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Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

liturgical color – green


Sirach 6:5-17  – Psalm 119 – John 17:17

Thought of the day

If you cannot find Christ in the beggar at the church door, you will not find him in the chalice.

— St. John Chrysostom

  Weekly Prayer

Blessed are you, O Christ our God,
who did make the fisherman wise
by sending the Holy Spirit on them,
and by them netting the whole world!
Glory to you, O Lover of humankind!

Byzantine prayer (6th century)

  The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for February 2017

  • Comfort for the Afflicted

    That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.

  • Urgent Intention – Sacredness of Life

    We pray for the children who are in danger of the interruption of pregnancy, as well as for persons who are at the end of life — every life is sacred! — so that no one is left alone and that love may defend the meaning of life.


    Pope Francis will announce his urgent intention during his first Sunday Angelus address of each month, after which both prayer intentions will be updated here for the month.

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