Liturgical Calendar: 2018

In this section the readings of the sundays and feastdays of the litugical year are referred to the corresponding parts of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Readings for the Christmas Season

1th Sunday of Advent (Dec 2, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
2. reading: 1 Cor 1:3-9
Gospel: Mk 13:33-37

Immaculate Conception (Dec 8, 2017)

1. reading: Gen 3:9-15, 20
2. reading: Eph 1:3-6, 11-12
Gospel: Lk 1:26-38

2nd Sunday of Advent (Dec 9, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 40:1-5, 9-11
2. reading: 2 Pt 3:8-14
Gospel: Mk 1:1-8

3d Sunday of Advent (Dec 16, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 61:1-2a, 10-11
2. reading: 1 Thess 5:16-24
Gospel: Jn 1:6-8, 19-28

4th Sunday of Advent (Dec 23, 2017)

1. reading: 2 Sam 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
2. reading: Rom 16:25-27
Gospel: Lk 1:26-38

Christmas Vigil Mass (Dec 24, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 62:1-5
2. reading: Acts 13:16-17, 22-25
Gospel: Mt 1:1-25 or 1:18-25

Christmas Day (Dec 25, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 52:7-10
2. reading: Heb 1:1-6
Gospel: Jn 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14

Christmas at Dawn (Dec 25, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 62:11-12
2. reading: Titus 3:4-7
Gospel: Lk 2:15-20

Christmas at Midnight (Dec 25, 2017)

1. reading: Isa 9:1-6
2. reading: Titus 2:11-14
Gospel: Lk 2:1-14

Holy Family (Dec 30, 2017)

1. reading: Gen 15:1-6; 21:1-3
2. reading: Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19
Gospel: Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22, 39-40

The Solemnity of Mary (Jan 1, 2018)

1. reading: Num 6:22-27
2. reading: Gal 4:4-7
Gospel: Lk 2:16-21

Epiphany (Jan 6, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 60:1-6
2. reading: Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6
Gospel: Mt 2:1-12

2nd Sunday after Christmas (Jan 7, 2018)

1. reading: Sir 24:1-4, 12-16
2. reading: Eph 1:3-6, 15-18
Gospel: Jn 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14

Baptism of the Lord (Jan 14, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 55:1-11
2. reading: 1 Jn 5:1-9
Gospel: Mk 1:7-11

Readings for Easter Season

1st Sunday of Lent (Feb 18, 2018)

1. reading: Gen 9:8-15
2. reading: 1 Pet 3:18-22
Gospel: Mk 1:12-15

2nd Sunday of Lent (Feb 25, 2018)

1. reading: Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18
2. reading: Rom 8:31b-34
Gospel: Mk 9:2-10

3d Sunday of Lent (Mar 4, 2018)

1. reading: Ex 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17
2. reading: 1 Cor 1:22-25
Gospel: Jn 2:13-25

4th Sunday of Lent (Mar 11, 2018)

1. reading: 2 Chr 36:14-16, 19-23
2. reading: Eph 2:4-10
Gospel: Jn 3:14-21

5th Sunday of Lent (Mar 18, 2018)

1. reading: Jer 31:31-34
2. reading: Heb 5:7-9
Gospel: Jn 12:20-33

St Joseph (Mar 19, 2018)

1. reading: 2 Sam 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16
2. reading: Rom 4:13, 16-18, 22
Gospel: Mt 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Lk 2:41-51a

Palm Procession (Mar 25, 2018)

Gospel: Mk 11:1-10 or Jn 12:12-16

Palm Sunday Mass (Mar 25, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 50:4-7
2. reading: Phil 2:6-11
Gospel: Mk 14:1-15:47 or 15:1-39

Chrism Mass (Mar 29, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 61:1-3ab, 6a, 8b-9
2. reading: Rev 1:5-8
Gospel: Lk 4:16-21

Holy Thursday - Evening Mass (Mar 29, 2018)

1. reading: Ex 12:1-8, 11-14
2. reading: 1 Cor 11:23-26
Gospel: Jn 13:1-15

Good Friday (Mar 30, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 52:13-53:12
2. reading: Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Gospel: Jn 18:1-19:42

Easter Vigil (Mar 31, 2018)

1. reading:
   1) Gen 1:1-2:2 or 1, 26-31a
   2) Gen 22:1-18 or 1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18
   3) Ex 14:15-15:1
   4) Isa 54:5-14
   5) Isa 55:1-11
   6) Bar 3:9-15, 32-4:4
   7) Ezek 36:16-17a, 18-28
2. reading: Rom 6:3-11
Gospel: Mk 16:1-7

Easter Sunday (Apr 1, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 10:34a, 37-43
2. reading: Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8
Gospel: Jn 20:1-9 or Lk 24:13-35 (for afternoon Masses)

Monday (Apr 2, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 2:14, 22-32
Gospel: Mt 28:8-15

Tuesday (Apr 3, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 2:36-41
Gospel: Jn 20:11-18

