Daily Mass Readings – 4 September 2015 – Friday

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Friday of Week 22
First Reading: Colossians 1: 15-20

15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

16 For in him were created all things in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers; all things were created through him and for him.

17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

18 He is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he himself might be preeminent.

19 For in him all the fullness was pleased to dwell,

20 and through him to reconcile all things for him, making peace by the blood of his cross (through him), whether those on earth or those in heaven.

Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 100: 1b-2, 3, 4, 5

1 A Psalm of thanksgiving. Shout joyfully to the LORD, all you lands;

2 worship the LORD with cries of gladness; come before him with joyful song.

3 Know that the LORD is God, our maker to whom we belong, whosepeople we are, God’s well-tended flock.

4 Enter the temple gates with praise, its courts with thanksgiving. Give thanks to God, bless his name;

5 good indeed is the LORD, Whose love endures forever, whose faithfulness lasts through every age.

Gospel: Luke 5: 33-39

33 And they said to him, “The disciples of John fast often and offer prayers, and the disciples of the Pharisees do the same; but yours eat and drink.”

34 Jesus answered them, “Can you make the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them?

35 But the days will come, and when the bridegroom is taken away from them, then they will fast in those days.”

36 And he also told them a parable. “No one tears a piece from a new cloak to patch an old one. Otherwise, he will tear the new and the piece from it will not match the old cloak.

37 Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined.

38 Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins.

39 (And) no one who has been drinking old wine desires new, for he says, ‘The old is good.'”

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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