1/31/2024 Memorial of St. John Bosco, priest: Invitatory + Office of Readings

Daily Prayer with the Divine Office

Jan 31 2024 • 12 mins

Invitatory Antiphon: Come, let us worship Christ, chief shepherd of the flock.


First Antiphon: If anyone wishes to be first, he must become the last and the servant of all.

Psalm 21

Second Antiphon: When the prince of pastors comes again, you will receive from him an unfading crown of glory.

Psalm 92

Third Antiphon: My good and faithful servant, come and share your master's joy

Psalm 92

Verse: You will hear the word from my mouth.

Resp: You will tell others what I have said.

First Reading: 1 Pet 5:1-11

Response: The great quality of a steward is to be faithful to his duty.

Second Reading: From a letter by St. John Bosco, priest.

Response: Let the little children come to me, and do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

Presentation of the Liturgy of the Hours (Divine Office) from The Liturgy of the Hours (Four Volumes) © 1975, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. The texts of Biblical readings are reproduced from the New American Bible © 1975