Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 8th December

Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary – Solemnity
Readings of the day

First Reading: Gen 3: 9-15.20
Psalm: 97: 1-4
Second Reading: Ephes 1: 3-6.11-12

Gospel: Lk 1: 26-38

In those days, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 7th December

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 40, 1-11
Psalm: 95 (96), 1-2.3 & 10ac.11-12.13

Gospel: Mt 18, 12-14

In those days, Jesus told his disciples: “What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. So it is not the will of your Father in heaven that one of these little ones should be lost”. 

Saint of the day: Saint Ambrose, bishop & doctor of the Church Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 6th December

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 35, 1-10
Psalm: 84 (85), 9ab-10.11-12.13-14

Gospel: Lk 5, 17-26

One day, while Jesus was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting nearby (they had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem); and the power of the Lord was with him to heal. Just then some men came, carrying a paralyzed man on a bed… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 5th December

Second Sunday of Advent
Readings of the day

First Reading: Baruch 5:1-9
Psalm: 125(126):1-2ab,2cd-3,4-5,6
Second Reading: Phil 1:4-6,8-11

Gospel: Lk 3:1-6

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness. 

He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways made smooth; and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.’ ”  Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 4th December

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 30, 19-21.23-26
Psalm: 146 (147), 1-2.3-4.5-6

Gospel: Mt 9, 35 – 10, 1.6-8

Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest.”

Then Jesus summoned his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to cure every disease and every sickness… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 3rd December

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 29, 17-24
Psalm: 26 (27), 1.4.13-14

Gospel: Mt 9, 27-31

In those days, as Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, crying loudly, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!” When he entered the house, the blind men came to him; and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They said to him, “Yes, Lord.” Then he touched their eyes and said, “According to your faith let it be done to you.” And their eyes were opened… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 2nd December

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 26, 1-6
Psalm: 117 (118), 1 & 8-9.19-21.25-27a

Gospel: Mt 7, 21.24-27

In those days, Jesus told his disciples: “Not everyone who says to me, “Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell—and great was its fall!”  Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 1st December

First Reading: Is 25, 6-10a
Psalm: 22 (23), 1-3a.3b-4.5.6

Gospel: Mt 15, 29-37

In those days, Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee; he went up the mountain, where he sat down. Great crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the maimed, the blind, the mute, and many others. They put them at his feet, and he cured them, so that the crowd was amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the maimed whole, the lame walking, and the blind seeing… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 30th November

Saint Andrew, Apostle – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Rom 10: 9-18
Psalm: 18: 2-5

Gospel: Mt 4: 18-22

In those days, as Jesus walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea—for they were fishermen. And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people.” 

Immediately they left their nets and followed him. As he went from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John, in the boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets, and he called them. Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed him.  Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 29th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 2, 1-5
Psalm: 121 (122), 1-2.3-4a. 4b-5.6-7.8-9

Gospel: Mt 8, 5-11

In those days, Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible distress.” And he said to him, “I will come and cure him.” The centurion answered, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof; but only speak the word, and my servant will be healed. For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to one, “Go,’ and he goes, and to another, “Come,’ and he comes, and to my slave, “Do this,’ and the slave does it.” 

When Jesus heard him, he was amazed and said to those who followed him, “Truly I tell you, in no one in Israel have I found such faith. I tell you, many will come from east and west and will eat with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,  Read more »