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FILE PHOTO OF CROSS DRAPED IN PURPLE OUTSIDE CHURCH DURING LENT - A cloudy evening sky provides the backdrop for a cross outside St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y., during Lent last April. The penitential season, which begins with Ash Wednesday, calls Christians to prayer, fasting, repentance and charity. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic)
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Judges 13:2-7, 24-25
There was a man of Zorah of the tribe of Dan, called Manoah. ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 71:3-4, 5-6, 16-17
Be a sheltering rock for me, always accessible; you have ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 1:5-25
In the days of King Herod of Judaea there lived a priest called ... Read More

Saint of the Day

December 19 Saint of the Day

St. Nemesius
December 19: Martyr of Egypt. He was burned alive in Alexandria, Egypt, ... Read More