Catholic Daily Mass Readings

Daily Mass Readings 18th January 2023, Wednesday

CATHOLIC DAILY MASS READINGS FOR 18 JANUARY 2023

Daily Mass Readings 18th January 2023, Wednesday

The readings on this page are taken from the Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible. You can also read the Mass Readings taken from the New Jerusalem Bible, which is used at Mass in most of the English-speaking world. (ReferencesCopyrights).

Daily Mass Readings 18th January 2023, Wednesday

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Daily Mass Readings 18th January 2023, Wednesday – Ordinary Weekday

First Reading: Hebrews 7: 1-3, 15-17
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 110: 1, 2, 3, 4
Alleluia: Matthew 4: 23
Gospel: Mark 3: 1-6
Lectionary: 313

First Reading: Hebrews 7: 1-3, 15-17
1 For this Melchisedech was king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him:

2 To whom also Abraham divided the tithes of all: who first indeed by interpretation, is king of justice: and then also king of Salem, that is, king of peace:

3 Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but likened unto the Son of God, continueth a priest for ever.

15 And it is yet far more evident: if according to the similitude of Melchisedech there ariseth another priest,

16 Who is made not according to the law of a carnal commandment, but according to the power of an indissoluble life:

17 For he testifieth: Thou art a priest for ever, according to the order of Melchisedech.

Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 110: 1, 2, 3, 4
R. (4b) You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek.

1 The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool.

R. You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek.

2 The Lord will send forth the sceptre of thy power out of Sion: rule thou in the midst of thy enemies.

R. You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek.

3 With thee is the principality in the day of thy strength: in the brightness of the saints: from the womb before the day star I begot thee.

R. You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek.

4 The Lord hath sworn, and he will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech.

R. You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek.

Alleluia: Matthew 4: 23
R. Alleluia, alleluia.

23 Jesus preached the Gospel of the Kingdom and cured every disease among the people.

R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel: Mark 3: 1-6
1 And he entered again into the synagogue, and there was a man there who had a withered hand.

2 And they watched him whether he would heal on the sabbath days; that they might accuse him.

3 And he said to the man who had the withered hand: Stand up in the midst.

4 And he saith to them: Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy? But they held their peace.

5 And looking round about on them with anger, being grieved for the blindness of their hearts, he saith to the man: Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it forth: and his hand was restored unto him.

6 And the Pharisees going out, immediately made a consultation with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.

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