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Friday, November 01, 2013
All Saints (Solemnity)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14
Psalm 24:1-6
1 John 3:1-3
Matthew 5:1-12

Let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord: seek ye the Lord, and be strengthened: seek His face evermore.

-- Psalm civ. 3,4

Saturday, November 02, 2013
The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
Wisdom 3:1-9
Psalm 27:1, 4, 7-9, 13-14
Romans 5:5-11
John 11:17-27

The heavens show forth the glory of God: and the firmament declareth the work of His hands.

-- Psalm xviii. 15

Sunday, November 03, 2013
Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
Wisdom 11:22 -- 12:2
Psalm 145:1-2, 8-11, 13-14
2 Thessalonians 1:11 -- 2:2
Luke 19:1-10

Attend, O My people, to My law: incline your ears to the words of My mouth.

-- Psalm lxxvii. 1

Monday, November 04, 2013
St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Romans 11:29-36
Psalm 69:30-31, 33-34, 36-37
Luke 14:12-14

Deliver me from my enemies, O Lord, to thee have I fled. Teach me to do thy will, for thou art my God.

-- Ps. cxlii. 9, 10

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Commemoration of All the Deceased of the Seraphic Order (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 3:1-9
Psalm 23:1-6
John 6:37-40

Let your old age be childlike, and your childhood like old age; that is,so that neither may your wisdom be with pride, nor your humility without wisdom.

-- St. Augustine

Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Romans 13:8-10
Psalm 112:1-2, 4-5, 9
Luke 14:25-33

Expect the Lord, do manfully, and let thy heart take courage, and wait thou for the Lord.

-- Psalm xxvi. 14

Thursday, November 07, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Romans 14:7-12
Psalm 27:1, 4, 13-14
Luke 15:1-10

O God, who avengest me, and subduest the people under me, my deliverer from my enraged enemies. And thou wilt lift me up above them that rise up against me: from the unjust man thou wilt deliver me.

-- Psalm xviil 48,49

Friday, November 08, 2013
Blessed John Duns Scotus (Optional Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Romans 15:14-21
Psalm 98:1-4
Luke 16:1-8

Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.

-- Psalm xcviii. 1

Saturday, November 09, 2013
The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica (Feast)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12
Psalm 46:2-3, 5-6, 8-9
1 Corinthians 3:9-11, 16-17
John 2:13-22

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus, his mother and his mother's sister, Mary of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalen. When Jesus therefore had seen his mother and the disciple standing whom he loved, he saith to his mother: Woman, behold thy son. After that, he saith to the disciple: Behold thy mother. And from that hour, the disciple took her to his own.

-- John xix. 25-27

Sunday, November 10, 2013
Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14
Psalm 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15
2 Thessalonians 2:16 -- 3:5
Luke 20:27-38

Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am afflicted. My lots are in thy hands. Deliver me out of the hands of my enemies; and from them that persecute me. Let me not be confounded, O Lord, for I have called upon thee.

-- Psalm xxx. 10, 16, 18

Monday, November 11, 2013
St. Martin of Tours, Bishop (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 1:1-7
Psalm 139:1-10
Luke 17:1-6

And the multitudes that went before and that followed cried, saying: Hosanna to the son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest.

-- Matthew xxi. 9

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
St. Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 2:23 -- 3:9
Psalm 34:2-3, 16-19
Luke 17:7-10

Judge thou, O Lord, them that wrong me: overthrow them that fight against me. Take hold of arms and shield: and rise up to help me.

-- Psalm xxxiv. 1,2

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 6:1-11
Psalm 82:3-4, 6-7
Luke 17:11-19

But as for me, when they were troublesome to me, I was clothed with haircloth. I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer shall be turned into my bosom.

-- Psalm xxxiv. 13

Thursday, November 14, 2013
St. Nicholas Tavelic, OFM, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 7:22 -- 8:1
Psalm 119:89-91, 130, 135, 175
Luke 17:20-25

Hear, O Lord, my prayer: and let my cry come to thee.

-- Psalm cii. 2

Friday, November 15, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 13:1-9
Psalm 19:2-5
Luke 17:26-37

May God have mercy on us, and bless us: may he cause the light of his countenance to shine upon us, and may he have mercy on us.

-- Psalm lxvi. 2

Saturday, November 16, 2013
Saturday Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Wisdom 18:14-16; 19:6-9
Psalm 105:2-3, 36-37, 42-43
Luke 18:1-8

Ecce lignum Crucis in quo salus mundi pepéndit. (Behold the wood of the Cross, on which hung the Saviour of the world.)

