Modern Western Lectionaries: First Readings

Sources:

Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer. New York: Church Hymnal Corp., 1979.

Catholic Church. Lectionary for Mass. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1998-.

Consultation on Common Texts. The Revised Common Lectionary. Nashville, Tennesee, 1992.

FIRST READINGS Book of Common Lectionary for Mass Revised Common Revised Common
YEAR A Prayer 1979 1998 Lectionary Lectionary
SEASON OF ADVENT Alternates
First Sunday of Advent Isa 2:1-5 Isa 2:1-5 Isa 2.1-5
Second Sunday of Advent Isa 11:1-10 Isa 11:1-10 Isa 11.1-10
Third Sunday of Advent Isa 35:1-10 Isa 35:1-6a, 10 Isa 35.1-10
Fourth Sunday of Advent Isa 7:10-17 Isa 7:10-14 Isa 7.10-16
SEASON OF CHRISTMAS
Nativity of the Lord (Christmas Day)
Christmas, Proper I Isa 9:2-4,6-7 Isa 9:1-6 Isa 9.2-7
Christmas, Proper II Isa 62:6-7,10-12 Isa 62:11-12 Isa 62.6-12
Christmas, Proper III Isa 52:7-10 Isa 52:7-10 Isa 52.7-10
First Sunday after Christmas Day Isa 61:10–62:3 Sir 3:3-7, 14-17a Isa 63.7-9
January 1 — Holy Name of Jesus (Mary, Mother of God) Ex 34:1-8 Num 6:22-27 Num 6.22-27
January 1 — When observed as New Year’s Day Ecc 3.1-13
Second Sunday after Christmas Jer 31:7-14 Sir 24:1-4, 8-12 Jer 31.7-14 or Sir 24.1-12
SEASON OF EPIPHANY
Epiphany of the Lord Isa 60:1-6,9 Isa 60:1-6 Isa 60.1-6
Baptism of the Lord [1] (First Sunday after the Epiphany) Isa 42:1-9 Isa 42:1-4, 6-7 Isa 42.1-9
Second Sunday after the Epiphany [2] Isa 49:1-7 Isa 49: 3, 5-6 Isa 49.1-7
Third Sunday after the Epiphany [3] Amos 3:1-8 Isa 8:23b—9:3 Isa 9.1-4
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany [4] Mic 6:1-8 Zeph 2:3, 3:12-13 Mic 6.1-8
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany [5] Hab 3:1-6,17-19 Isa 58:7-10 Isa 58.1-9a, (9b-12)
Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany [6], Proper 1 Sir 15:11-20 Sir 15:15-20 Dt 30.15-20 or Sir 15.15-20
Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany [7], Proper 2 Lev 19:1-2,9-18 Lev 19:1-2, 17-18 Lev 19.1-2, 9-18
Eighth Sunday after the Epiphany [8], Proper 3 Isa 49:8-18 Isa 49:14-15 Isa 49.8-16a
Ninth Sunday after the Epiphany [9], Proper 4 Ex 24:12(13-14)15-18 Dt 11:18, 26-28, 32 (diff) Dt 11.18-21, 26-28
Last Sunday after the Epiphany (Transfiguration Sunday) Ex 24.12-18
SEASON OF LENT
Ash Wednesday Joel 2:1-2,12-17 *or* Isa 58:1-12 Joel 2:12-18 Joel 2.1-2, 12-17 or Isa 58.1-12
First Sunday in Lent Gen 2:4b-9,15-17,25–3:7 Gen 2:7-9; 3:1-7 Gen 2.15-17; 3.1-7
Second Sunday in Lent Gen 12:1-8 Gen 12:1-4a Gen 12.1-4a
Third Sunday in Lent Ex 17:1-7 Ex 17:3-7 Ex 17.1-7
