Reading 1, Jeremiah 23:5-8 5 Look, the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when I shall raise an upright Branch for David; he will reign as king and be wise, doing what is just and upright in the country. 6 In his days Judah will triumph and Israel live in safety. And this is the name […]Read More Daily Bread..
First Sorrow and Joy O most pure Spouse of Mary, glorious St. Joseph, as the affliction and anguish of thy heart was exceedingly great in thy perplexity, whether thou shouldst abandon thy most unspotted Spouse, so was the joy unspeakable when, by an Angel, the sublime Mystery of the Incarnation was revealed to thee. By […]Read More A Devotion in Honour of the Seven Sorrows and Joys of Saint Joseph
Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 12:2-3, 4, 5-6. R./ Cry out with joy and gladness: for among you is the great and Holy One of Israel. God indeed is my savior; I am confident and unafraid. My strength and my courage is the LORD, and he has been my savior. With joy you will draw water at […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel: Matthew 17: 9a, 10-13 9 And as they came down from the mountain, Jesus charged them, saying: Tell the vision to no man, till the Son of man be risen from the dead. 10 And his disciples asked him, saying: Why then do the scribes say that Elias must come first? 11 But he […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel: Matthew 11: 16-19 16 But whereunto shall I esteem this generation to be like? It is like to children sitting in the market place. 17 Who crying to their companions say: We have piped to you, and you have not danced: we have lamented, and you have not mourned. 18 For John came neither […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel: Matthew 11: 11-15 11 Amen I say to you, there hath not risen among them that are born of women a greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is the lesser in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. 12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel, Matthew 11:28-30 28 ‘Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 Yes, my yoke is easy and my burden light.’ Our […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel, Matthew 18:12-14 12 ‘Tell me. Suppose a man has a hundred sheep and one of them strays; will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hillside and go in search of the stray? 13 In truth I tell you, if he finds it, it gives him more joy than do the ninety-nine that did […]Read More Daily Bread..
Gospel, Luke 5:17-26 17 Now it happened that he was teaching one day, and Phariseesand teachers of the Law, who had come from every village in Galilee, from Judaea and from Jerusalem, were sitting there. And the power of the Lord was there so that he should heal. 18 And now some men appeared, bringing […]Read More Daily Bread..
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6. R./ The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy. The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy. When the Lord brought back thecaptives of Zion, we were like men dreaming. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and […]Read More Daily Bread..