Bible Diary

Bible Diary for January 26th – February 1st

January 23, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 26th 3rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSts. Timothy and Titus 1st Reading: Is 8:23 – 9:3:Yet, where there was but anguish, darkness will disappear. He has just afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali; but in the future he will confer glory on the way of the sea, on the land beyond…

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Bible Diary for January 19th – 25th

January 16, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 19th 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Is 49:3, 5–6:He said to me, “You are Israel, my servant, through you I will be known.” And now Yahweh has spoken, he who formed me in the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob back to him, to gather Israel to him. He said:…

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Bible Diary for January 12th – 18th

January 9, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 12th Baptism of the Lord 1st Reading: Is 42:1-4, 6-7:Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight. I have put my spirit upon him, and he will bring justice to the nations. He does not shout or raise his voice. Proclamations are not heard in the streets. A…

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Bible Diary for January 5th – 11th

January 2, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 5th EpiphanySt. John Neumann 1st Reading: Is 60:1-6:Arise, 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 kings to the brightness of…

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Bible Diary for December 29th – January 4th

December 26, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 29th The Holy FamilySt. Thomas Becket 1st Reading: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14:For the Lord established that children should respect their father; he confirmed the right of the mother over her children. Whoever honors his father atones for his sins; he who gives glory to his mother prepares a treasure for himself. Whoever honors his father…

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Bible Diary for December 22nd – 28th

December 19, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 22nd 4th Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Is 7:10-14:Once again Yahweh addressed Ahaz, “Ask for a sign from Yahweh your God, let it come either from the deepest depths or from the heights of heaven.” But Ahaz answered, “I will not ask, I will not put Yahweh to the test.” Then Isaiah said, “Now…

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Bible Diary for December 15th – 21st

December 12, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 15th 3rd Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Is 35:1-6a, 10:Let the wilderness and the arid land rejoice, the desert be glad and blossom. Covered with flowers, it sings and shouts with joy, adorned with the splendor of Lebanon, the magnificence of Carmel and Sharon. They, my people, see the glory of Yahweh, the majesty…

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Bible Diary for December 8th – 14th

December 5, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 8th 2nd Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Is 11:1-10:From the stump of Jesse a shoot will come forth; from his roots a branch will grow and bear fruit. The spirit of the Lord will rest upon him—a spirit of wisdom and understanding, a spirit of counsel and power, a spirit of knowledge and fear…

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Bible Diary for December 1st – 7th

November 28, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 1st 1st Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Is 2:1-5:The vision of Isaiah, son of Amoz, concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In the last days, the mountain of Yahweh’s house shall be set over the highest mountains and shall tower over the hills. All the nations shall stream to it, saying, “Come, let us go to…

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Bible Diary for November 24th – 30th

November 21, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 24th Christ the KingSts. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions 1st Reading: 2 S 5:1-3:All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “We are your bone and flesh. In the past, when Saul was king over us, it was you who led Israel. And Yahweh said to you, ‘You shall be the…

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