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Readings of the day: Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
Friday, 30 October 2020

Readings for the Day
Philippians 1:1-11

  • 1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philip'pi, with the bishops and deacons:
  • 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,
  • 4 always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,
  • 5 thankful for your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.
  • 6 And I am sure that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
  • 7 It is right for me to feel thus about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel.
  • 8 For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.
  • 9 And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,
  • 10 so that you may approve what is excellent, and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,
  • 11 filled with the fruits of righteousness which come through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Responsorial Psalm
Psalms 111:1-6

Response: How great are the works of the Lord! or Alleluia! Alleluia! 

  • 1 Praise the LORD. I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation.
  • 2 Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who have pleasure in them. R
  • 3 Full of honor and majesty is his work, and his righteousness endures for ever.
  • 4 He has caused his wonderful works to be remembered; the LORD is gracious and merciful. R
  • 5 He provides food for those who fear him; he is ever mindful of his covenant.
  • 6 He has shown his people the power of his works, in giving them the heritage of the nations. R

Gospel for the Day
Luke 14:1-6

  • 1 One sabbath when he went to dine at the house of a ruler who belonged to the Pharisees, they were watching him.
  • 2 And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy.
  • 3 And Jesus spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath, or not?"
  • 4 But they were silent. Then he took him and healed him, and let him go.
  • 5 And he said to them, "Which of you, having a son or an ox that has fallen into a well, will not immediately pull him out on a sabbath day?"
  • 6 And they could not reply to this.
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