Topic: glory

Queenship of Mary Delicious Links. Pius XII was instrumental in establishing the Feast of Mary's Queenship. The liturgical Feast of Christ the King honors the kingly dignity of Jesus Christ and was e ... discuss

Question: "I am not opposed to triune immersion, but I do want to question the idea that triune immersion is the ONLY way. Why isn't there a single mention of triune immersion in the New Testament? Ot ... discuss

Coronation of Virgin, Giacomo di Mino, 1340-1350From the earliest ages of the Catholic Church a Christian people, whether in time of triumph or more especially in time of crisis, has addressed prayers ... discuss

I noticed something about myself recently. I get lazy on the weekends. I look at Friday night through Sunday night as “time off” from godliness. Not that I would actually say that! I woul ... discuss

Today, we celebrate a beautiful Marian Feast -- the Queenship of Mary. This special Liturgical Feast was proclaimed by Pope Pius XII on October 11, 1954 through his Encyclical Letter Ad Caeli Regina ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your vo ... discuss

Contact: Bart Dahmer, Innovo Publishing LLC, 888-546-2111, info@innovopublishing.com COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Innovo Publishing is happy to have collaborated with ... discuss

Were soldiers of the Herculean cohort; they were standard-bearers, and refused to remove the chrismon (monogram of Christ) from the standard, as had been ordered by Julian the Apostate.Count Julian, u ... discuss

The Prophet Samuel was the fifteenth and last of the Judges of Israel, living more than 1146 years before the Birth of Christ. He was descended from the Tribe of Levi, and was the son of Elkanah from ... discuss

Here is one of the best quotes I've read in a long time; it's by Courtney Reissig, writing at Christianity Today's "Her.Meneutics" site: Children are not a death sentence to our ambitions and goals. ... discuss

Jorge Serrano, with wife Magdalena, and Father Shenan J. Boquet MEXICO CITY, Mexico – August 19, 2014 – Father Shenan J. Boquet, President of Human Life International (HLI), attended the 25th anni ... discuss

Well, at least I won’t go to the grave having accomplished nothing. After more than 130 hours of listening, I finally came to the end of William Manchester’s incredible three-volume biogra ... discuss

August 18 is the optional memorial of St. John Eudes, a French priest who founded of the Society of Jesus and Mary (the Eudists) and the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity.  Pope Leo XIII procla ... discuss

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (www.forerunner.com) – I was in New Orleans for a week in July with Operation Save America (OSA). It was a fitting follow-up to the OSA Regional event held in Kissimmee, ... discuss

I have been thinking about this one a lot, lately. I was thinking about it long before I read Manage Your Day-to-Day, but that book helpfully distilled it to a single sentence: “We tend to o ... discuss

Today, August 18, is the feast day of Saint Helena of Constantinople (246-330), mother of Constantine the Great, and finder of the True Cross of Jesus Christ.St. Helena was the daughter of an innkeepe ... discuss

The novena to St. Monica starts today, August 18, and ends on August 26.Monica is the patron of:alcoholicsdifficult marriagesdisappointing childrenmarried womenmothersvictims of abusevictims of adulte ... discuss

We now have two new saints enrolled in heaven, Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Pope Francis gave a beautiful sermon in the canonization Mass that sheds much light on the role of the Ch ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 128 Psalter: Tuesday, Week IV, 1129 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Tuesda ... discuss

Below is the text of the discourse Pope Francis gave at this afternoon at 4:30, local time, at the concluding Mass of the 6th Asian Youth Day in the square within the wall of the Castle of Haemi in So ... discuss

by Fr. Vasile Tudor - As Christians we must give glory to God in all things, even in pain, hoping, always hoping, in our Savior, the only One who can take us out of the brink of despair and set us for ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 03:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told South Korea's lay leaders during his visit to the country that the modern breakdown of families should spur greater outr ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A young man from Hong Kong was moved by Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks during the opening celebration of the 6th Asian Youth Day ... discuss

Jesus said "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and  follow me. (Luke 9.23) In some areas of the world taking up one's cross is following Jesus, a ... discuss

