THE CATHOLIC LECTIONARY WEBSITE
compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.

The Lectionary for Mass: 1970 USA Edition

Readings for the Commons of Saints, Ritual Masses,
Masses for Various Occasions, and Votive Masses

To make this information more manageable, the Lectionary readings have been listed in several different tables and additional notes below:

I) Commons

Lectionary Note: "On celebrations in honor of the saints, in addition to the texts referred to in individual cases, the readings given in the "Common of Holy Men and Women" may always be selected for pastoral reasons.
Lect.#s.:
Common
First Reading Responsorial Psalm Second Reading Alleluia Verse and
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
701-706:
Dedication of a Church
701: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Gen 28:11-18
2) 1 Kings 8:22-23, 27-30
3) 2 Chron 5:6-10, 13-6:2
4) 1 Macc 4:52-59
5) Isa 56:1, 6-7
6) Ezek 43:1-2, 4-7a

702: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 7:44-50
2) Rev 8:3-4
3) Rev 21:1-5a
4) Rev 21:9b-14
703:
1) 1 Chron 29:10, 11abc, 11d-12a, 12bcd
2) Ps 84:3, 4, 5-6a+8a, 11
3) Ps 95:1-2, 3-5, 6-7
4) Ps 122:1-2, 3-4a, 4b-5, 8-9
704:
1) 1 Cor 3:9b-13, 16-17
2) Eph 2:19-22
3) Heb 12:18-19, 22-24
4) 1 Pet 2:4-9
705:
1) 2 Chron 7:16
2) Isa 66:1
3) Ezek 37:27
4) Matt 7:8
706:
1) Matt 5:23-24
2) Luke 19:1-10
3) John 2:13-22
4) John 4:19-24
707-712:
Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary
707: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Gen 3:9-15, 20
2) Gen 12:1-7
3) 2 Sam 7:1-5, 8b-11, 16
4) 1 Chron 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2
5) Prov 8:22-31
6) Sir 24:1, 3-4, 8-12, 19-21
7) Isa 7:10-14
8) Isa 9:1-6
9) Isa 61:9-11
10) Mic 5:1-4a
11) Zech 2:14-17

708: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 1:12-14
2) Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab
3) Rev 21:1-5a
709:
1) 1 Sam 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8abcd
2) Jdt 13:18bcde, 19, 20
3) Ps 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17
4) Ps 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
5) Luke 1:46-47, 48-49, 50-51, 52-53, 54-55
710:
1) Rom 5:12, 17-19
2) Rom 8:28-30
3) Gal 4:4-7
4) Eph 1:3-6, 11-12
711:
1) Luke 1:28
2) Luke 1:45
3) Luke 2:19
712:
1) Matt 1:1-16, 18-23 or 1:18-23
2) Matt 2:13-15, 19-23
3) Luke 1:26-38
4) Luke 1:39-47
5) Luke 2:1-14
6) Luke 2:15b-19
7) Luke 2:27-35
8) Luke 2:41-52
9) Luke 11:27-28
10) John 2:1-11
11) John 19:25-27
713-718:
Common of Martyrs
713: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) 2 Chron 24:18-22
2) 2 Macc 6:18, 21, 24-31
3) 2 Macc 7:1-2, 9-14
4) 2 Macc 7:1, 20-23, 27b-29
5) Wis 3:1-9
6) Sir 51:1-8

714: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 7:55-60
2) Rev 7:9-17
3) Rev 12:10-12a
4) Rev 21:5-7
715:
1) Ps 31:3cd-4, 6ab+7b+ 8a, 17+21ab
2) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
3) Ps 124:2-3, 4-5, 7b-8
4) Ps 126:1-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6
716:
1) Rom 5:1-5
2) Rom 8:31b-39
3) 2 Cor 4:7-15
4) 2 Cor 6:4-10
5) 2 Tim 2:8-13; 3:10-12
6) Heb 10:32-36
7) Jas 1:2-4, 12
8) 1 Pet 3:14-17
9) 1 Pet 4:12-19
10) 1 John 5:1-5
717:
1) Matt 5:10
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Jas 1:12
4) 1Pet 4:14
5) [non-biblical]
718:
1) Matt 10:17-22
2) Matt 10:28-33
3) Matt 10:34-39
4) Luke 9:23-26
5) John 12:24-26
6) John 15:18-21
7) John 17:11b-19
719-724:
Common of Pastors
719: Reading outside Easter Season
1) Exod 32:7-14
2) Deut 10:8-9
3) 1 Sam 16:1b, 6-13a
4) Isa 6:1-8
5) Isa 52:7-10
6) Isa 61:1-3a
7) Jer 1:4-9
8) Ezek 3:17-21
9) Ezek 34:11-16

720: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 13:46-49
2) Acts 20:17-18a, 28-32, 36
3) Acts 26:19-23
721:
1) Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 11
2) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
3) Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 21-22, 25+27
4) Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8a, 10
5) Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4
6) Ps 117:1, 2
722:
1) Rom 12:3-13
2) 1 Cor 1:18-25
3) 1 Cor 4:1-5
4) 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23
5) 2 Cor 3:1-6a
6) 2 Cor 4:1-2, 5-7
7) 2 Cor 5:14-20
8) Eph 4:1-7, 11-13
9) Col 1:24-29
10) 1 Thess 2:2b-8
11) 2 Tim 1:13-14; 2:1-3
12) 2 Tim 4:1-5
13) 1 Pet 5:1-4
723:
1) Matt 28:19-20
2) Mark 1:17
3) Luke 4:18-19
4) John 10:14
5) John 15:15b
6) 2 Cor 5:19
724:
1) Matt 16:13-19
2) Matt 23:8-12
3) Matt 28:16-20
4) Mark 1:14-20
5) Mark 16:15-20
6) Luke 5:1-11
7) Luke 10:1-9
8) Luke 22:24-30
9) John 10:11-16
10) John 15:9-17
11) John 21:15-17
725-730:
Common of Doctors of the Church
725: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) 1 Kgs 3:11-14
2) Wis 7:7-10, 15-16
3) Sir 15:1-6
4) Sir 39:6-11

726:Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 2:14a, 22-24, 32-36
2) Acts 13:26-33
727:
1) Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
2) Ps 37:3-4, 5-6, 30-31
3) Ps 119:9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
728:
1) 1 Cor 1:18-25
2) 1 Cor 2:1-10a
3) 1 Cor 2:10b-16
4) Eph 3:8-12
5) Eph 4:1-7, 11-13
6) 2 Tim 1:13-14; 2:1-3
7) 2 Tim 4:1-5
729:
1) Matt 5:16
2) 1 Cor 1:18
3) 1 Cor 2:7
4) [non-biblical]
730:
1) Matt 5:13-16
2) Matt 23:8-12
3) Mark 4:1-10, 13-20 or 4:1-9
731-736:
Common of Virgins
731: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Cant 8:6-7
2) Hos 2:16b, 17b, 21-22

732: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Rev 19:1, 5-9a
2) Rev 21:1-5a
733:
1) Ps 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17
2) Ps 149:1-2, 11-12ab, 12c-14a, 14bcd [OLM81]
734:
1) 1 Cor 7:25-35
2) 2 Cor 10:17-11:2
735:
1) [non-biblical]
2) [non-biblical]
736:
1) Matt 19:3-12
2) Matt 25:1-13
3) Luke 10:38-42
737-742:
Common of Saints
(of Holy Men and Holy Women)
737: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Gen 12:1-4a
2) Lev 19:1-2, 17-18
3) Deut 6:3-9
4) Deut 10:8-9
5) 1 Kgs 19:4-9a, 11-15a
6) 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21
7) Tob 8:5-7
8) Tob 12:6-13
9) Jdt 8:2-8
10) Est C: 1-7, 10
11) Prov 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31
12) Sir 2:7-11
13) Sir 3:17-24
14) Sir 26:1-4, 13-16
15) Isa 58:6-11
16) Jer 20:7-9
17) Mic 6:6-8
18) Zeph 2:3; 3:12-13

738: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 4:32-35
2) Rev 3:14b, 20-22
3) Rev 19:1, 5-9a
4) Rev 21:5-7
739:
1) Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4+6
2) Ps 15:2-3ab, 3cd-4ab, 5
3) Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 11
4) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11
5) Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8-9, 13-14, 17-18a
6) Ps 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7b-8, 9
7) Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5
8) Ps 131:1, 2, 3
740:
1) Rom 8:26-30
2) 1 Cor 1:26-31
3) 1 Cor 12:31-13:13 or 13:4-13
4) 2 Cor 10:17-11:2
5) Gal 2:19-20
6) Gal 6:14-16
7) Eph 3:14-19
8) Eph 6:10-13, 18
9) Phil 3:8-14
10) Phil 4:4-9
11) 1 Tim 5:3-10
12) Jas 2:14-17
13) 1 Pet 3:1-9
14) 1 Pet 4:7b-11
15) 1 John 3:14-18
16) 1 John 4:7-16
17) 1 John 5:1-5
741:
1) Matt 5:3
2) Matt 5:6
3) Matt 5:8
4) Matt 11:25
5) Matt 11:28
6) John 8:12
7) John 8:31b-32
8) John 13:34
9) John 14:23
10) John 15:4+5b
742:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 5:13-16
3) Matt 11:25-30
4) Matt 13:44-46
5) Matt 16:24-27
6) Matt 18:1-4
7) Matt 19:3-12
8) Matt 25:1-13
9) Matt 25:14-30 or 25:14-23
10) Matt 25:31-46 or 25:31-40
11) Mark 3:31-35
12) Mark 9:34-37
13) Mark 10:13-16
14) Mark 10:17-30
15) Luke 9:57-62
16) Luke 10:38-42
17) Luke 12:32-34
18) Luke 12:35-40
19) Luke 14:25-33
20) John 15:1-8
21) John 15:9-17
22) John 17:20-26

 

