Daily Mass Readings – 22 November 2015 – Sunday

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Thirty-fourth and Last Sunday in Ordinary Time
Christ the King of the Universe
First Reading: Daniel 7: 13-14

13 As the visions during the night continued, I saw One like a son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven; When he reached the Ancient One and was presented before him,

14 He received dominion, glory, and kingship; nations and peoples of every language serve him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that shall not be taken away, his kingship shall not be destroyed.

Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 93: 1, 1-2, 5

1 The LORD is king, robed with majesty; the LORD is robed, girded with might. The world will surely stand in place, never to be moved.

2 Your throne stands firm from of old; you are from everlasting, LORD.

5 Your decrees are firmly established; holiness belongs to your house, LORD, for all the length of days.

Second Reading: Revelation 1: 5-8

5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead and ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,

6 who has made us into a kingdom, priests for his God and Father, to him be glory and power forever (and ever). Amen.

7 Behold, he is coming amid the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him. All the peoples of the earth will lament him. Yes. Amen.

8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “the one who is and who was and who is to come, the almighty.”

Gospel: John 18: 33-37

33 So Pilate went back into the praetorium and summoned Jesus and said to him, “Are you the King of the Jews?”

34 Jesus answered, “Do you say this on your own or have others told you about me?”

35 Pilate answered, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests handed you over to me. What have you done?”

36 Jesus answered, “My kingdom does not belong to this world. If my kingdom did belong to this world, my attendants (would) be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not here.”

37 So Pilate said to him, “Then you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say I am a king. For this I was born and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.”

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