Reading for Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. Liturgical Colour: green/Mass: white or violet

First Reading: (2Samuel 5: 1-7, 10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 89: 20, 21-22, 25-26) Gospel: (Mark 3: 22-30)   First Reading: (2Samuel 5: 1-7, 10) Then all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron, saying: Behold we are thy bone and thy flesh. Moreover yesterday also and the day before, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that did lead out and bring in Israel: and the Lord said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel. The ancients also of Israel came…

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Reading for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-5, 10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 25: 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (4a)) Second Reading: (1Corinthians 7: 29-31) Gospel: (Mark 1: 14-20)   First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-5, 10) And the word of the Lord came to Jonas the second time, saying: Arise, and go to Ninive the great city: and preach in it the preaching that I bid thee. And Jonas arose, and went to Ninive, according to the word of the Lord: now Ninive was a great city of three days’ journey. And Jonas began to enter into the city one…

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Reading for Saturday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial:Saint Fabian, Pope and Martyr; Saint Sebastian, Martyr; BVM. Liturgical Colour: green/red/red/white

First Reading: (2Samuel 1: 1-4, 11-12, 19, 23-27) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 80:2-3, 5-7) Gospel: (Mark 3: 20-21)   First Reading: (2Samuel 1: 1-4, 11-12, 19, 23-27) Now it came to pass, after Saul was dead, that David returned from the slaughter of the Amalecites, and abode two days in Siceleg. And on the third day, there appeared a man who came out of Saul’s camp, with his garments rent, and dust strewed on his head: and when he came to David, he fell upon his face, and adored. And David said to him:…

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Reading for Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1Samuel 24: 3-21) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 57: 2, 3-4, 6 and 11) Gospel: (Mark 3: 13-19)   First Reading: (1Samuel 24: 3-21) Saul therefore took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went out to seek after David, and his men, even upon the most craggy rocks, which are accessible only to wild goats. And he came to the sheepcotes, which were in his way. And there was a cave, into which Saul went, to ease nature: now David and his men lay hid in the inner part of…

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Reading for Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: gr

First Reading: (1Samuel 18: 6-9; 19: 1-7 ) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 56: 2-3, 9-10a, 10b-11, 12-13) Gospel: (Mark 3: 7-12)   First Reading: (1Samuel 18: 6-9; 19: 1-7) Now when David returned, after be slew the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with timbrels of joy, and cornets. And the women sung as they played, and they said: I Saul slew his thousands, and David his ten thousands. And Saul was exceeding angry, and this word was displeasing in his eyes,…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Anthony, Abbot. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (1Samuel 17: 32-33, 37, 40-51) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 144: 1b, 2, 9-10) Gospel: (Mark 3: 1-6)   First Reading: (1Samuel 17: 32-33, 37, 40-51) And when he was brought to him, he said to him: Let not any man’s heart be dismayed in him: I thy servant will go, and will fight against the Philistine. And Saul said to David: Thou art not able to withstand this Philistine, nor to fight against him: for thou art but a boy, but he is a warrior from his youth. And David said: The…

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Reading for Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1Samuel 16: 1-13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 89: 20, 21-22, 27-28) Gospel: (Mark 2: 23-28)   First Reading: (1Samuel 16: 1-13) And the Lord said to Samuel: How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, whom I have rejected from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and come, that I may send thee to Isai the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. And Samuel said: How shall I go? for Saul will hear of it, and he will kill me. And the Lord said: Thou shalt…

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Reading for Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1Samuel 15: 16-23) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 50: 8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23) Gospel: (Mark 2: 18-22)   First Reading: (1Samuel 15: 16-23) And Samuel said to Saul: Suffer me, and I will tell thee what the Lord hath said to me this night. And he said to him: Speak. And Samuel said: When thou wast a little one in thy own eyes, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel? And the Lord anointed thee to be king over Israel. And the Lord sent thee on the way,…

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Reading for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1Samuel 3: 3b-10, 19) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 40: 2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10 (8a, 9a)) Second Reading: (1Corinthians 6: 13c-15a, 17-20) Gospel: (John 1: 35-42)   First Reading: (1Samuel 3: 3b-10, 19) Before the lamp of God went out, Samuel slept in the temple of the Lord, where the ark of God was. And the Lord called Samuel. And he answered: Here am I. And he ran to Heli and said: Here am I: for thou didst call me. He said: I did not call: go back and sleep. And he went…

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Reading for Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Hilary, Bishop and Doctor of the Church; BVM. Liturgical Colour: green/white/white

First Reading: (1Samuel 9: 1-4, 17-19; 10: 1) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 21: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7) Gospel: (Mark 2: 13-17)   First Reading: (1Samuel 9: 1-4, 17-19; 10: 1) Now I there was a man of Benjamin whose name was Cis, the son of Abiel, the son of Seror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphia, the son of a man of Jemini, valiant and strong. And he had a son whose name was Saul, a choice and goodly man, and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than…

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