II) Ritual Masses

Lect. #: Ritual First Reading Responsorial Psalm Second Reading Alleluia Verse and
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
The Preparation and Baptism of Adults (nos. 743-756):
743: Beginning of the Catechumenate Gen 12:1-4a Ps 33:4-5, 12-13, 18-19, 20+22 x John 1:41+17b John 1:35-42
744: Election (of Those to Be Baptized) If this is done on the first Sunday of Lent, the readings of any series for this Sunday may be used.
If this is done on a weekday and the readings of the day are not appropriate, readings from those assigned to the first Sunday of Lent (nos. 22-24), or other suitable readings, should be selected.
745: First Scrutiny The readings are always taken from the Third Sunday of Lent, series A, with their own chants (no. 28)
746: Second Scrutiny The readings are always taken from the Fourth Sunday of Lent, series A, with their own chants (no. 31)
747: Third Scrutiny The readings are always taken from the Fifth Sunday of Lent, series A, with their own chants (no. 34)
748: Presentation of the Creed Deut 6:1-7 Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11 Rom 10:8-13 or
1 Cor 15:1-8a or 15:1-4
John 3:16 Matt 16:13-18 or
John 12:44-50
749: Presentation of the Lord's Prayer Hos 11:1b, 3-4, 8c-9 Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 or
Ps 103:1-2, 8+10, 11-12, 13+18
Rom 8:14-17, 26-27 or
Gal 4:4-7
Rom 8:15 Luke 11:1-2a + Matt 6:9b-13
750: Rites of Immediate Preparation x x x x Mark 7:31-37
751: Baptism during the Easter Vigil The readings are taken from those assigned to the Easter Vigil (no. 42);
Isaiah 55 (reading 5) and Ezekiel 36 (reading 7) may be chosen in addition to Exodus (reading 3).
752-756: Christian Initiation apart from the Easter Vigil 752: Old Testament Reading
1) Gen 15:1-6, 18a
2) Gen 17:1-8
3) Gen 35:1-4, 6-7a
4) Deut 30:15-20
5) Josh 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b-25a
6) 2 Kgs 5:9-15a
7) Isa 44:1-3
8) Jer 31:31-34
9) Ezek 36:24-28
753: New Testament Reading
1) Acts 2:14a, 36-40a, 41-42
2) Acts 8:26-38
3) Rom 6:3-11 or 6:3-4, 8-11
4) Rom 8:28-32, 35, 37-39
5) 1 Cor 12:12-13
6) Gal 3:26-28
7) Eph 1:3-10, 13-14
8) Eph 4:1-6
9) Col 3:9b-17
10) Tit 3:4-7
11) Heb 10:22-25
12) 1 Pet 2:4-5, 9-10
13) Rev 19:1, 5-9a
754: Responsorial Psalm
1) Ps 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
2) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
3) Ps 27:1, 4, 8b-9abc, 13-14
4) Ps 32:1-2, 5, 11
5) Ps 34:2-3, 6-7, 8-9, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19
6) Ps 42:2-3; Ps 43:3, 4
7) Ps 51:3-4, 8-9, 12-13, 14+17
8) Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9a
9) Ps 66:1-3a, 5-6, 8-9, 16-17
10) Ps 89:3-4, 16-17, 21-22, 25+27
11) Ps 126:1-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6
755:
1) John 3:16
2) John 8:12
3) John 14:6
4) Eph 4:5-6
5) Col 2:12
6) Col 3:1
7) 2 Tim 1:10b
8) 1 Pet 2:9
756:
1) Matt 16:24-27
2) Matt 28:18-20
3) Mark 1:9-11
4) Mark 10:13-16
5) Mark 16:15-16, 19-20
6) Luke 24:44-53
7) John 1:1-5, 9-14, 16-18
8) John 1:29-34
9) John 3:1-6
10) John 3:16-21
11) John 12:44-50
12) John 15:1-11
Lect. #: Ritual Old Testament Readings New Testament Readings Responsorial Psalms Alleluia Verse and
Verse before the Gospel
Gospels
757-761:
Baptism of Children
757:
1) Exod 17:3-7
2) Ezek 36:24-28
3) Ezek 47:1-9, 12
758:
1) Rom 6:3-5
2) Rom 8:28-32
3) 1 Cor 12:12-13
4) Gal 3:26-28
5) Eph 4:1-6
6) 1 Pet 2:4-5, 9-10
759:
1) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
2) Ps 27:1, 4, 8b-9abc, 13-14
3) Ps 34:2-3, 6-7, 8-9, 14-15, 16-17, 18-19
760:
1) John 3:16
2) John 8:12
3) John 14:6
4) Eph 4:5-6
5) 2 Tim 1:10b
6) 1 Pet 2:9
761:
1) Matt 22:35-40
2) Matt 28:18-20
3) Mark 1:9-11
4) Mark 10:13-16
5) Mark 12:28b-34 or 12:28b-31
6) John 3:1-6
7) John 4:5-14
