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November 2025: Mass Readings and Resources

November 2025 is Year C in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 1 in the weekday cycle. Year A starts on the last day of the month with the beginning of Advent. See Mass readings resources for specific Sundays and feast days in for November 2025 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

Sundays and Holy Days in November 2025

All Saints Day
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Solemnity of All Saints (All Saints Day)

Saturday November 1, 2025

The Solemnity of All Saints is a day to remember and honor all those who have lived as faithful servants of the Lord, with the hope that they intercede for us and lead us to heaven. The Mass readings for this day highlight the blessings and rewards of those who follow Christ faithfully, reminding us that we are called to be patient with one another as we strive towards holiness.

All Souls Day
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All Souls Day

Sunday November 2, 2025

All Souls Day, observed on November 2, is a day dedicated to praying for our departed loved ones. The Mass readings for this commemoration offer hope and assurance of eternal life, reminding us of the importance of praying for the souls of the faithful departed.

The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica
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The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

Sunday November 9, 2025

The Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome commemorates the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the oldest church in Rome. It reminds Catholics of their past and the importance of religious freedom, while the Mass readings highlight the symbolism of the temple and the foundation of Jesus Christ.

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

Sunday November 16, 2025

The readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C focus on the themes of the end times, perseverance, and being spiritually ready. The first reading and gospel speak of the coming day of the Lord and the destruction that will occur, while the psalm reassures us that the Lord will rule the earth with justice. In the second reading, Paul emphasizes the importance of diligent work for the good of all.

Solemnity of Christ the King resources for year c
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Solemnity of Christ the King

Sunday November 23, 2025

The readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King Year C center around the theme of Jesus' kingship, highlighting that His kingship is not of this world. The first reading depicts David as the anointed king of Israel, while the second reading emphasizes our inheritance in the kingdom of Jesus Christ. In the gospel, Jesus promises the good thief a place in paradise, revealing His power as the King who reigns for eternity.

1st sunday of advent Resources for Year a
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1st Sunday of Advent

Sunday November 30, 2025

The readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent Year A emphasize the importance of readiness and preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ. The first reading speaks of establishing God's kingdom and walking in His light, while the gospel warns us to be prepared and not be caught unprepared like in the days of Noah. It is a time to awaken and be ready for the Lord to come into our lives.

November 2025

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

Saturday November 1, 2025

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.

Sunday November 2, 2025

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.

Monday November 3, 2025

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 4, 2025

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.

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 5, 2025

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 6, 2025

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 7, 2025

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 8, 2025

Saturday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Saturday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time, Jesus tells a parable to demonstrate that we should use our gifts and talents responsibly. These are given to us to build the Kingdom of God.

Sunday November 9, 2025

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.

Monday November 10, 2025

St. Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church

St. Leo the Great was a fifth century pope. He was dedicated to the service of the church. During his papacy, he worked for Church unity. He also refuted several heresies

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 11, 2025

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."

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.

Wednesday November 12, 2025

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.

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.

Thursday November 13, 2025

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 14, 2025

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 15, 2025

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 16, 2025

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

The readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C make us think about the end of the world. We are asked to persevere and prepare for the physical end of the world and for the end of our own lives.

Monday November 17, 2025

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

St. Elizabeth of Hungary was a princess who was known for her charity. She married at the age of 14, but became a widow just six years later. She was greatly attracted to the philosophy of St. Francis of Assisi.

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 18, 2025

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 19, 2025

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 20, 2025

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 21, 2025

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.

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 22, 2025

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 23, 2025

Solemnity of Christ the King Year C

The readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King Year C focus on the kingship of Jesus Christ, who is not a king like the rulers of this world. Think about the kingship of Jesus Christ who died for us and his kingdom, which lasts forever.

Monday November 24, 2025

St. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions - Vietnamese Martyrs

This feast day commemorates 117 Vietnamese martyrs who died between 1820 and 1862. Persecution of Christians was severe during this time period. Missionaries were banned in Vietnam and Christians were required to deny their faith.

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 25, 2025

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 26, 2025

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 28, 2025

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 29, 2025

Saturday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Saturday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time, Jesus talks about being awake, vigilant, and prepared for the unknown tribulations coming to our lives.

Sunday November 30, 2025

1st Sunday of Advent Year A

The readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent Year A speak of readiness for the coming of Jesus Christ. This is a time to prepare for our Lord to come into our hearts. Here are some ideas.

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