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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

On the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we reflect on faith. We seek to have the trusting faith of children, who believe that God is always caring for them. The Kingdom of God belongs to those who place their trust in God rather than their own material possessions and prestige.

Click on the appropriate year below to see resources for this Sunday for youth ministers, catechists, teachers, and parents, including themes, homilies, games, lesson plans, and more.

Mass Readings for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

  • First ReadingIsaiah 5:1-7: “: What more was there to do for my vineyard that I had not done? Why, when I looked for the crop of grapes, did it bring forth wild grapes?”
  • Responsorial PsalmPsalm 80: “The vineyard of the Lord is the house of Israel.”
  • Second ReadingPhilippians 4:6-9: “Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”
  • Gospel Matthew 21:33-43: “Therefore, I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit.”

Mass Readings for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

  • First ReadingGenesis 2:18-24: “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable partner for him.”
  • Responsorial PsalmPsalm 128: “May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.”
  • Second ReadingHebrews 2:9-11: “He is not ashamed to call them brothers.”
  • GospelMark 10:2-16: “What God has joined together, no human being must separate.”

Mass Readings for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

  • First ReadingHabakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4: “For the vision still has its time, presses on to fulfillment, and will not disappoint; if it delays, wait for it, it will surely come, it will not be late.”
  • Responsorial PsalmPsalm 95: “If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.”
  • Second Reading2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14: “So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for his sake; but bear your share of hardship for the gospel with the strength that comes from God.”
  • Gospel Luke 17:5-10: “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.”

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