Our plan is to add a Commentary for each Sunday in the three cycles of the liturgical year. As you can see, this is a work in progress.

Table of Contents
Advent
Christmas
Lent
Paschal Triduum
Easter
Ordinary Time
Solemnities and Feasts

Advent

Sunday Year A Year B Year C
1st Sunday of Advent Isa 2:1-5
Ps 122:1-2, 3-4a, 4b-5, 6-7, 8-9
Rom 13:11-14
Matt 24:37-44

Commentary
Isa 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
Ps 80:2-3,15-16,18-19
1 Cor 1:3-9
Mark 13:33-37

Commentary
Jer 33:14-16
Ps 25:4-5, 8-9, 10+14
1 Thess 3:12--4:2
Luke 21:25-28, 34-36

Commentary
2nd Sunday of Advent Isa 11:1-10
Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17
Rom 15:4-9
Matt 3:1-12

Commentary
Isa 40:1-5, 9-11
Ps 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
2 Pet 3:8-14
Mark 1:1-8

Commentary
Bar 5:1-9
Ps 126:1-2a, 2b-3, 4-5, 6
Phil 1:4-6, 8-11
Luke 3:1-6
Commentary
3rd Sunday of Advent Isa 35:1-6a, 10
Ps 146:6-7, 8-9a, 9b-10
Jas 5:7-10
Matt 11:2-11
Commentary
Isa 61:1-2a, 10-11
Luke 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54
1 Thess 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28

Commentary
Zeph 3:14-18a
Isa 12:2-3, 4, 5-6
Phil 4:4-7
Luke 3:10-18

Commentary
4th Sunday of Advent Isa 7:10-14
Ps 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Rom 1:1-7
Matt 1:18-24
Commentary
2 Sam 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 27+29
Rom 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38

Commentary<
Mic 5:1-4a
Ps 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19
Heb 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-45
Commentary

Christmas Season

Sunday or Feast Year A Year B Year C
Sunday within the Octave of Christmas:
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
Sir 3:3-7, 14-17a
Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5
Col 3:12-21 or 3:12-17
Matt 2:13-15, 19-23
Commentary
Gen 15:1-6; 21:1-3
Ps 105:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19
Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22, 39-40
Commentary
1 Sam 1:20-22, 24-28
Ps 84:2-3, 5-6, 9-10
1 John 3:1-2, 21-24
Luke 2:41-52
Commentary
Jan. 6: The Epiphany of the Lord Isa 60:1-6
Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13
Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6
Matt 2:1-12

Commentary
Commentary 2
Commentary 3
Sunday after January 6:
The Baptism of the Lord (First Sunday of Ordinary Time)
Isa 42:1-4, 6-7
Ps 29:1-2, 3-4, 3b+9b-10
Acts 10:34-38
Matt 3:13-17

Commentary
Isa 55:1-11
Isa 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6
1 John 5:1-9
Mark 1:7-11
Commentary
Isa 40:1-5, 9-11
Ps 104:1b-2, 3-4, 24-25, 27-28, 29b-30
Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7
Luke 3:15-16, 21-22

Lent

Reflection: Suggestions for a Lenten Retreat

Sunday or Feast Year A Year B Year C
Ash Wednesday Joel 2:12-18
Ps 51:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14+17
2 Cor 5:20--6:2
Matt 6:1-6, 16-18
1st Sunday of Lent Gen 2:7-9; 3:1-7
Ps 51:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14+17
Rom 5:12-19 or 5:12, 17-19
Matt 4:1-11
Commentary
Gen 9:8-15
Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
1 Pet 3:18-22
Mark 1:12-15
Commentary
Deut 26:4-10
Ps 91:1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15
Rom 10:8-13
Luke 4:1-13

Commentary
2nd Sunday of Lent Gen 12:1-4a
Ps 33:4-5, 18-19, 20+22
2 Tim 1:8b-10
Matt 17:1-9
Commentary
Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18
Ps 116:10+15, 16-17, 18-19
Rom 8:31b-34
Mark 9:2-10