8) John 6:44-47
9) John 7:37b-39a
10) John 9:1-7
11) John 15:1-11
12) John 19:31-35
762: Reception of the Baptized into the Full Communion of the Church Readings may be taken in whole or in part from the Mass of the day of from the Mass for the Unity of Christians (below, nos. 811-815), or from the Mass of Christian initiation (above, nos. 752-756)
763-767:
Confirmation
763:
1) Isa 11:1-4a
2) Isa 42:1-3
3) Isa 61:1-3a, 6a, 8b-9
4) Ezek 36:24-28
5) Joel 2:23a; 3:1-3a [OLM81)
764:
1) Acts 1:3-8
2) Acts 2:1-6, 14, 22b-23, 32-33
3) Acts 8:1, 4, 14-17
4) Acts 10:1, 33-34a, 37-44
5) Acts 19:1b-6a
6) Rom 5:1-2, 5-8
7) Rom 8:14-17
8) Rom 8:26-27
9) 1 Cor 12:4-13
10) Gal 5:16-17, 22-23a, 24-25
11) Eph 1:3a, 4a, 13-19a
12) Eph 4:1-6
765:
1) Ps 22:23-24, 26-27, 28+31-32
2) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5-6
3) Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 9-10a, 11-12
4) Ps 104:1ab+24, 27-28, 30-31, 33-34
5) Ps 117:1, 2
6) Ps 145:2-3, 4-5, 8-9, 10-11, 15-16, 21
766:
1) John 14:16
2) John 15:26b, 27a
3) John 16:13a; 14:26b
4) Rev 1:5a, 6
5) [non-biblical]
6) [non-biblical]
767:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 16:24-27
3) Matt 25:14-30
4) Mark 1:9-11
5) Luke 4:16-22a
6) Luke 8:4-10a, 11b-15
7) Luke 10:21-24
8) John 7:37b-39
9) John 14:15-17
10) John 14:23-26
11) John 15:18-21, 26-27
12) John 16:5-7, 12-13a
768: First Communion of Children Readings from the Mass of the day, or from Mass of Christian initiation (above nos. 752-756) or from votive Mass of Holy Eucharist (below, nos. 904-909).
769-773:
Holy Orders
769:
1) Num 3:5-9
2) Num 11:11b-12, 14-17, 24-25a
3) Isa 61:1-3a
4) Jer 1:4-9
770:
1) Acts 6:1-7a
2) Acts 8:26-40
3) Acts 10:37-43
4) Acts 20:17-18a, 28-32, 36
5) Rom 12:4-8
6) 2 Cor 4:1-2, 5-7
7) 2 Cor 5:14-20
8) Eph 4:1-7, 11-13
9) 1 Tim 3:8-13
10) 1 Tim 4:12-16 or 1 Tim 4:12b-16
11) 2 Tim 1:6-14
12) Heb 5:1-10
13) 1 Pet 4:7b-11
14) 1 Pet 5:1-4
771:
1) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
2) Ps 84:3-4, 5-6a+8a, 11
3) Ps 89:21-22, 25+27
4) Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 10
5) Ps 100:2, 3, 4, 5
6) Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4
7) Ps 116:12-13, 17-18
8) Ps 117:1, 2
772:
1) Matt 28:19-20
2) Luke 4:18-19
3) John 10:14
4) John 15:15b
773:
1) Matt 5:13-16
2) Matt 9:35-38
3) Matt 10:1-5a
4) Matt 20:25-28
5) Luke 10:1-9
6) Luke 12:35-44
7) Luke 22:14-20, 24-30
8) John 10:11-16
9) John 12:24-26
10) John 15:9-17
11) John 17:6, 14-19
12) John 20:19-23
13) John 21:15-17
774-778:
Marriage
774:
1) Gen 1:26-28, 31a
2) Gen 2:18-24
3) Gen 24:48-51, 58-67
4) Tob 9c-10, 11c-15
5) Tob 8:5-7
6) Cant 2:8-10, 14, 16a; 8:6-7a
7) Sir 26:1-4, 13-16
8) Jer 31:31-32a, 33-34a
775:
1) Rom 8:31b-35, 37-39
2) Rom 12:1-2, 9-18 or 12:1-2, 9-13
3) 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20
4) 1 Cor 12:31-13:8a
5) Eph 5:2a, 21-33 or 5:2a, 25-32
6) Col 3:12-17
7) 1 Pet 3:1-9
8) 1 John 3:18-24
9) 1 John 4:7-12
10) Rev 19:1, 5-9a
776:
1) Ps 33:12+18, 20-21, 22
2) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
3) Ps 103:1-2, 8+13, 17-18a
4) Ps 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8, 9
5) Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5
6) Ps 145:8-9, 10+15, 17-18
7) Ps 149:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12ab, 12c-14a
777:
1) 1 John 4:8+11
2) 1 John 4:12
3) 1 John 4:16
4) 1 John 4:7b
778:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 5:13-16
3) Matt 7:21, 24-29 or 7:21, 24-25
4) Matt 19:3-6
5) Matt 22:35-40
6) Mark 10:6-9
7) John 2:1-11
8) John 15:9-12
9) John 15:12-16
10) John 17:20-26 or 17:20-23
779-783:
Blessing of Abbots and Abbesses
779:
1) Prov 2:1-9
2) Prov 4:7-13
780:
1) Acts 2:42-47
2) Eph 4:1-6
3) Col 3:12-17
4) Heb 13:1-2, 7-8, 17-18
5) 1 Pet 5:1-4
781:
1) Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4+6
2) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 10-11, 12-13
3) Ps 92:2-3, 5-6, 13-14, 15-16
782:
1) Matt 23:9a, 10b
2) Col 3:15
783:
1) Matt 23:8-12
2) Luke 12:35-44
3) Luke 22:24-27
784-788:
Consecration of Virgins and Religious Profession
784:
1) Gen 12:1-4a
2) 1 Sam 3:1-10
3) 1 Kgs 19:4-9a, 11-15a
4) 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21
5) Cant 2:8-14
6) Cant 8:6-7
7) Isa 61:9-11
8) Hos 2:16, 21-22
785:
1) Acts 2:42-47
2) Acts 4:32-35
3) Rom 6:3-11
4) Rom 12:1-13
5) 1 Cor 1:22-31
6) 1 Cor 7:25-35
7) Eph 1:3-14
8) Phil 2:1-4
9) Phil 3:8-14
10) Col 3:1-4
11) Col 3:12-17
12) 1 Thes 4:1-3a, 7-12
13) 1 Pet 1:3-9
14) 1 John 4:7-16
15) Rev 3:14b, 20-22
16) Rev 22:12-14, 16-17, 20
786:
1) Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6
2) Ps 27:1, 4, 5, 8b-9abc, 9d+11
3) Ps 33:2-3, 4-5, 11-12, 13-14, 18-19, 20-21
4) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
or 34:10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 17+19
5) Ps 40:2+4ab, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10, 12
6) Ps 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17
7) Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
8) Ps 84:3, 4, 5-6a+8a, 11, 12
9) Ps 100:2, 3, 4, 5
787:
1) Ps 133:1
2) Matt 11:25
3) John 13:34
4) John 15:5
5) 2 Cor 8:9
6) Gal 6:14
7) Phil 3:8-9
788:
1) Matt 11:25-30
2) Matt 16:24-27
3) Matt 19:3-12
4) Matt 19:16-26
5) Matt 25:1-13
6) Mark 3:31-35
7) Mark 10:24b-30
8) Luke 9:57-62
9) Luke 10:38-42
10) Luke 11:27-28
11) John 12:24-26
12) John 15:1-8
13) John 15:9-17
14) John 17:20-26
789-793:
Masses for the Dead
789:
1) Job 19:1, 23-27a
2) Wis 3:1-9 or 3:1-6, 9
3) Wis 4:7-14
4) Isa 25:6a, 7-9
5) Lam 3:17-26
6) Dan 12:1-3
7) 2 Macc 12:43-46
790:
1) Acts 10:34-43 or 10:34-36, 42-43
2) Rom 5:5-11
3) Rom 5:17-21
4) Rom 6:3-9 or 6:3-4, 8-9
5) Rom 8:14-23
6) Rom 8:31b-35, 37-39
7) Rom 14:7-9, 10b-12
8) 1 Cor 15:20-24a, 25-28 or 15:20-23
9) 1 Cor 15:51-57
10) 2 Cor 5:1, 6-10
11) Phil 3:20-21
12) 1 Thess 4:13-18
13) 2 Tim 2:8-13
14) 1 John 3:1-2
15) 1 John 3:14-16
16) Rev 14:13
17) Rev 20:11-21:1
18) Rev 21:1-5a, 6b-7
791:
1) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
2) Ps 25:6+7bc, 17-18, 20-21
3) Ps 27:1, 4, 7+8b+9a, 13-14
4) Ps 42:2, 3, 5bcd; Ps 43:3, 4, 5
5) Ps 63:2-3a, 3bc-4, 5-6, 8-9
6) Ps 103:8+10, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18
7) Ps 115:5, 6; Ps 116:10-11, 15-16ac
8) Ps 122:1-2, 3-4a, 4b-5, 6-7, 8-9
9) Ps 129:1-2, 3-4ab, 4c-6, 7-8
10) Ps 143:1-2, 5-6, 7ab+8ab, 10
792:
1) Matt 11:25
2) Matt 25:34
3) John 3:16
4) John 6:39
5) John 6:40
6) John 11:25a, 26
7) Phil 3:20
8) 2 Tim 2:11-12a
9) Rev 1:5-6
10) Rev 14:13
793:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 11:25-30
3) Matt 25:1-13
4) Matt 25:31-46
5) Mark 15:33-39; 16:1-6 or 15:33-39
6) Luke 7:11-17
7) Luke 12:35-40
8) Luke 23:33, 39-43
9) Luke 23:44-49; 24:1-6a or 23:44-49
10) Luke 24:13-35 or 24:13-16, 28-35
11) John 6:37-40
12) John 6:51-58
13) John 11:17-27 or 11:21-27
14) John 11:32-45
15) John 12:23-28 or 12:23-26
16) John 14:1-6
17) John 17:24-26
794-798:
Burial of Baptized Children
794:
1) Isa 25:6a, 7-9
2) Lam 3:17-26
795:
1) Rom 6:3-4, 8-9
2) Rom 14:7-9
3) 1 Cor 15:20-23
4) Eph 1:3-5
5) 1 Thes 4:13-14, 18
6) Rev 7:9-10, 15-17
7) Rev 21:1a, 3-5a
796:
1) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
2) Ps 25:4bc-5ab, 6+7bc, 20-21
3) Ps 42:2, 3, 5bcd; Ps 43:3, 4, 5
4) Ps 148:1-2, 11-12ab, 12c-14a, 14bcd
797:
1) Matt 11:25
2) John 6:39
3) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
798:
1) Matt 11:25-30
2) John 6:37-40 or 37-39
3) John 6:51-58
4) John 11:32-38, 40
799:
Burial of Non-Baptized Children
1) Isa 25:6a, 7-8a
2) Lam 3:17-26
x Ps 25:4bc-5ab, 6+7bc, 17+20 x Mark 15:33-46

