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About Benedicamus Domino

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.

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

  “Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Supplication of Christ in Agony (Ps 143: 1-10) Hear my … Continue reading

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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“You are lacking in one thing.  Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Prayer for the Gift of Wisdom Great is the … Continue reading

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Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK A Marriage Blessing Prayer We thank you, O God, for the Love You have implanted in … Continue reading

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Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name, and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow us.  “Jesus replied, “Do not prevent him.  There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name … Continue reading

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Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

                   “Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but the One who sent me.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK   Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus O … Continue reading

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Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – A

PRAYER OF THE WEEK The Spirit to Know You Gracious and Holy Father, Please give me: intellect to understand you, reason to discern you, diligence to seek you, wisdom to find you, a spirit to know you, a heart to … Continue reading

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Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

    They were exceedingly astonished and they said, “He has done all things well. He makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Prayer to Jesus O Lord and lover of men, make shine in … Continue reading

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Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Hear me, all of you, and understand. Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile.” PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Teach us, Good Lord To serve you as … Continue reading

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Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

Jesus then said to the Twelve, “Do you also want to leave?”  Simon Peter answered him, “Master, to whom shall we go?  You have the words of eternal life.  We have come to believe and are convinced that you are … Continue reading

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TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – B

“Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave. Whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you, leave there and shake the dust off your feet in testimony against them.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK For your mercies’ … Continue reading

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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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