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June 2028: Mass Readings and Resources

June 2028 is Year C in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 2 in the weekday cycle. See Mass readings resources for specific Sundays and feast days in for June 2028 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

June 2028

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

Thursday June 1, 2028

Thursday of the 7th Week of Easter

In the readings for Thursday of the 7th Week of Easter, we encounter the themes of hope, unity, Jesus' prayer for us, and how He sees us as precious gifts.

St. Justin Martyr

St. Justin Martyr was a 2nd century apologist. He defended Christianity to the Roman emperor. His description of the Eucharistic celebration is cited in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Friday June 2, 2028

Friday of the 7th Week of Easter

The Gospel for Friday of the 7th Week of Easter from John 21:15-19 reveals a profound encounter between Jesus and Peter after His resurrection. It presents a beautiful narrative that resonates with the core teachings of the Catholic faith. This passage invites us to reflect on the themes of love, restoration, and service, which are fundamental to our spiritual journey as followers of Christ.

Saturday June 3, 2028

Saturday of the 7th Week of Easter

In the Gospel for Saturday of the 7th Week of Easter of John 21:20-25, we encounter a profound encounter between Jesus and the beloved disciple, John. We are invited to reflect on the enduring bond of love that existed between Jesus and John, and the lessons we can glean from their relationship.

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs

St. Charles Lwanga was born in the Kingdom of Buganda (now part of Uganda) in 1860. He was a royal page. King Mwanga II, a pedophile, made advances on the young men at court. Charles protected the younger boys from the king's advances.

Sunday June 4, 2028

Pentecost Year C

The readings for Pentecost Year C promise that we are not on our own, but have the Spirit to guide us. The focus for this weekend is how the Holy Spirit empowers us to be disciples

Monday June 5, 2028

The Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of the Church

The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of the Church recalls that Mary received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost with the Apostles. At this time, she understood what it meant to say "yes" to God and saw the grace bestowed on us all by her son, Jesus Christ. This feast also reminds us that at the cross, Jesus gave Mary to the Church to be a mother to us all.

Tuesday June 6, 2028

Tuesday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time

In Mark 12:13-17, the gospel for Tuesday of the 9th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus faces a clever trap set by the Pharisees and Herodians. This encounter exposes their hypocrisy and reveals Jesus' wisdom.

Wednesday June 7, 2028

Wednesday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time

In Mark 12:18-27, the gospel for Wednesday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time, we encounter a conversation between Jesus and some religious leaders known as the Sadducees. They approach Jesus with a question regarding marriage in the afterlife. This passage presents two significant themes: misunderstanding Scripture and belief in the resurrection.

Thursday June 8, 2028

Thursday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time

The passage from Mark 12:28-34, the gospel for Thursday of the 9th week in Ordinary Time, teaches us important lessons about love, prioritizing God, and the unity of commandments. These themes offer valuable insights into our relationships with God and others.

Friday June 9, 2028

Friday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time

In Mark 12:35-37, the gospel for Friday of the 9th week in ordinary time, Jesus challenges the religious leaders' understanding of the Messiah. He questions how they can claim that the Christ is simply the son of David. Jesus wants them to see that the Messiah is more than a human king\; He is the Son of God with divine authority.

Saturday June 10, 2028

Saturday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time

In Mark 12:38-44, the gospel for Saturday of the 9th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus imparts a lesson on true generosity. He warns his disciples about religious leaders who exhibit outward displays of piety for personal recognition. Instead, Jesus directs their attention to a humble widow who offers all she has to the temple treasury.

Sunday June 11, 2028

Trinity Sunday Year C

The readings for Trinity Sunday Year C invite us to live in the light of God's truth. So this weekend, think about the Holy Trinity and how Father, Son, and Spirit live in community as Lover, Beloved, and Love.

Monday June 12, 2028

Monday of the 10th Week in Ordinary Time

In Matthew 5:1-12, the gospel for Monday of the 10th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus shares a message with his followers known as the Beatitudes. These teachings have deep meanings that can inspire us, especially in our spiritual growth and understanding of social justice.

Tuesday June 13, 2028

Tuesday of the 10th Week in Ordinary Time

As Christians, we are called to be the salt and light of the world, as emphasized in Matthew 5:13-16, the gospel for Tuesday of the 10th week in Ordinary Time. These verses invite us to reflect upon our role and responsibilities as followers of Christ. At first glance, the metaphors of salt and light may seem simple, but they carry deep spiritual significance that we can apply to our daily lives.

Wednesday June 14, 2028

Wednesday of the 10th Week in Ordinary Time

In the Bible passage from Matthew 5:17-19, which we read on Wednesday of the 10th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus teaches us about the connection between the Old Testament Law and the complete fulfillment we find in Him, Jesus Christ. He wants us to understand that He didn't come to get rid of the Law, but to bring it to its highest purpose and make it perfect. Jesus fulfills the Law completely, showing us its true meaning, and gives us a new agreement based on love and mercy.

