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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-21-12, Feast, St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

    09/20/2012 6:35:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-21-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 21, 2012 Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and evangelist Reading 1Eph 4:1-7, 11-13 Brothers and sisters:I, a prisoner for the Lord,urge you to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received,with all humility and gentleness, with patience,bearing with one another through love,striving to preserve the unity of the Spiritthrough the bond of peace:one Body and one Spirit,as you were also called to the one hope of your call;one Lord, one faith, one baptism;one God and Father of all,who is over all and through all and in all. But grace was given to each of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-20-12, M, Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang/compan

    09/19/2012 10:20:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-20-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 20, 2012 Memorial of Saint Andrew Kim Taegŏn, priest and martyr and Saint Paul Chŏng Hasang, martyr, and their companions, martyrs   Reading 1 1 Cor 15:1-11 I am reminding you, brothers and sisters,of the Gospel I preached to you,which you indeed received and in which you also stand.Through it you are also being saved,if you hold fast to the word I preached to you,unless you believed in vain.For I handed on to you as of first importance what I also received:that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures;that he was buried;that he was raised on...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-19-12, OM, St. Januarius, Bishop and Martyr

    09/18/2012 8:07:34 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-19-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 19, 2012 Wednesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 12:31-13:13 Brothers and sisters:Strive eagerly for the greatest spiritual gifts. But I shall show you a still more excellent way. If I speak in human and angelic tonguesbut do not have love,I am a resounding gong or a clashing cymbal.And if I have the gift of prophecyand comprehend all mysteries and all knowledge;if I have all faith so as to move mountains,but do not have love, I am nothing.If I give away everything I own,and if I hand my body over so that I...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-18-12

    09/17/2012 6:37:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-18-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 18, 2012 Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 12:12-14, 27-31a Brothers and sisters:As a body is one though it has many parts,and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body,so also Christ.For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one Body,whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free persons,and we were all given to drink of one Spirit. Now the body is not a single part, but many. Now you are Christ's Body, and individually parts of it.Some people God has designated in the Churchto be, first, Apostles;...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-17-12, OM, St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    09/16/2012 8:28:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-17-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 17, 2012 Monday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 11:17-26, 33 Brothers and sisters:In giving this instruction, I do not praise the factthat your meetings are doing more harm than good.First of all, I hear that when you meet as a Churchthere are divisions among you,and to a degree I believe it;there have to be factions among youin order that also those who are approved among youmay become known.When you meet in one place, then,it is not to eat the Lord's supper,for in eating, each one goes ahead with his own supper,and one...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 09-16-12, Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    09/15/2012 9:16:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 53 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-16-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 16, 2012 Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1Is 50:5-9a The Lord GOD opens my ear that I may hear;and I have not rebelled,have not turned back.I gave my back to those who beat me,my cheeks to those who plucked my beard;my face I did not shieldfrom buffets and spitting. The Lord GOD is my help,therefore I am not disgraced;I have set my face like flint,knowing that I shall not be put to shame.He is near who upholds my right;if anyone wishes to oppose me,let us appear together.Who disputes my right?Let that man confront me.See, the Lord...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-15-12, M, Our Lady of Sorrows

    09/14/2012 9:52:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 47 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-15-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 15, 2012 Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows Reading 11 Cor 10:14-22 My beloved ones, avoid idolatry.I am speaking as to sensible people;judge for yourselves what I am saying.The cup of blessing that we bless,is it not a participation in the Blood of Christ?The bread that we break,is it not a participation in the Body of Christ?Because the loaf of bread is one,we, though many, are one Body,for we all partake of the one loaf. Look at Israel according to the flesh;are not those who eat the sacrifices participants in the altar?So what am I saying?That...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-14-12, Feast, Exaltation of the Holy Cross

