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Today’s Eco Tip for August 31, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Don’t preheat your oven if you are roasting or broiling food. Preheating is unnecessary in these instances, and is a waste of energy.

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Daily Inspiration for Auguat 31, 2008

posted by sandrews

God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. –James M. Barrie

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Christian Wisdom for Auguat 31 2008

posted by sandrews

Your faith has saved you; go in peace. –Luke 7:50 (Revised Standard Version)

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Pray for Students

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Pray with me for peace and clarity in the lives of students and umemployed/struggling graduates” –blueboxlife Add your prayers now

Prayer for Friends

posted by Jana Melpolder

You have created us to live in community, O God of love; bless our friends who provide us with the grace and love of an extended family. Endow them with the riches of your blessings: good health, sight, and mobility, […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, August 31, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 5:1-12 1 When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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 20:7-9 Responsorial Psalm: 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 Reading II: Romans 12:1-2 Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:21-27 To read the text […]

Matthew 5:1-12

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: [2] And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, [3] Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 30, 2008

posted by mconsoli

When cooking, reduce your oven’s temperature by 25 degrees when using ceramic or glass pans, while cooking for the same amount of time.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 30, 2008

posted by sandrews

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. –John Barrymore

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 30 2008

posted by sandrews

What is most characteristically human about us is the tension between the desire to be “”free””–self-identifying and self-choosing–and to be “”related”” to love and be loved. –Paul Tillich

Pray for Jean R.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I am trying to save my marriage” –sappy419 Add your prayers now

May We Appreciate and Remember

posted by Jana Melpolder

Today may we appreciate this food and remember those who are hungry. May we appreciate our family and friends and remember those who are alone. May we appreciate our health and remember those who are sick. May we appreciate the […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, August 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 8:12-20 12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” 13 Then the Pharisees said to him, “You are […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Responsorial Psalm: 33:12-13, 18-19, 20-21 Gospel Reading: Matthew 25:14-30 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

John 8:12-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[12] Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. [13] The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 29, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Let hot food cool before storing it in the fridge or freezer to reduce the energy used in cooling.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 29, 2008

posted by sandrews

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. –Dale Carnegie

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 29 2008

posted by sandrews

Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ. –Dietrich Bonhoeffer

HaShem Hath Done Great Things

posted by Jana Melpolder

A Song of Ascents. When HaShem brought back those that returned to Zion, we were like unto them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing; then said they among the nations: ‘The HaShem […]

Pray for a Sister

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please keep my sister Pam (52 and too young) in your thoughts. She has battled a rare cancer and was recently given 6-12 months” –iowadrivegirl Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, August 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 7:37-52 37 On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, 38 and let the one who believes in me drink. As […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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 Corinthians 1:17-25 Responsorial Psalm: 33:1-2, 4-5, 10-11 Gospel Reading: Mark 6:17-29 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

John 7:37-52

posted by Jana Melpolder

[37] In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. [38] He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 28, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Use the “soak” or “prewash” dishwasher settings sparingly, as they use extra energy and water.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 28, 2008

posted by sandrews

Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life. –S.W. Duffield

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 28 2008

posted by sandrews

Unbelief is actually perverted faith, for it puts its trust, not in the living God but in dying men. The unbeliever denies the self sufficiency of God and usurps attributes that are not his. –A.W. Tozer

Spouses’ Prayer

posted by Jana Melpolder

Lord Jesus, grant that I and my spouse may have a true and understanding love for each other. Grant that we may both be filled with faith and trust. Give us the grace to live with each other in peace […]

Pray for Arielle P.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I want to mean something in this world, I need to help others, and I want to be happy, but I don’t know what direction to take” –Arieangel78 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, August 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 7:14-36 14 About the middle of the festival Jesus went up into the temple and began to teach. 15 The Jews were astonished at it, saying, “How does this man have such learning, when he has never been taught?” […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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 Corinthians 1:1-9 Responsorial Psalm: 145:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 Gospel Reading: Matthew 24:42-51 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

John 7:14-36

posted by Jana Melpolder

[14] Now about the midst of the feast Jesus went up into the temple, and taught. [15] And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned? [16] Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 27, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Wash your clothes in cold water to reduce your heating bill.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 27, 2008

posted by sandrews

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. –Rabindranath Tagore

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 27 2008

posted by sandrews

A true love of God must begin with a delight in his holiness, and not with a delight in any other attribute; for no other attribute is truly lovely without this. –Jonathan Edwards

