August 31, 2015

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The Gospel Today Monday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Luke 4:16-30 Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had grown up, and went according to his custom into the synagogue on the sabbath day. He stood up to read and was handed a scroll of the prophet Isaiah. He unrolled the scroll and found […]

August 30, 2015

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The Gospel Today Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 When the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus, they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. —For the Pharisees and, in fact, all Jews, do not eat without carefully […]

August 29, 2015

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The Gospel Today Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist Mark 6:17-29 Herod was the one who had John the Baptist arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, whom he had married. John had said to Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have […]

August 28, 2015

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The Gospel Today Memorial of Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones, when taking […]

August 27, 2015

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The Gospel Today Memorial of Saint Monica Matthew 24:42-51 Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and […]

August 26, 2015

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The Gospel Today Wednesday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Matthew 23: 27-32 Jesus said, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and every kind of filth. Even so, on the outside you appear […]

August 25, 2015

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The Gospel Today Tuesday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time Matthew 23: 23-26 Jesus said: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You pay tithes of mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier things of the law: judgment and mercy and fidelity. But these you should have done, without neglecting […]

August 24, 2015

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The Gospel Today Feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle John 1:45-51 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law, and also the prophets, Jesus son of Joseph, from Nazareth.” But Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and […]

August 23, 2015

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The Gospel Today Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time John 6:60-69 Many of Jesus’disciples who were listening said, “This saying is hard; who can accept it?” Since Jesus knew that his disciples were murmuring about this, he said to them, “Does this shock you? What if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to […]

August 22, 2015

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The Gospel Today Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary Luke 1:26-38 In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming to […]