My coffee cup sits amidst a white cloud of college envelopes, envelopes which are much more than just mail to be sifted through. Each one added to the pile is blaring a message: Come here; our campu ... discuss

15 August, New Testament The honor paid to Saint Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord, God, and Savior goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back farther: Even befo ... discuss

El Greco, The Assumption of the Virgin, 1577via WikipediaOn November 1, 1950, Pius XII defined the dogma of the Assumption. Thus he solemnly proclaimed that the belief whereby the Blessed Virgin Mary, ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 08:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a press briefing with journalists following their lunch with Pope Francis, a Chinese and a Pakistani youth recall meeting the pontiff, ... discuss

Dear Young Friends, "It is good for us to be here!" (Mt 17:4). These words were spoken by Saint Peter on Mount Tabor as he stood in the presence of Jesus transfigured in glory. Truly it is good for ... discuss

Icon of the Dormition of the Theotokos“’Finally the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly life was finished, was taken up body and soul ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Moody Publishers. They are offering some excellent books this week. There will be 5 winners, and each of those winners will receive the fol ... discuss

By RAYMOND ARROYO | First came the miracle. Then, 70 years ago Aug. 15, she laid the foundation for all that would follow. While millions of people glory in EWTN, the international broadcast em ... discuss

The Assumption of MaryOn November 1, 1950, Pope Pius XII defined the Assumption of the Blessed Mother of God into heaven in the following words: "Wherefore, after we have poured forth prayers of ... discuss

Today the universal Church celebrates the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in which we commemorate her being taken up body and soul into heaven when her earthly life was finished. The Catechism ... discuss

On this date we remember the heavenly birth of St. Mary, the Blessed and Ever Virgin Theotokos.The Collect.O GOD, who hast taken to thyself the blessed Virgin Mary, mother of thine only Son: Grant tha ... discuss

Memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr(Click here for readings)By HALEY HOYLEPeter approached Jesus and asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?  ... discuss

This post is a collection of different kinds of prayer, ways to pray, devotions, sacramentals, etc.  It is by no means an exhaustive list, nor is the numbering in any way more than a simple way o ... discuss

INTROIT Ps. 44:13, 15-16All the rich among the people shall seek your favor. Behind her the virgins shall be led to the king; her friends shall be brought to you with gladness and joy. Ps. 44:2. My he ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday is the feast day of St. Maximilian Kolbe, one of my favorite saints. A Conventual Franciscan, "St. Max" graciously assisted me during one of the most difficult times in my life ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 13, 2014 / 06:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Koreans are full of joyful anticipation at the impending arrival of Pope Francis, according to the director of the nation's new bran ... discuss

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia [August 12, 2014] – Father Frank Papa, S.O.L.T., J.C.D., has begun a new apostolate as resident chaplain with Loving Arms, a faith-based assisted living and retirement communit ... discuss

"As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness." Psalm 17:15The above verse is just beautiful to me.  "I shall be satisfied, when I awa ... discuss

Today was one stressful day for me! Everything that could have gone wrong did -- almost. As is my daily custom, I attended afternoon Mass. During Mass, I was experiencing the pangs of chronic pain, wh ... discuss

From: American Minute Sent: Monday, August 11, 2014 Subject: Communist goals for American schools read into Congressional Record by Rep. Herlong, 1963 American Minute with Bill Federer Co ... discuss

But Will You Recognize the Lion? "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD." Deuteronomy 6:4 You might be surprised to realize how many Christians have splintered the image of God in their minds.& ... discuss

-- Ezekiel 9:1-7; 10:18-22 Psalm 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Matthew 18:15-20 The prophet Ezekiel carried out a series of prophetic actions that lead to his vision of the departure of the Glory of the L ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 101 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1003 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for We ... discuss

At that time, Jesus spoke unto His disciplessaying: “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grainof wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remainsalone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoeverlo ... discuss

Many times, the Church paints an image of Jesus that is effeminate, weak, defeated, and docile; begging to be received by sinners.  Yet Scripture paints a different picture. It shows a God who is ... discuss

