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1 [Song of Ascents] Come, bless Yahweh, all you who serve Yahweh, serving in the house of Yahweh, in the courts of the house of our God. Through the night watches

2 stretch out your hands towards the sanctuary and bless Yahweh.

3 May Yahweh bless you from Zion, he who made heaven and earth!

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October 3rd, 2015

Reading 1, Baruch 4:5-12, 27-29: 5 ¡Ánimo, pueblo mío, memorial de Israel !6 Ustedes ... Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 69:33-35, 36-37: 33 For God listens to the poor, he has never ... Gospel, Luke 10:17-24: 17 The seventy-two came back rejoicing. 'Lord,' they said, 'even ... continue reading

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New Jerusalem Bible

The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) is a Catholic translation of the Bible published in 1985. The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) has become the most widely used Roman Catholic Bible outside of the United States. It has the imprimatur of Cardinal George Basil Hume.

Like its predecessor, the Jerusalem Bible, the New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) version is translated "directly from the Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic." The 1973 French translation, the Bible de Jerusalem, is followed only "where the text admits to more than one interpretation." Introductions and notes, with some modifications, are taken from the Bible de Jerusalem.

Source: The Very Reverend Dom (Joseph) Henry Wansbrough, OSB, MA (Oxon), STL (Fribourg), LSS (Rome), a monk of Ampleforth Abbey and a biblical scholar. He was General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible. "New Jerusalem Bible, Regular Edition", pg. v.

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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Baruch 4:5-12, 27-29
5 ¡Ánimo, pueblo mío, memorial de Israel ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 69:33-35, 36-37
33 For God listens to the poor, he has never scorned ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 10:17-24
17 The seventy-two came back rejoicing. 'Lord,' they ... Read More

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St. Ewald & Ewald
October 3: Martyred Northumbrian brothers, one called "the Fair" and one ... Read More