Papal Homily at Beatification of Cardinal Newman

September 20, 2010

There was a joy for Christian Catholics, especially the English Catholics, on 19 September 2010; where one of their heroes was finally beatified: Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman.

At the beatification ceremony, His Holiness Benedict XVI gave a memorable homily in regard with how great works of love that Blessed Newman had achieved during his life on earth, both for God and for his brothers and sisters.

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The Light of the Gospels

August 21, 2010

But above all it’s the Gospels that occupy my mind when I’m at prayer; my poor soul has so many needs, and yet this is the one thing needful. Continue reading

Saturday, 21 August 2010

August 21, 2010

Memorial
St Pius X, Pope

First Reading
Ezekiel 43: 1-7

Psalm
Psalm 85: 9-14

Gospel
Matthew 23: 1-12

Thursday, 19 August 2010

August 19, 2010

Optional Memorials
St John Eudes, St Louis

First Reading
Ezekiel 36: 23-28

Psalm
Psalm 51: 12-15, 18-19

Gospel
Matthew 22: 1-14

On the Assumption

August 18, 2010

15 August is the Solemnity of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary. I found a very interesting mediation from John Henry Cardinal Newman about the Assumption. I post his first three thoughts on this topic. The rests can be found on Newman Reader website along with his other great writings.

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Wednesday, 18 August 2010

August 18, 2010

First Reading
Ezekiel 34: 1-11

Psalm
Psalm 23: 1-6

Gospel
Matthew 20: 1-16

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

August 17, 2010

First Reading
Ezekiel 28: 1-10

Psalm
Deuteronomy 32: 26-28, 30, 35-36

Gospel
Matthew 19:23-30

Sunday, 15 August 2010

August 15, 2010

Solemnity
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – (Holy Day of Obligation!)

First Reading
Revelation 11: 19; 12: 1-6, 10

Psalm
Psalm 45: 10-12, 16

Second Reading
1 Corinthians 15:20-27

Gospel
Luke 1:39-56

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Gossip: Share the Good News!

August 14, 2010

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God’s Messenger

August 14, 2010

Awake in the morning and the first thing you do, thank God for it…This day is blessed by God, it is God’s own and now let us go into it. You walk in this day as God’s own messenger; whoever you meet, you meet in God’s own way. Continue reading