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February 01 2015

FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Mass: proper: Gloria, Creed, Preface of Sunday
Readings: No. 71 (Cycle B)
Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 7-9
1 Corinthians 7:32-35
Mark 1:21-28
Hours: 4th Sunday of psalter and proper

February 02 2015

(4th week in Ordinary time)
PRESENTATION OF THE LORD (white) feast
(For the Blessing Candles, see the Sacramentary)
Mass: proper, Gloria, Preface of the Presentation
Readings: No. 524
Malachi 3:1-4
Psalm 24:7, 8, 9, 10
Hebrews 2:14-18
Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22-32
Hours: of the feast
Daytime Prayer: Ant. and Pss. from Monday of
Week 4

February 03 2015

(4th week in Ordinary time)
WEEKDAY (green) or ST. BLASE, BISHOP,
MARTYR (red) or ST. ANSGAR, BISHOP (white)
optional
Mass: of one's choice
Note: The Blessing of Throats may take place
during Mass after the general intercessions,
or after Mass. See the Book of Blessings.
Readings: No. 324
(If throats are blessed, perhaps the
readings for St. Blaise would be appropriate:
See No. 525)
Hebrews 12:1-4
Psalm 22:26-27, 28, 30, 31-32
Mark 5:21-43
Hours: Week 4 of psalter

February 04 2015

(4th week in Ordinary time)
WEEKDAY (green)
Mass: of one's choice
Readings: No. 325
Hebrews 12:4-7
Psalm 103:1-2, 13-14, 17-18
Mark 6:1-6
Hours: Week 4 of psalter

February 05 2015

(4th week in Ordinary time)
ST. AGATHA, VIRGIN, MARTYR (red) memorial
Mass: of St. Agatha
Readings: No. 326
Hebrews 12:18-19, 21-24
Psalm 48:2-3ab, 3cd-4, 9, 10, 11
Mark 6:7-13
Hours: Week 4 of psalter and of St. Agatha
Note: Tomorrow is First Friday. Votive Mass of the
Sacred Heart is allowed for pastoral need

February 06 2015

(4th week in Ordinary time)
ST. PAUL MIKI, PRIEST AND COMPANIONS,
MARTYRS (red) memorial
Mass: of St. Paul Miki and Companions
Readings: No. 327
Hebrews 13:1-8
Psalm 27:1, 3, 5, 8b-9abc, 5, 6
Mark 6:14-29
Hours: Week 4 of psalter

February 07 2015

(4th week in Ordinary time)
WEEKDAY (green) or BVM (white)
Mass: of one's choice
Readings: No. 328
Hebrews 13:15-17, 20-21
Psalm 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5-6
Mark 6:30-34
Hours: Week 4 of psalter
Evening Prayer I of 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

Meet Father Yost, SCJ

Fr. Charles Yost, SCJ, has compiled and edited the American Ordo for the past 50 years.

He assumed the exacting, detail-oriented responsibilities in 1964 when he was a professor and librarian at Sacred Heart Monastery. It has become a labor of love.

Ordained to the priesthood in 1958, Fr. Yost continued his education earning master's degrees in theology and library science from Catholic University in Washington, DC. Over the course of his career he served as a missionary in Indonesia, an academic, a fundraiser, a parish priest and superior of the Priests of the Sacred Heart retirement community.

Now retired himself, Fr. Yost continues to serve our religious congregation in various capacities, including overseeing the preparation of the American Ordo. Fr. Yost actually compiles information for the liturgical calendar about six years in advance and then updates the material periodically to reflect changes from Rome in order to keep the Ordo completely up to date.

We are deeply grateful for Fr. Yost's diligence and watchful eye. We look forward to his involvement with the American Ordo for years to come.