Posted by: RAM | September 14, 2016

Thursday (September 15): “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel.”

Mabuhay at Mabuting Balita!
Month of Our Lady of Sorrows
Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows
Lectionary: 446/639

First Reading: 1 Corinthian 15:1-11
Psalm 118:1B-2, 16AB-17, 28:  Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.
Gospel: Luke 2:33-35
Jesus’ father and mother were amazed at what was said about him;
and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother,
“Behold, this child is destined
for the fall and rise of many in Israel,
and to be a sign that will be contradicted
and you yourself a sword will pierce
so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”
http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/091516.cfm

Saint of the Day: St. Nicomedes
Martyr. A Roman priest who was beaten to death with whips after refusing to sacrifice to the gods, and he was buried in the catacomb on the Via Nomentana. One tradition states that he buried the remains of St. Felicula and was arrested: Since 1969, his cult has been confined to local calendars. http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=4860

More Saints of the Day
St. Aichardus
St. Aprus
St. Emilas & Jeremiah
St. Eutropia
St. Hernan
St. Joseph Abibos
St. Leobinus
St. Mamilian
St. Maximus
St. Melitina
St. Merinus
St. Merinus
St. Nicomedes
Bl. Paolo Manna
St. Ribert
St. Ritbert
Bl. Roland de’Medici
St. Valerian
St. Valerian
St. Vitus

Let me be the change I want to be. Even if I am not the light, I can be the spark.  Follow Tweets by @TheOneKinEnt  @Pontifex @CardinalChito Manila, Philippines

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