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Numbers 4:1-4:20

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying: Take a [separate] census of the Kohathites among the Levites, by the clans of their ancestral house, from the age of thirty years up to the age of fifty, all who are […]

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Daily Inspiration for May 31, 2008

posted by sandrews

Worrying is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere. –Unknown

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Christian Wisdom for May 31 2008

posted by sandrews

Unless humility precede, accompany, and follow all the good we accomplish, unless we keep our eyes fixed on it, pride will snatch everything right out of our hands. –Augustine of Hippo

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Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_31.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Zephaniah 3:14-18a or Romans 12:9-16 Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Luke 1:39-56 To read the text for […]

Matthew 13:36-43

posted by Jana Melpolder

[36] Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field. [37] He answered and said unto them, He that soweth […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, May 31, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 13:36-43 36 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples approached him, saying, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds of the field.” 37 He answered, “The one who sows the good seed […]

Numbers 3:40-3:51

posted by rphillips

The Lord said to Moses: Record every first-born male of the Israelite people from the age of one month up, and make a list of their names; and take the Levites for Me, the Lord, in place of every first-born […]

Daily Inspiration for May 30, 2008

posted by sandrews

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up. –Jesse Jackson

Christian Wisdom for May 30 2008

posted by sandrews

The word of God hidden in the heart is a stubborn voice to suppress. –Billy Graham

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_30.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Deuteronomy 7:6-11 Responsorial Psalm: 103:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8, 10 Reading II: 1 John 4:7-16 Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:25-30 To read […]

Matthew 13:31-35

posted by Jana Melpolder

[31] Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: [32] Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, May 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 13:31-35 31 He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; 32 it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown […]

Numbers 3:14-3:39

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, saying: Record the Levites by ancestral house and by clan; record every male among them from the age of one month up. So Moses recorded them at the command of […]

Daily Inspiration for May 29, 2008

posted by sandrews

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. –Franklin D. Roosevelt

Christian Wisdom for May 29 2008

posted by sandrews

Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn. –Charles Wesley

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_29.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: 1 Peter 2:2-5, 9-12 Responsorial Psalm: 100:2, 3, 4, 5 Gospel Reading: Mark 10:46-52 To read the text for today’s […]

Matthew 13:24-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[24] Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: [25] But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, May 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 13:24-30 24 He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, […]

Numbers 3:1-3:13

posted by rphillips

This is the line of Aaron and Moses at the time that the Lord spoke with Moses on Mount Sinai. These were the names of Aaron’s sons: Nadab, the first-born, and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar; those were the names of […]

Daily Inspiration for May 28, 2008

posted by sandrews

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. –Indira Gandhi

Christian Wisdom for May 28 2008

posted by sandrews

Progress in the Christian life is exactly equal to the growing knowledge we gain of the Triune God in personal experience. –A.W. Tozer

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_28.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: 1 Peter 1:18-25 Responsorial Psalm: 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20 Gospel Reading: Mark 10:32-45 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 12:43-50

posted by Jana Melpolder

[43] When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none. [44] Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, May 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 12:43-50 43 “When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it wanders through waterless regions looking for a resting place, but it finds none. 44 Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I […]

Numbers 2:1-2:34

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying: The Israelites shall camp each with his standard, under the banners of their ancestral house; they shall camp around the Tent of Meeting at a distance. Camped on the front, or east […]

Daily Inspiration for May 27, 2008

posted by sandrews

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. –Will Rogers

Christian Wisdom for May 27 2008

posted by sandrews

We fail in our duty to study God’s Word not so much because it is difficult to understand, not so much because it is dull and boring, but because it is work. Our problem is not a lack of intelligence […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_27.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: 1 Peter 1:10-16 Responsorial Psalm: 98:1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4 Gospel Reading: Mark 10:28-31 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 12:33-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[33] Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit. [34] O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, May 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 12:33-42 33 “Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit. 34 You brood of vipers! How can you speak good things, […]

Numbers 1:20-1:54

posted by rphillips

They totaled as follows: The descendants of Reuben, Israel’s first-born, the registration of the clans of their ancestral house, as listed by name, head by head, all males aged twenty years and over, all who were able to bear arms–those […]