Wednesday (Apr 4, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 3:1-10
Gospel: Lk 24:13-35

Thursday (Apr 5, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 3:11-26
Gospel: Lk 24:35-48

Friday (Apr 6, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 4:1-12
Gospel: Jn 21:1-14

Saturday (Apr 7, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 4:13-21
Gospel: Mk 16:9-15

2nd Sunday of Easter (Apr 8, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 4:32-35
2. reading: 1 Jn 5:1-6
Gospel: Jn 20:19-31

Annunciation (Apr 9, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 7:10-14; 8:10
2. reading: Heb 10:4-10
Gospel: Lk 1:26-38

3rd Sunday of Easter (Apr 15, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
2. reading: 1 Jn 2:1-5a
Gospel: Lk 24:35-48

4th Sunday of Easter (Apr 22, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 4:8-12
2. reading: 1 Jn 3:1-2
Gospel: Jn 10:11-18

5th Sunday of Easter (Apr 29, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 9:26-31
2. reading: 1 Jn 3:18-24
Gospel: Jn 15:1-8

6th Sunday of Easter (May 6, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48
2. reading: 1 Jn 4:7-10
Gospel: Jn 15:9-17

Ascension (May 10, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 1:1-11
2. reading: Eph 1:17-23
Gospel: Mark 16:15-20

7th Sunday of Easter (May 13, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 1:15-17, 20-26
2. reading: 1 Jn 4:11-16
Gospel: Jn 17:11-19

Pentecost (May 20, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 2:1-11
2. reading: 1 Cor 12:3-7, 12-13
Gospel: John 20:19-23

Pentecost Vigil (May 20, 2018)

1. reading: Gen 11:1-9 or Exod 19:3-8, 16-20 or Ezek 37:1-4 or Joel 3:1-5
2. reading: Rom 8:22-27
Gospel: John 7:37-39

Readings during Ordinary Time

2nd Sunday (Jan 21, 2018)

1. reading: 1 Sam 3:3b-10, 19
2. reading: 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20
Gospel: Jn 1:35-42

3d Sunday (Jan 28, 2018)

1. reading: Jon 3:1-5, 10
2. reading: 1 Cor 7:29-31
Gospel: Mk 1:14-20

Candle Mass (Feb 2, 2018)

1. reading: Mal 3:1-4
2. reading: Heb 2:14-18
Gospel: Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22-32

4th Sunday (Feb 4, 2018)

1. reading: Deut 18:15-20
2. reading: 1 Cor 7:32-35
Gospel: Mk 1:21-28

5th Sunday (Feb 11, 2018)

1. reading: Job 7:1-4, 6-7
2. reading: 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23
Gospel: Mk 1:29-39

Trinity Sunday (May 27, 2018)

1. reading: Deut 4:32-34, 39-40
2. reading: Rom 8:14-17
Gospel: Mt 28:16-20

Corpus Christi (Jun 1, 2018)

1. reading: Ex 24:3-8
2. reading: Heb 9:11-15
Gospel: Mk 14:12-16, 22-26

Sacred Heart (Jun 8, 2018)

1. reading: Hos 11:1, 3-4, 8c-9
2. reading: Eph 3:8-12, 14-19
Gospel: Jn 19:31-37

10th Sunday (Jun 10, 2018)

1. reading: Gen 3:9-15
2. reading: 2 Cor 4:13-5:1
Gospel: Mk 3:20-35

11th Sunday (Jun 17, 2018)

1. reading: Ezek 17:22-24
2. reading: 2 Cor 5:6-10
Gospel: Mk 4:26-34

Nativity of St John - the Baptist Vigil (Jun 23, 2018)

1. reading: Jer 1:4-10
2. reading: 1 Pet 1:8-12
Gospel: Lk 1:5-17

12th Sunday (Jun 24, 2018)

1. reading: Job 38:1, 8-11
2. reading: 2 Cor 5:14-17
Gospel: Mk 4:35-41

Nativity of St John - the Baptist (Jun 24, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 49:1-6
2. reading: Acts 13:22-26
Gospel: Lk 1:57-66, 80

SS. Peter and Paul Vigil (Jun 28, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 3:1-10
2. reading: Gal 1:11-20
Gospel: Jn 21:15-19

SS. Peter and Paul (Jun 29, 2018)

1. reading: Acts 12:1-11
2. reading: 2 Tim 4:6-8, 17-18
Gospel: Mt 16:13-19

13th Sunday (Jul 1, 2018)

1. reading: Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24
2. reading: 2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15
Gospel: Mk 5:21-43

14th Sunday (Jul 8, 2018)

1. reading: Ezek 2:2-5
2. reading: 2 Cor 12:7-10
Gospel: Mk 6:1-6

15th Sunday (Jul 15, 2018)

1. reading: Am 7:12-15
2. reading: Eph 1:3-14 or 1:3-10
Gospel: Mk 6:7-13

16th Sunday (Jul 22, 2018)

