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Parents' Prayer for Their Children: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, October 07, 2021

O God the Father of mankind, who hast given unto me these my children, and committed them to my charge to bring them up for Thee, and to prepare them for eternal life: help me with Thy heavenly grace, that I may be able to fulfil this most sacred duty and stewardship. Teach me both what to give and what to withhold; when to reprove and when to forbear; make me to be gentle, yet firm; considerate and watchful; and deliver me equally from the weakness of indulgence, and the excess of severity; ...

Toilet from over 2 MILLENNIUM AGO found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered a private toilet that dates to seventh century B.C.E. Due to the era at which the toilet is believed to have been from, this is considered a marvelous discovery. Such an amenity at this time would have been a rare luxury. The fixture was found in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood of Jerusalem, according to the Times of Israel.

Prayer for Expectant Mothers #2 : Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, October 06, 2021

O Good Saint Anne, who had the incomparable privilege of bringing into the world Her who was to become the Mother of God, I come to place myself under your special care. I confide myself to you, together with the child I am carrying. Thousands of children owe you, Glorious Mother of Mary, the life of the body and the grace of baptism. Hence I wish, in my turn, to place my whole confidence in you. Make me keep in mind the precautions I need to take so as not to ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Reading 1: Jonah 4:1-11, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:3-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:9-10, Gospel: Luke 11:1-4

Daily Readings for Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Reading 1: Jonah 3:1-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 130:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 130:1-4, Gospel: Luke 10:38-42

Canticle of Brother Sun and Sister Moon of St. Francis of Assisi: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Most High, all-powerful, all-good Lord, All praise is Yours, all glory, all honour and all blessings. To you alone, Most High, do they belong, and no mortal lips are worthy to pronounce Your Name. Praised be You my Lord with all Your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, Who is the day through whom You give us light. And he is beautiful and radiant with great splendour, Of You Most High, he bears the likeness. Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars, ...

Conservatives and liberals unite for life - it's the Catholic way!

For Catholics who put their faith first, before anything else, there is one way -- above all others -- to view the life and death issues facing local communities, the nation and the world: and that is, through the lens of the Gospel and Catholic social teaching!

Scholars discover place where God gave Moses the Ten Commandments

Ask a room full of Biblical scholars to pinpoint the location where God gave Moses the Ten Commandments, and you will get an array of answers. The fact is, nobody is really sure. Except some scholars now think they have found the location, and they believe it's beyond dispute. The found the site by doing one thing differently from their predecessors.

St. Francis of Assisi's Vocation Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Monday, October 04, 2021

Most High, Glorious God, enlighten the darkness of our minds. Give us a right faith, a firm hope and a perfect charity, so that we may always and in all things act according to Your Holy Will. Amen.

Daily Readings for Monday, October 04, 2021

Reading 1: Jonah 2:11, Reading 1: Jonah 1:1-16, Reading 1: Jonah 2:1, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 2:8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 2:2-5, Gospel: Luke 10:25-37