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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-27-17

    02/26/2017 7:04:43 PM PST · by Salvation · 26 replies
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    February 27, 2017 Monday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 17:20-24To the penitent God provides a way back,he encourages those who are losing hopeand has chosen for them the lot of truth.Return to him and give up sin,pray to the LORD and make your offenses few.Turn again to the Most High and away from your sin,hate intensely what he loathes,and know the justice and judgments of God,Stand firm in the way set before you,in prayer to the Most High God. Who in the nether world can glorify the Most Highin place of the living who...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 02-26-17, Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    02/25/2017 8:37:35 PM PST · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-26-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 26, 2017 Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Is 49:14-15Zion said, "The LORD has forsaken me;my LORD has forgotten me."Can a mother forget her infant,be without tenderness for the child of her womb?Even should she forget,I will never forget you. Responsorial Psalm Ps 62:2-3, 6-7, 8-9R. (6a) Rest in God alone, my soul.Only in God is my soul at rest;from him comes my salvation.He only is my rock and my salvation,my stronghold; I shall not be disturbed at all.R. Rest in God alone, my soul.Only in God be at rest, my soul,for from him comes my hope.He...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-25-17

    02/24/2017 8:33:56 PM PST · by Salvation · 31 replies
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    February 25, 2017 Saturday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 17:1-15God from the earth created man,and in his own image he made him.He makes man return to earth again,and endows him with a strength of his own.Limited days of life he gives him,with power over all things else on earth.He puts the fear of him in all flesh,and gives him rule over beasts and birds.He created for them counsel, and a tongue and eyes and ears, and an inventive heart,and filled them with the discipline of understanding.He created in them knowledge of the spirit;With wisdom...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-24-17

    02/23/2017 9:07:41 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
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    February 24, 2017 Friday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 6:5-17A kind mouth multiplies friends and appeases enemies,and gracious lips prompt friendly greetings.Let your acquaintances be many,but one in a thousand your confidant.When you gain a friend, first test him,and be not too ready to trust him.For one sort is a friend when it suits him,but he will not be with you in time of distress.Another is a friend who becomes an enemy,and tells of the quarrel to your shame.Another is a friend, a boon companion,who will not be with you when sorrow comes.When things...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-23-17, M, St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr

    02/22/2017 9:49:43 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
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    February 23, 2017 Memorial of Saint Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr Reading 1 Sir 5:1-8Rely not on your wealth;say not: "I have the power."Rely not on your strengthin following the desires of your heart.Say not: "Who can prevail against me?"or, "Who will subdue me for my deeds?"for God will surely exact the punishment.Say not: "I have sinned, yet what has befallen me?"for the Most High bides his time.Of forgiveness be not overconfident,adding sin upon sin.Say not: "Great is his mercy;my many sins he will forgive."For mercy and anger alike are with him;upon the wicked alights his wrath.Delay not your conversion...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-22-17, FEAST, The Chair of St. Peter the Apostle

    02/21/2017 9:47:03 PM PST · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-22-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 22, 2017 Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, Apostle Reading 1 1 Pt 5:1-4Beloved:I exhort the presbyters among you,as a fellow presbyter and witness to the sufferings of Christand one who has a share in the glory to be revealed.Tend the flock of God in your midst,overseeing not by constraint but willingly,as God would have it, not for shameful profit but eagerly.Do not lord it over those assigned to you,but be examples to the flock.And when the chief Shepherd is revealed,you will receive the unfading crown of glory. Responsorial Psalm Ps 23:1-3a, 4, 5, 6R. (1) The...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-21-17, OM, St. Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    02/20/2017 10:11:40 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-21-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 21, 2017 Tuesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 2:1-11My son, when you come to serve the LORD,stand in justice and fear,prepare yourself for trials.Be sincere of heart and steadfast,incline your ear and receive the word of understanding,undisturbed in time of adversity.Wait on God, with patience, cling to him, forsake him not;thus will you be wise in all your ways.Accept whatever befalls you,when sorrowful, be steadfast,and in crushing misfortune be patient;For in fire gold and silver are tested,and worthy people in the crucible of humiliation.Trust God and God will help you;trust in him, and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-20-17

