Daily Gospel

The Sunday Gospel: 7th August

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Wisdom 18:6-9
Psalm: 32 (33):1,12,18-19,20,22
Second Reading: Lhud 11:1-2,8-19

Gospel: Luke 12:32-48

Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom. Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven that no thief can reach nor moth destroy… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 6th August

Transfiguration of the Lord – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Daniel 7:9-10,13-14
Psalm: 96:1-2,5-6,9

Gospel: Matthew 17:1-9

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. Then Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if you wish, I will make three dwellings here, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” 

While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud a voice said, “This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!” When the disciples heard this, they fell to the ground and were overcome by fear. But Jesus came and touched them, saying, “Get up and do not be afraid.” And when they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus himself alone. As they were coming down the mountain, Jesus ordered them, “Tell no one about the vision until after the Son of Man has been raised from the dead.”  Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 5th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Nahum 2:1,3; 3:1-3,6-7
Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:35cd-36ab,39abcd,41

Gospel: Matthew 16:24-28

Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 4th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34
Psalm: 51(50):12-13,14-15,18-19

Gospel: Matthew 16:13-23

Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi and he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter said in reply, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus said to him in reply, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 3rd August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 31:1-7
Psalm: Jeremiah 31:10,11-12ab,13

Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28

At that time Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented by a demon.” But he did not say a word in answer to her… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 2nd August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 30:1-2,12-15,18-22
Psalm: 101 (102):16-18,19-21,29 & 22-23

Gospel: Matthew 14:22-36

After he had fed the people, Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and precede him to the other side of the sea, while he dismissed the crowds. After doing so, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When it was evening he was there alone… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 1st August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 28:1-17
Psalm: 118 (119):29,43,79,80,95,102

Gospel: Matthew 14:22-36

After he had fed the people, Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and precede him to the other side of the sea, while he dismissed the crowds. After doing so, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When it was evening he was there alone… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 31st July

The Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23
Psalm: 89 (90):3-4,5-6,1213,14 & 17
Second Reading: Colossians 3:1-5,9-11

Gospel: Luke 12:13-21

Someone in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to share the inheritance with me.” He replied to him, “Friend, who appointed me as your judge and arbitrator?” Then he said to the crowd, “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.”

Then he told them a parable… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 30th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 26:11-16.24
Psalm: 68 (69):15-16,30-31,33-34

Gospel: Matthew 14:1-12

Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesus and said to his servants, “This man is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why mighty powers are at work in him.”
Now Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, for John had said to him, “It is not lawful for you to have her.” Although he wanted to kill him, he feared the people, for they regarded him as a prophet… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 29th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: 1 John 4:7-16
Psalm: 33:2-11

Gospel: John 11:19-27

Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother Lazarus, who had died. When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him; but Mary sat at home. Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died… Read more »