Fourth Sunday in Lent 1Sm 16:1-13 1Sm 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a 1Sm 16.1-13
Fifth Sunday in Lent Ezk 37:1-3(4-10)11-14 Ezk 37:12-14 Ezk 37.1-14
Sixth Sunday in Lent (Passion Sunday of Palm Sunday)
Liturgy of the Palms
Liturgy of the Passion Isa 45:21-25 *or* Isa 52:13–53:12 Isa 50:4-7 Isa 50.4-9a
HOLY WEEK
Monday of Holy Week Isa 42:1-9 Isa 42:1-7 Isa 42.1-9
Tuesday of Holy Week Isa 49:1-6 Isa 49:1-6 Isa 49.1-7
Wednesday of Holy Week Isa 50:4-9a Isa 50:4-9 Isa 50.4-9a
Holy Thursday Ex 12:1-14a Ex 12:1-8, 11-14 Ex 12.1-4, (5-10), 11-14
Good Friday Isa 52:13–53:12 *or* Gen 22:1-18 *or* Wis 2:1,12-24 Isa 52:13—53:12 Isa 52.13-53.12
Holy Saturday Job 14:1-14 Job 14.1-14 or Lam 3.1-9, 19-24
SEASON OF EASTER
Resurrection of the Lord
Easter Vigil Gen 1:1-2:2 Gen 1:1-2:2 or 1, 26-31a Gen 1.1-2.4a
Gen 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:8-18; 9:8-13 Gen 22:1-18 or 1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 Gen 7.1-5, 11-18; 8.6-18; 9.8-13
Gen 22:1-18 Ex 14:15—15:1 Gen 22.1-18
Ex 14:10-15:1 Isa 54:5-14 Ex 14.10-31; 15.20-21
Isa 4:2-6 Isa 55:1-11 Isa 55.1-11
Isa 55:1-11 Bar 3:9-15, 32-4:4 Bar 3.9-15 or Pr 8.1-8, 19-21; 9.4b-6
Ezk 36:24-28 Ezk 36:16-17a, 18-28 (diff) Ezk 36.24-28
Ezk 37:1-14 Ezk 37.1-14
Zeph 3:12-20 Zeph 3.14-20
Easter Day Ac 10:34-43 *or* Ex 14:10-14,21-25; 15:20-21 Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Ac 10.34-43 or Jer 31.1-6
Easter Evening Ac 5:29a,30-32 *or* Dan 12:1-3 Acts 2:42-47 Isa 25.6-9
Second Sunday of Easter Ac 2:14a,22-32 *or* Gen 8:6-16; 9:8-16 Acts 2:14, 22-33 (diff) Ac 2.14a, 22-32
Third Sunday of Easter Ac 2:14a,36-47 *or* Isa 43:1-12 Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 Ac 2.14a, 36-41
Fourth Sunday of Easter Ac 6:1-9; 7:2a,51-60 *or* Neh 9:6-15 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Ac 2.42-47
Fifth Sunday of Easter Ac 17:1-15 *or* Dt 6:20-25 Acts 6:1-7 Ac 7.55-60
Sixth Sunday of Easter Ac 17:22-31 *or* Isa 41:17-20 Acts 8:5-8, 14-17 Ac 17.22-31
Ascension of the Lord (Fortieth Day, Sixth Thursday of Easter) Ac 1:1-11 *or* Dan 7:9-14 Acts 1:1-11 Ac 1.1-11
Seventh Sunday of Easter Ac 1:(1-7)8-14 *or* Ezk 39:21-29 Acts 1:12-14 Ac 1.6-14
Day of Pentecost Ac 2:1-11 *or* Ezk 11:17-20 Acts 2:1-11 Ac 2.1-21 or Num 11.24-30
SEASON AFTER PENTECOST
Trinity Sunday (First Sunday after Pentecost) Gen1:1–2:3 Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9 Gen 1.1-2.4a
Proper 4 [9] Dt 11:18-21,26-28 Dt 11:18, 26-28, 32 (diff) Gen 6.9-22; 7.24; 8.14-19 or Dt 11.18-21, 26-28
Proper 5 [10] Hos 5:15–6:6 Hos 6:3-6 Gen 12.1-9 or Hos 5.15-6.6
Proper 6 [11] Ex 19:2-8a Ex 19:2-6a Gen 18.1-15, (21.1-7) or Ex 19.2-8a