 

III) Masses for Various Occasions

Lect. #: Occasion Old Testament Reading New Testament Reading Responsorial Psalm Alleluia Verse and
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
Section I: For the Church (Nos. 800-830)
800-804:
For the Election of a Pope or Bishop
800:
Isa 61:1-3a
801:
1) Eph 4:11-16
2) Heb 5:1-10
802:
Ps 89:4-5, 21-22, 25+27
803:
John 10:11
804:
1) John 15:9-17
2) John 17:11b, 17-23
805: For Pope or Bishop, including their anniversaries Appropriate texts may be taken from those proposed in the common of pastors, above, nos. 719-724.
806-810:
For Vocations of Priests and Religious
806:
1) Gen 12:1-4a
2) Exod 3:1-6, 9-12
3) 1 Sam 3:1-10
4) 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21
5) Isa 6:6-8
6) Jer 1:4-9
7) Jer 20:7-9
807:
1) 2 Cor 5:14-20
2) Phil 3:8-14
3) Heb 5:1-10
808:
1) Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 11
2) Ps 27:1, 4, 5, 8b-9abc, 9d+11
3) Ps 40:2+4ab, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10, 12
4) Ps 84:3-4, 5-6a+8a, 11
809:
1) Matt 4:19
2) John 15:5
3) John 15:16
4) Phil 3:8-9
810:
1) Matt 9:35-38
2) Mark 10:17-27
3) Mark 10:28-30
4) Luke 5:1-11
5) Luke 9:57-62
6) Luke 14:25-33
7) John 1:35-51 or 1:35-42
8) John 15:9-17
811-815:
For Unity of Christians
811:
1) Deut 30:1-4
2) Ezek 36:24-28
3) Ezek 37:15-19, 21b-22, 26-28
4) Zeph 3:16-20
812:
1) 1 Cor 1:10-13
2) Eph 2:19-22
3) Eph 4:1-6
4) Eph 4:30-5:2
5) Phil 2:1-13
6) Col 3:9b-17
7) 1 Tim 2:5-8
8) 1 John 4:9-15
813:
1) Jer 31:10, 11-12ab, 13-14
2) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
3) Ps 100:2, 3, 4, 5
4) Ps 118:22-23, 25-26, 28
5) Ps 122:1-2, 3-4a, 4b-5, 6-7, 8-9
814:
1) John 17:21
2) Eph 4:5-6a
3) Col 3:15
4) [non-biblical]
5) [non-biblical]
815:
1) Matt 18:19-22
2) Luke 9:49-55
3) John 10:11-16
4) John 11:45-52
5) John 13:1-15
6) John 17:1-11a
7) John 17:11b-19
8) John 17:20-26
816-820:
For the Spread of the Gospel
816:
1) Isa 2:1-5
2) Isa 56:1, 6-7
3) Isa 60:1-6
4) Jon 3:10-4:11
5) Zech 8:20-23
817:
1) Acts 1:3-8
2) Acts 11:19-26
3) Acts 13:46-49
4) Rom 10:9-18
5) Eph 3:2-12
6) 1 Tim 2:1-8
818:
1) Ps 19:2-3, 4-5
2) Ps 67:2-3, 5, 7-8
3) Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8a, 9-10a
4) Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3c-4, 5-6
5) Ps 117:1, 2
819:
1) Matt 28:19-20
2) Mark 16:15
3) John 3:16
820:
1) Matt 28:16-20
2) Mark 16:15-20
3) Luke 24:44-53
4) John 11:45-52
5) John 17:11b, 17-23
821-825:
For Persecuted Christians
821:
1) Est C: 1-4, 8-10
2) 1 Macc 2:49-52, 57-64
3) Isa 41:8-10, 13-14
4) Dan 3:25, 34-43
822:
1) Acts 4:1-5, 18-21
2) Acts 4:23-31
3) Acts 5:27b-32, 40b-42
4) Phil 1:27-30
5) Heb 12:2-13
6) 1 Pet 1:3-9
7) Rev 7:9-10, 14b-17
823:
1) Ps 2:1-3, 4-6, 10-11
2) Ps 27:1, 2, 3, 5
3) Ps 123:1-2a, 2bcd
4) Ps 124:2-3, 4-5, 7b-8
824:
1) Matt 5:10
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Jas 1:12
4) 1 Pet 4:14
825:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 10:17-22
3) Matt 10:26-33
4) John 15:18-21, 26-16:4
5) John 17:11b-19
826-830:
Pastoral or Spiritual Meetings
826:
Deut 30:10-14
827:
Phil 2:1-4
828:
Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
829:
Ps 133:1 [USL70 typo]
830:
1) Matt 18:15-20
2) Mark 6:30-34
3) John 14:23-29
Section II: For Civil Needs (Nos. 831-840)
831-835:
For Peace and Justice
831:
1) Isa 9:1-6
2) Isa 32:15-20
3) Isa 57:15-19
832:
1) Phil 4:6-9
2) Col 3:12-15
3) Jas 3:13-18
833:
1) Ps 72:2, 3-4ab, 7-8, 12-13, 17
2) Ps 85:9ab+10, 11-12, 13-14
3) Ps 122:1-2, 3-4a, 4b-5, 6-7, 8-9
834:
1) Matt 5:9
2) John 14:27
835:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 5:38-48
3) John 14:23-29
4) John 20:19-23
836-840:
In Time of War and Civil Disturbances
836:
1) Gen 4:3-10
2) Mic 4:1-4
3) Zech 9:9-10
837:
