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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-26-16

    11/25/2016 8:46:00 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-26-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 26, 2016 Saturday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 22:1-7 John said:An angel showed me the river of life-giving water,sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of Godand of the Lamb down the middle of the street,On either side of the river grew the tree of lifethat produces fruit twelve times a year, once each month;the leaves of the trees serve as medicine for the nations.Nothing accursed will be found anymore.The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it,and his servants will worship him.They will look upon his face, and his...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-25-16, OM, St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr

    11/24/2016 9:42:34 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
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    November 25, 2016 Friday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 20:1-4, 11—21:2 I, John, saw an angel come down from heaven,holding in his hand the key to the abyss and a heavy chain.He seized the dragon, the ancient serpent,which is the Devil or Satan,and tied it up for a thousand years and threw it into the abyss,which he locked over it and sealed,so that it could no longer lead the nations astrayuntil the thousand years are completed.After this, it is to be released for a short time. Then I saw thrones; those who sat on...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-24-16, M, St. Andrew Dung-Lac,Priest,Martyr, Thanksgiving

    11/24/2016 12:45:28 AM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-24-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 24, 2016 Memorial of Saint Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs Reading 1 Rv 18:1-2, 21-23; 19:1-3, 9a I, John, saw another angel coming down from heaven,having great authority,and the earth became illumined by his splendor.He cried out in a mighty voice: “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great.She has become a haunt for demons.She is a cage for every unclean spirit,a cage for every unclean bird,a cage for every unclean and disgusting beast.” A mighty angel picked up a stone like a huge millstoneand threw it into the sea and said: “With such force will Babylon the great...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-23-16, OM, St. Columban, St. Clement I, Bl. Miguel Pro

    11/22/2016 8:12:23 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-23-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 23, 2016 Wednesday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 15:1-4 I, John, saw in heaven another sign, great and awe-inspiring:seven angels with the seven last plagues,for through them God’s fury is accomplished. Then I saw something like a sea of glass mingled with fire.On the sea of glass were standing thosewho had won the victory over the beastand its image and the number that signified its name.They were holding God’s harps,and they sang the song of Moses, the servant of God,and the song of the Lamb: “Great and wonderful are your works,Lord God almighty.Just...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-22-16, St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr

    11/21/2016 9:24:31 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-22-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 22, 2016 Memorial of Saint Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr Reading 1 Rv 14:14-19 I, John, looked and there was a white cloud,and sitting on the cloud one who looked like a son of man,with a gold crown on his head and a sharp sickle in his hand.Another angel came out of the temple,crying out in a loud voice to the one sitting on the cloud,“Use your sickle and reap the harvest,for the time to reap has come,because the earth’s harvest is fully ripe.”So the one who was sitting on the cloud swung his sickle over the earth,and the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-21-16, M, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    11/20/2016 7:51:22 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
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    November 21, 2016 Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Reading 1 Rv 14:1-3, 4b-5 I, John, looked and there was the Lamb standing on Mount Zion,and with him a hundred and forty-four thousandwho had his name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads.I heard a sound from heavenlike the sound of rushing water or a loud peal of thunder.The sound I heard was like that of harpists playing their harps.They were singing what seemed to be a new hymn before the throne,before the four living creatures and the elders.No one could learn this hymn except...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 11-20-16, SOL, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

    11/19/2016 7:56:43 PM PST · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-20-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 20, 2016 The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Reading 1 2 Sm 5:1-3 In those days, all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron and said:“Here we are, your bone and your flesh. In days past, when Saul was our king,it was you who led the Israelites out and brought them back. And the LORD said to you,‘You shall shepherd my people Israeland shall be commander of Israel.’” When all the elders of Israel came to David in Hebron,King David made an agreement with them there before the LORD,and they anointed...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-19-16

    11/18/2016 9:04:25 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-19-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 19, 2016 Saturday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 11:4-12 I, John, heard a voice from heaven speak to me:Here are my two witnesses:These are the two olive trees and the two lampstandsthat stand before the Lord of the earth.If anyone wants to harm them, fire comes out of their mouthsand devours their enemies.In this way, anyone wanting to harm them is sure to be slain.They have the power to close up the skyso that no rain can fall during the time of their prophesying.They also have power to turn water into bloodand to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-18-16, OM, Ded, Basilicas - Peter & Paul, St. Rose Duquesne

