Daily Readings

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

  • Friday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time August 19, 2022
    Reading 1 EZ 37:1-14 The hand of the LORD came upon me, and led me out in the Spirit of the LORD and set me in the center of the plain, which was now filled with bones. He made me walk among the bones in every direction so that I saw how many they were on the surface of the plain. How dry they were! He asked me: Son of man, can these bones come to life? I an […]
  • Thursday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time August 18, 2022
    Reading 1 EZ 36:23-28 Thus says the LORD:I will prove the holiness of my great name, profaned among the nations, in whose midst you have profaned it.Thus the nations shall know that I am the LORD, says the Lord GOD,when in their sight I prove my holiness through you.For I will take you away from among the nations,gather you from all the foreign lands,and bri […]
  • Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time August 17, 2022
    Reading 1 EZ 34:1-11 The word of the Lord came to me: Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, in these words prophesy to them to the shepherds: Thus says the Lord GOD: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who have been pasturing themselves! Should not shepherds, rather, pasture sheep? You have fed off their milk, worn their wool, and slaughtered the […]
  • Tuesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time August 16, 2022
    Reading 1 EZ 28:1-10 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre:  Thus says the Lord GOD: Because you are haughty of heart, you say, “A god am I! I occupy a godly throne in the heart of the sea!”— And yet you are a man, and not a god, however you may think yourself like a god. Oh yes, you are wiser than Daniel, there is no secret […]
  • Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 15, 2022
    Reading 1 RV 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB God’s temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth. Then another sign appear […]
  • Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 14, 2022
    Reading 1 Jer 38:4-6, 8-10 In those days, the princes said to the king:"Jeremiah ought to be put to death;he is demoralizing the soldiers who are left in this city,and all the people, by speaking such things to them;he is not interested in the welfare of our people,but in their ruin." King Zedekiah answered: "He is in your power";for the […]
  • Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 13, 2022
    Reading 1 Ez 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32 The word of the LORD came to me:Son of man, what is the meaning of this proverbthat you recite in the land of Israel:"Fathers have eaten green grapes,thus their children's teeth are on edge"?As I live, says the Lord GOD:I swear that there shall no longer be anyone among youwho will repeat this proverb in Israel […]