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Thirty -third Sunday in Ordinary Time - 11/18/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 11/14/18

November 18, 2018

Thirty -third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – Daniel 12:1-3

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 16:1 You are my inheritance, O Lord!

Second reading – Hebrews 10:11-14, 18

Gospel – Mark 13:24-32

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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time - 11/11/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 11/08/18

November 11, 2018

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – 1 Kings 17:10-16

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 146:1b Praise the Lord, my soul!

Second Reading – Hebrews 9:24-28

Gospel – Mark 12:38-44

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/111118.cfm 

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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time - 11/4/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 10/31/18

November 4, 2018

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – Deuteronomy 6:2-6

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 18:2 I love you, Lord; I love you, Lord my strength.

Second Reading – Hebrews 7:23-28

Gospel – Mark 12:28b-34

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/110418.cfm 

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All Saints

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 10/31/18

November 1, 2018

All Saints (B)

First reading – Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 24:6 Lord, this is the people that longs to see your face.

Second Reading – 1 John 3:1-3

Gospel – Matthew 5:1-12a

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/110118.cfm 

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 10/28/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 10/24/18

October 28, 2018

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 

First Reading – Jeremiah 31:7-9

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 16:3 The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.

Second Reading – Hebrews 5:1-6

Gospel – Mark 10:46-52

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/102818.cfm  

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Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 10/21/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 10/16/18

October 21, 2018

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – Isaiah 53:10-11

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 33:22 Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you.

Second Reading – Hebrews 4:14-16

Gospel – Mark 10: 35-45

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/102118.cfm 

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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 10/14/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 10/10/18

October 14, 2018

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – Wisdom 7:7-11

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 90:14 Fill us with your love, O Lord, and we will sing for joy!

Second Reading – Hebrews 4:12-13

Gospel – Mark 10:17-30

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time - 10/7/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 10/02/18

October 7, 2018

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – Genesis 2:18-24

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 128:5 May he Lord bless us all the days of our lives.

Second Reading – Hebrews 2:9-11

Gospel – Mark 10:2-16

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/100718.cfm

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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 9/30/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 9/26/18

September 30, 2018

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

First Reading – Numbers 11:25-29

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 19:9a The precepts of the Lord give joy to the heart.

Second Reading – James 5:1-6

Gospel – Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/093018.cfm 

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - 9/23/18

Posted by Ambrose Siers on 9/18/18

September 23, 2018

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 

First Reading – Wisdom 2:12, 17-20

Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 54:6b The Lord upholds my life.

Second Reading James 3:16 – 4:3

Gospel – Mark 9:30-37

http://usccb.org/bible/readings/092318.cfm 

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