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Daily Readings for Thursday, February 23, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 5:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-6, Gospel: Mark 9:41-50

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 ...

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

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 25th, 2017 HD Watch

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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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

DR Congo targets churches - Convents close and religious are killed

DR Congo targets churches - Convents close and religious are killed Watch

Africa

By (Aid to the Church in Need)

In the wake of an attack on a Catholic seminary, the leader of the Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has issued an appeal about "the ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 24th, 2017 HD

Daily Reading for Friday, February 24th, 2017 HD Watch

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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 ...

Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy: States and districts should set school restroom policy, NOT FEDS

Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy: States and districts should set school restroom policy, NOT FEDS Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Trump administration has ended an Obama-era school restroom policy that allows students to use the facility of their choice. The policy, which ...

Heroic woman saves officer's life during roadside attack

Heroic woman saves officer's life during roadside attack Watch

U.S.

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Vickie Williams-Tillman was on her way to the grocery store when she witnessed an officer arguing with a man standing outside his vehicle on the side ...

'This is him telling me he is scared' - Heartbreaking image of childhood cancer featuring boy afraid of dying takes web by storm

'This is him telling me he is scared' - Heartbreaking image of childhood cancer featuring boy afraid of dying takes web by storm Watch

Marriage & Family

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Ten-year-old Drake Medinger should be running around with other children his age, caught up in laughter and play, but the tragically ill boy is ...

Wave of anti-Semitic threats end in vandalization horror - But repairs have already begun

Wave of anti-Semitic threats end in vandalization horror - But repairs have already begun Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Over 150 gravestones were vandalized at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, MO.

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 ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, February 23, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 5:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-6, Gospel: Mark 9:41-50

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 ...

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 ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 HD

Daily Reading for Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 HD Watch

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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 ...

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 ...

It is media, not Trump behind illusion of mass deportations

It is media, not Trump behind illusion of mass deportations Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Immigrants living illegally in the United States are worried they will be caught up in massive deportation dragnets and kicked out of the country ...

Pope Francis tells how to become a saint HD

Pope Francis tells how to become a saint HD Watch

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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 ...

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

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

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