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Twenty-first Sunday of the Year

AUGUST 23 – TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.
Mass of the Sunday, Gloria, Creed, preface of the Sunday (green).
Readings: 

Joshua 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b;
Ephesians 5:21-32; 

John 6:60-69.

AUGUST 24 – ST. BARTHOLOMEW.
Mass of the feast, preface of the Apostles (red).
Readings: 

Revelation 21:9b -14; 
John 1:45-51.

AUGUST 25 – TUESDAY: TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME.
Mass of the day (green).
Readings: 

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; 
Matthew 23:23-26.

AUGUST 26 – WEDNESDAY: TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME.
Mass of the day (green).
Readings: 

1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; 
Matthew 23:27-32.

AUGUST 27 – ST. MONICA.
Mass of the memorial (white).
Readings: 

1 Thessalonians 3:7-13;
Matthew 24:42-51.

AUGUST 28 – ST. AUGUSTINE.
Mass of the memorial (white).
Readings: 

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8; 
Matthew 25:1-13.

AUGUST 29 – THE PASSION OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST.
Mass of the memorial, preface of St. John the Baptist (red).
Readings: 

Jeremiah 1:17-19; 
Mark 6:17-29.

Apostleship of Prayer
Themes for August 2015

General: 
That volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needy.

Evangelisation: 
That setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbours to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and society.