31 January. Wednesday of Week 4
30 January. Tuesday of Week 4
29 January. Monday of Week 4
We come together to listen to God’s word and share the bread of life together. As God’s family here, we praise the one who has rescued us from sin and darkness, and brought us the hope of heaven.
(Saint Thomas Aquinas, doctor of the Church. Not celebrated this year.) 1st Reading: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Moses predicts the coming of a future prophet greater than himself The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet lie me from among your own people; you shall heed such a prophet. This is what you requested…
Saint Angela Merici, virgin. (Opt.Mem.) 1st Reading: 2 Samuel 12:1-7, 10-17 David’s sin with Bathsheba will be punished within his own family The Lord sent Nathan to David. He went to him, and said to him, “There were two men in a certain city, the one rich and the other poor. The rich man had…
26 January. Friday of Week 3
25 January. The conversion of Saint Paul
24 January. Wednesday of Week 3
23 January. Tuesday of Week 3
22 January. Monday of Week 3
The calling of Andrew and his brother Peter is described in today’s Gospel. Like those early disciples, we too are called. As believers, we gather here to listen to God’s word, resolving to put it into practice in the coming week.
• The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity continues till Thursday next.
1st Reading: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Jonah’s preaching helps to convert the pagans of Nineveh The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you.” So Jonah set out and went to Nineveh, according to the…
Saints Fabian and Sebastian, martyrs (optional memorial) 1st Reading: 2 Samuel 1:1-4 etc David’s grief at the death of Saul and Jonathan After the death of Saul, when David had returned from defeating the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. On the third day, a man came from Saul’s camp, with his clothes torn…
19 January. Friday of Week 2
18 January. Thursday of Week 2
17 January. Wednesday of Week 2
16 January. Tuesday of Week 2
15 January. Monday of Week 2
Now that the Christmas season is behind us and we are moving into the New Year, the liturgy challenges us to reflect on what following Christ means. We gather as God’s people, called to follow the Lamb of God and we praise God, with thanksgiving.
• This is the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.