    11/17/2016 9:27:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-18-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 18, 2016 Friday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 10:8-11 I, John, heard a voice from heaven speak to me.Then the voice spoke to me and said:“Go, take the scroll that lies open in the hand of the angelwho is standing on the sea and on the land.”So I went up to the angel and told him to give me the small scroll.He said to me, “Take and swallow it.It will turn your stomach sour,but in your mouth it will taste as sweet as honey.”I took the small scroll from the angel’s hand and...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-17-16, M, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious

    11/16/2016 10:11:16 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-17-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 17, 2016 Memorial of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious Reading 1 Rv 5:1-10 I, John, saw a scroll in the right hand of the one who sat on the throne.It had writing on both sides and was sealed with seven seals.Then I saw a mighty angel who proclaimed in a loud voice,“Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?”But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earthwas able to open the scroll or to examine it.I shed many tears because no one was found worthyto open the scroll or to examine it.One...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-16-16, OM, St. Margaret of Scotland, St. Gertrude

    11/15/2016 10:47:11 PM PST · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-16-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 16, 2016 Wednesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 4:1-11 I, John, had a vision of an open door to heaven,and I heard the trumpetlike voicethat had spoken to me before, saying,“Come up here and I will show you what must happen afterwards.”At once I was caught up in spirit. A throne was there in heaven, and on the throne sat onewhose appearance sparkled like jasper and carnelian.Around the throne was a halo as brilliant as an emerald.Surrounding the throne I saw twenty-four other throneson which twenty-four elders sat,dressed in white garments and with...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-15-16, OM, St. Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor/Church

    11/14/2016 8:36:44 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-15-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 15, 2016 Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 3:1-6, 14-22 I, John, heard the Lord saying to me:“To the angel of the Church in Sardis, write this: “‘The one who has the seven spirits of Godand the seven stars says this: “I know your works,that you have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead.Be watchful and strengthen what is left, which is going to die,for I have not found your works complete in the sight of my God.Remember then how you accepted and heard; keep it, and repent.If you are not...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Readings, 11-14-16

    11/13/2016 8:05:10 PM PST · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-14-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 14, 2016 Monday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Rv 1:1-4; 2:1-5 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him,to show his servants what must happen soon.He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,who gives witness to the word of Godand to the testimony of Jesus Christ by reporting what he saw.Blessed is the one who reads aloudand blessed are those who listen to this prophetic messageand heed what is written in it, for the appointed time is near. John, to the seven churches in Asia: grace to you...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 11-13-16, Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

    11/12/2016 8:26:55 PM PST · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-13-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 13, 2016 Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Mal 3:19-20a Lo, the day is coming, blazing like an oven,when all the proud and all evildoers will be stubble,and the day that is coming will set them on fire,leaving them neither root nor branch,says the LORD of hosts.But for you who fear my name, there will arisethe sun of justice with its healing rays. Responsorial Psalm Ps 98:5-6, 7-8, 9 R. (cf. 9) The Lord comes to rule the earth with justice.Sing praise to the LORD with the harp,with the harp and melodious song.With trumpets and the sound...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-12-16, M, St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

    11/11/2016 8:35:38 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-12-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 12, 2016 Memorial of Saint Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr Reading 1 3 Jn 5-8 Beloved, you are faithful in all you do for the brothers and sisters,especially for strangers;they have testified to your love before the Church.Please help them in a way worthy of God to continue their journey.For they have set out for the sake of the Nameand are accepting nothing from the pagans.Therefore, we ought to support such persons,so that we may be co-workers in the truth. Responsorial Psalm Ps 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 R. Blessed the man who fears the Lord.or:R. Alleluia.Blessed the man who fears...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-11-16, M, St. Martin of Tours, Bishop

    11/10/2016 8:39:11 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-11-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 11, 2016 Memorial of Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop Reading 1 2 Jn 4-9 [Chosen Lady:]I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truthjust as we were commanded by the Father.But now, Lady, I ask you,not as though I were writing a new commandmentbut the one we have had from the beginning:let us love one another.For this is love, that we walk according to his commandments;this is the commandment, as you heard from the beginning,in which you should walk. Many deceivers have gone out into the world,those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-10-16, M, St. Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church

