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  • Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 17, 2019
    Reading 1 Ex 3:1-6, 9-12 Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian.Leading the flock across the desert, he came to Horeb,the mountain of God.There an angel of the LORD appeared to him in fireflaming out of a bush.As he looked on, he was surprised to see that the bush,though […]
  • Tuesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 16, 2019
    Reading 1 Ex 2:1-15a A certain man of the house of Levi married a Levite woman,who conceived and bore a son.Seeing that he was a goodly child, she hid him for three months.When she could hide him no longer, she took a papyrus basket,daubed it with bitumen and pitch,and putting the child in it,placed it […]
  • Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church July 15, 2019
    Reading 1 Ex 1:8-14, 22 A new king, who knew nothing of Joseph, came to power in Egypt.He said to his subjects, "Look how numerous and powerfulthe people of the children of Israel are growing, more so than we ourselves!Come, let us deal shrewdly with them to stop their increase;otherwise, in time of war they […]
  • Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 14, 2019
    Reading 1 Dt 30:10-14 Moses said to the people:"If only you would heed the voice of the LORD, your God,and keep his commandments and statutesthat are written in this book of the law,when you return to the LORD, your God,with all your heart and all your soul."For this command that I enjoin on you todayis […]
  • Saturday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 13, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 49:29-32; 50:15-26a Jacob gave his sons this charge: "Since I am about to be taken to my people, bury me with my fathers in the cave that lies in the field of Ephron the Hittite, the cave in the field of Machpelah, facing on Mamre, in the land of Canaan, the field […]
  • Friday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 12, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 46:1-7, 28-30 Israel set out with all that was his. When he arrived at Beer-sheba, he offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. There God, speaking to Israel in a vision by night, called, "Jacob! Jacob!" He answered, "Here I am." Then he said: "I am God, the God of […]
  • Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot July 11, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 44:18-21, 23b-29; 45:1-5 Judah approached Joseph and said: "I beg you, my lord,let your servant speak earnestly to my lord,and do not become angry with your servant,for you are the equal of Pharaoh.My lord asked your servants, 'Have you a father, or another brother?'So we said to my lord, 'We have an […]
  • Wednesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 10, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 41:55-57; 42:5-7a, 17-24a When hunger came to be felt throughout the land of Egyptand the people cried to Pharaoh for bread,Pharaoh directed all the Egyptians to go to Josephand do whatever he told them.When the famine had spread throughout the land,Joseph opened all the cities that had grainand rationed it to the […]
  • Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 9, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 32:23-33 In the course of the night, Jacob arose, took his two wives,with the two maidservants and his eleven children,and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.After he had taken them across the streamand had brought over all his possessions,Jacob was left there alone.Then some man wrestled with him until the break of […]
  • Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 8, 2019
    Reading 1 Gn 28:10-22a Jacob departed from Beer-sheba and proceeded toward Haran.When he came upon a certain shrine, as the sun had already set,he stopped there for the night.Taking one of the stones at the shrine, he put it under his headand lay down to sleep at that spot.Then he had a dream: a stairway […]