9 Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah [or Yahweh], for I am in distress: Mine eye wasteth away with grief [or anger], yea, my soul and my body. 10 For my life is spent with sorrow, And my years with sighing: My strength faileth because of poverty, And my bones are wasted away because of … [Read more…]
Friday, April 3 We are reading from Psalm 31:9-16; Job 13:13-19; Philippians 1:21-30 We abstain from meat. Fish is permitted. Please pray for the end of coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world. Pray for the sick and suffering of those who are suffering from coronavirus and other illnesses. Pray for government leaders to make proper choices … [Read more…]
Thursday, April 2 We are reading from Psalm 31:9-16; 1 Samuel 16:11-13; Philippians 1:1-11 We commemorate St. James the Righteous on the First Tuesday and First Thursday of every month.
Today we read from Psalm 143; Jeremiah 32:1-9, 36-41; Matthew 22:23-33 This week’s Didache reading is from the first chapter. On Wednesdays we fast from dairy products.
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First Week (April 1) Chapter 1, “The Two Ways and the First Commandment” There are two ways, one of life and one of death, but a great difference between the two ways. The way of life, then, is this: First, you shall love God who made you; second, love your neighbor as yourself, and do … [Read more…]