Reading for Thursday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Ecclesiastes 1: 2-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 90: 3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14 and 17bc) Gospel: (Luke 9: 7-9)   First Reading: (Ecclesiastes 1: 2-11) Vanity of vanities, said Ecclesiastes vanity of vanities, and all is vanity. What hath a man more of all his labour, that he taketh under the sun? One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth standeth for ever. The sun riseth, and goeth down, and returneth to his place: and there rising again, Maketh his round by the south, and turneth again to the north:…

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Reading for Wednesday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saints Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs. Liturgical Colour: green/red

First Reading: (Proverbs 30: 5-9) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 119: 29, 72, 89, 101, 104, 163) Gospel: (Luke 9: 1-6)   First Reading: (Proverbs 30: 5-9) Every word of God is fire tried: he is a buckler to them that hope in him. Add not any thing to his words, lest thou be reproved, and found a liar: Two things I have asked of thee, deny them not to me before I die. Remove far from me vanity, and lying words. Give me neither beggary, nor riches: give me only the necessaries of life:…

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Reading for Tuesday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Proverbs 21: 1-6, 10-13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 119: 1, 27, 30, 34, 35, 44) Gospel: (Luke 8: 19-21)   First Reading: (Proverbs 21: 1-6, 10-13) As the divisions of waters, so the heart of the king is in the hand of the Lord: whithersoever he will he shall turn it. Every way of a man seemeth right to himself: but the Lord weigheth the hearts. To do mercy and judgment, pleaseth the Lord more than victims. Haughtiness of the eyes is the enlarging of the heart: the lamp of the wicked…

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Reading for Monday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Proverbs 3: 27-34) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 15: 2-3a, 3bc-4ab, 5) Gospel: (Luke 8: 16-18)   First Reading: (Proverbs 3: 27-34) Do not withhold him from doing good, who is able: if thou art able, do good thyself also. Say not to thy friend: Go, and come again: and tomorrow I will give to thee: when thou canst give at present. Practise not evil against thy friend, when he hath confidence in thee. Strive not against a man without cause, when he hath done thee no evil. Envy not the unjust man,…

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Reading for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Wisdom 2: 12, 17-20) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 54: 3-4, 5, 6-8 (6b)) Second Reading: (James 3: 16 – 4: 3) Gospel: (Mark 9: 30-37)   First Reading: (Wisdom 2: 12, 17-20) Let us therefore lie in wait for the just, because he is not for our turn, and he is contrary to our doings, and upbraideth us with transgressions of the law, and divulgeth against us the sins of our way of life. Let us see then if his words be true, and let us prove what shall happen to him,…

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Reading for Saturday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Blessed Virgin Mary. Liturgical Colour: green/white

First Reading: (1 Corinthians 15: 35-37, 42-49) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 56: 10c-12, 13-14) Gospel: (Luke 8: 4-15)   First Reading: (1 Corinthians 15: 35-37, 42-49) But some man will say: How do the dead rise again? or with what manner of body shall they come? Senseless man, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die first. And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not the body that shall be; but bare grain, as of wheat, or of some of the rest. So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is…

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Reading for Friday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. 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) 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 and…

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Reading for Thursday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (1 Corinthians 15: 1-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 118: 1b-2, 16ab-17, 28) Gospel: (Luke 7: 36-50)   First Reading: (1 Corinthians 15: 1-11) Now I make known unto you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you have received, and wherein you stand; By which also you are saved, if you hold fast after what manner I preached unto you, unless you have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all, which I also received: how that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures:…

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Reading for Wednesday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Januarius, Bishop and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: green/red

First Reading: (1 Corinthians 12: 31 – 13: 13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 33: 2-3, 4-5, 12 and 22) Gospel: (Luke 7: 31-35)   First Reading: (1 Corinthians 12: 31 – 13: 13) But be zealous for the better gifts. And I shew unto you yet a more excellent way. If I speak with the tongues of men, and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries, and all knowledge, and if I should have…

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Reading for Tuesday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1 Corinthians 12: 12-14, 27-31a) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 100: 1b-2, 3, 4, 5) Gospel: (Luke 7: 11-17)   First Reading: (1 Corinthians 12: 12-14, 27-31a) For as the body is one, and hath many members; and all the members of the body, whereas they are many, yet are one body, so also is Christ. For in one Spirit were we all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Gentiles, whether bond or free; and in one Spirit we have all been made to drink. For the body also is not one…

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