A fun Monday morning post. Recently I read R.C. Sproul, Sr.’s little booklet, What is Baptism? (Crucial Questions Series). The booklet is a helpful look at baptism, for people from a variety of ... discuss

Today is the memorial of St. Clare of Assisi.  the first woman to follow the life of radical poverty practiced by St. Francis of Assisi and founder of the Poor Clares.The Contemplative LifeW ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in various parts of the U.S. have organized efforts to pray for peace in Iraq, especially for persecuted Christians. The chairman ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you!Tonight I would like to expound briefly on the Scriptural values bearing on our discussion on immigration. You will see the the Gospel values bearing on the issue of immi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 976 Common of Virgins: 1805 Proper of Saints: 1312 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Monday, Week III, ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... discuss

Ezekiel 1:2-5, 24-28c Psalm 148:1-2, 11-12, 13, 14 Matthew 17:22-27 The word of the Lord came to the priest Ezekiel while he was in exile in Babylon, in the "land of the Chaldeans". The prophet hea ... discuss

As the Muslim thugs continue to rampage across Iraq and the Middle East and follow their demon god into the ever-lasting pit of hell fire, I am starting to wonder about just how ferociously evil and u ... discuss

Jeremiah 31:35   Thought/Prayer:  Insignificant Significance.  I Corinthians 15:41 (Pt. 5)  Thought/Prayer:  Two Glories. I Corinthians 15:41 (Pt. 4)  Thought/Prayer:& ... discuss

“Thus said the LORD, which gives the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divides the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of host ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 618 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 926 Common of Virgins: 1802 Common of One Martyr: 1731 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Psalter: Saturday, Week ... discuss

MT 17:1-9 Lord, In Your Light May We See Light Feast of the Transfiguration BY: JENNIFER BURGIN (Click Here for Readings) Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high ... discuss

(17 July 1895 – 9 August 1976) was a Lutheran theologian and author. He was considered one of the foremost confessional Lutheran theologians of the 20th century.Born in Sonnenwald, Germany, Sasse b ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 83 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 922 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Saturd ... discuss

This week really got away from me. I meant to blog all week, but we've been cleaning and decluttering and getting ready for a new school year. I bought a new bookcase, moved a bookcase to the basement ... discuss

The Transfiguration of Faith(Click here for readings) We did not follow cleverly devised mythswhen we made known to youthe power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,but we had been eyewitnesses o ... discuss

There is one glory of the sun, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differs from another star in glory.”  WEB (Read these scriptures and more at http://praye ... discuss

Far-Away Color             08-06-2014 I Corinthians 15:41 (Pt. 3) “There is one glory of the sun, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for o ... discuss

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Krista Thomas – 540-622-5272 – kthomas@hli.org | www.hli.org DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – August 6, 2014 — Emil Hagamu, regional director for Human Life I ... discuss

Contact: Greg Leininger, 210-325-5034 SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 7, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Author Greg Leininger sees a tragic neglect of the Gospel in the Church, which he attributes to narrowi ... discuss

Each year when August rolls around yet again, I reflect on August 2009. I will be sharing posts this month about that time that the Lord intervened in my heart and life and fought for me, rescued me, ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s child ... discuss

“There is one glory of the sun, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differs from another star in glory.”  WEB (Read these scriptures and more at http://pr ... discuss

Theophanes the Greek. The Transfiguration. Early 15th century.Christ's Tabor radiance is a kind of mirror in which we glimpse the glory that God wills to give his friends. The resplendence of the Tran ... discuss

To Whom Do You Belong? "Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever." I Peter 1:23 In the book of Ezra, God begins to g ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Suddenly, there were two men talking with him, ... discuss

Lord Jesus Christ, You have conquered the power of death And opened for humanity The hope of eternal life in body and soul. You granted your Mother A share in heavenly glory, And did not allow decay ... discuss

Aug 06 - Homily: Transfiguration We will share His glory if we listen to Him during our sojourn in this vale of tears. Ave Maria! Mass: Transfiguration of the Lord - Feast - Form: OF Readings: 1st: ... discuss

