Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 7, 2013
Psalter: Week II
Color: Green

Daily Readings:
  • First Reading: Isaiah 66:10-14c

    10 Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her.
    11 That you may suck, and be filled with the breasts of her consolations: that you may milk out, and flow with delights, from the abundance of her glory.
    12 For thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring upon her as it were a river of peace, and as an overflowing torrent the glory of the Gentiles, which you shall suck; you shall be carried at the breasts, and upon the knees they shall caress you.
    13 As one whom the mother caresseth, so will I comfort you, and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
    14 c You shall see and your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb, and the hand of the Lord shall be known to his servants.

  • Psalm: Psalms 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20

    1 Shout with joy to God, all the earth,
    2 Sing ye a psalm to his name; give glory to his praise.
    3 Say unto God, How terrible are thy works, O Lord! in the multitude of thy strength thy enemies shall lie to thee.
    4 Let all the earth adore thee, and sing to thee: let it sing a psalm to thy name.
    5 Come and see the works of God; who is terrible in his counsels over the sons of men.
    6 Who turneth the sea into dry land, in the river they shall pass on foot: there shall we rejoice in him.
    7 Who by his power ruleth for ever: his eyes behold the nations; let not them that provoke him he exalted in themselves.
    16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will tell you what great things he hath done for my soul.
    20 Blessed be God, who hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

  • Second Reading: Galatians 6:14-18

    14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ; by whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.
    15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.
    16 And whosoever shall follow this rule, peace on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.
    17 From henceforth let no man be troublesome to me; for I bear the marks of the Lord Jesus in my body.
    18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.

  • Gospel: Luke 10:1-12, 17-20

    1 And after these things the Lord appointed also other seventy-two: and he sent them two and two before his face into every city and place whither he himself was to come.
    2 And he said to them: The harvest indeed is great, but the labourers are few. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send labourers into his harvest.
    3 Go: Behold I send you as lambs among wolves.
    4 Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes; and salute no man by the way.
    5 Into whatsoever house you enter, first say: Peace be to this house.
    6 if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon him; but if not, it shall return to you.
    7 And in the same house, remain, eating and drinking such things as they have: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Remove not from house to house.
    8 And into what city soever you enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you.
    9 And heal the sick that are therein, and say to them: The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
    10 But into whatsoever city you enter, and they receive you not, going forth into the streets thereof, say:
    11 Even the very dust of your city that cleaveth to us, we wipe off against you. Yet know this, that the kingdom of God is at hand.
    12 I say to you, it shall be more tolerable at that day for Sodom, than for that city.
    17 And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying: Lord, the devils also are subject to us in thy name.
    18 And he said to them: I saw Satan like lightning falling from heaven.
    19 Behold, I have given you power to tread upon serpents and scorpions, and upon all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall hurt you.
    20 But yet rejoice not in this, that spirits are subject unto you; but rejoice in this, that your names are written in heaven.


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