Bible Diary

Bible Diary for July 12th – 18th

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

SundayJuly 12th 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Is 55:10–11:As the rain and the snow come down from the heavens and do not return till they have watered the earth, making it yield seed for the sower and food for others to eat, so is my word that goes forth out of my mouth:…

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Bible Diary for July 5th – 11th

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

SundayJuly 5th 14th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Anthony Zaccaria 1st Reading: Zec 9:9–10:Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout for joy, daughter of Jerusalem! For your king is coming, just and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. No more chariots in Ephraim, no more horses in Jerusalem,…

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Bible Diary for June 28th – July 4th

June 25, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 28th 13th Sunday of Ordinary TimeSt. Irenaeus of Lyons 1st Reading: 2 Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16a:One day Elisha went to Shunem, and a rich woman invited him to eat. Afterward, whenever he went to that town, he would go to her house to eat. The woman said to her husband, “See, this man who constantly…

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Bible Diary for June 21st – 27th

June 18, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 21st St. Aloysius Gonzaga 1st Reading: Jer 20:10-13:I hear many people whispering, “Terror is all around! Denounce him! Yes, denounce him!” All my friends watch me to see if I will slip: “Perhaps he can be deceived,” they say; “then we can get the better of him and have our revenge.” But Yahweh, a…

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Bible Diary for June 14th – 20th

June 11, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 14th Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ 1st Reading: Dt 8:2–3,14b–16a:Remember how Yahweh, your God, brought you through the desert for forty years. He humbled you, to test you and know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments or not. He made you experience want, he made you…

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Bible Diary for June 7th – 13th

June 4, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 7th Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity 1st Reading: Ex 34:4b–6, 8–9:So Moses cut two tablets of stone like the first and, with the two tablets of stone in his hands, Moses went up Mount Sinai in the early morning, as Yahweh has commanded. And Yahweh came down in a cloud and stood there…

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Bible Diary for May 31st – June 6th

May 28, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayMay 31st PentecostVisitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 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,…

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Bible Diary for May 24th – 30th

May 21, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayMay 24th 7th Sunday of EasterThe Ascension of the Lord 1st Reading: Acts 1:1–11:In the first part of my work, Theophilus, I wrote of all that Jesus did and taught, from the beginning until the day when he ascended to heaven. But first he had instructed, through the Holy Spirit, the apostles he had chosen.…

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Bible Diary for May 17th – 23rd

May 14, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayMay 17th 6th Sunday of Easter 1st Reading: Acts 8:5–8, 14–17:Philip went down to a town of Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. All the people paid close attention to what Philip said as they listened to him, and saw the miraculous signs that he did. For, in cases of possession, the unclean spirits came…

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Bible Diary for May 10th -16th

May 7, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayMay 10th St. Damien de Veuster 1st Reading: Acts 6:1–7:In those days, as the number of disciples grew, the so-called Hellenists complained against the so-called Hebrews, because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. So the Twelve summoned the whole body of disciples together, and said, “It is not right, that we should…

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