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Readings of the day: Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The queen stands at your right hand, arrayed in gold.


The Assumption of Our Lady

Today, Catholics and many other Christians celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This significant feast day recalls the spiritual and physic


Lord may my faith always seek justice for others

Lord may my faith always seek justice for others.


Readings of the day: Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr

How sweet to my taste is your promise!


St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

Saint Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan priest, missionary and martyr, is celebrated throughout the Church today, August 14.


Lord, teach us to delight in your word of revelation

Lord, teach us to delight in your word of revelation, a word that never binds us in any form of slavery but is that truth which sets us free. Let us follow the Psalmist


Readings of the day: Monday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Heaven and earth are filled with your glory.


St. Pontian and St. Hippolytus

St. Pontian became Pope in the year 230. Hippolytus was a priest and well-respected theologian in the early third century.


Lord, thank you for your continuous presence

The readings today remind us that, even though certain circumstances may cause us hardship or embarrass us, God is always with us. Trust Him!


Readings of the day: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.


Blessed Pope Innocent XI

Benedetto Odescalchi was born at Como on May 16, 1611, and died in Rome, August 11, 1689. Odescalchi was unanimously elected pope on September 21, 1676, and he took the


Lord, I want to taste and see that You are good

At every Eucharist, Jesus offers us this heavenly food to strengthen and sustain us for life’s journeys - with its ups and downs, twists and turns, trials and tribula


Readings of the day: Memorial of Saint Clare, virgin

You forsake not those who seek you, O Lord.


St. Clare of Assisi

Saint Clare was born in 1193 in Assisi to a noble family. Before her birth, her mother received a sign that her daughter would be a bright light of God in the world.


Lord, I believe – help my unbelief

If everyone had complete faith for one day, we could change the world, for faith is power.


Readings of the day: Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

Blessed the man who is gracious and lends to those in need.


St. Lawrence

Saint Lawrence was martyred on August 10, 258 during the persecution of the emperor Valerian along with many other members of the Roman clergy. He was the last of the s


Lord, give me strength to be loyal to You

Lord, give me strength to be loyal to You. Bear fruit through me.


St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

On August 9 the Catholic Church remembers St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as St. Edith Stein. St. Teresa converted from Judaism to Catholicism in the cour


Readings of the day: Thursday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Create a clean heart in me, O God.


Lord, You are faithful in all Your words and loving in all Your deeds

Lord, You are faithful in all Your words and loving in all Your deeds

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