Today's Readings: OTΒ  Numbers 21:4-9; Epistle 1 Timothy 2:1-6; Holy Gospel John 16:23-30

The Introit is: Psalm 66:1-2a, 17, 19-20; antiphon: Isaiah 48:20b

COLLECT OF THE DAY: O God, the giver of all that is good, by Your holy inspiration grant that we may think those things that are right and by Your merciful guiding accomplish them; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

DAILY READINGS: May 5: Num. 3:1–16, 39–48; Luke 14:25–15:10; 6: Num. 8:5–26; Luke 15:11–32; 7: Num. 9:1–23; Luke 16:1–18; 8: Num. 10:11–36; Luke 16:19–31; 9: Num. 11:1–23, 31–35; Luke 17:1–19; 10: Num. 11:24–29; 12:1–16; Luke 17:20–37; 11: Num. 13:1–3, 17–33; Luke 18:1–17