THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, BIBLE READING II (1 CORINTHIANS 15:20-26)

CHRIST AS THE FIRST-FRUITS AND THEN THOSE WHO BELONG TO HIM.

Christ has been raised from the dead, the first-fruits of all who have fallen asleep. 132 more words

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THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, RESPONSORIAL PSALM (PSALM 44)

R. On your right stands the queen, in garments of gold.

1. The daughters of kings are among your loved ones.
On your right stands the queen in gold of Ophir. 67 more words

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THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, BIBLE READING I (APOCALYPSE 11:19; 12:1-6, 10)

A GREAT SIGN APPEARED IN HEAVEN.

The sanctuary of God in heaven opened, and the ark of the covenant could be seen inside it.

Now a great sign appeared in heaven; a woman, adorned with the sun, standing on the moon, and with the twelve stars on her head for a crown. 178 more words

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"WHY IS THERE MORE JOY IN HEAVEN FOR ONE MAN WHO REPENTS THAN FOR 99 JUST PERSONS WHO NEED NO REPENTANCE? THIS MAKES NO SENSE TO ME."

ANSWER: “The parables of Jesus usually have a moral lesson for us when read simply and literally, and a spiritual lesson when read as dramatic illustrations of how Christ fulfilled the Old Testament and brought us salvation. 324 more words

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TODAY'S GOSPEL READING (MATTHEW 18:21-19:1)

(Week 19 of the year: Thursday)

DO NOT FORGIVE SEVEN TIMES, I TELL YOU, BUT SEVENTY-SEVEN TIMES.

Peter went up to Jesus and said, “Lord, how often must I forgive my brother if he wrongs me? 350 more words

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TODAY'S PSALM (PSALM 77)

(Week 19 of the year: Thursday)

R. Never forget God’s deeds.

1. They put God to the proof and defied him;
they refused to obey the Most High. 92 more words

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TODAY'S BIBLE READING (EZEKIEL 12:1-12)

(Week 19 of the year: Thursday)

EMIGRATE BY DAYLIGHT WHEN THEY CAN SEE YOU.

And the word of the Lord came to me, saying:

Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a provoking house: who have eyes to see, and see not: and ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a provoking house. 351 more words

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