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Today’s Eco Tip for October 31, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Avoid creating trash wherever possible: when ordering food, avoid receiving any unnecessary plastic utensils, straws, etc.

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Pray for Ron

posted by Jana Melpolder

He has been searching for a job but without any luck –cjstel Add your prayers now

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Gospel Reading for Friday, October 31, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 12:13-31 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 […]

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Luke 12:13-31

posted by Jana Melpolder

[13] And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me. [14] And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you? [15] And […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Philippians 1:1-11 Responsorial Psalm: 111:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Luke 14:1-6 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Contact your county’s recycling program for e-waste policies. Do not throw out electronics or printer cartridges, recycle them.

Pray for Rhett

posted by Jana Melpolder

Rhett is 18 and recovering from brain injury from football –dance for peace Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, October 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 11:53-12:12 53 When he went outside, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile toward him and to cross-examine him about many things, 54 lying in wait for him, to catch him in something he might say. […]

Luke 11:53-12:12

posted by Jana Melpolder

[53] And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things: [54] Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 6:10-20 Responsorial Psalm: 144:1b, 2, 9-10 Gospel Reading: Luke 13:31-35 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Bible Q&A for October 30

posted by Jana Melpolder

Do Christians still have to keep the 7th-day Sabbath? Christians are not obligated to keep any day as the Sabbath because we are not under the Mosaic Law. Rather, we are to celebrate the Lord’s day, and we can do […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Reuse boxes, paper bags, rubber bands, and packaging material whenever possible.

Pray for Michelle

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for my fear of driving on the freeway to be released. I had one panic attack and have been suffering from this fear for a few months now” –mdlove Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, October 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 11:37-52 37 While he was speaking, a Pharisee invited him to dine with him; so he went in and took his place at the table. 38 The Pharisee was amazed to see that he did not first wash before […]

Luke 11:37-52

posted by Jana Melpolder

[37] And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat. [38] And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner. […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 6:1-9 Responsorial Psalm: 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 13cd-14 Gospel Reading: Luke 13:22-30 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Pray for Alonzo H.

posted by Jana Melpolder

A devoted husband and father of 5 – struggling to make ends meet during this difficult financial time in our economy –Jeanmholl Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, October 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 11:27-36 27 While he was saying this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!” 28 But he said, “Blessed rather are […]

Luke 11:27-36

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. [28] […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 2:19-22 Responsorial Psalm: 19:2-3, 4-5 Gospel Reading: Luke 6:12-16 To read the text for today’s reading, please click […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Light up your life: replace just three regular light bulbs in your house with compact fluorescent light bulbs, which last ten times as long, and you’ll save $60 a year on energy.

Pray for Eva

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Lately I have been battling to find love – I just want to meet someone, get married and live my life” –Evyeve Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, October 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 11:14-26 14 Now he was casting out a demon that was mute; when the demon had gone out, the one who had been mute spoke, and the crowds were amazed. 15 But some of them said, “He casts out […]

Luke 11:14-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[14] And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb spake; and the people wondered. [15] But some of them said, He casteth out devils […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 4:32-5:8 Responsorial Psalm: 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 Gospel Reading: Luke 13:10-17 To read the text for today’s […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use paperclips! They’re re-usable, unlike staples. In fact, if every US office worker used just one less staple every day, we would save 120 tons of steel yearly.

Bible Q&A for October 27

posted by Jana Melpolder

How do Evangelical Christians justify their view that abortion is “murder” when there is nothing in the Bible to indicate human life begins at conception rather that birth? Other Christians see birth (or a midway point) as the starting point […]

Pray for a Mother and Her Daughters

posted by Jana Melpolder

“The father has abandoned us and I am not working as my daughters have chronic asthma – we would like health and financial security” –rebeccarose Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, October 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 18:15-20 15 “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. 16 But if you […]

Matthew 18:15-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[15] Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. [16] But if he will not hear thee, then take […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Exodus 22:20-26 Responsorial Psalm: 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51 Reading II: 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10 Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:34-40 To read […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Pray for Gavriella

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My 31 month old was born with a congenital heart defect – She is expected to make a full recovery and catch up. However, she still remains trached and has to have a feeding tube” –mawolve Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, October 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 11:1-13 11 He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” 2 He said to them, “When you pray, […]

Luke 11:1-13

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. [2] And he said […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 4:7-16 Responsorial Psalm: 122:1-2, 3-4ab, 4cd-5 Gospel Reading: Luke 13:1-9 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying a new furnace or boiler to make sure that your product will make an efficient use of energy.