"The mystery of light par excellence is the Transfiguration, traditionally believed to have taken place on Mount Tabor. The glory of the Godhead shines forth from the face of Christ as the Father comm ... discuss

The Transfiguration of Jesus is an event reported by the Synoptic Gospels in which Jesus is transfigured upon a mountain (Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-8, Luke 9:28-36). Jesus becomes radiant, speaks with ... discuss

Rome, August 01, 2014 (Zenit.org)“Please stop, I ask you with all my heart, it’s time to stop. Stop, please.” Inspired by these words of Pope Francis (June 27, 2014), the internat ... discuss

“There is one glory of the sun, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differs from another star in glory.”  WEB (Read these scriptures and more at http://pr ... discuss

On March 3rd, the Rebelution blog posted an article titled “Changing the Face of Literature”. It was a popular post, drawing nearly 60 comments from a wide variety of people. No question ... discuss

There are so many things I do not understand. In the final analysis, perhaps it does not matter. The only thing that ultimately counts at the conclusion of my life is whether I loved Christ and obeyed ... discuss

Today, August 4, is the feast of St. John Mary Vianney, also known as the Cure of Ars, the patron saint of priests.Here are my fifteen favorite quotes from this precious saint:"The soul hungers for Go ... discuss

This past weekend, my husband and I had a great time at the Midwest Catholic Family Conference in Wichita, which we attend every year. Our dear friend, Br. Isaiah Viotte, CSJ (above), opened the confe ... discuss

Dear Readers, It was an abortion day Thursday July 31, 2014. Nine mothers heard our cry for mercy on the unborn victims being brought into the Building For Women for slaughter. We prayed and worshiped ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 827 Proper of Saints: 1271 Common of Pastors: 1769 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 798 ... discuss

Earlier this week I found myself combing through some favorite John Owen quotes. Owen is easily one of the most quotable Puritans (not to mention one of the most prolific with the pen!). Here ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who, according to the Gospel of John, showed favour to Jesus. He appears three times: the first is when he visits Jesus one night to listen to his teachin ... discuss

“There is one glory of the sun, another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differs from another star in glory.”  WEB (Read these scriptures and more at http://pr ... discuss

Contact: Wes Jakacki, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4320, wjakacki@christianitytoday.com CAROL STREAM, Ill., July 31, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christianity Today, the media ministry found ... discuss

Died 834. Saint Etheldritha was daughter of King Offa of the Mercians and his queen, Quindreda. She was betrothed to King Ethelbert of the East Angles, who was killed by her father's treachery.Because ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2014 – CONTACT: Krista Thomas – 540-622-5272 – kthomas@hli.org Denied accreditation in the 1990s, HLI’s pro-life, pro-family voice will now be part of UN record ... discuss

A while ago, I wrote a short article about whether or not Christians should stand up for their rights. I knew it was not exactly what most Americans idealize, but I was still surprised at the “push ... discuss

Contact: Wes Jakacki, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4320, wjakacki@christianitytoday.com CAROL STREAM, Ill., July 31, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christianity Today, the media ministry found ... discuss

Pray the following prayers once a day for 9 days.O renowned champion of the faith of Christ, most holy Saint Dominic! / You renounced the honor and dignity of an earthly principality / to embrace a po ... discuss

July 31st marks the Feast Day of St. Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits. As Pope, Benedict XVI talked about the strong spirituality of the saint, who he described as a man who always put God first.B ... discuss

Pope Francis is the most popular Jesuit in the world, but what exactly characterizes his religious Order? The charism needs to be traced back to the founder of the Society of Jesus: St. Ignatius of Lo ... discuss

Two Crowns       07-07-2014 Exodus 29:6 “And you shall put the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.”  AKJV Proverbs 17:6 “Children’s children ... discuss

Grace, mercy and peace....Dear friends in Christ, do you love the parables of Jesus like I do? Who can resist these stories which illustrate great truths about the kingdom of God? Some of them are l ... discuss