    11/09/2016 9:26:20 PM PST · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-10-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 10, 2016 Memorial of Saint Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Phlm 7-20 Beloved:I have experienced much joy and encouragement from your love,because the hearts of the holy oneshave been refreshed by you, brother.Therefore, although I have the full right in Christto order you to do what is proper,I rather urge you out of love,being as I am, Paul, an old man,and now also a prisoner for Christ Jesus.I urge you on behalf of my child Onesimus,whose father I have become in my imprisonment,who was once useless to you but is now useful...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-09-16, FEAST. Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

    11/08/2016 9:26:53 PM PST · by Salvation · 40 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-09-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 9, 2016 Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome Reading 1 Ez 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 The angel brought meback to the entrance of the temple,and I saw water flowing outfrom beneath the threshold of the temple toward the east,for the façade of the temple was toward the east;the water flowed down from the southern side of the temple,south of the altar.He led me outside by the north gate,and around to the outer gate facing the east,where I saw water trickling from the southern side.He said to me,“This water flows into the eastern district down upon...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-08-16

    11/07/2016 10:22:08 PM PST · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-08-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 8, 2016 Tuesday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Ti 2:1-8, 11-14 Beloved:You must say what is consistent with sound doctrine,namely, that older men should be temperate, dignified,self-controlled, sound in faith, love, and endurance.Similarly, older women should be reverent in their behavior,not slanderers, not addicted to drink, teaching what is good, so that they may train younger womento love their husbands and children,to be self-controlled, chaste, good homemakers,under the control of their husbands,so that the word of God may not be discredited. Urge the younger men, similarly, to control themselves,showing yourself as a model of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-07-16

    11/06/2016 8:02:07 PM PST · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-07-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 7, 2016 Monday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Ti 1:1-9 Paul, a slave of God and Apostle of Jesus Christfor the sake of the faith of God’s chosen onesand the recognition of religious truth,in the hope of eternal life that God, who does not lie, promised before time began,who indeed at the proper time revealed his wordin the proclamation with which I was entrustedby the command of God our savior,to Titus, my true child in our common faith:grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our savior. For this reason I left...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 11-06-16, Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

    11/05/2016 8:50:58 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-06-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 6, 2016 Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Mc 7:1-2, 9-14 It happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrestedand tortured with whips and scourges by the king,to force them to eat pork in violation of God's law. One of the brothers, speaking for the others, said:“What do you expect to achieve by questioning us? We are ready to die rather than transgress the laws of our ancestors.” At the point of death he said:“You accursed fiend, you are depriving us of this present life,but the King of the world will raise us up to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-05-16

    11/04/2016 8:47:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-05-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 5, 2016 Saturday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Phil 4:10-19 Brothers and sisters:I rejoice greatly in the Lordthat now at last you revived your concern for me.You were, of course, concerned about me but lacked an opportunity.Not that I say this because of need,for I have learned, in whatever situation I find myself,to be self-sufficient.I know indeed how to live in humble circumstances;I know also how to live with abundance.In every circumstance and in all thingsI have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry,of living in abundance and of being...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-04-16, M, St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop

    11/03/2016 10:27:45 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-04-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 4, 2016 Memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop Reading 1 Phil 3:17—4:1 Join with others in being imitators of me, brothers and sisters, and observe those who thus conduct themselves according to the model you have in us.For many, as I have often told you and now tell you even in tears, conduct themselves as enemies of the cross of Christ.Their end is destruction.Their God is their stomach; their glory is in their “shame.”Their minds are occupied with earthly things.But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we also await a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.He will...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-03-16, OM, St. Martin de Porres, Religious

    11/02/2016 8:23:55 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-03-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 3, 2016 Thursday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Phil 3:3-8a Brothers and sisters:We are the circumcision, we who worship through the Spirit of God,who boast in Christ Jesus and do not put our confidence in flesh,although I myself have grounds for confidence even in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he can be confident in flesh, all the more can I. Circumcised on the eighth day,of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin,a Hebrew of Hebrew parentage,in observance of the law a Pharisee,in zeal I persecuted the Church,in righteousness based on the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-02-16, Commemoration of Faithful Departed - All Souls

