Readings & Petitions

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Old Testament

The Old Testament reading begins the Liturgy of the Word.


New Testament

The New Testament reading follows the singing of the Responsorial Psalm.


Gospel

The Gospel reading is introduced by the Gospel Acclamation and proclaimed by the priest or deacon.


Petitions (Prayers of the Faithful)

The Petitions, also known as Prayers of the Faithful, represent our needs, placed before the Lord.