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Daily Readings for Thursday, February 23, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 5:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-6, Gospel: Mark 9:41-50

St. Polycarp: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017

St. Polycarp: Saint of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017 Watch

Saints

Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and hear their stories of life with Jesus from their own lips. Imagine walking with those who ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 24th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 6:5-17 5 A kindly turn of speech attracts new friends, a courteous tongue invites many a friendly response. 6 Let your ...

Scientists predict Biblical flood for California HD

Scientists predict Biblical flood for California HD Watch

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Scientists predict Biblical flood for California http://bit.ly/2mcTo1x By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/22/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Should Catholics completely reject human gene editing?

Should Catholics completely reject human gene editing? Watch

Marriage & Family

By Adelaide Mena (CNA/EWTN News)

Recent American guidelines for human gene modification have raised important ethical questions, especially with regard to modifying the genes of ...

DR Congo targets churches - Convents close and religious are killed

DR Congo targets churches - Convents close and religious are killed Watch

Africa

By (Aid to the Church in Need)

In the wake of an attack on a Catholic seminary, the leader of the Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has issued an appeal about "the ...

Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy: States and districts should set school restroom policy, NOT FEDS

Trump dumps Obama's transgender restroom policy: States and districts should set school restroom policy, NOT FEDS Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Trump administration has ended an Obama-era school restroom policy that allows students to use the facility of their choice. The policy, which ...

Heroic woman saves officer's life during roadside attack

Heroic woman saves officer's life during roadside attack Watch

U.S.

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Vickie Williams-Tillman was on her way to the grocery store when she witnessed an officer arguing with a man standing outside his vehicle on the side ...

Grace Before and After Meals: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017

Prayers

Before: Bless us, O Lord! and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty, through Christ our Lord. Amen. After: We give Thee ...

'This is him telling me he is scared' - Heartbreaking image of childhood cancer featuring boy afraid of dying takes web by storm

'This is him telling me he is scared' - Heartbreaking image of childhood cancer featuring boy afraid of dying takes web by storm Watch

Marriage & Family

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Ten-year-old Drake Medinger should be running around with other children his age, caught up in laughter and play, but the tragically ill boy is ...

Wave of anti-Semitic threats end in vandalization horror - But repairs have already begun

Wave of anti-Semitic threats end in vandalization horror - But repairs have already begun Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Over 150 gravestones were vandalized at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, MO.

It is media, not Trump behind illusion of mass deportations

It is media, not Trump behind illusion of mass deportations Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Immigrants living illegally in the United States are worried they will be caught up in massive deportation dragnets and kicked out of the country ...

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps HD

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps HD Watch

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New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps http://bit.ly/2l0qBeU By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/22/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity HD

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Sts. Perpetua and Felicity were Christian martyrs from the early persecution of the Church in Africa by the Emperor Severus. In the year 203, Vivia ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 5:1-8 1 Do not put your confidence in your money or say, 'With this I am self-sufficient.' 2 Do not be led by your appetites and ...

California's floods predicted by scientists, but how? HD

California's floods predicted by scientists, but how? HD Watch

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California's floods predicted by scientists, but how? http://bit.ly/2lrmudH By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/21/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, February 23, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 5:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 1:1-6, Gospel: Mark 9:41-50

St. Margaret of Cortona: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

St. Margaret of Cortona: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Watch

Saints

Margaret of Cortona, penitent, was born in Loviana in Tuscany in 1247. Her father was a small farmer. Margaret's mother died when she was seven years ...

For the Family: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Prayers

Great protector of the family, St. Gerard, we ask your prayers for all parents, that they may receive the grace to live in the love of God and bring ...

Pope Francis tells how to become a saint HD

Pope Francis tells how to become a saint HD Watch

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Pope Francis tells how to become a saint http://bit.ly/2kVp0ak By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/21/2017 CALIFORNIA NETWORK ...

Protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump HD

Protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump HD Watch

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Protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump http://bit.ly/2kEFzvR By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA ...

Pope Francis calls Christians to 'find solace in the Holy Spirit'

Pope Francis calls Christians to 'find solace in the Holy Spirit' Watch

Living Faith

By Hannah Brockhaus (CNA/EWTN News)

On Wednesday Pope Francis said creation has often suffered because of humanity's sins and failings, stressing that we must take care of it because as ...

Prison instead of treatment? U.S. fails the mentally ill

Prison instead of treatment? U.S. fails the mentally ill Watch

U.S.

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

People with severe mental illness are much more likely to be incarcerated than treated for their disorders, advocates said at a recent panel, and ...

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps - Will YOU follow Christ?

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps - Will YOU follow Christ? Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Some take pilgrimages to atone for sins, others simply desire time to fulfill their spiritual needs. Regardless of why people choose to embark on a ...

This is your warning - Scientists predict Biblical flood for California

This is your warning - Scientists predict Biblical flood for California Watch

Green

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

California is known for sunny weather, even in the winter. That has made the state one of the greatest destinations for people looking to move or to ...

Massive storm threatens to flood more than just the Oroville Dam HD

Massive storm threatens to flood more than just the Oroville Dam HD Watch

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Massive storm threatens to flood more than just the Oroville Dam http://bit.ly/2lf1J4H By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 02/17/2017 CALIFORNIA ...

Daily Reading for Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 HD

Daily Reading for Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 HD Watch

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Reading 1, First Peter 5:1-4 1 I urge the elders among you, as a fellow-elder myself and a witness to the sufferings of Christ, and as one who is to ...