Daily Gospel

The Gospel of the day: 24th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Jer 3, 14-17
Psalm: Jer 31, 10.11-12ab.13

Gospel: Mt 13, 18-23

Jesus said to His disciples: “Hear then the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the kingdom without understanding it, and the evil one comes and steals away what was sown in his heart… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 23rd July

Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious & Patron of Europe – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Gal 2, 19-20
Psalm: 33, 2-11

Gospel: Jn 15, 1-8

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch of mine that bears no fruit, he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already made clean by the word which I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 22nd July

Saint Mary Magdalene – Feast
Readings of the day

First Reading: Songs 3, 1-4a
Psalm: 62 , 2-6.8-9

Gospel: Jn 20,1-2.11-18

On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they put him.”

But Mary stayed outside the tomb weeping… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 21st July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Mic 7, 14-15.18-20
Psalm: 84 (85), 2-4.5-6.7-8

Gospel: Mt 12, 46-50

While Jesus was speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers appeared outside, wishing to speak with him. Someone told him, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, asking to speak with you.”

But he said in reply to the one who told him, “Who is my mother? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 20th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Mic 6, 1-4.6-8
Psalm: 49 (50), 5-6.8-9.16bc-17.21 & 23

Gospel: Mt 12, 38-42

Some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Jesus, “Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you.” He said to them in reply, “An evil and unfaithful generation seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah the prophet… Read more »

The Sunday Gospel: 19th July

The Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day

First Reading: Wisdom 12, 13.16-19
Psalm: 85 (86), 5-6.9-10.15-16a
Second Reading: Rom 8, 26-27

Gospel: Mt 13, 24-43

Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds. “The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 18th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Mic 2, 1-5
Psalm: 9 (10), 22-23.24-25.28-29.35

Gospel: Mt 12, 14-21

The Pharisees went out and took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. When Jesus realised this, he withdrew from that place. Many people followed him, and he cured them all, but he warned them not to make him known. This was to fulfill what had been spoken through Isaiah the prophet:

“Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved in whom I delight; I shall place my spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 17th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 38, 1-6.21-22.7-8
Psalm: Is 38, 10.11.12abcd.16

Gospel: Mt 12, 1-8

Jesus was going through a field of grain on the sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “See, your disciples are doing what is unlawful to do on the sabbath.”

He said to them, “Have you not read what David did when he and his companions were hungry, how he went into the house of God and ate the bread of offering, which neither he nor his companions but only the priests could lawfully eat? … Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 16th July

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Readings of the day

L-Ewwel Qari: Kings 18, 42b-45a
Psalm: 14, 1-4

Gospel: Jn 19, 25-27

In those day, standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 

When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 15th July

Readings of the day

First Reading: Is 10, 5-7.13-16
Psalm: 93 (94), 5-6.7-8.9-10.14-15

Gospel: Mt 11, 25-27

At that time Jesus exclaimed, “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. Yes, Father, such has been your gracious will… Read more »