BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Almighty and merciful God, graciously shield us from all that is harmful, so that both in body and soul we may be eager to do Your will. Through our Lord . . .
LESSON Eccli. 24:23-31 [Sirach]
GRADUAL Isa. 11:1-2
Alleluia, alleluia! V.
GOSPEL Luke 2:43-51
OFFERTORY ANTIPHON Matt. 1:18
O Lord, may these gifts, which we offer before You, be an aid to our salvation. Through our Lord . . .
Commemoration of 19th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
O Lord, may the gentle working of Your grace cure our sinfulness and make us hold to Your commandments. Through our Lord . . .