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Daily Readings for Friday, February 24, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 6:5-17, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:34-35, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:27, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms ...

St. John Theristus: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2017

St. John Theristus: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2017

Saints

Benedictine monk, called Theristus or “Harvester.” He was of Calabrian lineage, born in Sicily. His mother was a slave of the Saracens. John escaped ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 35:1-12 1 One who keeps the Law multiplies offerings; one who follows the commandments offers communion sacrifices. 2 Proof of ...

Daily Reading for Monday, February 27th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 17:19-27 19 Their actions are all as plain as the sun to him, and his eyes rest constantly on their conduct. 20 Their iniquities ...

92-year-old woman blessed with gift to help newborns

92-year-old woman blessed with gift to help newborns Watch

Marriage & Family

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Obstetrician Maria Pollacci holds a very special record.

Anti-Catholic laws threaten religious freedoms to this day - What are they and how can they be stopped?

Anti-Catholic laws threaten religious freedoms to this day - What are they and how can they be stopped? Watch

U.S.

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

Anti-Catholic state laws from the 19th century are today being used by secularists to fight public funding of all religious organizations, warned a ...

Clinton contributor, Johnny Chung makes revealing 'life insurance' video against the DNC over fear of assassination

Clinton contributor, Johnny Chung makes revealing 'life insurance' video against the DNC over fear of assassination

Politics & Policy

By Thomas Heed (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Johnny Chung was a major contributor to Bill Clinton's re-election campaign in the mid-90s. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were illegally funneled ...

Pope Francis' opinion: better to be an atheist than a hypocrite

Pope Francis' opinion: better to be an atheist than a hypocrite Watch

Living Faith

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis denounced hypocritical Catholics who live what he called a "double life," and said it would be better to be an atheist.

Prayer For Courage: Prayer of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2017

Prayers

Dear God, give me courage, for perhaps I lack it more than anything else. I need courage before men against their threats and against ...

Fr Frank Pavone: Of Visas, Walls, and the Right to Life

Fr Frank Pavone: Of Visas, Walls, and the Right to Life Watch

U.S.

By Fr.Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life

Does Catholic teaching permit you to favor building a wall along the U.S./Mexico border?  Yes. Does Catholic teaching permit you to oppose ...

Pope Francis' call to action!

Pope Francis' call to action! Watch

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

You may not have heard about it, but it was a big deal - big enough to inspire Pope Francis to get involved.

Obamacare repeal would mean a tax break for Americans. Here's how much Obamacare is costing you

Obamacare repeal would mean a tax break for Americans. Here's how much Obamacare is costing you Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

If Obamacare is repealed, it will constitute a major middle class tax break. According to Americans for Tax Reform, here is what Obamacare is costing ...

Evil federal judge rules Texas MUST fund Planned Parenthood

Evil federal judge rules Texas MUST fund Planned Parenthood Watch

U.S.

By CNA/EWTN News

Amid the controversy over investigative videos appearing to show illegal activities at Planned Parenthood, a federal judge has temporarily barred ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 26th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 49:14-15 14 Zion was saying, 'Yahweh has abandoned me, the Lord has forgotten me.' 15 Can a woman forget her baby at the breast, ...

Urgent action necessary for 5.5 million people starving in South Sudan HD

Urgent action necessary for 5.5 million people starving in South Sudan HD Watch

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Urgent action necessary for 5.5 million people starving in South Sudan http://bit.ly/2lP4Lzn By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA ...

Atheist teacher accuses Christian students of harassment for inviting her to church

Atheist teacher accuses Christian students of harassment for inviting her to church Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Susan Creamer, a teacher at Marritt Brown Middle School in Panama City, FL, is under investigation for taking to the internet to complain about her ...

Why are there more Muslims than Christians in Britain's religious schools?

Why are there more Muslims than Christians in Britain's religious schools? Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Muslim students outnumber Christian pupils in over 30 religious schools in Britain.

London's famed 'actors' church' reveals marvelously beautiful new altar honoring God

London's famed 'actors' church' reveals marvelously beautiful new altar honoring God Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The first Catholic Church named Corpus Christi - since the Reformation - has unveiled a new high altar as part of a massive restoration project.

First Lady criticized for recitation of The Lord's Prayer

First Lady criticized for recitation of The Lord's Prayer Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

First Lady Melania Trump has come under harsh criticism following a recitation of "The Lord's Prayer" during a rally in Melbourne, Florida.

Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy HD

Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy HD Watch

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Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy http://bit.ly/2l4hXMz By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/23/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 25th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 17:1-15 1 The Lord fashioned human beings from the earth, to consign them back to it. 2 He gave them so many days and so much time, ...

Daily Readings for Friday, February 24, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 6:5-17, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:27, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 119:34-35, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms ...

St. Polycarp: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017

St. Polycarp: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017 Watch

Saints

Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and hear their stories of life with Jesus from their own lips. Imagine walking with those who ...

Grace Before and After Meals: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017

Prayers

Before: Bless us, O Lord! and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty, through Christ our Lord. Amen. After: We give Thee ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 24th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 6:5-17 5 A kindly turn of speech attracts new friends, a courteous tongue invites many a friendly response. 6 Let your ...

Scientists predict Biblical flood for California HD

Scientists predict Biblical flood for California HD Watch

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Scientists predict Biblical flood for California http://bit.ly/2mcTo1x By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/22/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Pray for San Jose! Thousands displaced as entire neighborhoods are submerged in floodwaters

Pray for San Jose! Thousands displaced as entire neighborhoods are submerged in floodwaters Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Previously drought-stricken California has received so much water, entire cities are flooding and thousands have lost their homes.

Fake news inspires Chicago Public Schools to refuse cooperation with ICE agents

Fake news inspires Chicago Public Schools to refuse cooperation with ICE agents Watch

Politics & Policy

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Chicago public school officials won't be cooperating with immigration officials anytime soon. The nation's third largest school district has issued a ...

South Sudan has fertile land - So why are 5.5 MILLION PEOPLE starving?

South Sudan has fertile land - So why are 5.5 MILLION PEOPLE starving? Watch

Africa

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

South Sudan has made headlines recently as a famine was officially declared and images of starving children pop up everywhere - but why is the ...

Should Catholics completely reject human gene editing?

Should Catholics completely reject human gene editing? Watch

Marriage & Family

By Adelaide Mena (CNA/EWTN News)

Recent American guidelines for human gene modification have raised important ethical questions, especially with regard to modifying the genes of ...

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps HD

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps HD Watch

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New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps http://bit.ly/2l0qBeU By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/22/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

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 ...