Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 19 The Discipline of the Psalmody
Mass: Gn 15:1-12, 17-18; Resp Ps 105; Mt 7:15-20


Look to the Lord in his strength, seek to serve him constantly.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 18:20-25
Mass: Gn 13:2, 5-18; Resp Ps 15; Mt 7:6, 12-14


He who does justice will live in the presence of the Lord.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 18:12-19
Mass: Is 49:1-6; Resp Ps 139; Acts 13:22-26; Lk 1:57-66, 80


I praise you, for I am wonderfully made.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Soleminity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 18:7-11
Mass: Gn 14:18-20; Resp Ps 110; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Sequence Laud, O Zion; Lk 9:11b-17


I will take the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saint John Fisher (1469-1535); Saint Thomas More (1477-1535); Saint Paulinus of Nola (355-431)
Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 18 The Order of the Psalmody
Mass: 2 Cor 12:1-10; Resp Ps 34; Mt 6:24-34


Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591)
Summer Solstice

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 17 The Number of Psalms to be Sung at the Hours
Mass: 2 Cor 11:18, 21-30; Resp Ps 34; Mt 6:19-23


Look to the Lord that you may be radiant with joy, and your faces may not blush with shame.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

United Nations World Refugee Day

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 16 The Celebration of the Divine Office During the Day
Mass: 2 Cor 11:1-11; Resp Ps 111; Mt 6:7-15


Great are the works of the Lord, exquisite in all their delights.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Romauld (951-1027)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 15 The Times for Saying Alleluia
Mass: 2 Cor 9:6-11; Resp Ps 112; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18


Light shines in the darkness for the upright; he is gracious and merciful and just.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 14 The Celebration of Vigils on the Feasts of Saints
Mass: 2 Cor 8:1-9; Resp Ps 146; Mt 5:43-48


Praise the Lord, my soul!

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

20th anniversary of the death of Cardinal Basil Hume (1923-1999)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 13:12-14
Mass: 2 Cor 6:1-10; Resp Ps 98; Mt 5:38-42


Shout to the Lord, all the earth, ring out your joy.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 13:1-11 Lauds on Ordinary Days
Mass: Pr 8:22-31; Resp Ps 8; Rm 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15


O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Saturday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 12 The Celebration of Solemn Lauds
Mass: 2 Cor 5:14-21; Resp Ps 103; Mt 5:33-37


The Lord pardons all your iniquities, he heals all your ills.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Gerard of Clairvaux, older brother of Bernard of Clairvaux (d. 1138)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 11 Vigils or Night Office on Sunday
Mass: 2 Cor 4:7-17; Resp Ps 116; Mt 5:27-32


To you, Lord, I will offer a sacrifice of praise. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Saint Anthony of Padua, Doctor of the Church (1195-1231)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 10 The Night Office in Summertime
Mass: 2 Cor 3:15-4:1, 3-6; Resp Ps 85; Mt 5:20-26


Truth shall spring out of the earth, and justice shall look down from heaven.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday of the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 9 The Number of Psalms at the Night Office
Mass: 2 Cor 3:4-11; Resp Ps 99; Mt 5:17-19


Holy is the Lord our God.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Saint Barnabas the Apostle, martyr (d.before 61)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 8 The Divine Office at Night
Mass: Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3; Resp Ps 98; Mt 10:7-13 or Mt 5:13-16


The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power.

Monday, June 10, 2019

The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:62-70
Mass: Gn 3:9-15, 20 or Acts 1:12-14; Resp Ps 87; Jn 19:25-34


And all shall sing, in their festive dance: "My home is within you."

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Pentecost Sunday

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:60-61
Mass: Acts 2:1-11; Resp Ps 104; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13 or Rom 8:8-17; Sequence Veni, Sancte Spiritus; Jn 20:19-23 or Jn 14:15-16, 23b-26


How manifold are your works, O Lord!

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:59
Mass: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31; Resp Ps 11; Jn 21:20-25


For the Lord is just, he loves just deeds; the upright shall see his face.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

First Friday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:56-58
Mass: Acts 25:13b-21; Resp Ps 103; Jn 21:15-19


Bless the Lord, all you his angels, you mighty in strength, who do his bidding.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter

75th Anniversary of D-Day
Saint Norbert (1075-1134)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:55
Mass: Acts 22:30; 23:6-11 Resp Ps 16; Jn 17:20-26


You will show me the path of life, fullness of joys in your presence.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr (675-754)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:51-54
Mass: Acts 20:28-38; Resp Ps 68; Jn 17:11b-19


Behold, God's voice resounds, the voice of power; "Confess the power of God!"