Daily Inspiration for May 26, 2008

posted by sandrews

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. –Coach Paul “”Bear”” Bryant

Christian Wisdom for May 26 2008

posted by sandrews

Our father’s God, to thee. Author of liberty. To thee we sing. Long may our land be bright. With freedom’s holy light. Protect us by thy might. Great God our King. –The Rev. Samuel Francis Smith

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_26.MP3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: 1 Peter 1:3-9 Responsorial Psalm: 111:1-2, 5-6, 9 and 10c Gospel Reading: Mark 10:17-27 To read the text for today’s […]

Pray for Lily G.

posted by nsymmonds

A 6-year-old girl was hit by a car while she was riding her bike. –from SoCo Add your prayers now

Matthew 12:22-32

posted by Jana Melpolder

[22] Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spake and saw. [23] And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, May 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 12:22-32 22 Then they brought to him a demoniac who was blind and mute; and he cured him, so that the one who had been mute could speak and see. 23 All the crowds were amazed and said, “Can […]

Numbers 1:1-1:19

posted by rphillips

On the first day of the second month, in the second year following the exodus from the land of Egypt, the Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the Tent of Meeting, saying: Take a census of […]

Daily Inspiration for May 25, 2008

posted by sandrews

Without the rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Christian Wisdom for May 25 2008

posted by sandrews

Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother. –Mark 3:35 (Revised Standard Version)

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_25.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a Responsorial Psalm: 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20 Reading II: 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 Gospel Reading: John 6:51-58 To read the […]

Pray for Constance B.

posted by nsymmonds

“My 24-year-old daughter Constance is recovering from a coma and traumatic brain injury.” –from noliev Add your prayers now

Luke 10:25-28, 38-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[25] And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? [26] He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? [27] And he answering said, […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, May 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 10:25-28, 38-42 25 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” […]

Leviticus 27:29-27:34

posted by rphillips

No human being who has been proscribed can be ransomed: he shall be put to death. All tithes from the land, whether seed from the ground or fruit from the tree, are the Lord’s; they are holy to the Lord. […]

Daily Inspiration for May 24, 2008

posted by sandrews

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior. –Sir Francis

Christian Wisdom for May 24 2008

posted by sandrews

Cast yourself in the arms of God and be very sure that if He wants anything of you, He will fit you for the work and give you strength. –St. Philip Neri

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_24.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 5:13-20 Responsorial Psalm: 141:1-2, 3 and 8 Gospel Reading: Mark 10:13-16 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Pray for Jared P.

posted by nsymmonds

Jared and I have been together for three years and I can’t imagine my life without him. He deployed to Iraq January 6th 2008. –from kberst Add your prayers now

Matthew 12:15-21

posted by Jana Melpolder

[15] But when Jesus knew it, he withdrew himself from thence: and great multitudes followed him, and he healed them all; [16] And charged them that they should not make him known: [17] That it might be fulfilled which was […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, May 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 12:15-21 15 When Jesus became aware of this, he departed. Many crowdsa followed him, and he cured all of them, 16 and he ordered them not to make him known. 17 This was to fulfill what had been spoken […]

Leviticus 27:22-27:28

posted by rphillips

If he consecrates to the Lord land that he purchased, which is not land of his holding, the priest shall compute for him the proportionate assessment up to the jubilee year, and he shall pay the assessment as of that […]

Daily Inspiration for May 23, 2008

posted by sandrews

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. –T.S. Eliot

Christian Wisdom for May 23 2008

posted by sandrews

When you are arguing against Him, you are arguing against the very power that makes you able to argue at all. –C.S. Lewis

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_23.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 5:9-12 Responsorial Psalm: 103:1-2, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12 Gospel Reading: Mark 10:1-12 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Pray for Ali Y.

posted by nsymmonds

“I have a gambling and spending addiction that has put my entire family in jeopardy.” –from samandali Add your prayers now

