Lectionary Gospel – Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 26, 2017)

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Ill have my students pray with this gospel on Monday and Tuesday. Starting on Ash Wednesday, I’ll have them pray with the Ash Wednesday gospel for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. In the next day or so, I’ll be posting that gospel here along with some devotional resources for Lent.

Lectionary Gospel: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 19, 2017)

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Lectionary Gospel: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 5, 2017)

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Church Calendar O’the Day: The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle (25 Jan)

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It’s a special day on the calendar for the Paulist Fathers, so I share a beautiful prayer appearing on their Paulist Evangelical Ministries site.

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Prayer Numbers – Nine Days for Life and One Hundred Days of Prayer

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As I wrap up this weekend, I share a few prayer intentions my classes and I will be praying with this coming week.

First, the USCCB offers many wonderful resources to pray over Nine Days for Life (21 Jan to 29 Jan). I put some pro-life prayer intentions in the slide deck for this week’s lectionary gospel. 

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Additionally, I found a thoughtful, “must-read” article on the U.S. Catholic blog which offers six numbers which pro-life Catholics should keep an eye on during the presidency of Donald Trump.

And, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange are publishing a calendar of the first 100 Days of President Trump with a prayer intention each day related to life and justice.

The slide above, which combines the prayer intention and the pro-life numbers, can be accessed in Monday’s Saint O’the Day and in each Saint O’the Day posting going forward.

Saint O’the Day: St. Marianne Cope (23 Jan)

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Please download and share this saint who spent much of her life in Syracuse, New York and Hawaii. – PDF

As I mentioned in another post, I’m including a couple of special slides with prayers and reflections related to the USCCB’s Nine Days for Life  , including this reflection posted recently by Fr. James Martin, S.J.

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Lectionary Gospel: Third Sunday of Ordinary Time (January 22, 2017)

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This week is part of the USCCB designated “Nine Days for Life”. To honor this, slides three and four contain intercessions also offered by the USCCB.

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Saint O’the Day: St. Sebastian (20 Jan)

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This is a special saint for me as his memorial day is my birthday.

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I’ve included a special prayer on the final slide. This is an excerpt from the USCCB “Prayer for Migrant Children” which I found linked through the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s  “Prayers of Light” which were offered on the eve of the US Inauguration. 

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Lectionary Gospel: Second Sunday of Ordinary Time (January 15, 2017)

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I’m sorry I did not have this week’s gospel posted sooner. Three day weekends go by quickly too!

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I will be away from school for a funeral of an extended family member. So, I will not post the Saint O’the Day for Tuesday or Wednesday of this week.

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Church Calendar O’the Day: The Baptism of Jesus (Jan. 9th)

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We end the Christmas Season today with The Baptism of Jesus. Please download and share this PDF.

Rather than create a Christmas Celebration Journal for today, I’ve included lyrics to two Christmas carols on the last slides of this presentation. Today is the last time liturgically we’ll sing these songs until December 24th!

The USCCB has designated January 8th to 24th “National Migration Week” To honor the start of it, I’m praying the special prayer for it, reproduced on this slide:

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