Bible Diary

Bible Diary for November 29th – December 5th

November 26, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 29th 1st Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: Is 63:16b–17; 64:2–7:For you are our Father, whereas Abraham does not know us nor has Israel any knowledge of us. But you, O Yahweh, are our Father, from the beginning, you are our redeemer: this is your name. Why have you made us stray from your ways?…

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Bible Diary for November 22nd – 28th

November 19, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 21st 34th Sunday in Ordinary TimeChrist the KingSt. Cecilia 1st Reading: Ezk 34:11–12, 15–17:Indeed Yahweh says this: I, myself, will care for my sheep and watch over them. As the shepherd looks after his flock when he finds them scattered, so will I watch over my sheep; and gather them from all the places…

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Bible Diary for November 15th – 21st

November 12, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 15th 33rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Albert the Great 1st Reading: Pro 31:10–13, 19–20, 30–31:The woman of character, where is she to be found? She is more precious than any jewel. Her husband has complete confidence in her; she will be of great benefit to him. She brings him only good and not evil,…

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Bible Diary for November 8th – 14th

November 5, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 8th 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Wis 6:12–16:Wisdom is luminous and never tarnished; she willingly lets herself be seen by those who love her, and known by those who look for her. She hastens to meet those who long for her. Seek her in the morning and you will not be disappointed;…

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Bible Diary for November 1st – 7th

October 29, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayNovember 1st 31st Sunday in Ordinary TimeFeast of All Saints 1st Reading: Rev 7:2–4, 9–14:I saw another angel, ascending from the sunrise, carrying the seal of the living God, and he cried out with a loud voice, to the four angels empowered to harm the earth and the sea, “Do not harm the earth or…

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Bible Diary for October 25th – 31st

October 22, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayOctober 25th 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Ex 22:20–26:You shall not wrong or oppress a stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. You shall not harm the widow or the orphan. If you do harm them and they cry out to me, I will hear them and my anger will…

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Bible Diary for October 18th – 24th

October 15, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayOctober 18th 29th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Luke 1st Reading: Is 45:1, 4–6:Thus says Yahweh to his anointed, to Cyrus: “I have taken you by the right hand to subdue nations before you and strip kings of their armor, to open the gateways before you so that they will be closed no more. For the…

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Bible Diary for October 11th – 17th

October 8, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayOctober 11th 28th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. John XXIII 1st Reading: Is 25:6–10a:On this mountain Yahweh Sabaoth will prepare for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, meat full of marrow, fine wine strained. On this mountain he will destroy the pall cast over all peoples, this very shroud spread over all…

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Bible Diary for October 4th – 10th

October 1, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayOctober 4th 27th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Francis of Assisi 1st Reading: Is 5:1–7:Let me sing for my beloved my love-song about his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hillside. He dug it up, cleared the stones, and planted the choicest vines. He built there a watchtower and hewed out a wine…

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Bible Diary for September 27th – October 3rd

September 24, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundaySeptember 27th 26th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Vincent de Paul 1st Reading: Ezk 18:25–28:But you say: Yahweh’s way is not just! Why, Israel! Is my position wrong? Is it not rather that yours is wrong? If the righteous man turns from his righteous deeds, and sins, then he dies, because of his sins. And if…

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