Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 29th October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 6, 10-20
Psalm: 143 (144), 1.2.9-10

Gospel: Lk 13, 31-35

Some Pharisees came to Jesus and said, “Go away, leave this area because Herod wants to kill you.” He replied, “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and I perform healings today and tomorrow, and on the third day I accomplish my purpose… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 28th October

Saints Simon and Jude, apostles – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 2, 19-22
Psalm: 18, 2-5

Gospel: Lk 6, 12-19

Now during those days he went out to the mountain to pray; and he spent the night in prayer to God. And when day came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them, whom he also named apostles: Simon, whom he named Peter, and his brother Andrew, and James, and John, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Simon, who was called the Zealot, and Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor. 

He came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. They had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases; and those who were troubled with unclean spirits were cured. And all in the crowd were trying to touch him, for power came out from him and healed all of them.  Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 27th October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 5, 21-33
Psalm: 127 (128), 1-2.3.4-5

Gospel: Lk 13, 18-21

Jesus said, “What is the Kingdom of God like? To what can I compare it? It is like a mustard seed that a person took and planted in the garden. When it was fully grown, it became a large bush and ‘the birds of the sky dwelt in its branches.’”

Again he said, “To what shall I compare the kingdom of God? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 26th October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 4, 32 -5, 8
Psalm: 1, 1-2.3.4 & 6

Gospel: Lk 13, 10-17

Jesus was teaching in a synagogue on the Sabbath. And a woman was there who for eighteen years had been crippled by a spirit; she was bent over, completely incapable of standing erect.
When Jesus saw her, he called to her and said, “Woman, you are set free of your infirmity.”
He laid his hands on her, and she at once stood up straight and glorified God… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 25th October

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Ex 22, 20-26
Psalm: 17 (18), 2-3a.3bc-4.47.51ab
Second Reading: 1 Thess 1, 5c-10

Gospel: Mt 22, 34-40

When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a scholar of the law, tested him by asking, “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 24th October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 4, 7-16
Psalm: 121 (122), 1-2.3-4a.4b-5

Gospel: Lk 13, 1-9

Some people told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices. He said to them in reply, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 23rd October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 4, 1-6
Psalm: 23 (24), 1-2.3-4ab.5-6

Gospel: Lk 12, 54-59

Jesus said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west you say immediately that it is going to rain and so it does; and when you notice that the wind is blowing from the south you say that it is going to be hot and so it is… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 22nd October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 3, 14-21
Psalm: 32 (33), 1-2.4-5.11-12.18-19

Gospel: Lk 12, 49-53

Jesus said to his disciples: “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing! There is a baptism with which I must be baptised, and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished! Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 21st October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 3, 2-12
Psalm: Is 12, 2-3.4bcd.5-6

Gospel: Lk 12, 39-48

Jesus said to his disciples: “Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour when the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come.” Then Peter said, “Lord, is this parable meant for us or for everyone?”

And the Lord replied, “Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the master will put in charge of his servants to distribute the food allowance at the proper time? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 20th October

Readings of the day

First Reading: Eph 2, 12-22
Psalm: 84 (85), 9ab-10.11-12.13-14

Gospel: Lk 12, 35-38

Jesus said to his disciples: “Gird your loins and light your lamps and be like servants who await their master’s return from a wedding, ready to open immediately when he comes and knocks.

Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival… Read more »