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Daily Readings for Friday, February 12, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Isaiah 58:1-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:18-19, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:3-6, Gospel: Matthew 9:14-15

St. Buonfiglio Monaldo: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2016

St. Buonfiglio Monaldo: Saint of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2016

Saints

He was one of seven Florentines who had joined the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin (the Laudesi) in a particularly lax period in the city's ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 13th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 58:9-14 9 Then you will cry for help and Yahweh will answer; you will call and he will say, 'I am here.' If you do away with the ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 12th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 58:1-9 1 Shout for all you are worth, do not hold back, raise your voice like a trumpet. To my people proclaim their rebellious ...

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!

5 of the best non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

5 of the best non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Are you tired of buying roses and chocolate every year? Are images of Cupid and his heart-shaped arrow starting to feel a little cheesy? Try these ...

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Roses are red, violets are blue, I have no idea why we give roses on Valentine's Day - how about you? 

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 ...

A Prayer for America: Prayer of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2016

Prayers

Father, we beg Your blessing for the Right to Life, the Unborn, the weak, the sick and the old; all who are finding themselves being targets of the ...

Are YOU safe?: Zika spreads across the U.S.

Are YOU safe?: Zika spreads across the U.S. Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The first confirmed case of the Zika virus has been discovered in Alabama, making it the 20th U.S. state to be affected by the dangerous disease.

The Way of the Cross continues on

The Way of the Cross continues on Watch

Lent / Easter

By Tony Magliano

In his strong identification with the poor and vulnerable, Jesus makes it perfectly clear that when we meet the needs of these least brothers and ...

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 ...

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

Stations of the Cross - Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother 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, you feel so alone with all ...

Palm Sunday HD

Palm Sunday HD Watch

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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 ...

How to Prevail Against All Odds

How to Prevail Against All Odds Watch

Blog

By Adele M. Gill, RN, BSN, CC

All too often, we as humans feel like we need to be right all the time, dominate, and have the last word during times of confrontation. Yet, the ...

FULL SCHEDULE: Pope Francis' itinerary to Mexico

FULL SCHEDULE: Pope Francis' itinerary to Mexico Watch

Americas

The full itinerary for Pope Francis' visit to Mexico in February of next year has been announced. The trip by the pontiff will address ...

'Did you know how much we love you?': Mother reads heartbreaking letter for 4-year-old daughter who died of cancer

'Did you know how much we love you?': Mother reads heartbreaking letter for 4-year-old daughter who died of cancer Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Lindsay Rhoades hoped to raise awareness of pediatric cancer by releasing a video in which she reads a letter to her little girl, who succumbed to ...

Oldest copy of Old Testament recognized as world treasure

Oldest copy of Old Testament recognized as world treasure Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The oldest surviving copy of the Old Testament was officially recognized as a world treasure by the United Nations Educations, Scientific and ...

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 ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-4, Gospel: Luke 9:22-25

St. Paschal: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2016

St. Paschal: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Saints

Paschal was the son of Bonosus, a Roman. He studied at the Lateran, was named head of St. Stephen's monastery, which housed pilgrims to Rome, and was ...

Prayer for Faith: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Prayers

Lord, I believe: I wish to believe in Thee. Lord, let my faith be full and unreserved, and let it penetrate my thought, my way of judging Divine ...

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 ...

'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter

'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter Watch

Lent / Easter

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Church of England is set to launch its latest campaign called the "Psalm 22 project," which will feature stories of former homeless and ex drug ...

Experts locate UFO in mysterious NASA photos.

Experts locate UFO in mysterious NASA photos. Watch

Technology

UFO experts are abuzz over new photos released by NASA, which they think shows an alien craft orbiting a small asteroid.

More than a thousand 'super confessors' released by Pope Francis to tackle 'reserved sins'

More than a thousand 'super confessors' released by Pope Francis to tackle 'reserved sins' Watch

Living Faith

Those who commit "reserved sins," transgressions that are deemed especially egregious by the Catholic Church, will have another chance this ...

'What could happen if every church would rise up in prayer': Christians join before U.S. Supreme Court to call for prayer

'What could happen if every church would rise up in prayer': Christians join before U.S. Supreme Court to call for prayer Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Christians stand together outside the U.S. Supreme Court to call other believers to pray the pro-life law passes.

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 ...