Christian life means sacrifice - Pope John XXIII

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Daily Reading for Friday, May 27th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Acts 18:9-18 9 One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision, 'Be fearless; speak out and do not keep silence: 10 I am with you. I have so many people that belong to me in this city that no one will attempt to hurt you.' 11 So Paul stayed there preaching the word of God among them for eighteen months. 12 But while Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a concerted attack on Paul and brought him before the tribunal, saying, 13 'We accuse this man of persuading people to ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, May 26th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Acts 1:1-11 1 In my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning 2 until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven. 3 He had shown himself alive to them after his Passion by many demonstrations: for forty days he had continued to appear to them and tell them about the kingdom of God. 4 While at table with them, he had told them not to leave Jerusalem, but to ...

Daily Reading for Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Acts 17:15, 22-18:1 15 Paul's escort took him as far as Athens, and went back with instructions for Silas and Timothy to rejoin Paul as soon as they could. 22 So Paul stood before the whole council of the Areopagus and made this speech: 'Men of Athens, I have seen for myself how extremely scrupulous you are in all religious matters, 23 because, as I strolled round looking at your sacred monuments, I noticed among other things an altar inscribed: To An Unknown God. In fact, the ...

Pope Francis: The Holy Spirit 'gives us the strength to forgive'

Speaking to an estimated 25,000 pilgrims gathered on a bright day in St. Peter's Square in Rome, the pope noted that Jesus also makes a point to add, "Not as the world gives do I give it to you" (John 14:27).

Daily Reading for Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Acts 16:22-34 22 The crowd joined in and showed its hostility to them, so the magistrates had them stripped and ordered them to be flogged. 23 They were given many lashes and then thrown into prison, and the gaoler was told to keep a close watch on them. 24 So, following such instructions, he threw them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks. 25 In the middle of the night Paul and Silas were praying and singing God's praises, while the other prisoners ...

Daily Reading for Monday, May 23rd, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Acts 16:11-15 11 Sailing from Troas we made a straight run for Samothrace; the next day for Neapolis, 12 and from there for Philippi, a Roman colony and the principal city of that district of Macedonia. 13 After a few days in this city we went outside the gates beside a river as it was the Sabbath and this was a customary place for prayer. We sat down and preached to the women who had come to the meeting. 14 One of these women was called Lydia, a woman from the town of Thyatira ...

Archbishop Cordileone bars Nancy Pelosi from Communion until she ends abortion support

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should not be admitted to Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, nor should she present herself to receive the Eucharist, until she publicly repudiates her support for abortion.

Daily Reading for Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 HD

Reading 1, Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 1 Then some men came down from Judaea and taught the brothers, 'Unless you have yourselves circumcised in the tradition of Moses you cannot be saved.' 2 This led to disagreement, and after Paul and Barnabas had had a long argument with these men it was decided that Paul and Barnabas and others of the church should go up to Jerusalem and discuss the question with the apostles and elders. 22 Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose ...

Pope Francis launches international educational movement

Pope Francis formally launched an international educational movement on Thursday in the presence of U2 singer Bono.

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