With Our Captain God

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God that art the only hope of the world, The only refuge for unhappy men, Abiding in the faithfulness of heaven, Give me strong succour in this testing place. O King, protect thy man from utter ruin Lest the […]

Pray for Jen

posted by Jana Melpolder

On a moments notice, a mother and two year old daughter left behind. A husband, a father taken in a flash from a tragic accident. –starfly1_76 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, August 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 7:1-13 1 After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He did not wish to go about in Judea because the Jews were looking for an opportunity to kill him. 2 Now the Jewish festival of Booths was near. 3 […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_37.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 Thessalonians 3:6-10, 16-18 Responsorial Psalm: 128:1-2, 4-5 Gospel Reading: Matthew 23:27-32 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

John 7:1-13

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him. [2] Now the Jews’ feast of tabernacles was at hand. [3] His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 26, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Buy a drying machine with a moisture sensor to make sure that you don’t over dry your clothes, wasting time spent on laundry and energy.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 26, 2008

posted by sandrews

The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. –George Santayana

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 26 2008

posted by sandrews

Upon a life I did not live, upon a death I did not die; another’s life, another’s death, I stake my whole eternity. –Horatius Bonar

For Everyday Blessings

posted by Jana Melpolder

Dear God, Open my eyes to the beauty of this day. The yellow of an egg yolk in a blue bowl. The scent of bacon frying in the pan. The soft caress of the morning breeze. The sound of children […]

Pray for George S. Jr.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My dad was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer – Most of the time I am fine. But sometimes I just cry and can’t seem to stop” –Bekaisme Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, August 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 6:60-71 60 When many of his disciples heard it, they said, “This teaching is difficult; who can accept it?” 61 But Jesus, being aware that his disciples were complaining about it, said to them, “Does this offend you? 62 […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3a, 14-17 Responsorial Psalm: 96:10, 11-12, 13 Gospel Reading: Matthew 23:23-26 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

John 6:60-71

posted by Jana Melpolder

[60] Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it? [61] When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Doth this offend […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 25, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Ensure that your wall ceilings are properly insulated, trapping heat and saving you money on your energy bill.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 25, 2008

posted by sandrews

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you’ve collected a lot of empty yesterdays. –Harrold Hill

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 25 2008

posted by sandrews

When you see God’s hands in everything, it is easy to leave everything in God’s hands. –Unknown

Prayer for Disappointment

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, I pray for (name one or more) and others in my circle of family and friends who are struggling with challenges… When they’re disappointed that You haven’t answered their prayers or haven’t seemed to make any move to change […]

Pray for Sam W.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“As Sam’s adopted daughter, seeing him step up and volunteer for Iraq makes me both proud and fearful. We all love him and we all depend on him for love and support.” –DeployedDaddy’sGirl Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, August 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 6:52-59 52 The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?” 53 So Jesus said to them, “Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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 Thessalonians 1:1-5, 11-12 Responsorial Psalm: 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 4-5 Gospel Reading: Matthew 23:13-22 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

John 6:52-59

posted by Jana Melpolder

[52] The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat? [53] Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 24, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying windows or doors to ensure that the products are energy efficient.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 24, 2008

posted by sandrews

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. –Robin Williams

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 24 2008

posted by sandrews

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add […]

Prayer for Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall […]

Pray for Erica T.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I desperately need a kidney, but because I’m in a wheel chair and can’t walk I can’t get a kidney until I can walk” –divagoddess Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, August 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 6:1-6a 1 He left that place and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, “Where did this […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Isaiah 22:19-23 Responsorial Psalm: 138:1-2, 2-3, 6, 8 Reading II: Romans 11:33-36 Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:13-20 To read the text […]

Mark 6:1-6

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him. [2] And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 23, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Use a plastic window kit to cut drafts and seal in heat, saving you money on your energy bill.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 23, 2008

posted by sandrews

If you’re not using your smile, you’re like a man with a million dollars in the bank and no checkbook. –Les Giblin

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 23 2008

posted by sandrews

I am justified and acceptable to God even though there are in me sin, unrighteousness, and fear of death. –Martin Luther

