Reading for Friday after Ash Wednesday. Liturgical Colour: violet. Memorial (USA): Saint Katharine Drexel, Virgin.Day of abstinence from meat (age 14 and above)

 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 […]

Reading for Tuesday, Eight Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green

 First Reading: (Sirach 35:1-12) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 50:5-6, 7-8, 14, 23) Gospel: (Mark 10:28-31) First Reading: (Sirach 35:1-12) He that keepeth the law, multiplieth offerings. It is a wholesome sacrifice to take heed to the commandments, and to […]

Reading for Monday, Eight Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green

 First Reading: (Sirach 17:20-24) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 32:1-2, 5, 6, 7) Gospel: (Mark 10:17-27) First Reading: (Sirach 17:20-24) Turn to the Lord, and forsake thy sins: Make thy prayer before the face of the Lord, and offend less. […]

Reading for the Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green

 First Reading: (Isaiah 49:14-15) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 62:2-3, 6-7, 8-9)  Second Reading: (1Corinthians 4:1-5) Gospel: (Matthew 6:24-34) First Reading: (Isaiah 49:14-15) Zion was saying, ‘Yahweh has abandoned me, the Lord has forgotten me.’ Can a […]

Reading for Saturday, Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green/white

 First Reading: (Sirach 17:1-15) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 103:13-14, 15-16, 17-18) Gospel: (Mark 10:13-16)   First Reading: (Sirach 17:1-15) God created man of the earth, and made him after his own image. And he turned him into it again, […]

Reading for Friday, Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green

 First Reading: (Sirach 6:5-17) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 119:12, 16, 18, 27, 34, 35) Gospel: (Mark 10:1-12) First Reading: (Sirach 6:5-17) A kindly turn of speech attracts new friends, a courteous tongue invites many a friendly response. Let your […]

Reading for Thursday, Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: St Polycarp, Bishop, Martyr. Liturgical Colour: red

 First Reading: (Sirach 5:1-8) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 1:1-2, 3-4, 6) Gospel: (Mark 9:41-50) First Reading: (Sirach 5:1-8) Do not put your confidence in your money or say, ‘With this I am self-sufficient.’ Do not be led […]