Jon Bloom, at Desiring God, points to Matthew chapter one to show us what a geneology of grace looks like. This post is beautiful – so, so beautiful…I plan to share it with the young wome ... discuss

Photo compliments of the J.C. Ryle Photo Collection. “The very things that have seemed most unfavorable to God’s people have often turned out to be for their good. What harm did the persecutio ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 553 Psalter: Wednesday, Week I, 744 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Several years ago I bought a copy of a book called Medications and Mothers Milk: A Manual of Lactational Pharmacology (Medications and Mother’s Milk). (don’t run away if you’re not i ... discuss

Martha is the sister of Mary and of Lazarus, and the hostess of Our Lord when he visited their home in Bethany. Martha was also a witness to the raising of her brother Lazarus from the dead. She had f ... discuss

"Is it such a fast that I have chosen? A day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Wilt thou call this a fast, and an acc ... discuss

Christ in the House of Mary and Martha, Jan Vermeervia WikipediaToday is Saint Martha's feast day and I still have not written anything I like better about her than this piece, which I present again.I ... discuss

TITLE: “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” +INI+ Many pulpits throughout the world have the words from our text plastered where only the preacher can see them: Sir, we wish to see Jesus. Jesus Christ, cr ... discuss

Jon Bloom, at Desiring God, points to Matthew chapter one to show us what a geneology of grace looks like. This post is beautiful – so, so beautiful…I plan to share it with the young wome ... discuss

Photo compliments of the J.C. Ryle Photo Collection. “The very things that have seemed most unfavorable to God’s people have often turned out to be for their good. What harm did the persecutio ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

I saw it the other day. I saw that thing I want, that thing I am sure I need, that thing that holds the key to my happiness. With it I will be complete. Without it I will always be lackin ... discuss

28 July AD 1750 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is acknowledged as one of the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Orphaned at the age of ten, Bach ... discuss

Johann Sebastian Bach, widely regarded as the greatest of all composers of music for Christian worship, was born in 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a family of distinguished musicians. In 1 ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man's understanding; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received boxes of them and, in sorting th ... discuss

The phrase “books on theology” scares some people. Okay, a few years ago it scared me! I thought of the hundreds of books lining the shelves of my dad’s library and all the weighty ... discuss

Today, July 25, is the feast day of St. James the Greater. St. James, known as the Greater, in order to distinguish him from the other apostle James, our Lord's cousin. St. James the Greater was ... discuss

Do you know that there have been more murders in Chicago than in all of the mass-killings throughout the United States combined? See AWR Hawkins’ report: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014 ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

All of us want the same thing.  Happiness.In fact, most of the decisions we make are in seeking out our own happiness or the happiness of others. But, we seek it in ways that sometimes don't real ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 529 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1210 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thur ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 23, 2014 / 08:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his upcoming apostolic voyage to South Korea Pope Francis is slated to meet with 20 Asian youth during the 2014 Asia Youth Day, including ... discuss

Birgitta (Bridget) Birgerstotter was born in Sweden about 1303, daughter of the governor of the province of Uppland. As a child, she began to have dreams about the suffering of Christ. She was married ... discuss

On July 23, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, who was a widow and Third Order Franciscan (1303 – 1373). She is one of the most prominent women of the Christian Mid ... discuss

St. Mary Magdalene Originally uploaded by clarkvrFather,your Son first entrusted to Mary Magdalenethe joyful news of his resurrection.By her prayers and examplemay we proclaim Christ as our living Lo ... discuss

by Father Peter West and Chris Morales   – Liveliness best describes the scene of arrival for the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Lincoln, Nebraska. The state derived its name from t ... discuss

21 July, Old Testament Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, was a priest, called by God to be a prophet to the exiles during the Babylonian captivity (Ezekiel 1:3). In 597 B.C. King Nebuchadnezzar and the Babyl ... discuss

The following is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Marie Hickman and to all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence in the Lord's loving care.Text ... discuss

At Baptism we were marked with the cross to indicate that we belong to Christ. We have His brand on us.  Through His death He has redeemed us from death and given us eternal life with Him in the ... discuss