Proper 7 [12] Jer 20:7-13 Jer 20:10-13 Gen 21.8-21 or Jer 20.7-13
Proper 8 [13] Isa 2:10-17 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a Gen 22.1-14 or Jer 28.5-9
Proper 9 [14] Zech 9:9-12 Zech 9:9-10 Gen 24.34-38, 42-49. 58-67 or Zech 9.9-13
Proper 10 [15] Isa 55:1-5,10-13 Isa 55:10-11 Gen 25.19-34 or Isa 55.10-13
Proper 11 [16] Wis 12:13,16-19 Wis 12:13, 16-19 Gen 28.10-19a or Wis 12.13, 16-19 or Isa 44.6-8
Proper 12 [17] 1Ki 3:5-12 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12 Gen 29.15-28 or 1Ki 3.5-12
Proper 13 [18] Neh 9:16-20 Isa 55:1-3 Gen 32.22-31 or Isa 55.1-5
Proper 14 [19] Jon 2:1-9 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a Gen 37.1-4, 12-28 or 1Ki 19.9-18
Proper 15 [20] Isa 56:1(2-5)6-7 Isa 56:1, 6-7 Gen 45.1-15 or Isa 56.1, 6-8
Proper 16 [21] Isa 51:1-6 Isa 22:19-23 (diff) Ex 1.8-2.10 or Isa 51.1-6
Proper 17 [22] Jer 15:15-21 Jer 20:7-9 Ex 3.1-15 or Jer 15.15-21
Proper 18 [23] Ezk 33:(1-6)7-11 Ezk 33:7-9 Ex 12.1-14 or Ezk 33.7-11
Proper 19 [24] Sir 27:30–28:7 Sir 27:30-28:7 Ex 14.19-31 or Gen 50.15-21
Proper 20 [25] Jon 3:10–4:11 Isa 55:6-9 Ex 16.2-15 or Jon 3.10-4.11
Proper 21 [26] Ezk 18:1-4,25-32 Ezk 18:25-28 Ex 17.1-7 or Ezk 18.1-4, 25-32
Proper 22 [27] Isa 5:1-7 Isa 5:1-7 Ex 20.1-4, 7-9, 12-20 or Isa 5.1-7
Proper 23 [28] Isa 25:1-9 Isa 25:6-10a Ex 32.1-14 or Isa 25.1-9
Proper 24 [29] Isa 45:1-7 Isa 45:1, 4-6 Ex 33.12-23 or Isa 45.1-7
Proper 25 [30] Ex 22:21-27 Ex 22:20-26 Dt 34.1-12 or Lev 19.1-2, 15-18
Proper 26 [31] Mic 3:5-12 Mal 1:14b—2:2b, 8-10 Jos 3.7-17 or Mic 3.5-12
Proper 27 [32] Amos 5:18-24 Wis 6:12-16 Jos 24.1-3a, 14-25 or Wis 6.12-16 or Amos 5.18-24
Proper 28 [33] Zeph 1:7,12-18 Prov 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 Jgs 4.1-7 or Zeph 1.7, 12-18
Proper 29 [34] (Reign of Christ or Christ the King) Ezk 34:11-17 Ezk 34:11-12, 15-17 Ezk 34.11-16, 20-24 or Ezk 34.11-16, 20-24
YEAR B
SEASON OF ADVENT
First Sunday of Advent Isa 64:1-9a Isa 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7 Isa 64.1-9
Second Sunday of Advent Isa 40:1-11 Isa 40:1-5, 9-11 Isa 40.1-11
Third Sunday of Advent Isa 65:17-25 Isa 61:1-2a, 10-11 Isa 61.1-4, 8-11
Fourth Sunday of Advent 2Sm 7:4,8-16 2Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 (diff) 2Sm 7.1-11, 16
SEASON OF CHRISTMAS
Nativity of the Lord (Christmas Day)
Christmas, Proper I Isa 9:2-4,6-7 Isa 9:1-6 Isa 9.2-7
Christmas, Proper II Isa 62:6-7,10-12 Isa 62:11-12 Isa 62.6-12
Christmas, Proper III Isa 52:7-10 Isa 52:7-10 Isa 52.7-10
First Sunday after Christmas Day Isa 61:10–62:3 Sir 3:3-7, 14-17a, opt: Gen 15:1-6; 21:1-3 (new) Isa 61.10-62.3
