Daily Gospel Reading for November 15, 2021 – Monday in the Thirty-Third Week of Ordinary Time Bible Verse

The 15th of November, 2021 is Monday in the Thirty-Third Week of Ordinary Time. The Holy Bible verses for the mass readings for this day came from the Liturgical Calendar Year 2021.

Reading 1: 1 MC 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63

The first reading from the Book of Maccabees.

There came out of them a sinful root, Antiochus Epiphanes, son of Antiochus the king, who had been a hostage at Rome, and he reigned in the one hundred thirty seventh year of the kingdom of the Greeks.

In those days transgressors of the law came out of Israel and persuaded many, saying, let’s go make a covenant with the Gentiles around us; for since we were separated from them many evils have befallen us.

That proposal was good in their eyes.

Some of the people eagerly went to the king, and he authorized them to observe the ordinances of the Gentiles.

So they built a gymnasium in Jerusalem according to the laws of the Gentiles.

They made themselves uncircumcised, forsook the holy covenant, joined themselves to the Gentiles, and sold themselves to do evil.

King Antiochus wrote to his whole kingdom that all should be one people, and that each should forsake his own laws. All the nations agreed according to the word of the king.

Many of Israel consented to his worship, sacrificed to the idols, and profaned the Sabbath.

On the fifteenth day of Chislev, in the one hundred forty fifth year, they built an abomination of desolation upon the altar, and in the cities of Judah on every side they built idol altars.

At the doors of the houses and in the streets they burned incense.

They tore the books of the law which they found in pieces and set them on fire.

Anyone who was found with any a book of the covenant, and if any consented to the law, the king’s sentence delivered him to death.

Many in Israel were fully resolved and confirmed in themselves not to eat unclean things.

They chose to die, that they might not be defiled with the food, and that they might not profane the holy covenant; and they died.

Responsorial Psalm: PS 119:53, 61, 134, 150, 155, 158

Response: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

Indignation has taken hold on me, because of the wicked who forsake your law.

R: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

The ropes of the wicked bind me, but I won’t forget your law.

R: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

Redeem me from the oppression of man, so I will observe your precepts.

R: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

They draw near who follow after wickedness. They are far from your law.

R: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

Salvation is far from the wicked, for they don’t seek your statutes.

R: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

I look at the faithless with loathing, because they don’t observe your word.

R: Preserve my life according to your loving kindness, so I will obey the statutes of your mouth.

Gospel of the Day: LK 18:35-43

From the gospel scripture according to Luke.

As he came near Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the road, begging.

Hearing a multitude going by, he asked what this meant.

They told him that Jesus of Nazareth was passing by.

He cried out, “Jesus, you son of David, have mercy on me!”

Those who led the way rebuked him, that he should be quiet; but he cried out all the more, “You son of David, have mercy on me!”

Standing still, Jesus commanded him to be brought to him. When he had come near, he asked him,

“What do you want me to do?” He said, “Lord, that I may see again.”

Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight. Your faith has healed you.”

Immediately he received his sight and followed him, glorifying God. All the people, when they saw it, praised God.

Other Celebration

An optional celebration on this day is the Memorial of Saint Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church.

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