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The Lectionary for Mass – Second Typical Edition (USA, 2002) – Volume 4

Masses for Various Needs and Occasions

Section I: For the Holy Church (Nos. 827-881)

Lectionary Nos.:
Need or Occasion
Readings from the OT Readings from the NT Responsorial Psalm Alleluia Verse /
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
827-831:
1. For the Church
827:
1) Isa 56:1, 6-7
2) Isa 60:1-6
3) Ezek 34:11-16
4) Hos 2:16b, 17b, 21-22
5) Zeph 3:14-18a
 
828:
1) Acts 2:42-47
2) 1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17
3) 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13
4) Eph 1:3-14
5) Eph 2:19-22
6) 1 Pet 2:4-9
7) Rev 7:2-4, 9-14
8) Rev 21:1-5a
9) Rev 21:9b-14
829:
1) Ps 19:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
2) Ps 25:4-5ab, 6-7, 10, 14
3) Ps 27:1, 2, 3, 5
4) Ps 67:2-3, 5, 7-8
5) Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8a, 9-10a
6) Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3c-4, 5-6
7) Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4
8) Ps 117:1, 2
9) Ps 123:1, 2
830:
1) Ps 133:1
2) Matt 16:18
3) Matt 28:19a, 20b
4) John 10:11
5) John 10:14
6) John 15:4a, 5b
831:
1) Matt 16:13-19
2) Matt 18:15-20
3) Matt 28:16-20
4) John 15:1-8
5) John 17:11b, 17-23
6) John 21:15-17
832:
2. For the Pope or a Bishop,
especially on their anniversaries
Appropriate texts may be taken from those proposed in the common of pastors, above, nos. 719-724.
833-837:
3. For the Election of
the Pope or a Bishop
833:
Isa 61:1-3a
834:
1) Eph 4:11-16
2) Heb 5:1-10
835:
Ps 89:4-5, 21-22, 25+27
836:
John 10:11
837:
1) John 15:9-17
2) John 17:11b, 17-23
838-842:
4. For a Council or Synod
or a Spiritual or Pastoral Meeting
838:
Deut 30:10-14
839:
Phil 2:1-4
840:
Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
841:
1) Ps 133:1
2) John 16:13a; 14:26d
842:
1) Matt 18:15-20
2) Mark 6:30-34
3) John 14:23-29
843-847:
5. For Priests
843:
1) Isa 61:1-3a
2) Jer 1:4-9
844:
1) 1 Cor 11:23-26
2) 2 Cor 4:1-2, 5-7
3) 2 Cor 5:14-20
4) Eph 4:1-7, 11-13
5) Col 1:24-29
6) 1 Thess 2:2b-8
845:
1) Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 11
2) Ps 19:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
3) Ps 27:1, 4, 5, 8-9b, 9c-11
4) Ps 84:3, 4, 5, 6a+8a, 11
5) Ps 110:1, 2, 3, 4
846:
1) Matt 28:19a, 20b
2) John 10:14
3) John 12:26
4) John 15:9
5) Cf. John 15:16
847:
1) Matt 20:20-28
2) Matt 28:16-20
3) Luke 10:1-9
4) Luke 22:24-30
5) John 10:11-16
6) John 15:9-17
7) John 21:15-17
848-851:
6. For Ministers of the Church
x 848:
1) 1 Cor 9:16-19
2) 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13
3) Eph 4:1-7, 11-13
4) Col 1:24-29
5) 2 Tim 4:1-5
849:
1) Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11
2) Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11
3) Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8a, 10
850:
1) Matt 20:20-28
2) Mark 16:15-20
3) Luke 10:1-9
851:
1) Matt 20:20-28
2) Mark 16:15-20
3) Luke 10:1-9
852-856:
7. For Religious
852:
1) 1 Kings 19:4-9a, 11-15a
2) Cant 8:6-7
3) Isa 61:9-11
4) Hos 2:16, 21-22
853:
1) Acts 2:42-47
2) 1 Cor 1:22-31
3) 1 Cor 7:25-35
4) Phil 2:1-4
5) 1 Petr 1:3-9
6) Rev 3:14b, 20-22
854:
1) Ps 19:9, 10, 11
2) Ps 27:1, 2, 3, 5
3) Ps 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17
4) Ps 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9
5) Ps 123:1-2a, 2bcd
6) Ps 148:1-2, 11-13ab, 13c-14
855:
1) Matt 5:6
2) Cf. Matt 11:25
3) John 8:31-32
4) John 14:23
5) John 15:9b, 5b
856:
1) Matt 11:25-30
2) Matt 16:24-27
3) Matt 19:3-12
4) Mark 3:31-35
5) Luke 10:38-42
6) John 15:1-8
857-861:
8. For Vocations to Holy Orders
or Religious Life
857:
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 6:1, 6-8
6) Jer 1:4-9
7) Jer 20:7-9
858:
1) 2 Cor 5:14-20
2) Phil 3:8-14
3) Heb 5:1-10
859:
1) Ps 16:1-2a+5, 7-8, 11
2) Ps 27:1, 4, 5, 8b-9ab, 9cd+11
3) Ps 40:2+4ab, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10, 12
4) Ps 84:3-4, 6+8a, 11
860:
1) Mark 1:17
2) John 15:5
3) John 15:16
4) Phil 3:8-9
861:
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
862-866:
9. For the Laity
862:
1) Ezek 36:24-28
2) Joel 3:1a-5
863:
1) Acts 2:1-11
2) Rom 6:2-4, 12-14
3) Rom 8:31b-39
4) Rom 12:1-13
5) 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13
6) Eph 1:3-14
7) Eph 4:1-6
8) 1 Petr 2:4-10
864:
1) Ps 85:2-4
2) Ps 100:2, 3, 4, 5
3) Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12
4) Ps 113:1-3, 4-6, 7-8
865:
1) Matt 5:9
2) John 8:12
3) John 15:4a, 5b
4) Cf. John 15:16
5) James 1:12
6) Non-Biblical
866:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 16:24-27
3) Matt 25:14-30
4) Mark 3:31-35
5) Mark 4:1-9
6) John 15:1-8
7) John 15:18-21
867-871:
10. For the Unity of Christians
867:
1) Deut 30:1-4
2) Ezek 36:24-28
3) Ezek 37:15-19, 21b-22, 26-28
4) Zeph 3:16-20
868:
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
869:
1) Jer 31:10, 11-12ab, 13-14
2) Ps 23:1-3, 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
870:
1) John 17:21
2) Eph 4:5-6a
3) Col 3:15
4) [non-biblical]
5) [non-biblical]
871:
1) Matt 18:19-22
2) Luke 9:49-56
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
872-876:
11. For the Evangelization of Peoples
872:
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
873:
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
874:
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
875:
1) Matt 28:19a-20b
2) Mark 16:15
3) John 3:16
876:
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
877-881:
12. For Persecuted Christians
877:
1) Esth 4:17b-17e, 17i-17l
2) 1 Macc 2:49-52, 57-64
3) Isa 41:8-10, 13-14
4) Dan 3:25, 34-43
878:
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
879:
1) Ps 2:1-3, 4-6, 10-11
2) Ps 27:1, 2, 3, 5
3) Ps 123:1, 2
4) Ps 124:2-3, 4-5, 7b-8
880:
1) Matt 5:10
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Jas 1:12
4) 1 Pet 4:14
881:
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

