Mon 24 June

The Nativity of Saint John the BaptistFirst readingIsaiah 49:1-6I will make you the light of the nations so that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth Islands, listen to me,pay attention, remotest peoples.The Lord called me before I was born,from my mother’s...

Sun 23 June

12th Sunday in Ordinary TimeFirst readingJob 38:1,8-11From the heart of the tempest the Lord gives Job his answer From the heart of the tempest the Lord gave Job his answer. He said:Who pent up the sea behind closed doors when it leapt tumultuous out of the womb,when...

Sat 22 June

Saturday of week 11 in Ordinary Time, or Saints John Fisher, Bishop, and Thomas More, Martyrs , or Saint Paulinus of Nola, Bishop , or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary First reading2 Chronicles 24:17-25’You have deserted the Lord: now he deserts...

Fri 21 June

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, ReligiousFirst reading1 John 5:1-5Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ has already overcome the world Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christhas been begotten by God;and whoever loves the Father that begot himloves the child whom he...

Thu 20 June

Thursday of week 11 in Ordinary TimeFirst readingEcclesiasticus 48:1-15The spirit of Elijah fills Elisha The prophet Elijah arose like a fire, his word flaring like a torch.It was he who brought famine on the people, and who decimated them in his zeal.By the word of...

Wed 19 June

Wednesday of week 11 in Ordinary Time, or Saint Romuald, Abbot First reading2 Kings 2:1,6-14Elijah is taken up to heaven This is what happened when the Lord took Elijah up to heaven in the whirlwind: Elijah and Elisha set out from Gilgal, Elijah said, ‘Elisha, please...