Weekday
October 24, 2017

Saints:

Daily Readings:

  • First Reading

    Romans 5:12, 15, 17-19, 20-21
    12 Therefore as sin came into the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all men sinned --
    15 But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if many died through one man's trespass, much more have the grace of God and the free gift in the grace of that one man Jesus Christ abounded for many.
    17 If, because of one man's trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.
    18 Then as one man's trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one man's act of righteousness leads to acquittal and life for all men.
    19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by one man's obedience many will be made righteous.
    20 Law came in, to increase the trespass; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,
    21 so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

  • Responsorial Psalm

    Psalms 40:7-10, 17
    6 Sacrifice and offering thou dost not desire; but thou hast given me an open ear. Burnt offering and sin offering thou hast not required.
    7 Then I said, "Lo, I come; in the roll of the book it is written of me;
    8 I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my heart."
    9 I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; lo, I have not restrained my lips, as thou knowest, O LORD.
    16 But may all who seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; may those who love thy salvation say continually, "Great is the LORD!"

  • Gospel

    Luke 12:35-38
    35 "Let your loins be girded and your lamps burning,
    36 and be like men who are waiting for their master to come home from the marriage feast, so that they may open to him at once when he comes and knocks.
    37 Blessed are those servants whom the master finds awake when he comes; truly, I say to you, he will gird himself and have them sit at table, and he will come and serve them.
    38 If he comes in the second watch, or in the third, and finds them so, blessed are those servants!

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