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Holy Humor

HOLY HUMOUR A father was approached by his small son who told him proudly, "I know what the Bible means!" His father smiled and replied, "What do you mean, you 'know' what the Bible means? The son replied, "I do know!" "Okay," said his father. "What does the Bible mean?" "That's easy, Daddy..." the young boy replied excitedly," It stands for 'Basic Information Before Leaving Earth.' (This one is my favorite) ________________________________________ There was a very gracious lady who was mailing an old family Bible to her brother in another part of the country. "Is there anything breakable in here?" Asked the postal clerk [and he or she will tell you the answer.]. "Only the Ten Commandments." answered the lady. ________________________________________ "Somebody has said there are only two kinds of people in the world. There are those who wake up in the morning and say, …

The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011 | AFTER PENTECOST PROPER 17, SATURDAY YEAR 1 Psalms (Morning) Psalm 30, 32 Psalms (Evening) Psalm 42, 43 Old Testament 1 Kings 12:1–20 New Testament James 5:7–12, 19–20 Gospel Mark 15:33–39 The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2010).

Catholic Lectionary

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011 | MEMORIAL SAINT GREGORY THE GREAT, POPE AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH YEARS 1 & 2 From Saturday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time First Reading 1 Corinthians 1:21–23 Response Psalm 54:6 Psalm Psalm 54:3–4, 6, 8 Gospel Acclamation John 14:6 Gospel Luke 6:1–5 Or from the Proper of Saints First Reading 2 Corinthians 4:1–2, 5–7 Response Psalm 96:3 Psalm Psalm 96:1–3, 7–8, 10 Gospel Acclamation John 15:15b Gospel Luke 22:24–30 Catholic Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009).