Bible Diary for January 21st – 27th

Bible Diary

January 21st

Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Jon 3:1-5, 10
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.”

Bible Diary for January 14th – 20th

Bible Diary

January 14th

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

1st Reading: 1 S 3:3b-10, 19
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.”

Bible Diary for January 7th – 13th

Bible Diary

January 7th

The Epiphany of the Lord

1st Reading: Is 60:1-6
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;

Bible Diary for December 31st – January 6th

Bible Diary

December 31st

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

1st Reading: Gen 15:1-6; 21:1-3 (or Sir 3:2-6, 12-14)
After this the word of Yahweh was spoken to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward will be very great!“

Abram said, “My Lord Yahweh, where are your promises? I am still childless and all I have will go to Eliezer of Damascus. You have given me no children, so a slave of mine will be my heir.“

Bible Diary for December 24th – 30th

Bible Diary

December 24th

Fourth Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: 2 S 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
When the king had settled in his palace and Yahweh had rid him of all his surrounding enemies, he said to Nathan the prophet, “Look, I live in a house of cedar but the Ark of God is housed in a tent.“ Nathan replied, “Do as it seems fit to you for Yahweh is with you.“