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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 ...

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 ...

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!

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 ...

Superheroes are real! Sometimes they wear habits! Nun saves man from falling tree.

Superheroes are real! Sometimes they wear habits! Nun saves man from falling tree. Watch

Vocations

Superheroes are real, and sometimes they wear habits! According to police, a 74-year old man was saved from a falling tree by a mysterious nun.

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 ...

Pope Francis' message for Lent (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH)

Pope Francis' message for Lent (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH) Watch

Living Faith

By Pope Franics, Vatican Radio

"I desire mercy, and not sacrifice" (Mt 9:13).The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT! Complete this quick Ash Wednesday survey

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT! Complete this quick Ash Wednesday survey

Living Faith

Catholic Online is conducting a global survey on Ash Wednesday practices. Each reader is asked to participate once. The survey will take less than a ...

Bernie Sanders surprises many with sudden surge in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders surprises many with sudden surge in New Hampshire Watch

Politics & Policy

Seen by many as a humble Senator with big ideas, the relatively unknown, until recently, Bernie Sanders seemed at first to pose no threat to ...

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 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 ...

Pope Francis in hot water? Pontiff receives angry call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Pope Francis in hot water? Pontiff receives angry call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In 2014, Pope Francis delivered an address to European Parliament, in which he spoke of Europe's lack of connection among its people. He claimed the ...

The 'Martyred Country': Pope Francis' powerful words on Syria

The 'Martyred Country': Pope Francis' powerful words on Syria Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

The plight of Syrian civilians involved in the nation's ongoing conflict was at the heart of Pope Francis' appeal to the international community ...

605,000 undocumented immigrants to receive driver's licenses in California

605,000 undocumented immigrants to receive driver's licenses in California Watch

U.S.

Thanks to a new California law known as AB60, which took effect on January 2, 2015, the Department of Motor Vehicles, or DMV has handed out ...

What's going on with the New Hampshire primary?

What's going on with the New Hampshire primary? Watch

Politics & Policy

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The first votes have been cast in the New Hampshire primary. In keeping with tradition, the voting began at midnight, as it has for every primary ...

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 ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Kings 8:27-30, Reading 1: 1 Kings 8:22-23, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 84:10-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 84:3-5, Gospel: Mark 7:1-13

St. Apollonia: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

St. Apollonia: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Watch

Saints

St. Apollonia, who died in the year 249, was martyred for not renouncing her faith during the reign of Emperor Philip. The account of the life of St. ...

Act of Hope: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Prayers

O my God, relying on your infinite goodness and promises, I hope to obtain pardon of my sins, the help of your grace, and life everlasting, through ...

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 ...

Stations of the Cross - Second Station: Jesus carries His cross HD

Stations of the Cross - Second Station: Jesus carries His cross 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, as you accepted your cross, ...

No human rights for the unborn - UN proposes to kill babies, instead of Zika virus

No human rights for the unborn - UN proposes to kill babies, instead of Zika virus Watch

Health

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The UN is now politicizing the spread of the Zika virus to promote abortion. The virus, which is carried by mosquitoes and can also be transmitted ...

'Hijarbie' becomes internet sensation

'Hijarbie' becomes internet sensation Watch

Africa

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

One woman gained international attention after posting pictures of Barbie dressed in a hijab to her Instagram account.

Deal with the Devil or practical politics? Is there a pro-life case for Bernie Sanders?

Deal with the Devil or practical politics? Is there a pro-life case for Bernie Sanders? Watch

Politics & Policy

A lot of Catholics like Bernie Sanders. Recently, we saw an outpouring of support of the candidate in the comments under an excellent article written ...

No Catholic or other Christian Should Support the Candidacy of Bernie Sanders

No Catholic or other Christian Should Support the Candidacy of Bernie Sanders Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Legalized abortion on demand is an open rejection of the entire ethic of being our brothers (and sisters) keeper. There can be no enduring ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 6th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Kings 3:4-13 4 The king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, since that was the principal high place -- Solomon presented a thousand ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 5th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 47:2-11 2 As the fat is set apart from the communion sacrifice, so was David chosen out of the Israelites. 3 He played with lions ...