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Readings of the day: Monday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time
Monday, 23 November 2020

Reading for the Day
Revelation 14:1-5

  • 1 Then I looked, and lo, on Mount Zion stood the Lamb, and with him a hundred and forty-four thousand who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.
  • 2 And I heard a voice from heaven like the sound of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder; the voice I heard was like the sound of harpers playing on their harps,
  • 3 and they sing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and before the elders. No one could learn that song except the hundred and forty-four thousand who had been redeemed from the earth.
  • 4 It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are chaste; it is these who follow the Lamb wherever he goes; these have been redeemed from mankind as first fruits for God and the Lamb,
  • 5 and in their mouth no lie was found, for they are spotless.

Responsorial Psalm
Psalms 24:1-6

Response: Lord, this is the people that longs to see your face.

  • 1 The earth is the LORD's and the fulness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein;
  • 2 for he has founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the rivers. R
  • 3 Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD? And who shall stand in his holy place?
  • 4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false, and does not swear deceitfully. R
  • 5 He will receive blessing from the LORD, and vindication from the God of his salvation.
  • 6 Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek the face of the God of Jacob. R

Gospel for the Day
Luke 21:1-4

  • 1 He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury;
  • 2 and he saw a poor widow put in two copper coins.
  • 3 And he said, "Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them;
  • 4 for they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all the living that she had."
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