-- The Adoration of the Cross

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
Malachi 3:19-20
Psalm 98:5-9
2 Thessalonians 3:7-12
Luke 21:5-19

Let us sing to the Lord: for he is gloriously magnified, the horse and the rider he hath thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and my praise, and he is become salvation to me: he is my God, and I will glorify him: the God of my father, and I will exalt him.

-- Exodus xv. 1,2

Monday, November 18, 2013
Dedication of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Optional Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Acts 28:11-16, 30-31
Psalm 98:1-6
Matthew 14:22-33

Forth to the Paschal Victim, Christians, bring

-- Victimae paschali laudes

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
2 Maccabees 6:18-31
Psalm 3:2-7
Luke 19:1-10

The Lord shall have brought thee into a land that floweth with milk and honey, ...that the law of the Lord be always in thy mouth.

-- Exodus xiii. 5, 9

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
2 Maccabees 7:1, 20-31
Psalm 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15
Luke 19:11-28

Give glory to the Lord, and call upon his name: declare his deeds among the Gentiles.

-- Psalm civ. 1

Thursday, November 21, 2013
The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
1 Maccabees 2:15-29
Psalm 50:1-2, 5-6, 14-15
Luke 19:41-44

Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

-- Matthew xxv. 34

Friday, November 22, 2013
St. Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
1 Maccabees 4:36-37, 52-59
1 Chronicles 29:10-12
Luke 19:45-48

And they sung to thy holy name, O Lord, and they praised with one accord thy victorious hand. For wisdom opened the mouth of the dumb, and made the tongues of infants eloquent.

-- Wisdom x. 20-21

Saturday, November 23, 2013
Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro, Priest, Martyr (Optional Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
1 Maccabees 6:1-13
Psalm 9:2-4, 6, 16, 19
Luke 20:27-40

And he brought them out in hope and they feared not: and the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

-- Psalm lxxvii. 53

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Sunday, November 24, 2013
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (Solemnity)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
2 Samuel 5:1-3
Psalm 122:1-5
Colossians 1:12-20
Luke 23:35-43

And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness.

-- Psalm civ. 43

Monday, November 25, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20
Daniel 3:52-56
Luke 21:1-4

Rejoice to God our helper: sing aloud to the God of Jacob.

-- Psalm lxxx. 2

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
St. Leonard of Port Maurice, OFM, Priest (Memorial)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Daniel 2:31-45
Daniel 3:57-61
Luke 21:5-11

If you have done nothing, or if what you have done has been fruitless because it was done for a human motive, begin immediately to do good works so that at death you will be able to offer something to Jesus Christ in order that He may give you eternal life.

-- St John Vianney

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Weekday
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28
Daniel 3:62-67
Luke 21:12-19

No one should judge that he has greater perfection because he performs great penances and gives himself in excess to the staying of the body than he who does less, inasmuch as neither virtue or merit consists therein; for otherwise he would be an evil case, who for some legitimate reason was unable to do actual penance. Merit consists in the virtue of love alone, flavored with the light of true discretion, without which the soul is worth nothing.

-- St Catherine of Siena

Thursday, November 28, 2013
Thanksgiving Day
First Reading:
Psalm:
Second Reading:
Gospel:
Sirach 50:22-24
Psalm 138:1-5
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Luke 17:11-19

If I were worthy of such a favor from my God, I would ask that he grant me this one miracle: that by His grace He would make of me a good man.

-- St Ansgar

Friday, November 29, 2013
All Saints of the Seraphic Order (Feast)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Sirach 44:1, 10-15
Psalm 24:1-6
Mark 10:17-21

The spirit flows to you and to all men from the heart of the God-man, Savior of the world, but certainly, no worker was ever more completely and profoundly penetrated by it than the foster father of Jesus, who lived with Him in closest intimacy and community of family life and work. Thus, if you wish to be close to Christ, we again today repeat, "Go to Joseph" (Gn 41:44)

-- Pope Pius XII

Saturday, November 30, 2013
St. Andrew, Apostle (Feast)
First Reading:
Psalm:
Gospel:
Romans 10:9-18
Psalm 19:8-11
Matthew 4:18-22

And I will pour upon you clean water, and you shall be cleansed from all your filthiness, and I will cleanse you from all your idols. And I will give you a new heart, and put a new spirit within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and will give you a heart of flesh.

-- Ezechiel xxxvi. 25,26

 

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