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Meditations on the Mass


Links to the Mass Readings for the Day *
Friday, October 13 - Monday, October 23
Friday,
October 13

Friday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saturday,
October 14

Saturday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Sunday,
October 15

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests
and elders of the people in parables, saying,
"The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king
who gave a wedding feast for his son.
He dispatched his servants
to summon the invited guests to the feast,
but they refused to come.
A second time he sent other servants, saying,
'Tell those invited: "Behold, I have prepared my banquet,
my calves and fattened cattle are killed,
and everything is ready; come to the feast."'
Some ignored the invitation and went away,
one to his farm, another to his business.
The rest laid hold of his servants,
mistreated them, and killed them.
The king was enraged and sent his troops,
destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
Then he said to his servants, 'The feast is ready,
but those who were invited were not worthy to come.
Go out, therefore, into the main roads
and invite to the feast whomever you find.'
The servants went out into the streets
and gathered all they found, bad and good alike,
and the hall was filled with guests.
But when the king came in to meet the guests,
he saw a man there not dressed in a wedding garment.
The king said to him, 'My friend, how is it
that you came in here without a wedding garment?'
But he was reduced to silence.
Then the king said to his attendants, 'Bind his hands and feet,
and cast him into the darkness outside,
where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.'
Many are invited, but few are chosen."

Matthew 22:1-14

Monday,
October 16

Monday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Tuesday,
October 17

Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

Wednesday,
October 18
Feast of Saint Luke, evangelist
Thursday,
October 19

Memorial of Saints John de Br├ębeuf and Isaac Jogues,
Priests, and Companions, Martyrs


Friday,
October 20

Friday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Saturday,
October 21

Saturday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Sunday,
October 22

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Pharisees went off
and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech.
They sent their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying,
"Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man
and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.
And you are not concerned with anyone's opinion,
for you do not regard a person's status.
Tell us, then, what is your opinion:
Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not?"
Knowing their malice, Jesus said,
"Why are you testing me, you hypocrites?
Show me the coin that pays the census tax."
Then they handed him the Roman coin.
He said to them, "Whose image is this and whose inscription?"
They replied, "Caesar's."
At that he said to them,
"Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar
and to God what belongs to God."

Matthew 22:15-21

Monday,
October 23

Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time


* Please note that the Mass readings will open on a separate page or under a separate tab.
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