Twenty-Third Psalm

posted by Jana Melpolder

HaShem is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul; He guideth me in straight paths for His name’s sake. Yea, though […]

Pray for Rusty S.

posted by nsymmonds

He had been sober for 18 years and he recently fell back. –Parissadel Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, August 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 6:41-51 41 Then the Jews began to complain about him because he said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven.” 42 They were saying, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 43:1-7ab Responsorial Psalm: 85:9ab and 10, 11-12, 13-14 Gospel Reading: Matthew 23:1-12 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

John 6:41-51

posted by Jana Melpolder

[41] The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, I am the bread which came down from heaven. [42] And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? how is it […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 22, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Install storm windows to ensure that your home’s heat is sealed in.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 22, 2008

posted by sandrews

The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling? –Margaret Gatty

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 22 2008

posted by sandrews

If I want only pure water, what does it matter to me whether it be brought in a vase of gold or glass? What is it to me whether the will of God be presented to me in tribulation or […]

Prayer for a New Home

posted by Jana Melpolder

Land folk, I am here, newly arrived to this place. I have come from my previous home, where I lived under the protecting gaze of the Land Spirits there. In this new place, then, I wish to establish peace again […]

Pray for Laurie S.

posted by nsymmonds

“I need deliverance from overeating, and the renewed desire to eat healthy, and exercise regularly.” –Laurie_S Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, August 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 6:27-40 27 Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For it is on him that God the Father has set his […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 37:1-14 Responsorial Psalm: 107:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:34-40 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

John 6:27-40

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. [28] Then said they unto him, What […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 21, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Conduct a do-it-yourself energy audit. With a simple walk-through, you can spot many problems on your own.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 21, 2008

posted by sandrews

Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst. –Marcus Valerius Martial

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 21 2008

posted by sandrews

Our Christian experience must agree with the Bible. We will be taught by the Bible and fed by the Bible. But we do not believe in Christ because He is in the Bible: we believe in the Bible because Christ […]

Guardian Angel Prayer

posted by Jana Melpolder

Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God’s love commits me here;Watch over me throughout the night,keep me safe within your sight. source: Traditional

Pray for S Miller

posted by nsymmonds

“We are a young couple with a young child and we are running out of options to relieve our debt. –hopeful_83 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, August 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 6:16-27 16 When evening came, his disciples went down to the sea, 17 got into a boat, and started across the sea to Capernaum. It was now dark, and Jesus had not yet come to them. 18 The sea […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 36:23-28 Responsorial Psalm: 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19 Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:1-14 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

John 6:16-27

posted by Jana Melpolder

[16] And when even was now come, his disciples went down unto the sea, [17] And entered into a ship, and went over the sea toward Capernaum. And it was now dark, and Jesus was not come to them. [18] […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 20, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Make sure that your windows and doorways are caulked and weather-stripped. This will save you money on cooling and heating costs.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 20, 2008

posted by sandrews

One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life. –Edward B. Butler

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 20 2008

posted by sandrews

Some people think God does not like to be troubled with our constant coming and asking. The way to trouble God is not to come at all. –D.L. Moody

Prayer for Those Who Mourn

posted by Jana Melpolder

Bless those who mourn, eternal God, with the comfort of your love that they may face each new day with hope and the certainty that nothing can destroy the good that has been given. May their memories become joyful, their […]

Pray for Michelle N.

posted by nsymmonds

“I have been working around the clock, school and have no time to rest. –mnunez05 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, August 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 6:1-15 1 After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. 2 A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 34:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 Gospel Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

John 6:1-15

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. [2] And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased. [3] And Jesus […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 19, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Program your thermostat to a lower setting at night and when you are not home.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 19, 2008

posted by sandrews

Don’t throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. –Swedish Proverb

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 19 2008

posted by sandrews

If you believe what you like in the gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it’s not the gospel you believe, but yourself. –Augustine of Hippo

Pray for Demetrious C.

posted by nsymmonds

11-year-old who has been diagnosed with brain cancer –soulseen4me Add your prayers now

Prayer for Meaningful Work

posted by Jana Melpolder

Loving God, you made us co-creators in the process of your creation, blessing us with wisdom, reason, creativity, and skill. Bless all who seek meaningful employment that they may provide for the well-being of their families. Let those who have […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, August 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 5:30-47 30 “I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me. 31 “If I […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 28:1-10 Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:26-27ab, 27cd-28, 30, 35cd-36ab Gospel Reading: Matthew 19:23-30 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