Commentary
Commentary (Spanish)
Gen 15:5-12, 17-18
Ps 27:1, 7-8a, 8b-9, 13-14
Phil 3:17--4:1 or 3:20--4:1
Luke 9:28b-36

Commentary
3rd Sunday of Lent Exod 17:3-7
Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9
Rom 5:1-2, 5-8
John 4:5-42 or 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42

Commentary
Exod 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17
Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
1 Cor 1:22-25
John 2:13-25

Commentary
Commentary (Spanish)
Exod 3:1-8a, 13-15
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8+11
1 Cor 10:1-6, 10-12
Luke 13:1-9


Commentary
4th Sunday of Lent 1 Sam 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a
Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
Eph 5:8-14
John 9:1-41 or 1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38

Commentary
2Chr 36:14-16, 19-23
Ps 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6
Eph 2:4-10
John 3:14-21

Commentary
Josh 5:9a, 10-12
Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
2 Cor 5:17-21
Luke 15:1-3, 11-32


Commentary
5th Sunday of Lent Ezek 37:12-14
Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
Rom 8:8-11
John 11:1-45 or 3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45

Commentary
Jer 31:31-34
Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15
Heb 5:7-9
John 12:20-33
Commentary
Isa 43:16-21
Ps 126:1-2a, 2b-3, 4-5, 6
Phil 3:8-14
John 8:1-11

Commentary
Palm Sunday of the Lordís Passion:
At the Procession with Palms
Matt 21:1-11 Mark 11:1-10 or John 12:12-16 Luke 19:28-40
Palm Sunday: At the Mass Isa 50:4-7
Ps 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24
Phil 2:6-11
Matt 26:14--27:66 or 27:11-54


Commentary
Isa 50:4-7
Ps 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24
Phil 2:6-11
Mark 14:1--15:47 or 15:1-39
Commentary
Commentary (Spanish)

Isa 50:4-7
Ps 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24
Phil 2:6-11
Luke 22:14--23:56 or 23:1-49

Commentary

Paschal Triduum

Sunday Year A Year B Year C
Holy Thursday: Chrism Mass Isa 61:1-3ab, 6a, 8b-9
Ps 89:21-22, 25, 27
Rev 1:5-8
Luke 4:16-21
Holy Thursday:
Evening Mass of the Lordís Supper
Exod 12:1-8, 11-14
Ps 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18
1 Cor 11:23-26
John 13:1-15
Good Friday: Celebration of the Lordís Passion Isa 52:13--53:12
Ps 31:2+6, 12-13, 15-16, 17+25
Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9
John 18:1--19:42
Easter Vigil OT Reading (Use at least three, always including #3):
1) Gen 1:1-2:2 or 1, 26-31a
2) Gen 22:1-18 or 1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18
3) Exod 14:15--15:1
4) Isa 54:5-14
5) Isa 55:1-11
6) Bar 3:9-15, 32-4:4
7) Ezek 36:16-17a, 18-28

Responses after each OT Reading:
1) Ps 104:1-2, 5-6, 10+12, 13-14, 24+35 or Ps 33:4-5, 6-7, 12-13, 20-22
2) Ps 16:5+8, 9-10, 11
3) Exod 15:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 17-18
4) Ps 30:2+4, 5-6, 11-12a+13b
5) Isa 12:2-3, 4, 5-6
6) Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
7) Ps 42:3, 5; 43:3, 4 or 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19

NT Reading: Rom 6:3-11
Response after the Epistle: Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23

Gospel: Matt 28:1-10 Gospel: Mark 16:1-7 Gospel: Luke 24:1-12

Easter

Sunday Year A Year B Year C
Easter Sunday: The Resurrection of the Lord
The Mass of Easter Day
Acts 10:34a, 37-43
Ps 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23
Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8
John 20:1-9 or Luke 24:13-35 (for afternoon Masses)
Octave of Easter -- Monday Acts 2:14, 22-32
Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-11
Matt 28:8-15
Octave of Easter -- Tuesday Acts 2:36-41
Ps 33:4-5, 18-20, 22
John 20:11-18
Octave of Easter -- Wednesday Acts 3:1-10
Ps 105:1-4, 6-9
Luke 24:13-35
Octave of Easter -- Thursday Acts 3:11-26
Ps 8:2, 5-9
Luke 24:35-48
Octave of Easter -- Friday Acts 4:1-12
Ps 118:1-2, 4, 22-27
John 21:1-14
Octave of Easter -- Saturday Acts 4:13-21
Ps 118:1, 14-21
Mark 16:9-15
2nd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:42-47
Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24
1 Pet 1:3-9
John 20:19-31
Commentary
Acts 4:32-35
Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24
1 John 5:1-6
John 20:19-31
Commentary
Acts 5:12-16
Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24
Rev 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19
John 20:19-31