    11/01/2016 8:33:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-02-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 2, 2016 The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed(All Souls) The following are a selection of the readings that may be chosen for this day. Reading 1 Wis 3:1-9 The souls of the just are in the hand of God,and no torment shall touch them.They seemed, in the view of the foolish, to be dead;and their passing away was thought an afflictionand their going forth from us, utter destruction.But they are in peace.For if before men, indeed, they be punished,yet is their hope full of immortality;chastised a little, they shall be greatly blessed,because God tried themand found them...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 11-01-16, Solemnity of All Saints

    10/31/2016 8:15:30 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 11-01-16 | Revised New American Bible
    November 1, 2016 Solemnity of All Saints Reading 1 Rv 7:2-4, 9-14 I, John, saw another angel come up from the East,holding the seal of the living God.He cried out in a loud voice to the four angelswho were given power to damage the land and the sea,“Do not damage the land or the sea or the treesuntil we put the seal on the foreheads of the servants of our God.”I heard the number of those who had been marked with the seal,one hundred and forty-four thousand markedfrom every tribe of the children of Israel. After this I had...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-31-16

    10/30/2016 8:48:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-31-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 31, 2016 Monday of the Thirty-first Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Phil 2:1-4 Brothers and sisters:If there is any encouragement in Christ,any solace in love,any participation in the Spirit,any compassion and mercy,complete my joy by being of the same mind, with the same love,united in heart, thinking one thing.Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory;rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves,each looking out not for his own interests, but also everyone for those of others. Responsorial Psalm Ps 131:1bcde, 2, 3 R. In you, O Lord, I have found my peace.O LORD, my...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-30-16, Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

    10/29/2016 8:36:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 45 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-30-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 30, 2016 Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Wis 11:22-12:2 Before the LORD the whole universe is as a grain from a balanceor a drop of morning dew come down upon the earth.But you have mercy on all, because you can do all things;and you overlook people's sins that they may repent.For you love all things that areand loathe nothing that you have made;for what you hated, you would not have fashioned.And how could a thing remain, unless you willed it;or be preserved, had it not been called forth by you?But you spare all things, because they...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-29-16

    10/28/2016 11:26:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-29-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 29, 2016 Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Phil 1:18b-26 Brothers and sisters:As long as in every way, whether in pretense or in truth,Christ is being proclaimed, and in that I rejoice. Indeed I shall continue to rejoice,for I know that this will result in deliverance for methrough your prayers and support from the Spirit of Jesus Christ.My eager expectation and hopeis that I shall not be put to shame in any way,but that with all boldness, now as always,Christ will be magnified in my body,whether by life or by death.For to me life...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-28-16, FEAST, Sts. Simon and Jude, Apostles

    10/27/2016 7:21:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-28-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 28, 2016 Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles Reading 1 Eph 2:19-22 Brothers and sisters:You are no longer strangers and sojourners,but you are fellow citizens with the holy onesand members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets,with Christ Jesus himself as the capstone.Through him the whole structure is held togetherand grows into a temple sacred in the Lord;in him you also are being built togetherinto a dwelling place of God in the Spirit. Responsorial Psalm Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 R. (5a) Their message goes out through all the earth.The heavens declare...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-27-16

    10/27/2016 5:54:56 PM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-27-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 27, 2016 Thursday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 6:10-20 Brothers and sisters:Draw your strength from the Lord and from his mighty power.Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firmagainst the tactics of the Devil.For our struggle is not with flesh and bloodbut with the principalities, with the powers,with the world rulers of this present darkness,with the evil spirits in the heavens.Therefore, put on the armor of God,that you may be able to resist on the evil dayand, having done everything, to hold your ground.So stand fast...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-26-16

    10/27/2016 5:19:47 PM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-26-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 26, 2016 Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 6:1-9 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.Honor your father and mother.This is the first commandment with a promise,that it may go well with youand that you may have a long life on earth.Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger,but bring them up with the training and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, be obedient to your human masters with fear and trembling,in sincerity of heart, as to Christ,not only when being watched, as currying favor,but as slaves of Christ, doing...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-25-16

    10/27/2016 4:31:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-25-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 25, 2016 Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 5:21-33 Brothers and sisters:Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ.Wives should be subordinate to their husbands as to the Lord.For the husband is head of his wifejust as Christ is head of the Church,he himself the savior of the Body.As the Church is subordinate to Christ,so wives should be subordinate to their husbands in everything.Husbands, love your wives,even as Christ loved the Churchand handed himself over for her to sanctify her,cleansing her by the bath of water with the word,that he might...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-24-16, OM, St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop

