storm threatens to flood more than just the Oroville Dam HD

Massive storm threatens to flood more than just the Oroville Dam HD Watch

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Massive storm threatens to flood more than just the Oroville Dam http://bit.ly/2lf1J4H By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/17/2017 CALIFORNIA ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-6, Gospel: Matthew 16:13-19

St. Severian: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

St. Severian: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Watch

Saints

Bishop and martyr. The bishop of Scythopolis in Galilee. He attended the Council of Chalcedon (451) and took part in the complete triumph of the ...

A Night Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Prayers

Eternal Father, I desire to rest in Thy Heart this night. I make the intention of offering to Thee every beat of my heart, joining to ...

Daily Reading for Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, First Peter 5:1-4 1 I urge the elders among you, as a fellow-elder myself and a witness to the sufferings of Christ, and as one who is to ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 2:1-11 1 My child, if you aspire to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for an ordeal. 2 Be sincere of heart, be steadfast, and do not ...

Can the stones literally 'cry out?' Researchers discover LIFE in crystals

Can the stones literally 'cry out?' Researchers discover LIFE in crystals Watch

Green

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Like something out of a storybook, scientists have discovered <i>life</i> in crystals.

NASA announcement: Could it be aliens?

NASA announcement: Could it be aliens? Watch

Technology

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The world waits with bated breath for a big announcement due from NASA on Wednesday. The announcement will take place at 1 PM Eastern time. What can ...

They can, but should they? Scientists bringing back woolly mammoth from extinction

They can, but should they? Scientists bringing back woolly mammoth from extinction Watch

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Scientists are ready to bring the woolly mammoth back from extinction using new gene editing technology. The creature will be a hybrid, spliced with ...

Mother Mary Lange's legacy lives on in the 'gem' of Baltimore

Mother Mary Lange's legacy lives on in the 'gem' of Baltimore Watch

Living Faith

By Adelaide Mena (CNA/EWTN News)

Nestled among the mix of shiny new storefronts, foreclosed row houses, parks, and public housing, lies what locals call the "gem of East Baltimore:" ...

Daily Reading for Monday, February 20th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 1:1-10 1 All wisdom comes from the Lord, she is with him for ever. 2 The sands of the sea, the drops of rain, the days of eternity ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 19th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18 1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said: 2 'Speak to the whole community of Israelites and say: "Be holy, for I, Yahweh ...