Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 14th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezek 16, 1-15.60.63
Psalm: Is 12, 2-3.4bcd.5-6

Gospel: Mt 19, 3-12

Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?” He said in reply, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female’ and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 13th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezek 12, 1-12
Psalm: 77 (78), 56-57.58-59.61-62

Gospel: Mt 18, 21 – 19, 1

Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.

That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who decided to settle accounts with his servants… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 12th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezek 9, 1-7; 10, 18-22
Psalm: 112 (113), 1-2.3-4.5-6

Gospel: Mt 18, 15-20

Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother. If he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, so that ‘every fact may be established on the testimony of two or three witnesses.’ If he refuses to listen to them, tell the church… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 11th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezek 2, 8 – 3, 4
Psalm: 118 (119), 14.24.72.103.111.131

Gospel: Mt 18, 1-5.10.12-14

The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”
He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 10th August

Saint Laurence, Deacon & Martyr – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: 2 Cor 9, 6-10
Psalm: 111, 1-2.5-9

Gospel: Jn 12, 24-26

Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 9th August

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: 1 Kings 19, 9a.11-13a
Psalm: 84 (85), 9ab-10.11-12.13-14
Second Reading: Rom 9, 1-5

Gospel: Mt 14, 22-33

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… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 8th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Hab 1, 12 -2,4
Psalm: 9, 8-9.10-11.12-13

Gospel: Mt 17, 14-20

A man approached Jesus, knelt down before him, and said, “Lord, have pity on my son, for he is a lunatic and suffers severely; often he falls into fire, and often into water. I brought him to your disciples, but they could not cure him.”

Jesus said in reply, “O faithless and perverse generation, how long will I be with you? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 7th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Nahum 2, 1.3; 3, 1-3.6-7
Psalm: Dewt 32, 35cd-36ab.39abcd.41

Gospel: Mt 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… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 6th August

The Transfiguration of the Lord – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Dan 7, 9-10. 13-14
Psalm: 96, 1-2.5-6.9
Second Reading: 2 Pt 1, 16-19

Gospel: Mt 17, 1-9

Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother,  and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 5th August

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jer 31, 1-7
Psalm: Jer 31, 10.11-12ab.13

Gospel: Mt 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 »