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Daily Inspiration for July 31, 2008

posted by sandrews

Do or do not. There is no try. –Yoda, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

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Christian Wisdom for July 31 2008

posted by sandrews

Get in touch with who you are. Lead with your own unique style. Be yourself and let God use you. –Rick Warren

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Today’s Eco Tip for July 31, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Grocery bags have a ton of different uses. Instead of throwing them away, use them to carry your lunch in, line your wastepaper baskets, pack your toiletries, and carry clothes and bathing suits to and from the gym.

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Oh God, You Are Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

Oh God, You are peace. From you comes peace, To you returns peace. Revive us with a salutation of peace, And lead us to your abode of peace.

Gospel Reading for Thursday, July 31, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 27:55-66 55 Many women were also there, looking on from a distance; they had followed Jesus from Galilee and had provided for him. 56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 18:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: 146:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6ab Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:47-53 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Matthew 27:55-66

posted by Jana Melpolder

[55] And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him: [56] Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee’s children. [57] When the […]

Daily Inspiration for July 30, 2008

posted by sandrews

It may be that those who do most, dream most. –Stephen Leacock

Christian Wisdom for July 30 2008

posted by sandrews

God doesn’t just give us grace. He gives us Jesus, the Lord of grace. –Joni Eareckson Tada

Today’s Eco Tip for July 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Always look for non-aerosol options for hairspray, deodorant, and other sprays. However, if you must buy aerosol products, make sure to always completely empty them – and then recycle the cans!

Thank You for My Voice

posted by Jana Melpolder

Today, I thank God for the gift of my voice. Let my vocal gifts be a living illustration of God’s generosity. Let all who hear it, hear the voice of the Father. May my words, sung, spoken, or whispered be […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, July 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 27:45-54 45 From noon on, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. 46 And about three o’clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 15:10, 16-21 Responsorial Psalm: 59:2-3, 4, 10-11, 17, 18 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:44-46 To read the text for today’s […]

Matthew 27:45-54

posted by Jana Melpolder

[45] Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. [46] And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, […]

Daily Inspiration for July 29, 2008

posted by sandrews

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. –William Jennings Bryan

Christian Wisdom for July 29 2008

posted by sandrews

The gospel alone is sufficient to rule the lives of Christians everywhere…any additional rules made to govern men’s conduct added nothing to the perfection already found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. –John Wycliffe

Today’s Eco Tip for July 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy compact fluorescent light bulbs. They use less energy than regular bulbs, and last ten times as long. If you prefer softer lighting, use lampshades to diffuse the light!

Prayer for Happiness

posted by Jana Melpolder

And may the sovereign Good be ours! According as one desires bliss may one receive bliss Through Thy most far-seeing Spirit, O Lord, The wonders of the Good Mind which Thou wilt give as righteousness, With the joy of long […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, July 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 27:32-44 32 As they went out, they came upon a man from Cyrene named Simon; they compelled this man to carry his cross. 33 And when they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull), […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 14:17-22 Responsorial Psalm: 79:8, 9, 11 and 13 Gospel Reading: John 11:19-27 or Luke 10:38-42 To read the text […]

Matthew 27:32-44

posted by Jana Melpolder

[32] And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross. [33] And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of […]

Daily Inspiration for July 28, 2008

posted by sandrews

Truth, like surgery, may hurt, but it cures. –Han Suyin

Christian Wisdom for July 28 2008

posted by sandrews

Pain is never permanent. –St. Teresa of Avila

When Two Souls Find Each Other

posted by Jana Melpolder

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are designed to be together find each other, their streams of light flow together and a single, brighter light goes forth from […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, July 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 27:24-31 24 So when Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took some water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 13:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:18-19, 20, 21 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:31-35 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 27:24-31

posted by Jana Melpolder

[24] When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to […]

Daily Inspiration for July 27, 2008

posted by sandrews

Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard. –Standing Bear

Christian Wisdom for July 27 2008

posted by sandrews

Why are you afraid? Have you no faith? –Mark 4:40 (Revised Standard Version)

Prayer for Healing

posted by Jana Melpolder

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. source: The Bible (King James […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, July 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 2:23-28 23 One sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what is not lawful […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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 Kings 3:5, 7-12 Responsorial Psalm: 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130 Reading II: Romans 8:28-30 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:44-52 or […]