Matthew 12:1-14

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat. [2] But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, May 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 12:1-14 1 At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the sabbath; his disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. 2 When the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, “Look, […]

Leviticus 27:16-27:21

posted by rphillips

If anyone consecrates to the Lord any land that he holds, its assessment shall be in accordance with its seed requirement: fifty shekels of silver to a homer of barley seed. If he consecrates his land as of the jubilee […]

Daily Inspiration for May 22, 2008

posted by sandrews

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

Christian Wisdom for May 22 2008

posted by sandrews

Joy can only be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness. –Leonard Tolstoy

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_22.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 5:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: 49:14-15ab, 15cd-16, 17-18, 19-20 Gospel Reading: Mark 9:41-50 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Pray for D.S.

posted by nsymmonds

I am a single parent, I am being evicted, and I have a 16-year-old whom I just found out is pregnant –from angelx961 Add your prayers now

Matthew 11:25-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[25] At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. [26] Even so, Father: for […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, May 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 11:25-30 25 At that time Jesus said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants; 26 yes, Father, for such […]

Leviticus 27:1-27:15

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: When anyone explicitly vows to the Lord the equivalent for a human being, the following scale shall apply: If it is a male from twenty […]

Daily Inspiration for May 21, 2008

posted by sandrews

Man can live for about forty days without food, and about three days without water, about eight minutes without air … but only for one second without hope. –Hal Lindsey

Christian Wisdom for May 21 2008

posted by sandrews

He does not believe, that does not live according to his belief. –Thomas Fuller

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_21.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 4:13-17 Responsorial Psalm: 49:2-3, 6-7, 8-10, 11 Gospel Reading: Mark 9:38-40 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 11:16-24

posted by Jana Melpolder

[16] But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows, [17] And saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, May 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 11:16-24 16 “But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to one another, 17 ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we wailed, and you […]

Leviticus 26:10-26:46

posted by rphillips

You shall eat old grain long stored, and you shall have to clear out the old to make room for the new. I will establish My abode in your midst, and I will not spurn you. I will be ever […]

Daily Inspiration for May 20, 2008

posted by sandrews

When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows and look out upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Christian Wisdom for May 20 2008

posted by sandrews

We cannot but admit that not even the least thing takes place unless it is ordered by God. For who have ever been so concerned and curious as to find out how much hair he has on his head? There […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_20.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 4:1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 55:7-8, 9-10a, 10b-11a, 23 Gospel Reading: Mark 9:30-37 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 11:7-15

posted by Jana Melpolder

[7] And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? [8] But what went ye out for to see? A man […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, May 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 11:7-15 7 As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? 8 What then did you go out […]

Leviticus 26:6-26:9

posted by rphillips

I will grant peace in the land, and you shall lie down untroubled by anyone; I will give the land respite from vicious beasts, and no sword shall cross your land. You shall give chase to your enemies, and they […]

Daily Inspiration for May 19, 2008

posted by sandrews

Every new day begins with possibilities. It’s up to us to fill it with the things that move us toward progress and peace. –Ronald Reagan

Christian Wisdom for May 19 2008

posted by sandrews

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. –John Ciardi

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_19.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 3:13-18 Responsorial Psalm: 19:8, 9, 10, 15 Gospel Reading: Mark 9:14-29 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 11:1-6

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and to preach in their cities. [2] Now when John had heard in the prison the works of […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, May 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 11:1-6 1 Now when Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and proclaim his message in their cities. 2 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word […]

Leviticus 26:3-26:5

posted by rphillips

If you follow My laws and faithfully observe My commandments, I will grant your rains in their season, so that the earth shall yield its produce and the trees of the field their fruit. Your threshing shall overtake the vintage, […]

Daily Inspiration for May 18, 2008

posted by sandrews

We expect more of ourselves than we have any right to. –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Christian Wisdom for May 18 2008

posted by sandrews

The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened. –Matthew 13:33 (Revised Standard Version)

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_18.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9 Responsorial Psalm: Daniel 3:52, 53, 54, 55, 56 Reading II: 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Gospel Reading: John 3:16-18 […]

