As an Amazon affiliate, this site earns from qualifying purchases.

June 2029: Mass Readings and Resources

June 2029 is Year A in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 1 in the weekday cycle. See Mass readings resources for specific Sundays and feast days in for June 2029 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

June 2029

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

Friday June 1, 2029

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 of the 8th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 8th Week in Ordinary Time, we encounter a passage that encompasses two distinct yet interconnected events: Jesus' entry into Jerusalem and His cleansing of the temple. As we reflect on Mark 11:11-26, we are invited to contemplate the themes of faith, prayer, and the transformation of hearts.

Saturday June 2, 2029

Saturday of the 8th Week in Ordinary Time

Reflecting on the gospel for Saturday of the 8th week in Ordinary Time reminds us of the importance of humility and sincerity in our faith. In this passage, the religious leaders question Jesus' authority, more concerned about their own positions than seeking the truth. Jesus exposes their hypocrisy, highlighting the importance of genuine intentions.

Sunday June 3, 2029

Corpus Christi Year A

The readings for Corpus Christi Year A focus on the Eucharist. So the Blessed Sacrament is the focus for this feast day. We can focus on how it brings us together and gives us strength Here are some ideas for this weekend

Monday June 4, 2029

Monday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time

The gospel reading for Monday of the 9th week in Ordinary time, from the Gospel of Mark 12:1-12, presents us with a parable that Jesus shared with his disciples. This parable, known as the Parable of the Vineyard, teaches us important lessons about gratitude, responsibility, and our relationship with God.

Tuesday June 5, 2029

St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

St. Boniface is called the Apostle of the Germans. He was a Benedictine monk in England. Instead of pursing a leadership position at the abbey, he desired to spread Christianity among the Germanic tribes.

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 6, 2029

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 7, 2029

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 8, 2029

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Year A

In the gospel for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Year A, Jesus offers a prayer of gratitude to the Father. He acknowledges that God reveals His truths not to the wise and learned but to those who approach Him with the innocence and trust of little children. Jesus affirms that all things have been entrusted to Him by the Father, emphasizing the unique bond between the Father and the Son. It is through Jesus that the Father's true nature is revealed to those whom Jesus chooses.

Saturday June 9, 2029

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.

The Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a devotion to our blessed Mother which helps us reflect on her love of God. By saying "yes" to God our Father and agreeing to be the mother of our Lord, she showed that she was entirely willing to cooperate with God's plan for our redemption. Her heart experienced both joy and sorrow as a result of her "fiat" ("let it be").

Sunday June 10, 2029

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

The themes of God's mercy and call to sinners, repentance and returning to God's love and mercy, and faith and trust in God's promises are beautifully interwoven throughout the readings for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A. These readings convey the message of God's compassionate love, His desire for our repentance and reconciliation, and the importance of unwavering faith in His promises.

Monday June 11, 2029

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 12, 2029

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 13, 2029

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 14, 2029

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 17, 2029

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

The readings for 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A call us to look for how God is working in our lives. So discipleship and service are topics for this weekend. We could also spend some time thinking about how we have seen God's love in our own lives.

Monday June 18, 2029

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 19, 2029

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 20, 2029

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 21, 2029

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.

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 22, 2029

Friday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for Friday of the 11th week in Ordinary Time, Jesus addresses the issue of material possessions and their significance in our lives. He advises against placing excessive value on earthly treasures that are susceptible to decay, theft, and loss. Instead, Jesus encourages his followers to prioritize treasures in heaven, which are imperishable and eternal. Our hearts and priorities should align with the pursuit of heavenly treasures, reflecting our true values.

Sunday June 24, 2029

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.

Monday June 25, 2029

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 26, 2029

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 27, 2029

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.

Thursday June 28, 2029

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.

Friday June 29, 2029

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.

Saturday June 30, 2029

Saturday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time

In the gospel for for Saturday of the 12th week in Ordinary Time, we witness several remarkable healings performed by Jesus. The first encounter involves a centurion, a Roman military officer, who approaches Jesus with deep concern for his paralyzed servant. The centurion's faith shines through as he acknowledges Jesus' authority and power, recognizing that Jesus can heal his servant without even being physically present. Jesus commends the centurion's faith, amazed by his understanding of authority and trust in Jesus' ability to heal.

Join our email list to receive weekly emails with Catholic reflections and more.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copy link