November 24, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: An excerpt from Creative Prayer Ezekiel 30:20-26, I am the Lord John 16:25-33, I have conquered the world Invitatory O give thanks to the Lord, and call upon his Name; make known his deeds among the peoples. (Psalm 105:1) Alleluia. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, andContinue reading “November 24 Devotional (2021)”
November 23, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Excerpt from the Dead Sea Scrolls Ezekiel 29:1-12, Prophecy against Pharaoh Revelation 11:15-19, God’s reign at the end of time Invitatory O give thanks to the Lord, and call upon his Name; make known his deeds among the peoples. (Psalm 105:1) Alleluia. Glory to the Father, and to theContinue reading “November 23 Devotional (2021)”
November 19, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Kyrie Pantokrator, Prayer of Manasseh 1-2, 4, 6-7, 11-15 Ezekiel 28:20-26, Israel will be safe 1 Corinthians 15:20-28, That God may be all in all Invitatory The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship. Opening Prayer God the Father bless me, Christ guard me, theContinue reading “November 19 Devotional (2021)”
November 18, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Psalm 93, Your throne has been established Ezekiel 28:1-10, A king pretends to be God Acts 7:54—8:1a, The Son of God’s right hand Invitatory The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship. Opening Prayer May the everlasting God bless us this day May he saveContinue reading “November 18 Devotional (2021)”
October 31, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Background of All Hallows Eve 1 Samuel 28:3-25, The Witch of Endor Ezekiel 37:1-14, The Valley of Dry Bones Revelation 12:7-12, The War in Heaven Background: “Remembering saints [the departed faithful] and martyrs and dedicating a specific day to them each year [originally on May 13] has been aContinue reading “All Hallows’ Eve”
My soul languishes for your salvation; I hope in your word. My eyes fail with watching for your promise; I ask, “When will you comfort me?”
June 29, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Ezekiel 34:11-16 / Psalm 87 / 2 Timothy 4:1-8 / John 21:15-19 / The Stories of Sts. Peter and Paul Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. I do not call you servants but friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. John 15.15 TheContinue reading “Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles”
For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
He showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.
December 5, 2020First Week of Advent Today’s Readings: Ezekiel 36:24-28; Mark 11:27-33; Essay: “What is Advent?” The Invitatory Lord, open our lips. And our mouth shall proclaim your praise.  Let Thy merciful kindness, O Lord, be upon us. As we do put our trust in thee. O God, make speed to save us. OContinue reading “December 5 Devotional (2020)”