Daily Mass Readings – 1 September 2015 – Tuesday

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Tuesday of Week 22
First Reading: First Thessalonians 5: 1-6, 9-11

1 Concerning times and seasons, brothers, you have no need for anything to be written to you.

2 For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief at night.

3 When people are saying, “Peace and security,” then sudden disaster comes upon them, like labor pains upon a pregnant woman,and they will not escape.

4 But you, brothers, are not in darkness, for that day to overtake you like a thief.

5 For all of you are children of the light and children of the day. We are not of the night or of darkness.

6 Therefore, let us not sleep as the rest do, but let us stay alert and sober.

9 For God did not destine us for wrath, but to gain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

10 who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep we may live together with him.

11 Therefore, encourage one another and build one another up, as indeed you do.

Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27: 1, 4, 13-14

1 Of David The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom do I fear? The LORD is my life’s refuge; of whom am I afraid?

4 One thing I ask of the LORD; this I seek: To dwell in the LORD’S house all the days of my life, To gaze on the LORD’S beauty, to visit his temple.

13 But I believe I shall enjoy the LORD’S goodness in the land of the living.

14 Wait for the LORD, take courage; be stouthearted, wait for the LORD!

Gospel: Luke 4: 31-37

31 Jesus then went down to Capernaum, a town of Galilee. He taught them on the sabbath,

32 and they were astonished at his teaching because he spoke with authority.

33 In the synagogue there was a man with the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out in a loud voice,

34 “Ha! What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are–the Holy One of God!”

35 Jesus rebuked him and said, “Be quiet! Come out of him!” Then the demon threw the man down in front of them and came out of him without doing him any harm.

36 They were all amazed and said to one another, “What is there about his word? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.”

37 And news of him spread everywhere in the surrounding region.

September
SUN 6 13 20 27
MON 7 14 21 28
TUE 1 8 15 22 29
WED 2 9 16 23 30
THU 3 10 17 24
FRI 4 11 18 25
SAT 5 12 19 26
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