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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

“Depart from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man.” OPENING PRAYER A Three O’Clock Prayer Dear Lord, remembering the hour when You experienced death So that we might have Eternal Life, May we appreciate in our hearts the necessity … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

“Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place.’ OPENING PRAYER Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

  “Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.” OPENING PRAYER Fifth Centenary Prayer Your Word of Life, O God, reached these lands five centuries ago, and calls us still to proclaim the saving message of Christ. We pray … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – C

When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.”  And Jesus said to her, “Woman, how does your concern affect me?  My hour has not yet come.”  His mother said to the servers, … Continue reading

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The Baptism of the Lord – C

‘And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” OPENING PRAYER When You, O Lord were baptized in the Jordan The worship of the Trinity was made manifest, For the voice of … Continue reading

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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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