Daily Gospel

The Sunday Gospel: 14th July

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Amos 7:12-15
Psalm: 84 (85):9-14
Second Reading: Ephesians 1:3-14

Gospel: Mark 6:7-13

In those days, Jesus called the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts; but to wear sandals and not to put on two tunics. 

He said to them, “Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave the place. If any place will not welcome you and they refuse to hear you, as you leave, shake off the dust that is on your feet as a testimony against them.” 

So they went out and proclaimed that all should repent. They cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many who were sick and cured them.  Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 13th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Isaiah 6:1-8
Psalm: 92 (93):1ab,1c-2.5

Gospel: Matthew 10:24-33

Jesus said to his Apostles: “No disciple is above his teacher, no slave above his master.
It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, for the slave that he become like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more those of his household! … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 12th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Hosea 14:2-10
Psalm: 50 (51):3-4,8-9,12-13,14 & 17

Gospel: Matthew 10:16-23

Jesus said to his Apostles: “Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves. But beware of men, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, and you will be led before governors and kings for my sake as a witness before them and the pagans… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 11th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Proverbs 2:1-19
Psalm: 33:2-4,6,9,12,14-15

Gospel: Matthew 19:27-29

In those days, Peter said in reply, “Look, we have left everything and followed you. What then shall we have?”

Jesus said to them, “Truly, I say to you, in the new world, when the Son of man shall sit on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 10th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Hosea 10:1-3,7-8,12
Psalm: 104 (105):2-3,4-5,6-7

Gospel: Matthew 10:1-7

Jesus summoned his Twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive them out and to cure every disease and every illness.

The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon called Peter, and his brother Andrew; James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John; Philip and Bartholomew, Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James, the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddeus; Simon the Cananean, and Judas Iscariot who betrayed him… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 9th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Hosea 8:4-7,11-13
Psalm: 113b (115):3-4,5-6,7ab-8,9-10

Gospel: Matthew 9:32-38

A demoniac who could not speak was brought to Jesus, and when the demon was driven out the mute person spoke. The crowds were amazed and said, “Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel.” But the Pharisees said, “He drives out demons by the prince of demons.”

Jesus went around to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and curing every disease and illness… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 8th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Hosea 2:16,17b-18,21-22
Psalm: 144 (145):2-3,4-5,6-7,8-9

Gospel: Matthew 9:18-26

While Jesus was speaking, an official came forward, knelt down before him, and said, “My daughter has just died. But come, lay your hand on her, and she will live.” Jesus rose and followed him, and so did his disciples.

A woman suffering haemorrhages for twelve years came up behind him and touched the tassel on his cloak… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 7th July

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezekiel 2:2-5
Salm: 122(123):1-2a,2bcd,3-4
Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Gospel: Mark 6:1-6

Jesus departed from there and came to his native place,  accompanied by his disciples.
When the sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished. They said, “Where did this man get all this? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 6th July

Readings of the day

First reading: Amos 9:11-15
Psalm: 84 (85):9,11-12,13-14

Gospel: Matthew 9:14-17

The disciples of John approached Jesus and said, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but your disciples do not fast?”

Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.”

No one patches an old cloak with a piece of unshrunken cloth, for its fullness pulls away from the cloak and the tear gets worse… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 5th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Amos 8:4-6,9-12
Psalm: 118 (119):2,10,20,30,40,131
Gospel: Matthew 9:9-13

In those days, Jesus saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth; and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. And as he sat at dinner in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples. 

When the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” But when he heard this, he said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. Go and learn what this means, “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.” 

Saint of the day: Saint Anthony Mary Zaccaria, priest Read more »