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The Roman Catholic Church, according to the General Roman Calendar, celebrates the following in Tuesday, 2017-02-07:

  • St. Colette of Corbie, Virgin 2017:


    Hebrews 13:15-17, 20-21

    15Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.16Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.17Obey your leaders and submit to them;for they are keeping watch over your souls, as men who will have to give account. Let them do this joyfully, and not sadly, for that would be of no advantage to you.20Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant,21equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in you that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ;to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.


    Psalms 23:1-6

    1The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want;2he makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters;3he restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 4Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil;for thou art with me;thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. 5Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of my enemies;thou anointest my head with oil, my cup overflows. 6Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life;and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.


    Mark 6:30-34

    30The apostles returned to Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31And he said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32And they went away in the boat to a lonely place by themselves. 33Now many saw them going, and knew them, and they ran there on foot from all the towns, and got there ahead of them. 34As he went ashore he saw a great throng, and he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd;and he began to teach them many things.


    Ordinary Time.


    Gn 1:20—2:4a

    God said,
    “Let the water teem with an abundance of living creatures,
    and on the earth let birds fly beneath the dome of the sky.”
    And so it happened:
    God created the great sea monsters
    and all kinds of swimming creatures with which the water teems,
    and all kinds of winged birds.
    God saw how good it was, and God blessed them, saying,
    “Be fertile, multiply, and fill the water of the seas;
    and let the birds multiply on the earth.”
    Evening came, and morning followed–the fifth day.

    Then God said,
    “Let the earth bring forth all kinds of living creatures:
    cattle, creeping things, and wild animals of all kinds.”
    And so it happened:
    God made all kinds of wild animals, all kinds of cattle,
    and all kinds of creeping things of the earth.
    God saw how good it was.
    Then God said:
    “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.
    Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea,
    the birds of the air, and the cattle,
    and over all the wild animals
    and all the creatures that crawl on the ground.”

    God created man in his image;
    in the divine image he created him;
    male and female he created them.

    God blessed them, saying:
    “Be fertile and multiply;
    fill the earth and subdue it.
    Have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air,
    and all the living things that move on the earth.”
    God also said:
    “See, I give you every seed-bearing plant all over the earth
    and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food;
    and to all the animals of the land, all the birds of the air,
    and all the living creatures that crawl on the ground,
    I give all the green plants for food.”
    And so it happened.
    God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good.
    Evening came, and morning followed–the sixth day.

    Thus the heavens and the earth and all their array were completed.
    Since on the seventh day God was finished with the work he had been doing,
    he rested on the seventh day from all the work he had undertaken.
    So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy,
    because on it he rested from all the work he had done in creation.

    Such is the story of the heavens and the earth at their creation.


    Ps 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9

    R. (2ab) O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!
    When I behold your heavens, the work of your fingers,
    the moon and the stars which you set in place—
    What is man that you should be mindful of him,
    or the son of man that you should care for him?
    R. O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!
    You have made him little less than the angels,
    and crowned him with glory and honor.
    You have given him rule over the works of your hands,
    putting all things under his feet.
    R. O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!
    All sheep and oxen,
    yes, and the beasts of the field,
    The birds of the air, the fishes of the sea,
    and whatever swims the paths of the seas.
    R. O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!

    Alleluia Ps 119:36, 29b

    R. Alleluia, alleluia.
    Incline my heart, O God, to your decrees;
    and favored me with your law.
    R. Alleluia, alleluia.


    Mk 7:1-13

    When the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem
    gathered around Jesus,
    they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals
    with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands.
    (For the Pharisees and, in fact, all Jews,
    do not eat without carefully washing their hands,
    keeping the tradition of the elders.
    And on coming from the marketplace
    they do not eat without purifying themselves.
    And there are many other things that they have traditionally observed,
    the purification of cups and jugs and kettles and beds.)
    So the Pharisees and scribes questioned him,
    "Why do your disciples not follow the tradition of the elders
    but instead eat a meal with unclean hands?"
    He responded,
    "Well did Isaiah prophesy about you hypocrites,
    as it is written:

    This people honors me with their lips,
    but their hearts are far from me;
    In vain do they worship me,
    teaching as doctrines human precepts.

    You disregard God's commandment but cling to human tradition."
    He went on to say,
    "How well you have set aside the commandment of God
    in order to uphold your tradition!
    For Moses said,
    Honor your father and your mother,
    and Whoever curses father or mother shall die.
    Yet you say,
    'If someone says to father or mother,
    "Any support you might have had from me is qorban"'
    (meaning, dedicated to God),
    you allow him to do nothing more for his father or mother.
    You nullify the word of God
    in favor of your tradition that you have handed on.
    And you do many such things."

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