Mark 2:23-28

posted by Jana Melpolder

[23] And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn. [24] And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do […]

Numbers 35:16-36:13

posted by mconsoli

If he struck him with a stone tool that could cause death, and death resulted, he is a murderer; the murderer must be put to death. imilarly, if the object with which he struck him was a wooden tool that […]

Daily Inspiration for July 26, 2008

posted by sandrews

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. –Joseph Campbell

Christian Wisdom for July 26 2008

posted by sandrews

Worship is the intentional attitudes and actions of focusing on God…It grows out of the foundational motive of deep and wonder-based gratitude to God for His salvaging and sustaining us. –Byron Spradlin

Prayer for Those In Despair

posted by Jana Melpolder

Send your life-giving Spirit upon those who despair of living, O generous and loving God. If it is your will, let them find rest from their labors that they may have peace. If there is a call they have not […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, July 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 27:11-23 11 Now Jesus stood before the governor; and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You say so.” 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he did […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 7:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 84:3, 4, 5-6a and 8a, 11 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:24-30 To read the text for today’s […]

Matthew 27:11-23

posted by Jana Melpolder

[11] And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest. [12] And when he was accused of the chief priests and elders, he […]

Numbers 34:16-35:15

posted by mconsoli

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: These are the names of the men through whom the land shall be apportioned for you: Eleazar the priest and Joshua son of Nun. And you shall also take a chieftain from each tribe […]

Daily Inspiration for July 25, 2008

posted by sandrews

Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt. –Motto of the Special Olympics

Christian Wisdom for July 25 2008

posted by sandrews

Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us. –John Stott

Giving Thanks to HaShem

posted by Jana Melpolder

Open to me the gates of righteousness; I will enter into them, I will give thanks unto HaShem. This is the gate of HaShem; the righteous shall enter into it. I will give thanks unto Thee, for Thou hast answered […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, July 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 27:1-10 1 When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus in order to bring about his death. 2 They bound him, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: 2 Corinthians 4:7-15 Responsorial Psalm: 126:1bc-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6 Gospel Reading: Matthew 20:20-28 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Matthew 27:1-10

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death: [2] And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius […]

Numbers 33:26-34:15

posted by mconsoli

They set out from Makheloth and encamped at Tahath. They set out from Tahath and encamped at Terah. They set out from Terah and encamped at Mithkah. They set out from Mithkah and encamped at Hashmonah. They set out from […]

Daily Inspiration for July 24, 2008

posted by sandrews

“Stay” is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. –Louisa May Alcott

Christian Wisdom for July 24 2008

posted by sandrews

The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking […]

Mormon Sacrament Prayer

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God, the Eternal Father, we ask thee in the name of thy Son, Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this bread to the souls of all those who partake of it; that they may eat in remembrance of the […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, July 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 26:69-75 69 Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. A servant-girl came to him and said, “You also were with Jesus the Galilean.” 70 But he denied it before all of them, saying, “I do not know what […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 Responsorial Psalm: 36:6-7ab, 8-9, 10-11 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:10-17 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Matthew 26:69-75

posted by Jana Melpolder

[69] Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee. [70] But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest. [71] And when he […]

Numbers 32:20-33:25

posted by mconsoli

Moses said to them, “If you do this, if you go to battle as shock-troops, at the instance of the Lord, and every shock-fighter among you crosses the Jordan, at the instance of the Lord, until He has dispossessed His […]

Daily Inspiration for July 23, 2008

posted by sandrews

Do you know what the greatest test is? Do you still get excited about what you do when you get up in the morning? –David Halberstam

Christian Wisdom for July 23 2008

posted by sandrews

And I have other sheep, that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will heed my voice. So there shall be one flock, one shepherd. –John 10:16

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, July 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 26:57-68 57 Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas the high priest, in whose house the scribes and the elders had gathered. 58 But Peter was following him at a distance, as far as the courtyard of […]

Glory Be to Thee

posted by Jana Melpolder

Glory be to Thee, O God! Thou art the God Who hath existed before all things, Who will exist after all things and will last beyond all things. Thou art the God Who knoweth all things, and is supreme over […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Jeremiah 1:1, 4-10 Responsorial Psalm: 71:1-2, 3-4a, 5-6ab, 15 and 17 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:1-9 To read the text for […]