    09/13/2012 9:33:01 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-14-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 14, 2012 Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Reading 1Nm 21:4b-9 With their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses,"Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,where there is no food or water?We are disgusted with this wretched food!" In punishment the LORD sent among the people saraph serpents,which bit the people so that many of them died.Then the people came to Moses and said,"We have sinned in complaining against the LORD and you.Pray the LORD to take the serpents from us."So Moses prayed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-13-12, M, St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    09/12/2012 10:12:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-13-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 13, 2012 Memorial of Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reading 11 Cor 8:1b-7, 11-13 Brothers and sisters:Knowledge inflates with pride, but love builds up.If anyone supposes he knows something,he does not yet know as he ought to know.But if one loves God, one is known by him. So about the eating of meat sacrificed to idols:we know that there is no idol in the world,and that there is no God but one.Indeed, even though there are so-called gods in heaven and on earth(there are, to be sure, many 'gods' and many 'lords'),yet for...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-12-12. OM. Most Holy Name of Mary

    09/11/2012 9:26:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-12-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 12, 2012 Wednesday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 7:25-31 Brothers and sisters:In regard to virgins, I have no commandment from the Lord,but I give my opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.So this is what I think best because of the present distress:that it is a good thing for a person to remain as he is.Are you bound to a wife? Do not seek a separation.Are you free of a wife? Then do not look for a wife.If you marry, however, you do not sin,nor does an unmarried woman...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-11-12

    09/10/2012 11:59:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-11-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 11, 2012Tuesday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Cor 6:1-11 Brothers and sisters:How can any one of you with a case against anotherdare to bring it to the unjust for judgmentinstead of to the holy ones?Do you not know that the holy ones will judge the world?If the world is to be judged by you,are you unqualified for the lowest law courts?Do you not know that we will judge angels?Then why not everyday matters?If, therefore, you have courts for everyday matters,do you seat as judges people of no standing in the Church?I say this to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-10-12

    09/09/2012 9:03:29 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-10-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 10, 2012 Monday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 5:1-8 Brothers and sisters:It is widely reported that there is immorality among you,and immorality of a kind not found even among pagans?a man living with his father's wife.And you are inflated with pride.Should you not rather have been sorrowful?The one who did this deed should be expelled from your midst.I, for my part, although absent in body but present in spirit,have already, as if present,pronounced judgment on the one who has committed this deed,in the name of our Lord Jesus:when you have gathered together...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 09-09-12, Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

    09/08/2012 9:22:41 PM PDT · by Salvation · 51 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-09-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 9, 2012 Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1Is 35:4-7a Thus says the LORD:Say to those whose hearts are frightened:Be strong, fear not!Here is your God,he comes with vindication;with divine recompensehe comes to save you.Then will the eyes of the blind be opened,the ears of the deaf be cleared;then will the lame leap like a stag,then the tongue of the mute will sing.Streams will burst forth in the desert,and rivers in the steppe.The burning sands will become pools,and the thirsty ground, springs of water. Responsorial PsalmPs 146:7, 8-9, 9-10 R. (1b) Praise the Lord, my soul!or:R. Alleluia.The...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-08-12, Feast, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    09/07/2012 9:04:45 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-08-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 8, 2012 Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading 1Mi 5:1-4a The LORD says:You, Bethlehem-Ephrathah,too small to be among the clans of Judah,From you shall come forth for meone who is to be ruler in Israel;Whose origin is from of old,from ancient times.(Therefore the Lord will give them up, until the timewhen she who is to give birth has borne,And the rest of his brethren shall returnto the children of Israel.)He shall stand firm and shepherd his flockby the strength of the LORD,in the majestic name of the LORD, his God;And they shall...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings< 09-07-12

    09/06/2012 9:28:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-07-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 7, 2012 Friday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 4:1-5 Brothers and sisters:Thus should one regard us: as servants of Christand stewards of the mysteries of God.Now it is of course required of stewardsthat they be found trustworthy.It does not concern me in the leastthat I be judged by you or any human tribunal;I do not even pass judgment on myself;I am not conscious of anything against me,but I do not thereby stand acquitted;the one who judges me is the Lord.Therefore, do not make any judgment before the appointed time,until the Lord...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-06-12

    09/05/2012 9:11:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-06-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 6, 2012 Thursday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 3:18-23 Brothers and sisters:Let no one deceive himself.If anyone among you considers himself wise in this age,let him become a fool, so as to become wise.For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in the eyes of God,for it is written: God catches the wise in their own ruses, and again: The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain. So let no one boast about human beings, for everything belongs to you,Paul or Apollos or Cephas,or the world or...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-05-12, OM, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