Commentary
3rd Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14, 22-33
Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 9-10, 11
1 Pet 1:17-21
Luke 24:13-35
Commentary
Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
Ps 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9
1 John 2:1-5a
Luke 24:35-48
Commentary
Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41
Ps 30:2+4, 5-6, 11-12a+13b
Rev 5:11-14
John 21:1-19 or 21:1-14


Commentary
4th Sunday of Easter Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
1 Pet 2:20b-25
John 10:1-10
Commentary
Acts 4:8-12
Ps 118:1+8-9, 21-23, 26+21+29
1 John 3:1-2
John 10:11-18
Commentary
Acts 13:14, 43-52
Ps 100:1-2, 3, 5
Rev 7:9, 14b-17
John 10:27-30

Commentary
5th Sunday of Easter Acts 6:1-7
Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19
1 Pet 2:4-9
John 14:1-12
Commentary
Acts 9:26-31
Ps 22:26-27, 28+30, 31-32
1 John 3:18-24
John 15:1-8
Commentary
Acts 14:21-27
Ps 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13
Rev 21:1-5a
John 13:31-33a, 34-35

Commentary
6th Sunday of Easter Acts 8:5-8, 14-17
Ps 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16+20
1 Pet 3:15-18
John 14:15-21
Commentary
Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48
Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4
1 John 4:7-10
John 15:9-17
Commentary
Acts 15:1-2, 22-29
Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6+8
Rev 21:10-14, 22-23
John 14:23-29
Commentary
The Ascension of the Lord Acts 1:1-11
Ps 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9
Eph 1:17-23
Matt 28:16-20
Commentary
Acts 1:1-11
Ps 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9
Eph 4:1-13 or 4:1-7, 11-13
Mark 16:15-20
Commentary
Acts 1:1-11
Ps 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9
Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23
Luke 24:46-53
Commentary
Pentecost Sunday: At the Vigil Mass Gen 11:1-9 or Exod 19:3-8a, 16-20b or Ezek 37:1-14 or Joel 3:1-5
Ps 104:1-2, 24+35, 27-28, 29b-30
Rom 8:22-27
John 7:37-39
Pentecost Sunday: Mass During the Day Acts 2:1-11
Ps 104:1+24, 29-30, 31+34
1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13
John 20:19-23
Commentary
Acts 2:1-11
Ps 104:1+24, 29-30, 31+34
Gal 5:16-25
John 15:26-27; 16:12-15
Commentary

Acts 2:1-11
Ps 104:1+24, 29-30, 31+34
Rom 8:8-17
John 14:14-16, 23b-26
Commentary
Sunday after Pentecost:
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
Exod 34:4b-6, 8-9
Dan 3:52, 53, 54, 55
2 Cor 13:11-13
John 3:16-18

Commentary
Deut 4:32-34, 39-40
Ps 33:4-5, 6+9, 18-19, 20+22
Rom 8:14-17
Matt 28:16-20
Commentary

Prov 8:22-31
Ps 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Rom 5:1-5
John 16:12-15
Commentary
Sunday after Trinity Sunday:
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
(formerly called "Corpus Christi")
Deut 8:2-3, 14b-16a
Ps 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20
1 Cor 10:16-17
John 6:51-58


Commentary
Exod 24:3-8
Ps 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18
Heb 9:11-15
Mark 14:12-16, 22-26
Commentary
Gen 14:18-20
Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4
1 Cor 11:23-26
Luke 9:11b-17
Commentary

