Catholic Daily Readings for Jan 11, 2021

Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Jan. 11, 2021
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Reading I Heb 1:1-6

Brothers and sisters:
In times past, God spoke in partial and various ways 
to our ancestors through the prophets; 
in these last days, he spoke to us through the Son,     
whom he made heir of all things
and through whom he created the universe,

    who is the refulgence of his glory, 
        the very imprint of his being,
    and who sustains all things by his mighty word.
    When he had accomplished purification from sins,
    he took his seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
    as far superior to the angels
    as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.

For to which of the angels did God ever say:

    You are my Son; this day I have begotten you?

Or again:

    I will be a father to him, and he shall be a Son to me?

And again, when he leads the first born into the world, he says:

    Let all the angels of God worship him.

Responsorial Psalm 97:1 and 2b, 6 and 7c, 9

R.    (see 7c) Let all his angels worship him.
The LORD is king; let the earth rejoice;
    let the many isles be glad.
    Justice and judgment are the foundation of his throne. 
R.    Let all his angels worship him.
The heavens proclaim his justice,
    and all peoples see his glory.
Let all his angels worship him.
R.    Let all his angels worship him.
Because you, O LORD, are the Most High over all the earth,
    exalted far above all gods.
R.    Let all his angels worship him.

Alleluia Mk 1:15

R. Alleluia, alleluia.
The Kingdom of God is at hand;
repent and believe in the Gospel.
R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel Mk 1:14-20

After John had been arrested,
Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the Gospel of God:
“This is the time of fulfillment.
The Kingdom of God is at hand.
Repent, and believe in the Gospel.”

As he passed by the Sea of Galilee,
he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting their nets into the sea;
they were fishermen.
Jesus said to them,
“Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
Then they left their nets and followed him.
He walked along a little farther
and saw James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John.
They too were in a boat mending their nets.
Then he called them.
So they left their father Zebedee in the boat
along with the hired men and followed him.

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Liturgical Calendar

1st Sunday
  18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
2nd Monday
  Saint Peter Julian Eymard, priest
  Saint Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop
  Monday, 18th week in Ordinary Time
3rd Tuesday
  Tuesday, 18th week in Ordinary Time
4th Wednesday
  Saint Jean Vianney (the Curé of Ars), priest
5th Thursday
  Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major
  Thursday, 18th week in Ordinary Time
6th Friday
  Transfiguration of the Lord
7th Saturday
  The Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday
  Saint Cajetan, priest
  Saint Sixtus II, pope, and companions, martyrs
  Saturday, 18th week in Ordinary Time
8th Sunday
  19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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