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Saint Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars  August 26, 2019

Saint Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars August 26, 2019

Mt 23:13-22 "Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'If one swears by the temple, it means nothing, but if one swears by the gold of the temple, one is obligated.' Blind fools, which is greater, the gold, or the temple that made the gold sacred?

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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time  August 25, 2019

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time August 25, 2019

Lk 13:22-30 Jesus told the crowd, "Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough..."

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Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle  August 24, 2019

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle August 24, 2019

Jn 1:45-51 But Nathanael said to him, "Can anything good come from Nazareth?" Philip said to him, "Come and see." Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, "Here is a true child of Israel. There is no duplicity in him."

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Memorial of Saint Rose of Lima   August 23, 2019

Memorial of Saint Rose of Lima August 23, 2019

Mt 22:34-40 "Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?" Jesus said to him, "You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments."

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Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary  August 22, 2019

Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 22, 2019

Mt 22:1-14 But when the king came in to meet the guests he saw a man there not dressed in a wedding garment. He said to him, 'My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?' But he was reduced to silence.

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Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope  August 21, 2019

Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope August 21, 2019

Mt 20:1-6 Jesus said to one of them in reply, "My friend, I am not cheating you. Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage? Take what is yours and go. What if I wish to give this last one the same as you? Or am I not free to do as I wish with my own money? Are you envious because I am generous?' Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last."

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Memorial of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor of the Church  August 20, 2019

Memorial of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor of the Church August 20, 2019

Mt 19:23-30 Jesus said to his disciples: "Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the Kingdom of heaven. Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the Kingdom of God."

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Saint John Eudes, Priest  August 19, 2019

Saint John Eudes, Priest August 19, 2019

Mt 19:16-22 Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." When the young man heard this statement, he went away sad, for he had many possessions.

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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time  August 18, 2019

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 18, 2019

Lk 12:49-53 Jesus said to his disciples: "I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing! There is a baptism with which I must be baptized, and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished!"

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Saint Joan of the Cross  August 17, 2019

Saint Joan of the Cross August 17, 2019

Mt 19:13-15 The disciples rebuked them, but Jesus said, "Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

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Saint Stephen of Hungary  August 16, 2019

Saint Stephen of Hungary August 16, 2019

Mt 19:3-12 Jesus said, "Not all can accept this word, but only those to whom that is granted. Some are incapable of marriage because they were born so; some, because they were made so by others; some, because they have renounced marriage for the sake of the Kingdom of heaven. Whoever can accept this ought to accept it."

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Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary  August 15, 2019

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 15, 2019

Lk 1:39-56 "My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant. From this day all generations will call me blessed: the Almighty has done great things for me and holy is his Name."

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Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr  August 14, 2019

Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr August 14, 2019

Mt 18:15-20 Jesus said to his disciples, "Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

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Saints Pontian and Hippolytus, Martyrs  August 13, 2019

Saints Pontian and Hippolytus, Martyrs August 13, 2019

Mt 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 Jesus said to his disciples, "It is not the will of your heavenly Father that one of these little ones be lost."

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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  August 11, 2019

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 11, 2019

Lk 12:32-48 Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.

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Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr  August 10, 2019

Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr August 10, 2019

Jn 12:24-26 Jesus said to his disciples: "Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit."

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Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin & Martyr  August 9, 2019

Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin & Martyr August 9, 2019

Mt 16:24-28 For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? Or what can one give in exchange for his life?

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Memorial of Saint Dominic, Priest  August 8, 2019

Memorial of Saint Dominic, Priest August 8, 2019

Mt 16:13-23 Then Peter took Jesus aside and began to rebuke him, "God forbid, Lord! No such thing shall ever happen to you." He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are an obstacle to me. You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do."

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Optional Memorial of Saint Cajetan, Priest  August 7, 2019

Optional Memorial of Saint Cajetan, Priest August 7, 2019

Mt 15:21-28 Then Jesus said to her in reply, "O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish." And her daughter was healed from that hour.

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord  August 6, 2019

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord August 6, 2019

Lk 9:28b-36 Then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my chosen Son; listen to him.” After the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone.

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