Reading 1 (Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18) A reading from the Book of Genesis God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah. There you shall offer him […]
Reading 1 (Gn 9:8-15) A reading from the Book of Genesis God said to Noah and to his sons with him: “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you: all the birds, and the various tame and wild animals that were
Reading 1 (Jl 2:12-18) A reading from the Book of the Prophet Joel Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, rich in kindness,
Reading I (Lev 13:1-2, 44-46) A reading from the Book of Leviticus The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, “If someone has on his skin a scab or pustule or blotch which appears to be the sore of leprosy, he shall be brought to Aaron, the priest, or to one of the priests among his descendants.
Reading 1 (Jb 7:1-4, 6-7) A reading from the Book of Job Job spoke, saying: Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery? Are not his days those of hirelings? He is a slave who longs for the shade, a hireling who waits for his wages. So, I have been assigned months of misery, and
Reading 1 Dt 18:15-20 A reading from the Book of Deuteronomy Moses spoke to all the people, saying: “A prophet like me will the LORD, your God, raise up for you from among your own kin; to him you shall listen. This is exactly what you requested of the LORD, your God, at Horeb on
Reading 1 Jon 3:1-5, 10 A reading from the Book of the Prophet Jonah The word of the LORD came to Jonah, saying: “Set out for the great city of Nineveh, and announce to it the message that I will tell you.” So Jonah made ready and went to Nineveh, according to the LORD’S bidding.
Reading 1 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19 A reading from the first Book of Samuel Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD where the ark of God was. The LORD called to Samuel, who answered, “Here I am.” Samuel ran to Eli and said, “Here I am. You called me.” “I did not call
Reading I Is 60:1-6 A reading from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines, and over you appears his glory. Nations shall walk
Reading I (Is 9:1-6) A reading from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom a light has shone. You have brought them abundant joy and great rejoicing, as they rejoice before you as at the