October 24, 2017 - Tuesday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 ROM 5:12, 15B, 17-19, 20B-21 Brothers and sisters: Through one man sin entered the world, and through sin, death, and thus death came to all men, inasmuch as all sinned.
October 23, 2017 - Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 ROM 4:20-25 Brothers and sisters: Abraham did not doubt God’s promise in unbelief; rather, he was empowered by faith and gave glory to God and was fully convinced that what God had promised he was also able to do. That is why it was credited to him as righteousness.
October 22, 2017 - Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 IS 45:1, 4-6 Thus says the LORD to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, subduing nations before him, and making kings run in his service, opening doors before him and leaving the gates unbarred: For the sake of Jacob, my servant, of Israel, my chosen one, I have called you by your name,
October 21, 2017 - Saturday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 ROM 4:13, 16-18 Brothers and sisters: It was not through the law that the promise was made to Abraham and his descendants that he would inherit the world, but through the righteousness that comes from faith. For this reason, it depends on faith, so that it may be a gift,
October 20, 2017 - Friday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 ROM 4:1-8 Brothers and sisters: What can we say that Abraham found, our ancestor according to the flesh? Indeed, if Abraham was justified on the basis of his works, he has reason to boast; but this was not so in the sight of God. For what does the Scripture say?
October 19, 2017 - Memorial of Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs Reading 1 ROM 3:21-30 Brothers and sisters: Now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, though testified to by the law and the prophets, the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction;
October 18, 2017 - Feast of Saint Luke, evangelist Reading 1 2 TM 4:10-17B Beloved: Demas, enamored of the present world, deserted me and went to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia. Luke is the only one with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, for he is helpful to me in the ministry. I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.
October 17, 2017 - Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr Reading 1 ROM 1:16-25 Brothers and sisters: I am not ashamed of the Gospel. It is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: for Jew first, and then Greek. For in it is revealed the righteousness of God from faith to faith; as it is written, “The one who is righteous by faith will live.”
October 16, 2017 - Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 ROM 1:1-7 Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an Apostle and set apart for the Gospel of God, which he promised previously through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, the Gospel about his Son, descended from David according to the flesh, but established as Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness
October 15, 2017 - Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 IS 25:6-10A On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure, choice wines. On this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples, the web that is woven over all nations;