John 5:30-47

posted by Jana Melpolder

[30] I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. [31] If I bear […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 18, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Fix leaking faucets or shower heads whenever possible. That dripping water can really add up over the course of a year.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 18, 2008

posted by sandrews

I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. –Lou Holtz

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 18 2008

posted by sandrews

Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt of every situation you believe to be the will of God. –Jim Elliot

Pray for Bryan W.

posted by nsymmonds

Teenage boy who is in a coma following a motorcycle accident –M.J. Add your prayers now

Prayer for Safety

posted by Jana Melpolder

We are afraid to walk the streets. We are afraid to go outside. We are afraid of the young men with guns in their hands, drugs in their blood, and death a breath away. O God, hear our prayer for […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 24:15-23 Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:18-19, 20, 21 Gospel Reading: Matthew 19:16-22 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, August 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 5:19-29 19 Jesus said to them, “Very truly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing on his own, but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise. 20 The Father […]

John 5:19-29

posted by Jana Melpolder

[19] Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 17, 2008

posted by mconsoli

If you have a lawn to take care of, collect rainwater in barrels and use it on the grass to limit your water use.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 17, 2008

posted by sandrews

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. –Anna Quindlen

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 17 2008

posted by sandrews

Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you, no sign shall be given to this generation. –Mark 8:13 (Revised Standard Version)

Pray for Marge B.

posted by nsymmonds

Diagnosed with brain cancer. –GoddessChild Add your prayers now

Prayer for Anxious People

posted by Jana Melpolder

Father, I pray for (name one or more) and others in my circle of family and friends who are carrying heavy loads… Your Word says an anxious heart weighs a person down, and this is how I think they must […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm: 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8 Reading II: Romans 11:13-15, 29-32 Gospel Reading: Matthew 15:21-28 To read […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, August 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 5:25-34 25 Now there was a woman who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years. 26 She had endured much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had; and she was no better, but rather grew […]

Mark 5:25-34

posted by Jana Melpolder

[25] And a certain woman, which had an issue of blood twelve years, [26] And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse, [27] When she […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 16, 2008

posted by mconsoli

Use water leftover from cooking to water your houseplants.

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 16, 2008

posted by sandrews

True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. –John Hay

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 16 2008

posted by sandrews

There is nothing that is more dangerous to you own salvation, more unworthy of God and more harmful to your own happiness that that you should be content to remain as you are. –F. Fenelon

Pray for John D.

posted by nsymmonds

Is undergoing an experimental treatment for primary pulmonary hypertension –winnie1111 Add your prayers now

Mantra for Raksha Bandhan

posted by Jana Melpolder

I am tying on your hand this Raksha, with which the most powerful and generous King Bali himself was bound; O Raksha, don’t go away; don’t go away. Yena baddho balee raajaa daanavendro mahaabalah; Tena twaam anubadhnaami rakshey maa chala […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32 Responsorial Psalm: 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19 Gospel Reading: Matthew 19:13-15 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, August 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 5:1-18 1 After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Beth-zatha, which has five porticoes. 3 In […]

John 5:1-18

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. [2] Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. [3] […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 15, 2008

posted by sandrews

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it. –Cullen Hightower

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 15 2008

posted by sandrews

We must remember that God loved us first, and that our religion is truly a love affair between God and us, us and God; it is not merely a system of morals and dogmas. –Catherine Doherty

Today’s Eco Tip for August 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Don’t you think it’s about time you quit smoking? Among the many reasons to drop the habit is the fact that cigarettes lead to contamination and pollution… and rainforests are still being destroyed daily to make room for new tobacco […]

In Praise of Mary

posted by Jana Melpolder

Hail, holy Lady, most holy Queen, Mary, Mother of God, ever Virgin. You were chosen by the Most High Father in heaven, consecrated by Him, with His most Holy Beloved Son and the Holy Spirit, the Comforter. On you descended […]