1) Gal 5:17-26
2) Eph 4:30-5:2
3) Jas 4:1-10
838:
1) Ps 72:2, 3-4ab, 7-8, 12-13, 17
2) Ps 85:9ab+10, 11-12, 13-14
839:
1) Matt 5:9
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
840:
1) Matt 5:20-24
2) John 15:9-12
Section III: For Various Public Needs (Nos. 841-885)
841-845:
Beginning of the New Year
841:
1) Gen 1:14-18
2) Num 6:22-27
842:
1) 1 Cor 7:29-31
2) Jas 4:13-15
843:
1) Ps 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
2) Ps 49:2-3, 6-7, 8-10, 11, 17-18
3) Ps 90:2, 3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14+16
844:
1) 1 Chron 29:10, 11b
2) [non-biblical]
845:
1) Matt 6:31-34
2) Luke 12:35-40
846-850:
Blessing of Human Labor
846:
1) Gen 1:26-2:3
2) Gen 2:4b-9, 15
847:
1) 2 Thes 3:6-12, 16
848:
1) Ps 90:2, 3-4, 12-13, 14+16
2) Ps 127:1, 2
849:
1) Ps 68:20
2) Matt 11:28
850:
1) Matt 6:31-34
2) Matt 25:14-30
851-855:
For Productive Land
851:
Gen 1:11-12
852:
2 Cor 9:8-11
853:
Ps 104:1-2a, 14-15, 24, 27-28
854:
Ps 126:5
855:
1) Matt 13:1-9
2) Mark 4:26-29
856-860:
After the Harvest
856:
1) Deut 8:7-18
2) Joel 2:21-24, 26-27
857:
1 Tim 6:6-11, 17-19
858:
Ps 67:2-3, 5, 7-8
859:
Ps 126:5
860:
1) Luke 12:15-21
2) Luke 17:11-19
861-865:
For Those Suffering from Famine or Hunger
861:
1) Deut 24:17-22
2) Job 31:16-20, 24-25, 31-32
3) Isa 58:6-11
862:
1) Acts 11:27-30
2) 2 Cor 8:1-5, 9-15
3) 2 Cor 9:6-15
863:
1) Ps 22:23-24, 26-27, 28+31-32
2) Ps 107:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
3) Ps 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8, 9
864:
1) Matt 25:34
2) 2 Cor 8:9
865:
1) Matt 25:31-46
2) Mark 6:34-44
3) Luke 14:12-14
4) Luke 16:19-31
866-870:
For Refugees and Exiles
866:
1) Deut 10:17-19
2) Deut 24:17-22
867:
1) Rom 12:9-16b
2) Heb 11:13-16
3) Heb 13:1-3, 14-16
868:
1) Tob 13: 1-2, 3-4, 6c, 6d, 6e
2) Ps 107:33-34, 35-36, 41-42
3) Ps 121:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
869:
1) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
2) Heb 13:14
870:
1) Matt 2:13-15, 19-23
2) Luke 10:25-37
871-875:
For the Sick
871:
1) 2 Kgs 20:1-6
2) Isa 53:1-5, 10-11
872:
1) Acts 28:7-10
2) 2 Cor 4:10-18
3) 2 Cor 12:7b-10
4) Jas 5:13-16
873:
1) Isa 38:10, 11, 12abcd, 16
2) Ps 102:2-3, 24-25, 19-21
874:
1) Matt 8:17
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Col 1:24b
875:
1) Matt 8:14-17
2) Mark 16:15-20
3) Luke 22:39-43
4) John 15:1-8
876-880:
For Any Need
876:
1) Est C: 2-4, 8-10
2) Lam 3:17-26
3) Dan 3:25, 34-43
877:
1) Rom 8:18-30
2) Rom 8:31b-39
3) Jas 1:2-4, 12
4) Rev 21:1-5a, 6b-7
878:
1) Ps 80:2ac+3b, 5-7
2) Ps 85:2-4, 5-6, 7-8
3) Ps 123:1-2a, 2bcd
879:
1) Ps 33:22
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Jas 1:12
880:
1) Matt 7:7-11
2) Mark 4:35-41
3) Luke 18:1-8
881-885:
In Thanksgiving
881:
1) 1 Kgs 8:55-61
2) Sir 50:22-24
3) Isa 63:7-9
4) Zeph 3:14-15
882:
1) 1 Cor 1:3-9
2) Eph 1:3-14
3) Col 3:12-17
883:
1) 1 Chron 29:10, 11abc, 11d-12a, 12bcd
2) Ps 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
3) Ps 138:1-2a, 2bc-3, 4-5
4) Ps 145:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11
884:
1) Eph 1:3
2) 1 Thess 5:18
3) [non-biblical]
885:
1) Mark 5:18-20
2) Luke 17:11-19
Section IV: For Particular Needs (Nos. 886-895)
886-890:
For Forgiveness of Sins
886:
1) Isa 55:6-9
2) Ezek 18:21-23, 30-32
3) Joel 2:12-18
4) Jon 3:1-10
887:
1) Rom 6:2-4, 12-14
2) 1 John 1:5-2:2
888:
1) Ps 51:3-4, 5-6a, 12-13, 14+17
2) Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12
3) Ps 130:1-2, 3-4ab, 4c-6, 7-8
889:
1) Ezek 33:11
2) Mark 1:15
3) Rev 1:5ab
890:
1) Matt 9:1-8
2) Mark 1:1-8, 14-15
3) Luke 7:36-50
4) Luke 15:1-3, 11-32
5) Luke 24:46-48
891-895:
For a Happy Death
891:
Isa 25:6-10a
892:
Rom 14:7-9, 10b-12
893:
Ps 31:2+6, 8bc-9, 15-16, 17+25
894:
John 13:1
895:
Luke 23:39-46

