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February 2032: Mass Readings and Resources

February 2032 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 February 2032 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

February 2032 Liturgical Calendar

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

Sunday February 1, 2032

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

The readings for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A tell us we must seek the Lord. Consider if you are actively seeking God or if you are just waiting for something to happen.

Monday February 2, 2032

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

The readings for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord speak of purification and offering. What am I willing to present to God as an offering? What parts of my life do I need to purify? Where am I in need of more holiness? Can I offer some aspect of my own life as the gifts are brought up during the offertory?

Tuesday February 3, 2032

Tuesday of the 4th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 4th week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2, we hear of two miracles which restore people. The little girl is restored to life. And the hemorrhaging woman is restored to full participation in the community.

St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr

St. Blaise was a fourth century bishop. He is known for his miraculous works. It is said that sick and wounded animals would find their way to him and he would heal them. But he is perhaps best known for healing a child who had a fishbone caught in his throat. For this reason, it is common to bless throats on his feast day.

Wednesday February 4, 2032

Thursday February 5, 2032

Thursday of the 4th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2

In the gospel for Thursday of the 4th week in Ordinary Time, we see Jesus empowering his disciples and sending them out to spread his message of repentance and healing. He instructs them to travel light, relying on the hospitality of those they encounter, and to not waste time with those who do not welcome them.

St. Agatha

St. Agatha lived in 3rd century Italy. She desired to be consecrated to the Lord and remain unmarried and able to be dedicated to a life of prayer. However she had many men who desired her.

Friday February 6, 2032

St. Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs

The memorial of St. Paul Miki and Companions remembers twenty-six martyrs were crucified on a hillside overlooking Nagasaki, Japan in the year 1597.

Saturday February 7, 2032

Saturday of the 4th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2

In the Gospel for Saturday of the 4th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2, we encounter Jesus and His apostles seeking a moment of rest, a brief respite from their ministry. Yet, this desired solitude is interrupted as crowds gather, drawn to Jesus. Here, Mark presents a beautiful tapestry of Jesus compassionate heart. Despite His own need for rest, Jesus is moved with compassion towards the crowd, for they were like sheep without a shepherd.

Sunday February 8, 2032

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

The readings for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A focus on evangelization, works of mercy, and justice. Here are some specific helps.

Monday February 9, 2032

Monday of the 5th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2

In the Gospel reading for Monday of the 5th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2, we encounter a powerful scene in Gennesaret where the mere presence of Jesus ignites a fervent hope and belief in the hearts of the people. They rush to bring their sick to Him, convinced that even touching the fringe of His cloak would bring healing. This passage from Mark 6:53-56 vividly illustrates the profound impact of faith and the transformative power of Christs presence.

Tuesday February 10, 2032

Tuesday of the 5th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2

As we delve into the readings for Tuesday of the 5th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle 2, we find ourselves confronted with profound questions about the nature of our relationship with God and the authenticity of our religious practices. The Gospel, from Mark 7:1-13, particularly challenges us to examine the depth of our faith beyond mere external observance.

St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica was the twin sister of St. Benedict. They lived during the sixth century. St. Scholastica founded a monastery of nuns. Each year she would meet St. Benedict near his monastery and they would spend the day talking and praying.

Wednesday February 11, 2032

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Catholics attending mass on this day have their foreheads marked with ashes as a sign of repentance.

Thursday February 12, 2032

Thursday after Ash Wednesday

In the gospel for Thursday after Ash Wednesday, Jesus speaks to his disciples about the cost of discipleship. He tells them that he must suffer, be rejected, and be killed, and that they too must take up their cross and follow him. Jesus reminds them that whoever wishes to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for his sake will save it.

Friday February 13, 2032

Friday after Ash Wednesday

In the gospel for Friday after Ash Wednesday, the disciples of John the Baptist ask Jesus why his disciples do not fast as they and the Pharisees do. Jesus responds by telling them that there is no need to fast while the bridegroom is with them, but that they will fast when he is taken away.

Saturday February 14, 2032

Saturday after Ash Wednesday

In the gospel for Saturday after Ash Wednesday, we hear Jesus calling Levi, a tax collector, to be his disciple. Despite the disdain and mistrust of the religious leaders, Jesus sees something in Levi that others do not, and he chooses him to follow him. Levi, overjoyed at this opportunity, holds a banquet for Jesus and invites all of his tax collector friends. This angers the Pharisees, who cannot understand why Jesus would associate with such "sinners." Jesus responds with a powerful message, telling them that he has come to call sinners to repentance, not the righteous.