    02/19/2017 7:55:16 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
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    February 20, 2017 Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 1:1-10All wisdom comes from the LORDand with him it remains forever, and is before all timeThe sand of the seashore, the drops of rain,the days of eternity: who can number these?Heaven's height, earth's breadth,the depths of the abyss: who can explore these?Before all things else wisdom was created;and prudent understanding, from eternity.The word of God on high is the fountain of wisdomand her ways are everlasting.To whom has wisdom's root been revealed?Who knows her subtleties?To whom has the discipline of wisdom been revealed?And who has...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 02-19-17, Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

    02/18/2017 9:49:36 PM PST · by Salvation · 47 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-19-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 19, 2017 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Lv 19:1-2, 17-18The LORD said to Moses,"Speak to the whole Israelite community and tell them:Be holy, for I, the LORD, your God, am holy. "You shall not bear hatred for your brother or sister in your heart.Though you may have to reprove your fellow citizen,do not incur sin because of him.Take no revenge and cherish no grudge against any of your people.You shall love your neighbor as yourself.I am the LORD." Responsorial Psalm Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13R. (8a) The Lord is kind and merciful.Bless the LORD, O...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-18-17

    02/17/2017 8:47:36 PM PST · by Salvation · 31 replies
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    February 18, 2017 Saturday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 11:1-7Brothers and sisters:Faith is the realization of what is hoped forand evidence of things not seen.Because of it the ancients were well attested.By faith we understand that the universe was ordered by the word of God,so that what is visible came into being through the invisible.By faith Abel offered to God a sacrifice greater than Cain's.Through this, he was attested to be righteous,God bearing witness to his gifts,and through this, though dead, he still speaks.By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-17-17, OM, Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

    02/16/2017 9:18:50 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-17-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 17, 2017 Friday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 11:1-9The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words.While the people were migrating in the east,they came upon a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.They said to one another,"Come, let us mold bricks and harden them with fire."They used bricks for stone, and bitumen for mortar.Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a cityand a tower with its top in the sky,and so make a name for ourselves;otherwise we shall be scattered all over the earth." The LORD came...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-16-17

    02/15/2017 8:30:34 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-16-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 16, 2017 Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 9:1-13God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them:"Be fertile and multiply and fill the earth.Dread fear of you shall come upon all the animals of the earthand all the birds of the air,upon all the creatures that move about on the groundand all the fishes of the sea;into your power they are delivered. Every creature that is alive shall be yours to eat;I give them all to you as I did the green plants. Only flesh with its lifeblood still in it you...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-15-17

    02/14/2017 8:53:30 PM PST · by Salvation · 31 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-15-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 15, 2017 Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 8:6-13, 20-22At the end of forty days Noah opened the hatch he had made in the ark,and he sent out a raven,to see if the waters had lessened on the earth.It flew back and forth until the waters dried off from the earth.Then he sent out a dove,to see if the waters had lessened on the earth.But the dove could find no place to alight and perch,and it returned to him in the ark,for there was water all over the earth.Putting out his hand, he...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-14-17, M, Sts. Cyril, Monk and Methodius, Bishop

    02/13/2017 11:04:54 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-14-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 14, 2017 Memorial of Saints Cyril, Monk, and Methodius, Bishop Reading 1 Gn 6:5-8; 7:1-5, 10When the LORD saw how great was man's wickedness on earth,and how no desire that his heart conceivedwas ever anything but evil,he regretted that he had made man on the earth,and his heart was grieved. So the LORD said:"I will wipe out from the earth the men whom I have created,and not only the men,but also the beasts and the creeping things and the birds of the air,for I am sorry that I made them."But Noah found favor with the LORD. Then the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-13-17

    02/12/2017 9:06:18 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-13-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 13, 2017 Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 4:1-15, 25The man had relations with his wife Eve,and she conceived and bore Cain, saying,"I have produced a man with the help of the LORD."Next she bore his brother Abel.Abel became a keeper of flocks, and Cain a tiller of the soil.In the course of time Cain brought an offering to the LORDfrom the fruit of the soil,while Abel, for his part,brought one of the best firstlings of his flock.The LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering,but on Cain and his offering he...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 02-12-17, Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    02/11/2017 9:47:51 PM PST · by Salvation · 45 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-12-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 12, 2017 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 15:15-20If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you;if you trust in God, you too shall live;he has set before you fire and waterto whichever you choose, stretch forth your hand.Before man are life and death, good and evil,whichever he chooses shall be given him.Immense is the wisdom of the Lord;he is mighty in power, and all-seeing.The eyes of God are on those who fear him;he understands man's every deed.No one does he command to act unjustly,to none does he give license to sin. Responsorial...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-11-17, OM, Our Lady of Lourdes