Pray for Gary M.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“This is for my brother who has become one of the victims of this economic mess. Now he considers suicide as the only way out” –sunryse1 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, October 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 10:38-42 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. 39 She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened […]

Luke 10:38-42

posted by Jana Melpolder

[38] Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. [39] And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 4:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Luke 12:54-59 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Living the Fearless Life: Befriending Father Time

posted by lmarcus

When I launched my blog the Huffington Post, I was in my 50s and well on my way to fearlessness: I had already learned how detrimental it can be to let your critics influence your goals. HuffPo had its detractors, […]

Pray for Diana L.

posted by Jana Melpolder

39 year-old single Mom of 2 fighting brain cancer –dianalynn68 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, October 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 10:25-37 25 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” 27 […]

Luke 10:25-37

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 3:14-21 Responsorial Psalm: 33:1-2, 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 Gospel Reading: Luke 12:49-53 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Contact your county’s recycling program for e-waste policies. Do not throw out electronics or printer cartridges, recycle them.

Pray for a Young Child

posted by Jana Melpolder

Child with rare birth defect needs prayer! – The first four years he has spent on this earth have been very painful and trying ones –redlotuswarrior Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, October 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 10:17-24 17 The seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, in your name even the demons submit to us!” 18 He said to them, “I watched Satan fall from heaven like a flash of lightning. 19 See, I have given […]

Luke 10:17-24

posted by Jana Melpolder

[17] And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name. [18] And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. [19] Behold, I give unto you […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 3:2-12 Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Luke 12:39-48 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Contact your county’s recycling program for e-waste policies. Do not throw out electronics or printer cartridges, recycle them.

Pray for Lynn B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Lift my sister up in your prayers. She is on life support.” –peacebw/u Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, October 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 10:1-16 1 After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. 2 He said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but […]

Luke 10:1-16

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. [2] Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 2:12-22 Responsorial Psalm: 85:9ab-10, 11-12, 13-14 Gospel Reading: Luke 12:35-38 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you are only buying one or two products, don’t let the cashier give you a shopping bag. You can also use a bag from home or a backpack to store small purchases.

Pray for Leslie

posted by Jana Melpolder

She is an angel and I ask everyone to pray for her –sabrinaswinter Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, October 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 9:51-62 51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. 52 And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans […]

Luke 9:51-62

posted by Jana Melpolder

[51] And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem, [52] And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 2:1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 100:1b-2, 3, 4ab, 4c-5 Gospel Reading: Luke 12:13-21 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy non-toxic alternatives to household chemicals whenever possible.

Pray for a Mother and Her Children

posted by Jana Melpolder

Working through the effects of a very troubled marriage and subsequent divorce –snow98flake Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, October 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 16:13-20 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and […]

Matthew 16:13-20

posted by Jana Melpolder

[13] When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? [14] And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 Responsorial Psalm: 96:1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10 Reading II: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5b Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:15-21 […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Open your window blinds during the day to make the most use of the sunlight, turning off your lamps.

Pray for Vivian K.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My mother needs prayers” –elbush Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, October 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 9:37-50 37 On the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a great crowd met him. 38 Just then a man from the crowd shouted, “Teacher, I beg you to look at my son; he is […]

Luke 9:37-50

posted by Jana Melpolder

[37] And it came to pass, that on the next day, when they were come down from the hill, much people met him. [38] And, behold, a man of the company cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee, look upon […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: 2 Timothy 4:10-17b Responsorial Psalm: 145:10-11, 12-13, 17-18 Gospel Reading: Luke 10:1-9 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Reuse boxes, paper bags, rubber bands, and packaging material whenever possible.

Pray for Employment for a Dad

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My father is in desperate need of prayers for employment” –chrisnemily83 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, October 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 9:28-36 28 Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. 29 And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and […]

Luke 9:28-36

posted by Jana Melpolder

[28] And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray. [29] And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 1:11-14 Responsorial Psalm: 33:1-2, 4-5, 12-13 Gospel Reading: Luke 12:1-7 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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.

Pray for Jail Inmates

posted by Jana Melpolder

This prayer circle is for inmates of our jail system who often go forgotten –gratefulA Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, October 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 9:18-27 18 Once when Jesus was praying alone, with only the disciples near him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?” 19 They answered, “John the Baptist; but others, Elijah; and still others, that one […]

Luke 9:18-27

posted by Jana Melpolder

[18] And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am? [19] They answering said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Ephesians 1:1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 98:1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:47-54 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy bleach-free toilet paper that is made from post-consumer waste.

