Below are the readings suggested for today's Memorial. However, readings for the Memorial may also be taken from the Common of Virgins, #731-736
or the Common of Holy Men and Women: For Teachers, #737-742.
Beloved: Be serious and sober-minded so that you will be able to pray. Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining. As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's varied grace. Whoever preaches, let it be with the words of God; whoever serves, let it be with the strength that God supplies, so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
R. (see 12a and 13a) Young men and women, praise the name of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise him in the heights; Praise him, all you his angels, praise him, all you his hosts. R. Young men and women, praise the name of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. Let the kings of the earth and all peoples, the princes and all the judges of the earth, Young men, too, and maidens, old men and boys, Praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted. R. Young men and women, praise the name of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia. His majesty is above earth and heaven. He has lifted up the horn of his people. Be this his praise from all his faithful ones; from the children of Israel, the people close to him. Alleluia. R. Young men and women, praise the name of the Lord. or: R. Alleluia.
The disciples of Jesus had been discussing on the way who was the greatest. Jesus sat down, called the Twelve, and said to them, "If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all." Taking a child, he placed it in their midst, and putting his arms around him, he said to them, "Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but the One who sent me."