1. reading: Jer 23:1-6
2. reading: Eph 2:13-18
Gospel: Mk 6:30-34

17th Sunday (Jul 29, 2018)

1. reading: 2 Kgs 4:42-44
2. reading: Eph 4:1-6
Gospel: Jn 6:1-15

18th Sunday (Aug 5, 2018)

1. reading: Ex 16:2-4, 12-15
2. reading: Eph 4:17, 20-24
Gospel: Jn 6:24-35

Transfiguration (Aug 6, 2018)

1. reading: Dan 7:9-10, 13-14
2. reading: 2 Pt 1:16-19
Gospel: Mk 9:2-10

19th Sunday (Aug 12, 2018)

1. reading: 1 Kgs 19:4-8
2. reading: Eph 4:30-5:2
Gospel: Jn 6:41-51

Assumption (Aug 15, 2018)

1. reading: Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a; 10ab
2. reading: 1 Cor 15:20-27
Gospel: Lk 1:39-56

20th Sunday (Aug 19, 2018)

1. reading: Prov 9:1-6
2. reading: Eph 5:15-20
Gospel: Jn 6:51-58

21st Sunday (Aug 26, 2018)

1. reading: Josh 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b
2. reading: Eph 5:21-32 or 5:2a, 25-32
Gospel: Jn 6:60-69

22d Sunday (Sep 2, 2018)

1. reading: Deut 4:1-2, 6-8
2. reading: Jas 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27
Gospel: Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

23d Sunday (Sep 9, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 35:4-7a
2. reading: Jas 2:1-5
Gospel: Mk 7:31-37

Exaltation of the Cross (Sep 14, 2018)

1. reading: Num 21:4b-9
2. reading: Phil 2:6-11
Gospel: Jn 3:13-17

24th Sunday (Sep 16, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 50:4-9a
2. reading: Jas 2:14-18
Gospel: Mk 8:27-35

25th Sunday (Sep 23, 2018)

1. reading: Wis 2:12, 17-20
2. reading: Jas 3:16-4:3
Gospel: Mk 9:30-37

26th Sunday (Sep 30, 2018)

1. reading: Num 11:25-29
2. reading: Jas 5:1-6
Gospel: Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48

27th Sunday (Oct 7, 2018)

1. reading: Gen 2:18-24
2. reading: Heb 2:9-11
Gospel: Mk 10:2-16 or 10:2-12

28th Sunday (Oct 14, 2018)

1. reading: Wis 7:7-11
2. reading: Heb 4:12-13
Gospel: Mk 10:17-30 or 10:17-27

29th Sunday (Oct 21, 2018)

1. reading: Isa 53:10-11
2. reading: Heb 4:14-16
Gospel: Mk 10:35-45 or 10:42-45

30th Sunday (Oct 28, 2018)

1. reading: Jer 31:7-9
2. reading: Heb 5:1-6
Gospel: Mk 10:46-52

All Saints (Nov 1, 2018)

1. reading: Rev 7:2-4,9-14
2. reading: 1 Jn 3:1-3
Gospel: Mt 5:1-12a

All Souls (Nov 2, 2018)

1. reading: Wis 3:1-9 or Wis 4:7-15 or Isa 25:6-9
2. reading: Rom 5:5-11 or Rom 5:17-21 or Rom 6:3-9 or Rom 8:14-23 or Rom 8:31b-35, 37-39 or Rom 14:7-9, 10c-12 or 1 Cor 15:20-28 or 1 Cor 15:51-57 or 2 Cor 4:14-5:1 or 2 Cor 5:1, 6-10 or Phil 3:20-21 or 1 Thess 4:13-18 or 2 Tim 2:8-13
Gospel: Mt 5:1-12a or Mt 11:25-30 or Mt 25:31-46 or Lk 7:11-17 or Lk 23:44-46, 50, 52-53; 24:1-6a or Lk 24:13-16, 28-35 or Jn 5:24-29 or Jn 6:37-40 or Jn 6:51-59 or Jn 11:17-27 or Jn 11:32-45 or Jn 14:1-6

31th Sunday (Nov 4, 2018)

1. reading: Deut 6:2-6
2. reading: Heb 7:23-28
Gospel: Mk 12:28b-34

St John in Lateran (Nov 9, 2018)

1. reading: Ezek 47:1-2, 8-9, 12
2. reading: 1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17
Gospel: Jn 2:13-22

32th Sunday (Nov 11, 2018)

1. reading: 1 Kgs 17:10-16
2. reading: Heb 9:24-28
Gospel: Mk 12:38-44 or 12:41-44

33th Sunday (Nov 18, 2018)

1. reading: Dan 12:1-3
2. reading: Heb 10:11-14, 18
Gospel: Mk 13:24-32

34th Sunday - Christ the King (Nov 25, 2018)

1. reading: Dan 7:13-14
2. reading: Rev 1:5-8
Gospel: Jn 18:33b-37