Sunday, October 20, 2019

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

World Mission Sunday

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 16 The Celebration of the Divine Office During the Day
Mass: Ex 17:8-13; Resp Ps 121; 2 Tm 3:14-4:2; Lk 18:1-8

The Lord is your guardian; the Lord is your shade; he is beside you at your right hand.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Saints John de Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions (martyred 1642-1649)
Saint Paul of the Cross (1694-1775)
Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 15 The Times for Saying Alleluia
Mass: Rm 4:13, 16-18; Resp Ps 105; Lk 12:8-12


The Lord remembers his covenant forever.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Feast of Saint Luke

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 14 The Celebration of Vigils on the Anniversaries of Saints
Mass: 2 Tm 4:10-17b; Resp Ps 145; Lk 10:1-9


Let the faithful discourse of the glory of your Kingdom and speak of your might.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Ignatius of Antioch (-107)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 13:12-14
Mass: Rm 3:21-30; Resp Ps 130; Lk 11:47-54


I trust in the Lord; my soul trusts in his word.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Hedwig (1174-1243); Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690)

World Food Day: Our Actions are our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 13:1-11 The Celebration of Lauds on Ordinary Days
Mass: Rm 2:1-11; Resp Ps 62; Lk 11:42-46


God is our refuge!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Teresa of Jesus, Teresa of Ávila: Doctor of the Church (1515-1582)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 12 The Celebration of the Solemnity of Lauds
Mass: Rom 1:16-25; Resp Ps 19; Lk 11:37-41


The heavens proclaim the glory of God.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Pope Saint Callistus I (-222)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 11 The Celebration of Vigils on Sunday
Mass: Rom 1:1-7; Resp Ps 98; Lk 11:29-32


The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Canonization of Mother Mariam Thresia Chiaramel Mankidiyan; Marguerite Bays; Mother Giuseppina Vannini; Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes; Cardinal John Henry Newman!

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 10 The Arrangement of the Night Office in Summer
Mass: 1 Kings 5:14-17; Resp Ps 98; 2 Tim 2:8-13; Lk 17:11-19


All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Saturday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 9 The Number of Psalms at the Night Office
Mass: Joel 4:12-21; Resp Ps 97; Lk 11:27-28


Rejoice in the Lord, you just!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Pope Saint John XXIII (1881-1963)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 8 The Divine Office at Night
Mass: Joel 1:13-15; 2:1-2; Resp Ps 9; Lk 11:15-26


I will give thanks to you, O Lord, with all my heart; I will declare all your wondrous deeds.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Paulinus (-644); Saint Daniel Comboni (1831-1881)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:62-70
Mass: Malachi 3:13-20b; Resp Ps 1; Lk 11:5-13


Blessed are they who hope in the Lord.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Denis, bishop and martyr, and Companions (-258); Saint John Leonardi (1541-1609)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:60-61
Mass: Jon 4:1-11; Resp Ps 86; Lk 11:1-4


Hearken, O Lord, to my prayer and attend to the sound of my pleading.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Our Lady of Pompeii

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:59
Mass: Jon 3:1-10; Resp Ps 130; Lk 10:38-42


With the Lord is kindness and with him is plenteous redemption.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Our Lady of the Rosary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:56-58
Mass: Jonah 1:1-2:2, 11;Resp Ps (Jon 2); Lk 10:25-37
For the Memorial: Acts 1:12-14; Resp Ps (Lk 1); Lk 1:26-38


The Almighty has done great things for me, and holy is his Name.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

In other years: Saint Bruno (1033-1101)

Readings of the Day
RB; Ch 7:55
Mass: Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4; Resp Ps 95; 2 Tim 1:6-8, 13-14; Lk 17:5-10


If today you hear God's voice, harden not your hearts.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Saturday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Francis Xavier Seelos (1819-1867), German by birth, Redemptorist Priest, missionary to the United States, died in New Orleans after contracting Yellow Fever
Blessed Virgin Mary
First Saturday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:51-54
Mass: Baruch 4:5-12, 27-29; Resp Ps 69; Lk 10:17-24


Let the heavens and the earth praise the Lord, the seas and whatever moves in them.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)
First Friday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:49-50
Mass: Baruch 1:15-22; Resp Ps 79; Lk 10:13-16


For the glory of your name, O Lord, deliver us.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:44-48
Mass: Neh 8:1-4a, 5-6, 7b-12; Resp Ps 19; Lk 10:1-12


The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

The Holy Guardian Angels

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:35-43
Mass: Ex 23:20-23 or Neh 2:1-8; Resp Ps 91 or 137; Mt 18:1-5, 10


The Lord has put angels in charge of you, to guard you in all your ways.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, aka Thérèse of Lisieux, (1873-1897) Doctor of the Church, Co-Patron of the Missions with Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:34
Mass: Zech 8:20-23; Resp Ps 87; Lk 9:51-56

God is with us.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Jerome, Doctor of the Church (340-420)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:31-33
Mass: Zech 8:1-8; Resp Ps 102; Lk 9:46-50


The nations shall revere your name, O Lord, and all the kings of the earth your glory.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, instituted by Pope Pius X and first celebrated in 1914
In other years: Archangels Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:24-30
Mass: Amos 6:1a, 4-7; Resp Ps 146; 1 Tm 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31


Praise the Lord, my soul!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Saturday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Wenceslaus (907-935); Saints Laurence Ruiz and his Companions, martyrs (17th century); Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:19-23
Mass: Zech 2:5-9, 14-15a; Resp Ps (Jer 31); Lk 9:43b-45


