Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 12th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Wis 2, 23 – 3,9
Psalm: 33 (34), 2-3.16-17.18-19

Gospel: Lk 17, 7-10

Jesus said to the Apostles: “Who among you would say to your servant who has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field, ‘Come here immediately and take your place at table’? Would he not rather say to him, ‘Prepare something for me to eat… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 11th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Wis 1, 1-7
Psalm: 138 (139), 1-3.4-6.7-8.9-10

Gospel: Lk 17, 1-6

Jesus said to his disciples, “Things that cause sin will inevitably occur, but woe to the person through whom they occur. It would be better for him if a millstone were put around his neck and he be thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 10th November

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: 2 Macc 7, 1-2. 9-14
Psalm: 16 (17), 1.5-6.8b & 15
Second Reading: 2 Thess 2, 16 – 3, 5

Gospel: Lk 20, 27-38

Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward and put this question to Jesus, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us, ‘If someone’s brother dies leaving a wife but no child, his brother must take the wife and raise up descendants for his brother.’

Now there were seven brothers; the first married a woman but died childless… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 9th November

Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezek 47, 1-2. 8-9. 12
Psalm: 45, 2-3. 5-6. 8-9

Gospel: Jn 2, 13-23

Since the Passover of the Jews was near, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. He found in the temple area those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves, as well as the money-changers seated there… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 8th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Rom 15, 14-21
Psalm: 97 (98), 1,2-3ab.3cd-4

Gospel: Lk 16, 1-8

Jesus said to his disciples, “A rich man had a steward who was reported to him for squandering his property. He summoned him and said, ‘What is this I hear about you? Prepare a full account of your stewardship, because you can no longer be my steward.’

The steward said to himself, ‘What shall I do, now that my master is taking the position of steward away from me? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 7th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Rom 14, 7-12
Psalm: 26 (27), 1.4.13-14

Gospel: Lk 15, 1-10

Tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to Jesus,
but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”

So to them he addressed this parable. “What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 6th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Rom 13, 8-10
Psalm: 111 (112), 1-2.4-5.9

Gospel: Lk 14, 25-33

Great crowds were travelling with Jesus, and he turned and addressed them, “If any one comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 5th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Rom 12, 5-16a
Psalm: 130 (131), 1.2.3

Gospel: Lk 14, 15-24

One of those at table with Jesus said to him, “Blessed is the one who will dine in the kingdom of God.” He replied to him, “A man gave a great dinner to which he invited many. When the time for the dinner came, he dispatched his servant to say to those invited, ‘Come, everything is now ready.’ But one by one, they all began to excuse themselves… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 4th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: Rom 11, 29-36
Psalm: 68 (69), 30-31.33-34.36-37

Gospel: Lk 14, 12-14

On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees. He said to the host who invited him, “When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your wealthy neighbours, in case they may invite you back and you have repayment… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 3rd November

The Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Wis 11, 22 – 12, 2
Psalm: 144 (145), 1-2.8-9.10-11. 13cd-14
Second Reading: 2 Thess 1, 11 – 2, 2

Gospel: Lk 19, 1-10

At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature… Read more »