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The Martyrdom of John the Baptist
Monday, 29 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
The Martyrdom of John the Baptist

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96
Gospel Reading: Mark 6:17-29

Martyrdom of the Baptist

Saint of the Day: Martyrdom of John the Baptist
Manila Bulletin: Martyrdom of John the Baptist
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The Beheading of the Baptist
Monday, 29 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
The Beheading of the Baptist

Reading I:  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96
Gospel Reading: Mark 6:17-29

Today is the feast of the Martyrdom of John the Baptist, and the gospel reading, taken from Mark, gives us the …

The Anti-God Family
Saturday, 30 Jul, 2011 – 0:00 | One Comment
The Anti-God Family

Reading I:  Leviticus 25:1,8-17
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 67
Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:1-12

From the Compendium of Social Doctrines, 25
The precepts of the sabbatical and jubilee years constitute a kind of social doctrine in miniature[Cf. …

St. John of the Cross
Tuesday, 14 Dec, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
St. John of the Cross

Reading I:  Zephaniah 3:1-2,9-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 34:2-3,19 and 23
Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:28-32

Life of St. John of the Cross (The Mystica.COM)
St. John of the Cross, born John Yepes y Alvarez, a Spanish mystic, …

Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist
Thursday, 24 Jun, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist

Reading I: Isaiah 49:1-6
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 139
Reading II:  Acts 13:22-26
Gospel Reading: Luke 1:57-66,80

John the Baptist and the Voice of the Bridegroom
There are only three persons in the liturgical calendar whose nativities …

Feast of The Visitation of Mary
Monday, 31 May, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Feast of The Visitation of Mary

Reading I: Zephaniah 3:14-18a or Romans 12:9-16
Resp. Psalm: Isaiah 12
Gospel Reading: Luke 1:39-56

The Feast of the Visitation of Mary started out as a devotion of the Franciscans that became part of …

And he became mute
Saturday, 19 Dec, 2009 – 0:00 | No Comment
And he became mute

Be silent, everyone, in the presence of the LORD, for he stirs in his Holy Dwelling. (Zechariah 2:13)
uke begins his account of the …

Wisdom’s Children
Friday, 11 Dec, 2009 – 0:00 | One Comment
Wisdom’s Children

Reading I: Isaiah 48:17-19
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 1:1-2,6
Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:16-19

In Matthew 11:16-19 Jesus compares the towns where he has been preaching to children playing in the marketplace: they won’t respond to the dirge of …

None Greater than John
Thursday, 10 Dec, 2009 – 0:00 | No Comment
None Greater than John

Reading I: Isaiah 41:13-20
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 145:1.9, 10-11, 12-13
Gospel Reading: Matthew 11:11-15

It is to be noted that in verses 7-19, the Baptist is contrasted first with the courtiers of King Herod (reed swaying in …