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Memorial of the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major  August 5, 2019

Memorial of the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major August 5, 2019

Mt 14:13-21 Taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, who in turn gave them to the crowds. They all ate and were satisfied.

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  August 4, 2019

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 4, 2019

Lk 12:13-21 Jesus said to the crowd, "Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.”

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Saint Lydia August 3, 2019

Saint Lydia August 3, 2019

Mt 14:1-12 The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and the guests who were present, he ordered that it be given, and he had John beheaded in the prison.

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Saint Peter Julian Eymard, Priest & Apostle of the Eucharist  August 2, 2019

Saint Peter Julian Eymard, Priest & Apostle of the Eucharist August 2, 2019

Mt 13:54-58 But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and in his own house." And he did not work many mighty deeds there because of their lack of faith.

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Memorial of Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church  August 1, 2019

Memorial of Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church August 1, 2019

Mt 13:47-53 "Do you understand all these things?" They answered, "Yes." And he replied, "Then every scribe who has been instructed in the Kingdom of heaven is like the head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old."

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Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, SJ, Priest   July 31, 2019

Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, SJ, Priest July 31, 2019

Mt 13:44-46 "The Kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field."

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Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church  July 30, 2019

Saint Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church July 30, 2019

Mt 13:36-43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears ought to hear.

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Memorial of Saint Martha, Disciple of the Lord  July 29, 2019

Memorial of Saint Martha, Disciple of the Lord July 29, 2019

Jn 11:19-27 Martha said to Jesus, “Yes, Lord. I have come to believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, the one who is coming into the world.”

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  July 28, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 28, 2019

Lk 11:1-13 "What father among you would hand his son a snake when he asks for a fish? Or hand him a scorpion when he asks for an egg? If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him?"

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Saint Pantaleon, Martyr & Healer  July 27, 2019

Saint Pantaleon, Martyr & Healer July 27, 2019

Mt 13:24-30 He replied, 'No, if you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them. Let them grow together until harvest; then at harvest time I will say to the harvesters, "First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles for burning; but gather the wheat into my barn."'

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Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary  July 26, 2019

Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary July 26, 2019

Mt 13:18-23 "But the seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields a hundred or sixty or thirty-fold."

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Feast of Saint James, Apostle  July 25, 2019

Feast of Saint James, Apostle July 25, 2019

Mt 20:20-28 Jesus said to his Apostles, "Whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave. Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many."

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Saint Sharbel Makhluf, Priest  July 24, 2019

Saint Sharbel Makhluf, Priest July 24, 2019

Mt 13:1-9 But some seed fell on rich soil, and produced fruit, a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold. Whoever has ears ought to hear.

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Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious  July 23, 2019

Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious July 23, 2019

Mt 12:46-50 Jesus said to his disciples, "Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother."

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Saint Mary Magdalene, Disciple of the Lord  July 22, 2019

Saint Mary Magdalene, Disciple of the Lord July 22, 2019

Jn 20:1-2, 11-18 Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord,"

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  July 21, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 21, 2019

Lk 10:38-42 The Lord said to her in reply, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. There is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her."

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Saint Apollinaris, Bishop and Martyr  July 20, 2019

Saint Apollinaris, Bishop and Martyr July 20, 2019

Mt 12:14-21 "Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved in whom I delight; I shall place my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles."

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Saint Macrina the Younger  July 19, 2019

Saint Macrina the Younger July 19, 2019

Mt 12:1-8 Jesus said, "I say to you, something greater than the temple is here. If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have condemned these innocent men. For the Son of Man is Lord of the sabbath."

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Saint Camillus de Lellis, Priest  July 18, 2019

Saint Camillus de Lellis, Priest July 18, 2019

Mt 11:28-30 Jesus said, "Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light."

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Saint Alexius, Man of God  July 17, 2019

Saint Alexius, Man of God July 17, 2019

Mt 11:25-27 At that time Jesus exclaimed: "I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike."

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