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November 2026: Mass Readings and Resources

November 2026 is Year A 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 2026 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

November 2026

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

Sunday November 1, 2026

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.

Monday November 2, 2026

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.

Tuesday November 3, 2026

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 4, 2026

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.

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 5, 2026

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 6, 2026

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 7, 2026

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 8, 2026

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

The readings for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A remind us to always be alert and ready. Some themes for this Sunday include being ready in our spiritual lives and the gift of wisdom

Monday November 9, 2026

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.

Tuesday November 10, 2026

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

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 11, 2026

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."

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 12, 2026

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.

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.

Friday November 13, 2026

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 14, 2026

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 15, 2026

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

The readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A are a call to do the work of the Kingdom of God with the gifts we have been given. Stewardship is clearly a theme for this weekend Stewardship is clearly a theme for this weekend. Another option is authenticity and appreciating the gifts we have been given.

Monday November 16, 2026

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 17, 2026

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.

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 18, 2026

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 19, 2026

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 20, 2026

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 21, 2026

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.

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 22, 2026

Solemnity of Christ the King Year A

The readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King Year A tell us that the kingship of Christ is one of a caring master who longs for us to live together in harmony in his kingdom. This would be a good weekend to focus on the corporal works of mercy and justice for the marginalized in our society.

Monday November 23, 2026

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 24, 2026

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.

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 25, 2026

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 27, 2026

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 28, 2026

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 29, 2026

1st Sunday of Advent Year B

The readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent Year B are a call to be alert in waiting for the coming of the Lord. So perhaps this Sunday talk about some ways we can make ourselves ready to be transformed by the Advent season. Here are some ideas.

Monday November 30, 2026

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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