Category Archives: Matthew

Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few

  Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) 35Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness.36When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for … Continue reading

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Matthew 28:16-20 – Go

Matthew 28:16-20 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday: Matthew 28:1-10 – A new hope

During Holy Saturday, Readings and Responses will be posted on the hour from  7 am to 6 pm Matthew 28:1-10 1After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see … Continue reading

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Liturgy of the Passion: Matthew 26:14-27:66 – Betrayed and Denied but still for us

Matthew 26:14-27:66 26:14Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver. 16And from that … Continue reading

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Liturgy of the Palms: Matthew 21:1-11 – Hosanna to the son of David

Reading Matthew 21:1-11 1When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, … Continue reading

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Matthew 17:1-9 – Listen to him!

Matthew 17:1-9 1Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. 2And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his … Continue reading

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Matthew 4:1-11 – Temptation

Matthew 4:1-11 1Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.2He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished.3The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21: Do not be hypocrites

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 1“Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2“So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, … Continue reading

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Matthew 17:1-9 – Listen to him!

Matthew 17:1-9 1Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. 2And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:38-48 – Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.

Matthew 5:38-48 38“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn … Continue reading

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