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Daily Readings for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Zephaniah 3:14-18, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-6, Gospel: Luke 1:39-56

St. Mechtildis: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

St. Mechtildis: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Saints

Benedictine abbess and miracle worker. She was the daughter of Count Berthold of Andechs, in modem Bavaria, Germany. The count and his wife, Sophia, ...

Advent Prayer HD

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Father, all-powerful God, your eternal Word took flesh on our earth when the Virgin Mary placed her life at the service of your plan. Lift our minds ...

Daily Reading for Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Second Timothy 1:1-3, 6-12 1 From Paul, apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God in accordance with his promise of life in Christ ...

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES Killer nanny asks judge for freedom because she 'does not like it in jail'

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES Killer nanny asks judge for freedom because she 'does not like it in jail' Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The notorious nanny responsible for decapitating her 4-year-old ward has asked a judge if she could be released from jail because she 'does not like it.'

Christians stand your ground: Graduating class recites The Lords Prayer in defiance of atheist hate group

Christians stand your ground: Graduating class recites The Lords Prayer in defiance of atheist hate group Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Notorious atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has struck again, this time at an East Liverpool high school in Ohio.

'Jerusalem Encounter': Ministers and Christian youths head to Holy Land

'Jerusalem Encounter': Ministers and Christian youths head to Holy Land Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Local and international ministers will join forces to lead teams of Christian youths across Israel to spread the Word of God and encounter Him in the ...

Act of Contrition: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Prayers

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended You and I detest all my sins, because I dread the loss of heaven and the pains of hell, but most of ...

Pope Francis delivers special jubilee Mass for deacons

Pope Francis delivers special jubilee Mass for deacons Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

On Sunday Pope Francis celebrated a special jubilee for deacons, telling them that a good servant is one who forgets themselves, letting go of their ...

Alabama Supreme court recognizes same-sex adoption

Alabama Supreme court recognizes same-sex adoption Watch

Politics & Policy

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Alabama Supreme Court has made a decision many same-sex couples have been hoping for: The state of Alabama now recognizes same-sex adoptions.

100k Americans work for China as China continues to purchase major US companies

100k Americans work for China as China continues to purchase major US companies Watch

Business & Economics

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

China has been purchasing major American companies, resulting in nearly 100,000 U.S. citizens working to support the Chinese economy.

How much did Goldman Sachs' CEO invest in hedge fund?: Hillary Clinton's bond with Goldman Sachs tightens

How much did Goldman Sachs' CEO invest in hedge fund?: Hillary Clinton's bond with Goldman Sachs tightens Watch

Politics & Policy

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Hillary Clinton continues to dodge questions concerning the family's relationship with Goldman Sachs.

Daily Reading for Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Zephaniah 3:14-18 14 Shout for joy, daughter of Zion, Israel, shout aloud! Rejoice, exult with all your heart, daughter of Jerusalem! 15 ...

Daily Reading for Monday, May 30th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Second Peter 1:2-7 2 Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of our Lord. 3 By his divine power, he has lavished on ...

First time in 400 years - 61 cloistered nuns go to prison

First time in 400 years - 61 cloistered nuns go to prison Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

A group of 61 cloistered nuns from six monasteries in Santiago, Chile made an historic visit to the local Women's Prison Center to spend time with ...

'I felt that Jesus called me to this': Pope Francis uses drowned refugee girl to share the heart of God

'I felt that Jesus called me to this': Pope Francis uses drowned refugee girl to share the heart of God Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

The story of a young migrant girl who drowned at sea was at the heart of Pope Francis' address to some 400 children who on Saturday had traveled to ...

Memorial Day: Honor Those Who Have Given Their Lives in Military Service

Memorial Day: Honor Those Who Have Given Their Lives in Military Service Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

I live in Chesapeake, a wonderful city in Southeastern Virginia where there are many members of the military. The parish I serve is an example of ...

UPDATE: 70-year-old Christian woman stripped and beaten by Muslim mob

UPDATE: 70-year-old Christian woman stripped and beaten by Muslim mob Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Egyptian authorities have arrested six men suspected to have participated in the mob and are currently looking for 12 more.

Daily Reading for Sunday, May 29th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Kings 8:41-43 41 'Even the foreigner, not belonging to your people Israel but coming from a distant country, attracted by your ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, May 28th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Jude 1:17, 20-25 17 But remember, my dear friends, what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. 20 But you, my dear friends, must ...

Daily Readings for Monday, May 30, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 2 Peter 1:2-7, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 91:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 91:14-16, Gospel: Mark 12:1-12

St. Joan of Arc: Saint of the Day for Monday, May 30, 2016

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Saints

St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. On January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to pious parents of the French peasant class in ...

Prayer for Peace: Prayer of the Day for Monday, May 30, 2016

Prayers

O Lord Jesus Christ, Who said to Your Apostles: "Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you," regard not my sins but the faith of Your Church, ...

Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta HD

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The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Theresa began life named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, she was the ...

Prayer to Saint Valentine HD

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Dear Lord, who art high in the Heavens, Giver of Love and Passion, And He who strings the heart's cords, Lead the Lovers this day, February ten plus ...

Corpus Christi, The Feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus

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U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

We have received the Bread of Heaven. Let us choose to become what we consume. These Feasts are not just rituals on a Church calendar. They are ...

Woman diagnosed with 'nightmare bacteria' in US

Woman diagnosed with 'nightmare bacteria' in US Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A 49-year-old Pennsylvanian woman who has not stepped foot outside the United States within the past several months was recently diagnosed with the ...

WARNING: Exorcist claims demon is targeting families

WARNING: Exorcist claims demon is targeting families Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

There's a demon that specializes in attacking the family, said exorcist C├ęsar Truqui, a priest who participated in a course on exorcism held in Rome ...

A Prayer Before Surgery HD

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O Jesus Christ, Messiah and Lord, grant me joyful acceptance of the surgery which awaits me, and let this be the relief and cure which I seek. Make ...

Daily Reading for Friday, May 27th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Peter 4:7-13 7 The end of all things is near, so keep your minds calm and sober for prayer. 8 Above all preserve an intense love ...