Bible Diary

Bible Diary for January 31st – February 6th

January 28, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 31st 4th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. John Bosco 1st Reading: Dt 18:15–20:“He will raise up for you a prophet like myself from among the people, from your brothers, to whom you shall listen. Remember that in Horeb, on the day of the Assembly, you said: ‘I am afraid to die and I do not…

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Bible Diary for January 24th – 30th

January 21, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 24th 3rd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Francis de Sales 1st Reading: Jon 3:1–5, 10:The word of Yahweh came to Jonah a second time: “Go to Nineveh, the great city, and announce to them the message I give you.” In obedience to the word of Yahweh, Jonah went to Nineveh. It was a very large…

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Bible Diary for January 17th – 23rd

January 14, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 17th 2nd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSt. Anthony the Great 1st Reading: 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19:Samuel lay in the house of Yahweh near the ark of God. Then Yahweh called, “Samuel! Samuel!” Samuel answered, “I am here!” and ran to Eli saying, “I am here, did you not call me?” But Eli said, “I did…

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Bible Diary for January 10th – 16th

January 7, 2021
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 10th Baptism of the Lord 1st Reading: Is 55:1–11:Come here, all you who are thirsty, come to the water! All who have no money, come! Yes, without money and at no cost, buy and drink wine and milk. Why spend money on what is not food and labor for what does not satisfy? Listen…

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Bible Diary for January 3rd – 9th

December 31, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJanuary 3rd Epiphany of the Lord (observed) 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…

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Bible Diary for December 27th – January 2nd

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

SundayDecember 27th Feast of the Holy FamilySt. John 1st Reading: Gen 15:1–6; 21:1–3:After this the word of Yahweh was spoken to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward will be very great!” Abram said, “My Lord Yahweh, where are your promises? I am still childless and all…

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Bible Diary for December 20th – 26th

December 17, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 20th 4th Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: 2 Sm 7:1–5, 8b–12, 14a, 16:When the king had settled in his palace and Yahweh had rid him of all his surrounding enemies, he said to Nathan the prophet, “Look, I live in a house of cedar but the Ark of God is housed in a tent.”…

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Bible Diary for December 13th – 19th

December 10, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 13th 3rd Sunday of AdventSt. Lucy 1st Reading: Is 61:1–2a, 10–11:The spirit of the Lord Yahweh is upon me, because Yahweh has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up broken hearts, to proclaim liberty to the captives, freedom to those languishing in prison; to announce…

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Bible Diary for December 6th – 12th

December 3, 2020
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayDecember 6th 2nd Sunday of AdventSt. Nicholas 1st Reading: Is 40:1–5, 9–11:Be comforted, my people, be strengthened, says your God. Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, proclaim to her that her time of bondage is at an end, that her guilt has been paid for, that from the hand of Yahweh she has received double…

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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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