    09/04/2012 9:48:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-05-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 5, 2012 Wednesday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 3:1-9 Brothers and sisters,I could not talk to you as spiritual people,but as fleshly people, as infants in Christ.I fed you milk, not solid food,because you were unable to take it.Indeed, you are still not able, even now,for you are still of the flesh.While there is jealousy and rivalry among you,are you not of the flesh, and walkingaccording to the manner of man?Whenever someone says, "I belong to Paul," and another,"I belong to Apollos," are you not merely men? What is Apollos, after all,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-04-12

    09/03/2012 8:39:57 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-04-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 4, 2012 Tuesday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 2:10b-16 Brothers and sisters:The Spirit scrutinizes everything, even the depths of God.Among men, who knows what pertains to the manexcept his spirit that is within?Similarly, no one knows what pertains to God except the Spirit of God.We have not received the spirit of the worldbut the Spirit who is from God,so that we may understand the things freely given us by God.And we speak about them not with words taught by human wisdom,but with words taught by the Spirit,describing spiritual realities in spiritual terms....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-03-12, M, St. Gregory the Great, Pope & Doctor/Church

    09/02/2012 9:10:31 PM PDT · by Salvation · 44 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-03-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 3, 2012 Memorial of Saint Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church Reading 11 Cor 2:1-5 When I came to you, brothers and sisters,proclaiming the mystery of God,I did not come with sublimity of words or of wisdom.For I resolved to know nothing while I was with youexcept Jesus Christ, and him crucified.I came to you in weakness and fear and much trembling,and my message and my proclamationwere not with persuasive words of wisdom,but with a demonstration of spirit and power,so that your faith might rest not on human wisdombut on the power of God....
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 09-02-12, Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

    09/01/2012 8:20:26 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-02-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 2, 2012 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1Dt 4:1-2, 6-8 Moses said to the people:"Now, Israel, hear the statutes and decreeswhich I am teaching you to observe,that you may live, and may enter in and take possession of the landwhich the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving you.In your observance of the commandments of the LORD, your God,which I enjoin upon you,you shall not add to what I command you nor subtract from it.Observe them carefully,for thus will you give evidenceof your wisdom and intelligence to the nations,who will hear of all these...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-01-12

    08/31/2012 9:11:10 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    ISCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 09-01-12 | Revised New American Bible
    September 1, 2012 Saturday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 1:26-31 Consider your own calling, brothers and sisters.Not many of you were wise by human standards,not many were powerful,not many were of noble birth.Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise,and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong,and God chose the lowly and despised of the world,those who count for nothing,to reduce to nothing those who are something,so that no human being might boast before God.It is due to him that you are in Christ...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-31-12

    08/30/2012 8:49:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-31-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 31, 2012 Friday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 1:17-25 Brothers and sisters:Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the Gospel,and not with the wisdom of human eloquence,so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its meaning. The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,and the learning of the learned I will set aside. Where is the wise one?Where...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-30-12

    08/29/2012 8:19:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-30-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 30, 2012 Thursday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Cor 1:1-9 Paul, called to be an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God,and Sosthenes our brother,to the Church of God that is in Corinth,to you who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be holy,with all those everywhere who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours.Grace to you and peace from God our Fatherand the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always on your accountfor the grace of God bestowed on...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-29-12, M, Passion of St. John the Baptist

    08/28/2012 8:21:30 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-29-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 29, 2012 The Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist Reading 12 Thes 3:6-10, 16-18 We instruct you, brothers and sisters,in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,to shun any brotherwho walks in a disorderly wayand not according to the tradition they received from us.For you know how one must imitate us.For we did not act in a disorderly way among you,nor did we eat food received free from anyone.On the contrary, in toil and drudgery, night and day we worked,so as not to burden any of you.Not that we do not have the right.Rather,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-28-12, M, St. Augustine, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

