August 23

Wednesday of week 20 in Ordinary Time – August 23 / 2017 First reading Judges 9:6-15 All the leading men of Shechem and all Beth-millo gathered, and proclaimed Abimelech king by the terebinth of the pillar at Shechem. News of this was brought to Jotham. He came and stood on the top of Mount Gerizim … [Read more…]

August 22

Tuesday of week 20 in Ordinary Time – August 22 / 2017 First reading Judges 6:11-24 The angel of the Lord came and sat under the terebinth at Ophrah which belonged to Joash of Abiezer. Gideon his son was threshing wheat inside the winepress to keep it hidden from Midian, when the angel of the … [Read more…]

August 20

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 20th August First reading Isaiah 56:1,6-7 Thus says the Lord: Have a care for justice, act with integrity, for soon my salvation will come and my integrity be manifest.   Foreigners who have attached themselves to the Lord to serve him and to love his name and be his servants – … [Read more…]

August 19

First reading Joshua 24:14-29 Joshua said to all the people, ‘Fear the Lord and serve him perfectly and sincerely; put away the gods that your ancestors served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. But if you will not serve the Lord, choose today whom you wish to serve, whether the gods … [Read more…]