St Mary's Catholic Church, Alton
Sunday and Feast Day Readings
The readings for each Sunday of the Liturgical Year and for Feast Days can be found at the Vienna International Religious Center's website. This also provides translations in twelve other languages. Click on this link and choose the 'e' column for English.
Meditations on the Sunday Readings
Meditations on the Sunday Readings and other biblical texts are provided by the Wellspring center. This website has over 1000 pages of prayers and reflections and is well worth browsing.
Click on this link to go to the meditations page.
Click here for the index of contents page.
The Complete Lectionary
This is the complete Lectionary for both Sunday and Weekday readings. It is the US Lectionary which differs from the Jersalem Bible we use in England.
It is useful, nontheless. Click on this link, and then on the date desired.
The Daily Prayer of the Church
The Daily Office or Prayer of the Church is provided on the internet by Universalis.com The aim is to increase knowledge and use of this ancient spiritual resource of the Church.
“The purpose of the Divine Office is to sanctify the day and all human activity.”
“The Office is... the prayer not only of the clergy but of the whole People of God.” Apostolic Constitution, Canticum Laudis.
Click on the image below to be taken to the Prayer Page.