Tuesday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time
Luke 10: 38-42
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Reading 1 Galatians 1: 13-24
Brothers and sisters: You
heard of my former way of life in Judaism, how I persecuted the Church of God beyond
measure and tried to destroy it, and progressed in Judaism beyond many of my
contemporaries among my race, since I was even more a zealot for my ancestral
traditions. But when he, who from my mother's womb had set me apart and called me through
his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son to me, so that I might proclaim him to the
Gentiles, I did not immediately consult flesh and blood, nor did I go up to
Jerusalem to those who were Apostles before me; rather, I went into Arabia and then
returned to Damascus.
Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem
to confer with Cephas and remained with him for fifteen days. But I did not see any other
of the Apostles, only James the brother of the Lord. (As to what I am writing to you,
behold, before God, I am not lying.) Then I went into the regions of Syria and
Cilicia. And I was unknown personally to the churches of Judea that are in
Christ; they only kept hearing that "the one who once was persecuting us is now preaching
the faith he once tried to destroy." So they glorified God because of
Psalm 139: 1b-3, 13-14ab,
R. (24b) Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.
O LORD, you have probed me and you
when I sit and when I stand;
you understand my thoughts from afar.
My journeys and my rest you scrutinize,
with all my ways you are
R. Guide me, Lord, along the
Truly you have formed my inmost being;
you knit me in my mother’s
I give you
thanks that I am fearfully, wonderfully made;
wonderful are your works.
R. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way.
My soul also you knew full well;
nor was my frame unknown to
When I was made
was fashioned in the depths of the earth.
me, Lord, along the everlasting way.
Jesus entered a village
where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed
She had a sister named
who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him
Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and
"Lord, do you not
that my sister has left me by myself to do the
Tell her to help
The Lord said to her in
"Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many
There is need of only one
Mary has chosen the better
and it will not be taken from
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