Reading for Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Advent Year A. Liturgical Colour: violet

FIRST READING
Isaiah 40:1–11

Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her service is at an end, her guilt is expiated; Indeed, she has received from the

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Reading for the 2nd Sunday of Advent Year A. Liturgical Colour: violet

First Reading: (Isaiah 11:1—10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 72:1—2, 7—8, 12—13, 17 (see 7)) Second Reading: (Romans 15:4—9) Gospel: (Matthew 3:1—12)   FIRST READING Isaiah 11:1—10 On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a spirit of wisdom and of understanding, a spirit of counsel and of strength, a spirit of knowledge and of fear of the LORD, and his delight shall be the fear of the LORD. Not by appearance shall he judge,…

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Reading for Friday of the 1st Week of Advent Year A. Memorial: aint Nicholas, Bishop. Liturgical Colour: violet/white

First Reading: (Isaiah 29:17–24) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 27:1, 4, 13–14) Gospel: (Matthew 9:27–31)   FIRST READING Isaiah 29:17–24 Thus says the Lord GOD: But a very little while, and Lebanon shall be changed into an orchard, and the orchard be regarded as a forest! On that day the deaf shall hear the words of a book; And out of gloom and darkness, the eyes of the blind shall see. The lowly will ever find joy in the LORD, and the poor rejoice in the Holy One of Israel. For the tyrant will be…

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Reading for Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent Year A. Memorial: Saint Francis Xavier, Priest. Liturgical Colour: white

FIRST READING
Isaiah 11:1–10

On that day, A shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a Spirit of wisdom and of understanding

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Reading for Saturday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: Saint Andrew, Apostle. Liturgical Colour: red

FIRST READING
Romans 10:9–18

Brothers and sisters:
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesse

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Reading for Thursday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colours: green/white

FIRST READING
Daniel 6:12–28

Some men rushed into the upper chamber of Daniel’s home and found him praying and pleading before his God. Then they went to remind the king about the prohibition: “Did you not decree

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