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Scriptures and Themes for Ordinary Time, Year A (September-November)

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The Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 3, 2023   (Proper 17)

 

First Proclamation: Jeremiah 15: 15-21

Psalm: Psalm 26

Second Proclamation: Romans 12: 9-21

Gospel: Matthew 16: 21-27

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Self-denial”

 

 

The Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 10, 2023   (Proper 18)

 

First Proclamation: Ezekiel 33: 7-11

Psalm: Psalm 119: 33-40

Second Proclamation: Romans 13: 8-14

Gospel: Matthew 18: 12-20

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Authority”

 

 

The Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 17, 2023  (Proper 19)

 

First Proclamation: Genesis 50: 15-21

Psalm: Psalm 103: 1-14

Second Proclamation: Romans 14: 9-12

Gospel: Matthew 18: 21-35

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Forgiveness”

 

 

The Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 24, 2023  (Proper 20)

 

First Proclamation: Jonah 3: 10-4:11

Psalm: Psalm 145: 1-10

Second Proclamation: Philippians 1: 15-18

Gospel: Matthew 20: 1-16

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Empathy”

 

 

The Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 1, 2023  (Proper 21)

 

First Proclamation: Ezekiel 18: 1-4, 25-32

Psalm: Psalm 25: 4-12

Second Proclamation: Philippians 2: 1-4

Gospel: Matthew 21: 23-32

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Faithfulness”

 

The Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 8, 2023   (Proper 22)

 

First Proclamation: Isaiah 5: 1-7

Psalm: Psalm 80: 7-19

Second Proclamation: Philippians 3: 17-21

Gospel: Matthew 21: 33-44

 

Theme: “Cultivated in the Cornerstone”

 

 

The Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 15, 2023   (Proper 23)

 

First Proclamation: Isaiah 25: 1-9

Psalm: Psalm 106: 1-5, 48

 

Second Proclamation: Philippians 4: 4-7

Gospel: Matthew 22: 1-14

 

Theme: “Cultivated in the Feast”

 

 

The Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 22, 2023   (Proper 24)

 

First Proclamation: Isaiah 45: 1-7

Psalm: Psalm 96: 1-10

 

Second Proclamation: 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-10

Gospel: Matthew 22: 15-22

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Discernment”

 

 

The Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 29, 2023   (Proper 25)

 

First Proclamation: Deuteronomy 34: 1-12

Psalm: Psalm 1

Second Proclamation: 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8

Gospel: Matthew 22: 34-46

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Love”

 

 

The Feast of All Saints

Wednesday, November 1, 2023  

 

First Proclamation: Revelation 7: 9-17

Psalm: Psalm 34: 1-10, 22

Second Proclamation: Ephesians 1: 15-23

Gospel: Matthew 5: 1-12

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Sanctity”

 

 

The Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time:

November 5, 2023   (Proper 26)

 

First Proclamation: Micah 3: 5-12

Psalm: Psalm 43

Second Proclamation: 1 Thessalonians 2: 9-13

Gospel: Matthew 23: 1-12

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Service”

 

 

The Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 12, 2023   (Proper 27)

 

First Proclamation: Amos 5: 18-24

Psalm: Psalm 70

Second Proclamation: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18

Gospel: Matthew 25: 1-13

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Prudence”

 

 

The Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 19, 2023   (Proper 28)

 

First Proclamation: Zephaniah 1: 7, 12-18

Psalm: Psalm 90: 8-17

Second Proclamation: 1 Thessalonians 5: 2-6

Gospel: Matthew 25: 14; 19-30

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Productivity”

 

 

The Thirty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Feast of Christ the King

November 26, 2023   (Proper 29)

 

First Proclamation: Ezekiel 34: 11-16, 20-24

Psalm: Psalm 95

Second Proclamation: 1 Corinthians 15: 21-28

Gospel: Matthew 25: 31-40

 

Theme: “Cultivated in Brotherhood”

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