1 Corinthians 9:24-27 24 Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. 25 Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. … Continue reading Why We Run The Race And Fight The Fight; To Win An Imperishable Crown!
It is never right to objectify women and glorify gluttony and public drunkenness in the name of sport. For 24 years now a local sports radio station in Philadelphia, PA has held an event called Wing Bowl to comfort Eagles fans who are downtrodden because our team has never won a Super Bowl. This event … Continue reading We Must Combat Human Sex Trafficking Now…
http://www.churchinneed.org/site/PageServer?pagename=mainpage Bring Hope to Refugees in Syria and Iraq Today our brothers and sisters in the Middle East are suffering and trapped in an unbearable situation. Small children and innocent women and men are refugees in their own land. As we begin a new year and the promise of a brighter future, we … Continue reading Christians Under Siege…
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First reading The beginning of the letter of the apostle Paul to the Galatians 1:1-12 Paul’s preaching of the Gospel Paul, an apostle sent, not by men or by any man, but by Jesus Christ and God his Father who raised him from the dead—I and my brothers who are with me send greetings to … Continue reading St. Paul’s Preaching; St Augustine’s Explanation And Understanding
TE DEUM You are God: we praise you; You are the Lord: we acclaim you; You are the eternal Father: All creation worships you. To you all angels, all the powers of heaven, Cherubim and Seraphim, sing in endless praise: Holy, holy, holy, Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of … Continue reading We Were Bought With The Price Of His Own Blood!
READING Revelation 7:10, 12 Salvation is from our God, who is seated on the throne, and from the Lamb! Praise and glory, wisdom and thanksgiving and honor, power and might, to our God forever and ever. Amen! http://divineoffice.org
Second reading From an account of the martyrdom of Saint Paul Miki and his companions, by a contemporary writer. You shall be my witnesses The crosses were set in place. Father Pasio and Father Rodriguez took turns encouraging the victims. Their steadfast behavior was wonderful to see. The Father Bursar stood motionless, his eyes turned … Continue reading Martrydom For The Kingdom Of Christ! Giving It All And Laying Down One’s Life…
The Great Adventure The Bible and Tradition by John Harden A discussion of whether or not the Bible is all we need to know God must first begin with a discussion of what the Bible is and what it is not. Though there are many subtle differences in understanding and interpreting the Bible itself, nearly … Continue reading Catholicism and Sacred Tradition
Uniting Ourselves with Jesus Presented in the Temple My child, to serve God diligently and with a pure heart is a safe and happy life. It is a blessed thing to embrace the blissful, lovable Good with all one's heart. And, believe me, even if there were no reward in the next world, it would … Continue reading Today is The Feast of The Presentation Of The Lord