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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 8-March-2024

    03/08/2024 4:39:52 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    8 March 2024 Friday of the 3rd week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saint John of God, Religious) St. John of God Basilica in Granada Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingHosea 14:2-10 ©A call to conversion and promise of safetyThe Lord says this:Israel, come back to the Lord your God;your iniquity was the cause of your downfall.Provide yourself with wordsand come back to the Lord.Say to him, ‘Take all iniquity awayso that we may have happiness againand offer you our words of praise.Assyria cannot save us,we will not ride horses any more,or say, “Our God!” to what...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 7-March-2024

    03/07/2024 9:48:59 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    7 March 2024 Thursday of the 3rd week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs) Saints Felicitas and Perpetua Church, San Marino, CA Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingJeremiah 7:23-28 ©Here is the nation that will not listen to the voice of the Lord its GodThese were my orders: Listen to my voice, then I will be your God and you shall be my people. Follow right to the end the way that I mark out for you, and you will prosper. But they did not listen, they did not pay attention; they followed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 6-March-2024

    03/06/2024 8:14:02 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    6 March 2024 Wednesday of the 3rd week of Lent Interior of the Fridolinsmünster in Bad Säckingen Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingDeuteronomy 4:1,5-9 ©Keep these laws and observe themMoses said to the people: ‘Now, Israel, take notice of the laws and customs that I teach you today, and observe them, that you may have life and may enter and take possession of the land that the Lord the God of your fathers is giving you. ‘See, as the Lord my God has commanded me, I teach you the laws and customs that you are to observe...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 5-March-2024

    03/05/2024 6:35:26 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    5 March 2024 Tuesday of the 3rd week of Lent St. Piran's ancient Chapel at Perranzabuloe, Cornwall Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingDaniel 3:25,34-43 ©Let our sacrifice to you today be a contrite soul and humbled spiritAzariah stood in the heart of the fire, and he began to pray:Oh! Do not abandon us for ever,for the sake of your name;do not repudiate your covenant,do not withdraw your favour from us,for the sake of Abraham, your friend,of Isaac your servant,and of Israel your holy one,to whom you promised descendants as countless as the stars of heavenand as the grains...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-March-2024

    03/04/2024 7:15:19 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    4 March 2024 Monday of the 3rd week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saint Casimir) Church of St. Casimir Jagiellon, main altar, Kraków, Poland Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First reading2 Kings 5:1-15 ©There were many lepers in Israel, but only Naaman, the Syrian, was curedNaaman, army commander to the king of Aram, was a man who enjoyed his master’s respect and favour, since through him the Lord had granted victory to the Aramaeans. But the man was a leper. Now on one of their raids, the Aramaeans had carried off from the land of Israel a little girl...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 3-March-2024

    03/03/2024 8:43:54 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    3 March 2024 3rd Sunday of Lent St. Cunegunda - Detroit, MI Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingExodus 20:1-17 ©The Law given at SinaiGod spoke all these words. He said, ‘I am the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. ‘You shall have no gods except me. ‘You shall not make yourself a carved image or any likeness of anything in heaven or on earth beneath or in the waters under the earth; you shall not bow down to them or serve them. For I, the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 2-March-2024

    03/02/2024 1:00:26 PM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    2 March 2024 Saturday of the 2nd week of Lent Saint Agnes of Bohemia, Chicago, IL (1979)Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingMicah 7:14-15,18-20 ©Have pity on us one more timeWith shepherd’s crook, O Lord, lead your people to pasture,the flock that is your heritage,living confined in a forestwith meadow land all around.Let them pasture in Bashan and Gileadas in the days of old.As in the days when you came out of Egyptgrant us to see wonders.What god can compare with you: taking fault away,pardoning crime,not cherishing anger for everbut delighting in showing mercy?Once more have pity on us,tread...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 1-March-2024

    03/01/2024 7:57:23 AM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    1 March 2024 Friday of the 2nd week of LentSaint David Catholic Church, Davie, FLReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingGenesis 37:3-4,12-13,17-28 ©Let us kill him: then we shall see what becomes of his dreamsIsrael loved Joseph more than all his other sons, for he was the son of his old age, and he had a coat with long sleeves made for him. But his brothers, seeing how his father loved him more than all his other sons, came to hate him so much that they could not say a civil word to him. His brothers went to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 29-February-2024

    02/29/2024 11:39:04 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    29 February 2024 Thursday of the 2nd week of Lent Crypt of Worcester Cathedral (11th century) Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingJeremiah 17:5-10 ©A curse on the man who puts his trust in man and turns from the LordThe Lord says this:‘A curse on the man who puts his trust in man,who relies on things of flesh,whose heart turns from the Lord.He is like dry scrub in the wastelands:if good comes, he has no eyes for it,he settles in the parched places of the wilderness,a salt land, uninhabited.‘A blessing on the man who puts his trust in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 28-February-2024

    02/28/2024 8:44:50 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    28 February 2024 Wednesday of the 2nd week of Lent Lunette of the portal of the former church of Saint Hilarius, in Piacenza, Italy, showing a fresco of Saint HilariusReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingJeremiah 18:18-20 ©My enemies are digging a pit for me‘Come on,’ they said, ‘let us concoct a plot against Jeremiah; the priest will not run short of instruction without him, nor the sage of advice, nor the prophet of the word. Come on, let us hit at him with his own tongue; let us listen carefully to every word he says.’Listen to me,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 27-February-2024

