Saturday 8 September 2018 (other days)
The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Let us celebrate the birth of the Virgin Mary; let us adore her son, Christ the Lord.
Year: B(II). Psalm week: 2. Liturgical Colour: White.
About the author of the Second Reading in today's Office of Readings:
|Second Reading: Saint Andrew of Crete (650? - 720/740?)|
|Liturgical colour: white|
|Mid-morning reading (Terce)||Song of Songs 6:10 ©|
Who is this arising like the dawn, fair as the moon, resplendent as the sun, terrible as an army with banners?
|Noon reading (Sext)||Judith 13:18-19 ©|
May the Lord God be blessed,
the Creator of heaven and earth,
by whose guidance you cut off the head
of the leader of our enemies.
The trust you have shown
shall not pass from the memories of men,
but shall ever remind them
of the power of God.
|Afternoon reading (None)||Apocalypse 21:3 ©|
You see this city? Here God lives among men. He will make his home among them; they shall be his people, and he will be their God; his name is God-with-them.
Scripture readings taken from The Jerusalem Bible, published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. For on-line information about other Random House, Inc. books and authors, see the Internet web site at http://www.randomhouse.com.
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