26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
"He changed his mind and went. Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the Kingdom of Heaven before you."
Entrance Antiphon: Dn 3:31, 29, 30, 43, 42 —“All that You have done to us, O Lord, You have done with true judgment, for we have sinned against You, and not obeyed Your commandments. But give glory to Your name and deal with us according to the bounty of Your mercy..”
First Reading: Ez 18:25-28 — “By turning from wickedness, a wicked person shall preserve his life.”
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 — “Remember Your mercies, O Lord.”
Second Reading: Phil 2:1-11 — “Have in you the same attitude that is also in Christ Jesus.”
Alleluia: Jn 10:27 — Alleluia, alleluia. “My sheep hear My voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they follow Me.” Alleluia, alleluia.
Gospel: Mt 21:28-32 —“He changed his mind and went. Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of heaven before you.”
Communion Antiphon: Ps 119(118); 49-50 — “Remember Your word to Your servant, O Lord, by which You have given me hope. This is my comfort when I am brought low.”