Catechism of The Catholic Church #2725

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2725 Prayer is both a gift of grace and a determined response on our part. It always presupposes effort. the great figures of prayer of the Old Covenant before Christ, as well as the Mother of God, the saints, and he himself, all teach us this: prayer is a battle. Against whom? Against ...

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Prayer Petitions For May 16, 2013

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Please feel free to leave your Prayer petitions and know that members of this online Catholic community will pray for your intentions. Also, please remember to pray for the intentions of others, the forgotten holy souls in purgatory, and for the Holy Father’s Intentions! LORD, hear our Prayers!

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Mass Readings For May 16, 2013

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Acts 22:30; 23:6-11 Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11 John 17:20-26 Acts 23: 6 – 11 30 But on the morrow, desiring to know the real reason why the Jews accused him, he unbound him, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them. 6... Read More

Catechism of The Catholic Church #2626

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2626 Blessing expresses the basic movement of Christian prayer: it is an encounter between God and man. In blessing, God’s gift and man’s acceptance of it are united in dialogue with each other. the prayer of blessing is man’s response to God’s gifts: because God ...

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Mass Readings For May 15, 2013

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Acts 20:28-38 Psalm 68:29-30, 33-36 John 17:11-19 Acts 20: 28 – 38 28 Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God which he obtained with the blood of his own Son. 29 I know that after my departure fierce... ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #2405

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2405 Goods of production – material or immaterial – such as land, factories, practical or artistic skills, oblige their possessors to employ them in ways that will benefit the greatest number. Those who hold goods for use and consumption should use them with moderation, reserving ...

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Prayer Petitions For May 15, 2013

Daily Petitions

Please feel free to leave your Prayer petitions and know that members of this online Catholic community will pray for your intentions. Also, please remember to pray for the intentions of others, the forgotten holy souls in purgatory, and for the Holy Father’s Intentions! LORD, hear our Prayers!

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Mass Readings For May 14, 2013

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Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 Psalm 113:1-8 John 15:9-17 Acts 1: 15 – 17, 20 – 26 15 In those days Peter stood up among the brethren (the company of persons was in all about a hundred and twenty), and said, 16 “Brethren, the scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1322

Catechism of the Catholic Church

1322 The holy Eucharist completes Christian initiation. Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the whole community in the Lord’s own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist.

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Prayer Petitions For May 14, 2013

Daily Petitions

Please feel free to leave your Prayer petitions and know that members of this online Catholic community will pray for your intentions. Also, please remember to pray for the intentions of others, the forgotten holy souls in purgatory, and for the Holy Father’s Intentions! LORD, hear our Prayers!

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