Pray for Kathy

posted by Jana Melpolder

Kathy’s chronic conditions, loneliness and lack of support have made her wonder if life is worth living –Hard2Hope Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 9:1-17 1 Then Jesus called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, 2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. 3 He said […]

Luke 9:1-17

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. [2] And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. [3] And he […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 5:18-25 Responsorial Psalm: 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:42-46 To read the text for today’s […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Dispose of fluorescent lights properly, and never break them! They contain mercury, which is a highly toxic chemical. Discard them at a recycling or toxic waste management facility.

Pray for a Dad and a Son

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My husband and teenage son have been at war and neither wants to concede anything. The women who love them are suffering too.” –jr5757 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, October 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 8:40-56 40 Now when Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him. 41 Just then there came a man named Jairus, a leader of the synagogue. He fell at Jesus’ feet and begged him […]

Luke 8:40-56

posted by Jana Melpolder

[40] And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him. [41] And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 5:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: 119:41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:37-41 To read the text for […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Pray for L. B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray for a single mom starting over and starting a business –onpointco Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, October 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 8:26-39 26 Then they arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. 27 As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had worn […]

Luke 8:26-39

posted by Jana Melpolder

[26] And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee. [27] And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 4:22-24, 26-27, 31-5:1 Responsorial Psalm: 113:1b-2, 3-4, 5a and 6-7 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:29-32 To read the text […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Pray for Those Struggling Financially

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray for financial uplifting and blessings –Connie77 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, October 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 15:21-28 21 Jesus left that place and went away to the district of Tyre and Sidon. 22 Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came out and started shouting, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my […]

Comfort in Christ

posted by Jana Melpolder

Christ is shepherd over you,Enfolding you on every side.Christ will not forsake you, hand or foot, Nor let evil come near you. source: Unknown

Matthew 15:21-28

posted by Jana Melpolder

[21] Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. [22] And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou Son […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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 25:6-10a Responsorial Psalm: 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 Reading II: Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20 Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:1-14 or Matthew […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Install your refrigerator away from all heat sources, which will cause it to work harder and use more energy.

Pray for a Sick Baby

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray for a 3 year old child with a brain tumor –nana67146 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, October 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 8:16-25 16 “No one after lighting a lamp hides it under a jar, or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light. 17 For nothing is hidden […]

Love Is Stronger Than Death

posted by Jana Melpolder

Love is stronger than death. So I must be content to know that love is not affected by death– it doesn’t end, it doesn’t diminish, it doesn’t change. Instead, love is immortalized and eternalized through death. And the possibility of […]

Luke 8:16-25

posted by Jana Melpolder

[16] No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light. [17] For nothing is secret, […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 3:22-29 Responsorial Psalm: 105:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:27-28 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Make sure that your heaters and radiators are not blocked by furniture to ensure that the heat is flowing.

Pray for Joe D.

posted by Jana Melpolder

He has been out of work for a while and gets discouraged…feels like he can’t provide for his family –brendplus Add your prayers now

Parents’ Prayer for Their Children

posted by Jana Melpolder

O Lord, omnipotent Father, we give you thanks for having given us children. They are our joy, and we accept with serenity the worries, fears, and labors which bring us pain. Help us to love them sincerely. Through us you […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, October 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 8:1-15 1 Soon afterwards he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. The twelve were with him, 2 as well as some women who had been cured of evil […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 3:7-14 Responsorial Psalm: 111:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:15-26 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Luke 8:1-15

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him, [2] And certain women, which had been healed […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy products that you think will last for years, and be sure to maintain them well.

Daily Inspiration for October 9, 2008

posted by sandrews

Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don’t unravel. –Anonymous

Pray for Veronica C.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I have finally admitted I am married to an alcoholic” –Vronc Add your prayers now

Yom Kippur Confession (The Al-Chet)

posted by Jana Melpolder

For the mistakes we committed before You under duress and willingly. For the mistakes we committed before You through having a hard heart. For the mistakes we committed before you through things we blurted out with our lips. For the […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, October 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 7:36-50 36 One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and took his place at the table. 37 And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 3:1-5 Responsorial Psalm: Luke 1:69-70, 71-72, 73-75 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:5-13 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Luke 7:36-50

posted by Jana Melpolder

[36] And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to meat. [37] And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Sign up for electronic billing at your energy provider and electronic bank statements to reduce unnecessary paper waste.

