Thursday 31 May 2018 (other days)
The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Today we are celebrating the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: come, let us sing to the Lord.
Year: B(II). Psalm week: 4. Liturgical Colour: White.
About the author of the Second Reading in today's Office of Readings:
|Second Reading: St Bede the Venerable (673 - 735)|
|Liturgical colour: white|
|Mid-morning reading (Terce)||Judith 13:18-19 ©|
May you be blessed, my daughter, by God Most High,
beyond all women on earth;
and may the Lord God be blessed,
the Creator of heaven and earth,
by whose guidance you cut off the head
of the leader of our enemies.
The trust you have shown
shall not pass from the memories of men,
but shall ever remind them
of the power of God.
|Noon reading (Sext)||Tobit 12:6 ©|
Bless God, utter his praise before all the living for all the favours he has given you. Bless and extol his name. Proclaim before all men the deeds of God as they deserve, and never tire of giving him thanks.
|Afternoon reading (None)||Wisdom 7:27-28 ©|
Wisdom makes all things new. In each generation she passes into holy souls, she makes them friends of God and prophets; for God loves only the man who lives with Wisdom.
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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