Friday February 3

Daily Readings

  • READING (Ephesians 2.19-22)

    You are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the saints and also members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone.

    In Christ the whole structure is joined together and grows into a holy temple in the Lord; in whom you also are built together spiritually into a dwelling place for God.

    RESPONSORIAL PSALM (Psalm 117)

    R.  Go out to all the world and tell the good news.

    Praise the Lord, all you nations! Extol him, all you peoples! R.

    For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. R.

  • GOSPEL (John 20.24-29)

    Thomas, called the Twin, who was one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But Thomas said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe.”

    A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” Then Jesus said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.” Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to Thomas, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.”

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