Lenten Weekday
March 13, 2017

Saints:

Daily Readings:

  • First Reading

    Daniel 9:4-10
    4 I prayed to the LORD, my God, and confessed, "Ah, Lord, great and awesome God, you who keep your merciful covenant toward those who love you and observe your commandments!
    5 We have sinned, been wicked and done evil; we have rebelled and departed from your commandments and your laws.
    6 We have not obeyed your servants the prophets, who spoke in your name to our kings, our princes, our fathers, and all the people of the land.
    7 Justice, O Lord, is on your side; we are shamefaced even to this day: the men of Judah, the residents of Jerusalem, and all Israel, near and far, in all the countries to which you have scattered them because of their treachery toward you.
    8 O LORD, we are shamefaced, like our kings, our princes, and our fathers, for having sinned against you.
    9 But yours, O Lord, our God, are compassion and forgiveness! Yet we rebelled against you
    10 and paid no heed to your command, O LORD, our God, to live by the law you gave us through your servants the prophets.

  • Responsorial Psalm

    Psalms 79:8-9, 11, 13
    8 Do not remember against us the iniquities of our forefathers; let thy compassion come speedily to meet us, for we are brought very low.
    9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name; deliver us, and forgive our sins, for thy name's sake!
    11 Let the groans of the prisoners come before thee; according to thy great power preserve those doomed to die!
    13 Then we thy people, the flock of thy pasture, will give thanks to thee for ever; from generation to generation we will recount thy praise.

  • Gospel

    Luke 6:36-38
    36 Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.
    37 "Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;
    38 give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For the measure you give will be the measure you get back."

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