    02/10/2017 9:11:40 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
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    February 11, 2017 Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 3:9-24The LORD God called to Adam and asked him, "Where are you?"He answered, "I heard you in the garden;but I was afraid, because I was naked,so I hid myself."Then he asked, "Who told you that you were naked?You have eaten, then,from the tree of which I had forbidden you to eat!"The man replied, "The woman whom you put here with me she gave me fruit from the tree, and so I ate it."The LORD God then asked the woman,"Why did you do such a thing?"The...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-10-17, M, St. Scholastica, Virgin

    02/09/2017 8:50:42 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-10-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 10, 2017 Memorial of Saint Scholastica, Virgin Reading 1 Gn 3:1-8Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the animalsthat the LORD God had made.The serpent asked the woman,"Did God really tell you not to eatfrom any of the trees in the garden?"The woman answered the serpent:"We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden;it is only about the fruit of the treein the middle of the garden that God said,'You shall not eat it or even touch it, lest you die.'"But the serpent said to the woman:"You certainly will not die!No, God knows...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-09-17

    02/08/2017 10:35:42 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-09-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 9, 2017 Thursday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 2:18-25The LORD God said: "It is not good for the man to be alone.I will make a suitable partner for him."So the LORD God formed out of the groundvarious wild animals and various birds of the air,and he brought them to the man to see what he would call them;whatever the man called each of them would be its name.The man gave names to all the cattle,all the birds of the air, and all the wild animals;but none proved to be the suitable partner for...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-08-17, OM, St. Jerome Emiliani, St. Josephine Bakhita

    02/07/2017 9:11:06 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-08-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 8, 2017 Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 2:4b-9, 15-17At the time when the LORD God made the earth and the heavens—while as yet there was no field shrub on earthand no grass of the field had sprouted,for the LORD God had sent no rain upon the earthand there was no man to till the soil, but a stream was welling up out of the earthand was watering all the surface of the ground—the LORD God formed man out of the clay of the groundand blew into his nostrils the breath of life,and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-07-17

    02/06/2017 7:06:59 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
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    February 7, 2017 Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 1:20—2:4aGod said,"Let the water teem with an abundance of living creatures,and on the earth let birds fly beneath the dome of the sky."And so it happened:God created the great sea monstersand all kinds of swimming creatures with which the water teems,and all kinds of winged birds.God saw how good it was, and God blessed them, saying,"Be fertile, multiply, and fill the water of the seas;and let the birds multiply on the earth."Evening came, and morning followed–the fifth day. Then God said,"Let the earth bring forth...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-06-17, M, St. Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs

    02/05/2017 7:37:31 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-06-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 6, 2017 Memorial of Saint Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs Reading 1 Gn1:1-19In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth,the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss,while a mighty wind swept over the waters. Then God said,"Let there be light," and there was light.God saw how good the light was.God then separated the light from the darkness.God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night."Thus evening came, and morning followed–the first day. Then God said,"Let there be a dome in the middle of the waters,to separate one body of water...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-05-17, Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    02/04/2017 9:08:10 PM PST · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-05-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 5, 2017 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Is 58:7-10Thus says the LORD:Share your bread with the hungry,shelter the oppressed and the homeless;clothe the naked when you see them,and do not turn your back on your own.Then your light shall break forth like the dawn,and your wound shall quickly be healed;your vindication shall go before you,and the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer,you shall cry for help, and he will say: Here I am!If you remove from your midstoppression, false accusation and malicious speech;if you bestow...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-04-17

    02/03/2017 9:08:45 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-04-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 4, 2017 Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 13:15-17, 20-21Brothers and sisters:Through Jesus, let us continually offer God a sacrifice of praise,that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name.Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have;God is pleased by sacrifices of that kind. Obey your leaders and defer to them,for they keep watch over you and will have to give an account,that they may fulfill their task with joy and not with sorrow,for that would be of no advantage to you. May the God of peace, who...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-03-17, OM, St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr

