Gospel Readings for July

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This month’s Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 3rd July – Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – As a Mother Comforts her Child – Isaiah 66:10-14

Second Reading – The Triumph of the Cross – Galatians 6:14-18

Gospel Reading – The Mission in Action – Luke 10:1-12;17-20

Gospel Readings for June

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 26th June – Thirteen Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Call of Elisha – 1 Kings 19:16;19-21

Second Reading – Freedom of Love – Galatians 5:1;13-18

Gospel Reading – Uncompromising Discipleship – Luke 9:51-62

Sunday 19th June – The Most Holy Body and Blood of the Lord

First Reading – The Blessing of Melchizedek – Genesis 14:18-20

Second Reading – The Lord’s Supper – 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Gospel Reading – Jesus Gives Food to the Crowds – Luke 9:11-17

Sunday 12th June – Feast of the Holy Trinity

First Reading – The Wisdom of God – Proverbs 8:22-31

Second Reading – The Three Persons at Work – Romans 5:1-5

Gospel Reading – Father Son and Spirit – John 16:12-15

Sunday 5th June – Pentecost Sunday

First Reading – The Birth of the Church – Acts 2:1-11

Second Reading – The Spirit of Christ in Me – Romans 8:8-17

Gospel Reading – The Paraclete – John 14:15-16;23-26

Gospel Readings for May

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the linkĀ http://www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 29th May – Seventh Sunday in Easter

First Reading – The Martyrdom of Stephen – Acts 7:55-60

Second Reading – The Final Coming of Christ – Revelations 22:12-14;16-17;20

Gospel Reading – The Glory of Christ – John 17:20-26

Sunday 22nd May – Sixth Sunday in Easter

First Reading – The Counsel of Jerusalem – Acts 15:1-2;22-29

Second Reading – The Holy City of Jerusalem – Revelation 21:10-14;22-23

Gospel Reading – The Promise of the Spirit – John 14:23-29

Sunday 15th May – Fifth Sunday in Easter

First Reading – The End of Paul’s First Missionary Journey – Acts 14:21-27

Second Reading – The New Jerusalem – Revelation 21:1-5

Gospel Reading – The Commandment of Love – John 13:13-35

Sunday 8th May – Fourth Sunday in Easter

First Reading – Paul turns to the Gentiles – Acts 13:14;43-52

Second Reading – The Innumerable Gathering of the Redeemed – Revelation 7:9;14-17

Gospel Reading – Jesus the Good Shepherd – John 10:27-30

Sunday 1st May – Third Sunday in Easter

First Reading – The Apostles in the Dock – Acts 5:27-32;40-41

Second Reading – The Lamb in Glory – Revelation 5:11-14

Gospel Reading – Jesus meets his Disciples at the Lake – John 21:1-19

Gospel Readings for April 2022

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www,wednesdayword.org

Sunday 24th April – Second Sunday in Easter

First Reading – The Early Community – Acts 5:12-16

Second Reading – A Vision of the Lord Jesus Christ – Revelation 1:9-13;17-19

Gospel Reading – Jesus in the Upper Room – John 20:19-31

Sunday 17th April – Easter Sunday

First Reading – Peter Instructs Cornelius – Acts 10:34;37-43

Second Reading – New Life in Christ – Colossians 3:1-4

Gospel Reading – The Empty Tomb – John 20:1-9

Sunday 10th April – Palm Sunday

First Reading – The Song of the Servant – Isaiah 50:4-7

Second Reading – Raised high through Suffering – Philippians 6:11

Gospel Reading – Jesus Enters Jerusalem – Luke 19:18-40

Sunday 3rd April – Fifth Sunday in Lent

First Reading – The New Exodus – Isaiah 43:16-21

Second Reading – Pushing Ahead for Olympic Gold – Philippians 3:8-14

Gospel Reading – A Woman Taken in Adultery – John 8:1-11

 

Gospel Readings for March 2022

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 27th March 2022 – Fourth Sunday in Lent

First Reading – Passover in the Plains of Jericho – Joshua 5:9-12

Second Reading – Reconciled in Christ – 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

Gospel Reading – The Prodigal Son – Luke 15:1-3;11-32

Sunday 20th March 2022 – Third Sunday in Lent

First Reading – Moses at the Burning Bush – Exodus 3:1-8;13-15

Second Reading – The Rock which is Christ – 1 Corinthians 10:1-6;10-12

Gospel Reading – Time for Repentance – Luke 113:1-9

Sunday 13th March 2022 – Second Sunday in Lent

First Reading – The Covenant with Abraham – Genesis 15:5-12;17-18

Second Reading – Citizenship of Heaven – Philippians 3:17-4:1

Gospel reading – The Transfiguration of Jesus – Luke 9:28-36

Sunday 6th March 2022 – First Sunday in Lent

First Reading – A Wandering Amaraean – Deuteronomy 26:4-10

Second Reading – Profession of Faith – Romans 10:8-13

Gospel Reading – Jesus is Tested in the Desert – Luke 4:1-13

Gospel Readings for February 2022

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The Gospel Readings for February and reflections on them can found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 27th February – Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Test of Speech – Ecclesiasticus 27:4-7

Second Reading – Christ’s Victory over Death – 1 Corinthians 15:54-58

Gospel Reading – Judging Others – Luke 6:39-45

Sunday 20th February – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – David spares Saul – 1 Samuel 26:2;7-9;12-13;22-23