 

IV) Votive Masses

Lectionary Note: "Reading I for the Easter season is used when a votive Mass is permitted in accord with no. 333 in the general instruction of the Roman Missal."
Lect. #: Votive First Reading Responsorial Psalm Second Reading Alleluia Verse and
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
896: Holy Trinity See Trinity Sunday, nos. 165-167
897-903:
Triumph of the Holy Cross
897: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Exod 12:1-8, 11-14
2) Wis 2:1a, 12-22
3) Isa 50:4-9a
4) Isa 52:13-53:12
5) Zech 12:10-11; 13:6-7

898: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 10:34-43
2) Acts 13:26-33
3) Rev 1:5-8
4) Rev 5:6-12
899:
1) Ps 22:8-9, 17-18a, 19-20, 23-24
2) Ps 31:2+6, 12-13, 15-16, 17+25
3) Ps 55:5-6, 13, 14-15, 17-18, 23
4) Ps 69:8-10, 15-16, 17-19, 20-21, 22+27, 31+33-34
5) Ps 118:5-7, 10-12, 13-15, 16ab-18, 19-21, 22-24
900:
1) 1 Cor 1:18-25
2) Eph 2:13-18
3) Phil 2:6-11
4) Phil 3:8-14
5) Heb 5:7-9
901:
1) Phil 2:8-9
2) [non-biblical]
3) [non-biblical]
902:
1) Mark 8:31-34
2) Mark 12:1-12
3) Luke 24:35-48
4) John 12:31-36a

903 - Reading from the account of Lord's Passion:
1) Mark 14:32-41
2) Matt 26:47-56
3) Mark 14:55-65
4) Mark 15:1-15
5) Mark 15:16-20
6) Matt 27:33-50
7) Luke 23:33-34, 39-46
8) John 19:28-37
9) Mark 15:33-39; 16:1-6
904-909:
Holy Eucharist
904: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Gen 14:18-20
2) Exod 16:2-4, 12-15
3) Exod 24:3-8
4) Deut 8:2-3, 14b-16a
5) 1 Kgs 19:4-8
6) Prov 9:1-6

905: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 2:42-47
2) Acts 10:34a, 37-43
906:
1) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
2) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11
3) Ps 78:3+4bc, 23-24, 25+54
4) Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4
5) Ps 116:12-13, 15+16bc, 17-18
6) Ps 145:10-11, 15-16, 17-18
7) Ps 148:12-13, 14-15, 19-20
907:
1) 1 Cor 10:16-17
2) 1 Cor 11:23-26
3) Heb 9:11-15
908:
1) John 6:51-52
2) John 6:57
3) John 6:58
909:
1) Mark 14:12-16, 22-26
2) Luke 9:11b-17
3) Luke 24:13-35
4) John 6:1-15
5) John 6:24-35
6) John 6:41-51a
7) John 6:51-58
8) John 21:1-14
910-915:
Sacred Heart [of Jesus]
910: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Exod 34:4b-6, 8-9
2) Deut 7:6-11
3) Deut 10:12-22
4) Isa 49:13-15
5) Jer 31:1-4
6) Ezek 34:11-16
7) Hos 11:1, 3-4, 8c-9

911: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Rev 3:14b, 20-22
2) Rev 5:6-12
912:
1) Isa 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6
2) Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
3) Ps 25:4bc-5ab, 6+7bc, 8-9, 10+14
4) Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 20-21
5) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 17-18, 19+23
6) Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8+10
913:
1) Rom 5:5-11
2) Eph 1:3-10
3) Eph 3:8-12
4) Eph 3:14-19
5) Phil 1:8-11
6) 1 John 4:7-16
914:
1) Matt 11:25
2) Matt 11:28
3) Matt 11:29ab
4) John 10:14
5) John 15:9
6) 1 John 4:10b
915:
1) Matt 11:25-30
2) Luke 15:1-10
3) Luke 15:1-3, 11-32
4) John 10:11-18
5) John 15:1-8
6) John 15:9-17
7) John 17:20-26
8) John 19:31-37
916-921:
Precious Blood [of Jesus]
916: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Exod 12:21-27
2) Exod 24:3-8

917: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Rev 1:5-8
2) Rev 7:9-14
918:
1) Ps 40:2+4ab, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10
2) Ps 116:12-13, 15+16bc, 17-18
919:
1) Heb 9:11-15
2) Heb 12:18-19, 22-24
3) 1 Pet 1:17-21
4) 1 John 5:4-8
920:
1) Rev 1:5ab
2) Rev 5:9
921:
1) Mark 14:12-16, 22-26
2) Mark 15:16-20
3) Luke 22:39-44
4) John 19:31-37
922-927:
Holy Name[ of Jesus]
922: Reading I outside Easter Season
1) Exod 3:13-15
2) Sir 51:8-12

923: Reading I during Easter Season
1) Acts 3:1-10
2) Acts 4:8-12
3) Acts 5:27b-32, 40b-42
924:
1) Isa 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6
2) Ps 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
925:
1) 1 Cor 1:1-3
2) Phil 2:6-11
3) Col 3:12-17
926:
1) Ps 96:2
2) Dan 3:52cd
927:
1) Matt 1:18-25
2) Luke 2:16-21
3) John 14:6-14
928: Holy Spirit The readings for Pentecost may be used, above nos. 63-64, or those for Confirmation, above nos. 763-767.
929: All or One of the Apostles The readings for the feast of Sts. Simon and Jude are used, above no. 666.

 

Additional Notes:


Other Sections of the Lectionary for Mass, 1970 USA edition:

Readings for Sundays and Major Feast Days (Cycles A, B, C)

Readings for the Weekdays of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter

Readings for Weekdays in the Season of the Year (Ordinary Time)

Readings for the Propers of the Saints

Responsorial Psalms and Alleluia Verses

 

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