Thursday June 15, 2028

Thursday of the 10th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Thursday of the 10th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus challenges his listeners to a higher standard of righteousness. He asserts that their righteousness must surpass that of the Pharisees and teachers of the law in order to enter the kingdom of heaven. Jesus goes beyond the literal understanding of the commandment against murder and reveals its deeper implications. He explains that being angry with a brother or sister is equally subject to judgment. Even calling someone derogatory names or expressing contempt puts one at risk of severe consequences.

Sunday June 18, 2028

Corpus Christi Year C

The readings for Corpus Christi Year C focus on Jesus Christ, our high priest, who sustains us with is very being. This is a time to talk about the Eucharist and also the priesthood.

Monday June 19, 2028

Monday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for for Monday of the 11th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus addresses the concept of retaliation and offers a radical perspective on responding to evil and mistreatment. He challenges the prevailing notion of "eye for eye, and tooth for tooth," emphasizing a different approach. Jesus urges his listeners not to resist an evil person, but rather to respond with an unexpected gesture of non-violence and love.

Tuesday June 20, 2028

Tuesday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 11th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus challenges a prevailing mindset by contrasting the conventional teaching of "love your neighbor and hate your enemy" with his radical command to love even our enemies. He calls his followers to a higher standard of love, one that reflects the character of their Heavenly Father.

Wednesday June 21, 2028

St. Aloysius Gonzaga

St. Aloysius Gonzaga was a young Jesuit. He had many health issues, including kidney and skin diseases. When a plague broke out in Rome in 1591, he volunteered to care for the sick, even though he found the work difficult. He eventually died from the plague.

Wednesday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 11th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus provides guidance on practicing righteousness in a way that is pleasing to God. He warns against performing acts of righteousness to gain recognition from others, cautioning against the hypocrisy of seeking human applause rather than seeking God's approval.

Thursday June 22, 2028

Thursday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Thursday of the 11th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus teaches his disciples about the nature of prayer. He cautions against empty and repetitive words, urging them not to pray like the pagans who believe that many words guarantee divine attention. Instead, Jesus encourages them to approach prayer with sincerity and trust, knowing that their Heavenly Father is aware of their needs even before they ask.

Friday June 23, 2028

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Year C

In the gospel for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Year C, Jesus shares a parable about a shepherd who had a hundred sheep. When one of the sheep goes astray, the shepherd leaves the ninety-nine in the open country and diligently seeks after the lost sheep until he finds it. Upon finding the lost sheep, the shepherd's joy knows no bounds, and he joyfully carries it on his shoulders back to the flock. He then gathers his friends and neighbors to celebrate the safe return of the lost sheep.

Saturday June 24, 2028

Nativity of St. John the Baptist

The Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist celebrates his birth. St. John the Baptist was the cousin of Jesus and came to prepare the world for the coming of the Messiah.

Sunday June 25, 2028

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

The readings for Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C bring to mind suffering, in particular that suffering comes to all, Reflect on suffering this weekend. How do I respond to suffering? Do I become bitter or do I turn to God in hope?including Jesus.

Monday June 26, 2028

Monday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Monday of the 12th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus addresses the issue of judgment and the tendency to criticize or condemn others. He admonishes his followers not to be quick to judge, emphasizing the reciprocal nature of judgment. Jesus warns that the measure by which we judge others will be applied to us in return. He challenges his listeners to examine their own shortcomings before focusing on the faults of others.

Tuesday June 27, 2028

Tuesday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 12th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus provides a series of teachings that offer wisdom for righteous living and making wise choices. He cautions against sharing what is holy with those who are unappreciative or hostile, symbolized by the dogs and pigs. Jesus advises discernment in sharing valuable truths, urging his listeners to use discretion in the proclamation of sacred teachings.

Wednesday June 28, 2028

Wednesday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 12th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus warns his followers to be cautious of false prophets who disguise themselves as harmless sheep but inwardly harbor deceitful motives and intentions. He advises his listeners to discern the true nature of these individuals by examining the fruit they produce.

St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr

June 28 is the feast day of St. Irenaeus. He was an early Christian theologian who argued against the gnostics in his extensive writings.

Thursday June 29, 2028

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

June 29 is the feast day of Sts. Peter and Paul. These were the men whom God used to spread the gospel and let the early Church thrive despite terrible persecution. Their flaws should give us hope, that God can also work through us.

Friday June 30, 2028

Friday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time, we encounter an encounter between Jesus and a man suffering from leprosy. Leprosy was a highly stigmatized and debilitating disease in that time. The man approaches Jesus with humility and a heartfelt plea, acknowledging Jesus' authority and power to heal. He recognizes that if Jesus is willing, he can be cleansed.

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