John 1:29-34

posted by Jana Melpolder

[29] The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. [30] This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, May 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 1:29-34 29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes a […]

Leviticus 25:47-26:2

posted by rphillips

If a resident alien among you has prospered, and your kinsman being in straits, comes under his authority and gives himself over to the resident alien among you, or to an offshoot of an alien’s family, he shall have the […]

Daily Inspiration for May 17, 2008

posted by sandrews

Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but moments. –Rose Kennedy

Christian Wisdom for May 17 2008

posted by sandrews

God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them. –Saint Augustine of Hippo

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_17.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 3:1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 12:2-3, 4-5, 7-8 Gospel Reading: Mark 9:2-13 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Matthew 10:34-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[34] Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. [35] For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, May 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 10:34-42 34 “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35 For I have come to set a man against his father, and a […]

Leviticus 25:39-25:46

posted by rphillips

If your kinsman under you continues in straits and must give himself over to you, do not subject him to the treatment of a slave. He shall remain with you as a hired or bound laborer; he shall serve with […]

Daily Inspiration for May 16, 2008

posted by sandrews

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures. –Horace Greeley

Christian Wisdom for May 16 2008

posted by sandrews

Remember, sinner, it is not your hold of Christ that saves you — it is Christ. –C.H. Spurgeon

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_16.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: James 2:14-24, 26 Responsorial Psalm: 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Mark 8:34–9:1 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 10:24-33

posted by Jana Melpolder

[24] The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord. [25] It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, May 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 10:24-33 24 “A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; 25 it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the master […]

Leviticus 25:29-25:38

posted by rphillips

If a man sells a dwelling house in a walled city, it may be redeemed until a year has elapsed since its sale; the redemption period shall be a year. If it is not redeemed before a full year has […]

Daily Inspiration for May 15, 2008

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Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe. –Tao Te Ching

Christian Wisdom for May 15 2008

posted by sandrews

It is generally true that all that is required to make men unmindful of what they owe God for any blessing is that they should receive that blessing often and regularly. –Richard Whately

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Matthew 10:16-23

posted by Jana Melpolder

[16] Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. [17] But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, May 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 10:16-23 16 “See, I am sending you out like sheep into the midst of wolves; so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. 17 Beware of them, for they will hand you over to councils and flog you […]

Leviticus 25:25-25:28

posted by rphillips

If your kinsman is in straits and has to sell part of his holding, his nearest redeemer shall come and redeem what his kinsman has sold. If a man has no one to redeem for him, but prospers and acquires […]

Daily Inspiration for May 14, 2008

posted by sandrews

There are men who hate me; Let me love them. There are men I have wronged; Let them forgive me. –Saying of the Dinka Tribe

Christian Wisdom for May 14 2008

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Simplicity towards God consists in seeking him only in all our actions. –St. Jane Frances de Chantal

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Matthew 10:5-15

posted by Jana Melpolder

[5] These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: [6] But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 10:5-15 5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Go nowhere among the Gentiles, and enter no town of the Samaritans, 6 but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 7 As you […]

Leviticus 25:19-25:24

posted by rphillips

The land shall yield its fruit and you shall eat your fill, and you shall live upon it in security. And should you ask, “What are we to eat in the seventh year, if we may neither sow nor gather […]

Daily Inspiration for May 13, 2008

posted by sandrews

Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. –Emily Dickinson

Christian Wisdom for May 13 2008

posted by sandrews

When we fail to wait prayerfully for God’s guidance and strength, we are saying with our actions if not our lips, that we do not need him. –Charles Hummel

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Matthew 9:35-10:4

posted by Jana Melpolder

[35] And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. [36] But when he saw the multitudes, he was […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, May 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 9:35-10:4 35 Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion […]

Leviticus 25:14-25:18

posted by rphillips

When you sell property to your neighbor, or buy any from your neighbor, you shall not wrong one another.In buying from your neighbor, you shall deduct only for the number of years since the jubilee; and in selling to you, […]

