Thursday 7 November 2019 (other days)
Thursday of week 31 in Ordinary Time
Come, let us adore the Lord, for he is our God.
Year: C(I). Psalm week: 3. Liturgical Colour: Green.
|Other saints: St Willibrord (658 - 739)|
About the author of the Second Reading in today's Office of Readings:
|Second Reading: St Cyril of Jerusalem (315 - 386)|
|Liturgical colour: green|
|Mid-morning reading (Terce)||Wisdom 19:22 ©|
Lord, in every way you have made your people great and glorious. You have never disdained them, but stood by them always and everywhere.
|Noon reading (Sext)||Deuteronomy 4:7 ©|
What great nation is there that has its gods so near as the Lord our God is to us whenever we call to him?
|Afternoon reading (None)||Esther 10:3 ©|
The single nation, mine, is Israel, those who cried out to God and were saved. Yes, the Lord has saved his people, the Lord has delivered us from all these evils, God has worked such signs and great wonders as have never happened among the nations.
Scripture readings taken from The Jerusalem Bible, published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. For on-line information about other Random House, Inc. books and authors, see the Internet web site at http://www.randomhouse.com.
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