Bible Diary

Bible Diary for January 23rd – 29th

January 20, 2022
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 23rd 3rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. VincentSt. IldephonsusSt. Marianne CopeSt. Emerentiana 1st Reading: Neh 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10:Ezra brought the law before the assembly, both men, women and all the children who could understand what was being read. It was the first day of the seventh month. So he read it before the plaza in…

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Bible Diary for January 16th – 22nd

January 13, 2022
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 16th 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Is 62:1-5:For Zion’s sake I will not hold my peace, for Jerusalem I will not keep silent, until her holiness shines like the dawn and her salvation flames like a burning torch. The nations will see your holiness and all the kings your glory. You will…

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Bible Diary for January 9th – 15th

January 6, 2022
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 9th Baptism of the Lord 1st Reading: Is 40:1-5, 9-11:Be comforted, my people, be strengthened, says your God. Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, proclaim to her that her time of bondage is at an end, that her guilt has been paid for, that from the hand of Yahweh she has received double punishment…

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Bible Diary for January 2nd – 8th

December 30, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 2nd EpiphanySts. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen 1st Reading: Is 60:1-6:Arise, Jerusalem shine, for your light has come. The glory of Yahweh rises upon you. Night still covers the earth and gloomy clouds veil the peoples, but Yahweh now rises and over you his glory appears. Nations will come to your light and…

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Bible Diary for December 26th – January 1st

December 23, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 26th Feast of the Holy FamilySt. Stephen 1st Reading: 1 Sm 1:20-22, 24-28:And she became pregnant. She gave birth to a son and called him Samuel because she said: “I have asked Yahweh to give him to me.” Once more Elkanah went to the temple with his family to offer his yearly sacrifice and…

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Bible Diary for December 19th – 25th

December 16, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 19th 4th Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Mic 5:1-4a:But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, so small that you are hardly named among the clans of Judah, from you shall I raise the one who is to rule over Israel. For he comes forth from of old, from the ancient times. Yahweh, therefore, will abandon Israel until…

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Bible Diary for December 12th – 18th

December 9, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 12th 3rd Sunday of AdventOur Lady of Guadalupe 1st Reading: Zep 3:14-18a:Cry out with joy, O daughter of Zion; rejoice, O people of Israel! Sing joyfully with all your heart, daughter of Jerusalem! Yahweh has lifted your sentence and has driven your enemies away. Yahweh, the King of Israel is with you; do not…

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Bible Diary for December 5th – 11th

December 2, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 5th 2nd Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Bar 5:1-9:Jerusalem, put off your garment of mourning and unhappiness, put on the splendor and glory of God forever. Wrap yourself in the mantle of holiness that comes from God, put on your head the crown of glory of the Eternal One. For God will show your…

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Bible Diary for November 28th – December 4th

November 25, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 28th 1st Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Jer 33:14-16:“The days are coming when I shall fulfill the promise that I made in favor of Israel and Judah. In those days and at that time I will cause to sprout the shoot of righteousness from David’s line; he will practice justice and righteousness in the…

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Bible Diary for November 21st – 27th

November 18, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 21st 34th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSolemnity of Christ the KingPresentation of Blessed Mary the Virgin 1st Reading: Dn 7:13-14:I continued watching the nocturnal vision: One like a son of man came on the clouds of heaven. He faced the One of Great Age and was brought into his presence. Dominion, honor and kingship were…

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