    02/02/2017 8:20:33 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-03-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 3, 2017 Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb13:1-8Let brotherly love continue.Do not neglect hospitality,for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.Be mindful of prisoners as if sharing their imprisonment,and of the ill-treated as of yourselves,for you also are in the body.Let marriage be honored among alland the marriage bed be kept undefiled,for God will judge the immoral and adulterers.Let your life be free from love of moneybut be content with what you have,for he has said, I will never forsake you or abandon you.Thus we may say with confidence: The Lord is my...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-02-17, FEAST, The Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas)

    02/01/2017 9:10:36 PM PST · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 02-02-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 2, 2017 Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Reading 1 Mal 3:1-4Thus says the Lord God:Lo, I am sending my messengerto prepare the way before me;And suddenly there will come to the templethe LORD whom you seek,And the messenger of the covenant whom you desire.Yes, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts.But who will endure the day of his coming?And who can stand when he appears?For he is like the refiner's fire,or like the fuller's lye.He will sit refining and purifying silver,and he will purify the sons of Levi,Refining them like gold or like silverthat they...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 2-01-17

    01/31/2017 8:30:53 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
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    February 1, 2017 Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 12:4-7, 11-15Brothers and sisters:In your struggle against sinyou have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood.You have also forgotten the exhortation addressed to you as children:My son, do not disdain the discipline of the Lordor lose heart when reproved by him;for whom the Lord loves, he disciplines;he scourges every son he acknowledges.Endure your trials as "discipline";God treats you as his sons.For what "son" is there whom his father does not discipline?At the time, all discipline seems a cause not for joy but for...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-31-17, M, St. John Bosco, Priest

    01/30/2017 7:57:40 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
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    January 31, 2017 Memorial of Saint John Bosco, Priest Reading 1 Heb 12:1-4Brothers and sisters:Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to usand persevere in running the race that lies before uswhile keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus,the leader and perfecter of faith.For the sake of the joy that lay before himJesus endured the cross, despising its shame,and has taken his seat at the right of the throne of God.Consider how he endured such opposition from sinners,in order that you may not grow weary and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-30-17

    01/29/2017 7:29:33 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-30-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 30, 2017 Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 11:32-40Brothers and sisters:What more shall I say?I have not time to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah,of David and Samuel and the prophets,who by faith conquered kingdoms, did what was righteous, obtained the promises;they closed the mouths of lions, put out raging fires,escaped the devouring sword;out of weakness they were made powerful, became strong in battle,and turned back foreign invaders.Women received back their dead through resurrection.Some were tortured and would not accept deliverance,in order to obtain a better resurrection.Others endured mockery, scourging, even chains and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-25-17, FEAST, Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle

    01/29/2017 6:51:22 PM PST · by Salvation · 9 replies
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    January 25, 2017 Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle Reading 1 Acts 22:3-16Paul addressed the people in these words:"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia,but brought up in this city.At the feet of Gamaliel I was educated strictly in our ancestral lawand was zealous for God, just as all of you are today.I persecuted this Way to death,binding both men and women and delivering them to prison.Even the high priest and the whole council of elderscan testify on my behalf.For from them I even received letters to the brothersand set out for Damascus to bring...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-24-17, M, St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    01/29/2017 6:12:37 PM PST · by Salvation · 7 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-24-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 24, 2017 Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Heb 10:1-10Brothers and sisters:Since the law has only a shadow of the good things to come, and not the very image of them, it can never make perfect those who come to worship by the same sacrifices that they offer continually each year.Otherwise, would not the sacrifices have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, once cleansed, would no longer have had any consciousness of sins?But in those sacrifices there is only a yearly remembrance of sins, for it is impossible that...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-29-17, Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    01/28/2017 8:27:28 PM PST · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-29-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 29, 2017 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Zep 2:3; 3:12-13Seek the LORD, all you humble of the earth,who have observed his law;seek justice, seek humility;perhaps you may be shelteredon the day of the LORD's anger. But I will leave as a remnant in your midsta people humble and lowly,who shall take refuge in the name of the LORD:the remnant of Israel.They shall do no wrongand speak no lies;nor shall there be found in their mouthsa deceitful tongue;they shall pasture and couch their flockswith none to disturb them. Responsorial Psalm Ps 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 R. (Mt 5:3)...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-23-17, Day/ Prayer for Legal Protection of Unborn Children

