Reading for Wednesday of Holy Week Year B. Liturgical Colour: violet

First Reading: (Isaiah 50: 4-9a) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 69: 8-10, 21-22, 31 and 33-34) Gospel: (Matthew 26: 14-25)   First Reading: (Isaiah 50: 4-9a) The Lord hath given me a learned tongue, that I should know how to uphold by word him that is weary: he wakeneth in the morning, in the morning he wakeneth my ear, that I may hear him as a master. The Lord God hath opened my ear, and I do not resist: I have not gone back. I have given my body to the strikers, and my cheeks…

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FAMILY PRAYER OF BLESSING FOR THE WEEK

FAMILY PRAYER OF BLESSING FOR THE WEEK. May the Lord be on the side of your family and make her like Mount Zion which stands for ever. May the deliverance of your family from captivity through the mighty hands of the Lord be accomplished. May the mouths of your family members be filled with laughter and their lips with songs. May Lord build your house, guard your city and provide for you even while you sleep. May Lord lift your family from the dunghill and give her a place among…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: JESUS DEEPLY TROUBLED, DO YOU FEEL HIS PAIN?

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK YEAR B HOMILY THEME: JESUS DEEPLY TROUBLED, DO YOU FEEL HIS PAIN? BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 13:21-38) Tuesday of Holy Week In the day’s Gospel Jesus is troubled. He is aware of His impending passion. But it was made more painful because one of His disciples will succumb to the devil’s temptation to betray Him. Peter, on the other hand, after knowing being made aware of things to come asserted himself. He was rebuked by the Lord by telling him that…

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Reading for Monday of Holy Week Year B. Liturgical Colour: violet

First Reading: (Isaiah 42: 1-7) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 27: 1, 2, 3, 13-14) Gospel: (John 12: 1-11)   First Reading: (Isaiah 42: 1-7) Behold my servant, I will uphold him: my elect, my soul delighteth in him: I have given my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. He shall not cry, nor have respect to person, neither shall his voice be heard abroad. The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. He shall not be…

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THE HOLINESS OF THIS WEEK

The King of kings triumphantly enters Jerusalem not to be served but to render the greatest service to the human race. The High Priest of our salvation institutes for us the Holy Eucharist and the Sacred Priesthood. The Lamb of God sihoutted on the hills far away on the old rugged cross shed His most precious blood paying the complete debt of our sins. The mystical body of the Messiah awaits His glorious resurrection from the dead. Holy week it is indeed! Week leading to the Easter joy! Love. Fr…

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Vatican releases Pope’s liturgical calendar for March, April

On February 4, the Vatican Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff published the calendar of liturgical celebrations at which Pope Francis will preside during March and April of 2017. The list includes the Masses to be celebrated during the Pontiff’s pastoral visits to Milan on March 25 and Carpi on April 2, as well as other events surrounding Holy Week and Easter. MARCH Friday 17: at 5 p.m. in the Vatican Basilica, penitential celebration. Saturday 25: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. Pastoral visit to Milan. APRIL…

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