January 1 — Holy Name of Jesus (Mary, Mother of God) Ex 34:1-8 Num 6:22-27 Num 6.22-27
January 1 — When observed as New Year’s Day Ecc 3.1-13
Second Sunday after Christmas Jer 31:7-14 Sir 24:1-4, 8-12 Jer 31.7-14 or Sir 24.1-12
SEASON OF EPIPHANY
Epiphany of the Lord Isa 60:1-6,9 Isa 60:1-6 Isa 60.1-6
Baptism of the Lord [1] (First Sunday after the Epiphany) Isa 42:1-9 (optional) (new) Gen 1.1-5
Second Sunday after the Epiphany [2] 1Sm 3:1-10(11-20) 1Sm 3:3b-10, 19 1Sm 3.1-10, (11-20)
Third Sunday after the Epiphany [3] Jer 3:21–4:2 Jon 3:1-5, 10 Jon 3.1-5, 10
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany [4] Dt 18:15-20 Dt 18:15-20 Dt 18.15-20
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany [5] 2Ki 4:(8-17)18-21(22-31)32-37 Job 7:1-4, 6-7 Isa 40.21-31
Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany [6], Proper 1 2Ki 5:1-15ab Lev 13:1-2, 44-46 2Ki 5.1-14
Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany [7], Proper 2 Isa 43:18-25 Isa 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25 Isa 43.18-25
Eighth Sunday after the Epiphany [8], Proper 3 Hos 2:14-23 Hos 2:16b, 17b, 21-22 Hos 2.14-20
Ninth Sunday after the Epiphany [9], Proper 4 Dt 5:12-15 Dt 5.12-15
Last Sunday after the Epiphany (Transfiguration Sunday) 1Ki 19:9-18 2Ki 2.1-12
SEASON OF LENT
Ash Wednesday Joel 2:1-2,12-17 *or* Isa 58:1-12 Joel 2:12-18 Joel 2.1-2, 12-17 or Isa 58.1-12
First Sunday in Lent Gen 9:8-17 Gen 9:8-15 Gen 9.8-17
Second Sunday in Lent Gen 22:1-14 Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 Gen 17.1-7, 15-16
Third Sunday in Lent Ex 20:1-17 Ex 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17 Ex 20.1-17
Fourth Sunday in Lent 2Chr 36:14-23 2Chr 36:14-16, 19-23 (diff) Num 21.4-9
Fifth Sunday in Lent Jer 31:31-34 Jer 31:31-34 Jer 31.31-34
Sixth Sunday in Lent (Passion Sunday of Palm Sunday)
Liturgy of the Palms
Liturgy of the Passion Isa 45:21-25 *or* Isa 52:13–53:12 Isa 50:4-7 Isa 50.4-9a
HOLY WEEK
Monday of Holy Week Isa 42:1-9 Isa 42:1-7 Isa 42.1-9
Tuesday of Holy Week Isa 49:1-6 Isa 49:1-6 Isa 49.1-7
Wednesday of Holy Week Isa 50:4-9a Isa 50:4-9 Isa 50.4-9a
Holy Thursday Ex 12:1-14a Ex 12:1-8, 11-14 Ex 12.1-4, (5-10), 11-14
Good Friday Isa 52:13–53:12 *or* Gen 22:1-18 *or* Wis 2:1,12-24 Isa 52:13—53:12 Isa 52.13-53.12
Holy Saturday Job 14:1-14 Job 14.1-14 or Lam 3.1-9, 19-24
SEASON OF EASTER
Resurrection of the Lord
Easter Vigil Gen 1:1-2:2 1) Gen 1:1—2:2 or 1:1, 26-31 Gen 1.1-2.4a
Gen 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:8-18; 9:8-13 Gen 7.1-5, 11-18; 8.6-18; 9.8-13
