Bible Diary for July 31st – August 6th

Bible Diary

July 31

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Eccl 1:2; 2:21-23
Vanity of vanities, says Qoheleth,
vanity of vanities! All things are vanity!

Weekly Devotion – July 25th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - July 25thOur reflection from the readings this week is:

“Lord, teach us to pray.”

Bible Diary for July 24th – 30th

Bible Diary

July 24

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Gen 18:20-32
In those days, the LORD said: “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great,
and their sin so grave,
that I must go down and see whether or not their actions
fully correspond to the cry against them that comes to me. 

August 3rd – Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Prayer for Cancer

June 1st – 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 3rd, 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 18th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion July 18thIn Sunday’s first reading, God visits Abraham and Sarah and blesses them with the promise of a child. And in the Gospel reading, Luke gives us the account of Jesus visiting His friends Martha and Mary and giving them a lesson in what is truly essential in their relationship.