Daily Inspiration for May 12, 2008

posted by sandrews

In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you. –Mortimer J. Adler

Christian Wisdom for May 12 2008

posted by sandrews

We are told that Christ was killed for us, that His death has washed out our sins, and that by dying He disabled death itself…That is Christianity. That is what has to be believed. –C.S. Lewis, “”Mere Christianity””

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Matthew 9:27-34

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy on us. [28] And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, May 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 9:27-34 27 As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, crying loudly, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!” 28 When he entered the house, the blind men came to him; and Jesus said to them, […]

Leviticus 25:1-25:13

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai: Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: When you enter the land that I assign to you, the land shall observe a sabbath of the Lord. Six years you may […]

Daily Inspiration for May 11, 2008

posted by sandrews

We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same. –Carlos Castaneda

Christian Wisdom for May 11 2008

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All my words that I shall speak to you receive in your heart, and hear with your ears. –Ezekiel 3:10b (Revised Standard Version)

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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John 4:19-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[19] The woman saith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet. [20] Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. [21] Jesus saith unto her, […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, May 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 4:19-26 19 The woman said to him, “Sir, I see that you are a prophet. 20 Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem.” 21 Jesus said to […]

Leviticus 24:1-24:23

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Command the Israelite people to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. Aaron shall set them up in the Tent of Meeting outside the curtain of the Pact […]

Daily Inspiration for May 10, 2008

posted by sandrews

Every man has three characters: that which he shows, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has. –Alphonse Karr

Christian Wisdom for May 10 2008

posted by sandrews

God never promises to remove us from our struggles. He does promise, however, to change the way we look at them. –Max Lucado

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter Mass in the Morning <a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_10 VIGIL.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31 Responsorial Psalm: 11:4, 5 and […]

Matthew 9:18-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[18] While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live. [19] And Jesus arose, […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, May 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 9:18-26 18 While he was saying these things to them, suddenly a leader of the synagogue came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died; but come and lay your hand on her, and she will […]

Leviticus 23:33-23:44

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Say to the Israelite people: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month there shall be the Feast of Booths to the Lord, [to last] seven days. The first day shall be a sacred […]

Daily Inspiration for May 9, 2008

posted by sandrews

We ask ourselves, “”Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?”” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. –Marianne Williamson

Christian Wisdom for May 9 2008

posted by sandrews

Sometimes the Lord rides out the storm with us and other times He calms the restless sea around us. Most of all, He calms the storm inside us in our deepest inner soul. –Lloyd John Ogilvie

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Matthew 9:9-17

posted by Jana Melpolder

[9] And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. [10] And it came to pass, as […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, May 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 9:9-17 9 As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. 10 And as he sat at dinner […]

Leviticus 23:23-23:32

posted by rphillips

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the Israelite people thus: In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe complete rest, a sacred occasion commemorated with loud blasts. You shall not work at […]

Daily Inspiration for May 8, 2008

posted by sandrews

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. –Neil Armstrong

Christian Wisdom for May 8 2008

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I have found that there are three stages in every great work of God: first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done. –Hudson Taylor

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Tabatha A.

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Trying to conceive for the last four years. –from tabatha8 Add your prayers now

Matthew 9:1-8

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. [2] And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, May 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 9:1-8 1 And after getting into a boat he crossed the sea and came to his own town. 2 And just then some people were carrying a paralyzed man lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, he […]

Joke of the Day for May 7, 2008

posted by rphillips

A Twist on ‘Oy Vey!’ Q: Have you heard the new Jews for Jesus prayer? A: Oy vey, Maria!

