Bible Diary

Bible Diary for September 1st – 7th

August 29, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundaySeptember 1st 1st Reading: Sir 3:17–18, 20, 28–29:My son, conduct your affairs with discretion and you will be loved by those who are acceptable to God. The greater you are, the more you should humble yourself and thus you will find favor with God. For great is the power of the Lord and it is…

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Bible Diary for August 25th – 31st

August 22, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayAugust 25th St. Louis IXSt. Joseph Calasanz 1st Reading: Is 66:18-21:Now I am going to gather the nations of every tongue, and they will witness my glory, for I will perform a wonderful thing among them. Then I will send some of their survivors to the nations—Tarshish, Put, Lud, Moscheck, Rosh, Tubal, and Javan— to…

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Bible Diary for August 18th – 24th

August 15, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayAugust 18th 1st Reading: Jer 38:4-6, 8-10:Then the officials told the king, “This man should be put to death, because he is weakening the will of the fighting men and the people left in the city. In fact he is not out to save the people but to do harm.” King Zedekiah said, “His life…

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Bible Diary for August 11th – 17th

August 8, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayAugust 11th 1st Reading: Wis 18:6-9:The night of the Passover was known beforehand to our fathers, that, with sure knowledge of the oaths in which they put their faith, they might have courage. Your people awaited the salvation of the just and the destruction of their foes. For when you punished our adversaries, in this you glorified us…

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Bible Diary for August 4th – 10th

August 1, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayAugust 4th St. John Vianney 1st Reading: Eccl 1:2; 2:21-23:All is meaningless—says the Teacher— meaningless, meaningless! For here was a man who toiled in all wisdom, knowledge and skill; and he must leave all to someone who has not worked for it. This is meaningless and a great misfortune. For what profit is there for…

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Bible Diary for July 28th – August 3rd

July 25, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 28th 1st Reading: Gen 18:20-32:Then Yahweh said, “How great is the cry for justice against Sodom and Gomorrah! And how grievous is their sin! I am going down to see if they have done all that they are charged with in the outcry that has reached me. If it is not so, I will…

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Bible Diary for July 21st – 27th

July 18, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 21st St. Lawrence of Brindisi 1st Reading: Gen 18:1-10a:Yahweh appeared to Abraham near the oaks of Mamre. Abraham was sitting at the entrance to his tent, in the heat of the day, when he looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent…

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Bible Diary for July 14th – 20th

July 11, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 14th St. Kateri Tekakwitha 1st Reading: Dt 30:10-14:For you shall turn to Yahweh, your God, with all your heart and with all your soul, and observe his commandments and norms, in a word, everything written in this book of the law. These commandments that I give you today are neither too high nor too…

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Bible Diary for July 7th – 13th

July 4, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJuly 7th 1st Reading: Is 66:10-14c:“Rejoice for Jerusalem and be glad for her, all you who love her. Be glad with her, rejoice with her, all you who were in grief over her, that you may suck of the milk from her comforting breasts, that you may drink deeply from the abundance of her glory.”…

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Bible Diary for June 30th – July 6th

June 27, 2019
National Shrine of St. Jude Bible Diary

SundayJune 30th First Martyrs of the Roman Church 1st Reading: 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21:You shall also anoint Jehu, son of Nimshi, as king over Israel. And Elisha, son of Shaphat, from Abel Meholah, you shall anoint as prophet in your place. Elijah left. He found Elisha, son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke…

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