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November 2024: Mass Readings and Resources

November 2024 is Year B in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 2 in the weekday cycle. See Mass readings resources for specific Sundays and feast days in for November 2024 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

Sundays and Holy Days in November 2024

All Saints Day
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All Saints Day

Friday November 1, 2024

On the Solemnity of All Saints, which is celebrated on November 1, we honor all men and women who dedicated themselves to serving the Lord during their earthly lives. We recognize them as a community of saints and seek their intercession so that we too may one day join them in heaven. The Mass readings for this day highlight the rewards and blessings awaiting those who endure persecution for the sake of Christ, reminding us of the ultimate joy and glory that await the faithful in heaven.

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Resources for Year B
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31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday November 3, 2024

The readings for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B prompt us to reflect on our obedience to God's commandments, both in our thoughts and in our hearts. In the first reading, Moses emphasizes the love of God above all else, while the second reading highlights the eternal priesthood of Jesus. In the gospel, Jesus commends a man who understands the importance of the Great Commandment. These readings explore themes such as the Ten Commandments, the call to love, loyalty, different types of love, and the role of Church laws (Magisterium).

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Resources for Year B
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32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday November 10, 2024

The readings for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B challenge us to remember that all we have comes from God and to give generously. The first reading depicts a widow who shares her meager resources with Elijah and is rewarded with abundance. In the gospel, Jesus observes a poor widow who gives sacrificially from her poverty. These readings invite reflection on themes such as counting our blessings, charity, service, generosity, trust in God, giving our whole heart, examining what we are holding back, and avoiding comparisons and looking down on others.

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Resources for Year B
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33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday November 17, 2024

The readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B focus on heavenly battles and being prepared. The first reading introduces St. Michael the Archangel as a guardian. The second reading highlights Jesus' perfect offering for us, and in the gospel, Jesus speaks of coming darkness and the need to be ready. These readings invite reflection on topics such as archangels, angels, spiritual battles, readiness for the end, the temporary nature of worldly things, and the everlasting nature of God.

Solemnity of Christ the King Resources for Year B
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Solemnity of Christ the King

Sunday November 24, 2024

The Mass readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King Year B center around the theme of true kingship. The first reading foretells the coming of the Son of Man who receives dominion and kingship over all nations. The second reading from Revelation describes Jesus as the one who loves us, frees us from sin, and establishes us as a kingdom of priests. In the gospel, Jesus reveals that his kingdom is not of this world. These readings prompt reflection on the concept of Jesus as the true King, the relationship between the Mass and the Book of Revelation, Jesus in the context of spiritual battle, and the characteristics of his kingdom.

November 2024

Click on the title for Mass readings for the day, resources, homilies, reflections, and more.

Friday November 1, 2024

Solemnity of All Saints (All Saints Day)

November 1 is the Solemnity of All Saints, which is also called All Saints Day. On this day we remember all who were servants of the Lord while here on earth. We ask that they pray for us so that one day we might join them in heaven.

Saturday November 2, 2024

All Souls Day

November 2 is the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day). On this day we pray for loved ones who have departed this earth.

Sunday November 3, 2024

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

The readings for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B help us think of God's commandments and if we are following them just in our heads or also in our hearts. The Ten Commandments, the call to love, and Church laws are possible themes for this Sunday.

Monday November 4, 2024

St. Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo came from a wealthy family. He is known for his work implementing the reforms of the Council of Trent and creating seminaries to educate priests. He is also known for his care for the sick and dying during a plague.

Monday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Monday of the 31st week in Ordinary Time, Jesus turns the tables and tells us to welcome the poor and weak rather than the rich and strong.

Tuesday November 5, 2024

Tuesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 31st week in Ordinary Time, Jesus speaks of the importance of responding to the invitation to the Kingdom of God. Too many times, our response is just excuses, excuses.

Wednesday November 6, 2024

Wednesday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 31st week in Ordinary Time, Jesus speaks of hating our fathers and mothers. Does Jesus really want me to hate my parents. No!

Thursday November 7, 2024

Thursday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for for Thursday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time, tells of his joy when we repent. He is not afraid to associate with sinners. He wants to bring us back into right relationship.

Friday November 8, 2024

Friday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time, Jesus points out that people deal with worldly matters more prudently than they deal with spiritual matters.

Saturday November 9, 2024

The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

This Lateran Basilica feast day commemorates a building which is called the Basilica of St. John Lateran. The early Christians gathered quietly in their homes. But when the Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity, the followers of Jesus no longer feared persecution. Constantine donated a family palace to the Church and it became the Basilica of St. John Lateran.

