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Study, Pray, Serve: 6th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the themes in the readings for the 6th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Sirach 15:15-20

  • Trusting in God and following the commandments bring us life and salvation.
  • God understands all our deeds and no one has license to sin.

Psalm – 119:1-2,4-5,17-18,33-34

  • “Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord!”
  • Those who are blameless and observe the Lord’s decrees will live.

2nd Reading – 1st Corinthians 2:6-10

  • Paul preaches the wisdom of God as it has been revealed through the Spirit.

Gospel – Matthew 5:17-37

  • Jesus teaches how his commandments far exceed the precepts of the law.
  • The Lord speaks forcefully about killing, adultery, divorce and false oaths.

Mass Readings – 6th Sunday of the Year


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