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The Lectionary for Mass: 1970 USA Edition

Readings for the "Proper of the Saints"

To make this information more manageable and easier to read, it has been split into two tables and additional notes below:

Note in the Lectionary for Mass, prefaced to the beginning of this section:
"On celebrations in honor of the saints, in addition to the texts referred to in individual cases, the readings given in the common of saints may always be selected for pastoral reasons."

Lect.# Date Saint or Feast Day Type Common [or PROPER] First Reading Gospel
x Jan. 1 Octave of Christmas: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Solemnity (see the proper of seasons, no. 18) . .
510 Jan. 2 Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors Mem. Common of pastors or doctors . .
511 Jan. 7 Raymond of Penyafort, priest . Common of pastors esp. 2 Cor 5:14-20 .
512 Jan. 13 Hilary, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors or 1 John 2:18-25 .
513 Jan. 17 Anthony, abbot Mem. Common of saints (for religious) . or Matt 19:16-26
514 Jan. 20 Fabian, pope and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors (for a pope) . .
515 Jan. 20 Sebastian, martyr . Common of martyrs . .
516 Jan. 21 Agnes, virgin and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or virgins . .
517 Jan. 22 Vincent, deacon and martyr . Common of martyrs . .
518 Jan. 24 Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors . .
519 Jan. 25 Conversion of Paul, apostle Feast PROPER (see second table) . .
520 Jan. 26 Timothy and Titus, bishops Mem. Common of pastors, except proper first reading: 2 Tim 1:1-8 or Titus 1:1-5 .
521 Jan. 27 Angela Merici, virgin . Common of virgins or saints (for teachers) . .
522 Jan. 28 Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor Mem. Common of doctors or pastors . .
523 Jan. 31 John Bosco, priest Mem. Common of pastors or saints (for teachers) . .
524 Feb. 2 Presentation of the Lord Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
525 Feb. 3 Blase, bishop and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors . .
526 Feb. 3 Ansgar, bishop . Common of pastors (for missionaries) . .
527 Feb. 5 Agatha, virgin and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or virgins . .
528 Feb. 6 Paul Miki and companions, martyrs Mem. Common of martyrs or Gal 2:19-20 or Matt 28:16-20
529 Feb. 8 Jerome Emiliani . Common of saints (for teachers) . .
530 Feb. 10 Scholastica, virgin Mem. Common of virgins or saints (for religious) . .
531 Feb. 11 Our Lady of Lourdes . Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary or Isa 66:10-14c .
532 Feb. 14 Cyril, monk, and Methodius, bishop Mem. Common of pastors (for missionaries) or saints . .
533 Feb. 17 Seven Founders of the Order of Servites . Common of saints (for religious) . .
534 Feb. 21 Peter Damian, bishop and doctor . Common of doctors or pastors or saints (for religious) . .
535 Feb. 22 Chair of Peter, apostle Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
536 Feb. 23 Polycarp, bishop and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or pastors or Rev 2:8-11 .
537 March 4 Casimir . Common of saints . .
538 March 7 Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs Mem. Common of martyrs . .
539 March 8 John of God, religious . Common of saints (for religious; for those who work for the disadvantaged) . esp. Matt 25:31-46
540 March 9 Frances of Rome, religious . Common of saints . .
541 March 17 Patrick, bishop . Common of pastors (for missionaries) . .
542 March 18 Cyril of Jerusalem, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
543 March 19 Joseph, husband of Mary Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
544 March 23 Turibius de Mongrovejo, bishop . Common of pastors . .
545 March 25 The Annunciation of our Lord Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
546 April 2 Francis of Paola, hermit . Common of saints (for religious) . .
547 April 4 Isidore, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
548 April 5 Vincent Ferrer, priest . Common of pastors (for missionaries) . .
549 April 7 John Baptist de la Salle, priest Mem. Common of pastors or saints (for teachers) . .
550 April 11 Stanislaus, bishop and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors . .
551 April 13 Martin I, pope and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors (for a pope) . .
552 April 21 Anselm, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
