This Week’s Readings & Observances

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time / October 1, 2023


First Reading:  But if he turns from the wickedness he has committed, he does what is right and just, he shall preserve his life. (Ez 18:27)

Psalm:  Remember your mercies, O Lord. (Ps 25)

Second Reading:  Have in you the same attitude that is also in Christ Jesus. (Phil 2:5)

Gospel:  Jesus said to them, “Amen, I say to you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you.” (Mt 21:31)

Excerpts from the Lectionary for Mass ©2001, 1998, 1970 CCD. The English translation of Psalm Responses from Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.


Readings for the week of October 1, 2023

Sunday:           Ez 18:25-28/Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9, (6a)/Phil 2:1-11 or 2:1-5/Mt 21:28-32

Monday:          Zec 8:1-8/Ps 102:16-18, 19-21, 29 and 22-23/Mt 18:1-5, 10

Tuesday:          Zec 8:20-23/Ps 87:1b-3, 4-5, 6-7/Lk 9:51-56

Wednesday:    Neh 2:1-8/Ps 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6/Lk 9:57-62

Thursday:        Neh 8:1-4a, 5-6, 7b-12/Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11/Lk 10:1-12

Friday:             Bar 1:15-22/Ps 79:1b-2, 3-5, 8, 9/Lk 10:13-16

Saturday:         Bar 4:5-12, 27-29/Ps 69:33-35, 36-37/Lk 10:17-24

Next Sunday:  Is 5:1-7/Ps 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20 (Isaiah 5:7a)/Phil 4:6-9/Mt 21:33-43

Observances for the week of October 1, 2023

Sunday:           26th Sunday in Ordinary Time; Respect Life Sunday

Monday:          The Holy Guardian Angels


Wednesday:    St. Francis of Assisi

Thursday:        Saint Faustina Kowalska, Virgin; Bl. Francis Xavier Seelos, Priest

Friday:             St. Bruno, Priest; Bl. Marie Rose Durocher, Virgin

Saturday:         Our Lady of the Rosary

Next Sunday:  27th Sunday in Ordinary Time


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