Monday, September 23, 2019

Catholic Daily Readings for 2nd October 2019, Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels, Wednesday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time Year C – Daily Homily

October 2 2019: Today’s Mass Readings and Gospel – Audio – Lectionary: 457/650

1st Reading – Nehemiah 2:1-8

1 In the month Nisan of the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when the wine was in my charge, I took some and offered it to the king. As I had never before been sad in his presence,

2 the king asked me, “Why do you look sad? If you are not sick, you must be sad at heart.” Though I was seized with great fear,

3 I answered the king: “May the king live forever! How could I not look sad
when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins, and its gates have been eaten out by fire?”

4 The king asked me, “What is it, then, that you wish?” I prayed to the God of heaven

5 and then answered the king: “If it please the king, and if your servant is deserving of your favor, send me to Judah, to the city of my ancestors’ graves, to rebuild it.”

6 Then the king, and the queen seated beside him, asked me how long my journey would take and when I would return. I set a date that was acceptable to him, and the king agreed that I might go.

7 I asked the king further: “If it please the king, let letters be given to me for the governors of West-of-Euphrates, that they may afford me safe-conduct until I arrive in Judah;

8 also a letter for Asaph, the keeper of the royal park, that he may give me wood for timbering the gates of the temple-citadel and for the city wall and the house that I shall occupy.” The king granted my requests, for the favoring hand of my God was upon me.

Responsorial Psalm – Psalms 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6

R. (6ab) Let my tongue be silenced if I ever forget you!

1 By the streams of Babylon
we sat and wept
when we remembered Zion.
2 On the aspens of that land
we hung up our harps.
R. Let my tongue be silenced if I ever forget you!

3 Though there our captors asked of us
the lyrics of our songs,
And our despoilers urged us to be joyous:
“Sing for us the songs of Zion!”
R. Let my tongue be silenced if I ever forget you!

4 How could we sing a song of the LORD
in a foreign land?
5 If I forget you, Jerusalem,
may my right hand be forgotten!
R. Let my tongue be silenced if I ever forget you!

6 May my tongue cleave to my palate
if I remember you not,
If I place not Jerusalem
ahead of my joy.
R. Let my tongue be silenced if I ever forget you!

Alleluia – Psalms 103:21

R. Alleluia, alleluia.
103 Bless the LORD, all you angels,
you ministers, who do his will.
R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel – Matthew 18:1-5, 10

1 The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?”

2 He called a child over, placed it in their midst,

3 and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the Kingdom of heaven.

4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.

5 And whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me.

10 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father.”

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I am a Commissioned Liturgy Minister and also a Lector at Assumption of Mary Catholic Church. Am also a Commissioned Catholic Men Association (CMA), Member and a Lover of the Catholic Church and its teachings. My passion is disseminating the Catholic Daily Readings and Reflections, Bible Verse of the Day, Catholic Quote of the Day and Catholic Saint of the Day Information every day to all Catholic Faithfuls throughout the world.