Category Archives: Old Testament

Scriptures from the Old Testament

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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11-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 2, 2019 (Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed) The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. They seemed, in the view of the foolish, to be dead; and their passing … Continue reading

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10-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 27, 2019 (30th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) The one who serves God willingly is heard; his petition reaches the heavens.  Sir_35:12-14,16-18 When the just cry out, the Lord hears them, and from all their distress he rescues them. R. … Continue reading

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10-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 11, 2019 (St. John XXIII, Pope) The Prophet Joel said,  “Proclaim a fast, call an assembly; Gather the elders, all who dwell in the land, Into the house of the LORD, your God, and cry to the LORD!  Alas, … Continue reading

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10-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 10, 2019 Jesus told His disciples a parable about a neighbor who was reluctant to help his friend in need.  He concluded, “I tell you, if he does not get up to give him the loaves because of their … Continue reading

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10-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 9, 2019 (St. Denis, Bishop and Companions, Martyrs) The disciples asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name, your Kingdom come. … Continue reading

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10-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 8, 2019 The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: “Set out for the great city of Nineveh, and announce to it the message that I will tell you.”  . . .  When God saw by … Continue reading

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10-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 7, 2019 (Our Lady of the Rosary) .. the LORD sent a large fish, that swallowed Jonah; and Jonah remained in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. From the belly of the fish Jonah prayed … Continue reading

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10-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 1, 2019 (St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) When the days for Jesus to be taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him. … Continue reading

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09-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 28, 2019 Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion! See, I am coming to dwell among you, says the LORD.  Many nations shall join themselves to the LORD on that day, and they shall be his people and he will … Continue reading

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09-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 27, 2019 (St. Vincent de Paul, Priest) Greater will be the future glory of this house than the former, says the LORD of hosts;  And in this place I will give you peace, says the LORD of hosts!  Hg_2:1-9 … Continue reading

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09-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 15, 2019 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses implored the LORD, his God, saying, “Why, O LORD, should your wrath blaze up against your own people, whom you brought out of the land of Egypt with such great power … Continue reading

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09-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 1, 2019 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time C) My child, conduct your affairs with humility, and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts. Humble yourself the more, the greater you are, and you will find favor with … Continue reading

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08-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2019 (St. Rose of Lima, Virgin) After the death of her husband, Ruth said to her mother-in-law, Naomi, “Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I … Continue reading

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08-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2019 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Joshua addressed all the people: “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: . . . “I gave you a land that you had not tilled and cities that you had not built, … Continue reading

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08-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2019 (Transfiguration of the Lord) As the visions during the night continued, I saw: One like a Son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven;  When he reached the Ancient One and was presented before him, The … Continue reading

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07-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 31, 2019 (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest) As Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the commandments in his hands, he did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while he … Continue reading

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07-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 26, 2019 (Ss. Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary) In those days: God delivered all these commandments:  “I, the LORD, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. … Continue reading

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07-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 22, 2019 (St. Mary Magdalene) The Bride says: On my bed at night I sought him whom my heart loves–I sought him but I did not find him. I will rise then and go about the city; in the … Continue reading

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07-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2019 (Sixteenth Sunday Ordinary Time, C) When Abraham received some surprise visitors of the LORD, after offering them a place to rest, he hastened into the tent and told Sarah, “Quick, three measures of fine flour! Knead it … Continue reading

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07-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 19, 2019 The LORD said, “This is how you are to eat it (the Passover Lamb): with your loins girt, sandals on your feet and your staff in hand, you shall eat like those who are in flight.  It … Continue reading

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07-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 14, 2019 (15th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses said, “For this command that I enjoin on you today is not too mysterious and remote for you. . . . it is something very near to you, already in your … Continue reading

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07-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 11, 2019 (St. Benedict, Abbot) “Come closer to me,” he (Joseph) told his brothers.  When they had done so, he said: “I am your brother Joseph, whom you once sold into Egypt. But now do not be distressed, and … Continue reading

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07-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 10, 2019 (St. Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest and Companions, Martyrs in China) . . . all the world came to Joseph to obtain rations of grain, for famine had gripped the whole world. Gn_41:55-57;42:5-7a,17-24a Jesus sent out these Twelve after … Continue reading

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07-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 8, 2019 In you, my God, I place my trust.  Ps 91 Response Jacob had a dream: a stairway rested on the ground, with its top reaching to the heavens; and God’s messengers were going up and down on … Continue reading

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07-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 4, 2019 Again the LORD’s messenger called to Abraham from heaven and said: “I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you acted as you did in not withholding from me your beloved son, I will bless you … Continue reading

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07-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 1, 2019 (St. Junipero Serra, Priest) While the two men walked on farther toward Sodom, the LORD remained standing before Abraham. Then Abraham drew nearer to him and said: “Will you sweep away the innocent with the guilty? Suppose … Continue reading

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06-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 26, 2019 The LORD said to Abram, “I am the LORD who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land as a possession.” “O Lord GOD,” he asked, “how am I to know that I … Continue reading

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