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August 19, 2018

Sunday Reading: TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YR B

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON   Cf. Ps 17:6.8 To you I call; for you will surely heed me, O God; Turn your ear to me; hear my words. Guard me as the apple of your eye; Hide me in the shadow of your wings.   COLLECT Almighty ever-living God, grant that we may always conform our will to yours and serve your majesty in sincerity of heart. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of  Isaiah  53:10-11 Theme: “When he makes himself an offering for sin, he shall see his offspring, he shall prolong his days”. It was…

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Sunday Readings: TWENTY- EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ps 130:3.4 If you O Lord, should mark iniquities Lord Who could stand? but with you is found forgiveness O God of Israel.   COLLECT May your grace, O Lord, we pray, at all times go before us and follow after, and make us always determined to carry out good works through our Lord.   FIRST READ A reading from the Book of Wisdom   7:7-11 Theme: ‘I accounted wealth as nothing in comparison with wisdom” I prayed and understanding was given me; I called upon God, and the spirit of Wisdom came to me. I preferred her…

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Sunday Readings: TWENTY- SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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ENTRANCE ANTIPHON CF. EST 4:17 Within your will, O Lord, all things are established and there is none that can resist your will. For you have made all things, the heaven and the earth, and all that is held within the circle of heaven; you are the Lord of all.   COLLECT Almighty ever-living God, who in the abundance of your kindness surpass the merits and the desires of those who entreat you, pour out your mercy upon us to pardon what conscience dreads and to give what prayer does not dare to ask. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING…

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SUNDAY READINGS: TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Dn 3:31.29.30.43.42 All that you have done to us, O Lord, you have done with true judgment, for we have sinned against you and not obeyed your commandments. But give glory to your name and deal with us according to the bounty of your mercy.   COLLECT O God, who manifest your almighty power above all by pardoning and showing mercy, bestow, we pray, your grace abundantly upon us and make those hastening to attain your promises heirs to the treasures of heaven. Through our Lord   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Numbers  Numbers…

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Sunday Readings: TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord. Should they cry to me in any distress, I will hear them, and I will be their Lord forever.   COLLECT O God, who founded all the commands of your sacred Law upon love of you and of our neighbour, grant that, by keeping your precepts, we may merit to attain eternal life. Through our Lord   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Wisdom   2:12.17-20 Theme: “Let us condemn him to a shameful death “Let us lie in wait for the righteous man, because he…

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SUNDAY READINGS: TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Cf. Sir 36:18 Give peace, O Lord, to those who wait for you, that your prophets be found true. Hear the prayers of your servant, and of your people Israel.   COLLECT Look upon us, O God, Creator and ruler of all things, that we may feel the working of your mercy, grant that we may serve you with all our heart. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Isaiah 50:5-9a Theme: “I gave my back to those who struck me.” The Lord God has opened my ear, and I was not…

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Sunday Readings: TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  Entrance Antiphon Cf. Ps 86:3.5 Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I cry to you all the day long. O  Lord, you are good and forgiving, full of mercy to all who call to you.   Collect God of might, giver of every good gift, put into our hearts the love of your name, so that by deepening our sense of reverence, you may nurture in us what is good and, by your watchful care, keep safe what you have nurtured. Through our Lord.   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Deuteronomy 4:1-2. 6-8. Theme: “You…

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Sunday Readings: 21st SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B)

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON CF. PS 86: 1-3 Turn your ear, O LORD, and answer me; save the servant who trusts in you, my God. Have mercy  on me, O Lord, for I cry to you all the day long.   COLLECT O God, who cause the minds of the faithful to unite in a single purpose, grant your people to love what you command and to desire what you promise, that, amid the uncertainties of this world, our hearts may be fixed on that place where true gladness is found. Through our Lord…     FIRST READING A reading from…

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Sunday Readings: August 16, 2015

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ps 84:10-11 Turn your eyes, O God, our shield; and look on the face of your anointed one; one day within your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere   COLLECT O God, who have prepared for those who love you good things which no eye can see, fill our hearts, we pray, with the warmth of your love, so that, loving you in all things and above all things, we may attain your promises, which surpass every human desire. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Proverbs 9:1-6 Theme: “Come, eat…

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Sunday Reading: NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B 9/8/2015)

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Cf. Ps 74:20.19.22.23 Look to your covenant, O Lord, forget not the life of your poor ones forever. Arise, O God, and defend your cause, do not forget the cries of those who seek you.   COLLECT Almighty ever-living God, whom, taught by the Holy Spirit, we dare to call our Father, bring, we pray, to perfection in our hearts the spirit of adoption as your sons and daughters, that we may merit to enter into the inheritance which you have promised. Through our Lord.   FIRST READING A reading from the first Book of Kings 19:4-8…

