Reading for Saturday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (NM 21:4B-9)

With their patience worn out by the journey,
the people complained against God and Moses,
“Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,
where

Reading for Friday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (1 TM 1:1-2, 12-14)

Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our savior
and of Christ Jesus our hope,
to Timothy, my true child in faith:
grace,

Reading for Thursday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: The Most Holy Name of Mary. Liturgical Colour: green/white

First Reading: (COL 3:12-17)

Brothers and sisters:
Put on, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved,
heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,
bea

Reading for Thursday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: The Passion of Saint John the Baptist. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (1 THES 3:7-13)

We have been reassured about you, brothers and sisters,
in our every distress and affliction, through your faith.
For we now live, if you stand firm in the Lord.
What

Reading for Wednesday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (1 THES 2:9-13)

You recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery.
Working night and day in order not to burden any of you,
we proclaimed to you the Gospel of God.

Reading for Tuesday of the 21st Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Monica. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (1 THES 2:1-8)

You yourselves know, brothers and sisters,
that our reception among you was not without effect.
Rather, after we had suffered and been insolently treated,
as you

Reading for Saturday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: Saint Bartholomew, Apostle. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (RV 21:9B-14)

The angel spoke to me, saying,
“Come here.
I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”
He took me in spirit to a great, high mountain
and showe

Reading for Friday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin. Liturgical Colour: green/white

First Reading: (RU 1:1, 3-6, 14B-16, 22)

Once in the time of the judges there was a famine in the land;
so a man from Bethlehem of Judah
departed with his wife and two sons
to

Reading for Tuesday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saints Pontian, Pope, and Hippolytus, Priest, Martyrs. Liturgical Colour: green/red

First Reading: (DT 31:1-8)

When Moses had finished speaking to all Israel, he said to them,
“I am now one hundred and twenty years old
and am no longer able

Reading for Saturday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (2 COR 9:6-10)

Brothers and sisters:
Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly,
and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
Each

Reading for Wednesday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Sixtus II, Pope, and Companions, Martyrs; Saint Cajetan, Priest. Liturgical Colour: green/red/white

First Reading: (NM 13:1-2, 25–14:1, 26A-29A, 34-35)

The LORD said to Moses [in the desert of Paran,]
“Send men to reconnoiter the land of Canaan,
which

Reading for Tuesday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: The Transfiguration of the Lord. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (DN 7:9-10, 13-14)

Thrones were set up
and the Ancient One took his throne.
His clothing was bright as snow,
and