01Feb Tuesday 1st February 2022. Saint Brigid of Kildare

Tuesday 1st February 2022. Saint Brigid of Kildare

1st Reading: Job 31:16-20; 24-25; 31-32

Job’s generosity towards the needy is reflected in St Brigid’s works of charity

I have never withheld anything that the poor desired, or have caused the

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31Jan 31 January 2022. Monday of Week 4 in Ordinary Time

31 January 2022. Monday of Week 4 in Ordinary Time

St. John Bosco, (Memorial)

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 15:13-14, 30; 16:5-13

While fleeing Jerusalem during Absalom’s revolt, David is cursed and accepts it as the will of God

A messenger

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30Jan 30 January 2022. Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

30 January 2022. Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)

What happened in the Nazareth synagogue can happen today in the church. We may carry prejudices with us into our places of worship, and if we do, we block the message

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29Jan 29 January 2022. Saturday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

29 January 2022. Saturday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 12:1-7, 10-17

David’s sin with Bathsheba will be punished within his own family

The Lord sent Nathan to David. He went to him, and said to

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28Jan 28 January 2022. Friday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

28 January 2022. Friday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

St. Thomas Aquinas,  (Memorial)

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 11:1-10, 13-17

David’s adultery and his executive murder of Uriah

In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out

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27Jan 27 January 2022. Thursday of Week 3 in Ordinary Time

27 January 2022. Thursday of Week 3 in Ordinary Time

St. Angela Merici  (Opt. Memorial)

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 7:18-19, 24-29

David gives thanks for God’s everlasting faithfulness

King David went in and sat before the Lord, and said, “Who

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26Jan 26 January 2022. Wednesday Week Three in Ordinary Time – Saints Timothy and Titus

26 January 2022. Wednesday Week Three in Ordinary Time Saints Timothy and Titus

1st Reading: 2 Timothy 1:1-9

Use the gifts God has given us, for the service of the church

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will,

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25Jan 25 January 2022 Tuesday, Week 3 – Conversion of St Paul

25 January 2022 Tuesday, Week 3 – Conversion of St Paul

The Conversion of St Paul

1st Reading: Acts 22:3-16

Paul’s account of his conversion, to his fellow-Jews, on the steps of the Temple

“I am a Jew, born in

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24Jan 24 January 2022. Monday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

24 January 2022. Monday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

Memorial: St Francis de Sales

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 5:1-7, 10

David is anointed and establishes Jerusalem as capital of both north and south, of Israel and Judah

All the

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23Jan Presider’s Page for 23 January (Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Catholic Schools Week begins today in Ireland. 'Sunday of the Word of God' is observed in the universal Church, and so, the Word of God is the focus at Mass, read by Ezra the priest in the Old Testament reading, and by Jesus in the Gospel. By his Word, God reassures the people of his closeness, especially in the Word made flesh, Jesus of Nazereth.