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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
OCT
22
Sunday, 22 October
Liturgy of the Sunday
OCT
23
Monday, 23 October
Memory of the Poor
OCT
24
Tuesday, 24 October
Memory of the Mother of the Lord
OCT
25
Wednesday, 25 October
Memory of the Saints and the Prophets
OCT
26
Thursday, 26 October
Memory of the Church
OCT
27
Friday, 27 October
Memory of Jesus crucified
OCT
28
Saturday, 28 October
Memory of the Apostles
OCT
29
Sunday, 29 October
Liturgy of the Sunday