Pray for a Little One

posted by Jana Melpolder

A 4 week old baby is having seizures and his family desperately needs your prayers –smokiesbreeze 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/8_08_15 DAY.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 DAY Reading I: 1 Samuel 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2 Responsorial Psalm: 132:6-7, 9-10, 13-14 Reading II: 1 Corinthians 15:54b-57 Gospel Reading: Luke […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, August 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 4:43-54 43 When the two days were over, he went from that place to Galilee 44 (for Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honor in the prophet’s own country). 45 When he came to Galilee, the […]

John 4:43-54

posted by Jana Melpolder

[43] Now after two days he departed thence, and went into Galilee. [44] For Jesus himself testified, that a prophet hath no honour in his own country. [45] Then when he was come into Galilee, the Galilaeans received him, having […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 14, 2008

posted by sandrews

Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth. –Charles A. Dana

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 14 2008

posted by sandrews

Measure not God’s love and favor by your own feelings. The sun shines as clearly in the darkest day as it does in the brightest. The difference is not in the sun, but in some clouds which hinder the manifestation […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

One of the greatest features of your digital camera is the ability to check out your photo before you print it. Before you drop off your memory card at the one-hour photo shop, make sure you’ve deleted any blurry or […]

I Drop My Fears

posted by Jana Melpolder

I drop my fears into your ocean and watch them sink from sight. I place my fears on your broad Earth and see them rot away. I put my fears into your hands and they are no more. When you […]

Pray for Thomas H.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“This prayer is to give my grandfather peace during the end of his life” –cutepolakchick 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/8_08_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: Ezekiel 12:1-12 Responsorial Psalm: 78:56-57, 58-59, 61-62 Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:21-19:1 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, August 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 4:27-42 27 Just then his disciples came. They were astonished that he was speaking with a woman, but no one said, “What do you want?” or, “Why are you speaking with her?” 28 Then the woman left her water […]

John 4:27-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why talkest thou with her? [28] The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 13, 2008

posted by sandrews

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. –Doug Larson

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 13 2008

posted by sandrews

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. –Hebrews 4:14 (Revised Standard Version)

Today’s Eco Tip for August 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Next time you’re in the shower, think about how much water is going down the drain! Turn the faucet off while you lather your shampoo or shave your legs.

Prayer for Those Whose Loved Ones Are Missing

posted by Jana Melpolder

Loving God, the hope and protector of all humankind; bless those whose loved ones are missing. The agony of not knowing whether someone is living or dead is a daily torture. The uncertainty of life’s future relationships hangs in limbo. […]

Pray for David S.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I pray for little david to be returned home to his mom who has beat her addiction…who has worked hard to prove her love for her son” –harmoney143 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/8_08_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: Ezekiel 9:1-7; 10:18-22 Responsorial Psalm: 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:15-20 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, August 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 4:1-26 1 Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard, “Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John” 2 –although it was not Jesus himself but his disciples who baptized– 3 he left Judea and started back […]

John 4:1-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John, [2] (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,) [3] He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee. [4] And […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 12, 2008

posted by sandrews

First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. –Thomas a Kempis

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 12 2008

posted by sandrews

Hearts on earth say in the course of a joyful experience, ‘I don’t want this to ever end.’ The hearts of those in heaven say, ‘I want this to go on forever.’ And it will. There is no better news […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Is it time for a vacation? Book your flights with an airline that uses electronic tickets and support the fact that they’re wasting less paper!

Pray for Carol B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Prayers to end chronic pain from nerve damage – It just doesn’t end. I need relief” –Angelgirl61 Add your prayers now

Prayer to Be Forgiving

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 2:8–3:4 Responsorial Psalm: 119:14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131 Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 To read the text […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, August 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 3:22-36 22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he spent some time there with them and baptized. 23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim because water was abundant there; and people […]

John 3:22-36

posted by Jana Melpolder

[22] After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized. [23] And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 11, 2008

posted by sandrews

Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night. –Philip K. Dick

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 11 2008

posted by sandrews

Faith is not the holding of correct doctrines, but personal fellowship with the Living God. –William Temple

Today’s Eco Tip for August 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Is your car a gas guzzler? Making sure that your engine gets serviced regularly will help you spend less at the pump.