    08/27/2012 7:48:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-28-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 28, 2012 Memorial of St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reading 12 Thes 2:1-3a, 14-17 We ask you, brothers and sisters,with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christand our assembling with him,not to be shaken out of your minds suddenly,or to be alarmed either by a 'spirit,' or by an oral statement,or by a letter allegedly from usto the effect that the day of the Lord is at hand.Let no one deceive you in any way. To this end he has also called you through our Gospelto possess the glory of our...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-27-12. M, St. Monica

    08/26/2012 8:10:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-27-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 27, 2012 Memorial of Saint Monica Reading 12 Thes 1:1-5, 11-12 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy to the Church of the Thessaloniansin God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:grace to you and peace from God our Fatherand the Lord Jesus Christ. We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters,as is fitting, because your faith flourishes ever more,and the love of every one of you for one another grows ever greater.Accordingly, we ourselves boast of you in the churches of Godregarding your endurance and faith in all your persecutionsand the afflictions you endure. This...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-26-12, Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/25/2012 8:40:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 46 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-26-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 26, 2012 Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1Jos 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b Joshua gathered together all the tribes of Israel at Shechem,summoning their elders, their leaders,their judges, and their officers.When they stood in ranks before God,Joshua addressed all the people:"If it does not please you to serve the LORD,decide today whom you will serve,the gods your fathers served beyond the Riveror the gods of the Amorites in whose country you are now dwelling.As for me and my household, we will serve the LORD." But the people answered,"Far be it from us to forsake the LORDfor the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-25-12, OM, St. Louis of France, St. Joseph Calasanz

    08/25/2012 8:24:57 AM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-25-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 25, 2012 Saturday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ez 43:1-7ab The angel led me to the gate which faces the east,and there I saw the glory of the God of Israelcoming from the east.I heard a sound like the roaring of many waters,and the earth shone with his glory.The vision was like that which I had seenwhen he came to destroy the city,and like that which I had seen by the river Chebar.I fell prone as the glory of the LORD entered the templeby way of the gate which faces the east,but spirit...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-24-12, Feast, St. Bartholomew, Apostle

    08/23/2012 8:47:48 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-24-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 24, 2012 Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle Reading 1Rv 21:9b-14 The angel spoke to me, saying,"Come here.I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb."He took me in spirit to a great, high mountainand showed me the holy city Jerusalemcoming down out of heaven from God.It gleamed with the splendor of God.Its radiance was like that of a precious stone,like jasper, clear as crystal.It had a massive, high wall,with twelve gates where twelve angels were stationedand on which names were inscribed,the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.There were three gates...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-23-12, OM, St. Rose of Lima, Virgin

    08/22/2012 8:50:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-23-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 23, 2012 Thursday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ez 36:23-28 Thus says the LORD:I will prove the holiness of my great name,profaned among the nations,in whose midst you have profaned it.Thus the nations shall know that I am the LORD, says the Lord GOD,when in their sight I prove my holiness through you.For I will take you away from among the nations,gather you from all the foreign lands,and bring you back to your own land.I will sprinkle clean water upon youto cleanse you from all your impurities,and from all your idols I will cleanse...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-21-12. M, St. Pius X, Pope

    08/20/2012 8:31:26 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-21-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 21, 2012 Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope Reading 1Ez 28:1-10 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man,say to the prince of Tyre:Thus says the Lord GOD: Because you are haughty of heart,you say, "A god am I!I occupy a godly thronein the heart of the sea!"--And yet you are a man, and not a god,however you may think yourself like a god.Oh yes, you are wiser than Daniel,there is no secret that is beyond you.By your wisdom and your intelligenceyou have made riches for yourself;You have put gold and silverinto your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-20-12, M, St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church

    08/19/2012 8:46:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-20-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 20, 2012 Memorial of Saint Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church Reading 1Ez 24:15-23 The word of the LORD came to me:Son of man, by a sudden blowI am taking away from you the delight of your eyes,but do not mourn or weep or shed any tears.Groan in silence, make no lament for the dead,bind on your turban, put your sandals on your feet,do not cover your beard, and do not eat the customary bread.That evening my wife died,and the next morning I did as I had been commanded.Then the people asked me, "Will you not...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-19-12, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/18/2012 9:24:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 56 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-19-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 19, 2012 Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1Prv 9:1-6 Wisdom has built her house,she has set up her seven columns;she has dressed her meat, mixed her wine,yes, she has spread her table.She has sent out her maidens; she callsfrom the heights out over the city:"Let whoever is simple turn in here;To the one who lacks understanding, she says,Come, eat of my food,and drink of the wine I have mixed!Forsake foolishness that you may live;advance in the way of understanding." Responsorial PsalmPs 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 R. (9a) Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.I will bless...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-18-12

