Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 1st March

Readings of the day

First Reading: Genesis 37:3-4,12-13a,17b-28
Psalm: 104 (105):16-17,18-19,20-21

Gospel: Matthew 21:33-43,45-46

Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the people: “Hear another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a tower. Then he leased it to tenants and went on a journey… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 29th February

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 17:5-10
Psalm: 1:1-2,3,4 and 6

Gospel: Luke 16:19-31

Jesus said to the Pharisees: “There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day. And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who would gladly have eaten his fill of the scraps that fell from the rich man’s table… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 28th February

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jeremiah 18:18-20
Psalm: 30 (31):5-6,14,15-16

Gospel: Matthew 20:17-28

As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the Twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on the way, Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death, and hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and scourged and crucified, and he will be raised on the third day.”

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee approached him with her sons and did him homage, wishing to ask him for something… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 27th February

Readings of the day

First Reading: Isaiah 1:10,16-20
Psalm: 49 (50): 8-9,16bc-17:21 u 23

Gospel: Matthew 23:1-12

Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 26th February

Readings of the day

First Reading: Daniel 9:4b-10
Psalm: 78 (79):8,9,11 & 13

Gospel: Liuke 6:36-38

Jesus said to his disciples: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven.

Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 25th February

Second Sunday of Lent
Readings of the day

First Reading: Genesis 22:1-2,9a,10-13,15-18
Psalm: 115(116):10,15-19
Second Reading: Romans 8:31b-34

Gospel: Mark 9:2-10

Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no fuller on earth could bleach them. Then Elijah appeared to them along with Moses, and they were conversing with Jesus… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 24th February

Readings of the day

First Reading: Deuteronomy 26:16-19
Psalm: 118 (119):1-2,4-5,7-8

Gospel: Matthew 5:43-48

Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbour and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,
that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good, and causes rain to fall on the just and the unjust… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 23rd February

Readings of the day

First Reading: Ezekiel 18:21-28
Psalm: 129 (130):1-2,3-4ab,4c-6,7-8

Gospel: Matthew 5:20-26

Jesus said to his disciples:  “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the Kingdom of heaven.

You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, ‘You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgement.’ But I say to you, whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgement, and whoever insults his brother will be answerable to the council, and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ will be liable to the hell of fire… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 22nd February

Chair of Saint Peter, apostle – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: 1 Peter 5:1-4
Psalm: 22:1-6

Gospel: Matthew 16:13-19

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: 21st February

Readings of the day
First Reading: Jonah 3:1-10
Psalm: 50 (51):3-4,12-13,18-19

Gospel: Luke 11:29-32

While still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah. Just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation… Read more »