Gospel Readings for April

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

Sunday 18th April – Third Sunday of Easter

First Reading – Peter’s Speech to the People of Jerusalem – Acts3:13-15;17-19

Second Reading – Our Advocate with the Father – 1 John 2:1-5

Gospel Reading – Fish for Supper – Luke 24:35-48

Sunday 11th April – Second Sunday of Easter

First Reading – Christian Sharing – Acts 4:32-35

Second Reading – Begotten by God – 1 John 5:1-6

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

Sunday 4th 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

Gospel Readings for March

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This week’s Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link http://www.wednesdayword.org.uk7th 

Sunday 28th March – Palm Sunday of the Lords Pasion

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

Second Reading – Raised High Through Suffering – Philippians 2:6-11

Gospel Reading = Jesus Enters Jerusalem – Mark 11:1-10

Sunday 21st March – Fifth Sunday in Lent

First Reading – The New Covenant – Jeremiah 31:31-34

Second Reading – Jesus’ Prayer – Hebrews 5:7-9

Gospel Reading – Exaltation through Suffering – John 12:20-30

Sunday 14th March – Fourth Sunday in Lent

First Reading – The Broken Covenant – 2 Chronicles 36:14-16;19-23

Second Reading – The Grace of God – Ephesians 2:4-10

Gospel Reading – Nicodemus – John 3:14-21

Sunday 7th March – Third Sunday in Lent

First Reading – The Ten Commandments – Exodus 20:1-17

Second Reading – The Scandal of the Cross – 1 Corinthians 1:22-25

Gospel Reading – The Cleansing of the Temple – John 2:13-25

 

Gospel Readings for February

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This weeks Gospel readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link http://www.wednesdayword.org.uk

February 28th – Second Sunday of Lent

First Reading – The Sacrifice of Isaac – Genesis 22:1-2;9-13;15-18

Second Reading – Paul Rejoices in God’s Love – Romans 8:31-34

Gospel Reading – The Transfiguration – Mark 9:2-10

February 21st – First Sunday of Lent

First Reading – The Covenant with Noah – Genesis 9:8-15

Second Reading – The Pledge of a Good Conscience – 1 Peter 3:18-22

Gospel Reading – Jesus is Tested in the Desert – Mark 1:12-15

February 14th – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Leprosy – Leviticus 13:1-2;44-46

Second Reading – Liberty & Love – 1 Corinthians 10:31;11:1

Gospel Reading – Jesus Heals a Leper – Mark 1:40-45

February 7th – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Job’s Suffering – Job 7:1-4;6-7

Second Reading – Paul the Servant of All – 1 Corinthians 9:16-19;22-23

Gospel Reading – Jesus at Capernaum – Mark 1:29-39

Gospel Readings for January

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This week’s readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link http://www.wednesday.org

January 31st – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Second Moses – Deuteronomy – 18:15-20

Second Reading – Marriage or Celibacy – 1 Corinthians – 7:32-35

Gospel Reading – Jesus Teaches with Authority – Mark 1:21-28

January 24th – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Nineveh Changes its Ways – Jonah 3:1-5;10

Second Reading – The Passing World – 1 Corinthians 7:29-31

Gospel reading – The Call of the Disciples – Mark 1:14-20

January 17th – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Call of Samuel – 1 Samuel 3:3-10;19

Second Reading – The Body Belongs to Christ – 1 Corinthians 6:13-15;17-20

Gospel Reading – The First Disciples – John 1:35-42

January 10th – The Baptism of the Lord

First Reading – Preparing the Way – Isaiah 55:1-11

Second Reading – The Love of the Children of God – 1 John 5:1-9

Gospel Reading – The Baptism of Jesus – Mark 1:7-11

January 3rd – 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 – John 1:1-5;9-14

Gospel Reading for December

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The Gospel Reading for December and reflections  on them can be found by following the link http://www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 27th December- Feast of the Holy Family

First Reading – Honour your Father and Mother – Ecclesiasticus 3:2-6;12-14

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

Gospel Reading – The Presentation in the Temple – Luke 2:22-40

Sunday 6th December – Second Sunday in Advent

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

Second Reading – The Lord Comes in the Night – 2 Peter 3:8-14

Gospel Reading – Baptism for Conversion – Mark 1:1-8

Gospel Readings for November

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

Sunday 29th November – The First Sunday in Advent

First Reading – A Thrill of Hope – Isaiah 63:16-17;64:1;3-8

Second Reading – Waiting for the Lord Jesus – 1 Corinthians 1:3-9

Gospel Reading – The Watcher at the Door – Mark 13:33-37

Sunday 22nd November – Christ the King

First Reading – The Loving Shepherd – Ezekiel 34:11-12;15-17

Second Reading – 1 Corinthians 15:20-26;28

Gospel Reading – The Last Judgement – Matthew 25:31-46

Sunday 15th November – Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – A Woman about the House – Proverbs 31:10-13;19-20;30-31