    08/17/2012 9:37:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-18-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 18, 2012 Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ez 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32 The word of the LORD came to me:Son of man, what is the meaning of this proverbthat you recited in the land of Israel: "Fathers have eaten green grapes,thus their children's teeth are on edge?" As I live, says the Lord GOD:I swear that there shall no longer be anyone among youwho will repeat this proverb in Israel.For all lives are mine;the life of the father is like the life of the son, both are mine;only the one who sins shall die....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-17-12

    08/16/2012 9:06:57 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-17-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 17, 2012 Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ez 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 was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.As for your birth, the day you were born your navel cord was not cut;you were neither washed with water nor anointed,nor were you rubbed with salt, nor swathed in swaddling clothes.No one looked on you with pity or compassionto do...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-16-12, OM, St. Stephen of Hungary

    08/15/2012 8:53:43 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-16-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 16, 2012 Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ez 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 they are looking on,prepare your baggage as though for exile, and again while they are looking on,migrate from where you live to another place;perhaps they will see that they are a rebellious house.You shall bring out your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-15-12, Solemnity, Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary/Day

    08/14/2012 9:25:59 PM PDT · by Salvation · 45 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-15-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 15, 2012 Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading 1Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab God's temple in heaven was opened,and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun,with the moon under her feet,and on her head a crown of twelve stars.She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth.Then another sign appeared in the sky;it was a huge red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns,and on its heads were seven diadems.Its tail...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings,08-15-12, Solemnity, Assumption-Blessed Virgin Mary/Vigil

    08/14/2012 9:19:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-15-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 15, 2012 Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading 11 Chr 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2 David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring the ark of the LORDto the place which he had prepared for it.David also called together the sons of Aaron and the Levites. The Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with poles,as Moses had ordained according to the word of the LORD. David commanded the chiefs of the Levitesto appoint their kinsmen as chanters,to play on musical instruments, harps, lyres, and cymbals,to make a loud sound of rejoicing....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-14-12, M, St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, Priest and Martyr

    08/13/2012 8:53:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
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    August 14, 2012 Memorial of Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe, Priest and Martyr Reading 1Ez 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 a hand stretched out to me,in which was a written scroll which he unrolled before me.It was covered with writing front and back,and written on it was:Lamentation and wailing and woe! He said to me: Son of man, eat what is before you;eat...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-13-12, OM, Sts. Pontian, Pope & Hippolytus, Priest, Martyrs

    08/12/2012 9:19:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-13-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 13, 2012 Monday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ez 1:2-5, 24-28c On the fifth day of the fourth month of the fifth year,that is, of King Jehoiachin's exile,The word of the LORD came to the priest Ezekiel,the son of Buzi,in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar.--There the hand of the LORD came upon me. As I looked, a stormwind came from the North,a huge cloud with flashing fire enveloped in brightness,from the midst of which (the midst of the fire)something gleamed like electrum.Within it were figures resembling four living creaturesthat looked...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-12-12, Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/11/2012 8:47:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
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    August 12, 2012 Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 11 Kgs 19:4-8 Elijah went a day's journey into the desert,until he came to a broom tree and sat beneath it.He prayed for death saying:"This is enough, O LORD!Take my life, for I am no better than my fathers."He lay down and fell asleep under the broom tree,but then an angel touched him and ordered him to get up and eat.Elijah looked and there at his head was a hearth cakeand a jug of water.After he ate and drank, he lay down again,but the angel of the LORD came...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-11-12, M, St. Clare, Virgin

    08/10/2012 9:20:26 PM PDT · by Salvation · 42 replies
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    August 11, 2012 Memorial of Saint Clare, Virgin Reading 1Hab 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.Why, then, do you gaze on the faithless in silencewhile the wicked man devoursone more just than himself?You have made man like the fish of the sea,like creeping things without a ruler.He brings them all up with his hook,he hauls them away with his net,He gathers them in his...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-10-12, Feast, St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

