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Daily Readings for Sunday, February 14, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:4-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 91:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 91:10-15, Gospel: Luke 4:1-13, Reading 2: Romans 10:8-13

St. Valentine: Saint of the Day for Sunday, February 14, 2016

St. Valentine: Saint of the Day for Sunday, February 14, 2016 Watch

Saints

Click Here for St. Valentine Prayer's Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely celebrated ...

Stations of the Cross - Fifth Station: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus to carry his cross HD

Stations of the Cross - Fifth Station: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus to carry 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, the soldiers are becoming ...

Prayer in Time of Anger HD

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Lord Jesus, there is anger in my heart and I cannot root it out. I know that I should calm down and offer the hurt and disappointment to You but my ...

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!

5 of the best non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

5 of the best non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Are you tired of buying roses and chocolate every year? Are images of Cupid and his heart-shaped arrow starting to feel a little cheesy? Try these ...

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Roses are red, violets are blue, I have no idea why we give roses on Valentine's Day - how about you? 

Is Valentine's Day...? (Take the quick survey!)

Is Valentine's Day...? (Take the quick survey!)

Marriage & Family

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Catholic Online would like to invite you to take our short Valentine's survey. Sharing your opinion will help ...

Prayer to Saint Valentine: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, February 14, 2016

Prayers

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

Worldwide Christian persecution among four vital issues behind Pope and Russian patriarch's visit

Worldwide Christian persecution among four vital issues behind Pope and Russian patriarch's visit Watch

Living Faith

By Andrea Gagliarducci, CNA/EWTN News

The first, historic meeting between a Pope and a Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church does not come from nowhere. Both the Russian Orthodox ...

HILARIOUS PHOTOS! 'Fearless' Islamic State fighters caught deserting - dressed AS WOMEN!

HILARIOUS PHOTOS! 'Fearless' Islamic State fighters caught deserting - dressed AS WOMEN! Watch

Middle East

It is a grimly hilarious comment on the "fearless" forces fighting on behalf of the Islamic State. MailOnline says it can't independently ...

TOTALLY defeating Pope's purpose, Mexico City kills puppies, uproots homeless for papal visit

TOTALLY defeating Pope's purpose, Mexico City kills puppies, uproots homeless for papal visit Watch

Americas

Pope Francis has been a tireless advocate for the homeless and kindness to animals - and just in time for his visit to Mexico, officials in ...

Prayer for Overcoming Life's Hardships HD

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O Lord, we call upon You in our time of sorrow, That You give us the strength and will to bear our heavy burdens, until we can again feel the warmth ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 55:10-11 10 For, as the rain and the snow come down from the sky and do not return before having watered the earth, fertilising it ...

Comparing some students to 'Catholic jihadis,' Mount St. Mary College president comes under fire

Comparing some students to 'Catholic jihadis,' Mount St. Mary College president comes under fire Watch

College & University

By Adelaide Mena and Matt Hadro, CNA News

Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary's University president is now under ...

Pray for Pope Francis' safety: Mexican gangs target priests

Pray for Pope Francis' safety: Mexican gangs target priests Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Please pray for the safety of not only Pope Francis, but also for the priests and nuns targeted in Mexico.

Pope Francis' greeting to journalists during flight from Rome to Cuba (FULL TEXT: English)

Pope Francis' greeting to journalists during flight from Rome to Cuba (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

Americas

By Libreria Editrice Vaticana

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS IN MEXICO WITH PARK IN LA HABANA TO MATCH WITH SS KIRILL, PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA (12-18 ...

Can we set aside our differences?: Catholics and Russian Orthodox Patriarch unite for the first time in 1,000 years

Can we set aside our differences?: Catholics and Russian Orthodox Patriarch unite for the first time in 1,000 years Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Vatican recently announced the historic meeting between Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill.

Daily Reading for Monday, February 15th, 2016 HD

Daily Reading for Monday, February 15th, 2016 HD Watch

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Reading 1, Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18 1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said: 2 'Speak to the whole community of Israelites and say: "Be holy, for I, Yahweh ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 14th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Deuteronomy 26:4-10 4 'The priest will then take the basket from your hand and lay it before the altar of Yahweh your God. 5 In the ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 13, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Isaiah 58:9-14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:1-6, Gospel: Luke 5:27-32

St. Catherine de Ricci: Saint of the Day for Saturday, February 13, 2016

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Saints

St. Catherine was born in Florence in 1522. Her baptismal name was Alexandrina, but she took the name of Catherine upon entering religion. From her ...

Prayer against Depression - by Saint Ignatius of Loyola: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, February 13, 2016

Prayers

O Christ Jesus, when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness, give us the sense of Your presence, Your love, and Your ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 13th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 58:9-14 9 Then you will cry for help and Yahweh will answer; you will call and he will say, 'I am here.' If you do away with the ...

Daily Reading for Friday, February 12th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, Isaiah 58:1-9 1 Shout for all you are worth, do not hold back, raise your voice like a trumpet. To my people proclaim their rebellious ...

Are YOU safe?: Zika spreads across the U.S.

Are YOU safe?: Zika spreads across the U.S. Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The first confirmed case of the Zika virus has been discovered in Alabama, making it the 20th U.S. state to be affected by the dangerous disease.

The Way of the Cross continues on

The Way of the Cross continues on Watch

Lent / Easter

By Tony Magliano

In his strong identification with the poor and vulnerable, Jesus makes it perfectly clear that when we meet the needs of these least brothers and ...

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 ...

Stations of the Cross - Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother HD

Stations of the Cross - Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother 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, you feel so alone with all ...

Palm Sunday HD

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Holy Day of Obligation Palm Sunday is the final Sunday of Lent, the beginning of Holy Week, and commemorates the triumphant arrival of Christ in ...