Bible Diary

Bible Diary for March 29th – April 4th

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

SundayMarch 29th 5th Sunday of Lent 1st Reading: Ezk 37:12–14:So prophesy! Say to them: This is what Yahweh says: I am going to open your tombs; I shall bring you out of your tombs, my people; and lead you back to the land of Israel. You will know that I am Yahweh, O my people!…

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Bible Diary for March 22nd – 28th

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

SundayMarch 22nd 4th Sunday of Lent 1st Reading: 1 S 16:1b, 6–7, 10–13a:Yahweh asked Samuel, “How long will you be grieving Saul whom I have rejected as king of Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have chosen my king from among his sons.” As…

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Bible Diary for March 8th – 14th

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

SundayMarch 8th 2nd Sunday of LentSt. John of God 1st Reading: Gen 12:1–4:Yahweh said to Abram, “Leave your country, your family and your father’s house, for the land I will show you. I will make you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I…

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Weekly Devotion – March 2nd

March 2, 2020
Celebrate Lent with the National Shrine of St. Jude

On the first Sunday of Lent, the Gospel tells us of Jesus’ 40 days and 40 nights in the desert. The devil tried to tempt Him in various situations, but Jesus always refuted Satan’s attempts. Christ reminds us that our life comes from the Lord, and we should worship no one besides Him. We pray…

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Bible Diary for March 1st – 7th

February 27, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayMarch 1st 1st Sunday of Lent 1st Reading: Gen 2:7–9; 3:1–7:Then Yahweh God formed man, dust drawn from the clay, and breathed into his nostrils a breath of life and man became alive with breath. God planted a garden in Eden in the east and there he placed man whom he had created. Yahweh God…

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Bible Diary for February 23rd – 29th

February 20, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayFebruary 23rd 7th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Polycarp 1st Reading: Lev 19:1–2, 17–18:Yahweh spoke to Moses and said, “Speak to the entire assembly of the people of Israel and say to them: Be holy for I, Yahweh, your God, am holy. Do not hate your brother in your heart; rebuke your neighbor frankly so as…

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Bible Diary for February 16th – 22nd

February 13, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayFebruary 16th 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Sir 15:15–20:If you wish, you can keep the commandments and it is in your power to remain faithful. He has set fire and water before you; you stretch out your hand to whichever you prefer. Life and death are set before man: which ever a man…

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Bible Diary for February 9th – 15th

February 6, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayFebruary 9th 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Is 58:7-10:Fast by sharing your food with the hungry, bring to your house the homeless, clothe the one you see naked and do not turn away from your own kin Then will your light break forth as the dawn and your healing come in a flash.…

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Bible Diary for February 2nd – 8th

January 30, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayFebruary 2nd Feast of the Presentation of the Lord 1st Reading: Mal 3:1-4:Now I am sending my messenger ahead of me, to clear the way; then, suddenly, the Lord, for whom you long, will enter the Sanctuary. The envoy of the Covenant which you so greatly desire, already comes, says Yahweh of hosts. Who can…

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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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