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HOLY MASS TUESDAY FIFTEENTH WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME 2015

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The Roman Catholic Church, according to the General Roman Calendar, celebrates the following in Tuesday, 2015-07-14:

  • Saint Camillus de Lellis, priest 2015:

    FIRST LECTURE OF THE MASS

    1 John 3, 14-18

    RESPONSORIAL PSALM

    Psalm 111, 1-2. 3-4. 5-7a. 7b-8. 9

    GOSPEL OF THE MASS

    John 15, 9-17

  • TUESDAY FIFTEENTH WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME 2015:

    Ordinary Time.

    FIRST LECTURE OF THE MASS

    Ex 2:1-15a

    A certain man of the house of Levi married a Levite woman,
    who conceived and bore a son.
    Seeing that he was a goodly child, she hid him for three months.
    When she could hide him no longer, she took a papyrus basket,
    daubed it with bitumen and pitch,
    and putting the child in it,
    placed it among the reeds on the river bank.
    His sister stationed herself at a distance
    to find out what would happen to him.

    Pharaoh’s daughter came down to the river to bathe,
    while her maids walked along the river bank.
    Noticing the basket among the reeds, she sent her handmaid to fetch it.
    On opening it, she looked, and lo, there was a baby boy, crying!
    She was moved with pity for him and said,
    “It is one of the Hebrews’ children.”
    Then his sister asked Pharaoh’s daughter,
    “Shall I go and call one of the Hebrew women
    to nurse the child for you?”
    “Yes, do so,” she answered.
    So the maiden went and called the child’s own mother.
    Pharaoh’s daughter said to her,
    “Take this child and nurse it for me, and I will repay you.”
    The woman therefore took the child and nursed it.
    When the child grew, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter,
    who adopted him as her son and called him Moses;
    for she said, “I drew him out of the water.”

    On one occasion, after Moses had grown up,
    when he visited his kinsmen and witnessed their forced labor,
    he saw an Egyptian striking a Hebrew, one of his own kinsmen.
    Looking about and seeing no one,
    he slew the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.
    The next day he went out again, and now two Hebrews were fighting!
    So he asked the culprit,
    “Why are you striking your fellow Hebrew?”
    But the culprit replied,
    “Who has appointed you ruler and judge over us?
    Are you thinking of killing me as you killed the Egyptian?”
    Then Moses became afraid and thought,
    “The affair must certainly be known.”

    Pharaoh, too, heard of the affair and sought to put Moses to death.
    But Moses fled from him and stayed in the land of Midian.

    RESPONSORIAL PSALM

    PS 69:3, 14, 30-31, 33-34

    R. (see 33) Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live.
    I am sunk in the abysmal swamp
    where there is no foothold;
    I have reached the watery depths;
    the flood overwhelms me.
    R. Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live.
    But I pray to you, O LORD,
    for the time of your favor, O God!
    In your great kindness answer me
    with your constant help.
    R. Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live.
    But I am afflicted and in pain;
    let your saving help, O God, protect me;
    I will praise the name of God in song,
    and I will glorify him with thanksgiving.
    R. Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live.
    “See, you lowly ones, and be glad;
    you who seek God, may your hearts revive!
    For the LORD hears the poor,
    and his own who are in bonds he spurns not.”
    R. Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live.

    Alleluia Ps 95:8

    R. Alleluia, alleluia.
    If today you hear his voice,
    harden not your hearts.
    R. Alleluia, alleluia.

    GOSPEL OF THE MASS

    Mt 11:20-24

    Jesus began to reproach the towns
    where most of his mighty deeds had been done,
    since they had not repented.
    "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida!
    For if the mighty deeds done in your midst
    had been done in Tyre and Sidon,
    they would long ago have repented in sackcloth and ashes.
    But I tell you, it will be more tolerable
    for Tyre and Sidon on the day of judgment than for you.
    And as for you, Capernaum:

    Will you be exalted to heaven?
    You will go down to the nether world.


    For if the mighty deeds done in your midst had been done in Sodom,
    it would have remained until this day.
    But I tell you, it will be more tolerable
    for the land of Sodom on the day of judgment than for you."

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