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Daily Readings for Friday, August 26, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Corinthians 1:17-25, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 33:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 33:10-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 33:1-2, Gospel: ...

St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 26, 2016

St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 26, 2016 Watch

Saints

Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Born in Catalonia, Spain, she overcame many difficulties in her youth and eventually became a teacher at ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, August 27th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Corinthians 1:26-31 26 Consider, brothers, how you were called; not many of you are wise by human standards, not many influential, ...

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake HD

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Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake http://www.catholic.org/news/internat... By Marshall Connolly ...

Couple refuses to abort - Daughter becomes beauty queen and athlete

Couple refuses to abort - Daughter becomes beauty queen and athlete Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Eliza McIntosh is known for overcoming odds and obstacles to reach her dreams.

Five-year-old invents 'Kindness Day'

Five-year-old invents 'Kindness Day' Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Five-year-old William Evertz Jr. saved up his allowance for several months in hopes of purchasing a Power Wheels police car but realized his money ...

Two nuns found murdered in Mississippi home

Two nuns found murdered in Mississippi home Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Two Catholic nuns have been found dead in their home after they didn't show up for their work. The pair worked as nurse practitioners out of state.

Four-year-old discovered ALIVE beneath dead sister's body in Italian earthquake rubble

Four-year-old discovered ALIVE beneath dead sister's body in Italian earthquake rubble Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Four-year-old Giorgia Renaldo was saved by the body of her eight-year-old sister, Giulia.

A Prayer to Holy Guardian Angels: Prayer of the Day for Friday, August 26, 2016

Prayers

Heavenly Father, Your infinite love for us has chosen a blessed angel in heaven and appointed him our guide during this earthly pilgrimage. ...

'I can only think of our nuns': Bishop disagrees with France's controversial burkini ban

'I can only think of our nuns': Bishop disagrees with France's controversial burkini ban Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Amid fears of another ISIS attack in Europe, France's controversial "burkini" band has several calling hypocrisy.

MULTIPLE SOURCES: Hillary Clinton has MS

MULTIPLE SOURCES: Hillary Clinton has MS Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Several sources have anonymously reported that Hillary Clinton has multiple sclerosis. These sources come from within her own inner circle. They ...

Top Clinton aide worked for alleged Islamist supremacy publication

Top Clinton aide worked for alleged Islamist supremacy publication Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Hillary Clinton's chief of staff, Huma Abdein, worked for an alleged racist, Arab-supremacy publication for 12 years while also taking a job with ...

American ISIS hostage left to die after Doctors Without Borders refused to help her

American ISIS hostage left to die after Doctors Without Borders refused to help her Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Kayla Mueller's parents speak out against Doctors Without Borders (DWB), which refused to negotiate for their daughter's release.

Amazing face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life HD

Amazing face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life HD Watch

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Amazing face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life http://www.catholic.org/news/health/story.php?id=70527 By Abigail James ...

Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy HD

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Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 8/24/2016 CALIFORNIA ...

Pope Francis ditches Wednesday's General Audience - instead offers prayers for the victims of Italy's earthquake

Pope Francis ditches Wednesday's General Audience - instead offers prayers for the victims of Italy's earthquake Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Instead of giving the usual catechesis during his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis decided to postpone the speech, leading pilgrims in ...

Vatican introduces sex education for teens

Vatican introduces sex education for teens Watch

Marriage & Family

By (CNA/EWTN News)

The Vatican recently rolled out a new sex education course designed to help parents and educators talk to teens about sex and counter messages on ...

Miraculous face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life

Miraculous face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life Watch

Health

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Fifteen years ago, volunteer firefighter Patrick Hardison suffered extreme facial burns while responding to a house fire. He lost a large portion of ...

Daily Reading for Friday, August 26th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Corinthians 1:17-25 17 After all, Christ sent me not to baptise, but to preach the gospel; and not by means of wisdom of language, ...

Pope St. Gregory the Great HD

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Pope Saint Gregory I, also known as the Great, was the Pope of the Catholic Church between 590 and 604 AD. Gregory was born around 540 in Rome. The ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, August 25, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:2-7, Gospel: Matthew 24:42-51

St. Louis King of France: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 25, 2016

St. Louis King of France: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 25, 2016 Watch

Saints

St. Louis, King of France, patron of Tertiaries, was the ninth of his name. He was born at Poissy, France, in 1214. His father was Louis VIII, and ...

Husband's Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, August 25, 2016

Prayers

O gracious Father, Maker and Preserver of heaven and earth, who in the beginning didst institute matrimony, thereby foreshadowing the mystical union ...

Famous atheist believes after miracle at Medjugorje HD

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Famous atheist believes after miracle at Medjugorje By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 8/23/2016 CALIFORNIA ...

One man's journey to 'Heaven' and back HD

One man's journey to 'Heaven' and back HD Watch

Video

'Forgive, Love and Heal': One man's journey to 'Heaven' and back http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70491 By Kenya Sinclair ...

1 city, 2 days, 52 OD's

1 city, 2 days, 52 OD's Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Heroin laced with carfentanil, the most potent commercial opioid known to be 10,000 times stronger than morphine, is being dealt on streets across ...

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake

Europe

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Rescuers are racing against time as they dig through the rubble, searching for survivors of a quake that struck central Italy on Wednesday morning. ...

Will the next Synod of Bishops consider married men for ordination to the priesthood?

Will the next Synod of Bishops consider married men for ordination to the priesthood? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier, CNA

In an article entitled "Next Synod likely to Focus on Ordaining Married Men" in the August 12 edition of CRUX, the British journalist Austin ...

The shocking NEW reason why young people are leaving church

The shocking NEW reason why young people are leaving church Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

It's a surprising find, but it's also true. Americans are giving up on God. A Pew survey reveals that half of the people who have quit going to ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, August 25th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Corinthians 1:1-9 1 Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and Sosthenes, our brother, 2 to the church ...

Christian persecution is real - emotional exhibit opens in Rome HD

Christian persecution is real - emotional exhibit opens in Rome HD Watch

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Christian persecution is real - emotional exhibit opens in Rome http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70475 By Marshall Connolly ...