Matthew 26:57-68

posted by Jana Melpolder

[57] And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled. [58] But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest’s palace, and went in, […]

Numbers 32:1-32:19

posted by mconsoli

The Reubenites and the Gadites owned cattle in very great numbers. Noting that the lands of Jazer and Gilead were a region suitable for cattle, the Gadites and the Reubenites came to Moses, Eleazar the priest, and the chieftains of […]

Daily Inspiration for July 22, 2008

posted by sandrews

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. –Benjamin Franklin

Christian Wisdom for July 22 2008

posted by sandrews

Nothing ousts the sense of God’s presence so thoroughly as the soul’s dialogues with itself-when there are grumblings, grievances, etc. –Friedrich von Hugel

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, July 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 26:47-56 47 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, arrived; with him was a large crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the elders of the people. 48 Now the betrayer had given […]

Prayer for Those in the Armed Services

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God of Mercy, we beg You now to protect in a special way those who are fighting for us and for the country we love. Bless them and take care of them. If they are tired, give them strength. […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Micah 7:14-15, 18-20 Responsorial Psalm: 85:2-4, 5-6, 7-8 Gospel Reading: John 20:1-2, 11-18 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Matthew 26:47-56

posted by Jana Melpolder

[47] And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people. [48] Now he that betrayed him gave them […]

Numbers 31:13-31:54

posted by mconsoli

Moses, Eleazar the priest, and all the chieftains of the community came out to meet them outside the camp. Moses became angry with the commanders of the army, the officers of thousands and the officers of hundreds, who had come […]

Daily Inspiration for July 21, 2008

posted by sandrews

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. –William A. Ward

Christian Wisdom for July 21 2008

posted by sandrews

We are not built for ourselves, but for God. –Oswald Chambers

Gospel Reading for Monday, July 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 26:36-46 36 Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” 37 He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, […]

I Am a Point of Light

posted by Jana Melpolder

I am a point of light within a greater Light. I am a strand of loving energy within the stream of Love divine. I am a point of sacrificial fire focused within the fiery Will of God. And thus I […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Micah 6:1-4, 6-8 Responsorial Psalm: 50:5-6, 8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23 Gospel Reading: Matthew 12:38-42 To read the text for […]

Matthew 26:36-46

posted by Jana Melpolder

[36] Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. [37] And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began […]

Numbers 30:2-31:12

posted by mconsoli

Moses spoke to the heads of the Israelite tribes, saying: This is what the Lord has commanded: If a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath imposing an obligation on himself, he shall not break his […]

Daily Inspiration for July 20, 2008

posted by sandrews

You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on. –Heraclitus

Christian Wisdom for July 20 2008

posted by sandrews

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. –Matthew 5:3 (Revised Standard Version)

Prepare Them Spiritually

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, I’m praying for these (name them) who are serving in ministries or are on mission for You… There are many involved in every ministry and mission–some who go and some who serve locally. There are often those behind the […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, July 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 2:1-12 1 When he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. 2 So many gathered around that there was no longer room for them, not even in front of the door; and […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: The Book of Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 Responsorial Psalm: 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16 Reading II: Romans 8:26-27 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:24-43 or […]

Mark 2:1-12

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And again he entered into Capernaum, after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house. [2] And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much […]

Numbers 29:12-30:1

posted by mconsoli

On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, you shall observe a sacred occasion: you shall not work at your occupations. Seven days you shall observe a festival of the Lord. You shall present a burnt offering, an offering by […]

Daily Inspiration for July 19, 2008

posted by sandrews

I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all. –Laura Ingalls Wilder

Christian Wisdom for July 19 2008

posted by sandrews

Evangelism is not a professional job for a few trained men, but is instead the unrelenting responsibility of every person who belongs to the company of Jesus. –Elton Trueblood

In Gratitude for the Labors of Others

posted by Jana Melpolder

A hundred times a day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, July 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 26:26-35 26 While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” 27 Then he took a cup, and […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Micah 2:1-5 Responsorial Psalm: 10:1-2, 3-4, 7-8, 14 Gospel Reading: Matthew 12:14-21 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Matthew 26:26-35

posted by Jana Melpolder

[26] And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body. [27] And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave […]