Gen 22:1-18 2) Gen 22:1-18 or 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18 Gen 22.1-18
Ex 14:10-15:1 3) Ex 14:15—15:1 Ex 14.10-31; 15.20-21
Isa 4:2-6 4) Isa 54:5-14 Isa 55.1-11
Isa 55:1-11 5) Isa 55:1-11 Bar 3.9-15 or Pr 8.1-8, 19-21; 9.4b-6
Ezk 36:24-28 6) Bar 3:9-15, 32-4:4 Ezk 36.24-28
Ezk 37:1-14 7) Ezk 36:16-17a, 18-28 (diff) Ezk 37.1-14
Zeph 3:12-20 Zeph 3.14-20
Easter Day Ac 10:34-43 *or* Isa 25:6-9 Acts 10:34, 37-43 Ac 10.34-43 or Isa 25.6-9
Easter Evening Ac 5:29a,30-32 *or* Dan 12:1-3 Isa 25.6-9
Second Sunday of Easter Ac 3:12a,13-15,17-26 *or* Isa 26:2-9,19 Acts 4:32-35 Ac 4.32-35
Third Sunday of Easter Ac 4:5-12 *or* Mic 4:1-5 Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 Ac 3.12-19
Fourth Sunday of Easter Ac 4:(23-31)32-37 *or* Ezk 34:1-10 Acts 4:8-12 Ac 4.5-12
Fifth Sunday of Easter Ac 8:26-40 *or* Dt 4:32-40 Acts 9:26-31 Ac 8.26-40
Sixth Sunday of Easter Ac 11:19-30 *or* Isa 45:11-13,18-19 Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 Ac 10.44-48
Ascension of the Lord (Fortieth Day, Sixth Thursday of Easter) Ac 1:1-11 *or* Ezk 1:3-5a,15-22,26-28 (new) Acts 1:1-11 Ac 1.1-11
Seventh Sunday of Easter Ac 1:15-26 *or* Ex 28:1-4,9-10,29-30 Acts 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26 Ac 1.15-17, 21-26
Day of Pentecost Ac 2:1-11 *or* Isa 44:1-8 (new) Acts 2:1-11 Ac 2.1-21 or Ezk 37.1-14
SEASON AFTER PENTECOST
Trinity Sunday (First Sunday after Pentecost) Ex 3:1-6 Dt 4:32-34, 39-40 Isa 6.1-8 Rom 8.12-17
Proper 4 [9] Dt 5:6-21 Dt 5:12-15 1Sm 3.1-10, (11-20) or Dt 5.12-15
Proper 5 [10] Gen 3:(1-7)8-21 Gen 3:9-15 1Sm 8.4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11.14-15) or Gen 3.8-15
Proper 6 [11] Ezk 31:1-6,10-14 Ezk 17:22-24 1Sm 15.34-16.13 or Ezk 17.22-24
Proper 7 [12] Job 38:1-11,16-18 Job 38:1, 8-11 1Sm 17.(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 or 1Sm 17.57-18.5, 10-16 (w/ Ps 133) or Job 38.1-11
Proper 8 [13] Dt 15:7-11 Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24 2Sm 1.1, 17-27 or Wis 1.13-15; 2.23-24 or Lam 3.23-33
Proper 9 [14] Ezk 2:1-7 Ezk 2:2-5 2Sm 5.1-5, 9-10 or Ezk 2.1-5
Proper 10 [15] Amos 7:7-15 Amos 7:12-15 2Sm 6.1-5, 12b-19 or Amos 7.7-15
Proper 11 [16] Isa 57:14b-21 Jer 23:1-6 2Sm 7.1-14a or Jer 23.1-6
Proper 12 [17] 2Ki 2:1-15 2 Kgs 4:42-44 2Sm 11.1-15 or 2Ki 4.42-44
Proper 13 [18] Ex 16:2-4,9-15 Ex 16:2-4, 12-15 2Sm 11.26-1.13a or Ex 16.2-4, 9-15
Proper 14 [19] Dt 8:1-10 1 Kgs 19:4-8 2Sm 18.5-9, 15, 31-33 or 1Ki 19.4-8
Proper 15 [20] Pr 9:1-6 Prov 9:1-6 1Ki 2.10-12; 3.3-14 or Pr 9.1-6
Proper 16 [21] Jos 24:1-2a,14-25 Josh 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b 1Ki 8.(1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43 or Jos 24.1-2a, 14-18
