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Wednesday 23 May 2018    (other days)
Wednesday of week 7 in Ordinary Time

Readings at Mass

Liturgical Colour: Green.


First readingJames 4:13-17 ©
You cannot know what will happen tomorrow
Here is the answer for those of you who talk like this: ‘Today or tomorrow, we are off to this or that town; we are going to spend a year there, trading, and make some money.’
  You never know what will happen tomorrow: you are no more than a mist that is here for a little while and then disappears. The most you should ever say is: ‘If it is the Lord’s will, we shall still be alive to do this or that.’ But how proud and sure of yourselves you are now! Pride of this kind is always wicked. Everyone who knows what is the right thing to do and doesn’t do it commits a sin.

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 48(49):2-3,6-11

Gospel AcclamationJn14:16
Alleluia, alleluia!
I am the way, the truth, and the life, says the Lord;
no one comes to the Father except through me.
Alleluia!

GospelMark 9:38-40 ©
You must not stop anyone from working miracles in my name
John said to Jesus, ‘Master, we saw a man who is not one of us casting out devils in your name; and because he was not one of us we tried to stop him.’ But Jesus said, ‘You must not stop him: no one who works a miracle in my name is likely to speak evil of me. Anyone who is not against us is for us.’

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