Reading for Tuesday of the 1st Week of lent year A. Liturgical Colour: violet

  First Reading: (Isaiah 55: 10-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 34: 4-5, 6-7, 16-17, 18-19 ) Gospel: (Matthew 6: 7-15)   First Reading: (Isaiah 55: 10-11) And as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and return no more thither, but soak the earth, and water it, and make it to spring, and give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be, which shall go forth from my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall do whatsoever I please,…

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Reading for Friday after Ash Wednesday. Memorial: John of God, Religious Founder. Day of abstinence from meat (age 14 and up). Liturgical Colour: violet

First Reading: (Isaiah 58: 1-9a) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 51: 3-4, 5-6ab, 18-19) Gospel: (Matthew 9: 14-15)   First Reading: (Isaiah 58: 1-9a) Cry, cease not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their wicked doings, and the house of Jacob their sins. For they seek me from day to day, sad desire to know my ways, as a nation that hath done justice, and hath not forsaken the judgment of their God: they ask of me the judgments of justice: they are willing to approach to…

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