Oct. 18: Feast of St. Luke, evangelist

Pontormo, St. Luke, Santa Felicità, Florence, c. 1525

Readings for Mass
First Reading: Second Timothy 4:9-17
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:10-11, 12-13, 17-18
Gospel: Luke 10:1-9

Your faithful shall speak of the glory of your kingdom, and tell of your power, to make known to all people your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendour of your kingdom (NRSV, Psalm 145:11-12).

Let us pray.

Father, as we freely and gratefully accept the gift of your divine life into our own lives, transformed by that gift, we cannot help but proclaim to our sisters and brothers the glory that is yours and the life and love that you so graciously desire to share with us all. Listening to your Word ever present and speaking to us in every moment, we too must speak to others of the wonders that we have experienced and to which all are called.

Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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