    08/09/2012 8:06:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 43 replies
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    August 10, 2012 Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr Reading 12 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, always having all you need,you may have an abundance for every good work.As it is written: He scatters abroad, he gives to the poor;his righteousness endures forever. The one who supplies seed to the sower and bread for foodwill...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-09-12, OM St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin/Martyr

    08/08/2012 7:12:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
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    August 9, 2012 Thursday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Jer 31:31-34 The days are coming, says the LORD,when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israeland the house of Judah.It will not be like the covenant I made with their fathers:the day I took them by the handto lead them forth from the land of Egypt;for they broke my covenant,and I had to show myself their master, says the LORD.But this is the covenant that I will makewith the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD.I will place my law...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-08-12, M, St. Dominic, Priest

    08/07/2012 10:20:23 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
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    August 8, 2012 Memorial of Saint Dominic, Priest Reading 1Jer 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 swordhave found favor in the desert.As Israel comes forward to be given his rest,the LORD appears to him from afar:With age-old love I have loved you;so I have kept my mercy toward you.Again I will restore you, and you shall be rebuilt,O virgin Israel;Carrying your festive tambourines,you shall go forth dancing with the merrymakers.Again you shall plant vineyardson...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-07-12, OM, St. Cajetan, St. Sixtus II & Companions

    08/06/2012 11:16:23 PM PDT · by Salvation · 49 replies
    USCCB.org/RNABn ^ | 08-07-12 | Revised New American Bible
    August 7, 2012 Tuesday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Jer 30:1-2, 12-15, 18-22 The following message came to Jeremiah from the LORD:For thus says the LORD, the God of Israel:Write all the words I have spoken to you in a book. For thus says the LORD:Incurable is your wound,grievous your bruise;There is none to plead your cause,no remedy for your running sore,no healing for you.All your lovers have forgotten you,they do not seek you.I struck you as an enemy would strike,punished you cruelly;Why cry out over your wound?your pain is without relief.Because of your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-06-12. Feast, Transfiguration of the Lord

    08/05/2012 8:11:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
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    August 6, 2012 Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord Reading 1Dn 7:9-10, 13-14 As I watched: Thrones were set upand 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 fireflowed out from where he sat;Thousands upon thousands were ministering to him,and myriads upon myriads attended him.The court was convened and the books were opened. As the visions during the night continued, I saw: One like a Son of man coming,on the clouds of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-05-12, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/04/2012 8:42:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
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    August 5, 2012 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1Ex 16:2-4, 12-15 The whole Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron.The Israelites said to them,"Would that we had died at the LORD's hand in the land of Egypt,as we sat by our fleshpots and ate our fill of bread!But you had to lead us into this desertto make the whole community die of famine!" Then the LORD said to Moses,"I will now rain down bread from heaven for you.Each day the people are to go out and gather their daily portion;thus will I test them,to see whether...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-04-12. M. St. John Mary Vianney, Priest

    08/03/2012 8:25:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies
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    August 4, 2012 Memorial of Saint John Mary Vianney, priest Reading 1Jer 26:11-16, 24 The priests and prophets said to the princes and to all the people,"This man deserves death;he has prophesied against this city,as you have heard with your own ears."Jeremiah gave this answer to the princes and all the people:"It was the LORD who sent me to prophesy against this house and cityall that you have heard.Now, therefore, reform your ways and your deeds;listen to the voice of the LORD your God,so that the LORD will repent of the evil with which he threatens you.As for...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-03-12

    08/02/2012 7:58:08 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
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    August 3, 2012 Friday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1Jer 26:1-9 In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim,son of Josiah, king of Judah,this message came from the LORD:Thus says the LORD:Stand in the court of the house of the LORDand speak to the people of all the cities of Judahwho come to worship in the house of the LORD;whatever I command you, tell them, and omit nothing.Perhaps they will listen and turn back,each from his evil way,so that I may repent of the evil I have planned to inflict upon themfor their evil deeds.Say...