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READINGS FOR 25TH JUNE , 2018

Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 2 KGS 17:5-8, 13-15A, 18 Shalmaneser, king of Assyria, occupied the whole land and attacked Samaria, which he besieged for three years. In the ninth year of Hoshea, king of Israel the king of Assyria took Samaria, and deported the children of Israel to Assyria, setting them in Halah, at the …

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READINGS FOR 23RD JUNE,2018

Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 370 Reading 1 2 CHR 24:17-25 After the death of Jehoiada, the princes of Judah came and paid homage to King Joash, and the king then listened to them. They forsook the temple of the LORD, the God of their fathers, and began to serve the sacred poles and the idols; …

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READINGS FOR 22ND JUNE,2018

Friday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 2 KGS 11:1-4, 9-18, 20 When Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah, saw that her son was dead, she began to kill off the whole royal family. But Jehosheba, daughter of King Jehoram and sister of Ahaziah, took Joash, his son, and spirited him away, along with his nurse, from the bedroom …

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READINGS FOR 21ST JUNE, 2018

Memorial of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious Reading SIR 48:1-14 Like a fire there appeared the prophet Elijah whose words were as a flaming furnace. Their staff of bread he shattered, in his zeal he reduced them to straits; By the Lord’s word he shut up the heavens and three times brought down fire. How awesome are you, Elijah, in your …

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READINGS FOR 20TH JUNE, 2018

Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 2 KGS 2:1, 6-14 When the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind, he and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. Elijah said to Elisha, “Please stay here; the LORD has sent me on to the Jordan.” “As the LORD lives, and as you yourself …

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READINGS FOR 19TH JUNE 2018

Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 KGS 21:17-29 After the death of Naboth the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite: “Start down to meet Ahab, king of Israel, who rules in Samaria. He will be in the vineyard of Naboth, of which he has come to take possession. This is what you shall tell him, ‘The …

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READINGS FOR 18TH JUNE, 2018

Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time Readings 1 KGS 21:1-16 Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel next to the palace of Ahab, king of Samaria. Ahab said to Naboth, “Give me your vineyard to be my vegetable garden, since it is close by, next to my house. I will give you a better vineyard in exchange, …

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READINGS FOR 15TH JUNE, 2018

Friday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 11 KGS 19:9A, 11-16 At the mountain of God, Horeb, Elijah came to a cave, where he took shelter. But the word of the LORD came to him, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.” A strong and heavy wind was rending …

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READINGS FOR 14TH JUNE 2018

Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time Readings 1 KGS 18:41-46 Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.” So Ahab went up to eat and drink, while Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, crouched down to the earth, and put his head between his knees. “Climb up …

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READINGS FOR 13TH JUNE,2018

Memorial of Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reading 11 KGS18:20-39 Ahab sent to all the children of Israel and had the prophets assemble on Mount Carmel. Elijah appealed to all the people and said, “How long will you straddle the issue? If the LORD is God, follow him; if Baal, follow him.” The people, however, …

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