553 April 23 George, martyr . Common of martyrs . .
554 April 24 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors . .
555 April 25 Mark, evangelist *Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
556 April 28 Peter Chanel, priest and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors (for missionaries) . .
557 April 29 Catherine of Siena, virgin [OLM81] Mem. Common of virgins or 1 John 1:5-2:2 .
558 April 30 Pius V, pope . Common of pastors (for a pope) . .
559 May 1 Joseph the Worker . PROPER [see second table] . .
560 May 2 Athanasius, bishop and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors or 1 John 5:1-5 or Matt 10:22-25a
561 May 3 Philip and James, apostles Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
562 May 12 Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs . Common of martyrs . .
563 May 12 Pancras, martyr . Common of martyrs . .
564 May 14 Matthias, apostle Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
565 May 18 John I, pope and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors (for a pope) . .
566 May 20 Bernardine of Siena, priest . Common of pastors (for missionaries) or Acts 4:8-12 .
567 May 25 Venerable Bede, priest and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
568 May 25 Gregory VII, pope . Common of pastors (for a pope) . .
569 May 25 Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin . Common of virgins or saints (for religious) . .
570 May 26 Philip Neri, priest Mem. Common of pastors or saints (for religious) . .
571 May 27 Augustine of Canterbury, bishop . Common of pastors (for missionaries) . .
572 May 31 Visitation Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
573 [variable] Saturday following the Second Sunday after Pentecost: Immaculate Heart of Mary . Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary, except proper Gospel: . Luke 2:41-51
574 June 1 Justin, martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or 1 Cor 1:18-25 .
575 June 2 Marcellinus and Peter, martyrs . Common of martyrs . .
576 June 3 Charles Lwanga and companions, martyrs Mem. Common of martyrs . .
577 June 5 Boniface, bishop and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or pastors (for missionaries) . .
578 June 6 Norbert, bishop . Common of pastors or saints (for religious) . .
579 June 9 Ephrem, deacon and doctor . Common of doctors . .
580 June 11 Barnabas, apostle Mem. PROPER [see second table] . .
581 June 13 Anthony of Padua, priest and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors or saints (for religious) . .
582 June 19 Romuald, abbot . Common of saints (for religious) . .
583 June 21 Aloysius Gonzaga, religious Mem. Common of saints (for religious) . .
584 June 22 Paulinus of Nola, bishop . Common of pastors or 2 Cor 8:9-15 .
585 June 22 John Fisher, bishop and martyr, and Thomas More, martyr . Common of martyrs . .
586 June 24 Birth of John the Baptist, Vigil Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
587 June 24 Birth of John the Baptist, Mass during the day Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
588 June 27 Cyril of Alexandria, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
589 June 28 Irenaeus, bishop and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or doctors or 2 Tim 2:22b-26 .
590 June 29 Peter and Paul, apostles, Vigil Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
591 June 29 Peter and Paul, apostles, Mass during the day Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
592 June 30 First Martyrs of the Church of Rome . Common of martyrs esp. Rom 8:31b-39 or Matt 24:4-13
593 July 3 Thomas, apostle Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
594 July 4 Elizabeth of Portugal . Common of saints (for those who work for the disadvantaged) . .
595 July 5 Anthony Zaccaria, priest . Common of pastors or saints (for teachers and for religious) . .
596 July 6 Maria Goretti, virgin and martyr . Common of martyrs or virgins or 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20 .
597 July 11 Benedict, abbot Mem. Common of saints (for religious) or Prov 2:1-9 .
598 July 13 Henry . Common of saints . .
599 July 14 Camillus de Lellis, priest . Common of saints (for those who work for the disadvantaged) . .
600 July 15 Bonaventure, bishop and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors . .
601 July 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel . Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary . .
602 July 21 Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
