Sunday Readings

Use the information and the links in the page below to access the Readings for each week.

DATE / LINK TO READINGS FEAST 1st Reading Psalm 2nd Reading Gospel
Sunday May 19 5th Sunday of Easter, Year C Paul situates Jesus as the goal of the history of God’s people I will praise your name for ever, my king and my God The vision of a new world, portrayed as the new, heavenly Jerusalem Jesus gives the new commandment, to love one another  
Sunday May 26 6th Sunday of Easter, Year C At this Council, the leaders made decisions with the consent of the congregation O God, let all the nations praise you!   In his exile on Patmos, John paints a dazzling picture of the new Jerusalem Our Lord’s words at the Last Supper, in view of his imminent departure
Sunday June 2 Ascension of Our Lord, Year C The Ascension of Jesus prepares for the gift of the Holy Spirit God goes up with shouts of joy, the Lord goes up with trumpet blast Christ our high priest has opened for us the door of salvation Jesus promises his followers the Holy Spirit and sends them out to witness
Sunday June 9 Pentecost Sunday, Year C The Spirit of God gives energy to the apostles and sends them out on their mission Lord, send out your Spirit and renew the face of the earth You are not in the flesh; you are in the Spirit The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, will teach you everything
Sunday June 16 Holy Trinity, Year C Wisdom is the first-born of creation O Lord our God, How wonderful your name in all the earth Peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ When the Spirit of truth comes
Sunday June 23 Body & Blood of Christ, Year C Melchizedek brought bread and wine and pronounced a blessing You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek Every time you eat this bread and drink this cup, you are proclaiming the death of the Lord. They all ate and were filled
Sunday, June 30 13th Sunday, Ordinary Time, Year C Elisha immediately answers his call; leaving all he follows Elijah You are my inheritance, O Lord Resisting the flesh which draws us back towards sin and slavery Jesus resolutely takes the road to Jerusalem, calling others to follow him
Sunday July 7 14th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C After the Exile, Jerusalem is like a mother nursing her child at the breast Let all the earth cry out to God with joy Paul bears the marks of Christ’s passion on his own body Jesus sent the seventy missionaries to share in his powerful ministry
Sunday July 14 15th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C To God’s chosen people the Law is not a burden but a privelege Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live A hymn to Christ, head of the Church and universal mediator The parable of the Good Samaritan
Sunday July 21 16th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C Welcoming the strangers, Abraham was really in the presence of God The just will live in the presence of the Lord Paul suffers for his converts as part of his ministry of calling them to salvation The welcome offered by the sisters, Martha and Mary, in Bethany
Sunday July 28 17th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C Abraham intercedes and haggles with God to spare the city of Sodom Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me Through baptism into his death and resurrection, we rise to a new life When asked how we should pray, Jesus teaches the “Our Father.”
Sunday August 4 18th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C “Vanity of vanities!” You can’t take it with when die In every age, O Lord, you have been our refuge Since Christ has returned to the Father, we must seek the things that are above The Rich Fool, a warning against greed and selfishness
Sunday August 11 19th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C Learn from the Exodus: God will save us from all dangers Happy the people the Lord has chosen to be his own In praise of faith, and of Abraham, our father in faith Fear not, little flock. But be vigilant, faithful
Sunday August 18 20th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C Jeremiah is dropped into a well to die, but is saved by a foreigner Lord, Come to my aid. Persevere with Jesus, for we are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses Christ calls for total loyalty, even if it causes severe dissension
Sunday August 25 21st Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C The returning Jews bring non-Jews to join in the worship of God Go out to the world and tell the Good News As a father disciplines a child, so our God trains us People from every nation can enter in by the “narrow door”
Sunday September 1 22nd Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C A person attentive to God will never reject wisdom God, in your goodness, you have made a home for the poor Mount Sinai prefigures our destiny, in the future, glorious Zion Place-seeking at a banquet: Jesus urges humility
Sunday September 8 23rd Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C God gives us all the knowledge we need to be saved In every age, O Lord, you have been our refuge Paul appeals to a wealthy convert, for the runaway slave Onesimus Jesus calls to self-renunciation with two short parables
Sunday September 15 24th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C When the people worshipped idols, Moses won God’s pardon for them I will arise and go to my father Paul’s own conversion is a living proof of the mercy of God The parables of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Coin, and the Prodigal Son
Sunday September 22 25th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C God is concerned for justice and fair play Praise the Lord who lifts up the poor. We pray for everyone, including public officials, hoping that all will be saved You cannot serve God and wealth
Sunday September 29 26th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C Amos laments the wealthy who care nothing for the poor Praise the Lord, my soul Christians should keep the faith they have professed From deep in Hades, Mr. Rich (Dives) sees Mr. Poor (Lazarus) sitting at Abraham’s side
Sunday October 6 27th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C When the prophet mourns injustice, God promises a day of justice If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts. Like his teacher Paul, Timothy must make sacrifices for his ministry Faith the size of a mustard seed can achieve great things
Sunday October 13 28th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C When Naaman heeds Elisha and washes in the Jordan he is cured The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power Preaching is a hard vocation; but we will also reign with Christ Of the ten lepers cured, only one returned to express thanks
Sunday October 2o 29th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C When Moses prays with arms outstretched, God gives victory to his people Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Timothy stays with the sound doctrine he has been taught since childhood Like the persevering widow calling for justice, we are never to grow discouraged
Sunday October 27 30th Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C The prayer of the humble will reach to the clouds he Lord hears the cry of the poor Paul has fought the good fight and will receive the crown of glory Two men went up to the temple to pray; two contrasting approaches to God
Sunday November 3 31st Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C
(All Saints /Holy Souls)
Wisdom makes us humble in God’s presence I will praise your name for ever, my king and my God Warning against being too alarmed about the Day of the Lord Jesus dines with Zacchaeus, searching for what was lost
Sunday November 10 32nd Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C Martyrdom of the brothers and their mother: faith in the resurrection Lord, when your glory appears, my joy will be full May the Lord direct your hearts!” Paul prays for their fidelity in the faith J Jesus teaches resurrection, because God is truly a God of the livin
Sunday November 17 33rd Sunday in ordinary Time, Year C The Day of the Lord will bring condemnation or salvation The Lord comes to rule the earth with justice All should try to earn their own living and not be burden to others Jesus warns his disciples to beware of false prophets
Sunday November 24 Christ The King, Year C David becomes king of a united people Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord A hymn to Jesus as the living head of the Church The crucified Jesus is the King who leads into paradise
Sunday December 1 1st Sunday Advent, Year A        
Sunday December 8 2nd Sunday Advent, Year A        
Sunday December 15 3rd Sunday Advent, Year A        
Sunday December 22 4th Sunday Advent, Year A        
Sunday December 29 Holy Family, Year A