Ordinary Time

Sunday Year A Year B Year C
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 49: 3, 5-6
Ps 40:2+4, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10
1 Cor 1:1-3
John 1:29-34
Commentary
1 Sam 3:3b-10, 19
Ps 40:2+4, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10
1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20
John 1:35-42
Commentary
Isa 62:1-5
Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8, 9-10
1 Cor 12:4-11
John 2:1-11
Commentary
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 55:1-11
Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14
1 Cor 1:10-13, 17
Matt 4:12-23 or 4:12-17

Commentary
Jon 3:1-5, 10
Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
1 Cor 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20
Commentary
Neh 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10
Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 15
1 Cor 12:12-30 or 12:12-14, 27
Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21
Commentary
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Zeph 2:3, 3:12-13
Ps 146:6-7, 8-9a, 9b-10
1 Cor 1:26-31
Matt 5:1-12a

Commentary
Deut 18:15-20
Ps 95:1-2, 6-7a, 7b-9
1 Cor 7:32-35
Mark 1:21-2
Commentary
Jer 1:4-5, 17-19
Ps 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15+17
1 Cor 12:31--13:13 or 13:4-13
Luke 4:21-30
Commentary
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 58:7-10
Ps 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
1 Cor 2:1-5
Matt 5:13-16
Job 7:1-4, 6-7
Ps 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23
Mark 1:29-39
Commentary
Isa 6:1-2a, 3-8
Ps 138:1-2a, 2b-3, 4-5, 7-8
1 Cor 15:1-11 or 15:3-8, 11
Luke 5:1-11

Commentary
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sir 15:16-21
Ps 119:1-2, 4-5, 17-18, 33-34
1 Cor 2:6-10
Matt 5:17-37 or 5:20-22a, 27-28, 33-34a, 37
Lev 13:1-2, 44-46
Ps 32:1-2, 5, 11
1 Cor 10:31--11:1
Mark 1:40-45


Commentary
Jer 17:5-8
Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4+6
1 Cor 15:12, 16-20
Luke 6:17, 20-26

Commentary
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time Lev 19:1-2, 17-18
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8+10, 12-13
1 Cor 3:16-23
Matt 5:38-48
Isa 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25
Ps 41:2-3, 4-5, 13-14
2 Cor 1:18-22
Mark 2:1-12
Commentary
1 Sam 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8+10, 12-13
1 Cor 15:45-49
Luke 6:27-38
Commentary
8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 49:14-15
Ps 62:2-3, 6-7, 8-9
1 Cor 4:1-5
Matt 6:24-34
Hos 2:16b, 17b, 21-22
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8+10, 12-13
2 Cor 3:1b-6
Mark 2:18-22
Commentary
Sir 27:5-8
Ps 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16
1 Cor 15:54-58
Luke 6:39-45
9th Sunday in Ordinary Time Deut 11:18, 26-28, 32
Ps 31:2-3a, 3b-4, 17+25
Rom 3:21-25, 28
Matt 7:21-27
Commentary
Deut 5:12-15
Ps 81:3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 10-11
2 Cor 4:6-11
Mark 2:23--3:6 or 2:23-28
1 Kgs 8:41-43
Ps 117:1-2
Gal 1:1-2, 6-10
Luke 7:1-10
10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Hos 6:3-6
Ps 50:1+8, 12-13, 14-15
Rom 4:18-25
Matt 9:9-13

Commentary
Gen 3:9-15
Ps 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
2 Cor 4:13--5:1
Mark 3:20-35
1 Kgs 17:17-24
Ps 30:2+4, 5-6, 11-12a+13b
Gal 1:11-19
Luke 7:11-17
11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Exod 19:2-6a
Ps 100:1-2, 3, 5
Rom 5:6-11
Matt 9:36--10:8
Commentary
Ezek 17:22-24
Ps 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16
2 Cor 5:6-10
Mark 4:26-34
2 Sam 12:7-10, 13
Ps 32:1-2, 5, 7, 11
Gal 2:16, 19-21
Luke 7:36--8:3 or 7:36-50
Commentary
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jer 20:10-13
Ps 69:8-10, 14+17, 33-35
Rom 5:12-15
Matt 10:26-33

