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Let Us Bless The Lord - A weekly study of the Roman Catholic Church's Sunday Sacred Liturgy. I hope that families and friends will benefit from this as a prayerful way to prepare and actively participate in the holy sacrifice of the Mass.

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

“For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer of Commendation Go forth, Christian soul, from this world in the name of God the almighty Father, who created you, … Continue reading

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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

Jesus said to his disciples:  “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing! OPENING PRAYER Prayer for Justice Father, you have given all peoples one common origin. It is your will … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven

“Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled’ OPENING PRAYER MATINS. Quem terra, pontus, sidera The God whom earth and sea and sky Adore and laud and magnify, WHO o’er their … Continue reading

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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

   “For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.”   OPENING PRAYER Stewardship “Gift” Prayer Lord, you alone are the source of every good gift, of the vast array of our universe, and the mystery of each … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

“Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer for Choosing a State of Life From all eternity, O Lord, You planned my very existence and … Continue reading

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

“And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer for our Nation (U.S.A) God our Father, Giver of life, we entrust the United … Continue reading

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

“There is need of only one thing.  Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer for Grace and Guidance Oh my God, You know my weakness and failings, and that without … Continue reading

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

  “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” OPENING PRAYER For Healing Lord, You invite all who are burdened to come to You. Allow your healing hand to heal me. Touch my soul with Your compassion for others. … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – c

      “Go on your way; behold, I am sending you like lambs among wolves.” OPENING PRAYER Petitions to St. Peter and St. Paul Feast day June 29th O holy Apostles, Peter and Paul, I choose you this day and forever … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God.”   OPENING PRAYER Psalm 19 (18), 8-14 The law of God source of formation The precepts of … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

He said to them, “Give them some food yourselves.” OPENING PRAYER O God, send forth your Holy Spirit into my heart that I may perceive, into my mind that I may remember, and into my soul that I may meditate. … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity – A

He will glorify me, because he will take from what is mine and declare it to you. OPENING PRAYER Prayer to the Holy Trinity Glory be to the Father, Who by His almighty power and love created me, making me … Continue reading

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