Second Reading – A Thief in the Night – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6

Gospel Reading – A Story about Talents – Matthew 25:14-15;19-21

Sunday 8th November – Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Search for Wisdom – Wisdom 6:12-16

Second Reading – The Last Trumpet – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Gospel Reading – The Ten Wedding Attendants – Matthew 25:1-13

Sunday 1st November – 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

Gospel Readings for October

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

Sunday 25th October – 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Commandments about the Vulnerable and the Poor – Exodus 22:20-26

Second Reading – Servants of the Living God – 1 Thessalonians 1:5-10

Gospel Reading – The Greatest Commandment – Matthew 22:34-40

Sunday 18th October – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Cyrus, King of Persia, Chosen by God – Isaiah 45:1;4-6

Second Reading – Paul Greets the Church in Thessalonica – 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5

Gospel Reading – Giving God his Due – Matthew 22:15-21

Sunday 11th October – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Lord’s Banquet – Isaiah 25:6-10

Second Reading – Ready for Anything with the Help of God – Philippians 4:12-14;19-20

Gospel Reading – An Invitation to the Wedding Feast – Matthew 20:1-10

Sunday 3rd October – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Song of the Vineyard – Isaiah 5:1-7

Second Reading – Advice fore the Community – Philippians 4:6-9

Gospel Reading – True Justice – Matthew 21:33-43

Sunday 10th October – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Lord’s Banquet – Isaiah 25:1-10

Second Reading – Ready for Anything with the Help of God – Philippians – 4:12-14;19-20

Gospel Reading – An Invitation to the Wedding Feast – Matthew 22:1-10

Gospel Readings for September

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

Sunday 27th September – Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Justice of God – Ezekiel 18:25-28

Second Reading – God Emptied Himself in Christ – Philippians 2:1-11

Gospel Reading – Doing the Will of the Father – Matthew 21:28-32

Sunday 20th September – Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Our God Rich in Forgiving – Isaiah 55:6-9

Second Reading – Life to Me in Christ – Philippians 1:20-24;27

Gospel Reading – The Generosity of God – Matthew 20:1-16

Sunday 13th September – Twenty Forth Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Vengeance and Quarrelling – Ecclesiasticus 27:30-28:7

Second Reading – Life as Christ’s Community – Romans 14:7-9

Gospel Reading – The Unforgiving Debtor – Matthew 18:21-35

Sunday 6th September – Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Repentance for Sin – Ezekiel 33:7-9

Second Reading – The Debt of Mutual Love – Romans 13:8-10

Gospel Reading – Reconciliation – Matthew 18:15-20

Gospel Readings for August

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them can be found by following the link http://www.wednesday.org.uk

Sunday 30th August – Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Jeremiah Complains to God – Jeremiah 20:7-9

Second Reading – The People of God – Romans 12:1-2

Gospel Reading – The Cross of Jesus – Matthew 16:21-27

Sunday 23rd August – Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Master of the Palace – Isaiah 22:19-23

Second Reading – God’s Wisdom and Knowledge – Romans 11-33-36

Gospel Reading – Jesus claims Peter as Rock – Matthew 16:13-20

Sunday 16th August – Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady

First Reading – The Woman Robed with the Sun – Revelation 11:19 12:1-6;10

Second Reading – Christ Firstborn from the Dead – 1 Corinthians 15:20-26

Gospel Reading – Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth – Luke 1:39-56

Sunday 9th August

First Reading – Elijah’s Encounter with the Lord – 1 Kings 19:9;11-13

Second Reading – The Holy People of Israel 9:1-5

Gospel Reading – Jesus and Peter on the Water – Matthew 14:22-33

Sunday 2nd August

First Reading – Invitation to the Banquet – Isaiah 55:1-3

Second Reading – A Celebration of God’s Love – Romans 8:35;37-39

Gospel Reading – A Family Day Out With Jesus – Matthew 14:13-21

Gospel Readings for July

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The Gospel Readings and reflections on them are available by following the link www.wednesdayword.org

Sunday 26th July – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – Solomon’s Prayer for Wisdom – Kings 3:5;7-12

Second Reading – The True Image of the Son – Romans 8:28-30

Gospel Reading – Treasures Old and New – Matthew 13:44-52

Sunday 19th July – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Leniency of God – Wisdom 12:13;16-19

Second Reading – Prayer in the Spirit – Romans 8:26-27

Gospel Reading – A Parable of Growth – Matthew 13:24-30

Sunday 12th July – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The Effective Word of God – Isaiah 55:10-11

Second Reading – Romans 8:18-23

Gospel Reading – The Parable of the Sower – Matthew 13:1-9

Sunday 5th July – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading – The King on a Donkey – Zechariah 9:9-10

Second Reading – The Spirit is Alive in You – Romans 8:9;11-13

Gospel Reading – Father and Son – Matthew 11:25-30