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Readings for the Hour of Matins

Note: Omit those weeks that do not actually occur in any given year.

The Octaves of Christmas, Easter, Pentecost and the days of Lent have additional patristic readings that should be read from the Breviary if available.

1st Week of Advent: Isaias 1-1

2nd Week of Advent: Isaias 11-25

3rd Week of Advent: Isaias 26-41

4th Week of Advent: Isaias 42-end

24 December: Matthew 1

25 December: Luke 2

26 December: Acts 6, 7

27 December: John 21

28 December: Matthew 2

29 Dec - Epiphany Saturday: Romans

1 Week after Epiphany: 1st Corinthians

2 Week after Epiphany: 2nd Corinthians

3 Week after Epiphany: Galatians, Ephesians

4 Week after Epiphany: Philippians, Colossians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians

5 Week after Epiphany: 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon

6 Week after Epiphany: Hebrews

Septuagesima: Genesis 1-21

1 Week of Lent: Genesis 22-29

2 Week of Lent: Genesis 30-36

3 Week of Lent: Genesis 37-50

4 Week of Lent: Exodus 1 - ?

Passion - Spy Wednesday: Jeremias

Holy Thursday - Saturday: Lamentations

Easter: Mark 16

Easter Monday: Luke 24: 1-36

Easter Tuesday: Luke 24: 36-53

Easter Wednesday: John 21

Easter Thursday: John 20: 11-31

Easter Friday: Matthew 28

Easter Saturday: John 20: 1-9

1 Week after Easter: Acts 1-14

2 Week after Easter: Acts 15-28

3 Week after Easter: Apocalypse

4 Week after Easter: James

5 Week after Easter: 1 & 2 Peter

Week after Ascension: 1 & 2 John, Jude

Pentecost: John 14: 23-31

Pentecost Monday: John 3

Pentecost Tuesday: John 10

Pentecost Wednesday: John 6: 44-52

Pentecost Thursday: Luke 9

Pentecost Friday: Luke 5 1

Pentecost Saturday: Luke 4

1 Week after Octave: 1 Kings 1-7

2 Week after Octave: 1 Kings 8-15

3 Week after Octave: 1 Kings 16-22

4 Week after Octave: 1 Kings 23-31

5 Week after Octave: 2 Kings 1-12

6 Week after Octave: 2 Kings 13-24

The following weeks after Pentecost are omitted if they fall during August:

7 Week after Octave: 3 Kings 1-11

8 Week after Octave: 3 Kings 12-22

9 Week after Octave: 4 Kings 1-8

10 Week after Octave: 4 Kings 9-17

11 Week after Octave: 4 Kings 18-25

The following refer to full weeks within the months in question:

1 Week August: Proverbs 1-16

2 Week August: Ecclesiastes 1-12

3 Week August: Wisdom

4 Week August: Ecclesiasticus 1-5,7,10,13,14,21,32

5 Week August: more Ecclesiasticus if time permits

1-2 Week September: Job

3 Week September: Tobias

4 Week September: Judith

5 Week September: Esther

1-3 Week October: 1 Machabees

4-5 Week October: 2 Machabees

1 Week November: Ezechiel

2 Week November: Daniel

3-4 Week November: Osee, Joel, Amos, Abdias, Jonas, Micheas, Nahum, Habacuc, Sophonias, Aggi, Zacharias, Malachias

Omit whatever is left over when the First Week of Advent is reached.  

 



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