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:49-50
Mass: Acts 20:17-27; Resp Ps 68; Jn 17:1-11a


Blessed day by day be the Lord, who bears our burdens; God, who is our salvation.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Saints Charles Lwanga and his Companions (- 1885/7)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:44-48
Mass: Acts 19:1-8; Resp Ps 68; Jn 16:29-33


Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Ascension of the Lord

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:35-43
Mass: Acts 1:1-11; Resp Ps 47; Eph 1:17-23 or Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23; Lk 24:46-53


All you peoples, clap your hands, shout to God with cries of gladness.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Saint Justin, Martyr (-165)
First Saturday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:34
Mass: Acts 18:23-36; Resp Ps 47; Jn 16:23b-28


For king of all the earth is God; sing hymns of praise.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:31-34
Mass: Zephaniah 3:14-18a or Rom 12:9-16; Resp Ps (Is 12); Lk 1:39-56

Sing praise to the Lord for his glorious achievement; 
let this be known throughout all the earth.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Saint Joan of Arc (1412-1431)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:24-30
Mass: Acts 18:1-8; Resp Ps 98; Jn 16:16-20


Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; break into song; sing praise.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Pope Saint Paul VI (1897-1978)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:19-23
Mass: Acts 17:15, 22-18:1; Resp Ps 148; Jn 16:12-


I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will tell of your name to my kin, alleluia.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:10-18
Mass: Acts 16:22-34; Resp Ps 138; Jn 16:5-11


I will send to you the Spirit of truth, says the Lord; he will guide you to all truth.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter

Memorial Day
Saint Augustine of Canterbury (ca.65)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:5-9
Mass: Acts 16:11-15; Resp Ps 149; Jn 15:26-16:4a


The Lord takes delight in his people.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Sixth Sunday of Easter

In other years: Saint Philip Neri (1515-1595)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:1-4 Humility
Mass: Acts 15:1-2; Resp Ps 67; Rev 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn 14:23-29


May God have pity on us and bless us; may he let his face shine upon us.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter

Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735); Pope St Gregory VII (1020-1085); Saint Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi (1566-1607)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 6 Restraint of Speech
Mass: Acts 16:1-10; Resp Ps 100; Jn 15:18-21


Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; serve the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful song.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 5:14-19
Mass: Acts 15:22-31; Resp Ps 57; Jn 15:12-17


Be exalted above the heavens, O God, above all the earth be your glory!

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 5:1-13 Obedience
Mass: Acts 15:7-21; Resp Ps 96; Jn 15:9-11


Proclaim God's marvelous deeds to all the nations.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter

Saint Rita of Cascia, patron saint of impossible or lost causes (1377-1447)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:63-78
Mass: Acts 15:1-6; Resp Ps 122; Jn 15:1-8


Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter

Saint Christopher Magallanes and Companions (1869-1927)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:44-62
Mass: Acts 14:19-28; Resp Ps 145; Jn 14:27-31a

Your friends make known, O Lord, the glorious splendor of your kingdom.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter

Saint Bernardine of Siena (1380-1444)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:22-43
Mass: Acts 14:5-18; Resp Ps 115; Jn 14:21-26


May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:1-21 The Tools for Good Works
Mass: Acts 14:21-27; Resp Ps 145; Rev 21:1-5a; Jn 13:31-33a, 34-35


As I have loved you, so you should also love one another.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Pope Saint John I, martyr (-526)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 3:7-13
Mass: Acts 13:44-52; Resp Ps 98; Jn 14:7-14


All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 3:1-6 Calling the Community Together for Counsel
Mass: Acts 13:26-33; Resp Ps 2; Jn 14:1-6


Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice before him; with trembling rejoice.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Saint Simon Stock (c.1165-1265)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:33-40
Mass: Acts 13:13-25; Resp Ps 89; Jn 13:16-20


Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord. 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Saint Pachomius, Abbot (292-348)
Saint Isidore the Farmer (1070-1130)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:30-32
Mass: Acts 12:24-13:5a; Resp Ps 67; Jn 12:44-50


O God, let all the nations praise you.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle

Readings of the Day 
RB: Ch 2:23-29
Mass: Acts 1:15-17, 20-26; Resp Ps 113; Jn 15:9-17


From the rising of the sun to its setting, praised be the name of the Lord.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Our Lady of Fátima

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:16-22
Mass: Acts 11:1-18; Resp Ps 42;43; Jn 10:1-10


Athirst is my soul for the living God.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Easter

World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Mother's Day

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:11-15
Mass: Acts 13:14, 43-52; Resp Ps 100; Rev 7:9, 14b-17; Jn 10:27-30


Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; serve the Lord with gladness, come before him with joyful song.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Saturday of the Third Week of Easter

The Carthusian Martyrs (16th century)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:1-10 The Qualities of an Abbot or Abbess
Mass: Acts 9:31-42; Resp Ps 116; Jn 6:60-69


Your words, Lord, are spirit and life; you have the words of everlasting life.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday of the Third Week of Easter

Saint Damien de Veuster (Damien of Molokai), 1840-1889

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 1:6-13
Mass: Acts 9:1-20; Resp Ps 117; Jn 6:52-59


Praise the Lord, all you nations; glorify him, all you peoples!

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday of the Third Week of Easter

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 1:1-5 The Kinds of Monks
Mass: Acts 8:26-40; Resp Ps 66; Jn 6:44-51


Hear now, all you who fear God, while I declare what he has done for me.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter

Blessed Martyrs of Algeria, 19 individuals including seven Trappist Cistercian monks (d. 1994-1996)

Readings of the Day
RB: Prologue 45-50
Mass of the Memorial: Rev 7:9, 14b-17; Resp Ps 31; Jn 15:9-17
Mass of the Day: Acts 8:1b-8; Resp Ps 66; Jn 6:35-40


These are the ones who have survived the great time of distress; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.