August 21, 2018 - Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope Reading 1 EZ 28:1-10 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre: Thus says the Lord GOD: Because you are haughty of heart, you say, “A god am I! I occupy a godly throne in the heart of the sea!”—
August 20, 2018 - Memorial of Saint Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 EZ 24:15-23 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, by a sudden blow I am taking away from you the delight of your eyes, but do not mourn or weep or shed any tears. Groan in silence, make no lament for the dead, bind on your turban, put your sandals on your feet, do not cover your beard, and do not eat the customary bread. That evening my wife died,
August 19, 2018 - Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 PRV 9:1-6 Wisdom has built her house, she has set up her seven columns; she has dressed her meat, mixed her wine, yes, she has spread her table. She has sent out her maidens; she calls from the heights out over the city: “Let whoever is simple turn in here;
August 18, 2018 - Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 EZ 18:1-10, 13B, 30-32 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, what is the meaning of this proverb that you recite in the land of Israel: “Fathers have eaten green grapes, thus their children’s teeth are on edge”?
August 17, 2018 - Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 EZ 16:1-15, 60, 63 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, make known to Jerusalem her abominations. Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem: By origin and birth you are of the land of Canaan; your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite. As for your birth, the day you were born your navel cord was not cut; you were neither washed with water nor anointed, nor were you rubbed with salt, nor swathed in swaddling clothes.
August 16, 2018 - Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 EZ 12:1-12 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, you live in the midst of a rebellious house; they have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house. Now, son of man, during the day while they are looking on, prepare your baggage as though for exile, and again while they are looking on,
August 15, 2018 – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Mass during the Day - Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Mass during the Day Reading 1 RV 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB God’s temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth. Then another sign appeared in the sky; it was a huge red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns,
August 14, 2018 - Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr
August 13, 2018 - Monday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 EZ 1:2-5, 24-28C On the fifth day of the fourth month of the fifth year, that is, of King Jehoiachin’s exile, The word of the LORD came to the priest Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar.— There the hand of the LORD came upon me.
August 12, 2018 - Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 KGS 19:4-8 Elijah went a day’s journey into the desert, until he came to a broom tree and sat beneath it. He prayed for death saying: “This is enough, O LORD! Take my life, for I am no better than my fathers.” He lay down and fell asleep under the broom tree, but then an angel touched him and ordered him to get up and eat. Elijah looked and there at his head was a hearth cake and a jug of water.