Our Lady of Mount Carmel 

Readings for the memorial

 

First reading
Zechariah 2:14-17

‘I am coming’, says the Lord
Sing, rejoice, daughter of Zion;
for I am coming to dwell in the middle of you
– it is the Lord who speaks.
Many nations will join the Lord,
on that day;
they will become his people.
But he will remain among you,
and you will know that the Lord of
Hosts has sent me to you.
But the Lord will hold Judah
as his portion in the Holy Land,
and again make Jerusalem his very own.
Let all mankind be silent before the Lord!
For he is awaking and is coming from his holy dwelling.

Responsorial Psalm
Luke 1:46-55

The Almighty has done great things for me, and holy is his Name.

or

O Blessed Virgin Mary, you carried the Son of the eternal Father.
My soul glorifies the Lord,
 my spirit rejoices in God, my Saviour.
The Almighty has done great things for me, and holy is his Name.

Gospel Acclamation
Lk11:28

Alleluia, alleluia!
Blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.
Alleluia!

Gospel
Matthew 12:46-50

My mother and my brothers are anyone who does the will of my Father in heaven

Jesus was speaking to the crowds when his mother and his brothers appeared; they were standing outside and were anxious to have a word with him. But to the man who told him this Jesus replied, ‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’ And stretching out his hand towards his disciples he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers. Anyone who does the will of my Father in heaven, he is my brother and sister and mother.’

 

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