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Daily Readings for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-6, Gospel: Matthew 16:13-19

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Santa Muerte is an absurdity' - U.S. bishops denounce the false saint

'Santa Muerte is an absurdity' - U.S. bishops denounce the false saint Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Mexico has been perpetuating the power of </i>Santa Muerte</i> or "St. Death" the past few years, leading more and more astray from the ...

Can the stones literally 'cry out?' Researchers discover LIFE in crystals

Can the stones literally 'cry out?' Researchers discover LIFE in crystals Watch

Green

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Like something out of a storybook, scientists have discovered <i>life</i> in crystals.

NASA announcement: Could it be aliens?

NASA announcement: Could it be aliens? Watch

Technology

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The world waits with bated breath for a big announcement due from NASA on Wednesday. The announcement will take place at 1 PM Eastern time. What can ...

They can, but should they? Scientists bringing back woolly mammoth from extinction

They can, but should they? Scientists bringing back woolly mammoth from extinction Watch

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By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Scientists are ready to bring the woolly mammoth back from extinction using new gene editing technology. The creature will be a hybrid, spliced with ...

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 ...

Mother Mary Lange's legacy lives on in the 'gem' of Baltimore

Mother Mary Lange's legacy lives on in the 'gem' of Baltimore Watch

Living Faith

By Adelaide Mena (CNA/EWTN News)

Nestled among the mix of shiny new storefronts, foreclosed row houses, parks, and public housing, lies what locals call the "gem of East Baltimore:" ...

Remembering Roe v. Wade's Norma McCorvey: How she went from 'Jane Roe' to 'Roe No More'

Remembering Roe v. Wade's Norma McCorvey: How she went from 'Jane Roe' to 'Roe No More' Watch

Marriage & Family

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

As the woman at the center of the case legalizing abortion in the U.S. passed away, pro-life leaders hailed her ultimate conversion on the issue and ...

Scientists knew California would be flooded this year, but how did they predict it?

Scientists knew California would be flooded this year, but how did they predict it? Watch

Green

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In December of 2015, Catholic Online reported that an atmospheric river event known as an ARk storm could cause catastrophic flooding in California ...

Pope Francis offers special tip on how to become a saint and shares 'antidote for hatred'

Pope Francis offers special tip on how to become a saint and shares 'antidote for hatred' Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

During Mass at St. Mary Josefa on the eastern portion of the Diocese of Rome, Pope Francis revealed the truth behind sainthood.

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 ...

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 ...

In Christ Alone

In Christ Alone Watch

Blog

By Norm LeDonne

People look for hope in many places. Some look to drugs or alcohol. Some seek companionships in various forms, - respectable and not so respectable. ...

31-year-old man regains life after 'miraculous' face transplant

31-year-old man regains life after 'miraculous' face transplant Watch

Health

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

After ten years, a 60-person medical team, and a 56-hour surgery, 31-year-old Andy Sandness received the first steps into truly getting his life back.

Innocent children forced into horrid orphanages and a life of terrorism

Innocent children forced into horrid orphanages and a life of terrorism Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Innocent and terrified boys, aged from three to 16, entered what appeared to be a Mosul orphanage with tears streaming down their faces asking about ...

'I Am A Muslim Too': Angry protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump

'I Am A Muslim Too': Angry protesters gather to declare allegiance to Islam and hate toward President Trump Watch

U.S.

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

More than 1,000 people of mixed races and faiths gathered in New York's Times Square to declare they were Muslim, too.

Daily Reading for Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 HD

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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 ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 2:1-11 1 My child, if you aspire to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for an ordeal. 2 Be sincere of heart, be steadfast, and do not ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Peter 5:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-6, Gospel: Matthew 16:13-19

St. Severian: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

St. Severian: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Watch

Saints

Bishop and martyr. The bishop of Scythopolis in Galilee. He attended the Council of Chalcedon (451) and took part in the complete triumph of the ...

A Night Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Prayers

Eternal Father, I desire to rest in Thy Heart this night. I make the intention of offering to Thee every beat of my heart, joining to ...

Daily Reading for Monday, February 20th, 2017 HD

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Reading 1, Sirach 1:1-10 1 All wisdom comes from the Lord, she is with him for ever. 2 The sands of the sea, the drops of rain, the days of eternity ...

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 19th, 2017 HD

Daily Reading for Sunday, February 19th, 2017 HD Watch

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Reading 1, Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18 1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said: 2 'Speak to the whole community of Israelites and say: "Be holy, for I, Yahweh ...

Priest sails the Mediterranean Sea and rescues thousands

Priest sails the Mediterranean Sea and rescues thousands Watch

Living Faith

Father Alberto Gaton, the chaplain of the Spanish ship "Frigate Navarra" sailing the Mediterranean Sea, has been rescuing those running from ...

Terrorist responsible for '93 attack on World Trade Center bombing completed his life sentence

Terrorist responsible for '93 attack on World Trade Center bombing completed his life sentence Watch

U.S.

By Monique Crawford (California Network)

Omar Abdel-Rahman, notoriously known for planning a World Trade Center bombing in 1993, was imprisoned for life.

What is the Pope doing in California?

What is the Pope doing in California? Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis on Friday sent a message of encouragement to the hundreds of religious and community leaders participating in a meeting of popular ...

Pope Francis shares words of wisdom

Pope Francis shares words of wisdom Watch

Living Faith

By (CNA/EWTN News)

The Christian mission today means facing new challenges with simplicity, holiness, and openness to God, Pope Francis told an audience with the Marian ...

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 18th, 2017 HD

Daily Reading for Saturday, February 18th, 2017 HD Watch

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Reading 1, Hebrews 11:1-7 1 Only faith can guarantee the blessings that we hope for, or prove the existence of realities that are unseen. 2 It is for ...

Mardi Gras and the Catholic Church HD

Mardi Gras and the Catholic Church HD Watch

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'Mardi Gras' is French for "Fat Tuesday." It is that period of time right before Ash Wednesday and the forty days of Lent. What is it and where did ...