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June 2030: Mass Readings and Resources

June 2030 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 June 2030 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

June 2030 Liturgical Calendar

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

Saturday June 1, 2030

Saturday of the 6th Week of Easter

As we reflect on the Daily Mass Readings for Saturday of the 6th Week of Easter, we are invited to deepen our relationship with God and strengthen our faith. We see openness to learning, exemplified by Apollos in the first reading, and growth in faith, illustrated by his own journey of development as a disciple. In the gospel, we see the importance of unity in Christ.

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.

Sunday June 2, 2030

7th Sunday of Easter Year B

Explore the themes of prayer, unity, and spiritual protection for the 7th Sunday of Easter Year B. This comprehensive resource provides the Mass readings, reflections, and key insights to deepen your understanding of this significant liturgical day. Reflect on the importance of unity and prayer in our lives as Christians.

The Feast of the Ascension Year B

Explore the significance of The Feast of the Ascension Year B. Learn about the themes of awaiting the Holy Spirit, the unity and diversity within the Church, and our mission to evangelize as commanded by Jesus. Understand how this feast influences our faith and actions as followers of Christ.

Monday June 3, 2030

Monday of the 7th Week of Easter

In the readings for Monday of the 7th Week of Easter, we are reminded of the importance of the Holy Spirit in our lives and the peace that can be found in Jesus.

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.

Tuesday June 4, 2030

Tuesday of the 7th Week of Easter

As we reflect on the readings for Tuesday of the 7th Week of Easter, we discover important messages that can transform our lives as young Catholics. These readings talk about being faithful to God, getting along with others, and the amazing gift of eternal life.

Wednesday June 5, 2030

Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter

In the readings for Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter, we are reminded of the responsibility of Church leaders. They have the important task of caring for and protecting the community of believers, much like a shepherd tending to a flock. This highlights the significance of their role in guiding and nourishing us spiritually.

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.

Thursday June 6, 2030

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.

Friday June 7, 2030

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.

Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Year B

In the gospel for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Year B, we witness the events that unfolded after Jesus' crucifixion. It was the day of Preparation before the special Sabbath, and the Jewish leaders requested Pilate to have the crucified bodies removed before the Sabbath began. The soldiers proceeded to break the legs of the two criminals crucified alongside Jesus, but when they came to Jesus, they found that he was already dead and chose not to break his legs. Instead, a soldier pierced Jesus' side with a spear, and immediately blood and water flowed out.

Saturday June 8, 2030

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.

Sunday June 9, 2030

Pentecost Year B

Delve into the powerful themes of Pentecost Year B. Discover how the arrival of the Holy Spirit empowers believers, promotes unity within diversity, and calls us to live a Spirit-filled life. Learn more about the significance of this crucial event in the Christian calendar and its implications for our daily lives as followers of Christ.

Monday June 10, 2030

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 11, 2030

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 12, 2030

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 13, 2030

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 16, 2030

Trinity Sunday Year B

Explore the mystery of the Trinity on Trinity Sunday Year B. The readings that reveal the unique and unified nature of God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Understand more about their cooperative work in our salvation and how this central doctrine of faith shapes our Christian identity and mission.

Monday June 17, 2030

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 18, 2030

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 19, 2030

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 20, 2030

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 21, 2030

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.

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 23, 2030

Corpus Christi Year B

The readings for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ - Corpus Christi Year B give background for the notion of sacrifice and explain why we call Jesus the Lamb of God. So the Blessed Sacrament is the main theme for this feast day along with the notion of self-giving. Here are some suggested activities for this date.

Monday June 24, 2030

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.

Tuesday June 25, 2030

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 26, 2030

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.

Friday June 28, 2030

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 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.

Saturday June 29, 2030

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.

Sunday June 30, 2030

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

The readings for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B show us that God wants nothing but life and goodness for us. Discussion topics for this week could what we need to be healed in our own lives and gratitude for all that God has provided for us. Here are some ideas.

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