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Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Msgr. Sam Bianco - Celebrant, Archdiocese of Toronto

Loretto Abbey, Toronto

Lectionary: 415
Reading 1 DT 34:1-12

Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo,
the headland of Pisgah which faces Jericho,
and the LORD showed him all the land—
Gilead, and as far as Dan, all Naphtali,
the land of Ephraim and Manasseh,
all the land of Judah as far as the Western Sea,

Solemnity Of The Assumption Of The Blessed Virgin Mary - Mass During The Day August 15, 2017

Msgr. Sam Bianco - Celebrant, Archdiocese of Toronto

Deacon Mike Walsh - Homilist, Archdiocese of Toronto

Loretto Abbey, Toronto

Lectionary: 622
Reading 1 RV 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB

God's temple in heaven was opened,
and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple.

A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun,
with the moon under her feet,

Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr - August 14, 2017

Father Dan Donovan, Archdiocese of Toronto

Loretto Abbey, Toronto

Lectionary: 413
Reading 1 DT 10:12-22

Moses said to the people:
"And now, Israel, what does the LORD, your God, ask of you
but to fear the LORD, your God, and follow his ways exactly,
to love and serve the LORD, your God,
with all your heart and all your soul,
to keep the commandments and statutes of the LORD

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 13, 2017

Rev. Thomas Lynch, Archdiocese of Toronto

Lectionary: 115
Reading 1 1 KGS 19:9A, 11-13A

At the mountain of God, Horeb,
Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter.
Then the LORD said to him,
"Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD;
the LORD will be passing by."
A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains
and crushing rocks before the LORD—
but the LORD was not in the wind.

Saturday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time - August 12, 2017

Father Jack Lynch s.f.m., Archdiocese of Toronto

Loretto Abbey, Toronto

Lectionary: 412
Reading 1 DT 6:4-13

Moses said to the people:
"Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone!
Therefore, you shall love the LORD, your God,
with all your heart,
and with all your soul,
and with all your strength.
Take to heart these words which I enjoin on you today.

Memorial of Saint Clare, Virgin - August 11, 2017

Father Michael Coutts S.J., Archdiocese of Toronto

Loretto Abbey, Toronto

Lectionary: 411
Reading 1 DT 4:32-40

Moses said to the people:
"Ask now of the days of old, before your time,
ever since God created man upon the earth;
ask from one end of the sky to the other:
Did anything so great ever happen before?
Was it ever heard of?
Did a people ever hear the voice of God

Feast of Saint Lawrence, deacon and martyr - August 10, 2017

Father Favin Alemão, Archdiocese of Toronto

Loretto Abbey, Toronto

Lectionary: 618
Reading 1 2 COR 9:6-10

Brothers and sisters:
Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly,
and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver.

Wednesday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time - august 9, 2017

Father Bill Irwin C.S.B., Archdiocese of Toronto

Lectionary: 409
Reading 1 NM 13:1-2, 25–14:1, 26A-29A, 34-35

The LORD said to Moses [in the desert of Paran,]
"Send men to reconnoiter the land of Canaan,
which I am giving the children of Israel.
You shall send one man from each ancestral tribe,
all of them princes."

After reconnoitering the land for forty days they returned,

Memorial of Saint Dominic, Priest - August 8, 2017

Rev. John Bertao, Archdiocese of Toronto

Lectionary: 408
Reading 1 NM 12:1-13

Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses on the pretext
of the marriage he had contracted with a Cushite woman.
They complained, "Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?
Does he not speak through us also?"
And the LORD heard this.
Now, Moses himself was by far the meekest man on the face of the earth.

Monday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time - August 7, 2017


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Lectionary: 407
Reading 1 NM 11:4B-15

The children of Israel lamented,
"Would that we had meat for food!
We remember the fish we used to eat without cost in Egypt,
and the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks,