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Daily Readings for Friday, April 29, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 15:22-31, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 57:8-12, Gospel: John 15:12-17

St. Catherine of Siena: Saint of the Day for Friday, April 29, 2016

St. Catherine of Siena: Saint of the Day for Friday, April 29, 2016 Watch

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St. Catherine of Siena was born during the outbreak of the plague in Siena, Italy on March 25, 1347. She was the 25th child born to her mother, ...

A Marriage Blessing Prayer HD

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We thank you, O God, for the Love You have implanted in our hearts. May it always inspire us to be kind in our words, considerate of feeling, and ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, May 1st, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 1 Then some men came down from Judaea and taught the brothers, 'Unless you have yourselves circumcised in the ...

5 tips for Catholics to stay positive

5 tips for Catholics to stay positive Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Do you - or someone you know - struggle with maintaining a positive attitude? Are people less inclined to spend time with you due to your poor ...

LISTEN NOW: Benedictine nuns release new album

LISTEN NOW: Benedictine nuns release new album Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Benedictine nuns in Missouri recently released their latest album <i>Adoration at Ephesus</i> - and it is amazing!

Why are these transparent wires being put up in cities around the world?

Why are these transparent wires being put up in cities around the world? Watch

Living Faith

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Members of an ultra-conservative religious denomination are stringing transparent wires around many urban neighborhoods, all for religious reasons. ...

Prayer for the Dead # 3: Prayer of the Day for Friday, April 29, 2016

Prayers

Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God ...

'[D]on't ignore us:' Pope Francis explains the difference between knowledge and real love

'[D]on't ignore us:' Pope Francis explains the difference between knowledge and real love Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

On Wednesday Pope Francis said that just because someone is an expert in God's law and a strict adherent to the rules doesn't necessarily mean they ...

Bill De Blasio's ongoing investigation scandal fails to stop him from new fundraising efforts

Bill De Blasio's ongoing investigation scandal fails to stop him from new fundraising efforts Watch

Politics & Policy

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's closest aides have been issued subpoenas to aid the investigation into his shady fundraising strategies.

Chinese invent robots that can beat humans at soccer

Chinese invent robots that can beat humans at soccer Watch

Technology

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Earlier this year, a robot beat a master player at the ancient game of Go. Now, robots are beating humans at soccer. Armies of engineers are working ...

Yes, there's definitely something wrong with millennials, and here's what it is!

Yes, there's definitely something wrong with millennials, and here's what it is! Watch

Business & Economics

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Across the country, the news is shocking. Over half of the millennials think socialism might be a good thing. Most of them believe the American dream ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, April 30th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Acts 16:1-10 1 From there he went to Derbe, and then on to Lystra, where there was a disciple called Timothy, whose mother was Jewish and ...

A Prayer for Healing HD

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Lord, You invite all who are burdened to come to you. Allow Your healing Hand to heal me. Touch my soul with Your compassion for others; touch my ...

Trump delivers first foreign policy speech, and sounds like a president should! (FULL TEXT)

Trump delivers first foreign policy speech, and sounds like a president should! (FULL TEXT) Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Donald Trump delivered his first full speech on foreign policy and he sounded fairly presidential while doing so. Trump is not a politician by trade, ...

Spark of Life: Scientists discover moment souls enter eggs at the time of conception

Spark of Life: Scientists discover moment souls enter eggs at the time of conception Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In a miraculous, literally life-changing discovery, scientists have discovered the moment a soul enters a fertilized egg.

Top Secret Area 51 on fire - film footage captures mysterious mushroom cloud, armed security at base

Top Secret Area 51 on fire - film footage captures mysterious mushroom cloud, armed security at base Watch

Technology

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

UFO watchers have spotted a mysterious mushroom-shaped cloud over Area 51. The cause of the cloud remains unknown, but it is evidently connected to a ...

A Prayer for Forgiveness HD

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King David was known as "a man after God's own heart." David loved God, lived with passion and prayed with poetic and transparent honesty. But David ...

Prayer of Thanks for People HD

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God of Love, I thank You for the people in my life who are easy to love. I thank You for my family and friends who understand my actions, who ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, April 28, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 15:7-21, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96:1-3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96:10, Gospel: John 15:9-11

St. Peter Chanel: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 28, 2016

St. Peter Chanel: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 28, 2016 Watch

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In St. Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr (Feast day - April 28) The protomartyr of the South Seas, St. Peter Chanel was born in 1803 at Clet in the ...

Birthday Prayers #1: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, April 28, 2016

Prayers

For the Birthday of a family member Heavenly Father, We praise You for all Your gifts to us. In a special way, We thank You for (name). Bless ...

Daily Reading for Friday, April 29th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Acts 15:22-31 22 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose delegates from among themselves to send to ...

Prayer During the Sacrament of Confession HD

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Once you have completed your Examination Of Conscience, and you have told God that you are deeply sorry for your sins, enter the confessional box (or ...

Miracle in the Philippines: Tribe converted to Christianity after hearing Gospel and watching 'Passion of the Christ'

Miracle in the Philippines: Tribe converted to Christianity after hearing Gospel and watching 'Passion of the Christ' Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Manobo tribe of the Philippines were taught the Gospel and viewed Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ" film, which led several to convert to ...

'I just couldn't believe it:' Oklahoma officers seize Christian charity money

'I just couldn't believe it:' Oklahoma officers seize Christian charity money Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Christian rock band Klo & Kweh was driving through Oklahoma when they were pulled over for a broken headlight. What happened next was a shock ...

Pope Francis decrees instances of miracles and martyrdom

Pope Francis decrees instances of miracles and martyrdom Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

On Tuesday, Pope Francis spoke of several men and women worthy of canonization. He included miracle attributions and stories of martyrdom.

Christian student shockingly dropped from master's program for practicing religious rights

Christian student shockingly dropped from master's program for practicing religious rights Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Andrew Cash practiced his religious rights at Missouri State University - and was dismissed from the master's program in counseling as a result.

A Student's Prayer HD

A Student's Prayer HD Watch

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Loving Father, I stand before You in the midst of confusion and complexities of life. My future sometimes seems distant and unknown. Give me, O Lord, ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, April 28th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Acts 15:7-21 7 and after a long discussion, Peter stood up and addressed them. 'My brothers,' he said, 'you know perfectly well that in ...