Numbers 28:16-29:11

posted by mconsoli

In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, there shall be a passover sacrifice to the Lord, and on the fifteenth day of that month a festival. Unleavened bread shall be eaten for seven days. The first […]

Daily Inspiration for July 18, 2008

posted by sandrews

The man who has no imagination has no wings. –Muhammad Ali

Christian Wisdom for July 18 2008

posted by sandrews

If you are looking for painless ways to grow toward each other and toward maturity, call off the search. –J. Grant Howard

May All Be Filled with Joy and Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

May all be filled with joy and peace. May all beings everywhere, The strong and the weak, The great and the small, The meek and the powerful, The short and the long, The subtle and the gross: May all beings […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, July 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 26:17-25 17 On the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Where do you want us to make the preparations for you to eat the Passover?” 18 He said, “Go into the city to a […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Isaiah 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8 Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 38:10, 11, 12abcd, 16 Gospel Reading: Matthew 12:1-8 To read the text for […]

Matthew 26:17-25

posted by Jana Melpolder

[17] Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover? [18] And he said, Go into the city to […]

Numbers 28:1-28:15

posted by mconsoli

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Command the Israelite people and say to them: Be punctilious in presenting to Me at stated times the offerings of food due Me, as offerings by fire of pleasing odor to Me. Say to […]

Daily Inspiration for July 17, 2008

posted by sandrews

To make the world a friendly place, one must show it a friendly face. –James Whitcomb Riley

Christian Wisdom for July 17 2008

posted by sandrews

Between here and heaven, every minute that the Christian lives will be a minute of grace. –C.H. Spurgeon

Prayer for Forgiveness

posted by Jana Melpolder

Today, Creator, grant me the courage and the will to forgive the people I love the most. Help me to forgive every injustice I feel in my mind, and to love other people unconditionally. I know the only way to […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

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Gospel Reading for Thursday, July 17, 2008

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Matthew 26:1-16 1 When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples, 2 “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.” 3 […]

Matthew 26:1-16

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said unto his disciples, [2] Ye know that after two days is the feast of the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be […]

Numbers 27:6-27:23

posted by mconsoli

And the Lord said to Moses, “The plea of Zelophehad’s daughters is just: you should give them a hereditary holding among their father’s kinsmen; transfer their father’s share to them. “Further, speak to the Israelite people as follows: ‘If a […]

Daily Inspiration for July 16, 2008

posted by sandrews

Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision. –Stevie Wonder

Christian Wisdom for July 16 2008

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There’s no human power that can replace the power of Spirit. –Lewi Pethrus

The Sinner’s Prayer

posted by Jana Melpolder

Try me, O God, and search the ground of my heart: prove me and examine my thoughts. Look well if there be any wickedness in me, any root of bitterness yet undiscovered; and lead me in the way everlasting. Show […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_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: Isaiah 10:5-7, 13b-16 Responsorial Psalm: 94:5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 14-15 Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:25-27 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, July 16, 2008

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Matthew 25:31-46 31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will […]

Matthew 25:31-46

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[31] When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: [32] And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall […]

Numbers 26:52-27:5

posted by mconsoli

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Among these shall the land be apportioned as shares, according to the listed names: with larger groups increase the share, with smaller groups reduce the share. Each is to be assigned its share according […]

Daily Inspiration for July 15, 2008

posted by sandrews

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it. –Margaret Thatcher

Christian Wisdom for July 15 2008

posted by sandrews

Tomorrow’s history has already been written. At the name of Jesus every knee must bow. –E. Kauffman

Prayer for Those Addicted to Drugs

posted by Jana Melpolder

Most loving God, we ask your blessing upon all who suffer from addiction. Strengthen them to reach out for help. Enable them to take the first step to recovery. Bless them with the persistence to persevere in the fight to […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_15.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: Isaiah 7:1-9 Responsorial Psalm: 48:2-3a, 3b-4, 5-6, 7-8 Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:20-24 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, July 15, 2008

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Matthew 25:14-30 14 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15 to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to […]

Matthew 25:14-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[14] For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. [15] And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another […]

Numbers 26:5-26:51

posted by mconsoli

Reuben, Israel’s first-born. Descendants of Reuben: [Of] Enoch, the clan of the Enochites; of Pallu, the clan of the Palluites; of Hezron, the clan of the Hezronites; of Carmi, the clan of the Carmites. Those are the clans of the […]

