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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.

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A | BENEDICAMUS DOMINO

‘Immediately Jesus stretched out his hand and caught Peter, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” OPENING PRAYER  Be Still & Know That I am God! (Psalm 46)                                                                            St. Francis … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Prayer Before Mass Receive, O Holy Trinity, One God, this Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which I, Your unworthy servant, desire now to offer to Your Divine Majesty by … Continue reading

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“When he disembarked and saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for them, for they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Prayer for the Salvation of the World … Continue reading

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

  ‘Some seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it.  But some seed fell on rich soil and produced fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirty-fold. Whoever has ears ought to hear.” OPENING PRAYER “When you … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A “No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son wishes to reveal him.” OPENING PRAYER  Prayer of St Benedict (480-547) … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

“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 Prayer To Saint Joseph For The Whole Church O Glorious Saint Joseph, you were chosen … Continue reading

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

“Everyone who acknowledges me before others I will acknowledge before my heavenly Father.  But whoever denies me before others, I will deny before my heavenly Father.” COLLECT Father, guide and protector of your people, grant us an unfailing respect for … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of the Holy Body and Blood of Christ

‘Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.  OPENING PRAYER Anima Christi Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity

God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. OPENING PRAYER Prayer of Thanks O eternal God! Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; the … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday

As the Father has sent me, so I send you.”  And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.  Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain … Continue reading

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The Accession of the Lord

Then he led them out as far as Bethany, raised his hands, and blessed them. As he blessed them he parted from them and was taken up to heaven. OPENING PRAYER  Novena for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Sixth Sunday of Easter – A

  Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me.  And whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him.” OPENING PRAYER Mighty God, in whom … Continue reading

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