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Daily Mass Readings and Prayers 18 January 2022 | Weekday

Daily Mass Readings and Prayers | Weekday

Daily Mass Readings and Prayers 18 January 2022 | Weekday

Daily Mass Readings and Prayers 18 January 2022 | Weekday

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Catholic Daily Mass Readings and Prayers Today 18 January 2022 | Outline

Reading 1: First Samuel 16:1-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 89:20, 21-22, 27-28
Gospel: Mark 2:23-28

Catholic Online Daily Mass Readings and Prayers Today 18 January 2022 | Reading 1

First Samuel 16:1-13

1 Yahweh said to Samuel, ‘How much longer do you mean to go on mourning over Saul, now that I myself have rejected him as ruler of Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go. I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem, for I have found myself a king from among his sons.’

2 Samuel replied, ‘How can I go? When Saul hears of it he will kill me.’ Yahweh then said, ‘Take a heifer with you and say, “I have come to sacrifice to Yahweh.”

3 Invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I shall reveal to you what you must do; and you will anoint for me the one I indicate to you.’

4 Samuel did what Yahweh ordered and went to Bethlehem. The elders of the town came trembling to meet him and asked, ‘Seer, is your coming favourable for us,’

5 ‘Yes,’ he replied. ‘I have come to sacrifice to Yahweh. Purify yourselves and come with me to the sacrifice.’ He purified Jesse and his sons and invited them to the sacrifice.

6 When they arrived, he looked at Eliab and thought, ‘This must be Yahweh’s anointed now before him,’

7 but Yahweh said to Samuel, ‘Take no notice of his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him; God does not see as human beings see; they look at appearances but Yahweh looks at the heart.’

8 Jesse then called Abinadab and presented him to Samuel, who said, ‘Yahweh has not chosen this one either.’

9 Jesse then presented Shammah, but Samuel said, ‘Yahweh has not chosen this one either.’

10 Jesse thus presented seven of his sons to Samuel, but Samuel said to Jesse, ‘Yahweh has not chosen these.’

11 He then asked Jesse, ‘Are these all the sons you have?’ Jesse replied, ‘There is still one left, the youngest; he is looking after the sheep.’ Samuel then said to Jesse, ‘Send for him, for we shall not sit down to eat until he arrives.’

12 Jesse had him sent for; he had ruddy cheeks, with fine eyes and an attractive appearance. Yahweh said, ‘Get up and anoint him: he is the one!’

13 At this, Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him, surrounded by his brothers; and the spirit of Yahweh seized on David from that day onwards. Samuel, for his part, set off and went to Ramah.

Catholic Daily Mass Readings and Prayers Today 18 January 2022 | Responsorial Psalm

Psalms 89:20, 21-22, 27-28

20 ‘I have found David my servant, and anointed him with my holy oil.

21 My hand will always be with him, my arm will make him strong.

22 ‘No enemy will be able to outwit him, no wicked man overcome him;

27 So I shall make him my first-born, the highest of earthly kings.

28 ‘I shall maintain my faithful love for him always, my covenant with him will stay firm.

Catholic Daily Online Readings and Prayers Today 18 January 2022 | Gospel,

Mark 2:23-28

23 It happened that one Sabbath day he was taking a walk through the cornfields, and his disciples began to make a path by plucking ears of corn.

24 And the Pharisees said to him, ‘Look, why are they doing something on the Sabbath day that is forbidden?’

25 And he replied, ‘Have you never read what David did in his time of need when he and his followers were hungry-

26 how he went into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest, and ate the loaves of the offering which only the priests are allowed to eat, and how he also gave some to the men with him?’

27 And he said to them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath;

28 so the Son of man is master even of the Sabbath.’

Daily Mass Readings and Prayers 18 January 2022 | Prayer of the Day

Prayer for the Family

God of goodness and mercy, to Thy fatherly guidance we commend our family, our household and all our belongings. We commit all to Thy love and keeping; do Thou fill this house with Thy blessings even as Thou didst fill the holy House of Nazareth with Thy presence.

Keep far from us, above all else, the blemish of sin, and do Thou alone reign in our midst by Thy law, by Thy most holy love and by the exercise of every Christian virtue. Let each one of us obey Thee, love Thee and set himself to follow in his own life Thine example, that of Mary, Thy Mother and our Mother most loving, and that of Thy blameless guardian, Saint Joseph.

Protect us and our house from all evils and misfortunes, but grant that we may be ever resigned to Thy divine will even in the sorrows which it shall please Thee to send us. Finally give unto all of us the grace to live in perfect harmony and in the fullness of love toward our neighbor. Grant that every one of us may deserve by a holy life the comfort of Thy holy Sacraments at the hour of death. O Jesus, bless us and protect us.

O Mary, Mother of grace and of mercy, defend us against the wicked spirit, reconcile us with Thy Son, commit us to His keeping, that so we may be made worthy of His promises.

Saint Joseph, foster-father of our Savior, guardian of His holy Mother, head of the Holy Family, intercede for us, bless us and defend our home at all times.

Saint Michael, defend us against all the evil cunning of hell.

Saint Gabriel, make us to understand the holy will of God.

Saint Raphael, preserve us from all sickness and from every danger to our lives.

Our holy Guardian Angels, keep our feet safely on the path of salvation both day and night.

Our holy Patrons, pray for us before the throne of God.

Yea, bless this house, O God the Father, who hast created us; O God the Son, who hast suffered for us upon the holy Cross, and Thou, O Holy Spirit, who hast sanctified us in holy Baptism. May the one God in three divine Persons preserve our bodies, purify our minds, direct our hearts and bring us all to everlasting life.

Glory be to the Father, glory be to the Son, glory be to the Holy Ghost! Amen.

Thank you for reading Tuesday Catholic Daily Mass Readings and Prayers Today 18 January 2022 | Weekday. Say The Gloria and May the Lord Bless You!

Catholic Mass Daily Readings and Prayers Today 18 January 2022 | Weekday

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