Daily Inspiration for July 14, 2008

posted by sandrews

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. –Lucille Ball

Christian Wisdom for July 14 2008

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God commands you to pray, but he forbids you to worry. –St. John Vianney

Traditional Blessing and Healing Chant

posted by Jana Melpolder

Just as the soft rains fill the streams, pour into the rivers, and join together in the oceans, so may the power of every moment of your goodness flow forth to awaken and heal all beings– those here now, those […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_14.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: Isaiah 1:10-17 Responsorial Psalm: 50:8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23 Gospel Reading: Matthew 10:34-11:1 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, July 14, 2008

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Matthew 25:1-13 1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 When the foolish took their lamps, […]

Matthew 25:1-13

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. [2] And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. [3] They that were foolish took […]

Numbers 25:10-26:4

posted by mconsoli

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Phinehas, son of Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, has turned back My wrath from the Israelites by displaying among them his passion for Me, so that I did not wipe out the Israelite […]

Daily Inspiration for July 13, 2008

posted by sandrews

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence, but by oft falling. –Lucretius

Christian Wisdom for July 13 2008

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Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God. –John 3:3 (Revised Standard Version)

Prayer of Repentance

posted by Jana Melpolder

Merciful God, we have sinned in what we have thought and said, in the wrong we have done and in the good we have not done. We have sinned in ignorance: we have sinned in weakness: we have sinned through […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_13.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: Isaiah 55:10-11 Responsorial Psalm: 65:10, 11, 12-13, 14 Reading II: Romans 8:18-23 Gospel Reading: Matthew 13:1-23 or 13:1-9 To read […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, July 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 1:21-27 21 They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath came, he entered the synagogue and taught. 22 They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. 23 Just […]

Mark 1:21-27

posted by Jana Melpolder

[21] And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. [22] And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the […]

Numbers 24:14-25:9

posted by mconsoli

And now, as I go back to my people, let me inform you of what this people will do to your people in days to come.” He took up his theme, and said: Word of Balaam son of Beor, Word […]

Daily Inspiration for July 12, 2008

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If you can’t accept losing, you can’t win. –Vince Lombardi

Christian Wisdom for July 12 2008

posted by sandrews

God may thunder His commands from Mount Sinai and men may fear, yet remain at heart exactly as they were before. But let a man once see his God down in the arena as a Man–suffering, tempted, sweating, and agonized, […]

Keep My Mind Focused on Good Health

posted by Jana Melpolder

O Lord, I find it hard to remember what it was like to be healthy. Help me keep my mind focused on good health and strength. Let me be positive about the course of treatment I am undergoing. And let […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_12.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: Isaiah 6:1-8 Responsorial Psalm: 93:1ab, 1cd-2, 5 Gospel Reading: Matthew 10:24-33 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, July 12, 2008

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Matthew 24:32-51 32 “From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near. 33 So also, when you see all these things, you know that […]

Matthew 24:32-51

posted by Jana Melpolder

[32] Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: [33] So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is […]

Numbers 23:27-24:13

posted by mconsoli

Then Balak said to Balaam, “Come now, I will take you to another place. Perhaps God will deem it right that you damn them for me there.” Balak took Balaam to the peak of Peor, which overlooks the wasteland. Balaam […]

Daily Inspiration for July 11, 2008

posted by sandrews

He who is outside the door has already got a good part of his journey behind him. –Dutch Proverb

Christian Wisdom for July 11 2008

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Experience has taught me that the Shepherd is far more willing to show his sheep the path than the sheep are to follow. He is endlessly merciful, patient, tender, and loving. –Elisabeth Elliot

Blessing Over Bread

posted by Jana Melpolder

Blessed art Thou, Lord our God, King of the universe who brings forth bread from the earth. Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha-olam hamotzi lechem min ha-aretz. source: Traditional Jewish Prayer

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_11.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: Hosea 14:2-10 Responsorial Psalm: 51:3-4, 8-9, 12-13, 14 and 17 Gospel Reading: Matthew 10:16-23 To read the text for today’s […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, July 11, 2008

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Matthew 24:15-31 15 “So when you see the desolating sacrilege standing in the holy place, as was spoken of by the prophet Daniel (let the reader understand), 16 then those in Judea must flee to the mountains; 17 the one […]

