Category Archives: Prayer

Memorial Mass for Fr. Ed Tonight at 7pm

The staff at Holy Ghost has been overwhelmed by the number of people calling or sending us messages with their condolences. We hope that many of you will join us tonight at 7pm for the memorial mass at Holy Ghost. … Continue reading

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A Prayer from the Didache

This prayer from the Didache seems an appropriate response to the gospel reading for today: We give you thanks, Holy Father, for your holy name which you have caused to dwell in our hearts, and for the knowledge and faith … Continue reading

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The Shortest Chapter in the Bible

Today’s responsorial Psalm is Psalm 117, which, if I’m not mistaken, is the shortest chapter in the entire Bible: R. (Mark 16:15) Go out to all the world and tell the Good News. or: R. Alleluia. Praise the LORD, all … Continue reading

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The Cry of the Poor – Psalm 34

Today’s responsorial reading is from Psalm 34, which is the inspiration for the hymn “The Cry of the Poor.”  The actual response today is: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.”  You can hear this echoed in verse two of … Continue reading

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Moses Prays as a Mother Does

Here is an interesting comment that Augustine makes on today’s Old Testament reading: And in case you should suppose that he acted like this more from necessity than from charity, God actually offered him another people: “And I will make … Continue reading

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Psalm 30 read at Auschwitz

Wow, considering the words of this Psalm, I thought this was just powerful video:

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Psalm 95 – Sons of Korah

Here is a modern bluegrassy sounding version of Psalm 95 for you if you want to spend some time meditating on the responsorial for today: R. (8) If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts. Come, let us … Continue reading

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