Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday of the Twentienth Week in Ordinary Time

Solemnity of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot of Clairvaux, Doctor of the Church (1090-1153)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:1-6 The Election of Abbess or Abbot
Mass: Judges 6:11-24a; Resp Ps 85; Mt 19:23-30
For the Solemnity: Wis 7:7-10, 15-16 or Sirach 39:8-14; Ph 3:17-4:1; Mt 5:13-19 or Jn 17:20-26


Listen, my faithful children; open up your petals, like roses planted near running waters.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Guerric of Igny, Cistercian abbot (1070-1157)
Saint John Eudes (1601-1680)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 63:10-19
Mass Judges 2:11-19; Resp Ps 106; Mt 19:16-22


Remember us, O Lord, as you favor your people.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 63:1-9 Community Rank
Mass: Jer 38:4-6, 8-10; Resp Ps 40; Heb 12:1-4; Lk 12:49-53


Lord, come to my aid!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 62 The Priests of the Monastery
Mass: Joshual 24:14-29; Resp Ps 16; Mt 19:13-15


You are my inheritance, O Lord.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Stephen of Hungary (969-1038)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 61:6-14Mass: Joshua 24:1-13; Resp Ps 136; Mt 19:3-12


Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, his mercy endures forever.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Patronal Feast of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch RB 61:1-5 The Reception of Visiting Monks
Vigil Mass: 1 Chron 15:34, 15-16; 16:1-2; Resp Ps 132; 1 Cor 15:54b-57; Lk 11:27-28
Mass: Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab; Resp Ps 45; 1 Cor 15:20-27; Lk 1:39-56


The queen takes her place at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest, martyr (1894-1941)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 60 The Admission of Priests into the Monastery
Mass: Dt 34:1-12; Resp Ps 66; Mt 18:15-20 


Blessed be the God who filled my soul with fire!