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Second Sunday of Lent – B

                                     “This is my beloved Son. Listen to him.” OPENING PRAYER Jesus, Son of God, open our ears and our hearts so that we listen to you. Amen! COLLECT O God, who have commanded us to … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent – B

“Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.” OPENING PRAYER A Prayer for the Forgiveness of Sins By St. Gemma Galgani My Jesus, I place all my sins … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Simon’s mother-in-law lay sick with a fever.  They immediately told him about her.  He approached, grasped her hand, and helped her up.  Then the fever left her and she waited on them.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK A Stewardship Prayer Almighty … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth?  Have you come to destroy us?  I know who you are, the Holy One of God!”  Jesus rebuked him and said,  “Quiet! Come out of him!” OPENING PRAYER Help Me … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – B

“Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer to the Holy Spirit before Confession Come, Holy Spirit, into my soul. Enlighten my mind that I may know the sins I ought to confess, and … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – B

John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” OPENING PRAYER Prayer for Holiness Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy. … Continue reading

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The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph – B

PRAYER OF THE WEEK A Prayer for the Family O dear Jesus, I humbly implore You to grant Your special graces to our family. May our home be the shrine of peace, purity, love, labor and faith. I beg You, … 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 – B

“Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.” OPENING PRAYER The Angelus ℣. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary, ℟. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit. Hail Mary, … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent – B

“I am the voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘make straight the way of the Lord,’” OPENING PRAYER God of hope, you call us home from the exile of selfish oppression to the freedom of justice, the balm … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Advent – B

“A voice of one crying out in the desert: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Almighty and most merciful Father, we come to the season of Advent with the brokenness of the … Continue reading

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First Week of Advent – B

 Jesus said to his disciples:
  “Be watchful! Be alert! 
 You do not know when the time will come.” OPENING PRAYER Father, all-powerful God, your eternal Word took flesh on our earth when the Virgin Mary placed her life at … Continue reading

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