603 July 22 Mary Magdalene Mem. PROPER [see second table] . .
604 July 23 Bridget, religious . Common of saints (for religious) . .
605 July 25 James, apostle *Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
606 July 26 Joachim and Ann, parents of Mary Mem. PROPER [see second table] . .
607 July 29 Martha Mem. Common of saints, except proper Gospel: . John 11:19-27 or Luke 10:38-42
608 July 30 Peter Chrysologus, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
609 July 31 Ignatius of Loyola, priest Mem. Common of pastors or saints (for religious) or 1 Cor 10:31-11:1 .
610 Aug. 1 Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors or Rom 8:1-4 .
611 Aug. 2 Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop . Common of pastors . .
612 Aug. 4 John Vianney, priest Mem. Common of pastors esp. Ezek 3:17-21 or Matt 9:35-10:1
613 Aug. 5 Dedication of Saint Mary Major . Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary . .
*614 Aug. 6 Transfiguration Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
*615 *Aug. 7 Sixtus II, pope and martyr, and companions, martyrs . Common of martyrs . .
*616 *Aug. 7 Cajetan, priest . Common of pastors or saints (for religious) . .
*617 *Aug. 8 Dominic, priest Mem. Common of pastors (for missionaries) or saints (for religious) . .
618 Aug. 10 Lawrence, deacon and martyr Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
619 Aug. 11 Clare, virgin Mem. Common of saints (for religious) . .
620 Aug. 13 Pontian, pope and martyr, and Hippolytus, priest and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors . .
621 Aug. 15 Assumption, Vigil Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
622 Aug. 15 Assumption, Mass during the day Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
623 Aug. 16 Stephen of Hungary . Common of saints . .
624 Aug. 19 John Eudes, priest . Common of pastors or saints esp. Eph 3:14-19 .
625 Aug. 20 Bernard, abbot and doctor Mem. Common of doctors or saints (for religious) . .
626 Aug. 21 Pius X, pope Mem. Common of pastors (for a pope) esp. 1 Thess 2:2b-8 .
627 Aug. 22 Queenship of Mary Mem. Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary esp. Isa 9:1-6 and Luke 1:39-47 [OLM81]
628 Aug. 23 Rose of Lima, virgin . Common of virgins or saints (for religious) . .
629 Aug. 24 Bartholomew, apostle Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
630 Aug. 25 Louis . Common of saints . .
631 Aug. 25 Joseph Calasanz, priest . Common of pastors or saints (for teachers) . .
632 Aug. 27 Monica Mem. Common of saints esp. Sir 26:1-4, 13-16 or Luke 7:11-17
633 Aug. 28 Augustine, bishop and doctor Mem. PROPER (see next columns) or Common of pastors or doctors 1 John 4:7-16 Matt 23:8-12
634 Aug. 29 Beheading of John the Baptist, martyr Mem. PROPER [see second table] . .
635 Sept. 3 Gregory the Great, pope and doctor Mem. Common of pastors (for a pope) or doctors . .
636 Sept. 8 Birth of Mary Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
637 Sept. 13 John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors . .
638 Sept. 14 Triumph of the Cross Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
639 Sept. 15 Our Lady of Sorrows Mem. PROPER [see second table] . .
640 Sept. 16 Cornelius, pope and martyr, and Cyprian, bishop and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or pastors . .
641 Sept. 17 Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
642 Sept. 19 Januarius, bishop and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors . .
643 Sept. 21 Matthew, apostle and evangelist Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
644 Sept. 26 Cosmas and Damian, martyrs . Common of martyrs . .
645 Sept. 27 Vincent de Paul, priest Mem. Common of pastors (for missionaries) or saints (for those who work for the disadvantaged) esp. 1 Cor 1:26-31 .
646 Sept. 28 Wenceslaus, martyr . Common of martyrs . .
647 Sept. 29 Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
648 Sept. 30 Jerome, priest and doctor Mem. Common of doctors or pastors or 2 Tim 3:14-17 .
649 Oct. 1 Theresa of the Child Jesus, virgin Mem. Common of virgins or saints (for religious) or Isa 66:10-14c Matt 18:1-4 [OLM81]
650 Oct. 2 Guardian Angels Mem. PROPER [see second table] . .
651 Oct. 4 Francis of Assisi Mem. PROPER (see next columns) or Common of saints (for religious) Gal 6:14-18 Matt 11:25-30 [USL70 typo]
652 Oct. 6 Bruno, priest . Common of pastors or saints (for religious) . .
653 Oct. 7 Our Lady of the Rosary Mem. Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary . esp. Luke 1:26-38
