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St. Vincent de Paul, Priest (Memorial)
September 27, 2021

Saints:

Daily Readings:

    First Option

  • First Reading

    Zechariah 8:1-8
    1 And the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying,
    2 "Thus says the LORD of hosts: I am jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I am jealous for her with great wrath.
    3 Thus says the LORD: I will return to Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem, and Jerusalem shall be called the faithful city, and the mountain of the LORD of hosts, the holy mountain.
    4 Thus says the LORD of hosts: Old men and old women shall again sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each with staff in hand for very age.
    5 And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in its streets.
    6 Thus says the LORD of hosts: If it is marvelous in the sight of the remnant of this people in these days, should it also be marvelous in my sight, says the LORD of hosts?
    7 Thus says the LORD of hosts: Behold, I will save my people from the east country and from the west country;
    8 and I will bring them to dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and they shall be my people and I will be their God, in faithfulness and in righteousness."

  • Responsorial Psalm

    Psalms 102:16-21, 29, 22-23
    15 The nations will fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.
    16 For the LORD will build up Zion, he will appear in his glory;
    17 he will regard the prayer of the destitute, and will not despise their supplication.
    18 Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet unborn may praise the LORD:
    19 that he looked down from his holy height, from heaven the LORD looked at the earth,
    20 to hear the groans of the prisoners, to set free those who were doomed to die;
    21 that men may declare in Zion the name of the LORD, and in Jerusalem his praise,
    22 when peoples gather together, and kingdoms, to worship the LORD.
    28 The children of thy servants shall dwell secure; their posterity shall be established before thee.

  • Gospel

    Luke 9:46-50
    46 And an argument arose among them as to which of them was the greatest.
    47 But when Jesus perceived the thought of their hearts, he took a child and put him by his side,
    48 and said to them, "Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me; for he who is least among you all is the one who is great."
    49 John answered, "Master, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he does not follow with us."
    50 But Jesus said to him, "Do not forbid him; for he that is not against you is for you."

  • Second Option

  • First Reading

    1 Corinthians 1:26-31
    26 For consider your call, brethren; not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth;
    27 but God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise, God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong,
    28 God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are,
    29 so that no human being might boast in the presence of God.
    30 He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, whom God made our wisdom, our righteousness and sanctification and redemption;
    31 therefore, as it is written, "Let him who boasts, boast of the Lord."

  • Responsorial Psalm

    Psalms 112:1-9
    1 Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments!
    2 His descendants will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.
    3 Wealth and riches are in his house; and his righteousness endures for ever.
    4 Light rises in the darkness for the upright; the LORD is gracious, merciful, and righteous.
    5 It is well with the man who deals generously and lends, who conducts his affairs with justice.
    6 For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered for ever.
    7 He is not afraid of evil tidings; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD.
    8 His heart is steady, he will not be afraid, until he sees his desire on his adversaries.
    9 He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures for ever; his horn is exalted in honor.

  • Gospel

    Matthew 9:35-38
    35 And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every infirmity.
    36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
    37 Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few;
    38 pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest."

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