Hear the word of the Lord, O nations.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Vincent de Paul (1581-1660)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:10-18
Mass: Haggai 2:1-9; Resp Ps 13; Lk 9:18-22


Hope in God; I will praise him, my savior and my God.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Saints Cosmas and Damian, martyrs (3rd century)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:5-9
Mass: Haggai 1:1-8; Resp Ps 149; Lk 9:7-9


Sing to the Lord a new song of praise in the assembly of the faithful.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 7:1-4 Humility
Mass: Ezra 9:5-9; Resp Ps (Tb 13); Lk 9:1-6


Celebrate days of gladness, and give the Lord praise.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 6 Restrain of Speech
Mass: Ezra 6:7-8, 12b, 14-20; Resp Ps 122; Lk 8:19-21


Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, also known as Padre Pio (1887-1968)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 5:14-19
Mass: Ezra 1:1-6; Resp Ps 126; Lk 8:16-18


The Lord has done marvels for us.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 5:1-13
Mass: Amos 8:4-7; Resp Ps 113; 1 Tm 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13


Blessed be the name of the Lord both now and forever.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

World Alzheimer's Day

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:63-78
Mass: Ep 4:1-7, 11-13; Resp Ps 19; Mt 9:9-13


Their message goes out through all the earth.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions (Korean martyrs, late 19th century)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:44-62
Mass: 1 Tm 6:2c-12; Resp Ps 49; Lk 8:1-3


Blessed are the poor in spirit; the Kingdom of heaven is theirs.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Januarius, bishop, martyr (early fourth century)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:22-43
Mass: 1 Tm 4:12-16; Resp Ps 111; Lk 7:36-50


The works of God's hands are faithful and just; sure are all his precepts.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: 4:1-21 The Tools for Good Works
Mass: 1 Tm 3:14-16; Resp Ps 111; Lk 7:31-35


How great are the works of the Lord!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church, Sybil of the Rhine (1098-1179)
Saint Robert Bellarmine, Doctor of the Church (1542-1621)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 3:7-13
Mass: 1 Tm 3:1-13; Resp Ps 101; Lk 7:11-17


I will walk with blameless heart.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Pope St Cornelius and St Cyprian, martyrs (-253)

Readings of the Day
RB: 3:1-6 Summoning the Community for Counsel
Mass: 1 Tm 2:1-8; Resp Ps 28; Lk 7:1-10


Blessed be the Lord, for he has heard my prayer.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

National Catechetical Sunday
In other years: Our Lady of Sorrows

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:33-40
Mass: Ex 32:7-11, 13-14; Resp Ps 51; 1 Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32


O Lord, open my lips and my mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:30-32
Mass: Num 21:4b-9; Resp Ps 78; Ph 2:6-11; Jn 3:13-17



We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you, because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

Saint John Chrysostom (349-407)

Readings of the Day
RB: 2:23-39
Mass: 1 Tm 1:1-2, 12-14; Resp Ps 16; Lk 6:39-42


You will show me the path to life, fullness of joys in your presence, the delights at your right hand forever.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

The Most Holy Name of Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:16-22
Mass: Col 3:12-17; Resp Ps 150; Lk 6:27-38


Let everything that breathes praise the Lord!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

18th Anniversary of 9/11

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:11-15
Mass: Col 3:1-11; Resp Ps 145; :l 6:20-26


Let all your works give you thanks, O Lord, and let your faithful ones bless you.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 2:1-10 Qualities of the Abbot or Abbess
Mass: Col 2:6-15; Resp Ps 145; Lk 6:12-19


The Lord is compassionate toward all his works.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Peter Claver (1581-1654)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 1:6-12
Mass: Col 1:24-2:3; Resp Ps 62; Lk 6:6-11


Only in God be at rest, my soul, for from him comes my hope.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 1:1-5 The Kinds of Monks
Mass: Wis 9:13b-18; Resp Ps 90; Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Lk 14:25-33


Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain wisdom of heart.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Saturday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

Blessed Virgin Mary
First Saturday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Prol 45-50
Mass: Col 1:21-23; Resp Ps 54; Lk 6:1-5


God himself is my help.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

First Friday of the Month

Readings of the Day
RB: Prol 39-44
Mass: Col 1:5-20; Resp Ps 100; Lk 5:33-39


Know that the Lord God; he made us, his we are.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Prol 33-38
Mass: Col 1:9-14; Resp Ps 98; Lk 5:1-11


All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation by our God. Shout joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; break into song; sing praise.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

Saint Cuthbert, monk (634-687)

Readings of the Day
RB: Prol. 21-32
Mass: Col 1:1-8; Resp Ps 52; Lk 4:38-44


I trust in the mercy of God forever.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tuesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

Pope St Gregory the Great, Doctor of the Church (540-604)

Readings of the Day
RB: Prologue 14-20
Mass: 1 Th 5:1-6, 9-11; Resp Ps 27; Lk 4:31-37


One thing I ask of the Lord; this I seek: To dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Monday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

Labor Day: Prosper the work of our hands! Prosper the work of our hands! (Ps 90:17)

Readings of the Day
RB: Prologue 8-13
Mass: 1 Th 4:13-18; Resp Ps 96; Lk 4:16-30


Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice; let the sea and what fills it resound.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

80th Anniversary of the Outbreak of World War II
World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Readings of the Day
RB: Prologue 1-7
Mass: Sir 3:17-18, 20, 28-29; Resp Ps 68; Heb 12:18-19, 22-24a; Lk 14:1, 7-14


Sing to God, chant praise to his name: whose name is the Lord.