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					Entrance Antiphon: This holy woman fought
to the death for the law of her God, never
cowed by the threats of the wicked, her
house was built on solid rock.

First Reading: Hebrews 8:6-13
                                                     WEEKDAY MASS SHEET
It is a better covenant of which he is the
mediator.
                                                             Week 2, Year I

Responsorial Psalm: Mercy and faithfulness
have met.

Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia!
Through the Good News God called us to
share the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Alleluia!
                                                             Monday, 17th Jan
Gospel: Mark 3:13-19
He summoned those he wanted to be his                       St Anthony Abbot
companions.
                                                 Anthony was born in Egypt. Originally he
Communion Antiphon: If anyone wishes to          was a hermit but soon disciples gathered
come after me, he must renounce himself,         around him and so he is regarded as the
take up his cross, and follow me, says the       ‘father of monasticism’. Anthony died in 356.
Lord.                                            His life was written by St Athanasius and
                                                 helped to contribute to the conversion of St
                                                 Augustine and St Martin.
             Saturday, 22nd Jan                  Entrance Antiphon: The just man will
                                                 flourish like the palm tree. Planted in
                   Weekday
                                                 the courts of God’s house, he will grow
Entrance Antiphon: May all the earth give        great like the cedars of Lebanon.
you worship and praise, and break into
                                                 First Reading: Hebrews 5:1-10
song to your name, O God, Most High.
                                                 Although he was Son, he learnt to obey
First Reading: Hebrews 9:2-3. 11-14              through suffering.
He has entered the sanctuary once and for all
                                                 Responsorial Psalm: You are a priest for
through his own blood.
                                                 ever, a priest like Melchizedek of old.
Responsorial Psalm: God goes up with shouts
                                                 Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia!
of joy; the Lord goes up with trumpet blast.
                                                 Accept God’s message for what it really
Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! God in   is: God’s message, and not some human
Christ was reconciling the world to              thinking. Alleluia!
himself, and he has entrusted to us the
                                                 Gospel: Mark 2:18-22
news that they are reconciled. Alleluia!
                                                 The bridegroom is with them.
Gospel: Mark 3:20-21
                                                 Communion Antiphon: If you wish to be
His relatives said he was out of his mind.
                                                 perfect, go, sell what you own, give it all
Communion Antiphon: The Lord has                 to the poor, then come, follow me.
prepared a feast for me: given wine in
plenty for me to drink.
              Tuesday, 18th Jan                      Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! I am
                                                     the Good Shepherd: I know my own and
   Day of Prayer for Christian Unity                 my own know me, says the Lord. Alleluia!

Entrance Antiphon: I am the Good Shepherd.           Gospel: John 10:11-15
I know my sheep, and mine know me, says              I am the Good Shepherd who lays down his life
the Lord, just as the Father knows me and I          for his sheep.
know the Father. I give my life for my
sheep.                                               Communion Antiphon: I shall raise up for
                                                     myself a faithful priest, says the Lord. i
First Reading: Hebrews 6:10-20                       shall build him an enduring house and he
In the hope that is held out to us we have an        will walk in the presence of my Anointed.
anchor for our soul, as sure as it is firm.

Responsorial Psalm: The Lord keeps his
covenant ever in mind.                                          Thursday, 20th Jan

Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! Open                           Weekday
my eyes, O Lord, that I may consider the
wonders of your law. Alleluia!                       Entrance Antiphon: May all the earth give
                                                     you worship and praise, and break into
Gospel: Mark 2:23-28                                 song to your name, O God, Most High.
The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the
Sabbath.                                             First Reading: Hebrews 7:23-8:6
                                                     He offered sacrifices by offering himself once
Communion Antiphon: Because there is one             and for all.
bread, we, though many, are one body, for
we all share in the one loaf and in the one          Responsorial Psalm: Her I am, Lord! I come
cup.                                                 to do your will.

                                                     Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! Your
                                                     words are spirit, Lord, and they are life:
           Wednesday, 19th Jan                       you have the message of eternal life.
                                                     Alleluia!
            St Wulstan, Bishop
                                                     Gospel: Mark 3:7-12
Wulstan was born c.1008 and became a                 The unclean spirits would shout, ‘You are the
Benedictine and Bishop of Worcester. After the       son of God!’ But he warned them strongly not
Norman Conquest he was the only English Bishop       to make him known.
to retain his See. He instituted Pastoral
Visitations. Wulstan died in 1095.                   Communion Antiphon: The Lord has
                                                     prepared a feast for me: given wine in
Entrance Antiphon: I myself shall take care of       plenty for me to drink.
my flock and look after it, says the Lord; I
shall raise up a shepherd and put him in
charge of them to pasture them. I, the                             Friday, 21st Jan
Lord, shall be their God.

The Gloria is recited.
                                                            St Agnes, Virgin & Martyr
                                                     304 saw the martyrdom of Agnes, a young girl
First Reading: Romans 6:17-19, 20-23
                                                     of 12. He name is mentioned in the Roman
You are set free from sin and bound to the service
of God.                                              Canon and the Greek calendar of Saints. Agnes
                                                     was an illustrious martyr who has been
Responsorial Psalm: O give thanks to the Lord        honoured since 354.
for he is good: for his love endures forever.

				
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