Bible Diary for December 17th – 23rd

Bible Diary

December 17th
Sunday

Third Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Is 61:1-2a, 10-11
The spirit of the Lord Yahweh is upon me, because Yahweh has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up broken hearts, to proclaim liberty to the captives, freedom to those languishing in prison; to announce the year of Yahweh‘s favor and the day of vengeance of our God; to give comfort to all who grieve.


Bible Diary for December 10th – 16th

Bible Diary

December 10th
Sunday

Second Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Is 40:1-5, 9-11
Be comforted, my people, be strengthened, says your God.

Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, proclaim to her that her time of bondage is at an end, that her guilt has been paid for, that from the hand of Yahweh she has received double punishment for all her iniquity.


Bible Diary for December 3rd – 9th

Bible Diary

December 3rd
Sunday

First Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Is 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
For you are our Father, whereas Abraham does not know us nor has Israel any knowledge of us. But you, O Yahweh, are our Father, from the beginning, you are our redeemer: this is your name.


Bible Diary for November 26th – December 2nd

Bible Diary

November 26th
Sunday

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

1st Reading: Ezk 14:11-12, 15-17
That the people of Israel may no longer stray from me. Instead of defiling themselves with all their transgressions, they will be for me, a people, and I will be their God—word of Yahweh.“


Bible Diary for November 19th – 25th

Bible Diary

November 19th
Sunday

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Pro 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31
The woman of character, where is she to be found? She is more precious than any jewel.
Her husband has complete confidence in her; she will be of great benefit to him.
She brings him only good and not evil, all the days of her life.