Commentary
Job 38:1, 8-11
Ps 107:23-24, 25-26, 28-29, 30-31
2 Cor 5:14-17
Mark 4:35-41
Commentary
Zech 12:10-11; 13:1
Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
Gal 3:26-29
Luke 9:18-24
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a
Ps 89:2-3, 16-17, 18-19
Rom 6:3-4, 8-11
Matt 10:37-42
Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24
Ps 30:2+4, 5-6, 11-12a+13b
2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15
Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35-43
Commentary
1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21
Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 9-10, 11
Gal 5:1, 13-18
Luke 9:51-62

Commentary
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Zech 9:9-10
Ps 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13-14
Rom 8:9, 11-13
Matt 11:25-30
Commentary
Ezek 2:2-5
Ps 123:1-2a, 2bc, 3-4
2 Cor 12:7-10
Mark 6:1-6
Commentary
Isa 66:10-14c
Ps 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16+20
Gal 6:14-18
Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 or 10:1-9
Commentary
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 55:10-11
Ps 65:10, 11, 12-13, 14
Rom 8:18-23
Matt 13:1-23 or 13:1-9
Commentary
Amos 7:12-15
Ps 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
Eph 1:3-14 or 1:3-10
Mark 6:7-13
Commentary
Deut 30:10-14
Ps 69:14+17, 30-31, 33-34, 36a+37 or Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
Col 1:15-20
Luke 10:25-37
Commentary
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 12:13, 16-19
Ps 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16
Rom 8:26-27
Matt 13:24-43 or 13:24-30

Commentary
Jer 23:1-6
Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
Eph 2:13-18
Mark 6:30-34
Commentary
Gen 18:1-10a
Ps 15:2-3a, 3b-4, 5
Col 1:24-28
Luke 10:38-42
Commentary
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12
Ps 119:57+72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130
Rom 8:28-30
Matt 13:44-52 or 13:44-46


Commentary
2 Kgs 4:42-44
Ps 145:10-11, 15-16, 17-18
Eph 4:1-6
John 6:1-15
Commentary

Gen 18:20-32
Ps 138:1-2a, 2b-3, 6-7a, 7b-8
Col 2:12-14
Luke 11:1-13

Commentary
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 55:1-3
Ps 145:8-9, 15-16, 17-18
Rom 8:35, 37-39
Matt 14:13-21


Commentary
Exod 16:2-4, 12-15
Ps 78:3-4, 23-24, 25+54
Eph 4:17, 20-24
John 6:24-35
Eccl 1:2, 2:21-23
Ps 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-14, 17
Col 3:1-5, 9-11
Luke 12:13-21

Commentary
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a
Ps 85:9a+10, 11-12, 13-14
Rom 9:1-5
Matt 14:22-33

Commentary
1 Kgs 19:4-8
Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Eph 4:30--5:2
John 6:41-51
Commentary
Wis 18:6-9
Ps 33:1+12, 18-19, 20-22
Heb 11:1-2, 8-19 or 11:1-2, 8-12
Luke 12:32-48 or 12:35-40

Commentary
20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 56:1, 6-7
Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6+8
Rom 11:13-15, 29-32
Matt 15:21-28

Commentary
Prov 9:1-6
Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
Eph 5:15-20
John 6:51-58
Commentary

Jer 38:4-6, 8-10
Ps 40:2, 3, 4, 18
Heb 12:1-4
Luke 12:49-53
Commentary
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 22:19-23
Ps 138:1-2a, 2b-3, 6+8
Rom 11:33-36
Matt 16:13-20


Commentary
Josh 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b
Ps 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21
Eph 5:21-32 or 5:2a, 25-32
John 6:60-69
Commentary
Isa 66:18-21
Ps 117:1, 2
Heb 12:5-7, 11-13
Luke 13:22-30

Commentary
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Jer 20:7-9
Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
Rom 12:1-2
Matt 16:21-27



Commentary
Deut 4:1-2, 6-8
Ps 15:2-3a, 3b-4a, 4b-5
Jas 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Commentary
Sir 3:17-18, 20, 28-29
Ps 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11
Heb 12:18-19, 22-24a
Luke 14:1, 7-14

