Daily Readings

The readings are from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website.

  • Second Sunday in Ordinary Time January 16, 2022
    Reading I Is 62:1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not be silent,    for Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet, until her vindication shines forth like the dawn    and her victory like a burning torch. Nations shall behold your vindication,    and all the kings your glory; you shall be called by a new name    pronounced by the mouth of the LORD. You shall be a glorio […]
  • Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time January 15, 2022
    Reading I 1 Sm 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1 There was a stalwart man from Benjamin named Kish, who was the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite. He had a son named Saul, who was a handsome young man. There was no other child of Israel more handsome than Saul; he stood head and shoulders above the people. Now the asses of Saul’s fat […]
  • Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time January 14, 2022
    Reading I 1 Sm 8:4-7, 10-22a All the elders of Israel came in a body to Samuel at Ramah and said to him, “Now that you are old, and your sons do not follow your example, appoint a king over us, as other nations have, to judge us.” Samuel was displeased when they asked for a king to judge them. He prayed to the LORD, however, who said in answer: “Grant the pe […]
  • Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time January 13, 2022
    Reading I 1 Sm 4:1-11 The Philistines gathered for an attack on Israel. Israel went out to engage them in battle and camped at Ebenezer, while the Philistines camped at Aphek. The Philistines then drew up in battle formation against Israel. After a fierce struggle Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who slew about four thousand men on the battlefield. Wh […]
  • Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time January 12, 2022
    Reading I 1 Sm 3:1-10, 19-20 During the time young Samuel was minister to the LORD under Eli, a revelation of the LORD was uncommon and vision infrequent. One day Eli was asleep in his usual place. His eyes had lately grown so weak that he could not see. The lamp of God was not yet extinguished, and Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD where the ark […]
  • Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time January 11, 2022
    Reading I 1 Sm 1:9-20 Hannah rose after a meal at Shiloh, and presented herself before the LORD; at the time, Eli the priest was sitting on a chair near the doorpost of the LORD’s temple. In her bitterness she prayed to the LORD, weeping copiously, and she made a vow, promising: “O LORD of hosts, if you look with pity on the misery of your handmaid, if you r […]
  • Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time January 10, 2022
    Reading I 1 Sm 1:1-8 There was a certain man from Ramathaim, Elkanah by name, a Zuphite from the hill country of Ephraim. He was the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. He had two wives, one named Hannah, the other Peninnah; Peninnah had children, but Hannah was childless. This man regularly went on pilgrimage from his city […]