Monday, February 18, 2019

Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 15 When the Alleluia Should Be Said
Mass: Gn 4:1-15, 25; Resp Ps 50; Mk 8:11-13


Am I my brother's keeper?

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Sunday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

In other years: The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order (13th-14th century)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 14 The Celebrations of Vigils on Feasts of Saints
Mass: Jr 17:5-8; Resp Ps 1; 1 Co 15:12, 16-20; Lk 6:17, 20-26


He is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches its roots to the stream.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 13:12-14
Mass: Gn 3:9-24; Resp Ps 90; Mk 8:1-10


Then the Lord said to the serpent: On your belly shall you crawl, and dirt shall you eat all the days of your life.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 13:1-11 Lauds on Ordinary Days
Mass: Gn 3:1-8; Resp Ps 32; Mk 7:31-37


So they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Saints Cyril, monk, and Methodius, bishop (9th century)

Thursday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
Happy Valentine's Day

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 12 The Celebration of Solemn Lauds
Mass: Gn 2:18-25; Resp Ps 128; Mk 7:24-30


Humbly welcome the word that has been planted in you and is able to save your souls.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 11 Vigils or Night Office on Sunday
Mass: Gn 2:4b-9, 15-17; Resp Ps 104; Mk 7:14-23


A stream was welling up out of the earth and was watering all the surface of the earth.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Humbeline (d. 1135), abbess, sister of Bernard of Clairvaux

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 10 The Night Office in Summertime
Mass: Gn 1:20-2:4a; Resp Ps 8; Mk 7:1-13


See, I give you every seed-bearing plant all over the earth to be your food.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Our Lady of Lourdes

Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
World Day of the Sick

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 9 The Number of Psalms at the Night Office
Mass: Gn 1:1-19; Resp Ps 104; Mk 6:53-56


God called the dome 'the sky'.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Sunday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

In other years: Saint Scholastica (480-547), twin sister of Saint Benedict

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 8 The Divine Office at Night
Mass: Is 6:1-2a, 3-8; Resp Ps 138; Resp 1Co 15:1-11; Lk 5:1-11


For astonishment at the catch of fish they had made seized him and all those with him, and likewise James and John.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Blessed Virgin Mary

Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:62-70
Mass: Heb 13:15-17, 20-21; Resp Ps 23; Mk 6:30-34


Through Jesus, let us continually offer God a sacrifice of praise.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Saint Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947); Saint Jerome Emiliani (1486-1537)

Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
World Day of Prayer and Reflection Against Human Trafficking

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:60-61
Mass: Heb 13:1-8; Resp Ps 27; Mk 6:14-29


Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:59
Mass: Heb 12:18-19, 21-24; Resp Ps 48; Mk 6:7-13


O God, we ponder your mercy within your temple.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Saint Paul Miki and Companions, martyrs (1564/6-1597)

Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:56-58
Mass: Heb 12:4-7, 11-15; Resp Ps 103; Mk 6:1-6



Strive for peace with everyone, and for that holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Saint Agatha, 3rd century martyr

Tuesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:55
Mass: Heb 12:1-5; Resp Ps 22; Mk 5:21-43


Do not be afraid.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:51-54
Mass: Heb 11:32-40; Resp Ps 31; Mk 5:1-20


Let your hearts take comfort, all who hope in the Lord.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:49-50
Mass: Jr 1:4-5, 17-17; Resp Ps 71; 1 Co 12:31-13:13; Lk 4:21-30


But the greatest of these is love.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

First Saturday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:44-48
Mass: Ml 3:1-4; Resp Ps 24; Heb 2:14-18; Lk 2:22-40


He took him into his arms and blessed God.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time

First Friday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:35-43
Mass: Heb 10:32-39; Resp Ps 37; Mk 4:26-34


But once it is sown, it springs up and becomes the largest of plants so that the bird of the sky can dwell in its shade.