Daily Readings

Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Gn 1:20—2:4a God said,“Let the water teem with an abundance of living creatures,and on the earth let birds fly beneath the dome of the sky.”and so it happened:God created the great sea monstersand all kinds of swimming creatures with which the water teems,and all kinds of winged birds.God saw how good it was, and God blessed them, saying,“Be fertile, multiply, and fill the water of the seas;and let the birds multiply on the earth.”Evening came, and morning followed–the fifth day.Then God said,“Let the earth bring forth all kinds of living creatures:cattle, creeping things, and wild animals of all kinds.”and so it happened:God made all kinds of wild animals, all kinds of cattle,and all kinds of creeping things of the earth.God saw how good it was.Then God said:“Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea,the birds of the air, and the cattle,and over all the wild animalsand all the creatures that crawl on the ground.”God created man in his image;in the divine image he created him;male and female he created them.God blessed them, saying:“Be fertile and multiply;fill the earth and subdue it.Have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air,and all the living things that move on the earth.”God also said:“See, I give you every seed-bearing plant all over the earthand every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food;and to all the animals of the land, all the birds of the air,and all the living creatures that crawl on the ground,I give all the green plants for food.”And so it happened.God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good.Evening came, and morning followed–the sixth day.Thus the heavens and the earth and all their array were completed.Since…

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Is 58:7-10 Thus says the LORD:Share your bread with the hungry,shelter the oppressed and the homeless;clothe the naked when you see them,and do not turn your back on your own.Then your light shall break forth like the dawn,and…

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Zep 2:3; 3:12-13 Seek the LORD, all you humble of the earth,who have observed his law;seek justice, seek humility;perhaps you may be shelteredon the day of the LORD’s anger. But I will leave as a remnant in your…