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The Trappist nuns of Syria make me proud to be a Catholic Christian. Their life is beautiful. Their prayer is powerful; more powerful than any weapons of mass destruction, be they chemical weapons or tomahawk missiles. They reveal the prophetic mission of the Catholic Church. We need to hear their cry and respond.
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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