Reading for the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (Wisdom 6: 12-16) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 63: 2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 (2b)) Second Reading: (1Thessalonians 4: 13-18) Gospel: (Matthew 25: 1-13)

First Reading: (Wisdom 6: 12-16) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 63: 2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 (2b)) Second Reading: (1Thessalonians 4: 13-18) Gospel: (Matthew 25: 1-13)   First Reading: (Wisdom 6: 12-16) Wisdom is glorious, and never fadeth away, and is easily seen by them that love her, and is found by them that seek her. She preventeth them that covet her, so that she first sheweth herself unto them. He that awaketh early to seek her, shall not labour: for he shall find her sitting at his door. To think therefore upon her, is…

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Reading for Saturday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Romans 16: 3-9, 16, 22-27) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 145: 2-3, 4-5, 10-11) Gospel: (Luke 16: 9-15)

First Reading: (Romans 16: 3-9, 16, 22-27) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 145: 2-3, 4-5, 10-11) Gospel: (Luke 16: 9-15)   First Reading: (Romans 16: 3-9, 16, 22-27) Salute Prisca and Aquila, my helpers in Christ Jesus, (Who have for my life laid down their own necks: to whom not I only give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles,) And the church which is in their house. Salute Epenetus, my beloved: who is the firstfruits of Asia in Christ. Salute Mary, who hath laboured much among you. Salute Andronicus and Junias,…

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Reading for Friday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Romans 15: 14-21) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 98: 1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4) Gospel: (Luke 16: 1-8)

First Reading: (Romans 15: 14-21) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 98: 1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4) Gospel: (Luke 16: 1-8)   First Reading: (Romans 15: 14-21) And I myself also, my brethren, am assured of you, that you also are full of love, replenished with all knowledge, so that you are able to admonish one another. But I have written to you, brethren, more boldly in some sort, as it were putting you in mind: because of the grace which is given me from God. That I should be the minister of Christ Jesus among the…

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Reading for Thursday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast: The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 46: 2-3, 5-6, 8-9) Second Reading: (1Corinthians 3: 9c-11, 16-17) Gospel: (John 2: 13-22)

First Reading: (Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 46: 2-3, 5-6, 8-9) Second Reading: (1Corinthians 3: 9c-11, 16-17) Gospel: (John 2: 13-22)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12) And he brought me again to the gate of the house, and behold waters issued out from under the threshold of the house toward the east: for the forefront, of the house looked toward the east: but the waters came down to the right side of the temple to the south part of the altar. And he led me out…

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Reading for Tuesday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (Romans 12: 5-16ab) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 131: 1bcde, 2, 3) Gospel: (Luke 14: 15-24)

First Reading: (Romans 12: 5-16ab) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 131: 1bcde, 2, 3) Gospel: (Luke 14: 15-24)   First Reading: (Romans 12: 5-16ab) So we being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. And having different gifts, according to the grace that is given us, either prophecy, to be used according to the rule of faith; Or ministry, in ministering; or he that teacheth, in doctrine; He that exhorteth, in exhorting; he that giveth, with simplicity; he that ruleth, with carefulness; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.…

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Reading for Monday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical colour: green First Reading: (Romans 11: 29-36) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 69: 30-31, 33-34, 36) Gospel: (Luke 14: 12-14)

First Reading: (Romans 11: 29-36) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 69: 30-31, 33-34, 36) Gospel: (Luke 14: 12-14)   First Reading: (Romans 11: 29-36) For the gifts and the calling of God are without repentance. For as you also in times past did not believe God, but now have obtained mercy, through their unbelief; So these also now have not believed, for your mercy, that they also may obtain mercy. For God hath concluded all in unbelief, that he may have mercy on all. O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and…

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Reading for the Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (Malachi 1: 14b – 2: 2b, 8-10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 131: 1, 2, 3) Second Reading: (1Thessalonians 2: 7b-9, 13) Gospel: (Matthew 23: 1-12)

First Reading: (Malachi 1: 14b – 2: 2b, 8-10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 131: 1, 2, 3) Second Reading: (1Thessalonians 2: 7b-9, 13) Gospel: (Matthew 23: 1-12)   First Reading: (Malachi 1: 14b – 2: 2b, 8-10) For I am a great King, saith the Lord of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the Gentiles. I will send poverty upon you, and will curse your blessings, yea I will curse them, because you have not laid it to heart. But you have departed out of the way, and have caused many to…

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Reading for Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Romans 11: 1-2a, 11-12, 25-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 94: 12-13a, 14-15, 17-18) Gospel: (Luke 14: 1, 7-11)

First Reading: (Romans 11: 1-2a, 11-12, 25-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 94: 12-13a, 14-15, 17-18) Gospel: (Luke 14: 1, 7-11)   First Reading: (Romans 11: 1-2a, 11-12, 25-29) I say then: Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. God hath not cast away his people, which he foreknew. I say then, have they so stumbled, that they should fall? God forbid. But by their offence, salvation is come to the Gentiles, that they may be emulous…

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Reading for Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Martin de Porres, Religious. Liturgical Colour: green/white First Reading: (Romans 9: 1-5) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 147: 12-13, 14-15, 19-20) Gospel: (Luke 14: 1-6)

First Reading: (Romans 9: 1-5) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 147: 12-13, 14-15, 19-20) Gospel: (Luke 14: 1-6)   First Reading: (Romans 9: 1-5) I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost: That I have great sadness, and continual sorrow in my heart. For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren, who are my kinsmen according to the flesh, Who are Israelites, to whom belongeth the adoption as of children, and the glory, and the testament, and the giving…

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Reading for Thursday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day). Liturgical Colour: white or violet or black First Reading: (Wisdom 3: 1-9) Responsorial Psalm: (Romans 5: 5-11 or Romans 6: 3-9) Gospel: (John 6: 37-40)

First Reading: (Wisdom 3: 1-9) Responsorial Psalm: (Romans 5: 5-11 or Romans 6: 3-9) Gospel: (John 6: 37-40)   First Reading: (Wisdom 3: 1-9) But the souls of the just are in the hand of God, and the torment of death shall not touch them. In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die: and their departure was taken for misery: And their going away from us, for utter destruction: but they are in peace. And though in the sight of men they suffered torments, their hope is full of immortality.…

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