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Readings for August 2015

Scripture assigned for the major services (Sunday, Wednesday) during August 2015.

August 2nd – The Ninth Sunday after Trinity
2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; Psalm 51:1-13; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35

August 5th – Transfiguration of our Lord (transferred from Thursday)
Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 97; 2 Peter 1:16-19; Luke 9:28–36

August 9th – The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51

August 12th – Clare of Assisi, founder of the Minoresses (Poor Clares), 1253, (Italy) (transferred from Tuesday)
Song of Solomon 2:10-13; Psalm 63:1-8; Luke 12:32-37

August 16th – The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14; Psalm 111; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58
August 19th
Judges 9:6-15; Psalm 21:1-6; Matthew 20:1-16

August 23rd – The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
1 Kings 8:1, 6, 10-11, 22-30, 41-43; Psalm 84; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69

August 26th
1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Psalm 126; Matthew 23:27-32

August 30th – The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity
Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14, 15, 21-23

Additional festivals and commemorations in August:

  • August 5th – Oswald, king of Northumbria, martyr, 642
  • August 8th – Dominic, priest, founder of the Order of Preachers, 1221 (Spain)
  • August 10th – Laurence, deacon at Rome, martyr, 258 (Italy) –
    patron saint of Alaior
  • August 15th – The Blessed Virgin Mary; celebrated in other Christian denominations
    variously as the Assumption, or Dormition, of Mary
  • August 20th – Bernard, abbot of Clairvaux, teacher of the faith, 1153 (France)
  • August 24th – Bartholomew, the apostle
  • August 27th – Monica, mother of Augustine of Hippo, 387
  • August 28th – Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, teacher of the faith, 430
  • August 29th – Beheading of John the Baptist
  • August 31st – Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, missionary, 651
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