Section II: For Public Needs (Nos. 831-840)

Lectionary Nos.:
Need or Occasion
Readings from the OT Readings from the NT Responsorial Psalm Alleluia Verse /
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
882-886:
13. For the Country or a City
or For Those Who Serve in Public Office
or For the Congress
or For the President
or For the Progress of Peoples
882:
1) Gen 1:26—2:3
2) Gen 2:4b-9, 15
3) Gen 4:3-10
4) Num 6:22-27
5) 1 Kings 3:11-14
6) Esth 4:17b-17e, 17i-17l
7) Job 31:16-20, 24-25, 31-32
8) Isa 32:15-18
9) Isa 58:6-11
10) Ezek 3:16-21
883:
1) Acts 11:27-30
2) Rom 8:18-30
3) 2 Cor 8:1-5, 9-15
4) 2 Cor 9:6-15
5) Gal 5:17-26
6) Eph 4:30—5:2
7) Col 3:9b-17
8) 1 Tim 6:6-11, 17-19
9) Jas 3:13-18
10) Jas 4:1-10
884:
1) Ps 8:4-5, 6-7a, 7b-9
2) Ps 80:2ac+3b, 5-7
3) Ps 85:9ab-10, 11-12, 13-14
4) Ps 100:2, 3, 4-5
5) Ps 107:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
6) Ps 112:1-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7bc-8, 9
7) Ps 122:1-2, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
8) Ps 123:1-2a, 2bcd
9) Ps 127:1, 2
885:
1) 1 Chr 29:10b, 11b
2) Ps 126:5
3) Matt 5:9
4) Matt 25:34
5) Luke 21:36
6) John 8:12
7) John 12:26
8) John 13:34
9) 2 Cor 8:9
886:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 5:20-24
3) Matt 5:38-48
4) Matt 22:15-21
5) Matt 25:14-30
6) Matt 25:31-46
7) Luke 12:15-21
8) Luke 12:35-40
9) Luke 14:12-14
10) Luke 16:19-31
11) Luke 22:24-30
12) John 15:9-12
887-891:
14. For Peace and Justice
887:
1) Isa 9:1-3, 5-6
2) Isa 32:15-18
3) Isa 57:15-19
888:
1) Phil 4:6-9
2) Col 3:12-15
3) Jas 3:13-18
889:
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
890:
1) Matt 5:9
2) John 14:27
891:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Matt 5:38-48
3) John 14:23-29
4) John 20:19-23
892-896:
15. For Reconciliation
892:
1) Isa 55:1-3, 6-9
2) Jer 31:31-34
3) Amos 5:4, 14-15, 21-24
893:
1) Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
2) 2 Cor 5:17—6:2
3) 1 John 2:1-5
894:
1) Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15
2) Ps 130:1-2, 3-4ab, 4c-6, 7-8
895:
1) Ezek 33:11
2) Matt 5:9
3) Mark 1:15
896:
1) Matt 5:1-12a
2) Luke 3:17-18
3) Luke 15:1-3, 11-32
897-901:
16. In Time of War or Civil Disturbance
897:
1) Gen 4:3-10
2) Mic 4:1-4
3) Zech 9:9-10
898:
1) Gal 5:17-26
2) Eph 4:30—5:2
3) Jas 4:1-10
899:
1) Ps 72:2, 3-4ab, 7-8, 12-13, 17
2) Ps 85:9ab+10, 11-12, 13-14
900:
1) Matt 5:9
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) John 13: 34
901:
1) Matt 5:20-24
2) John 15:9-12

 
Section III: In Various Public Circumstances (Nos. 841-885)

Lectionary Nos.:
Occasion or Circumstance
Readings from the OT Readings from the NT Responsorial Psalm Alleluia Verse /
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
902-906:
17. For the Beginning of the Civil Year
902:
1) Gen 1:14-18
2) Num 6:22-27
903:
1) 1 Cor 7:29-31
2) Jas 4:13-15
904:
1) Ps 8:4-5, 6-7a, 7b-9
2) Ps 49:2-3, 6-7, 8-10, 11, 17-18
