United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

General Mission 

The Gospel of Christ and the teachings of his Church guide the work of the USCCB. The work of the Conference is rooted in three general mission goals and organized into three key areas of responsibility.

  • To act collaboratively and consistently on vital issues confronting the Church and society
  • To foster communion with the Church in other nations, within the Church universal, under the leadership of its supreme pastor, the Roman Pontiff
  • To offer appropriate assistance to each bishop in fulfilling his particular ministry in the local Church
Daily Readings

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  • Memorial of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr August 14, 2020
    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr Reading 1 EZ 16:1-15, 60, 63 The word of the LORD came to me:  Son of man, make known to Jerusalem her abominations. Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem: By origin and birth you are of the land of Canaan; your father […]
  • Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 13, 2020
    Reading 1 EZ 12:1-12 The word of the LORD came to me:  Son of man, you live in the midst of a rebellious house; they have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious house. Now, son of man, during the day while […]
  • Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 12, 2020
    Reading 1 EZ 9:1-7; 10:18-22 The LORD cried loud for me to hear: Come, you scourges of the city! With that I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate which faces the north, each with a destroying weapon in his hand. In their midst was a man dressed in linen, with […]
  • Memorial of Saint Clare, Virgin August 11, 2020
    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Clare, virgin Reading 1 EZ 2:8—3:4 The Lord GOD said to me: As for you, son of man, obey me when I speak to you: be not rebellious like this house of rebellion, but open your mouth and eat what I shall give you. It was then I saw […]
  • Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr August 10, 2020
    Reading 1 2 COR 9:6-10 Brothers and sisters: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all things, […]
  • Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time August 9, 2020
    Reading 1 1 KGS 19:9A, 11-13A At the mountain of God, Horeb,Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter. Then the LORD said to him,“Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD;the LORD will be passing by.” A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountainsand crushing rocks before the LORD—but the LORD was […]
  • Memorial of Saint Dominic, Priest August 8, 2020
    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Dominic, priest Reading 1 HAB 1:12—2:4 Are you not from eternity, O LORD, my holy God, immortal? O LORD, you have marked him for judgment, O Rock, you have readied him punishment! Too pure are your eyes to look upon evil, and the sight of misery you cannot endure. […]
  • Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time August 7, 2020
    Reading 1 NA 2:1, 3; 3:1-3, 6-7 See, upon the mountains there advances the bearer of good news,  announcing peace! Celebrate your feasts, O Judah, fulfill your vows! For nevermore shall you be invaded by the scoundrel; he is completely destroyed. The LORD will restore the vine of Jacob, the pride of Israel, Though ravagers […]
  • Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord August 6, 2020
    Reading 1 DN 7:9-10, 13-14 As I watched: Thrones were set up and the Ancient One took his throne. His clothing was bright as snow, and the hair on his head as white as wool; his throne was flames of fire, with wheels of burning fire. A surging stream of fire flowed out from where […]

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