Reading for Thursday after Ash Wednesday. Liturgical Colour: violet

First Reading: (Deuteronomy 30: 15-20) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 1: 1-2, 3, 4 and 6) Gospel: (Luke 9: 22-25)   First Reading: (Deuteronomy 30: 15-20) Consider that I have set before thee this day life and good, and on the other hand death and evil: That thou mayst love the Lord thy God, and walk in his ways, and keep his commandments and ceremonies and judgments, and thou mayst live, and he may multiply thee, and bless thee in the land, which thou shalt go in to possess. But if thy heart be turned away, so…

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

First Reading: (Leviticus 13: 1-2, 44-46) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 32: 1-2, 5, 11 (7)) Second Reading: (1 Corinthians 10: 31 – 11: 1) Gospel: (Mark 1: 40-45)   First Reading: (Leviticus 13: 1-2, 44-46) And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying: The man in whose skin or flesh shalt arise a different colour or a blister, or as it were something shining, that is, the stroke of the leprosy, shall be brought to Aaron the priest, or any one of his sons. Now whosoever shall be defiled with the leprosy, and is…

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

First Reading: (1 Kings 2: 1-4, 10-12) Responsorial Psalm: (1 Chronicles 29: 10, 11ab, 11d-12a, 12bcd) Gospel: (Mark 6: 7-13)   First Reading: (1 Kings 2: 1-4, 10-12) And the days of David drew nigh that he should die, and he charged his son Solomon, saying: I am going the way of all flesh: take thou courage, and shew thyself a man. And keep the charge of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and observe his ceremonies, and his precepts, and judgments, and testimonies, as it is written in the…

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

First Reading: (2 Samuel 15: 13-14, 30; 16: 5-13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 3: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7) Gospel: (Mark 5: 1-20)   First Reading: (2 Samuel 15: 13-14, 30; 16: 5-13) And there came a messenger to David, saying: All Israel with their whole heart followeth Absalom. And David said to his servants, that were with him in Jerusalem: Arise and let us flee: for we shall not escape else from the face of Absalom: make haste to go out, lest he come and overtake us, and bring ruin upon us, and smite the…

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Reading for Thursday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast:The Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Acts 22: 3-16 or Acts 9: 1-22) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 117: 1bc, 2) Gospel: (Mark 16: 15-18)   First Reading: (Acts 22: 3-16 or Acts 9: 1-22) Acts 22: 3-16 And he saith: I am a Jew, born at Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous for the law, as also all you are this day: Who persecuted this way unto death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women. As…

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

First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-5, 10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 25: 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (4a)) Second Reading: (1Corinthians 7: 29-31) Gospel: (Mark 1: 14-20)   First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-5, 10) And the word of the Lord came to Jonas the second time, saying: Arise, and go to Ninive the great city: and preach in it the preaching that I bid thee. And Jonas arose, and went to Ninive, according to the word of the Lord: now Ninive was a great city of three days’ journey. And Jonas began to enter into the city one…

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Reading for Saturday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial:Saint Fabian, Pope and Martyr; Saint Sebastian, Martyr; BVM. Liturgical Colour: green/red/red/white

First Reading: (2Samuel 1: 1-4, 11-12, 19, 23-27) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 80:2-3, 5-7) Gospel: (Mark 3: 20-21)   First Reading: (2Samuel 1: 1-4, 11-12, 19, 23-27) Now it came to pass, after Saul was dead, that David returned from the slaughter of the Amalecites, and abode two days in Siceleg. And on the third day, there appeared a man who came out of Saul’s camp, with his garments rent, and dust strewed on his head: and when he came to David, he fell upon his face, and adored. And David said to him:…

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Reading for Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1Samuel 24: 3-21) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 57: 2, 3-4, 6 and 11) Gospel: (Mark 3: 13-19)   First Reading: (1Samuel 24: 3-21) Saul therefore took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went out to seek after David, and his men, even upon the most craggy rocks, which are accessible only to wild goats. And he came to the sheepcotes, which were in his way. And there was a cave, into which Saul went, to ease nature: now David and his men lay hid in the inner part of…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Anthony, Abbot. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (1Samuel 17: 32-33, 37, 40-51) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 144: 1b, 2, 9-10) Gospel: (Mark 3: 1-6)   First Reading: (1Samuel 17: 32-33, 37, 40-51) And when he was brought to him, he said to him: Let not any man’s heart be dismayed in him: I thy servant will go, and will fight against the Philistine. And Saul said to David: Thou art not able to withstand this Philistine, nor to fight against him: for thou art but a boy, but he is a warrior from his youth. And David said: The…

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

First Reading: (1Samuel 16: 1-13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 89: 20, 21-22, 27-28) Gospel: (Mark 2: 23-28)   First Reading: (1Samuel 16: 1-13) And the Lord said to Samuel: How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, whom I have rejected from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and come, that I may send thee to Isai the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. And Samuel said: How shall I go? for Saul will hear of it, and he will kill me. And the Lord said: Thou shalt…

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