Daily Inspiration for May 7, 2008

posted by sandrews

If I have seen farther than other men it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. –Isaac Newton

Christian Wisdom for May 7 2008

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My only hope is that I shall be clothed with the righteousness of Jesus Christ. –M. Lloyd-Jones

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Paty S.

posted by nsymmonds

“Please pray that I can find a way to get through some challenging issues facing my family.” –from GM Add your prayers now

Matthew 8:28-34

posted by Jana Melpolder

[28] And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. [29] […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, May 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 8:28-34 28 When he came to the other side, to the country of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs coming out of the tombs met him. They were so fierce that no one could pass that way. 29 Suddenly they shouted, […]

Daily Inspiration for May 6, 2008

posted by sandrews

Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away. –Elvis Presley

Christian Wisdom for May 6 2008

posted by sandrews

It is such a folly to pass one’s time fretting, instead of resting quietly on the heart of Jesus. –St. Therese of Lisieux

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Kaleb O.

posted by nsymmonds

He was born four months premature and is now in the intensive care unit –from reefdaddy Add your prayers now

Matthew 8:18-27

posted by Jana Melpolder

[18] Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side. [19] And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. [20] And Jesus saith […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, May 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 8:18-27 18 Now when Jesus saw great crowds around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side. 19 A scribe then approached and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” 20 And Jesus said […]

Daily Inspiration for May 5, 2008

posted by sandrews

Hope arouses, as nothing else can arouse, a passion for the possible. –William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

Christian Wisdom for May 5 2008

posted by sandrews

The care of another–even material, bodily care–is spiritual in essence. Bread for myself is a material question; bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one. –Jacques Maritain

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Josh G.

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7-year-old diabetic with Aspergers –from AndiQ Add your prayers now

Matthew 8:5-17

posted by Jana Melpolder

[5] And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, [6] And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. [7] And Jesus saith unto him, I will come […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, May 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 8:5-17 5 When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him 6 and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible distress.” 7 And he said to him, “I will come and cure […]

Daily Inspiration for May 4, 2008

posted by sandrews

They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing. –Hindu Proverb

Christian Wisdom for May 4 2008

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Follow me and I will make you become fishers of men. –Mark 1:17

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Antoine C.

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“Please join me in prayer for the safe return of my son and all of those who are fighting in Iraq and all other wars connected to Iraq.” –from aprecious1 Add your prayers now

Matthew 10:17-24

posted by Jana Melpolder

[17] But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues; [18] And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, May 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 10:17-24 17 Beware of them, for they will hand you over to councils and flog you in their synagogues; 18 and you will be dragged before governors and kings because of me, as a testimony to them and the […]

Daily Inspiration for May 3, 2008

posted by sandrews

Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn’t be done. –Sam Ewing

Christian Wisdom for May 3 2008

posted by sandrews

A man may be theologically knowing and spiritually ignorant. –Stephen Charnock

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Ivan and Dellarene B.

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“Ivan is in a coma.” –from Kaycera Add your prayers now

Matthew 7:28-8:4

posted by Jana Melpolder

[28] And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: [29] For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. [1] When he was come down from […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday May 3, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 7:28 – 8:4 28 Now when Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were astounded at his teaching, 29 for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes. 1 When Jesus had come down […]

Daily Inspiration for May 2, 2008

posted by sandrews

There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely. –Ugo Betti

Christian Wisdom for May 2 2008

posted by sandrews

Beauty is the gift of God. –Aristotle

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Pray for Scott S.

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“Lover, son, and loyal friend has lost his will to live.” –from mystic.dragon9 Add your prayers now

Matthew 7:22-27

posted by Jana Melpolder

[22] Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? [23] And then will I profess […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, May 2, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 7:22-27 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many deeds of power in your name?’ 23 Then I will […]

Daily Inspiration for May 1 2008

posted by sandrews

Humility, like darkness, reveals the heavenly lights. –Henry David Thoreau

Christian Wisdom for May 1 2008

posted by sandrews

After all it is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life. –Evelyn Underhill

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

The Ascension of the Lord <a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_05_01 ASCENSION.mp3','Beliefnet presents today\'s lectionary reading fromthe United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’,’/imgs/avplayer/player_bibleaudiofeed.jpg’,’320′,’240′);”>Hear Today’s Lectionary Reading Reading I: Acts 1:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 Reading II: Ephesians 1:17-23 Gospel Reading: Matthew […]

Pray for Jody K.

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She is losing hope and faith. –from Ranada Add your prayers now

Matthew 28:16-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[16] Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. [17] And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted. [18] And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, May 1, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 28:16-20 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority […]

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