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Sunday Readings – August 2nd

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ps 70: 2.6 O God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay.   COLLECT Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in you as their Creator and guide, you may restore what you have created and keep safe what  you have restored. Through our Lord.   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Exodus 16: 2-4. 12-15 Theme: “I will rain bread from heaven for you.” At that time:…

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Sunday Readings: SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON CF. PS 68: 6-7. 36 God is in his holy place, God who unites those who dwell in his house; he himself gives might and strength to his people.   COLLECT O God, protector of those who hope in you, without whom nothing has firm foundation, nothing is holy, bestow in abundance your mercy upon us and grant that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may use the good things that pass in such a way as to hold fast even now to those that ever endure. Through our Lord.   FIRST READING A reading…

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Sunday Readings: SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON PS 54:6.8 See, I have God for my help. The Lord sustains my soul. I will sacrifice to you with willing heart, and praise your name, O LORD, for it is good.   COLLECT Show favour, O Lord, to your servants and mercifully increase the gifts of your grace, that made fervent in hope, faith and charity, they may be ever watchful in keeping your commands Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Jeremiah 23:1-6 Theme: “I will gather the remnant of my flock, and I will set shepherds over them.” “Woe…

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Sunday Readings: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN YEAR B

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON CF. PS 17:15 As for me, in justice I shall behold your face; I shall be filled with the vision of your glory.   COLLECT O God, who show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the path, give all who for the faith they profess are accounted Christians the grace to reject whatever is contrary to the name of Christ and strive after all that does it honour. Through our Lord.   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of the Prophet Amos 7:12-15 Theme: “Go, prophesy…

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Sunday Readings: FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN YEAR B

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON CF. Ps 48:10-11 Your merciful love, O God, we have received in the midst of your temple. Your praise, O God, like your name, reaches the ends of the earth; your right hand is filled with saving justice.   COLLECT O God, who in the abasement of your Son have raised up a fallen world, fill your faithful with holy joy, for on those you have rescued from slavery to sin you bestow eternal gladness. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of the Prophet Ezekiel 2:2-5 Theme: “They are a rebellious house;…

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SUNDAY READING: THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON      PS 47:2 All peoples, clap your hands. Cry to God with shouts of joy!   COLLECT O God, who through the grace of adoption chose us to be children of light, grant, we pray, that we may not be wrapped in the darkness of error but always be seen to stand in the bright light of truth. Through our Lord.     FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Wisdom 1: 13-15; 2: 23-24 Theme: “Through the devil’s envy death entered the world.” God did not make death, and he does not delight in the death…

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Sunday Readings: TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  The LORD is the strength of his people, a saving refuge for the one he has anointed. Save your people, Lord, and bless your heritage, and govern them forever.   COLLECT Grant, O Lord, that we may always revere and love your holy name, for you never deprive of your guidance those you set firm on the foundation of your love. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Job 38:1. 8-11 Theme: Here I have prescribed bounds for the sea. The LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind: “Who shut in the sea with…

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Sunday Readings: ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Cf. Ps 27: 7. 9. O LORD, hear my voice, for I have called to you; be my help. Do not abandon or forsake me, O God, my Savior!   COLLECT O God, strength of those who hope in you, graciously hear our pleas, and, since without you mortal frailty can do nothing, grant us always the help of your grace, that in following your commands we may please you by our resolve and our deeds. Through our Lord…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of the Prophet Ezekiel 17: 22-24 Theme: I have made…

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Sunday Readings: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body And Blood Of Christ

  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Cf. Ps. 81:17 He fed them with the finest wheat, and satisfied them with honey from the rock.   COLLECT O God, who in this wonderful Sacrament have left us a memorial of your Passion, grant us, we pray, so to revere the sacred mysteries of your Body and Blood that we may always experience in ourselves the fruits of your redemption. Who live and reign with God…   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Exodus 24:3-8 Theme: “Behold the blood of the covenant which the Lord has made with you.” In those days: Moses…

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Sunday Readings: THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Blest be God the Father, and the Only Begotten Son of God, and also the Holy Spirit: for he has shown us his merciful love.   COLLECT God our Father, who by sending into the world the word of truth and the Spirit of sanctification made known to the human race your wondrous mystery; grant us, we pray, that in professing the true faith, we may acknowledge the Trinity of eternal glory, and adore your Unity, powerful in majesty. Through our Lord.   FIRST READING A reading from the Book of Deuteronomy 4:32-34. 39-40 Theme: The Lord…

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