Monday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time


The children of Israel offended the LORD by serving the Baals.Abandoning the LORD, the God of their fathers,who led them out of the land of Egypt,they followed the other gods of the various nations around them,and by their worship of these gods provoked the LORD. Because they had thus abandoned him and served Baal and […]

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time


In those days, the princes said to the king:“Jeremiah ought to be put to death;he is demoralizing the soldiers who are left in this city,and all the people, by speaking such things to them;he is not interested in the welfare of our people,but in their ruin.” King Zedekiah answered: “He is in your power”;for the […]

Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time


Joshua gathered together all the tribes of Israel at Shechem,and addressed them, saying:“Fear the LORD and serve him completely and sincerely.Cast out the gods your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt,and serve the LORD.If it does not please you to serve the LORD,decide today whom you will serve,the gods your fathers served beyond […]

Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time


Joshua gathered together all the tribes of Israel at Shechem,summoning their elders, their leaders,their judges and their officers.When they stood in ranks before God, Joshua addressed all the people: “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: In times past your fathers, down to Terah,father of Abraham and Nahor,dwelt beyond the River and served other […]

Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr


Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo,the headland of Pisgah which faces Jericho,and the LORD showed him all the land—Gilead, and as far as Dan, all Naphtali,the land of Ephraim and Manasseh,all the land of Judah as far as the Western Sea,the Negeb, the circuit of the Jordanwith the lowlands at […]

Tuesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time


When Moses had finished speaking to all Israel, he said to them,“I am now one hundred and twenty years oldand am no longer able to move about freely;besides, the LORD has told me that I shall not cross this Jordan.It is the LORD, your God, who will cross before you;he will destroy these nations before […]

Monday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time


Reading 1 Dt 10:12-22 Moses said to the people:“And now, Israel, what does the LORD, your God, ask of youbut to fear the LORD, your God, and follow his ways exactly,to love and serve the LORD, your God,with all your heart and all your soul,to keep the commandments and statutes of the LORDwhich I enjoin […]

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time


Jesus said to his disciples:“Do not be afraid any longer, little flock,for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom. Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out,an inexhaustible treasure in heaventhat no thief can reach nor moth destroy. For where your treasure is, there also […]

Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr


Gospel Jn 12:24-26 Jesus said to his disciples:“Amen, amen, I say to you,unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies,it remains just a grain of wheat;but if it dies, it produces much fruit.Whoever loves his life loses it,and whoever hates his life in this worldwill preserve it for eternal life.Whoever serves me […]