First Reading: Ecclesiastes 1: 2-11 2 Vanity of vanities, said Ecclesiastes vanity of vanities, and all is vanity. 3 What hath a man more of all his labour, that he taketh under the sun? 4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth standeth for ever. 5 The sun riseth, and goeth […]Read More Vincent de Paul, Priest, Religious Founder Obligatory Memorial
Reading 1 PRV 30:5-9 Every word of God is tested; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Add nothing to his words, lest he reprove you, and you will be exposed as a deceiver. Two things I ask of you, deny them not to me before I die: Put falsehood and […]Read More Daily Bread..
Reading 2 JAS 3:16—4:3 Beloved: Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every foul practice. But the wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without inconstancy or insincerity. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace for those who cultivate […]Read More Daily Bread..
Reading 11 COR 15:35-37, 42-49 Brothers and sisters: Someone may say, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come back?” You fool! What you sow is not brought to life unless it dies. And what you sow is not the body that is to be but a bare kernel of […]Read More Daily Bread..
R. Alleluia, alleluia. We praise you, O God, we acclaim you as Lord; the glorious company of Apostles praise you. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel MT 9:9-13 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While […]Read More Feast of Saint Mathew; apostle and evangelist..
Reading 11 COR 12:31-13:13 Brothers and sisters: Strive eagerly for the greatest spiritual gifts. But I shall show you a still more excellent way. If I speak in human and angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a resounding gong or a clashing cymbal. And if I have the gift of prophecy and […]Read More Daily Bread..
Alleluia JN 3:16 R. Alleluia, alleluia. God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel LK 7:1-10 When Jesus had finished all his words to the people, he entered Capernaum. A centurion there had a slave who was […]Read More Daily Bread..
Reading 2 JAS 2:14-18 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister has nothing to wear and has no food for the day, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, keep […]Read More Daily Bread..
Alleluia R. Alleluia, alleluia. Blessed are you, O Virgin Mary; without dying you won the Martyr’s crown beneath the Cross of the Lord. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel JN 19:25-27 Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother […]Read More Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows
Alleluia1 JN 4:12 R. Alleluia, alleluia. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love is brought to perfection in us. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel LK 6:27-38 Jesus said to his disciples: “To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse […]Read More Daily Bread..