Matthew 24:15-31

posted by Jana Melpolder

[15] When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) [16] Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: [17] Let […]

Numbers 23:13-23:26

posted by mconsoli

Then Balak said to him, “Come with me to another place from which you can see them–you will see only a portion of them; you will not see all of them–and damn them for me from there.” With that, he […]

Daily Inspiration for July 10, 2008

posted by sandrews

Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. –Frank Tyger

Christian Wisdom for July 10 2008

posted by sandrews

Is it not true that when we have God we have everything? –St. Peter Julian Eymard

Salutation to the Dawn

posted by Jana Melpolder

Look to this day! For it is life, the very life of life. In its brief course Lie all the verities and realities of your existence: The bliss of growth; The glory of action; The splendor of achievement; For yesterday […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_10.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: Hosea 11:1-4, 8e-9 Responsorial Psalm: 80:2ac and 3b, 15-16 Gospel Reading: Matthew 10:7-15 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, July 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 24:1-14 1 As Jesus came out of the temple and was going away, his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. 2 Then he asked them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly […]

Matthew 24:1-14

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to shew him the buildings of the temple. [2] And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say […]

Numbers 22:39-23:12

posted by mconsoli

Balaam went with Balak and they came to Kiriath-huzoth. Balak sacrificed oxen and sheep, and had them served to Balaam and the dignitaries with him. In the morning Balak took Balaam up to Bamoth-baal. From there he could see a […]

Daily Inspiration for July 9, 2008

posted by sandrews

If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Christian Wisdom for July 9 2008

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Notice, we never pray for folks we gossip about, and we never gossip about the folk for whom we pray! For prayer is a great deterrent. –Leonard Ravenhill

Prayer for America

posted by Jana Melpolder

Thou kind Lord! This gathering is turning to Thee. These hearts are radiant with Thy love. These minds and spirits are exhilarated by the message of Thy glad-tidings. O God! Let this American democracy become glorious in spiritual degrees even […]

Pray for Brandy M.

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“Brandy has been in a coma for almost four days.” –from missibeth3 Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_09.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: Hosea 10:1-3, 7-8, 12 Responsorial Psalm: 105:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 Gospel Reading: Matthew 10:1-7 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, July 9, 2008

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Matthew 23:27-39 27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which on the outside look beautiful, but inside they are full of the bones of the dead and of all kinds of filth. 28 […]

Matthew 23:27-39

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness. [28] Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous […]

Numbers 22:21-22:38

posted by mconsoli

When he arose in the morning, Balaam saddled his ass and departed with the Moabite dignitaries. But God was incensed at his going; so an angel of the Lord placed himself in his way as an adversary. He was riding […]

Daily Inspiration for July 8, 2008

posted by sandrews

On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean. –Aldous Huxley

Christian Wisdom for July 8 2008

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Do not be too quick to condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for it is perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and selfishness that have chilled his faith. –Thomas Merton

Prayer for Hurricane Season

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God, Master of this passing world, hear the humble voices of your children. The Sea of Galilee obeyed your order and returned to its former quietude; you are still the Master of land and sea. We live in the […]

Pray for Michelle and Carlos N.

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“This prayer is to help us sell our home.” –from CarlosMichelle Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_08.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: Hosea 8:4-7, 11-13 Responsorial Psalm: 115:3-4, 5-6, 7ab-8, 9-10 Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:32-38 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, July 8, 2008

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Matthew 23:13-26 13 “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you lock people out of the kingdom of heaven. For you do not go in yourselves, and when others are going in, you stop them. 15 Woe to […]

Matthew 23:13-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[13] But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in. [14] Woe unto you, scribes […]

Numbers 22:13-22:20

posted by mconsoli

Balaam arose in the morning and said to Balak’s dignitaries, “Go back to your own country, for the Lord will not let me go with you.” The Moabite dignitaries left, and they came to Balak and said, “Balaam refused to […]

Daily Inspiration for July 7, 2008

posted by sandrews

When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out. –David L. Weatherford

Christian Wisdom for July 7 2008

posted by sandrews

It is impossible for a person not to be puffed up by his good works unless he has first been deflated and destroyed by suffering and evil to the point that he knows that he is worthless and that his […]

Pray for Donald H.