[This is the last installment of a Facebook post by a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work, such as replacing straight quotes with “smart quotes”, justifica ... discuss

July 17th, besides being the Feast of St. Alexius (III Class), is dedicated to the Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary in some parts of the world.The following is taken from Father Lawrence G. Lovasik ... discuss

"We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised." I Corinthians 4:10 Some weeks ago, I asked the Lord, "When are you ... discuss

We now know of 55 abortion centers that have closed their doors and left town in locations where 40 Days for Life prayer vigils have been held! Will your city be next? If you’re ready … ap ... discuss

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to preach on one of my favorite psalms, Psalm 45. It was a joy to delve into the depths of this very rich Messianic psalm. If you don’t have time to liste ... discuss

'If God seems slow in responding, it is because He is preparing a better gift. He will not deny us. God withholds what you are not yet ready for. He wants you to have a lively desire for His greates ... discuss

Battlefield Mass: Korean WarWhen I saw For Greater Glory a couple of years ago, I was struck by the scenes showing the Cristeros at worship in their desert hideaways.  The priest at the alta ... discuss

Applications to lead a 40 Days for Life campaign  from September 24 to November 2 are open until July 22 … and have they been pouring in! If you’re ready to lead a campaign, you can apply ... discuss

As I prayed the other morning, I said, "I don't care what anyone else is doing or not doing.  It doesn't matter.  Lord, put me in my place."As soon as those last words were out of my mouth, ... discuss

I am not a hero.I can tell you that this will be absolutely no surprise, I'm sure, to all of my friends and family. Rather, the opposite is likely true. Were you to ask my wife, my pare ... discuss

Question: "Why was God so irate with David for taking a census of Israel?  Does it have anything to do with the law in Exodus 30:12 about the census offering?"The passage in 2nd Samuel (2nd Kings ... discuss

Pope Francis will be welcomed to the Holy Land by Israel on May 25, 2014.  His visit will, no doubt, be touted by the press as a renewed call for peace and reconciliation among the diverse and ... discuss

I am including blog posts that I wrote during my pregnancy in Lily's scrapbook. I just added a post that I wrote on November 18, 2009 called "Life, What a Beautiful Choice" to the scrapbook.I am so th ... discuss

he seventh anniversary of the publishing of Summorum Pontificum, the long-awaited motu proprio of Pope Benedict XVI replacing all former "indults" and freeing the Mass of All Times, the Traditional ... discuss

Pentecost 4Romans 7:14-25St. John's Lutheran Church, Beloit, WI“Who will rescue me?”The Christian life is a life of conflict. We are at war. The battle is for the ultimate prize, your eternal so ... discuss

6 July, Old Testament Isaiah son of Amoz is considered to be the greatest of the writing prophets and is quoted in the New Testament more than any other Old Testament prophet. His name means "Yahweh ... discuss

Today is the traditional Octave Day of Ss Peter and Paul according to the pre-1955 Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar. This Octave was eliminated in the 1955 reforms; however, those attached to the ... discuss

There is a gorgeous tomato on one of the vines. It was green yesterday and today it's red, though it could stand another day on the vine.Do I allow it to ripen to perfection, and thereby risk letting ... discuss

Question: "The last paragraph in the Akathist to the Kursk Root icon says: "...for we have no other help beside thee, no other intercessor, nor gracious comforter but thee, O Mother of God, to preserv ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Marvin Jones • Publisher: Christian Focus (2014) • Format: paperback • Page Count: 176 • ISBN#: 9781781913024 • List Price: $11.99 • Rating: Recommended Bl ... discuss

I had a conversation with the Lord last week about some situations with which we are dealing in our lives.  I asked the Lord, "God, I just don't understand the purpose behind all of this and why ... discuss

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. Christ, graciously ... discuss

2 July, New Testament (One Year Lectionary) This major Christological feast commemorates the joyous visit Mary paid to her relative (probably her cousin) Elizabeth, following The Annunciation. Inspir ... discuss

I'm pretty sure y'all know by now who this man isSweet hubbyHe's an awesome husband.A great father to many:And a child of God who gently guides and leads his children down that narrow path, daily.He's ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 10:34-42In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.It is often believed in America that a healthy relationship is one that has all sorts of happin ... discuss

