Reading for Thursday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Stephen of Hungary. Liturgical Colour: green/white

First Reading: (Ezekiel 12: 1-12) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 78: 56-57, 58-59, 61-62) Gospel: (Matthew 18: 21 – 19: 1)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 12: 1-12) And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a provoking house: who have eyes to see, and see not: and ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a provoking house. Thou, therefore, O son of man, prepare thee all necessaries for removing, and remove by day in their sight: and thou shalt remove out of…

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Reading for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. (Holyday of Obligation). Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Revelation 11: 19a; 12: 1-6a, 10ab) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 45: 10, 11, 12, 16) Second Reading: (1 Corinthians 15: 20-27) Gospel: (Luke 1: 39-56)   First Reading: (Revelation 11: 19a; 12: 1-6a, 10ab) And the temple of God was opened in heaven: and the ark of his testament was seen in his temple, and there were lightnings, and voices, and an earthquake, and great hail. And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve…

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Reading for Tuesday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (Ezekiel 2: 8 – 3: 4) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 119: 14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131) Gospel: (Matthew 18: 1-5, 10, 12-14)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 2: 8 – 3: 4) But thou, O son of man, hear all that I say to thee: and do not thou provoke me, as that house provoketh me: open thy mouth, and eat what I give thee. And I looked, and behold, a hand was sent to me, wherein was a book rolled up: And he spread it before me, and it was written…

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Reading for Monday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saints Pontian, Pope, and Hippolytus, Priest, Martyrs]. Liturgical Colour: green/red

First Reading: (Ezekiel 1: 2-5, 24-28c) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 148: 1-2, 11-12, 13, 14) Gospel: (Matthew 17: 22-27)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 1: 2-5, 24-28c) On the fifth day of the month, the same was the fifth year of the captivity of king Joachin, The word of the Lord came to Ezechiel the priest the son of Buzi in the land of the Chaldeans, by the river Chobar: and the hand of the Lord was there upon him. And I saw, and behold a whirlwind came out of the north: and a great…

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Reading for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (2 Kings 19: 4-8) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 34: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (9a)) Second Reading: (Ephesians 4: 30 – 5: 2) Gospel: (John 6: 41-51)   First Reading: (2 Kings 19: 4-8) And he went forward, one day’s journey into the desert. And when he was there, and sat under a juniper tree, he requested for his soul that he might die, and said: It is enough for me, Lord, take away my soul: for I am no better than my fathers. And he cast himself down, and slept in the…

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Reading for Saturday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Clare, Virgin. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Habakkuk 1: 12 – 2: 4) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 9: 8-9, 10-11, 12-13) Gospel: (Matthew 17: 14-20)   First Reading: (Habakkuk 1: 12 – 2: 4) Wast thou not from the beginning, O Lord my God, my holy one, and we shall not die? Lord, thou hast appointed him for judgment: and made him strong for correction. Thy eyes are too pure to behold evil, and thou canst not look on iniquity. Why lookest thou upon them that do unjust things, and holdest thy peace when the wicked devoureth the man…

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Reading for Friday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast: Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (2 Corinthians 9: 6-10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 112: 1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9) Gospel: (John 12: 24-26)   First Reading: (2 Corinthians 9: 6-10) Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly, shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings, shall also reap blessings. Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound in you; that ye always, having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good…

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Reading for Thursday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: green/red

First Reading: (Jeremiah 31: 31-34) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 51: 12-13, 14-15, 18-19) Gospel: (Matthew 16: 13-23)   First Reading: (Jeremiah 31: 31-34) Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord, and I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Juda: Not according to the covenant which I made with their fathers, in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt: the covenant which they made void, and I had dominion over them, saith the Lord.…

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Reading for Wednesday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Dominic, Priest. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Jeremiah 31: 1-7) Responsorial Psalm: (Jeremiah 31: 10, 11-12ab, 13) Gospel: (Matthew 15: 21-28)   First Reading: (Jeremiah 31: 1-7) At that time, saith the Lord, I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people. Thus saith the Lord: The people that were left and escaped from the sword, found grace in the desert: Israel shall go to his rest. The Lord hath appeared from afar to me. Yea I have loved thee with an everlasting love, therefore have I drawn thee, taking…

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Reading for Tuesday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Sixtus II, Pope, and Companions, Martyrs; Saint Cajetan, Priest. Liturgical Colour: green/red/white

First Reading: (Jeremiah 30: 1-2, 12-15, 18-22) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 102: 16-18, 19-21, 29 and 22-23) Gospel: (Matthew 14: 22-36 or Matthew 15: 1-2, 10-14)   First Reading: (Jeremiah 30: 1-2, 12-15, 18-22) This is the word that came to Jeremias from the Lord, saying: Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel, saying: Write thee all the words that I have spoken to thee, in a book. For thus saith the Lord: Thy bruise is incurable, thy wound is very grievous. There is none to judge thy judgment to bind it…

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