2nd Street Cathedral
59 East Second Street
(Between First & Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003
212-677-4664 info@nycathedral.org

Daily Scripture Readings arrow

January 31, 2020 arrow

Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenary Martyrs Cyrus and John, and together with them the Martyr Athanasia and her daughters: Theodotia, Theoctista and Eudoxia at Canopus in Egypt (311)

Martyrs Victorinus, Victor, Nicephorus, Claudius, Diodorus, Serapion and Papias of Egypt (251)

Martyr Tryphanes at Cyzicus

Arsenios of Paros (1877)

Venerable Nikita of the Kiev Caves, hermit and bishop of Novgorod (1109)

New Martyr Elias of Mt Athos (1686)

rss RSS feed Subscribe via email

Friday of the 33rd week after Pentecost

1 Peter 1.1-2, 10-12, 2.6-10 (Epistle)

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied. . . . Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow. To them it was revealed that, not to themselves, but to us they were ministering the things which now have been reported to you through those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven – things which angels desire to look into. . . . Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion A chief cornerstone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.” Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, “The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone,” and “A stone of stumbling And a rock of offense.” They stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which they also were appointed. But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.

Mark 12.1-12 (Gospel)

The Lord said this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and set a hedge around it, dug a place for the wine vat and built a tower. And he leased it to vinedressers and went into a far country. Now at vintage-time he sent a servant to the vinedressers, that he might receive some of the fruit of the vineyard from the vinedressers. And they took him and beat him and sent him away empty-handed. Again he sent them another servant, and at him they threw stones, wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully treated. And again he sent another, and him they killed; and many others, beating some and killing some. Therefore still having one son, his beloved, he also sent him to them last, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’ But those vinedressers said among themselves, ‘This is the heir. Come, let us kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.’ So they took him and killed him and cast him out of the vineyard. Therefore what will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy the vinedressers, and give the vineyard to others. Have you not even read this Scripture: ‘The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone. This was the LORD’s doing, And it is marvelous in our eyes’?” And they sought to lay hands on Him, but feared the multitude, for they knew He had spoken the parable against them. So they left Him and went away.

← Previous Day                               Next Day →

Subscribe arrow

Would you like to receive a daily email with the scripture readings? To subscribe, enter your address below and click the “subscribe” button.

 

Click to learn how to put our readings on your own site!

Upcoming Services arrow

Saturday, January 25
St Gregory the Theologian
5:30 pm Vigil Service

Sunday, January 26
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

Thursday, January 30
Three Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, John Chrysostom
Divine Liturgy
6:00 pm 9th Hour/Vespers

Saturday, February 1
Forefeast of the Meeting
5:30 pm Vigil Service

Sunday, February 2
Zacchaeus Sunday
Meeting of our Lord in the Temple
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

Thursday, February 6
6:00 pm 9th Hour/Vespers

The Cathedral is open one hour before service times. *Confessions are heard after divine services on Thursday and Saturday evenings, and until 9:20am on Sundays. *Memorial Prayers (panikhida) for the departed are offered on Saturdays at 5:15pm upon request made in advance.
Contact: info@nycathedral.org

Click for full schedule.

Social Media arrow

Home   |   Calendar   |   Readings   |   Feasts   |   Links   |   Resources   |   Contact   |   Marriage & Baptism   |   About Us   |   Orthodoxy   |   Gallery   |   News
News Calendar Photo Galleries About Us Resources
Close
Close
button