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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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...

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!

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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 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 ...

Latest ISIS video features Jihadi Junior KILLING three ISIS prisoners

Latest ISIS video features Jihadi Junior KILLING three ISIS prisoners Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Four-year-old Isa Dare, who has been dubbed "Jihadi Junior," appeared in the latest ISIS propaganda video - and was filmed detonating a car bomb, ...

Santa Muerte gains popularity throughout Mexico - Will Pope Francis react during his visit?

Santa Muerte gains popularity throughout Mexico - Will Pope Francis react during his visit? Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Despite the Catholic Church openly saying Santa Muerte is not recognized as a saint, the death saint continues to spread in popularity among Mexican ...

Hundreds of mysterious galaxies discovered hiding behind the Milky Way

Hundreds of mysterious galaxies discovered hiding behind the Milky Way Watch

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An international team of scientists has discovered hundreds of galaxies beyond our Milky Way. Astronomers from the United States, South Africa, ...

Bible-themed luxury resort to be built in San Diego?

Bible-themed luxury resort to be built in San Diego? Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Televangelist Morris Cerullo has been attempting to build a Bible-themed luxury resort for the past few years - and now there is only one more hurdle ...

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 ...

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 ...

What the Catholic Church should do about this new serious problem among the young

What the Catholic Church should do about this new serious problem among the young Watch

Living Faith

By Joan Frawley Desmond, National Catholic Register

When recent headlines marked a spike in drug overdoses for white, middle-class Americans, the news saddened but did not surprise Deacon Timothy ...

'If Allah wills it': Algerian man nearly kills then rapes 25-year-old German student

'If Allah wills it': Algerian man nearly kills then rapes 25-year-old German student Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The 37-year-old Algerian man, identified only as Rheda, was accused of following 25-year-old "Lara," as she walked home from a nightclub at 5 a.m. in ...

Low-carb is so last year! This year incorporate more grains like barley!

Low-carb is so last year! This year incorporate more grains like barley! Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Did you resolve to eat healthier this year? Did you promise yourself you would lose weight? You're in luck! Barley may be the first step on the road ...

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, ...

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 ...

Stations of the Cross - Series HD

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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 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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...