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Ezek 33:7-9
Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9
Rom 13:8-10
Matt 18:15-20


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Isa 35:4-7a
Ps 146:7, 8-9a, 9b-10
Jas 2:1-5
Mark 7:31-37

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Wis 9:13-18b
Ps 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14+17
Phlm 9-10, 12-17
Luke 14:25-33

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sir 27:30-28:7
Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12
Rom 14:7-9
Matt 18:21-35
Isa 50:4-9a
Ps 116:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
Jas 2:14-18
Mark 8:27-35

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Exod 32:7-11, 13-14
Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 17+19
1 Tim 1:12-17
Luke 15:1-32 or 15:1-10

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 55:6-9
Ps 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18
Phil 1:20c-24, 27a
Matt 20:1-16a

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Wis 2:12, 17-20
Ps 54:3-4, 5, 6-8
Jas 3:16--4:3
Mark 9:30-37
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Amos 8:4-7
Ps 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8
1 Tim 2:1-8
Luke 16:1-13 or 16:10-13

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Ezek 18:25-28
Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Phil 2:1-11 or 1-5
Matt 21:28-32
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Num 11:25-29
Ps 19:8, 10, 12-13, 14
Jas 5:1-6
Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48
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Amos 6:1a, 4-7
Ps 146:7, 8-9a, 9b-10
1 Tim 6:11-16
Luke 16:19-31

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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 5:1-7
Ps 80:9+12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20
Phil 4:6-9
Matt 21:33-43
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Gen 2:18-24
Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6
Heb 2:9-11
Mark 10:2-16 or 10:2-12
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Habb 1:2-3, 2:2-4
Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9
2 Tim 1:6-8, 13-14
Luke 17:5-10

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 25:6-10a
Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
Phil 4:12-14, 19-20
Matt 22:1-14 or 22:1-10

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Wis 7:7-11
Ps 90:12-13, 14-15, 16-17
Heb 4:12-13
Mark 10:17-30 or 10:17-27
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2 Kgs 5:14-17
Ps 98:1, 2-3a, 3b-4
2 Tim 2:8-13
Luke 17:11-19

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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 45:1, 4-6
Ps 96:1+3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10
1 Thess 1:1-5b
Matt 22:15-21

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Isa 53:10-11
Ps 33:4-5, 18-19, 20+22
Heb 4:14-16
Mark 10:35-45 or 10:42-45

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Exod 17:8-13
Ps 121:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
2 Tim 3:14--4:2
Luke 18:1-8

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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Exod 22:20-26
Ps 18:2-3a, 3b-4, 47+51
1 Thess 1:5c-10
Matt 22:34-40

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Jer 31:7-9
Ps 126:1-2a, 2b-3, 4-5, 6
Heb 5:1-6
Mark 10:46-52

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Sir 35:12-14, 16-18
Ps 34:2-3, 17-18, 19+23
2 Tim 4:6-8, 16-18
Luke 18:9-14
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31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Mal 1:14b--2:2b, 8-10
Ps 131:1, 2, 3
1 Thess 2:7b-9, 13
Matt 23:1-12
Deut 6:2-6
Ps 18:2-3a, 3b-4, 47+51
Heb 7:23-28
Mark 12:28b-34
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Wis 11:22-12:2
Ps 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13b-14
2 Thess 1:11--2:2
Luke 19:1-10

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32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Wis 6:12-16
Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
1 Thess 4:13-18 or 13-14
Matt 25:1-13
1 Kgs 17:10-16
Ps 146:7, 8-9a, 9b-10
Heb 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44 or 12:41-44
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2 Macc 7:1-2, 9-14
Ps 17:1, 5-6, 8+15
2 Thess 2:16--3:5
Luke 20:27-38 or 20:27, 34-38
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33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Prov 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31
Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5
1 Thess 5:1-6
Matt 25:14-30 or 25:14-15, 19-21
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Dan 12:1-3
Ps 16:5+8, 9-10, 11
Heb 10:11-14, 18
Mark 13:24-32
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Mal 3:19-20a
Ps 98:5-6, 7-8, 9
2 Thess 3:7-12
Luke 21:5-19
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34th or Last Sunday in Ordinary Time
The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
Ezek 34:11-12, 15-17
Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5-6
1 Cor 15:20-26, 28
Matt 25:31-46



