Readings for the Week
January 19 - 26, 2020

Reading for Sunday, January 19:

Is 49:3, 5-6:  Through Israel the Lord will show forth His glory and splendor.  Israel is to be a light for all nations whereby salvation will come to all people.

12 Cor 1:1-3:  Paul and Sosthenes greet the people at Corinth.  They are to be a holy people as are all who call upon the name of Jesus, acknowledging Him as Lord.

Jn 1:29-34: John the Baptist recognized Jesus: The Lamb of God who  takes away the sins of the world.  This is Godís chosen one upon whom the Spirit descended and came to rest.

Todayís Message:  Jesus, the Lamb of God, is the light of the nations who came to do the Fatherís will.  In Christ we have been called to be a holy people.



Readings for Week of January 19:

Sunday             Second Sunday in Ordinary Time:  Is 49:3, 5-6; Ps 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9,10; 1 Cor 1:1-3; Jn 1:29-34

Monday             Saint Fabian, Pope and Martyr; Saint Sebastian, Marty:  1 Sm 15:16-23; Ps 50:8-9,
                           16bc-17, 21 and 23;
Mk 2:18-22

Tuesday             Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr:  1 Sm 16:1-13; Ps 89:20, 21-22, 27-28;
                           Mk 2:23-28


Wednesday        Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children: 1 Sm 17:32-33, 37, 40-51;
                            Ps 144:1b, 2, 9-10; Mk 3:1-6


Thursday           Saint Vincent, Deacon and Martyr; Saint Marianne Cope, Virgin: 1 Sm 18:6-9, 19:1-7;
                            Ps 56:2-3, 9-10a, 10b-11, 12-13; Mk 3:7-12


Friday                 Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales Bishop and Doctor of the Church: 1 Sm 24:3-21;
                            Ps 57:2, 3-4, 6 and 11; Mk 3:13-19


Saturday             Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle:  Acts 22:3-16 or Acts 9:1-22;
                             Ps 117:1bc, 2;  Mk 16:15-18


Sunday                Third Sunday in Ordinary Time:  Is 8:23ó9:3; Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14; 1 Cor 1:10-13, 17;
                              Mt 4:12-23 or Mt 4:12-17
 
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