Daily Readings from August 2017

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Daily Readings for August 31, 2017

Thursday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 428 Reading 1 1 THES 3:7-13 We have been reassured about you, brothers and sisters, in our every distress and affliction, through your faith. For we now live, if you stand firm in the Lord. What thanksgiving, then, can we render to God for you, for […]

Daily Readings for August 30, 2017

Wednesday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 427 Reading 1 1 THES 2:9-13 You recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery. Working night and day in order not to burden any of you, we proclaimed to you the Gospel of God. You are witnesses, and so is God, how devoutly and justly […]

Daily Readings for August 29, 2017

Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist Lectionary: 426/634 Reading 1 1 THES 2:1-8 You yourselves know, brothers and sisters, that our reception among you was not without effect. Rather, after we had suffered and been insolently treated, as you know, in Philippi, we drew courage through our God to speak to you […]

Daily Readings for August 28, 2017

Memorial of Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Lectionary: 425 Reading 1 1 Thes 1:1-5, 8b-10 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy to the Church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: grace to you and peace. We give thanks to God always for all of you, remembering you in […]

Daily Readings for August 27, 2017

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 121 Reading 1 Is 22:19-23 Thus says the LORD to Shebna, master of the palace: “I will thrust you from your office and pull you down from your station. On that day I will summon my servant Eliakim, son of Hilkiah; I will clothe him with your robe, and […]

Daily Readings for August 26, 2017

Saturday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 424 Reading 1 Ru 2:1-3, 8-11; 4:13-17 Naomi had a prominent kinsman named Boaz, of the clan of her husband Elimelech. Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go and glean ears of grain in the field of anyone who will allow me that favor.” […]

Daily Readings for August 25, 2017

Friday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 423 Reading 1 Ru 1:1, 3-6, 14b-16, 22 Once in the time of the judges there was a famine in the land; so a man from Bethlehem of Judah departed with his wife and two sons to reside on the plateau of Moab. Elimelech, the husband […]

Daily Readings for August 24, 2017

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle Lectionary: 629 Reading 1 Rv 21:9b-14 The angel spoke to me, saying, “Come here. I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.” He took me in spirit to a great, high mountain and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God. It […]

Daily Readings for August 23, 2017

Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 421 Reading 1 Jgs 9:6-15 All the citizens of Shechem and all Beth-millo came together and proceeded to make Abimelech king by the terebinth at the memorial pillar in Shechem. When this was reported to him, Jotham went to the top of Mount Gerizim and, standing […]

Daily Readings for August 22, 2017

Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary Lectionary: 420 Reading 1 Jgs 6:11-24a The angel of the LORD came and sat under the terebinth in Ophrah that belonged to Joash the Abiezrite. While his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the wine press to save it from the Midianites, the angel of […]