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Daily Readings for Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Joel 2:12-18, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:12-17, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:3-6, Gospel: Matthew 6:16-18, Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6, ...

St. Scholastica: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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Saints

St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, consecrated her life to God from her earliest youth. After her brother went to Monte Cassino, where he ...

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

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

Video

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 ...

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 ...

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!

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

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 ...

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 ...

Prayer of the Church Concerning St. Gabriel: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Prayers

May the offering of our service and the prayer of the blessed Archangel Gabriel be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord; that he whom we venerate on ...

Former Catholic priest arrested in connection with beauty queen's murder - 56 years later

Former Catholic priest arrested in connection with beauty queen's murder - 56 years later Watch

U.S.

Many thought, but few actually believed that a small town Catholic priest would be capable of such a savage crime. Fifty-six long years later, ...

Can science STOP breast cancer from spreading?

Can science STOP breast cancer from spreading? Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Researchers believe they have discovered a protein that can prevent the spread of breast cancer!

Pope Francis gives priests advice on being good confessors

Pope Francis gives priests advice on being good confessors Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

Priests who are good confessors must recognize their own sins in order to forgive and comfort penitents, Pope Francis said one day before the ...

POPE'S MASS: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English)

POPE'S MASS: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

Lent / Easter

By Pope Francis, Libreria Editrice Vaticana

The unofficial English translation to Pope Francis' prepared homily for the 2016 Ash Wednesday Mass:

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 ...

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 ...

5 little-known facts about Lent you need to learn this Ash Wednesday

5 little-known facts about Lent you need to learn this Ash Wednesday Watch

Lent / Easter

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Everyone knows that Mardi Gras kicks off the upcoming 40-day Lent, which honors the time Jesus fasted in the wilderness, but did you know there is ...

Trump, Sanders win with commanding leads in New Hampshire - but what happens next?

Trump, Sanders win with commanding leads in New Hampshire - but what happens next? Watch

Politics & Policy

Both Trump and Sanders are riding high this morning following stunning victories in New Hampshire. Republicans reported massive turnout, shattering ...

You won't believe how the U.S. trade deficit relates to unemployment!

You won't believe how the U.S. trade deficit relates to unemployment! Watch

Business & Economics

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The U.S. merchandise trade deficit with China reached $365,649,000,000 in 2015. This outrageous number is the result of the United States purchasing ...

Stations of the Cross - Series HD

Stations of the Cross - Series HD Watch

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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 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 Readings for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Kings 8:27-30, Reading 1: 1 Kings 8:22-23, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 84:10-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 84:3-5, Gospel: Mark 7:1-13

St. Apollonia: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

St. Apollonia: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Watch

Saints

St. Apollonia, who died in the year 249, was martyred for not renouncing her faith during the reign of Emperor Philip. The account of the life of St. ...

Act of Hope: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Prayers

O my God, relying on your infinite goodness and promises, I hope to obtain pardon of my sins, the help of your grace, and life everlasting, through ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pope Francis' special Ash Wednesday message for 'Keep Lent' initiative

Pope Francis' special Ash Wednesday message for 'Keep Lent' initiative Watch

Lent / Easter

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis sent out his first audio message for "Keep Lent" over social media. 'Keep Lent' is an initiative of the Prelature of the Pontifical ...

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English)

POPE FRANCIS GENERAL AUDIENCE: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

Living Faith

By Pope Francis, Libreria Editrice Vaticana

Dear brothers and sisters, good morning and good path of Lent!It is beautiful and also significant to have this hearing at this Ash Wednesday. We ...

Ash Wednesday and Lent. It Works if you Work It

Ash Wednesday and Lent. It Works if you Work It Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

If we enter into the observance of Lent with our entire person, it can draw us, at its' closure, into a deeper embrace and experience of the power ...

Superheroes are real! Sometimes they wear habits! Nun saves man from falling tree.

Superheroes are real! Sometimes they wear habits! Nun saves man from falling tree. Watch

Vocations

Superheroes are real, and sometimes they wear habits! According to police, a 74-year old man was saved from a falling tree by a mysterious nun.

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

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

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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 ...

Stations of the Cross - Second Station: Jesus carries His cross HD

Stations of the Cross - Second Station: Jesus carries His cross HD Watch

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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, as you accepted your cross, ...