Pray for Hopeful Parents T. and B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

A couple transfering last frozen embryos to surrogate…They don’t have anymore embryos and cannot bear trying to do another IVF cycle all over again. –hope4once Add your prayers now

Invocation 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 splendour of Beauty. For Yesterday […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Ezekiel 1:2-5, 24-28c Responsorial Psalm: 148:1-2, 11-12, 13, 14 Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:22-27 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, August 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 3:1-21 1 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for […]

John 3:1-21

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: [2] The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 10, 2008

posted by sandrews

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. –Donald Laird

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 10 2008

posted by sandrews

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with […]

Today’s Eco Tip for August 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you like to watch the TV late at night, check your manual to see if your television has a sleep timer – that way, if you fall asleep, your TV will, too, helping you save on energy costs.

Pray for Neal V.

posted by Jana Melpolder

Neal V. is in a coma after being attacked and robbed –surrenderall Add your prayers now

Day by Day

posted by Jana Melpolder

Day by day, dear Lord of youThree things I pray:To see you more clearly,To love you more dearly,To follow you more nearly,Day by day.

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: 1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a Responsorial Psalm: 85:9, 10, 11-12, 13-14 Reading II: Romans 9:1-5 Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:22-33 To read […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, August 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Mark 4:35-41 35 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” 36 And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. […]

Mark 4:35-41

posted by Jana Melpolder

[35] And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side. [36] And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 9, 2008

posted by sandrews

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. –Erma Bombeck

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 9 2008

posted by sandrews

Our problems are opportunities to discover God’s solutions. –Unknown

Today’s Eco Tip for August 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Next time you’re washing dishes, try to remember that for every minute your tap is running, 15 gallons of valuable water goes down your drain. Instead of running the tap, cover your drain and fill the sink with soapy water. […]

Pray for the GLBT Faith Community

posted by Jana Melpolder

A place for those who are GLBT or friends and family of GLBT persons to share prayer, faith, support and hope for one another –IrishRidge Add your prayers now

Prayer for Dreamers

posted by Jana Melpolder

We pray for the dreamers of this life, O God, for those persons who imagine new possibilities, who long for what others cannot perceive, who spin dreams of wonder and majesty in their minds. Defend them from ridicule and harsh […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/8_08_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: Habakkuk 1:12–2:4 Responsorial Psalm: 9:8-9, 10-11, 12-13 Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:14-20 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, August 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 2:13-25 13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15 Making a whip […]

John 2:13-25

posted by Jana Melpolder

[13] And the Jews’ passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, [14] And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting: [15] And when he had made […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 8, 2008

posted by sandrews

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. –Woodrow Wilson

Today’s Eco Tip for August 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Think ahead about what you want to have for dinner tonight. If you take food out of the freezer early and let it defrost at room temperature, you won’t need to use the microwave to speed up the process. Not […]

Prayer for Tisha B’av

posted by Jana Melpolder

Thou, O HaShem, art enthroned for ever, Thy throne is from generation to generation. Wherefore dost Thou forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time? Turn Thou us unto Thee, O HaShem, and we shall be turned; renew […]

Pray for G.Z.

posted by nsymmonds

A married couple who needs to find peace in their marriage –from silvertwin 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/8_08_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: Nahum 2:1, 3; 3:1-3, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:35cd-36ab, 39abcd, 41 Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:24-28 To read the text for […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, August 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 2:2-12 2 Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what concern […]

John 2:2-12

posted by Jana Melpolder

[2] And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. [3] And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine. [4] Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 7, 2008

posted by sandrews

Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. –Annie Lennox

Christian Wisdom for Auguat 7 2008

posted by sandrews

Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise– then you will discover the fullness of your life. –Brother David Steindl-Rast

Today’s Eco Tip for August 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you see trash on the ground, pick it up and throw it away! It might seem like the most obvious tip, but we still have more people littering than people picking things up.

Prayer for Pregnancy

posted by Jana Melpolder

Our Father, who art in Heaven with me, Thy name be hallowed within my child. Thy Kingdom come into my womb, Thy Will be done in my child’s growth, As it is done in Thy angelic heaven. Give my child […]

Pray Rolando A.

posted by nsymmonds

“Pray for me to get a job.” –from Rolando 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/8_08_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: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Responsorial Psalm: 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19 Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:13-23 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, August 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

John 1:43-51 43 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” 44 Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 45 Philip found Nathanael and said to […]

John 1:43-51

posted by Jana Melpolder

[43] The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me. [44] Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. [45] Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We […]

Daily Inspiration for Auguat 6, 2008

posted by sandrews

I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones. –John Cage

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