Sunday November 10, 2024

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

The readings for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B challenge us to remember that all we have comes from God and we must be willing to give back. Counting our blessings, charity, and service are themes for this weekend.

Monday November 11, 2024

St. Martin of Tours

St. Martin of Tours was a 4th century soldier in the Roman military. He lived during a time when Christianity had become legalized in the Roman Empire. He was a catechumen - one being instructed in the Catholic faith in preparation for baptism. He refused to continue fighting after his baptism. "I am the soldier of Christ: it is not lawful for me to fight."

Monday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Monday of the 32nd week in ordinary time, Jesus speaks of forgiveness and faith. These are themes which our Lord returned to over and over again.

Tuesday November 12, 2024

Tuesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time, Jesus reminds us that we are servants. We should do what is expected of us.

St. Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr

St. Josaphat was a 17th century monk who worked for union between Eastern Orthodox churches and the Roman Catholic Church. He was eventually martyred by a mob who opposed the union.

Wednesday November 13, 2024

Wednesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time, Jesus heals ten lepers. But only one, a Samaritan, returns to thank him.

Thursday November 14, 2024

Thursday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Thursday of the 32nd week in Ordinary Time, Jesus speaks of the coming of the Kingdom of God. He warns us not to go running here and there looking for it.

Friday November 15, 2024

Friday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time, Luke 17:26-37, Jesus speaks about the coming of the Kingdom of God and compares it to the days of Noah and Lot. People were going about their daily lives, unaware of the impending judgment.

Saturday November 16, 2024

Saturday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Saturday of the 32nd Week on Ordinary time, Jesus tells the Parable of the Dishonest Judge. If this corrupt man can hear the plea of the widow, then how much more will God respond to the cries of his people?

Sunday November 17, 2024

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

The readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B speak of heavenly battles and being prepared. So some topics for this weekend are archangels, angels, spiritual battle, and readiness. Here are some ideas.

Monday November 18, 2024

Monday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Monday of the 33rd week in Ordinary Time, a blind man calls out to Jesus and Jesus asks him what he wants. The blind man wants to see. Jesus heals him.

Tuesday November 19, 2024

Tuesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time, Zacchaeus climbs a tree to see Jesus. When Jesus notices him, Zacchaeus repents of his selfish behavior.

Wednesday November 20, 2024

Wednesday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 33rd week in Ordinary time, Jesus tells the parable of the ten gold coins. Those who increase what they have been given are given more, while the one who does nothing with what he has been given loses it.

Thursday November 21, 2024

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

This date commemorates the day when Mary was dedicated to God at the temple in Jerusalem. Tradition holds that Sts. Joachim and Anne were thought to be barren. In thanksgiving for their daughter Mary, they took her to Jerusalem to consecrate her to God.

Thursday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Thursday of the 33rd week in Ordinary Time, Jesus weeps over the city of Jerusalem, for they did not recognize the Lord in their midst.

Friday November 22, 2024

Friday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time, Luke 19:45-48, Jesus enters the temple in Jerusalem and drives out those conducting business, declaring, "My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of robbers." This act of cleansing is a powerful reminder of the sanctity of worship and the need for purity in our spiritual lives.

Saturday November 23, 2024

Saturday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Saturday of the 33rd week in Ordinary Time, the Sadducees ask Jesus a trick question about resurrection. Jesus replies with an answer based on faith. God is the God of the living.

Sunday November 24, 2024

Solemnity of Christ the King Year B

The readings for the Feast of Christ the King Year B speak of heavenly battles and being prepared. So this weekend we could speak of the kingship of Christ or the book of Revelation. Here are some ideas.

Monday November 25, 2024

Monday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Monday of the 34th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus notices a poor widow who gives two small coins to the temple treasury. She is giving all she has, not her surplus.

Tuesday November 26, 2024

Tuesday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 34th week in ordinary time, Jesus speaks of the end times. This things of this world will not endure.

Wednesday November 27, 2024

Wednesday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time , Jesus warns that his followers will be persecuted and required to testify. But he will give wisdom in speaking.

Friday November 29, 2024

Friday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 34th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus talks about how we know what season it is by what we see around us. In the same way, we will know when we are near to the Kingdom of God.

Saturday November 30, 2024

St. Andrew, Apostle

St. Andrew is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ and the brother of Simon Peter. Jesus called them from their fishing boats and promised to make them "fishers of men".

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