Proper 17 [22] Dt 4:1-9 Dt 4:1-2, 6-8 Song 2.8-13 or Dt 4.1-2, 6-9
Proper 18 [23] Isa 35:4-7a Isa 35:4-7a Pr 22.1-2, 8-9, 22-23 or Isa 35.4-7a
Proper 19 [24] Isa 50:4-9 Isa 50:4-9a Pr 1.20-33 or Isa 50.4-9a
Proper 20 [25] Wis 1:16–2:1(6-11)12-22 Wis 2:12, 17-20 Pr 31.10-31 or Wis 1.16-2.1, 12-22 or Jer 11.18-20
Proper 21 [26] Num 11:4-6,10-16,24-29 Num 11:25-29 Est 7.1-6, 9-10; 9.20-22 or Num 11.4-6, 10-16, 24-29
Proper 22 [27] Gen 2:18-24 Gen 2:18-24 Job 1.1; 2.1-10 or Gen 2.18-24
Proper 23 [28] Amos 5:6-7,10-15 Wis 7:7-11 Job 23.1-9, 16-17 or Amos 5.6-7, 10-15
Proper 24 [29] Isa 53:4-12 Isa 53:10-11 Job 38.1-7, (34-41) or Isa 53.4-12
Proper 25 [30] Isa 59:(1-4)9-19 Jer 31:7-9 Job 42.1-6, 10-17 or Jer 31-7-9
Proper 26 [31] Dt 6:1-9 Dt 6:2-6 Ruth 1.1-18 or Dt 6.1-9
Proper 27 [32] 1Ki 17:8-16 1 Kgs 17:10-16 Ruth 3.1-5; 4.13-17 or 1Ki 17.8-16
Proper 28 [33] Dan 12:1-4a(5-13) Dan 12:1-3 1Sm 1.4-20 or Dan 12.1-3
Proper 29 [34] (Reign of Christ or Christ the King) Dan 7:9-14 Dan 7:13-14 2Sm 23.1-7 or Dan 7.9-10, 13-14
YEAR C
SEASON OF ADVENT
First Sunday of Advent Zech 14:4-9 Jer 33:14-16 Jer 33.14-16
Second Sunday of Advent Baruch 5:1-9 Bar 5:1-9 Bar 5.1-9 or Mal 3.1-4
Third Sunday of Advent Zeph 3:14-20 Zeph 3:14-18a Zeph 3.14-20
Fourth Sunday of Advent Mic 5:2-4 Mic 5:1-4a Mic 5.2-5a
SEASON OF CHRISTMAS
Nativity of the Lord (Christmas Day)
Christmas, Proper I Isa 9:2-3,6-7 Isa 9:1-6 Isa 9.2-7
Christmas, Proper II Isa 62:6-7,10-12 Isa 62:11-12 Isa 62.6-12
Christmas, Proper III Isa 52:7-10 Isa 52:7-10 Isa 52.7-10
First Sunday after Christmas Day Isa 61:10–62:3 Sir 3:3-7, 14-17a, opt: 1Sm 1:20-22, 24-28 (new) 1Sm 2.18-20, 26
January 1 — Holy Name of Jesus (Mary, Mother of God) Ex 34:1-8 Num 6:22-27 Num 6.22-27
January 1 — When observed as New Year’s Day Ecc 3.1-13
Second Sunday after Christmas Jer 31:7-14 Sir 24:1-4, 8-12 Jer 31.7-14 or Sir 24.1-12
SEASON OF EPIPHANY
Epiphany of the Lord Isa 60:1-6,9 Isa 60:1-6 Isa 60.1-6
Baptism of the Lord [1] (First Sunday after the Epiphany) Isa 42:1-9 Isa 42:1-4, 6-7, (opt.)Isa 40:1-5, 9-11 (new) Isa 43.1-7
Second Sunday after the Epiphany [2] Isa 62:1-5 Isa 62:1-5 Isa 62.1-5
Third Sunday after the Epiphany [3] Neh 8:2-10 Neh 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10 Neh 8.1-3, 5-6, 8-10
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany [4] Jer 1:4-10 Jer 1:4-5, 17-19 Jer 1.4-10
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany [5] Jgs 6:11-24a Isa 6:1-2a, 3-8 Isa 6.1-8, (9-13)
Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany [6], Proper 1 Jer 17:5-10 Jer 17:5-8 Jer 17.5-10
Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany [7], Proper 2 Gen 45:3-11,21-28 1Sm 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23 Gen 45.3-11, 15
Eighth Sunday after the Epiphany [8], Proper 3 Jer 7:1-7(8-15) Sir 27:4-7 Sir 27.4-7 or Isa 55.10-13
Ninth Sunday after the Epiphany [9], Proper 4 1 Kgs 8:41-43 1Ki 8.22-23, 41-43
Last Sunday after the Epiphany (Transfiguration Sunday) Ex 34:29-35 Ex 34.29-35
SEASON OF LENT
Ash Wednesday Joel 2:1-2,12-17 *or* Isa 58:1-12 Joel 2:12-18 Joel 2.1-2, 12-17 or Isa 58.1-12
First Sunday in Lent Dt 26:(1-4)5-11 Dt 26:4-10 Dt 26.1-11
Second Sunday in Lent Gen 15:1-12,17-18 Gen 15:5-12, 17-18 Gen 15.1-12, 17-18
Third Sunday in Lent Ex 3:1-15 Ex 3:1-8a, 13-15 Isa 55.1-9
Fourth Sunday in Lent Jos (4:19-24) 5:9-12 Josh 5:9a, 10-12 Jos 5.9-12
Fifth Sunday in Lent Isa 43:16-21 Isa 43:16-21 Isa 43.16-21
Sixth Sunday in Lent (Passion Sunday of Palm Sunday)
Liturgy of the Palms
Liturgy of the Passion Isa 45:21-25 *or* Isa 52:13–53:12 Isa 50:4-7 Isa 50.4-9a
HOLY WEEK
Monday of Holy Week Isa 42:1-9 Isa 42:1-7 Isa 42.1-9
Tuesday of Holy Week Isa 49:1-6 Isa 49:1-6 Isa 49.1-7
Wednesday of Holy Week Isa 50:4-9a Isa 50:4-9 Isa 50.4-9a
Holy Thursday Ex 12:1-14a Ex 12:1-8, 11-14 Ex 12.1-4, (5-10), 11-14
Good Friday Isa 52:13–53:12 *or* Gen 22:1-18 *or* Wis 2:1,12-24 Isa 52:13—53:12 Isa 52.13-53.12
Holy Saturday Job 14:1-14 Job 14.1-14 or Lam 3.1-9, 19-24
SEASON OF EASTER
Resurrection of the Lord
Easter Vigil Gen 1:1-2:2 Gen 1:1-2:2 or 1, 26-31a Gen 1.1-2.4a
Gen 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:8-18; 9:8-13 Gen 22:1-18 or 1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 Gen 7.1-5, 11-18; 8.6-18; 9.8-13
Gen 22:1-18 Ex 14:15—15:1 Gen 22.1-18
Ex 14:10-15:1 Isa 54:5-14 Ex 14.10-31; 15.20-21
Isa 4:2-6 Isa 55:1-11 Isa 55.1-11
Isa 55:1-11 Bar 3:9-15, 32-4:4 Bar 3.9-15 or Pr 8.1-8, 19-21; 9.4b-6
Ezk 36:24-28 Ezk 36:16-17a, 18-28 (diff) Ezk 36.24-28
Ezk 37:1-14 Ezk 37.1-14
Zeph 3:12-20 Zeph 3.14-20
Easter Day Ac 10:34-43 *or* Isa 51:9-11 Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Ac 10.34-43 of Isa 65.17-25
Easter Evening Ac 5:29a,30-32 *or* Dan 12:1-3 Isa 25.6-9
Second Sunday of Easter Ac 5:12a,17-22,25-29 *or* Job 42:1-6 Acts 5:12-16 Isa 5.27-32
Third Sunday of Easter Ac 9:1-19a *or* Jer 32:36-41 Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41 Ac 9.1-6, (7-20)
Fourth Sunday of Easter Ac 13:15-16,26-33(34-39) *or* Num 27:12-23 Acts 13:14, 43-52 Ac 9.36-43
Fifth Sunday of Easter Ac 13:44-52 *or* Lev 19:1-2,9-18 Acts 14:21-27 Ac 11.1-18
