Category Archives: Old Testament

Scriptures from the Old Testament

01-18-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 18, 2020 Jesus went out along the sea.  All the crowd came to him and he taught them. As he passed by, he saw Levi, son of Alphaeus, sitting at the customs post. Jesus said to him, “Follow me.”  … Continue reading

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01-17-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 17, 2020 (St. Anthony, Abbot) All the elders of Israel came in a body to Samuel at Ramah and said to him, “Now that you are old, and your sons do not follow your example, appoint a king over … Continue reading

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01-15-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 15, 2020 When Samuel went to sleep in his place, the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, “Samuel, Samuel!” Samuel answered, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”  Samuel grew up, and the LORD was with … Continue reading

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01-12-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 12, 2010 (The Baptism of the Lord) Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to … Continue reading

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01-05-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 5, 2020 (Epiphany Sunday) Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines, and … Continue reading

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01-01-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 1, 2020 (The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God) The LORD said to Moses: “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them: This is how you shall bless the Israelites. Say to them: The LORD bless you and … Continue reading

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12-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 29, 2019 (The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph) God sets a father in honor over his children; a mother’s authority he confirms over her sons. Whoever honors his father atones for sins, and preserves himself from them. … Continue reading

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12-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 24, 2019 (Christmas Eve Day – The Nativity of the Lord) The LORD revealed to King David through the prophet Nathan, “When your time comes and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your heir after you, … Continue reading

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12-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 23, 2019 (Seventh of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law: come to save us, Lord our God!” “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and … Continue reading

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12-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 22, 2019 (4th Sunday of Advent, A) (Sixth of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O King of all nations and keystone of the Church: come and save man, whom you formed from the dust!” “For a child has been born for … Continue reading

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12-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 20, 2019 (Fourth of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Key of David, opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom: come and free the prisoners of darkness!” “I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he … Continue reading

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12-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 19, 2019 (Third of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Root of Jesse’s stem, sign of God’s love for all his people: come to save us without delay!” “On that day the root of Jesse shall stand as a signal to … Continue reading

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12-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 18, 2019 (Second of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush and gave him the law on Sinai: Come and redeem us with … Continue reading

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12-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 16, 2019 When Jesus had come into the temple area, the chief priests and the elders of the people approached him as he was teaching and said, “By what authority are you doing these things? And who gave you … Continue reading

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12-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 14, 2019 (St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Blessed is he who shall have seen you and who falls asleep in your friendship. Sir_48:1-4,9-11 And to see God is to let go of seeing anything … Continue reading

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12-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 10, 2019 Like a shepherd he feeds his flock; in his arms he gathers the lambs, Carrying them in his bosom, and leading the ewes with care.   Is_40:1-11 Jesus said to his disciples: “What is your opinion? If a … Continue reading

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12-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 8, 2019 (2nd Sunday Advent, A) On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom.  The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a spirit of wisdom … Continue reading

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12-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 7, 2019 (St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) The Prophet Isaiah said, “No longer will your Teacher hide himself, but with your own eyes you shall see your Teacher, while from behind, a voice shall sound in … Continue reading

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12-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 6, 2019 (St. Nicholas, Bishop) Thus says the Lord GOD: But a very little while, and Lebanon shall be changed into an orchard, and the orchard be regarded as a forest! On that day the deaf shall hear the … Continue reading

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12-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 4, 2019 On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure, choice wines.  On this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils … Continue reading

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12-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 3, 2019 (St. Francis Xavier, Priest) Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have … Continue reading

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11-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 29, 2019 The Prophet Daniel saw in a vision, One like a son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven; When he reached the Ancient One and was presented before him, He received dominion, glory, and kingship; nations … Continue reading

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11-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 28, 2019 May we “bless the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth; Who fosters people’s growth from their mother’s womb, and fashions them according to his will! May he grant you joy of heart and … Continue reading

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11-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 27, 2019 Mocking the God of Israel, the Babylonian king and his entourage drank from the holy vessels stolen from the Temple. Suddenly, opposite the lampstand, the fingers of a human hand appeared, writing on the plaster of the … Continue reading

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11-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 25, 2019 (St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr) Daniel was resolved not to defile himself with the king’s food or wine. . . . Daniel said to the steward whom the chief chamberlain had put in charge of … Continue reading

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11-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 22, 2019 (St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr) On the anniversary of the day on which the Gentiles had defiled it (the Sanctuary of the Temple), on that very day it was reconsecrated with songs, harps, flutes, and cymbals.  All … Continue reading

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11-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 20, 2019 It happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them to eat pork in violation of God’s law.  Most admirable and worthy of everlasting remembrance … Continue reading

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11-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 15, 2019 (St. Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) All men were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God, and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing him who is, … Continue reading

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11-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 14, 2019 In Wisdom is a spirit intelligent, holy, unique, manifold, subtle, agile, clear, unstained, certain, not baneful, loving the good, keen, unhampered, beneficent, kindly, firm, secure, tranquil, all-powerful, all-seeing…  Wis_7:22b–8:1 Words just cannot describe the indescribable perfection! THAT’s … Continue reading

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11-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 12, 2019 (St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr) God formed man to be imperishable; the image of his own nature he made them.  But by the envy of the Devil, death entered the world, and they who are in his … Continue reading

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11-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 9, 2019 (Dedication of Lateran Basilica) “Wherever the river flows, every sort of living creature that can multiply shall live, . . .  Along both banks of the river, fruit trees of every kind shall grow; their leaves shall … Continue reading

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