Reading for Thursday Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. Liturgical Colour: red First Reading: (Ephesians 4: 1-7, 11-13) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 19: 2-3, 4-5) Gospel: (Matthew 9: 9-13)

First Reading: (Ephesians 4: 1-7, 11-13) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 19: 2-3, 4-5) Gospel: (Matthew 9: 9-13)   First Reading: (Ephesians 4: 1-7, 11-13) I therefore, a prisoner in the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation in which you are called, With all humility and mildness, with patience, supporting one another in charity. Careful to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. One body and one Spirit; as you are called in one hope of your calling. One Lord, one faith, one baptism. One God…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs. Liturgical Colour: red First Reading: (1Timothy 3: 14-16) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 111: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6) Gospel: (Luke 7: 31-35)

First Reading: (1Timothy 3: 14-16) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 111: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6) Gospel: (Luke 7: 31-35)   First Reading: (1Timothy 3: 14-16) These things I write to thee, hoping that I shall come to thee shortly. But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. And evidently great is the mystery of godliness, which was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, appeared unto…

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Reading for Tuesday Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Januarius, Bishop and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: green/red First Reading: (1Timothy 3: 1-13) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 101: 1b-2ab, 2cd-3ab, 5, 6) Gospel: (Luke 7: 11-17)

First Reading: (1Timothy 3: 1-13) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 101: 1b-2ab, 2cd-3ab, 5, 6) Gospel: (Luke 7: 11-17)   First Reading: (1Timothy 3: 1-13) A faithful saying: if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. It behoveth therefore a bishop to be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, prudent, of good behaviour, chaste, given to hospitality, a teacher, Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all chastity.…

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Reading for Monday Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (1Timothy 2: 1-8) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 28: 2, 7, 8-9) Gospel: (Luke 7: 1-10)

First Reading: (1Timothy 2: 1-8) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 28: 2, 7, 8-9) Gospel: (Luke 7: 1-10)   First Reading: (1Timothy 2: 1-8) I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men: For kings, and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour, Who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of…

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Reading for Saturday, Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs. Liturgical Colour: red First Reading: (First Timothy 1: 15-17) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 113: 1b-2, 3-4, 5a and 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 6: 43-49)

First Reading: (First Timothy 1: 15-17) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 113: 1b-2, 3-4, 5a and 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 6: 43-49)   First Reading: (First Timothy 1: 15-17) A faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into this world to save sinners, of whom I am the chief. But for this cause have I obtained mercy: that in me first Christ Jesus might shew forth all patience, for the information of them that shall believe in him unto life everlasting. Now to the king of ages, immortal, invisible, the only…

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Reading for Friday, Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Our Lady of Sorrows. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (1Timothy 1: 1-2, 12-14) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 16: 1b-2a and 5, 7-8, 11) Gospel: (John 19: 25-27 or Luke 2: 33-35)

First Reading: (1Timothy 1: 1-2, 12-14) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 16: 1b-2a and 5, 7-8, 11) Gospel: (John 19: 25-27 or Luke 2: 33-35)   First Reading: (1Timothy 1: 1-2, 12-14) Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the commandment of God our Saviour, and of Christ Jesus our hope: To Timothy, his beloved son in faith. Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father, and from Christ Jesus our Lord. I give thanks who hath strengthened me, even to Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he hath counted me faithful, putting…

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Reading for Thursday, Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Liturgical Colour: red First Reading: (Numbers 21: 4b-9) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 78: 1bc-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38) Second Reading: (Philippians 2: 6-11) Gospel: (John 3: 13-17)

First Reading: (Numbers 21: 4b-9) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 78: 1bc-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38) Second Reading: (Philippians 2: 6-11) Gospel: (John 3: 13-17)   First Reading: (Numbers 21: 4b-9) And they marched from mount Hor, by the way that leadeth to the Red Sea, to compass the land of Edom. And the people began to be weary of their journey and labour: And speaking against God and Moses, they said: Why didst thou bring us out of Egypt, to die in the wilderness? There is no bread, nor have we any waters: our…

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Reading for Wednesday, Twenty-third week in ordinary time year A. Memorial: Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Colossians 3: 1-11) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 145: 2-3, 10-11, 12-13ab) Gospel: (Luke 6: 20-26)

First Reading: (Colossians 3: 1-11) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 145: 2-3, 10-11, 12-13ab) Gospel: (Luke 6: 20-26)   First Reading: (Colossians 3: 1-11) Therefore, if you be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above; where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God: Mind the things that are above, not the things that are upon the earth. For you are dead; and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ shall appear, who is your life, then you also shall appear with him in glory. Mortify therefore your…

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Reading for Monday, Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (Colossians 1: 24 – 2: 3) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 62: 6-7, 9) Gospel: (Luke 6: 6-11)

First Reading: (Colossians 1: 24 – 2: 3) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 62: 6-7, 9) Gospel: (Luke 6: 6-11)   First Reading: (Colossians 1: 24 – 2: 3) Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church: Whereof I am made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I may fulfill the word of God: The mystery which hath been hidden from ages…

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Reading for the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (Ezekiel 33: 7-9) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 95: 1-2, 6-7, 8-9 (8)) Second Reading: (Romans 13: 8-10) Gospel: (Matthew 18: 15-20)

First Reading: (Ezekiel 33: 7-9) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 95: 1-2, 6-7, 8-9 (8)) Second Reading: (Romans 13: 8-10) Gospel: (Matthew 18: 15-20)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 33: 7-9) So thou, O son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me. When I say to the wicked: O wicked man, thou shalt surely die: if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked man from his way: that wicked man shall die…

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