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For Expectant Mothers: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Almighty and everlasting God, through the power of the Holy Spirit, you prepared the body of the Virgin Mary to be a worthy dwelling place of your divine son. You sanctified St. John the Baptist, while still in his mother's womb. Listen now to my prayer. Through the intercession of St. Gerard, watch over my child and me; protect us at the time of delivery. May my child receive the saving graces of Baptism, lead a Christian life, and, together with all the members of our family, attain ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Reading 1: Romans 8:18-25, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 126:1-6, Gospel: Luke 13:18-21

St. Bean: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 26, 2021

On December 16, there is named in the Roman Martyrology and in certain Irish calendars a Saint Bean in Ireland, who had been confused with the St. Bean whose feast is still observed in the Scottish diocese of Aberdeen, but on October 26, as founder of the bishopric of Mortlach in Banff which was the forerunner of that of Aberdeen. Nothing else is known about him. The fourteenth century chronicler Fordun, states that he was made bishop by Pope Benedict VIII, at the request of Malcolm Canmore, ...

Prayer Requests Live for Monday, October 25th, 2021 HD

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Daily Reading for Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Romans 8:26-30 26 And as well as this, the Spirit too comes to help us in our weakness, for, when we do not know how to pray properly, then the Spirit personally makes our petitions for us in groans that cannot be put into words; 27 and he who can see into all hearts knows what the Spirit means because the prayers that the Spirit makes for God's holy people are always in accordance with the mind of God. 28 We are well aware that God works with those who love him, those who have ...

22-year-old woman becomes new Blessed in the Church

The Catholic Church's newest blessed is Sandra Sabattini, a 22-year-old woman who devoted herself to helping the poor and disabled before she was killed by a passing car in 1984.

Daily Readings for Monday, October 25, 2021

Reading 1: Romans 8:12-17, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 68:2, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 68:20-21, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 68:4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 68:6-7, Gospel: Luke 13:10-17

St. Daria: Saint of the Day for Monday, October 25, 2021

There is very little known about them. Chrysanthus was an Egyptian, son of a Patrician, Polemius. He was brought to Rome from Alexandria during the reign of Numerian, and despite the objections of his father, who had brought him to Rome, was baptized by a priest named Carpophorus. Chrysanthus refused is father's attempts to get him married, finally married Daria, a Greek and a priestess of Minerva, converted her, and convinced her to live with him in chastity. When they converted a number of ...

Bless Me, O Lord.: Prayer of the Day for Monday, October 25, 2021

Heavenly Father, Almighty God, I humble myself before your Presence. What a joy it is to come to you. I thank you and I praise your infinite Majesty, Omnipotence and Perfections. Please forgive me of all my sins. Lord I come to you in my nothingness. I want to worship you and adore you, to love you with all my heart, with all my mind, with all my soul and with all my strength. I want to burn with desire for you like an angel. I need you my Lord, I am ...

Daily Reading for Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 HD

Reading 1, Romans 8:18-25 18 In my estimation, all that we suffer in the present time is nothing in comparison with the glory which is destined to be disclosed for us, 19 for the whole creation is waiting with eagerness for the children of God to be revealed. 20 It was not for its own purposes that creation had frustration imposed on it, but for the purposes of him who imposed it- 21 with the intention that the whole creation itself might be freed from its slavery to corruption and brought ...