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The Everyday Prayer


 
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Church of Sant'Egidio, Rome

First Reading

Exodus 17,8-13

The Amalekites then came and attacked Israel at Rephidim.

Moses said to Joshua, 'Pick some men and tomorrow morning go out and engage Amalek. I, for my part, shall take my stand on the hilltop with the staff of God in my hand.'

Joshua did as Moses had told him and went out to engage Amalek, while Moses, Aaron and Hur went up to the top of the hill.

As long as Moses kept his arms raised, Israel had the advantage; when he let his arms fall, the advantage went to Amalek.

But Moses' arms grew heavy, so they took a stone and put it under him and on this he sat, with Aaron and Hur supporting his arms on each side. Thus his arms remained unwavering till sunset,

and Joshua defeated Amalek, putting their people to the sword.


10/17/2010
Liturgy of the Sunday


Calendar of the week
JAN
15
Sunday, 15 January
Liturgy of the Sunday
JAN
16
Monday, 16 January
Prayer for peace
JAN
17
Tuesday, 17 January
Memory of the Mother of the Lord
JAN
18
Wednesday, 18 January
Memory of the Saints and the Prophets
JAN
19
Thursday, 19 January
Memory of the Church
JAN
20
Friday, 20 January
Memory of Jesus crucified
JAN
21
Saturday, 21 January
Sunday Vigil
JAN
22
Sunday, 22 January
Liturgy of the Sunday