    01/28/2017 5:55:02 PM PST · by Salvation · 22 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-23-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 23, 2017 Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children Reading 1 Heb 9:15, 24-28Christ is mediator of a new covenant:since a death has taken place for deliverance from transgressions under the first covenant, those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance. For Christ did not enter into a sanctuary made by hands, a copy of the true one, but heaven itself, that he might now appear before God on our behalf.Not that he might offer himself repeatedly, as the high priest enters each year into the sanctuary with blood that is not his...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-28-17, M, St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor/Church

    01/27/2017 8:27:07 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
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    January 28, 2017 Memorial of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Heb 11:1-2, 8-19Brothers and sisters:Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen.Because of it the ancients were well attested. By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a placethat he was to receive as an inheritance; he went out, not knowing where he was to go.By faith he sojourned in the promised land as in a foreign country,dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, heirs of the same promise; for he was...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-22-17, Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

    01/27/2017 6:46:40 PM PST · by Salvation · 24 replies
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    January 22, 2017 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Is 8:23—9:3First the Lord degraded the land of Zebulunand the land of Naphtali;but in the end he has glorified the seaward road,the land west of the Jordan,the District of the Gentiles. Anguish has taken wing, dispelled is darkness:for there is no gloom where but now there was distress.The people who walked in darknesshave seen a great light;upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom a light has shone.You have brought them abundant joyand great rejoicing,as they rejoice before you as at the harvest,as people make merry when dividing...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-27-17, OM, St. Angela Merici, Virgin

    01/26/2017 9:27:17 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-27-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 27, 2017 Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 10:32-39Remember the days past when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a great contest of suffering.At times you were publicly exposed to abuse and affliction; at other times you associated yourselves with those so treated.You even joined in the sufferings of those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, knowing that you had a better and lasting possession.Therefore, do not throw away your confidence; it will have great recompense.You need endurance to do the will of God and receive what he...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-21-17, M, St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

    01/26/2017 7:33:31 PM PST · by Salvation · 21 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-21-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 21, 2017 Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr Reading 1 Heb 9:2-3, 11-14A tabernacle was constructed, the outer one,in which were the lampstand, the table, and the bread of offering; this is called the Holy Place.Behind the second veil was the tabernacle called the Holy of Holies. But when Christ came as high priest of the good things that have come to be, passing through the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made by hands, that is, not belonging to this creation, he entered once for all into the sanctuary, not with the blood of goats and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-26-17, M, Sts. Timothy and Titus, Bishops

    01/25/2017 9:37:03 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-26-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 26, 2017 Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, Bishops Reading I 2 Tm 1:1-8Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of Godfor the promise of life in Christ Jesus,to Timothy, my dear child:grace, mercy, and peace from God the Fatherand Christ Jesus our Lord. I am grateful to God,whom I worship with a clear conscience as my ancestors did,as I remember you constantly in my prayers, night and day.I yearn to see you again, recalling your tears,so that I may be filled with joy, as I recall your sincere faiththat first lived in your grandmother Loisand...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-20-17, OM, St. Fabian, Pope & Martyr, St. Sebastian, Martyr

    01/19/2017 7:39:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
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    January 20, 2017 Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 8:6-13Brothers and sisters:Now our high priest has obtained so much more excellent a ministryas he is mediator of a better covenant, enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would have been sought for a second one.But he finds fault with them and says:Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord,when I will conclude a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.It will not be like the covenant I made with their fathersthe day...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-19-17

    01/18/2017 8:57:57 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
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    January 19, 2017 Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 7:25—8:6Jesus is always able to save those who approach God through him,since he lives forever to make intercession for them. It was fitting that we should have such a high priest: holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, higher than the heavens.He has no need, as did the high priests, to offer sacrifice day after day,first for his own sins and then for those of the people; he did that once for all when he offered himself.For the law appoints men subject to weakness to be...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-18-17

    01/17/2017 7:38:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
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    January 18, 2017 Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 7:1-3, 15-17Melchizedek, king of Salem and priest of God Most High,met Abraham as he returned from his defeat of the kingsand blessed him.And Abraham apportioned to him a tenth of everything.His name first means righteous king,and he was also "king of Salem," that is, king of peace.Without father, mother, or ancestry,without beginning of days or end of life,thus made to resemble the Son of God, he remains a priest forever. It is even more obvious if another priest is raised upafter the likeness of Melchizedek,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-17-17, M, St. Anthony, Abbot