654 Oct. 9 Denis, bishop and martyr, and companions, martyrs . Common of martyrs . .
655 Oct. 9 John Leonardi, priest . Common of pastors or saints (for those who work for the disadvantaged) . .
656 Oct. 14 Callistus I, pope and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors (for a pope) . .
657 Oct. 15 Theresa of Avila, virgin [OLM81] Mem. Common of virgins or saints (for religious) or Rom 8:22-27 .
658 Oct. 16 Hedwig, religious . Common of saints (for religious) . .
659 Oct. 16 Margaret Mary Alacoque, virgin . Common of virgins or saints (for religious) esp. Eph 3:14-19 .
660 Oct. 17 Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr Mem. PROPER (see next columns) or Common of martyrs or pastors Phil 3:17-4:1 John 12:24-26
661 Oct. 18 Luke, evangelist Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
662 Oct. 19 Isaac Jogues, priest and martyr, and companions, martyrs [OLM81] . Common of martyrs or pastors (for missionaries) . .
663 Oct. 19 Paul of the Cross, priest . Common of pastors or saints (for religious) esp. 1 Cor 1:18-25 .
664 Oct. 23 John of Capistrano, priest . Common of pastors (for missionaries) . .
665 Oct. 24 Anthony Claret, bishop . Common of pastors (for missionaries) . .
666 Oct. 28 Simon and Jude, apostles Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
667 Nov. 1 All Saints Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
668 Nov. 2 All Souls *Solemnity (See the readings in the Masses for the dead, below, nos. 789-793) . .
669 Nov. 3 Martin de Porres, religious . Common of saints (for religious) . .
670 Nov. 4 Charles Borromeo, bishop Mem. Common of pastors . .
671 Nov. 9 Dedication of Saint John Lateran Feast Common of the dedication of a church . .
672 Nov. 10 Leo the Great, pope and doctor Mem. Common of pastors (for a pope) or doctors . .
673 Nov. 11 Martin of Tours, bishop Mem. Common of pastors or saints (for religious) . or Matt 25:31-40
674 Nov. 12 Josaphat, bishop and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or pastors . .
675 Nov. 15 Albert the Great, bishop and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
676 Nov. 16 Margaret of Scotland . Common of saints (for those who work for the disadvantaged) . .
677 Nov. 16 Gertrude, virgin . Common of virgins or saints (for religious) esp. Eph 3:14-19 .
678 Nov. 17 Elizabeth of Hungary, religious Mem. Common of saints (for those who work for the disadvantaged, or for religious) . .
679 Nov. 18 Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, apostles . PROPER [see second table] . .
680 Nov. 21 Presentation of Mary Mem. Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary . .
681 Nov. 22 Cecilia, virgin and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or virgins . .
682 Nov. 23 Clement I, pope and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors (for a pope) . .
683 Nov. 23 Columban, abbot . Common of pastors (for missionaries) or saints (for religious) . .
684 Nov. 30 Andrew, apostle Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
685 Dec. 3 Francis Xavier, priest Mem. Common of pastors (for missionaries) esp. 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23 and Mark 16:15-20
686 Dec. 4 John Damascene, priest and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors esp. 2 Tim 1:13-14; 2:1-3 .
687 Dec. 6 Nicholas, bishop . Common of pastors . .
688 Dec. 7 Ambrose, bishop and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors . .
689 Dec. 8 Immaculate Conception Solemnity PROPER [see second table] . .
690 Dec. 11 Damasus I, pope . Common of pastors (for a pope} . .
691 Dec. 12 Jane Frances de Chantal, religious . Common of saints (for religious) . .
692 Dec. 13 Lucy, virgin and martyr Mem. Common of martyrs or virgins . .
693 Dec. 14 John of the Cross, priest and doctor Mem. Common of pastors or doctors esp. 1 Cor 2:1-10a .
694 Dec. 21 Peter Canisius, priest and doctor . Common of pastors or doctors . .
695 Dec. 23 John of Kanty, priest . Common of pastors (for those who work for the disadvantaged) . .
696 Dec. 26 Stephen, first martyr *Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
697 Dec. 27 John, apostle and evangelist *Feast PROPER [see second table] . .
698 Dec. 28 Holy Innocents, martyrs *Feast PROPER . .
699 Dec. 29 Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr . Common of martyrs or pastors . .
700 Dec. 31 Sylvester I, pope . Common of pastors (for a pope) . .
Lect.# Date Saint or Feast Day Type Common [or PROPER] First Reading Gospel

