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Your guide through the scripture readings of Daily Mass from Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. John Bergsma, and our other theologians from the St. Paul Center. Insight on memorials and feasts of our God's saints and personal insight from sacred scripture.

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Jan 21, 2022

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Agnes by Dr. John Bergsma. 

Agnes, Virgin, Martyr Obligatory Memorial
First: First Samuel 24: 3-21
Psalm: Psalms 57: 2, 3-4, 6 and 11
Alleluia: Second Corinthians 5: 19
Gospel: Mark 3: 13-19
 
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Jan 20, 2022

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time by Dr. James Merrick.

Ordinary Weekday / Fabian, Pope, Martyr / Sebastian, Martyr

First Reading: First Samuel 18: 6-9; 19: 1-7
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 56: 2-3, 9-10a, 10b-12, 13-14
Alleluia: Second...


Jan 19, 2022

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time by Dr. John Bergsma. 

Ordinary Weekday
First: First Samuel 17: 32-33, 37, 40-51
Psalm: Psalms 144: 1b, 2, 9-10
Alleluia: Matthew 4: 23
Gospel: Mark 3: 1-6
 
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Jan 17, 2022

The St. Paul Center's daily scripture reflections from the Mass for the Memorial of St. Anthony the Great by Dr. Scott Hahn.

Anthony, Abbot Obligatory Memorial

First Reading: First Samuel 15: 16-23
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 50: 8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23
Alleluia: Hebrews 4: 12
Gospel: Mark 2: 18-22

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Jan 15, 2022

Readings:
Isaiah 62:1–5
Psalm 96:1–3, 7–10
1 Corinthians 12:4–11
John 2:1–12

Think of these first weeks after Christmas as a season of “epiphanies.” The liturgy is showing us who Jesus is and what He has revealed about our relationship with God.

Last week and the week before, the imagery was royal...