Second Reading – Transformation in the Resurrection – 1 Corinthians 15:45-49

Gospel Reading – Unlimited Love – Luke 6:27-38

Sunday 13th February – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – A Curse and a Blessing – Jeremiah 17:5-8

Second Reading – A People of the Resurrection – 1 Corinthians 15:12;16-20

Gospel Reading – The Beatitudes – Luke 6:17;20-26

Sunday 6th February – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Holy One of Israel – Isaiah 6:1-8

Second Reading – The Earliest Gospel – 1 Corinthians 15:3-8;11

Gospel Reading – The Call of the First Disciples – Luke 5:1-11

Gospel Readings for January

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 30th January – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Prophet Rejected – Jeremiah 1:4-5;17-19

Second Reading – Authentic Love – 1 Corinthians 13:4-13

Gospel Reading – The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth – Luke 4:21-30

Sunday 23rd January – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Ezra Reads from the Law – Nehemiah 8:2-6;8-10

Second Reading – The Body of Christ – 1 Corinthians 12:12-14;27

Gospel Reading – Jesus Proclaims his Message – Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21

Sunday 16th January – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Wedding Feast of the Lord – Isaiah 62:1-5

Second Reading – Gifts of the Spirit – 1 Corinthians 12:4-11

Gospel Reading – The Wedding Feast at Cana – John 2:1-11

Sunday 9th January – The Baptism of the Lord

First Reading – Console My People, Console Them – Isaiah 40:1-5;9-11

Second Reading – Reborn in the Cleansing Waters – Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7

Gospel Reading – The Coming of the Spirit – Luke 3:15-16;21-22

Sunday 2nd January – Second Sunday after the Nativity

First Reading – The Wisdom of God takes Root – Sirach 24:1-2;8-12

Second Reading – The Cosmic Plan of God – Ephesians 1:3-6:15-18

Gospel Reading – The Word made Flesh – John1:1-5;9-14

Gospel Readings for December

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 26th December – The Feast of the Holy Family – Luke 2:41-52

First Reading – Honour Your Father & Mother – Ecclesiasticus 3:2-6;12-14

Second Reading – The Overcoat of Love – Colossians 3:12-21

Gospel Reading – The Child Jesus in the Temple

Sunday 19th December – Fourth Sunday in Advent

First Reading – The Ruler from Bethlehem – Micah 5:1-4

Second Reading – I am Coming to do Your Will – Hebrews 10:5-10

Gospel Reading – The Visitation – Luke 1:39-44

Sunday 12th December – Third Sunday in Advent

First Reading – Rejoice Daughter of Jerusalem – Zephaniah 3:14-18

Second Reading – Be Joyful in the Lord – Philippians 4:4-7

Gospel Reading – John the Baptists Counsel – Luke 3:10-18

Sunday 5th December – Second Sunday of Advent

First Reading – High Mountains Laid Flat – Baruch 5:1-9

Second Reading – Filled with the Fruits of Uprightness – Philippians 1:4-6;8-11

Gospel Reading – The Baptist’s Message – Luke 3:1-6

Gospel Readings for November

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 28th November – First Sunday in Advent

First Reading – The Branch for David – Jeremiah 33:14-16

Second Reading – 1 Thessalonians 3:12-42

Gospel Reading – Liberation is Near at Hand – Luke 21:25-28;34-36

Sunday 21st November – Our Lord Jesus Christ Universal King

First Reading – One Like a Son of Man – Daniel 7:13-14

Second Reading – The Lord of the Church – Revelation 1:5-8

Gospel Reading – Judgement before Pilate – John 18:33-37

Sunday 14th November – Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Resurrection of the Dead – Daniel 12:1-3

Second Reading – One Single Sacrifice – Hebrews 10:11-14;18

Gospel Reading – The Coming of the Son of Man – Mark 13:24-32

Sunday 7th November – Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Elijah and the Widow – 1 Kings 17:10-16

Second Reading – Christ’s Sacrifice once and for All – Hebrews 9:24-28

Gospel Reading – The Widow’s Offering – Mark 12:38-44

Gospel Readings for October

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 31st October The Feast of All Saints

First Reading – The Martyrs in Safe Keeping – Revelation 7:2-4;9-14

Second Reading – We Shall be Like Him – 1 John 3:1-3

Gospel Reading – The Beatitudes – Matthew 5:1-12

Sunday 24th October Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Israel is my First Born Son – Jeremiah 31:7-9

Second Reading – High Priest of the Order of Melchizedek – Hebrews 5:1-6

Gospel Reading – Blind Bartimaeus – Mark 10:46:52

Sunday 17th October Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Suffering Servant of the Lord – Isaiah 53:10-11

Second Reading – The Supreme High Priest – Hebrews 4:14-16

Gospel Reading – A Life of Service – Mark 10:35-45

Sunday 10th October Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Riches of Wisdom – Wisdom 7:7-11

Second Reading – The Word of God – Hebrews 4:12-13

Gospel Reading – The Rich Mans Question – Mark 10:17-30

Sunday 3rd October Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – God Gives Man a Partner – Genesis 2:18-24

Second Reading – The Leader to Salvation – Hebrews 2:9-11

Gospel Reading – Two Become One Flesh – Mark 10:2-16