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  • Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr August 14, 2020
    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr Reading 1 EZ 16:1-15, 60, 63 The word of the LORD came to me:  Son of man, make known to Jerusalem her abominations. Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem: By origin and birth you are of the land of Canaan; your father […]
  • Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 13, 2020
    Reading 1 EZ 12:1-12 The word of the LORD came to me:  Son of man, you live in the midst of a rebellious house; they have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house. Now, son of man, during the day while […]
  • Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 12, 2020
    Reading 1 EZ 9:1-7; 10:18-22 The LORD cried loud for me to hear: Come, you scourges of the city! With that I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate which faces the north, each with a destroying weapon in his hand. In their midst was a man dressed in linen, with […]
  • Memorial of Saint Clare, Virgin August 11, 2020
    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Clare, virgin Reading 1 EZ 2:8—3:4 The Lord GOD said to me: As for you, son of man, obey me when I speak to you: be not rebellious like this house of rebellion, but open your mouth and eat what I shall give you. It was then I saw […]
  • Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr August 10, 2020
    Reading 1 2 COR 9:6-10 Brothers and sisters: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all things, […]
  • Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 9, 2020
    Reading 1 1 KGS 19:9A, 11-13A At the mountain of God, Horeb,Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter. Then the LORD said to him,“Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD;the LORD will be passing by.” A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountainsand crushing rocks before the LORD—but the LORD was […]
  • Memorial of Saint Dominic, Priest August 8, 2020
    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Dominic, priest Reading 1 HAB 1:12—2:4 Are you not from eternity, O LORD, my holy God, immortal? O LORD, you have marked him for judgment, O Rock, you have readied him punishment! Too pure are your eyes to look upon evil, and the sight of misery you cannot endure. […]
  • Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 7, 2020
    Reading 1 NA 2:1, 3; 3:1-3, 6-7 See, upon the mountains there advances the bearer of good news,  announcing peace! Celebrate your feasts, O Judah, fulfill your vows! For nevermore shall you be invaded by the scoundrel; he is completely destroyed. The LORD will restore the vine of Jacob, the pride of Israel, Though ravagers […]
  • Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord August 6, 2020
    Reading 1 DN 7:9-10, 13-14 As I watched: Thrones were set up and the Ancient One took his throne. His clothing was bright as snow, and the hair on his head as white as wool; his throne was flames of fire, with wheels of burning fire. A surging stream of fire flowed out from where […]
  • Wednesday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 5, 2020
    Reading 1  JER 31:1-7 At that time, says the LORD, I will be the God of all the tribes of Israel, and they shall be my people. Thus says the LORD: The people that escaped the sword have found favor in the desert. As Israel comes forward to be given his rest, the LORD appears […]