Sunday February 15, 2032

1st Sunday of Lent Year A

The readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent Year A get us thinking about sin and temptation. This is a good time to think about how we plan to spend our 40 days in the desert and make a Lenten promise if we have not done this yet. There are many ideas for this on the Catholic Ideas for Lent page. It is also a good time to remember that we have some superheroes called saints on our side.

Monday February 16, 2032

Monday of the 1st Week of Lent

The gospel for Monday of the 1st week of Lent is a powerful passage in which Jesus teaches us about the final judgment. This reading invites us to reflect on how we live our lives and how we treat others, particularly those who are marginalized and in need.

Tuesday February 17, 2032

Tuesday of the 1st Week of Lent

In the gospel for Tuesday of the 1st week of Lent, Jesus instructs His disciples on the proper way to pray. He tells them not to babble repetitively like the pagans, thinking that their prayers will be heard because of their many words. Instead, Jesus teaches them the Lord's Prayer, which is a perfect example of how to approach God in prayer.

Wednesday February 18, 2032

Wednesday of the 1st Week of Lent

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 1st week of Lent Jesus, in response to a crowd seeking a sign from him, says that no sign will be given to it except for the sign of Jonah. Just as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, Jesus tells the crowd, so too will he be a sign to them. The people of Nineveh repented at the preaching of Jonah, and yet here was Jesus, someone even greater than Jonah, standing before the crowd, and yet they still demanded a sign.

Friday February 20, 2032

Friday of the 1st Week of Lent

In the gospel for Friday of the 1st week of Lent, Jesus exhorts us to surpass the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, who were known for their strict adherence to the law. Jesus reminds us that true righteousness is not about keeping the law as a mere obligation, but rather as a matter of the heart.

Saturday February 21, 2032

Saturday of the 1st Week of Lent

In the gospel for Saturday of the 1st week of Lent, Jesus instructs his followers to love their enemies and pray for those who persecute them. This message challenges us to move beyond our comfort zones and extend love and compassion to those who have hurt us.

Sunday February 22, 2032

2nd Sunday of Lent Year A

The readings for the 2nd Sunday of Lent Year A focus on our personal encounter with God. Some possible themes for this weekend are prayer, the person of Christ, and the call to holiness.

Monday February 23, 2032

Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent

The gospel for Monday of the 2nd week of Lent, reminds us of the importance of showing mercy to others, just as our Father in heaven shows mercy to us. Jesus tells us to stop judging and condemning others and instead to offer forgiveness, for it is by these actions that we will be forgiven ourselves.

Tuesday February 24, 2032

Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

The gospel for Tuesday of the 2nd week of Lent emphasizes the importance of living a humble and authentic Christian life. We are called to follow the teachings of Jesus and his example of servanthood. The scribes and Pharisees in this passage serve as a warning to us not to fall into the trap of hypocrisy and pride.

Wednesday February 25, 2032

Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

In the gospel for Wednesday of the 2nd week of Lent, Jesus reminds us that He did not come to be served, but to serve and give His life as a ransom for many. We are called to imitate Christ's example by serving others with humility and love, putting the needs of others before our own.

Thursday February 26, 2032

Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent

The gospel for Thursday of the 2nd week of Lent emphasizes the importance of compassion and caring for the less fortunate. The parable highlights the stark contrast between the wealthy man, who lived in luxury and ignored the plight of the poor, and Lazarus, who suffered greatly but was ultimately rewarded with comfort in the bosom of Abraham.

Friday February 27, 2032

Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent

The gospel for Friday of the 2nd week of Lent warns against the dangers of greed and pride. The parable depicts the tenant farmers, who were entrusted to care for the vineyard, as refusing to honor their commitments and ultimately killing the son of the owner.

Saturday February 28, 2032

Saturday of the 2nd Week of Lent

The gospel for Saturday of the 2nd week of Lent, the parable of the prodigal son, shows the mercy and forgiveness of God. It shows that no matter how far we may stray from the path of righteousness, God is always ready to welcome us back with open arms when we turn to Him in repentance.

Sunday February 29, 2032

3rd Sunday of Lent Year A

The readings for the 3rd Sunday of Lent Year A help us think about our true desires Some possible themes for this weekend are change of heart, baptism, and social justice, especially racism and immigration.

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