Daily Inspiration for October 8, 2008

posted by sandrews

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. –Bette Davis

Psalm of Comfort

posted by Jana Melpolder

As the deer longs for the water-brooks, so longs my soul for you, O God. My soul is athirst for God, athirst for the living God; when shall I come to appear before the presence of God? My tears have […]

Pray for Jesusita

posted by Jana Melpolder

A caring mother of four needs your prayers –VHONORATO Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, October 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 7:18-35 18 The disciples of John reported all these things to him. So John summoned two of his disciples 19 and sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or are we […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 2:1-2, 7-14 Responsorial Psalm: 117:1bc, 2 Gospel Reading: Luke 11:1-4 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Luke 7:18-35

posted by Jana Melpolder

[18] And the disciples of John shewed him of all these things. [19] And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them to Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for another? [20] When […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Daily Inspiration for October 7, 2008

posted by sandrews

My future starts when I wake up every morning‚ĶEvery day I find something creative to do with my life. –Miles Davis

Christian Wisdom for October 7 2008

posted by sandrews

Grace is when God gives us what we don’t deserve and mercy is when God doesn’t give us what we do deserve. –Unknown

Prayer of the Aging

posted by Jana Melpolder

May Christ keep me ever young to the greater glory of God. For old age comes from Him, old age leads to Him, and old age will touch me only insofar as He wills. To be “young” means to be […]

Pray for a Job

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I’d like to ask for intense prayer to send me some work” –magdalenangel Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, October 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 7:1-17 After Jesus had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. 2 A centurion there had a slave whom he valued highly, and who was ill and close to death. 3 When he […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 1:13-24 Responsorial Psalm: 139:1b-3, 13-14ab, 14c-15 Gospel Reading: Luke 10:38-42 To read the text for today’s reading, please […]

Luke 7:1-17

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum. [2] And a certain centurion’s servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die. [3] And when he […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Daily Inspiration for October 6, 2008

posted by sandrews

A good laugh is sunshine in a house. –William Makepeace Thackeray

Christian Wisdom for October 6 2008

posted by sandrews

God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, “”I love you.”” –Billy Graham

Pray for Unsaved Friends

posted by Jana Melpolder

This prayer circle is for unsaved friends, or friends who have lost their faith in God. –Angel_with_wings Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, October 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 6:39-49 39 He also told them a parable: “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit? 40 A disciple is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully qualified will be […]

Chant for Inner Strength

posted by Jana Melpolder

I call the light of golden rays I seek protection thus, I pray for heavenly forces at my side angels, sages, spirit guides or wolves who walk with cunning skill Come to my aid! Come at my will! Black bird […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Galatians 1:6-12 Responsorial Psalm: 111:1b-2, 7-8, 9 and 10c Gospel Reading: Luke 10:25-37 To read the text for today’s […]

Luke 6:39-49

posted by Jana Melpolder

[39] And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch? [40] The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Reuse boxes used to package products as storage containers.

Daily Inspiration for October 5, 2008

posted by sandrews

Life is overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter. –Eileen Caddy

Christian Wisdom for October 5 2008

posted by sandrews

You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men. –Matthew 5:13 […]

Pray for Ada

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My sister who is 29 years old and suffers from a very agressive form of lymphodema in her legs” –Nessa46 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, October 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 14:1-12 1 At that time Herod the ruler heard reports about Jesus; 2 and he said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist; he has been raised from the dead, and for this reason these powers are at […]

Prayer of Confession

posted by Jana Melpolder

God of hope and safety, like sheep who go astray, we have wandered from your paths of life and light. We have heard the Shepherd’s voice calling us by name, but we have turned instead to our own way. Show […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Isaiah 5:1-7 Responsorial Psalm: 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20 Reading II: Philippians 4:6-9 Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:33-43 To read […]

Matthew 14:1-12

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, [2] And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him. […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pick up and dispose of trash that you come across whenever possible. Make your streets a little greener!