 

Solemnities, Feasts, Memorials, and Optional Memorials with PROPER Readings:

Lect.# Day Saint or Feast Day Type First Reading Responsorial Second Reading Alleluia Verse Gospel
519 Jan. 25 Conversion of Paul, apostle Feast Acts 22:3-16
or
Acts 9:1-22 [OLM81]
Ps 117:1, 2 x John 15:16 Mark 16:15-18
524 Feb. 2 Presentation of the Lord Feast Mal 3:1-4 Ps 24:7, 8, 9, 10 [OLM81] Heb 2:14-18 Luke 2:32 Luke 2:22-40
or
Luke 2:22-32
535 Feb. 22 Chair of Peter, apostle Feast 1 Pet 5:1-4 Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 x Matt 16:18 Matt 16:13-19
543 March 19 Joseph, Husband of Mary Solemnity 2 Sam 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 27+29 Rom 4:13, 16-18, 22 Ps 84:5 [USL70 typo] Matt 1:16, 18-21, 24a
or
Luke 2:41-51a
545 March 25 The Annunciation of our Lord Solemnity Isa 7:10-14 [OLM81] Ps 40:7-8a, 8b-9, 10, 11 Heb 10:4-10 John 1:14ab Luke 1:26-38
555 April 25 Mark, evangelist *Feast 1 Pet 5:5b-14 Ps 89:2-3, 6-7, 16-17 x 1 Cor 1:23-24 Mark 16:15-20
559 May 1 Joseph the Worker Opt. Mem. Gen 1:26-2:3
or
Col 3:14-15, 17, 23-24
Ps 90:2, 3-4, 12-13, 14+16 x Ps 68:20 [USL70 typo] Matt 13:54-58
561 May 3 Philip and James, apostles Feast 1 Cor 15:1-8 Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 x John 14:6b+9c John 14:6-14
564 May 14 Matthias, apostle Feast Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 Ps 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 x John 15:16 John 15:9-17 [OLM81]
572 May 31 Visitation Feast Zeph 3:14-18a [OLM81]
or Rom 12:9-16b
Isa 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6 x Luke 1:45 Luke 1:39-56
580 June 11 Barnabas, apostle Mem. Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3 Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3c-4, 5-6 x (non-biblical verse) Matt 10:7-13
586 June 24 Birth of John the Baptist, Vigil Solemnity Jer 1:4-10 Ps 71:1-2, 3-4a, 5-6ab, 15ab+17 1 Pet 1:8-12 John 1:7; Luke 1:17 Luke 1:5-17
587 June 24 Birth of John the Baptist, Mass during the day Solemnity Isa 49:1-6 Ps 139:1-3, 13-14ab, 14c-15 Acts 13:22-26 Luke 1:76 Luke 1:57-66, 80
590 June 29 Peter and Paul, apostles, Vigil Solemnity Acts 3:1-10 Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 Gal 1:11-20 John 21:17d John 21:15-19
591 June 29 Peter and Paul, apostles, Mass during the day Solemnity Acts 12:1-11 Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 [OLM81] 2 Tim 4:6-8, 17-18 Matt 16:18 Matt 16:13-19
593 July 3 Thomas, apostle Feast Eph 2:19-22 Ps 117:1, 2 x John 20:29 John 20:24-29
603 July 22 Mary Magdalene Mem. Cant 3:1-4a
or
2 Cor 5:14-17
Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 x (non-biblical verse) John 20:1-2, 11-18
605 July 25 James, apostle *Feast 2 Cor 4:7-15 Ps 126:1-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6 x John 15:16 Matt 20:20-28
606 July 26 Joachim and Ann, parents of Mary Mem. Sir 44:1, 10-15 Ps 132:11, 13-14, 17-18 x cf. Luke 2:25c Matt 13:16-17
614 Aug. 6 Transfiguration Feast Dan 7:9-10, 13-14 Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 9 2 Pet 1:16-19 Matt 17:5c A) Matt 17:1-9
B) Mark 9:2-10
C) Luke 9:28b-36
618 Aug. 10 Lawrence, deacon and martyr Feast 2 Cor 9:6-10 Ps 112:1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9 x John 8:12bc John 12:24-26