3) Ps 90:2, 3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 15+16
905:
1) 1 Chron 29:10b, 11b
2) [non-biblical]
906:
1) Matt 6:31-34
2) Luke 12:35-40
907-911:
18. For the Blessing of Human Labor
907:
1) Gen 1:26—2:3
2) Gen 2:4b-9, 15
908:
1) 1 Thess 4:1b-2, 9-12
2) 2 Thess 3:6-12, 16
909:
1) Ps 90:2, 3-4, 12-13, 14+16
2) Ps 127:1, 2
910:
1) Ps 68:20
2) Matt 11:28
911:
1) Matt 6:31-34
2) Matt 25:14-30
912-916:
19. For Productive Land
912:
1) Gen 1:11-12
2) Isa 55:6-13
913:
1) 2 Cor 9:8-11
2) James 5:7-8, 16c-18
914:
1) Ps 65:10, 11-12, 13-14
2) Ps 104:1-2a, 14-15, 24, 27-28
3) Ps 107:35-36, 37-38, 41-42
915:
1) Ps 85:13
2) Ps 126:5
916:
1) Matt 13:1-9
2) Mark 4:26-29
917-921:
20. After the Harvest
917:
1) Deut 8:7-18
2) Joel 2:21-24, 26-27
918:
1) 1 Cor 3:6-10
2) 1 Tim 6:6-11, 17-19
919:
1) Ps 67:2-3, 5, 7-8
2) Ps 126:2b-3, 4-5, 6-7
920:
Ps 126:5
921:
1) Luke 12:15-21
2) Luke 17:11-19
922-926:
21. In Time of Famine,
or For Those Who Suffer from Famine
922:
1) Deut 24:17-22
2) Job 31:16-20, 24-25, 31-32
3) Isa 58:6-11
923:
1) Acts 11:27-30
2) 2 Cor 8:1-5, 9-15
3) 2 Cor 9:6-15
924:
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
925:
1) Matt 25:34
2) 2 Cor 8:9
926:
1) Matt 25:31-46
2) Mark 6:34-44
3) Luke 14:12-14
4) Luke 16:19-31
927-931:
22. For Refugees and Exiles
927:
1) Deut 10:17-19
2) Deut 24:17-22
928:
1) Rom 12:9-16b
2) Heb 11:13-16
3) Heb 13:1-3, 14-16
929:
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
930:
1) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
2) Heb 13:14
931:
1) Matt 2:13-15, 19-23
2) Matt 25:31-46
3) Luke 10:25-37
932:
23. For Those Held Captive
x x x x 932:
1) Matt 25:31-46
933-937:
24. For the Sick
933:
1) 2 Kgs 20:1-6
2) Isa 53:1-5, 10-11
934:
1) Acts 28:7-10
2) 2 Cor 4:10-18
3) 2 Cor 12:7b-10
4) Jas 5:13-16
935:
1) Isa 38:10, 11, 12abcd, 16
2) Ps 102:2-3, 24-25, 19-21
936:
1) Matt 8:17
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Col 1:24b
937:
1) Matt 8:14-17
2) Mark 16:15-20
3) Luke 22:39-43 [a?]
4) John 15:1-8
938-942:
25. In Time of Earthquake,
or For Rain,
or For Good Weather,
or To Avert Storms,
or For Any Need
938:
1) Esth 4:17b-17e, 17i-17l
2) Lam 3:17-26
3) Dan 3:25, 34-43
939:
1) Rom 8:18-30
2) Rom 8:31b-39
3) Jas 1:2-4, 12
4) Rev 21:1-5a, 6b-7
940:
1) Ps 80:2ac+3b, 5-7
2) Ps 85:2-4, 5-6, 7-8
3) Ps 123:1-2a, 2bcd
941:
1) Ps 33:22
2) 2 Cor 1:3b-4a
3) Jas 1:12
942:
1) Matt 7:7-11
2) Mark 4:35-41
3) Luke 18:1-8
943-947:
26. In Thanksgiving to God
943:
1) 1 Kgs 8:55-61
2) Sir 50:22-24
3) Isa 63:7-9
4) Zeph 3:14-15
944:
1) 1 Cor 1:3-9
2) Eph 1:3-14
3) Col 3:12-17
945:
1) 1 Chron 29:10bc, 11, 12
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
946:
1) Ps 65:16
2) Ps 137:1bc
3) Cf. Matt 11:25
4) Luke 1:49
5) John 15:11
6) Eph 1:3
7) 1 Thess 5:18
8) [non-biblical]
947:
1) Matt 7:7-11
2) Matt 11:25-30
3) Mark 5:18-20
4) Luke 1:39-55
5) Luke 10:17-24
6) Luke 17:11-19
7) John 15:9-17
8) John 16:20-22

