Weekly Devotion – July 24th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - July 24thA parable is a story, an indirect way of revealing meaning and truth. Jesus speaks to His people, and in turn to us, through parables so that we might more easily grasp His message about the role of God in our lives.

Bible Diary for July 23rd – 29th

Bible Diary

July 23rd

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Wis 12:13, 16-19
For there is no other god besides you, one who cares for everyone, who could ask you to justify your judgments;

Your strength is the source of your justice and because you are the Lord of all, you can be merciful to everyone.

To those who doubt your sovereign power you show your strength and you confound the insolence of those who ignore it.

August 2nd – Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Prayer for Cancer

August 2nd<br />
 – Day of Prayer for CancerThroughout Wednesday’s liturgies at the National Shrine of St. Jude, we will pray in a special way for all those who suffer from cancer. We invite you to join us August 2nd, and on the first Wednesday of every month, as we call upon St. Jude for the healing of cancer. Please send your special intentions for healing and remembrance of those affected by cancer to the Shrine or join our prayer circle of healing by posting your prayer to our Day of Prayer for Cancer wall below.


Weekly Devotion – July 17th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - July 17thSeeing and hearing—these are at the heart of Jesus’ message this week. He tells us that though we can see and hear, most importantly we must understand the word and presence of God.

Bible Diary for July 16th – 22nd

Bible Diary

July 16th

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Is 55:10-11
As the rain and the snow come down from the heavens and do not return
till they have watered the earth, making it yield seed for the sower
and food for others to eat, so is my word that goes forth out of my mouth:
it will not return to me idle, but it shall accomplish my will,