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Let Us Bless The Lord - A Benedictine oblate's weekly study of the 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 – B

“Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died; this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die.” PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Prayer for Eternal life with God Heavenly Father, in … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Amen, amen, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave the bread from heaven; my Father gives you the true bread from heaven.  For the bread of God is that which comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.” … Continue reading

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

  “Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted.”  So they collected them, and filled twelve wicker baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves that had been more than they could eat.” PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Prayer for Trust O … 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 – B

Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. PRAYER OF THE WEEK For your mercies’ sake, O Lord my God, tell me what you are to me. Say to … Continue reading

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house.” PRAYER FOR THE WEEK A Spirit to Know You Gracious and Holy Father, please give me: intellect to understand you, … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

But his disciples said to Jesus,  “You see how the crowd is pressing upon you,and yet you ask, ‘Who touched me?’”  And he looked around to see who had done it.  The woman, realizing what had happened to her, approached in … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Canticle of Zachary Blessed be the Lord God of Israel: because He hath visited and wrought the redemption of His people. And hath raised up a horn of salvation to us, in the house of David … Continue reading

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it?  It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth.  But … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

“Amen, I say to you, I shall not drink again the fruit of the vine until the day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Short Prayer After Communion Sweetest Jesus, Body and Blood most … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity

“And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Prayer of Thanks O eternal God! Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; the beginning and end of all things; in whom we live and … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday

Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. 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 … Continue reading

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