    01/16/2017 9:53:18 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
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    January 17, 2017 Memorial of Saint Anthony, Abbot Reading 1 Heb 6:10-20Brothers and sisters:God is not unjust so as to overlook your workand the love you have demonstrated for his nameby having served and continuing to serve the holy ones.We earnestly desire each of you to demonstrate the same eagernessfor the fulfillment of hope until the end,so that you may not become sluggish, but imitators of those who,through faith and patience, are inheriting the promises. When God made the promise to Abraham,since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself,and said, I will indeed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-16-17

    01/15/2017 9:24:51 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
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    January 16, 2017 Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb5:1-10Brothers and sisters:Every high priest is taken from among menand made their representative before God,to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.He is able to deal patiently with the ignorant and erring,for he himself is beset by weaknessand so, for this reason, must make sin offerings for himselfas well as for the people.No one takes this honor upon himselfbut only when called by God,just as Aaron was.In the same way,it was not Christ who glorified himself in becoming high priest,but rather the one who said to him:You...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-15-17, Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

    01/14/2017 7:15:51 PM PST · by Salvation · 45 replies
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    January 15, 2017 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Is 49:3, 5-6The LORD said to me: You are my servant,Israel, through whom I show my glory.Now the LORD has spokenwho formed me as his servant from the womb,that Jacob may be brought back to himand Israel gathered to him;and I am made glorious in the sight of the LORD,and my God is now my strength!It is too little, the LORD says, for you to be my servant,to raise up the tribes of Jacob,and restore the survivors of Israel;I will make you a light to the nations,that my salvation...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-14-17

    01/14/2017 12:23:18 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-14-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 14, 2017 Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 4:12-16The word of God is living and effective,sharper than any two-edged sword,penetrating even between soul and spirit,joints and marrow,and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart.No creature is concealed from him,but everything is naked and exposed to the eyes of himto whom we must render an account. Since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God,let us hold fast to our confession.For we do not have a high priestwho is unable to sympathize with...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-13-17,OM, St. Hilary, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

    01/12/2017 11:14:32 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-13-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 13, 2017 Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 4:1-5, 11Let us be on our guardwhile the promise of entering into his rest remains,that none of you seem to have failed.For in fact we have received the Good News just as our ancestors did.But the word that they heard did not profit them,for they were not united in faith with those who listened.For we who believed enter into that rest,just as he has said: As I swore in my wrath, "They shall not enter into my rest," and yet his works were accomplishedat the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-12-17

    01/11/2017 10:26:36 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
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    January 12, 2017 Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 3:7-14The Holy Spirit says:Oh, that today you would hear his voice,"Harden not your hearts as at the rebellionin the day of testing in the desert,where your ancestors tested and tried meand saw my works for forty years.Because of this I was provoked with that generationand I said, 'They have always been of erring heart,and they do not know my ways.'As I swore in my wrath,'They shall not enter into my rest.'"Take care, brothers and sisters,that none of you may have an evil and unfaithful heart,so...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-11-17

    01/10/2017 9:16:25 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-11-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 11, 2017 Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 2:14-18Since the children share in blood and Flesh,Jesus likewise shared in them,that through death he might destroy the onewho has the power of death, that is, the Devil,and free those who through fear of deathhad been subject to slavery all their life.Surely he did not help angelsbut rather the descendants of Abraham;therefore, he had to become like his brothers and sisters in every way, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest before Godto expiate the sins of the people.Because he himself was...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-10-17

    01/09/2017 11:00:33 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-10-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 10, 2017 Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 2:5-12It was not to angels that God subjected the world to come,of which we are speaking.Instead, someone has testified somewhere: What is man that you are mindful of him,or the son of man that you care for him?You made him for a little while lower than the angels;you crowned him with glory and honor,subjecting all things under his feet. In "subjecting" all things to him,he left nothing not "subject to him."Yet at present we do not see "all things subject to him," but we do...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-09-17, FEAST, The Baptism of the Lord

    01/08/2017 8:21:29 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-09-17 | Revised New American Bible
    January 9, 2017 The Baptism of the Lord Reading 1 Is 42:1-4, 6-7Thus says the LORD:Here is my servant whom I uphold,my chosen one with whom I am pleased,upon whom I have put my spirit;he shall bring forth justice to the nations,not crying out, not shouting,not making his voice heard in the street.a bruised reed he shall not break,and a smoldering wick he shall not quench,until he establishes justice on the earth;the coastlands will wait for his teaching. I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice,I have grasped you by the hand;I formed you, and set...