The Institution for the Feast of the Sacred Heart was a result of the appearances of our Lord to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in 1675. St. Margaret Mary suffered contempt from many people who refused to ... discuss

Those who visit this blog regularly probably have noticed that I have become a staunch advocate of reformed theology here on Jordan's View. The transition was gradual-- I went from being charismatica ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

"Nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me"  - Galatians 2:20When he says: “Nevertheless, I live,” this sounds rather personal, as though Paul were speaking of his own person. T ... discuss

Ours is an age of conferences. Dozens of conferences vie for our attention, from a variety of ministries. For those who cannot attend, livestreaming is a way to experience the thrill from afar. Anoth ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

So far in this series on the rapture, we’ve introduced the subject, explained the basic differences between the Pre-Tribulational and Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church, and looked at ... discuss

A few years ago, a young lady we knew got saved and went off to college.  In her college town, there was a woman who led a church with whom she got involved.  Before you know it, the young g ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. So the childhood saying goes. But I found it to be hollow, when I was teased as a child. Names hurt. The ridicule of man has an ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Jesus said to his disciples:'In praying, do not babble like the pagans,who think that they will be he ... discuss

Every time I think that Michael Voris can't get any more radical than he is, he surprises me. Now he has actually called for Catholics to stop financially supporting their churches and dioceses.In a r ... discuss

Previously, I began this series with an introduction to the issue, and a look at the differences between the Pre-Tribulational and the Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church. “RaptureR ... discuss

Do you remember the lyrics to that old hymn, "When we all get to Heaven?"Those words are flowing through my mind and I am singing them loud and proud.  ♪ ♫ "What a day of rejoicing it will be ... discuss

This is an excerpt from a recent newsletter by CatechismClass.com.  I recommend this CD of theres:We are very pleased to now provide a series of talks given by His Excellency Bishop Robert Vasa, ... discuss

July 4th Patriotic Music  Our Flag ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

As faith responds positively to the promise, it embraces this promise and clings to the one who made the promise.  Here Luther likened faith to a wedding ring by which the Christian becomes joine ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Paul E. Miller   • Category: Christian Living   • Book Publisher: Crossway (2014)   • Page ... discuss

  There is a  great book titled, “In the Arms of Mary” I had purched to give as  presents, although I had never read it.  With forwards by four Cardinals and raves by th ... discuss

In October of 1956 my grandfather Des Nichols, a life-long resident of Rockton himself, attended an auction at the homestead of a Rockton pioneer family, the old Clizbe place at the corner of Clizbe A ... discuss

Text:  John 7:37-39a and Acts 2:1-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day where we hear about the amazing events recorded i ... discuss

Conversion of the Paravars of IndiaPrayer of St. Francis Xavier, Apostle to the Far East, for UnbelieversAeterne rerum omnium effector Deus, memento abs te animas infidelium procreatas, easque ad imag ... discuss

“You will have to manage without pocket-handkerchiefs, and a good many other things, before you get to the journey’s end.” (*The Hobbit*, 35) This is my favorite quote from J.R.R. Tolkien’s *T ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

Text: John 17:1-11In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Glory: it is a word that communicates beauty, splendor, majesty, and nobility. The word glory is typic ... discuss

I graduated from college about a year and a half ago, so by now I definitely know all about how life works and I’m able to pass on my infinite wisdom to this year’s grads. I’m kidding, of course ... discuss

Worship Warfare on the Sidewalk – It seems the forces of darkness are increasing in strength as the lies of death and deception from Satan are increasingly embraced and the truth of life and salvat ... discuss

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... discuss

I say this every year, but that's just because it is always true. First is Easter, then is Christmas, then is ... my birthday!Some people ignore their birthdays or don't want much fuss made. Not me. E ... discuss

25 May AD 735 Today marks the heavenly birthday of Bede (pronounced BĒD). Since his commemoration often falls near the end of Eastertide, it's quite likely that many Christians have close famili ... discuss




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