Reading 1 1 Cor
Brothers and sisters: Let no one deceive
himself. If anyone among you considers himself wise in this age, let him become a fool, so as to
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in the eyes of God, for
it is written:
God catches the wise in their own ruses,and again:The Lord knows the thoughts of
the wise, that they are vain.
So let no one boast about human beings, for
everything belongs to you, Paul or Apollos or Cephas, or the world or life or death, or the present
or the future: all belong to you, and you to Christ, and Christ to God.
Responsorial Psalm Ps 24:1bc-2, 3-4ab, 5-6
R. (1) To the
Lord belongs the earth and all that fills it.
The LORD's are the earth and its
the world and those who dwell in it.
For he founded it upon the seas
established it upon the rivers.
R. To the Lord belongs the earth and all that fills
Who can ascend the mountain of the LORD?
or who may stand in his holy place?
whose hands are sinless, whose heart is clean,
who desires not what is vain.
R. To the Lord
belongs the earth and all that fills it.
He shall receive a blessing from the LORD,
reward from God his savior.
Such is the race that seeks for him,
that seeks the face of the
God of Jacob.
R. To the Lord belongs the earth and all that fills it.
Gospel Lk 5:1-11
While the crowd was pressing in on Jesus
and listening to the word of God, he was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.
saw two boats there alongside the lake; the fishermen had disembarked and were washing their
Getting into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, he asked him to
put out a short distance from the shore.
Then he sat down and taught the crowds
from the boat.After he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into deep water and lower
your nets for a catch."
Simon said in reply, "Master, we have worked hard all
night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets."
they had done this, they caught a great number of fish and their nets were tearing. They signaled to
their partners in the other boat to come to help them.
They came and filled both
boats so that the boats were in danger of sinking. When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at the knees
of Jesus and said, "Depart from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man."
astonishment at the catch of fish they had made seized him and all those with him, and likewise
James and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners of Simon.
Jesus said to
Simon, "Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men." When they brought their boats to
the shore, they left everything and followed him.