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Let Us Bless The Lord - A 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.

The Epiphany of the Lord

“They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother” OPENING PRAYER Christmas Prayer Moonless darkness stands between. Past, the Past, no more be seen! But the Bethlehem star may … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

“Son, why have you done this to us?  Your father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety.”  And he said to them, “Why were you looking for me?  Did you not know that I must be in … Continue reading

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The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) – Mass During the Night

“And suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” OPENING PRAYER Christmas Prayer of St. … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent – C

          “When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.” … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Advent – C

“I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming.’  “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.’ PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Advent Prayer Father in heaven, the day draws near when the glory of … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Advent   “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.’ PRAYER OF THE WEEK Prayer for a Happy Death O God, great and omnipotent judge of the living and the dead, we are to appear before … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Advent – C

“Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Advent Prayer Father, in the wilderness of the Jordan … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe – B

          “For this I was born and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer to Christ the King … Continue reading

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Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

Amen, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place.  Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. OPENING PRAYER Prayer for Renewal Glory to you, O … Continue reading

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Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Prayer for Trust O Christ Jesus, when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness, … Continue reading

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Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

And when Jesus saw that he answered with understanding, he said to him,  “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Act of Love O My God, I love you above all things, with my … Continue reading

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Jesus, son of David, have pity on me.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Prayer to Discover and Follow my Vocation My Lord and my God, you are Love itself, and the source of all love and goodness. Out of love you … Continue reading

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