13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
"Whoever does not take up his cross is not worthy of me. Whoever receives you receives Me."
Entrance Antiphon: Ps 47(46):2 — “All peoples, clap your hands. Cry to God with shouts of joy!”
First Reading: 2 Kgs 4:8-11, 14-16a — “Elisha is a holy man of God, let him remain.”
Responsorial Psalm: 89:2-3, 16-17, 18-19 — “Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.”
Second Reading: Rom 6:3-4, 8-11 — “Buried with Christ in baptism, we shall walk in the newness of life.”
Alleluia: 1 Pt 2:9 — Alleluia, alleluia. “You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation; announce the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.” Alleluia, alleluia.
Gospel: Mt 10:37-42 — “Whoever does not take up his cross is not worthy of me. Whoever receives you receives Me.”
Communion Antiphon: Jn 17:20-21 — “O Father, I pray for them, that they may be one in us, that the world may believe that You have sent me, says the Lord.”