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“The love of my life has cancer.” –from Hugs9221 Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_07.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: Hosea 2:16, 17c-18, 21-22 Responsorial Psalm: 145:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:18-26 To read the text for today’s […]

Thank You for the Special Things

posted by Jana Melpolder

Dear God, We thank you for our food, for life and joy and play, We thank you for the special things you give to us this day. source: Submitted by Beliefnet member Scharr

Gospel Reading for Monday, July 7, 2008

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Matthew 23:1-12 1 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; 3 therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, […]

Matthew 23:1-12

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples, [2] Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat: [3] All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their […]

Numbers 22:2-22:12

posted by mconsoli

Balak son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites. Moab was alarmed because that people was so numerous. Moab dreaded the Israelites, and Moab said to the elders of Midian, “Now this horde will lick clean […]

Daily Inspiration for July 6, 2008

posted by sandrews

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “”I will try again tomorrow””. –Mary Anne Radmacher

Christian Wisdom for July 6 2008

posted by sandrews

Come near to God and He will come near to you. –James 4:8

Pray for Amanda B.

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“Please pray for my daughter and her unborn child.” –from Debbra Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_06.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: Zechariah 9:9-10 Responsorial Psalm: 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13-14 Reading II: Romans 8:9, 11-13 Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:25-30 To read the […]

Grant Them Provision

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, I’m praying for these (name them) who are serving in ministries or are on mission for You… Whenever they’re on mission with You, there is cost involved, especially travel expenses. As Nehemiah prayed before he spoke to the king, […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, July 6, 2008

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Mark 1:14-20 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” […]

Mark 1:14-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[14] Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, [15] And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe […]

Numbers 21:21-22:1

posted by mconsoli

Israel now sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites, saying, “Let me pass through your country. We will not turn off into fields or vineyards, and we will not drink water from wells. We will follow the king’s highway […]

Daily Inspiration for July 5, 2008

posted by sandrews

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just to enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate. –Thornton Wilder

Christian Wisdom for July 5 2008

posted by sandrews

Those who try to hang on when God is trying to move on will always be miserable. –Joyce Meyer

Pray for Janice A.

posted by nsymmonds

“One of my most favorite people in the whole world needs your prayers today. Please spread this and include Janice in your daily prayer.” –from leanne13 Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_05.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: Amos 9:11-15 Responsorial Psalm: 85:9ab and 10, 11-12, 13-14 Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:14-17 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Prayer for the Human Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mother and Father of the world, we pray for the whole human family. Many nations are torn by war. Grant them peace and healing of their divisions. Many communities are filled with crime. Grant them deliverance from fear and the […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, July 5, 2008

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Matthew 22:23-40 23 The same day some Sadducees came to him, saying there is no resurrection; and they asked him a question, saying, 24 “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies childless, his brother shall marry the widow, and raise […]

Matthew 22:23-40

posted by Jana Melpolder

[23] The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him, [24] Saying, Master, Moses said, If a man die, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife, and raise up […]

Numbers 21:10-21:20

posted by mconsoli

The Israelites marched on and encamped at Oboth. They set out from Oboth and encamped at Iye-abarim, in the wilderness bordering on Moab to the east. From there they set out and encamped at the wadi Zered. From there they […]

Daily Inspiration for July 4, 2008

posted by sandrews

If you aren’t going to go all the way, why go at all? –Joe Namath

Pray for Kevin K.

posted by nsymmonds

“Kevin was injured in a Suicide Bomb attack in his Hum-V in Afghanistan.” –from rose1wildirish Add your prayers now

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_07_04.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: Amos 8:4-6, 9-12 Responsorial Psalm: 119:2, 10, 20, 30, 40, 131 Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:9-13 To read the text for […]

Grant Us Your Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

O Lord, my God, grant us your peace; already, indeed, you have made us rich in all things! Give us that peace of being at rest, that sabbath peace, the peace which knows no end.

Gospel Reading for Friday, July 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 22:15-22 15 Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. 16 So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way […]

Matthew 22:15-22

posted by Jana Melpolder

[15] Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk. [16] And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way […]

Numbers 20:22-21:9

posted by mconsoli

the boundary of the land of Edom, the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Let Aaron be gathered to his kin: he is not to enter the land that I have assigned to the Israelite people, because you disobeyed my […]

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