Daily Readings

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Hab 1:2-3; 2:2-4

How long, O LORD?  I cry for help but you do not listen! I cry out to you, "Violence!" but you do not intervene. Why do you let me see ruin; why must I look at misery? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and clamorous discord. Then the LORD answered me and said: Write down the vision clearly upon the tablets, so that one can read it readily. For the vision still has its time, presses on to fulfillment, and will not disappoint; if it delays, wait for it, it will surely come, it will not be late. The rash one has no integrity; but the just one, because of his faith, shall live.

Responsorial Psalm Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9

R. (8) If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.Come, let us sing joyfully to the LORD; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation.Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us joyfully sing psalms to him.R. If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.Come, let us bow down in worship; let us kneel before the LORD who made us.For he is our God, and we are the people he shepherds, the flock he guides.R. If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.Oh, that today you would hear his voice: "Harden not your hearts as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the desert,Where your fathers tempted me; they tested me though they had seen my works."R. If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

Reading 2 2 Tm 1:6-8, 13-14

Beloved:I remind you, to stir into flamethe gift of God that you have through the imposition of my hands. For God did not give us a spirit of cowardicebut rather of power and love and self-control. So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord,nor of me, a prisoner for his sake;but bear your share of hardship for the gospelwith the strength that comes from God.Take as your norm the sound words that you heard from me,in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Guard this rich trust with the help of the Holy Spiritthat dwells within us.

Alleluia 1 Pt 1:25

R. Alleluia, alleluia.The word of the Lord remains forever.This is the word that has been proclaimed to you.R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel Lk 17:5-10

The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith." The Lord replied,"If you have faith the size of a mustard seed,you would say to this mulberry tree,'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you."Who among you would say to your servantwho has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field,'Come here immediately and take your place at table'? Would he not rather say to him,'Prepare something for me to eat.Put on your apron and wait on me while I eat and drink.You may eat and drink when I am finished'? Is he grateful to that servant because he did what was commanded? So should it be with you.When you have done all you have been commanded,say, 'We are unprofitable servants;we have done what we were obliged to do.'"
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Author: USCCB
Posted: October 2, 2022, 8:30 am

Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, virgin and doctor of the Church

Reading 1 JB 42:1-3, 5-6, 12-17

Job answered the LORD and said:

I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be hindered. I have dealt with great things that I do not understand; things too wonderful for me, which I cannot know. I had heard of you by word of mouth, but now my eye has seen you. Therefore I disown what I have said, and repent in dust and ashes.

Thus the LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his earlier ones. For he had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she-asses. And he had seven sons and three daughters, of whom he called the first Jemimah, the second Keziah, and the third Kerenhappuch. In all the land no other women were as beautiful as the daughters of Job; and their father gave them an inheritance along with their brothers. After this, Job lived a hundred and forty years; and he saw his children, his grandchildren, and even his great-grandchildren. Then Job died, old and full of years.  

Responsorial Psalm PS 119:66, 71, 75, 91, 125, 130

R. (135) Lord, let your face shine on me. Teach me wisdom and knowledge, for in your commands I trust. R. Lord, let your face shine on me. It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I may learn your statutes. R. Lord, let your face shine on me. I know, O LORD, that your ordinances are just, and in your faithfulness you have afflicted me. R. Lord, let your face shine on me. According to your ordinances they still stand firm: all things serve you. R. Lord, let your face shine on me. I am your servant; give me discernment that I may know your decrees. R. Lord, let your face shine on me. The revelation of your words sheds light, giving understanding to the simple. R. Lord, let your face shine on me.

 

 

Alleluia See MT 11:25

R. Alleluia, alleluia. Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, you have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the Kingdom. R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel LK 10:17-24

The seventy-two disciples returned rejoicing and said to Jesus, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us because of your name.” Jesus said, “I have observed Satan fall like lightning from the sky. Behold, I have given you the power ‘to tread upon serpents’ and scorpions and upon the full force of the enemy and nothing will harm you. Nevertheless, do not rejoice because the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice because your names are written in heaven.

”At that very moment he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. Yes, Father, such has been your gracious will. All things have been handed over to me by my Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom the Son wishes to reveal him.”

Turning to the disciples in private he said, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. For I say to you, many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, but did not see it, and to hear what you hear, but did not hear it.”

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Author: USCCB
Posted: October 1, 2022, 8:30 am

Memorial of Saint Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Jerome, priest and doctor of the Church

Reading 1 Jb 38:1, 12-21; 40:3-5

The LORD addressed Job out of the storm and said:Have you ever in your lifetime commanded the morningand shown the dawn its placeFor taking hold of the ends of the earth,till the wicked are shaken from its surface?The earth is changed as is clay by the seal,and dyed as though it were a garment;But from the wicked the light is withheld,and the arm of pride is shattered.Have you entered into the sources of the sea,or walked about in the depths of the abyss?Have the gates of death been shown to you,or have you seen the gates of darkness?Have you comprehended the breadth of the earth?Tell me, if you know all:Which is the way to the dwelling place of light,and where is the abode of darkness,That you may take them to their boundariesand set them on their homeward paths?You know, because you were born before them,and the number of your years is great!Then Job answered the LORD and said:Behold, I am of little account; what can I answer you?I put my hand over my mouth.Though I have spoken once, I will not do so again;though twice, I will do so no more.

Responsorial Psalm Ps 139:1-3, 7-8, 9-10, 13-14ab

R. (24b) Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.O LORD, you have probed me and you know me;you know when I sit and when I stand;you understand my thoughts from afar.My journeys and my rest you scrutinize,with all my ways you are familiar.R. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.Where can I go from your spirit?From your presence where can I flee?If I go up to the heavens, you are there;if I sink to the nether world, you are present there.R. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.If I take the wings of the dawn,if I settle at the farthest limits of the sea,Even there your hand shall guide me,and your right hand hold me fast.R. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.Truly you have formed my inmost being;you knit me in my mother's womb.I give you thanks that I am fearfully, wonderfully made; wonderful are your works.R. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.

Alleluia Ps 95:8

R. Alleluia, alleluia.If today you hear his voice,harden not your hearts.R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel Lk 10:13-16

Jesus said to them,"Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida!For if the mighty deeds done in your midsthad been done in Tyre and Sidon,they would long ago have repented,sitting in sackcloth and ashes.But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidonat the judgment than for you.And as for you, Capernaum, 'Will you be exalted to heaven?You will go down to the netherworld.'Whoever listens to you listens to me.Whoever rejects you rejects me. And whoever rejects me rejects the one who sent me."
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Author: USCCB
Posted: September 30, 2022, 8:30 am

 

 

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