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Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 1 Sm 15:16-23 Samuel said to Saul: “Stop! Let me tell you what the LORD said to me last night.” Saul replied, “Speak!” Samuel then said: “Though little in your own esteem, are you not leader of the tribes … Continue reading

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Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 1 Sm 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1 There was a stalwart man from Benjamin named Kish, who was the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite. He had a son named Saul, who was … Continue reading

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Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 1 Sm 8:4-7, 10-22a All the elders of Israel came in a body to Samuel at Ramah and said to him, “Now that you are old, and your sons do not follow your example, appoint a king over us, … Continue reading

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Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 1 Sm 4:1-11 The Philistines gathered for an attack on Israel. Israel went out to engage them in battle and camped at Ebenezer, while the Philistines camped at Aphek. The Philistines then drew up in battle formation against Israel. … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 1 Sm 3:1-10, 19-20 During the time young Samuel was minister to the LORD under Eli, a revelation of the LORD was uncommon and vision infrequent. One day Eli was asleep in his usual place. His eyes had lately … Continue reading

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The Baptism of the Lord

Reading 1 Is 42:1-4, 6-7 Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the nations, not crying … Continue reading

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The Epiphany of the Lord

Reading 1 Is 60:1-6 Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines, and over … Continue reading

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Christmas Weekday

Reading 1 1 Jn 5:5-13 Beloved: Who indeed is the victor over the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? This is the one who came through water and Blood, Jesus Christ, not by water … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saint John Neumann, Bishop

Reading 1 1 Jn 3:11-21 Beloved: This is the message you have heard from the beginning: we should love one another, unlike Cain who belonged to the Evil One and slaughtered his brother. Why did he slaughter him? Because his own … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious

Reading 1 1 Jn 3:7-10 Children, let no one deceive you. The person who acts in righteousness is righteous, just as he is righteous. Whoever sins belongs to the Devil, because the Devil has sinned from the beginning. Indeed, the Son … Continue reading

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