 
Section IV: For Various Needs (Nos. 948-967)

Lectionary Nos.:
Occasion or Need
Readings from the OT Readings from the NT Responsorial Psalm Alleluia Verse /
Verse before the Gospel
Gospel
948-952:
27. For the Remission of Sins
948:
1) Isa 55:6-9
2) Ezek 18:21-23, 30-32
3) Joel 2:12-18
4) Jon 3:1-10
949:
1) Rom 6:2-14
2) 1 John 1:5—2:2
950:
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, 3-4, 5-6a, 6b-7, 8
951:
1) Ezek 33:11
2) Mark 1:15
3) Rev 1:5ab
952:
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
953-956:
28. For the Promotion of Charity,
or To Foster Harmony,
or For Family and Friends
x 953:
1) Rom 12:3-13
2) 1 Cor 12:31—13:13
3) 1 John 3:14-18
954:
1) Ps 85:7-8, 9, 11-12
2) Ps 100:2, 3, 4, 5
x 956:
1) Matt 18:15-20
2) John 15:12-17
957:
29. For the Family
Readings from the Mass of the Feast of the Holy Family, no. 17, or from the Mass for Family and Friends, nos. 953-56, may be used.
958-962:
30. For our Oppressors
958:
1) 1 Sam 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23
2) Isa 50:4-9a
959:
1) Acts 7:55-60
2) Col 3:12-15
960:
1) Ps 86:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 14, 17
2) Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 8-9, 11-12
961:
1) Matt 5:9
2) John 13:34
962:
1) Matt 5:38-48
2) Luke 6:27-38
963-967:
31. For the Grace of a Happy Death
963:
Isa 25:6-10a
964:
Rom 14:7-9, 10c-12
965:
Ps 31:2+6, 8bc-9, 15-16, 17+25
966:
1) Matt 24:42a, 44
2) Luke 21:36
3) John 13:1
4) Rev 2:10c
967:
1) Matt 25:1-13
2) Luke 12:25-40
3) Luke 21:34-36
4) Luke 23:39-46

 


Contents of Volume 4:
Commons | Rituals | Various Needs & Occasions | Votive Masses | Masses for the Dead

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