Reading for Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Sirach 48: 1-14) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 97: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7) Gospel: (Matthew 6: 7-15)   First Reading: (Sirach 48: 1-14) And Elias the prophet stood up, as a fire, and his word burnt like a torch. He brought a famine upon them, and they that provoked him in their envy, were reduced to a small number, for they could not endure the commandments of the Lord. By the word of the Lord he shut up the heaven, and he brought down fire from heaven thrice. Thus was Elias magnified in…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (2 Kings 2: 1, 6-14) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 31: 20, 21, 24) Gospel: (Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18)   First Reading: (2 Kings 2: 1, 6-14) And it came to pass, when the Lord would take up Elias into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elias and Eliseus were going from Galgal. And Elias said to him: Stay here, because the Lord hath sent me as far as the Jordan. And he said: As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee; and they two went on together,…

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Reading for Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Year B.

First Reading: (1 Kings 21: 17-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 51: 3-4, 5-6ab, 11 and 16) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 43-48)   First Reading: (1 Kings 21: 17-29) And the word of the Lord came to Elias the Thesbite, saying: Arise, and go down to meet Achab king of Israel, who is in Samaria: behold he is going down to the vineyard of Naboth, to take possession of it: And thou shalt speak to him, saying: Thus saith the Lord: Thou hast slain, moreover also thou hast taken possession. And after these words thou shalt…

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

First Reading: (1 Kings 21: 1-16) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 5: 2-3ab, 4b-6a, 6b-7) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 38-42)   First Reading: (1 Kings 21: 1-16) And after these things, Naboth the Jezrahelite, who was in Jezrahel, had at that time a vineyard near the palace of Achab king of Samaria. And Achab spoke to Naboth, saying: Give me thy vineyard, that I may make me a garden of herbs, because it is nigh, and adjoining to my house, and I will give thee for it a better vineyard: or if thou think it more…

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

First Reading: (Ezekiel 17: 22-24) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 92: 2-3, 13-14, 15-16) Second Reading : (2 Corinthians 5: 6-10) Gospel: (Mark 4: 26-34)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 17: 22-24) Thus saith the Lord God: I myself will take of the marrow of the high cedar, and will set it: I will crop off a tender twig from the top of the branches thereof, and I will plant it on a mountain high and eminent. On the high mountains of Israel will I plant it, and it shall shoot forth into branches, and shall bear…

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Reading for Saturday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: The Blessed Virgin Mary. Liturgical Colour: green/white

First Reading: (1 Kings 19: 19-21) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 16: 1b-2a and 5, 7-8, 9-10) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 33-37)   First Reading: (1 Kings 19: 19-21) And Elias departing from thence, found Eliseus the son of Saphat, ploughing with twelve yoke of oxen: and he was one of them that were ploughing with twelve yoke of oxen: and when Elias came up to him, he cast his mantle upon him. And he forthwith left the oxen and ran after Elias, and said: Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother,…

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Reading for Friday of the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1 Kings 19: 9a, 11-16) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 27: 7-8a, 8b-9abc, 13-14) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 27-32)   First Reading: (1 Kings 19: 9a, 11-16) And when he was come thither, he abode in a cave: and behold the word of the Lord came unto him, and he said to him: What dost thou here, Elias? And he said to him: Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the Lord: and behold the Lord passeth, and a great and strong wind before the Lord over throwing the mountains, and breaking the…

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Reading for Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1 Kings 18: 41-46) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 65: 10, 11, 12-13) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 20-26)   First Reading: (1 Kings 18: 41-46) And Elias said to Achab: Go up, eat, and drink: for there is a sound of abundance of rain. Achab went up to eat and drink: and Elias went up to the top of Carmel, and casting himself down upon the earth put his face between his knees, And he said to his servant: Go up, and look toward the sea. And he went up, and looked, and said:…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (1 Kings 18: 20-39) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 16: 1b-2ab, 4, 5ab and 8, 11) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 17-19)   First Reading: (1 Kings 18: 20-39) Achab sent to all the children of Israel, and gathered together the prophets unto mount Carmel. And Elias coming to all the people, said: How long do you halt between two sides? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word. And Elias said again to the people: I only remain a prophet…

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

First Reading: (1 Kings 17: 7-16) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 4: 2-3, 4-5, 7b-8) Gospel: (Matthew 5: 13-16)   First Reading: (1 Kings 17: 7-16) But after some time the torrent was dried up, for it had not rained upon the earth. Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying: Arise, and go to Sarephta of the Sidonians, and dwell there: for I have commanded a widow woman there to feed thee. He arose, and went to Sarephta. And when he was come to the gate of the city, he saw the…

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