    10/23/2016 8:49:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-24-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 24, 2016 Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 4:32–5:8 Brothers and sisters:Be kind to one another, compassionate,forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ. Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love,as Christ loved us and handed himself over for usas a sacrificial offering to God for a fragrant aroma.Immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be mentioned among you,as is fitting among holy ones,no obscenity or silly or suggestive talk, which is out of place,but instead, thanksgiving.Be sure of this, that no immoral or impure...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 10-23-16, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    10/22/2016 8:51:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 50 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-23-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 23, 2016 Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Sir 35:12-14, 16-18 The LORD is a God of justice,who knows no favorites.Though not unduly partial toward the weak,yet he hears the cry of the oppressed.The Lord is not deaf to the wail of the orphan,nor to the widow when she pours out her complaint.The one who serves God willingly is heard;his petition reaches the heavens.The prayer of the lowly pierces the clouds;it does not rest till it reaches its goal,nor will it withdraw till the Most High responds,judges justly and affirms the right,and the Lord will not delay....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-22-16, OM, St. John Paul II, Pope

    10/21/2016 8:50:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-22-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 22, 2016 Saturday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 4:7-16 Brothers and sisters:Grace was given to each of usaccording to the measure of Christ’s gift.Therefore, it says: He ascended on high and took prisoners captive;he gave gifts to men. What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descendedinto the lower regions of the earth?The one who descended is also the one who ascendedfar above all the heavens,that he might fill all things. And he gave some as Apostles, others as prophets,others as evangelists, others as pastors and teachers,to equip the holy ones for...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-21-16

    10/20/2016 7:40:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-21-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 21, 2016 Friday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 4:1-6 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. Responsorial Psalm Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-20-16, OM, St. Paul of the Cross, Priest

    10/19/2016 9:12:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-20-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 20, 2016 Thursday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 3:14-21 Brothers and sisters:I kneel before the Father,from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,that he may grant you in accord with the riches of his gloryto be strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inner self,and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith;that you, rooted and grounded in love,may have strength to comprehend with all the holy oneswhat is the breadth and length and height and depth,and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge,so that you...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-19-16, M, Sts. John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Martyrs

    10/18/2016 7:18:46 PM PDT · by Salvation · 41 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-19-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 19, 2016 Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs Reading 1 Eph 3:2-12 Brothers and sisters:You have heard of the stewardship of God’s gracethat was given to me for your benefit,namely, that the mystery was made known to me by revelation,as I have written briefly earlier.When you read thisyou can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,which was not made known to human beings in other generationsas it has now been revealedto his holy Apostles and prophets by the Spirit,that the Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same Body,and copartners in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-18-16, FEAST, St. Luke, Evangelist

    10/17/2016 9:28:58 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-18-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 18, 2016 Feast of Saint Luke, Evangelist Reading 1 2 Tm 4:10-17b Beloved:Demas, enamored of the present world,deserted me and went to Thessalonica,Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.Luke is the only one with me.Get Mark and bring him with you,for he is helpful to me in the ministry.I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.When you come, bring the cloak I left with Carpus in Troas,the papyrus rolls, and especially the parchments. Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm;the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.You too be on guard against him,for he has strongly...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-17-16, M, St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

    10/16/2016 9:10:07 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-17-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 17, 2016 Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr Reading 1 Eph 2:1-10 Brothers and sisters:You were dead in your transgressions and sinsin which you once lived following the age of this world,following the ruler of the power of the air,the spirit that is now at work in the disobedient.All of us once lived among them in the desires of our flesh,following the wishes of the flesh and the impulses,and we were by nature children of wrath, like the rest.But God, who is rich in mercy,because of the great love he had for us,even when we...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 10-16-16, Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    10/15/2016 9:09:35 PM PDT · by Salvation · 59 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-16-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 16, 2016 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Ex 17:8-13 In those days, Amalek came and waged war against Israel.Moses, therefore, said to Joshua,“Pick out certain men,and tomorrow go out and engage Amalek in battle. I will be standing on top of the hillwith the staff of God in my hand.” So Joshua did as Moses told him:he engaged Amalek in battleafter Moses had climbed to the top of the hill with Aaron and Hur.As long as Moses kept his hands raised up,Israel had the better of the fight,but when he let his hands rest,Amalek had the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-15-16, M, St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor/Church