621 Aug. 15 Assumption, Vigil Solemnity 1 Chr 15:3-4, 15-16; 16:1-2 Ps 132:6-7, 9-10, 13-14 1 Cor 15:54b-57 Luke 11:28 Luke 11:27-28
622 Aug. 15 Assumption, Mass during the day Solemnity Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab Ps 45:10bc, 11, 12ab, 16 1 Cor 15:20-26 [OLM81] (non-biblical verse) Luke 1:39-56
629 Aug. 24 Bartholomew, apostle Feast Rev 21:9b-14 Ps 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 17-18 x John 1:49b John 1:45-51
634 Aug. 29 Beheading of John the Baptist, martyr Mem. Jer 1:17-19 Ps 71:1-2, 3-4a, 5-6ab, 15ab+17 x Matt 5:10 Mark 6:17-29
636 Sept. 8 Birth of Mary Feast Micah 5:1-4a;
or
Rom 8:28-30
Ps 13:6ab, 6cd x (non-biblical verse) Matt 1:1-16, 18-23
or
Matt 1:18-23
638 Sept. 14 Triumph of the Cross Feast Num 21:4b-9 Ps 78:1-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38 Phil 2:6-11 (non-biblical verse) John 3:13-17
639 Sept. 15 Our Lady of Sorrows Mem. Heb 5:7-9 Ps 31:2-3a, 3bc-4, 5-6, 15-16, 20 (optional Sequence) (non-biblical verse) John 19:25-27
or
Luke 2:33-35
643 Sept. 21 Matthew, apostle and evangelist Feast Eph 4:1-7, 11-13 Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 x (non-biblical verse) Matt 9:9-13
647 Sept. 29 Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels Feast Dan 7:9-10, 13-14;
or
Rev 12:7-12a
Ps 138:1-2a, 2bc-3, 4-5 x Ps 103:21 John 1:47-51
650 Oct. 2 Guardian Angels Mem. Exod 23:20-23 Ps 91:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 10-11 x Ps 103:21 Matt 18:1-5, 10
661 Oct. 18 Luke, evangelist Feast 2 Tim 4:9-17b [OLM81] Ps 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 17-18 x John 15:16 Luke 10:1-9
666 Oct. 28 Simon and Jude, apostles Feast Eph 2:19-22 Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 x (non-biblical verse) Luke 6:12-16 [OLM81]
667 Nov. 1 All Saints Solemnity Rev 7:2-4, 9-14 Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 1 John 3:1-3 Matt 11:28 Matt 5:1-12a
679 Nov. 18 Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, apostles Opt. Mem. Acts 28:11-16, 30-31 Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3c-4, 5-6 x (non-biblical verse) Matt 14:22-23
684 Nov. 30 Andrew, apostle Feast Rom 10:9-18 Ps 19:2-3, 4-5 x Matt 4:19 Matt 4:18-22
689 Dec. 8 Immaculate Conception Solemnity Gen 3:9-15, 20 Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3bc-4 Eph 1:3-6, 11-12 Luke 1:28 Luke 1:26-38
696 Dec. 26 Stephen, first martyr *Feast Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59 Ps 31:3cd-4, 6ab+7b+8a, 17+21ab [OLM81] x Ps 118:26a+27a Matt 10:17-22
697 Dec. 27 John, apostle and evangelist *Feast 1 John 1:1-4 Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12 x (non-biblical verse) John 20:2-8
698 Dec. 28 Holy Innocents, martyrs *Feast 1 John 1:5-2:2 Ps 124:2-3, 4-5, 7b-8 x (non-biblical verse) Matt 2:13-18
Lect.# Day Saint or Feast Day Type First Reading Responsorial Second Reading Alleluia Verse Gospel

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 Other Masses (Commons, Rituals, Votives, Various Occasions)

Responsorial Psalms and Alleluia Verses

 

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