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Daily Readings for Monday, December 05, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Isaiah 35:1-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 85:9-14, Gospel: Luke 5:17-26

St. Sabas: Saint of the Day for Monday, December 05, 2016

St. Sabas: Saint of the Day for Monday, December 05, 2016

Saints

Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son of an army officer there who when assigned to Alexandria, left him in the care ...

St. Barbara HD

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Saint Barbara, also known as the Great Martyr Barbara and one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, was an early Christian martyr born in Heliopolis, ...

Daily Reading for Monday, December 5th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 35:1-10 1 Let the desert and the dry lands be glad, let the wasteland rejoice and bloom; like the asphodel, 2 let it burst into ...

Pope Francis makes surprising appearance at beautiful young cancer patient's funeral with heartbreaking personal letter

Pope Francis makes surprising appearance at beautiful young cancer patient's funeral with heartbreaking personal letter Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis has again captured the hearts of the world, with a tear-jerking letter to a young Italian girl dying from cancer, which was read ...

Italy's Prime Minister makes shocking announcement - Italy's economic failures may deeply affect U.S. trade

Italy's Prime Minister makes shocking announcement - Italy's economic failures may deeply affect U.S. trade Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced he would resign Monday, leading many citizens questioning the fate of their country.

Native Americans REJOICE as DAPL construction halts, but celebrations could be short lived

Native Americans REJOICE as DAPL construction halts, but celebrations could be short lived Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Army Corps of Engineers has denied permission for the Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL) to build on federal land and under the water supply ...

One Step Away

One Step Away Watch

Blog

By Norm LeDonne

Temptations take many forms. Some are quite overt, as in viewing people as objects to satisfy our pleasures instead of as children of God - the sin ...

Infant Jesus of Prague Novena Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Monday, December 05, 2016

Prayers

O Jesus, Who has said, "Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened," through the intercession of Mary, Your ...

Seven bishops, one abbot, and a psychiatrist dialogue with peace activists

Seven bishops, one abbot, and a psychiatrist dialogue with peace activists Watch

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops' fall assembly in Baltimore, several bishops and one abbot, gathered with about 25 peace activists - myself ...

30 confirmed dead in Oakland warehouse fire - The search for survivors continues

30 confirmed dead in Oakland warehouse fire - The search for survivors continues Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A deadly fire broke out in an Oakland, CA warehouse at about 11:32 p.m. Friday night.

Healing miracle for blind man who refused to stop praying

Healing miracle for blind man who refused to stop praying Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A Manhattan man who went bling in 1997 kept the faith and was healed sixteen years later.

'That is an extremely important goal that has not been achieved yet' - Vatican talks to scientists about Power and Artificial Intelligence

'That is an extremely important goal that has not been achieved yet' - Vatican talks to scientists about Power and Artificial Intelligence Watch

Technology

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

This week the Vatican hosted a high-level discussion in the world of science, gathering experts to discuss the progress, benefits and limits of ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, December 4th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 11:1-10 1 A shoot will spring from the stock of Jesse, a new shoot will grow from his roots. 2 On him will rest the spirit of ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26 19 Yes, people of Zion living in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. He will be gracious to you when your cry for ...

Pope Francis honors girl dying of cancer with personal letter

Pope Francis honors girl dying of cancer with personal letter Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis has again captured the hearts of the world, with a tear-jerking letter to a young Italian girl dying from cancer, which was read aloud ...

John the Baptizer and the Path to Freedom and Happiness

John the Baptizer and the Path to Freedom and Happiness Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Our image of John is often as the austere ascetic, the odd fellow who lived in the desert eating a strange diet and thundering to Israel about ...

Tutor sends 7-year-old to hospital for 'being disruptive in class'

Tutor sends 7-year-old to hospital for 'being disruptive in class' Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Timothy Randall Korr is a 25-year-old tutor at City Springs Elementary School who has been charged with assaulting 7-year-old Trayvon Grayson in the ...

'The priests and nuns will speak out' - Philippine president threatens humanitarian groups with death

'The priests and nuns will speak out' - Philippine president threatens humanitarian groups with death Watch

Asia Pacific

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kill human rights activists for interfering with the bloody war on drugs.

Trump chooses Mad Dog Mattis as Sec. of Defense HD

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Trump chooses Mad Dog Mattis as Sec. of Defense http://bit.ly/2ghpIgk By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 12/02/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

St. Francis Xavier HD

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St. Francis Xavier was born in the Kingdom of Navarre on April 7, 1506.   He studied at the University of Paris, where he met Peter Favre and ...

Daily Readings for Sunday, December 04, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Isaiah 11:1-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:12-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:17, Responsorial ...

St. John of Damascus: Saint of the Day for Sunday, December 04, 2016

St. John of Damascus: Saint of the Day for Sunday, December 04, 2016 Watch

Saints

Saint John Damascene has the double honor of being the last but one of the fathers of the Eastern Church, and the greatest of her poets. It is ...

Prayer of Praise and Thanks: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, December 04, 2016

Prayers

Blessed are you, Lord God: Blessed are you for ever. Holy is your name: Blessed are you for ever. Great is your mercy for your people: Blessed ...

Record-shattering cold to freeze most of U.S., severe storms probable HD

Record-shattering cold to freeze most of U.S., severe storms probable HD Watch

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Record-shattering cold to freeze most of U.S., severe storms probable http://bit.ly/2gZsUS3 By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA ...

Homeless man honored by hundreds of mourners at funeral HD

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Homeless man honored by hundreds of mourners at funeral http://bit.ly/2fPQV90 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 12/01/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Fr. Stanley Rother becomes first American-born martyr

Fr. Stanley Rother becomes first American-born martyr Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis has recognized Father Stanley Rother as a martyr.

Pope Francis announces the December prayer intention

Pope Francis announces the December prayer intention Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis revealed his December prayer intention on Thursday, prompting millions to unite in prayer.

ABOUT TIME - Texas now requires aborted children to be given a funeral

ABOUT TIME - Texas now requires aborted children to be given a funeral Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A new law in Texas should help reinforce respect for the sanctity of life. The law now ensures that children killed in abortion mills at least get a ...

Philippine capital may suspend Mass for fear of terror attacks

Philippine capital may suspend Mass for fear of terror attacks Watch

Asia Pacific

By (CNA/EWTN News)

An uptick in terrorist activity may cause Masses and other liturgical celebrations to be suspended in the capital city of Manila, Philippines, the ...

The Season of Advent HD

The Season of Advent HD Watch

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Advent gives us a vision of our lives as Christians and shows us the possibilities of life. The vision of life that Advent gives us is twofold; it ...

The Vatican's Christmas plans HD

The Vatican's Christmas plans HD Watch

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The Vatican's Christmas plans http://bit.ly/2gKUm1x By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 11/30/2016 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...