    10/14/2016 9:03:53 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-15-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 15, 2016 Memorial of Saint Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Eph 1:15-23 Brothers and sisters:Hearing of your faith in the Lord Jesusand of your love for all the holy ones,I do not cease giving thanks for you,remembering you in my prayers,that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory,may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelationresulting in knowledge of him.May the eyes of your hearts be enlightened,that you may know what is the hope that belongs to his call,what are the riches of gloryin his inheritance among the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-14-16, OM, St. Callistus I, Pope and Martyr

    10/13/2016 8:49:52 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-14-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 14, 2016 Friday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 1:11-14 Brothers and sisters:In Christ we were also chosen,destined in accord with the purpose of the Onewho accomplishes all things according to the intention of his will,so that we might exist for the praise of his glory,we who first hoped in Christ.In him you also, who have heard the word of truth,the Gospel of your salvation, and have believed in him,were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,which is the first installment of our inheritancetoward redemption as God’s possession, to the praise of his glory. Responsorial...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-13-16

    10/12/2016 10:02:01 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-13-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 13, 2016 Thursday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Eph 1:1-10 Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God,to the holy ones who are in Ephesusand faithful in Christ Jesus:grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,who has blessed us in Christwith every spiritual blessing in the heavens,as he chose us in him, before the foundation of the world,to be holy and without blemish before him.In love he destined us for adoption to himself through...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-12-16

    10/11/2016 8:24:21 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-12-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 12, 2016 Wednesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gal 5:18-25 Brothers and sisters:If you are guided by the Spirit, you are not under the law.Now the works of the flesh are obvious:immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry,sorcery, hatreds, rivalry, jealousy,outbursts of fury, acts of selfishness,dissensions, factions, occasions of envy,drinking bouts, orgies, and the like.I warn you, as I warned you before,that those who do such things will not inherit the Kingdom of God.In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,patience, kindness, generosity,faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.Against such there is no law.Now those who belong to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-11-16, OM, St. John XXIII, Pope

    10/10/2016 10:29:20 PM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-11-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 11, 2016 Tuesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gal 5:1-6 Brothers and sisters:For freedom Christ set us free;so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery. It is I, Paul, who am telling youthat if you have yourselves circumcised,Christ will be of no benefit to you.Once again I declare to every man who has himself circumcisedthat he is bound to observe the entire law.You are separated from Christ,you who are trying to be justified by law;you have fallen from grace.For through the Spirit, by faith, we await the hope of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-10-16

    10/09/2016 9:35:06 PM PDT · by Salvation · 34 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-10-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 10, 2016 Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gal 4:22-24, 26-27, 31–5:1 Brothers and sisters:It is written that Abraham had two sons,one by the slave woman and the other by the freeborn woman.The son of the slave woman was born naturally,the son of the freeborn through a promise.Now this is an allegory.These women represent two covenants.One was from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery;this is Hagar.But the Jerusalem above is freeborn, and she is our mother.For it is written:Rejoice, you barren one who bore no children;break forth and shout, you who were not in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 10-09-16, Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    10/08/2016 8:51:45 PM PDT · by Salvation · 58 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-09-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 9, 2016 Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 5:14-17 Naaman went down and plunged into the Jordan seven timesat the word of Elisha, the man of God. His flesh became again like the flesh of a little child,and he was clean of his leprosy. Naaman returned with his whole retinue to the man of God. On his arrival he stood before Elisha and said,“Now I know that there is no God in all the earth,except in Israel.Please accept a gift from your servant.” Elisha replied, “As the LORD lives whom I serve, I will not...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 10-08-16

    10/07/2016 9:53:37 PM PDT · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 10-08-16 | Revised New American Bible
    October 8, 2016 Saturday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gal 3:22-29 Brothers and sisters:Scripture confined all things under the power of sin,that through faith in Jesus Christthe promise might be given to those who believe. Before faith came, we were held in custody under law,confined for the faith that was to be revealed.Consequently, the law was our disciplinarian for Christ,that we might be justified by faith.But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a disciplinarian.For through faith you are all children of God in Christ Jesus.For all of you who were baptized...