10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time invites us to deepen our understanding of God’s mercy and compassion. As we delve into the depths of these readings, we are reminded of the importance of repentance, faith, and embracing God’s mercy. They challenge us to reflect on our own lives, recognizing our shortcomings and seeking genuine repentance. They invite us to have unwavering faith in God’s righteousness and the promise of resurrection through Jesus Christ.

Moreover, these readings encourage us to emulate Jesus’ example by reaching out to the marginalized, the sinners, and the broken-hearted. They remind us that compassion knows no bounds and that God’s love extends even to the most vulnerable among us.

Click on the appropriate year below to see resources, themes, homilies, games, lesson plans, and more for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A: Sunday June 10, 2029
10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B: Sunday June 9, 2024
10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C: Sunday June 10, 2029

Mass Readings for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

  • Sunday June 10, 2029

See resources, homilies, and more for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A readings here.

  • First ReadingHosea 6:3-6: Let’s wholeheartedly embrace the importance of sincere repentance and strive to genuinely understand God, knowing that true authenticity matters more than outward acts of devotion.
  • Responsorial PsalmPsalm 50: God summons the earth, stating that He does not rebuke sacrifices but desires praise, fulfillment of vows, and reliance in times of distress, promising rescue and glory.
  • Second ReadingRomans 4:18-25: Hold on to unwavering faith like Abraham, knowing that righteousness is attained through belief in God, who raised Jesus from the dead, bringing hope and justification to you.
  • Gospel Matthew 9:9-13: Jesus calls Matthew, a tax collector, to be his disciple, demonstrating his willingness to embrace and heal sinners, which challenges the self-righteous attitudes of the religious leaders and teaches the importance of mercy and compassion over rigid legalism.

Mass Readings for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

  • Sunday June 9, 2024

See resources, homilies, and more for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B readings here.

  • First ReadingGenesis 3:9-15: After eating from the forbidden tree, Adam admitted hiding when questioned by God, blaming the woman who in turn blamed the serpent, leading to God’s pronouncement of consequences on the serpent and the establishment of enmity between the serpent’s offspring and the woman’s offspring.
  • Responsorial PsalmPsalm 130: From the depths of my despair, I cry out to you, O LORD, asking for your attentive mercy and forgiveness, trusting in your word and eagerly awaiting your redeeming power to save us from our iniquities.
  • Second Reading2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1: Through our shared faith, we believe, speak, and eagerly anticipate our resurrection with Jesus.
  • Gospel Mark 3:20-35: Jesus returned home with His disciples, but the crowd gathered around Him so intensely that they couldn’t even eat, leading His relatives to try to seize Him, claiming He was out of His mind. Jesus responded with parables, highlighting the impossibility of Satan working against himself. Later, His mother and brothers arrived, prompting Jesus to emphasize that those who do the will of God are His true family.

Mass Readings for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

  • Sunday June 10, 2029

See resources, homilies, and more for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C readings here.

  • First Reading1 Kings 17:17-24: Elijah, in Zarephath of Sidon, encountered a widow whose son fell gravely ill and eventually stopped breathing. Elijah took the boy, prayed to the Lord, and miraculously revived him, leading the grateful widow to recognize him as a true man of God.
  • Responsorial PsalmPsalm 30: I will sing praise, give thanks, and forever offer gratitude to the Lord who turned my mourning into dancing and became my helper.
  • Second ReadingGalatians 1:11-19: The gospel is not of human origin but was directly revealed by Jesus Christ.
  • Gospel Luke 7:11-17: Jesus encounters a funeral procession for a widow’s only son, and filled with compassion, He raises the young man back to life, causing astonishment among the crowd and recognition of Jesus as a great prophet, spreading the news of this miraculous event throughout the region.

More About Lectionary Cycles

Learn more about the difference between a Bible and a Lectionary, how the Lectionary is arranged, and translations of the Bible used at Mass for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time.


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