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Daily Readings for Friday, July 29, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Jeremiah 26:1-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 69:8-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 69:14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 69:5, Gospel: John 11:19-27

St. Martha: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 29, 2016

St. Martha: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 29, 2016 Watch

Saints

"Jesus loved Martha and Mary and Lazarus." This unique statement in John's gospel tells us of the special relationship Jesus had with Martha, her ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 HD

Daily Reading for Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 HD Watch

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Reading 1, Jeremiah 30:1-2, 12-15, 18-22 1 The word which came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, as follows, 2 'Yahweh, God of Israel, says this, "Write for ...

Prayer for Guidance and Help HD

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Dear Lord, I am calling upon you today for your divine guidance and help. I am in crisis and need a supporting hand to keep me on the right and just ...

'World Youth Day is all about fun': Pope Francis enjoys event

'World Youth Day is all about fun': Pope Francis enjoys event Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Vatican has released an update on Pope Francis' trip to Poland.

Investigators confirm debris from MH370, but plane may NEVER be found

Investigators confirm debris from MH370, but plane may NEVER be found Watch

Asia Pacific

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A wing part is probably from missing MH370, Australian experts have said. The wing part was found in Tanzania earlier this year.

Syrian refugee suspected accomplice of priest-killing terrorists

Syrian refugee suspected accomplice of priest-killing terrorists Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In the wake of the St. Etienne-du-Rouvrary Church attack, one suspect stands out from the others.

Pope offers three words to help couples thrive

Pope offers three words to help couples thrive Watch

Marriage & Family

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Married couples were the focus of Pope Francis' second "balcony talk" in Poland on Thursday, receiving from him three words he has often said are key ...

Prayer for Doctors and Nurses: Prayer of the Day for Friday, July 29, 2016

Prayers

O merciful Father, who have wonderfully fashioned man in your own image, and have made his body to be a temple of the Holy Spirit, sanctify, we pray ...

Mystery uncovered - Is Leonardo Da Vinci's, 'The Last Supper' ANTI-CATHOLIC HERESY?

Mystery uncovered - Is Leonardo Da Vinci's, 'The Last Supper' ANTI-CATHOLIC HERESY? Watch

Europe

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper," contains a five-century old mystery that only now is coming to light.

Catholic priest under investigation for child porn

Catholic priest under investigation for child porn Watch

U.S.

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Father Felix David Broussard, a priest of the Diocese of Lafayette, La., was arrested yesterday for allegedly possessing more than 500 images of ...

'Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!': Pope Francis' somber moments in Auschwitz

'Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!': Pope Francis' somber moments in Auschwitz Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

True to his word, Pope Francis offered no words, only silent prayer and tears, in Poland's Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

In a moment of honesty, Hillary Clinton pledges to soak the rich with major tax hikes

In a moment of honesty, Hillary Clinton pledges to soak the rich with major tax hikes Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Hillary Clinton experienced a moment of honesty with the American people last night. While accepting her party's nomination, she pledged to soak the ...

Daily Reading for Monday, August 1st, 2016 HD

Daily Reading for Monday, August 1st, 2016 HD Watch

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Reading 1, Jeremiah 28:1-17 1 That same year, at the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, the ...

Prayer to Amend One's Ways HD

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O Master, Lord Jesus Christ, You patiently endured our sins, and were hung upon the life giving wood. You opened a way to paradise for the penitent ...

How to be a missionary of mercy: Bishop Caggiano blows minds at WYD

How to be a missionary of mercy: Bishop Caggiano blows minds at WYD Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Too many people believe God has only called a select few to the path of mercy and compassion when the truth is we have all been called to be ...

A world without nuclear weapons

A world without nuclear weapons Watch

U.S.

By Tony Magliano

At any moment, you could be within 30 minutes of being incinerated from nuclear weapons!

Popular country singer sings powerful, MUST-HEAR song to 'Pray for Peace'

Popular country singer sings powerful, MUST-HEAR song to 'Pray for Peace' Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Country music artist, actress and author Reba McEntire released a music video titled "Pray for Peace," which has since touched hearts around the world.

Sts. Joachim and Anne HD

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Saints Joachim (pronounced "joe-uh-kim") and Anne, are the parents of the Virgin Mary. There are no mentions of them in the Bible or Gospels, what we ...

A Prayer for Special Intentions HD

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Almighty and loving Father, I thank you for giving St. Gerard to us as a most appealing model and powerful friend. By his example, he showed us ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, July 28, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Jeremiah 18:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:1-6, Gospel: Matthew 13:47-53

St. Innocent I: Saint of the Day for Thursday, July 28, 2016

St. Innocent I: Saint of the Day for Thursday, July 28, 2016 Watch

Saints

Innocent was born at Albano, Italy. He became Pope, succeeding Pope St. Anastasius I, on December 22, 401. During Innocent's pontificate, he ...

Prayer for Parents #1: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, July 28, 2016

Prayers

Grant us, O Lord Jesus, to imitate faithfully the example of your Holy Family and to make our home another Nazareth. May peace, love and happiness ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, July 31st, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23 2 Sheer futility, Qoheleth says. Sheer futility: everything is futile! 21 For here is one who has laboured ...

Site of slaughtered martyrs nominated to be World Heritage Site HD

Site of slaughtered martyrs nominated to be World Heritage Site HD Watch

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Site of slaughtered martyrs nominated to be World Heritage Site http://www.catholic.org/news/international/asia/story.php?id=70103 By Kenya Sinclair ...

'Don't be afraid': Pope Francis delivers first balcony speech for World Youth Day

'Don't be afraid': Pope Francis delivers first balcony speech for World Youth Day Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

On his first night in Krakow Pope Francis was already stirring things up with participants in WYD by hosting an off-the-cuff Q and A and telling them ...

You're Pope for a day! See what's it really like to be pope! Could you do the job?

You're Pope for a day! See what's it really like to be pope! Could you do the job? Watch

Living Faith

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Congratulations on becoming pope for the day! You have a busy day ahead, so get some rest, the night will be short.

Crucified Christians: Site of slaughtered martyrs nominated to be World Heritage Site

Crucified Christians: Site of slaughtered martyrs nominated to be World Heritage Site Watch

Asia Pacific

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Thousands of Christians were executed in Japan during a time when Christianity was illegal - but 250 years later, hundreds of "secret believers" were ...

Is Pope Francis OK? Holy Father FALLS DOWN during important Mass at Poland's holiest site

Is Pope Francis OK? Holy Father FALLS DOWN during important Mass at Poland's holiest site Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis took a major fall during Mass at Poland's Jasna Gora Monastery, home to the Black Madonna, in the southern city of Czestochowa.

Pope Francis says World is at War HD

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Important words! Pope Francis says World is at War, but religion.. http://www.catholic.org/news/international/europe/story.php?id=70099 By Marshall ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, July 30th, 2016 HD

Daily Reading for Saturday, July 30th, 2016 HD Watch

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Reading 1, Jeremiah 26:11-16, 24 11 The priests and prophets then said to the chief men and all the people, 'This man deserves to die, since he has ...