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Wednesday 28 October 2020    (other days)
Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles 
Feast

Readings at Mass

Liturgical Colour: Red.


First reading
Ephesians 2:19-22 ©

In Christ you are no longer aliens, but citizens like us

You are no longer aliens or foreign visitors: you are citizens like all the saints, and part of God’s household. You are part of a building that has the apostles and prophets for its foundations, and Christ Jesus himself for its main cornerstone. As every structure is aligned on him, all grow into one holy temple in the Lord; and you too, in him, are being built into a house where God lives, in the Spirit.

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 18(19):2-5 ©
Their message goes out through all the earth.
The heavens proclaim the glory of God,
  and the firmament shows forth the work of his hands.
Day unto day takes up the story
  and night unto night makes known the message.
Their message goes out through all the earth.
No speech, no word, no voice is heard
  yet their span extends through all the earth,
  their words to the utmost bounds of the world.
Their message goes out through all the earth.

Gospel Acclamationcf.Te Deum
Alleluia, alleluia!
You are God: we praise you. You are the Lord: we acclaim you;
the glorious company of apostles praise you.
Alleluia!

GospelLuke 6:12-16 ©

Jesus chooses his twelve apostles

Jesus went out into the hills to pray; and he spent the whole night in prayer to God. When day came he summoned his disciples and picked out twelve of them; he called them ‘apostles’: Simon whom he called Peter, and his brother Andrew; James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Simon called the Zealot, Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot who became a traitor.

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