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YOU AND THE NATIONS – One Bread, One Body, Jun 24, 2014

Birth of St. John the Baptizer Isaiah 49:1-6 | Acts 13:22-26 | Psalm 139:1-3, 13-15 | Luke 1:57-66, 80 "I will make you a light to the nations, that My salvation may reach to the ends of the earth." —Isaiah 49:6 God has raised up multitudes of incredibly zealous and dedicated people who for years have passed on One Bread, One Body to others because of their love of God's Word and of Holy Mass. Through God's grace, these teachings "become known ... [...]

SOMETHING FOR NOTHING – One Bread, One Body, Jun 12, 2014

1 Kings 18:41-46 | Psalm 65:10-13 | Matthew 5:20-26 "Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, crouched down to the earth, and put his head between his knees." —1 Kings 18:42 Elijah prophesied that three-and-a-half years of drought would soon end, although there was not a cloud in the sky (1 Kgs 18:41). He told his servant seven times to look for a cloud. "Seven" probably refers to an indefinite number of times [...]

PREPARE THE WAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (see Lk 3:4) – One Bread, One Body, May 29, 2014

Acts 18:1-8 | Psalm 98:1-4 | John 16:16-20 "A leading man of the synagogue, Crispus, along with his whole household, put his faith in the Lord." —Acts 18:8 Tomorrow begins the Pentecost Novena, nine days of intense prayer in preparation to receive the Holy Spirit in fullness at Pentecost. Today is the traditional feast of the Ascension of Jesus, Who left this earth in body and ascended to the right ... [...]

Wednesday in the Octave of Easter

Reading 1 acts 3:1-10 Peter and John were going up to the temple area for the three o’clock hour of prayer. And a man crippled from birth was carried and placed at the gate of the temple called “the Beautiful Gate” every day to beg for alms from the people who entered the temple. [...]

Tuesday in the Octave of Easter

Reading 1 acts 2:36-41 On the day of Pentecost, Peter said to the Jewish people, “Let the whole house of Israel know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.” Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and they asked Peter and the other Apostles, “What are we to do, my brothers?” Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is made to you and to your children and to all those far off, whomever the Lord our God will call.” He testified with many other arguments, and was exhorting them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand persons were added that day [...]