Sixth Sunday of Easter Ac 14:8-18 *or* Joel 2:21-27 Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 Ac 16.9-15
Ascension of the Lord (Fortieth Day, Sixth Thursday of Easter) Ac 1:1-11 *or* 2Ki 2:1-15 Acts 1:1-11 Ac 1.1-11
Seventh Sunday of Easter Ac 16:16-34 *or* 1Sm 12:19-24 Acts 7:55-60 Ac 16.16-34
Day of Pentecost Ac 2:1-11 *or* Joel 2:28-32 Acts 2:1-11 Ac 2.1-21 or Gen 11.1-9
SEASON AFTER PENTECOST
Trinity Sunday (First Sunday after Pentecost) Isa 6:1-8 Prov 8:22-31 Pr 8.1-4, 22-31
Proper 4 [9] 1Ki 8:22-23,27-30,41-43 1 Kgs 8:41-43 1Ki 18.20-21, (22-29), 30-39 or 1Ki 8.22-23, 41-43
Proper 5 [10] 1Ki 17:17-24 1 Kgs 17:17-24 1Ki 17.8-16, (17-24) or 1Ki 17.17-24
Proper 6 [11] 2Sm 11:26–12:10,13-15 2Sm 12:7-10, 13 1Ki 21.1-10, (11-14), 15-21a or 2Sm 11.26-12.10, 13-15
Proper 7 [12] Zech 12:8-10; 13:1 Zech 12:10-11; 13:1 (diff) 1Ki 19.1-4, (5-7), 8-15a or Isa 65.1-9
Proper 8 [13] 1Ki 19:15-16,19-21 1 Kgs 19:16b, 19-21 2Ki 2.1-2, 6-14 or 1Ki 19.15-16, 19-21
Proper 9 [14] Isa 66:10-16 Isa 66:10-14c 2Ki 5.1-14 or Isa 66.10-14
Proper 10 [15] Dt 30:9-14 Dt 30:10-14 Amos 7.7-17 or Dt 30.9-14
Proper 11 [16] Gen 18:1-10a(10b-14) Gen 18:1-10a Amos 8.1-12 or Gen 18.1-10a
Proper 12 [17] Gen 18:20-33 Gen 18:20-32 Hos 1.2-10 or Gen 18.20-32
Proper 13 [18] Ecc 1:12-14; 2:(1-7,11)18-23 Eccl 1:2, 2:21-23 Hos 11.1-11 or Ecc 1.2, 12-14; 2.18-23
Proper 14 [19] Gen 15:1-6 Wis 18:6-9 Isa 1.1, 10-20 or Gen 15.1-6
Proper 15 [20] Jer 23:23-29 Jer 38:4-6, 8-10 Isa 5.1-7 or Jer 23.23-29
Proper 16 [21] Isa 28:14-22 Isa 66:18-21 Jer 1.4-10 or Isa 58.9b-14
Proper 17 [22] Sir 10:(7-11)12-18 Sir 3:17-18, 20, 28-29 Jer 2.4-13 or Sir 10.12-18 or Pr 25.6-7
Proper 18 [23] Dt 30:15-20 Wis 9:13-18b Jer 18.1-11 or Dt 30.15-20
Proper 19 [24] Ex 32:1,7-14 Ex 32:7-11, 13-14 Jer 4.11-12, 22-28 or Ex 32.7-14
Proper 20 [25] Amos 8:4-7(8-12) Amos 8:4-7 Jer 8.18-9.1 or Amos 8.4-7
Proper 21 [26] Amos 6:1-7 Amos 6:1a, 4-7 Jer 32.1-3a, 6-15 or Amos 6.1a, 4-7
Proper 22 [27] Hab 1:1-6(7-11)12-13; 2:1-4 Habb 1:2-3, 2:2-4 Lam 1.1-6 or Hab 1.1-4; 2.1-4
Proper 23 [28] Ruth 1:(1-7)8-19a 2 Kgs 5:14-17 Jer 29.1, 4-7 or 2Ki 5.1-3, 7-15c
Proper 24 [29] Gen 32:3-8,22-30 Ex 17:8-13 Jer 31.27-34 or Gen 32.22-31
Proper 25 [30] Jer 14:(1-6)7-10,19-22 Sir 35:12-14, 16-18 Joel 2.23-32 or Sir 35.12-17 or Jer 14.7-10, 19-22
Proper 26 [31] Isa 1:10-20 Wis 11:22-12:2 Hab 1.1-4; 2.1-4 or Isa 1.10-18
Proper 27 [32] Job 19:23-27a 2 Macc 7:1-2, 9-14 Hag 1.15b-2.9 or Job 19.23-27a
Proper 28 [33] Mal 3:13–4:2a,5-6 Mal 3:19-20a Isa 65.17-25 or Mal 4.1-2a
Proper 29 [34] (Reign of Christ or Christ the King) Jer 23:1-6 2Sm 5:1-3 Jer 23.1-6 or Jer 23.1-6

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