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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.

Pentecost Sunday

  “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” OPENING PRAYER “Come, O Holy Spirit, come and take pity on me! Clothe me with Yourself, and graciously hear my prayers, that, according to multitude of your mercies, my … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

  “And behold I am sending the promise of my Father upon you; but stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”   OPENING PRAYER Ascension Prayer Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God, that we … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter – C

 “Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer for our Family – Mother Teresa of Calcutta Heavenly Father, you have given us the model of life in the Holy Family of Nazareth. … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter – C

 “Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer for our Family – Mother Teresa of Calcutta Heavenly Father, you have given us the model of life in the Holy Family of Nazareth. … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Easter – C

“My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” OPENING PRAYER Psalm 119 Daleth My soul clings to the dust; give me life in accord with your word. I disclosed my ways and you answered me; teach … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Easter – C

“Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you. OPENING PRAYER Dedication to Jesus Lord Jesus Christ, take all my freedom, my memory, my understanding, and my will.  All that I have and cherish You have given me.  I … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Easter – C Divine Mercy Sunday

“Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.” OPENING PRAYER You expired, O Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls and an ocean of mercy … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday The Resurrection of the Lord – C

“They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put him.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer to Follow Christ O Lord Jesus, gentle and humble of heart, full of compassion and maker of peace, you lived in … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion – C

“Hosanna in the highest!  Blessed are you, who have come in your abundant mercy.” OPENING PRAYER The Passion Of Christ, Strengthen Me Prayer Passion of Christ, strengthen me! Strengthen me under the pressure of temptation. Strengthen me when principle is … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Lent – C

  “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer to Turn from Sin Father, Your Love never fails. Keep me from danger and provide for all my … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Lent – C

  ‘your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’”   OPENING PRAYER Prayer of Reconciliation God of compassion, You sent Jesus to proclaim a time of mercy reaching out to those … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Lent – C

But I tell you, if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did!” OPENING PRAYER Come, all who are thirsty says Jesus, our Lord, come, all who are weak, taste the living water that I shall give. … Continue reading

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