Bible Diary

Bible Diary for July 25th – 31st

July 22, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 25th St. James 1st Reading: 2 Kgs 4: 42-44:A man came from Baal-shalishad bringing bread and wheat to the man of God. These were from the first part of the harvest, twenty loaves of barley and wheat. Elisha told him, “Give the loaves to these men that they may eat.” His servant said to…

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Bible Diary for July 18th – 24th

July 15, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 18th 16th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Camillus de Lellis 1st Reading: Jer 23:1-6:“Woe to the shepherds who mislead and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” This is the message of Yahweh, God of Israel, to the shepherds in charge of my people, “You have scattered my sheep and driven them away instead of caring…

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Bible Diary for July 11th – 17th

July 8, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 11th 15th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Benedict 1st Reading: Am 7: 12-15:Amaziah then said to Amos, “Off with you, seer, go back to the land of Judah. Earn your bread there by prophesying. But never again prophesy at Bethel for it is a king’s Sanctuary and a national shrine.” Amos replied to Amaziah, “I…

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Bible Diary for July 4th – 10th

July 1, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

Sunday July 4th 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Ezk 2:2-5:A spirit came upon me as he spoke and kept me standing; and then I heard him speak, “Son of man, I am sending you to the Israelites, to a people who have rebelled against me; they and their fathers have sinned against me…

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Bible Diary for June 27th – July 3rd

June 24, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 27th 13th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Cyril of Alexandria 1st Reading: Wis 1:13–15; 2:23–24:God did not make death, nor does he rejoice in the destruction of the living. Since he has created everything, all creatures of the universe are for our good; there is no deadly poison in them and the netherworld has no…

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Bible Diary for June 20th – 26th

June 17, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

Sunday June 20th 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Job 38:1, 8–11: Then Yahweh answered Job out of the storm: Who shut the sea behind closed doors when it burst forth from the womb, when I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness its swaddling clothes; when I set its limits with doors…

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Bible Diary for June 13th – 19th

June 10, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

Sunday June 13th 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time St. Anthony of Padua 1st Reading: Ez 17:22-24: Thus says Yahweh: “At the top of the cedar I will take one of its uppermost branches, a tender twig and plant it. On a lofty, massive mountain, on a high mountain of Israel I will plant it. It…

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Bible Diary for June 6th – 12th

June 3, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 6th Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of ChristSt. Norbert 1st Reading: Ex 24:3-8:Moses came and told the people all the words of Yahweh and all his laws. The people replied with one voice: “Everything that Yahweh has said, we shall do.” Moses wrote down all the words of Yahweh, then rose…

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Bible Diary for May 30th – June 5th

May 27, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayMay 30th Solemnity of the Most Holy TrinitySt. Joan of Arc 1st Reading: Dt 4:32-34, 39-40:Ask of the times past. Inquire from the day when God created man on earth. Ask from one end of the world to the other: Has there ever been anything as extraordinary as this? Has anything like this been heard…

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Bible Diary for May 23rd – 29th

May 20, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

Sunday May 23rd Pentecost 1st Reading: Acts 2:1–11:When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. And suddenly out of the sky came a sound like a strong rushing wind and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. There appeared tongues as if of fire which parted and came…

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