    02/27/2024 5:56:34 AM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    27 February 2024 Tuesday of the 2nd week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saint Gregory of Narek, Abbot and Doctor of the Church) St. Gregory of Narek Armenian Church, Cleveland OhioReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingIsaiah 1:10,16-20 ©Cease to do evil; learn to do goodHear the word of the Lord,you rulers of Sodom;listen to the command of our God,you people of Gomorrah.‘Wash, make yourselves clean.Take your wrong-doing out of my sight.Cease to do evil.Learn to do good,search for justice,help the oppressed,be just to the orphan,plead for the widow.‘Come now, let us talk this over,says the Lord.Though your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 26-February-2024

    02/26/2024 9:03:27 AM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    26 February 2024 Monday of the 2nd week of Lent Església del Convent de les Escolàpies (Olesa de Montserrat), housing the remains of Saint Paula Montal FornésReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingDaniel 9:4-10 ©Yours is the integrity, Lord; ours the shameO Lord, God great and to be feared, you keep the covenant and have kindness for those who love you and keep your commandments: we have sinned, we have done wrong, we have acted wickedly, we have betrayed your commandments and your ordinances and turned away from them. We have not listened to your servants the prophets,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 25-February-2024

    02/25/2024 12:31:50 PM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    25 February 2024 2nd Sunday of Lent Seventh ecumenical council, Icon, 17th century, Novodevichy Convent, MoscowReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingGenesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18 ©The sacrifice of Abraham, our father in faithGod put Abraham to the test. ‘Abraham, Abraham’ he called. ‘Here I am’ he replied. ‘Take your son,’ God said ‘your only child Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah. There you shall offer him as a burnt offering, on a mountain I will point out to you.’ When they arrived at the place God had pointed out to him, Abraham built an altar there,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 24-February-2024

    02/24/2024 10:48:42 AM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    24 February 2024Saturday of the 1st week of Lent Saint Matthias Catholic Church (Columbus, Ohio) Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingDeuteronomy 26:16-19 ©You will be a people consecrated to the LordMoses said to the people: ‘The Lord your God today commands you to observe these laws and customs; you must keep and observe them with all your heart and with all your soul. ‘You have today made this declaration about the Lord: that he will be your God, but only if you follow his ways, keep his statutes, his commandments, his ordinances, and listen to his voice....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 23-February-2024

    02/23/2024 9:53:33 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    23 February 2024 Friday of the 1st week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saint Polycarp, Bishop, Martyr) Saint Polycarp Church, Smyrna, TurkeyReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingEzekiel 18:21-28 ©I prefer to see the wicked man renounce his wickedness and liveThus says the Lord: ‘If the wicked man renounces all the sins he has committed, respects my laws and is law-abiding and honest, he will certainly live; he will not die. All the sins he committed will be forgotten from then on; he shall live because of the integrity he has practised. What! Am I likely to take...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 22-February-2024

    02/22/2024 12:05:18 PM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    Thursday 22 February 2024Saint Peter's Chair FeastBasilica di Santa Margherita, Cortona, ItalyReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).First reading1 Peter 5:1-4 ©Watch over the flock, not simply as a duty but gladlyNow I have something to tell your elders: I am an elder myself, and a witness to the sufferings of Christ, and with you I have a share in the glory that is to be revealed. Be the shepherds of the flock of God that is entrusted to you: watch over it, not simply as a duty but gladly, because God wants it; not for sordid money, but...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 21-February-2024

    02/21/2024 1:30:32 PM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    21 February 2024 Wednesday of the 1st week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor) St. Peter Damian Church, Bartlett, IL Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingJonah 3:1-10 ©The Ninevites repent, and God spares themThe word of the Lord was addressed to Jonah: ‘Up!’ he said ‘Go to Nineveh, the great city, and preach to them as I told you to.’ Jonah set out and went to Nineveh in obedience to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was a city great beyond compare: it took three days to cross it. Jonah went on into...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 20-February-2024

    02/20/2024 7:50:05 AM PST · by annalex · 11 replies
    20 February 2024 Tuesday of the 1st week of Lent Saints Francisco and Jacinta Marto Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingIsaiah 55:10-11 ©The word that goes out from my mouth does not return to me emptyThus says the Lord: ‘As the rain and the snow come down from the heavens and do not return without watering the earth, making it yield and giving growth to provide seed for the sower and bread for the eating, so the word that goes from my mouth does not return to me empty, without carrying out my will and succeeding in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 19-February-2024

    02/19/2024 11:25:54 AM PST · by annalex · 14 replies
    19 February 2024 Monday of the 1st week of Lent grotto of St. Michael at Gargano under the care of Saint Barbatus of Benevento since AD 673Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingLeviticus 19:1-2,11-18 ©Only pass judgement on your neighbour according to justiceThe Lord spoke to Moses; he said: ‘Speak to the whole community of the sons of Israel and say to them: ‘“Be holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy. ‘“You must not steal nor deal deceitfully or fraudulently with your neighbour. You must not swear falsely by my name, profaning the name of your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings xx-February-2024

    02/18/2024 10:00:34 AM PST · by annalex · 18 replies
    18 February 2024 1st Sunday of Lent Tomb of Kuriakose Elias Chavara, MannanamReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingGenesis 9:8-15 ©'There shall be no flood to destroy the earth again'God spoke to Noah and his sons, ‘See, I establish my Covenant with you, and with your descendants after you; also with every living creature to be found with you, birds, cattle and every wild beast with you: everything that came out of the ark, everything that lives on the earth. I establish my Covenant with you: no thing of flesh shall be swept away again by the waters...