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Dan 7:13-14
Ps 93:1a, 1b-2, 5
Rev 1:5-8
John 18:33b-37


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2 Sam 5:1-3
Ps 122:1-2, 3-4a, 4b-5
Col 1:12-20
Luke 23:35-43

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Solemnities and Feasts

Sunday or Feast Year A Year B Year C
Jan. 1: The Octave Day of Christmas:
Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, The Mother of God
Num 6:22-27
Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6+8
Gal 4:4-7
Luke 2:16-21
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Feb. 2: The Presentation of the Lord Mal 3:1-4
Ps 24:7, 8 ,9, 10
Heb 2:14-18
Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22-32
March 19: St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2 Sam 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16
Ps 89:2-3, 4-5,  27,  29
Rom 4:13, 16-18, 22
Matt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Luke 2:41-51a
March 25: The Annunciation of the Lord Isa 7:10-14; 8:10
Ps 40:7-8, 8-9, 10, 11
Heb 10:4-10
Luke 1:26-38
June 24: The Nativity of St. John the Baptist: Vigil Jer 1:4-10
Ps 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15, 17
1 Pet 1:8-12
Luke 1:5-17
June 24: The Nativity of St. John the Baptist: Day Isa 49:1--6
Ps 139:1-3, 13-14, 14-15
Acts 13:22-26
Luke 1:57-66, 80
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June 29: SS. Peter and Paul, Apostles: Vigil Acts 3:1-10
Ps 19:2-3, 4-5
Gal 1:11-20
John 21:15-19
June 29: SS. Peter and Paul, Apostles: Day Acts 12:1-11
Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
2 Tim 4:6-8, 17-18
Matt 16:13-19

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Aug 6: The Transfiguration of the Lord Dan 7:9-10, 13-14
Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 9
2 Peter 1:16-19
Matt 17:1-9
Dan 7:9-10, 13-14
Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 9
2 Peter 1:16-19
Mark 9:2-10

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Dan 7:9-10, 13-14
Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 9
2 Peter 1:16-19
Luke 9:28b-36
Aug. 15: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Vigil 1 Chr 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2
Ps 132:6-7, 9-10, 13-14
1 Cor 15:54b-57
Luke 11:27-28
Aug. 15: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Day Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a; 10ab
Ps 45:10, 11, 12, 16
1 Cor 15:20-27
Luke 1:39-56
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Sept. 14: The Exaltation of the Cross Num 21:4b-9
Ps 78:1-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38
Phil 2:6-11
John 3:13-17


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Nov 1: All Saints Rev 7:2-4,9-14
Ps 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
1 John 3:1-3
Matt 5:1-12a
Nov 2: The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) Wis 3:1-9 or Wis 4:7-15 or Isa 25:6-9

Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 or Ps 25:6 and 7b, 17-18, 20-21 or Ps 27:1, 4, 7 and 8b and 9a, 13-14

Rom 5:5-11 or Rom 5:17-21 or Rom 6:3-9 or Rom 8:14-23 or Rom 8:31b-35, 37-39 or Rom 14:7-9, 10c-12 or 1 Cor 15:20-28 or 1 Cor 15:51-57 or 2 Cor 4:14-5:1 or 2 Cor 5:1, 6-10 or Phil 3:20-21 or 1 Thess 4:13-18 or 2 Tim 2:8-13

Matt 5:1-12a or Matt 11:25-30 or Matt 25:31-46 or Luke 7:11-17 or Luke 23:44-46, 50, 52-53; 24:1-6a or Luke 24:13-16, 28-35 or John 5:24-29 or John 6:37-40 or John 6:51-59 or John 11:17-27 or John 11:32-45 or John 14:1-6
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Nov 9: The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica Ezek 47:1-2, 8-9, 12
Ps 46:2-3, 5-6, 8-9
1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17
John 2:13-22

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Dec. 8: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Gen 3:9-15, 20
Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4
Eph 1:3-6, 11-12
Luke 1:26-38