Ecclesiasticus / Sirach - Chapter 43
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5 Great is the Lord who created him and whose word speeds him on his course.
6 And then the moon, ever punctual to mark the times, an everlasting sign:
16 at the sight of him, the mountains quake. At his will the south wind blows,or the storm from the north and the whirlwind.
18 He sprinkles snow like birds alighting, it comes down like locusts settling. The eye marvels at the beauty of its whiteness, and the mind is amazed at its falling.
Reading 1, Acts 1:12-14: 12 So from the Mount of Olives, as it is called, they went back ... Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 27:1, 4, 7-8: 1 [Of David] Yahweh is my light and my salvation, ... Gospel, John 17:1-11: 1 After saying this, Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said: ... ... continue readingMore Daily Readings
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