Daily Inspiration for October 4, 2008

posted by sandrews

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. –George Van Valkenburg

Christian Wisdom for October 4 2008

posted by sandrews

We need the spirit of Christ, without whom all our works are only worthy of condemnation. –Martin Luther

Pray for a Recovering Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for the familiy and friends of miy son’s best friend” –RJMCD0528 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, October 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 6:27-38 27 “But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. 29 If anyone strikes you on the cheek, […]

Blessing Over Food

posted by Jana Melpolder

Lord most giving and resourceful, I implore you: Make it your will that these people enjoy the goods and riches you naturally give, that naturally issue from you, that are pleasing and savory, that delight and comfort, though lasting but […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_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: Job 42:1-3, 5-6, 12-17 Responsorial Psalm: 119:66, 71, 75, 91, 125, 130 Gospel Reading: Luke 10:17-24 To read the […]

Luke 6:27-38

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, [28] Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. [29] And unto him that smiteth thee on […]

Today’s Eco Tip for October 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

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

Daily Inspiration for October 3, 2008

posted by sandrews

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. –Albert Camus

Christian Wisdom for October 3 2008

posted by sandrews

Not only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ; We do not even know ourselves except through Jesus Christ. –Blaise Pascal

Gospel Reading for Friday, October 3, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 6:12-26 12 Now during those days he went out to the mountain to pray; and he spent the night in prayer to God. 13 And when day came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them, whom he […]

Interfaith Prayer for Peace

posted by Jana Melpolder

O God, you are the source of life and peace. Praised be your name forever. We know it is you who turns our minds to thoughts of peace. Hear our prayer in this time of crisis. Your power changes hearts. […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_03.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: Job 38:1, 12-21; 40:3-5 Responsorial Psalm: 139:1-3, 7-8, 9-10, 13-14ab Gospel Reading: Luke 10:13-16 To read the text for […]

Luke 6:12-26

posted by Jana Melpolder

[12] And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God. [13] And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of […]

Pray for Maurine S.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for my mother’s healing from cancer – Mom needs as much spiritual support as she can get.” –GreatWork36 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for October 3, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Your refrigerator will use more energy while trying to cool uncovered liquids. Make sure everything is covered!

Daily Inspiration for October 2, 2008

posted by sandrews

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. –Scott Adams

Christian Wisdom for October 2 2008

posted by sandrews

He who speaks on his own authority seeks his own glory; but he who seeks the glory of him who sent him is true, and in him there is no falsehood. –John 7:18 (Revised Standard Version)

Gospel Reading for Thursday, October 2, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 6:1-11 One sabbath while Jesus was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked some heads of grain, rubbed them in their hands, and ate them. 2 But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not […]

Prayer for God’s Guidance

posted by Jana Melpolder

We beseech Thee, O Lord, let our hearts be graciously enlightened by Thy holy radiance, that we may serve Thee without fear in holiness and righteousness all the days of our life; that so we may escape the darkness of […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_02.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: Job 19:21-27 Responsorial Psalm: 27:7-8a, 8b-9abc, 13-14 Gospel Reading: Matthew 18:1-5, 10 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Luke 6:1-11

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands. [2] And certain of […]

Pray for Ron

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please help me pray for my husband to find a job and regain his self-worth” –cjstel Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for October 2, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Be diligent in turning off all lights when you leave a room to save energy.

Daily Inspiration for October 1, 2008

posted by sandrews

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. –Alice Mackenzie Swaim

Christian Wisdom for October 1 2008

posted by sandrews

If God is your love and your purpose, the chief aim of your heart, it is all you need in this life…Such a blind shot with the sharp dart of longing will never miss its mark, which is God. –The […]

The Blessings of Allah

posted by Jana Melpolder

May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon us in this house. Amen. source: Submitted by Beliefnet member Elijahsdisciple

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, October 1, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 5:27-39 27 After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, “Follow me.” 28 And he got up, left everything, and followed him. 29 Then Levi […]

Today’s Lectionary Reading

posted by Jana Melpolder

<a style="TEXT-DECORATION: none" href="javascript:avPlayer('http://websrvr40nj.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdsnjwebsrvr4453/catholiclectionary/08_10_01.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: Job 9:1-12, 14-16 Responsorial Psalm: 88:10bc-11, 12-13, 14-15 Gospel Reading: Luke 9:57-62 To read the text for today’s reading, […]

Luke 5:27-39

posted by Jana Melpolder

[27] And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me. [28] And he left all, rose up, and followed him. [29] And Levi […]

Pray for an Unborn

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray for a healthy normal baby boy – some negative things on the ultrasound and blood test. –Linda2008 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for October 1, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Avoid products that are packaged for one use such as individually wrapped snacks or bottled drinks.

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