Calendar and readings for Sundays and Holy Days — Year B — 2021-22 (Mark)

St Mark the Evangelist

To learn about the lectionary and how the readings are organised, please go to the introduction.

You can see all the sermons for Year B here.


ADVENT

First Sunday of Advent — 29 Nov 20: Isaiah 64.1-9; Psalm 80.1-7, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 1.1-9; Mark 13.24-37.

Second Sunday of Advent — 6 Dec 20: Isaiah 40.1-11; Psalm 85.1-2, 8-13; 2 Peter 3.8-15a; Mark 1.1-8.

Third Sunday of Advent — 13 Dec 20: Isaiah 61.1-4,8-11; Psalm 126 [or] Song of Mary (APBA, p. 31); 1 Thessalonians 5.12-28; John 1.6-8, 19-28.

Fourth Sunday of Advent — 20 Dec 20: 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16; Psalm 89.1-4, 19-27; Romans 16.25-27; Luke 1.26-38.

CHRISTMAS

Christmas Eve — Thursday 24 Dec 20: Isaiah 9.2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2.11-14; Luke 2.1-14 (15-20).

Christmas Day — Friday 25 Dec 20: Isaiah 52.7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1.1-4(5-12); John 1.1-14.

First Sunday after Christmas — 27 Dec 20: Isaiah 61.10-62.3; Psalm 148; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:22-40.

EPIPHANY

The Epiphany of Our Lord — 3 Jan 21: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12.

Baptism of the Lord (First Sunday after the Epiphany) — 10 Jan 21: Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 29; Acts 19:1-7; Mark 1:4-11.

Second Sunday after the Epiphany — 17 Jan 21: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20); Psalm 139:1-5, 13-18; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51.

Third Sunday after the Epiphany — 24 Jan 21: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:5-12; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20.

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany — 31 Jan 21: Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 111; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1.21-28.

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas) — Tuesday 2 Feb 21: Malachi 3.1-4; Psalm 24 [or] Psalm 84; Hebrews 2.14-18; Luke 2.22-40.

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany — 7 Feb 21: Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39.

Last Sunday after the Epiphany / Transfiguration — 14 Feb 21: 2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9.

LENT

Ash Wednesday — 17 Feb 21: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or; Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6 (7-15) 16-21.

First Sunday in Lent — 21 Feb 21: Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15.

Second Sunday in Lent — 28 Feb 21: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Psalm 22:24-32; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38 [or] Mark 9:2-9.

Third Sunday in Lent — 7 Mar 21: Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22.

Fourth Sunday in Lent — 14 Mar 21: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21.

Fifth Sunday in Lent — 21 Mar 21: Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 119:9-16; Hebrews 5:5-14; John 12:20-33.

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion — 28 Mar 21: Liturgy of the Palms; Mark 11:1-11 [or] John 12:12-16; Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Liturgy of the Passion; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 14:1-15:27 [or] Mark 15:1-39 (40-47).

Maundy Thursday — 1 Apr 21: Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14; Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17, 31b-35.

Good Friday — 2 Apr 21: Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 [or] Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42.

EASTER

Easter Day — 4 Apr 21: Acts 10:34-43 [or] Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 [or] Hymn to the Risen Christ (APBA p.327); 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 [or] Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18 [or] Mark 16:1-8.

Second Sunday of Easter — 11 Apr 21: Acts 4:32-35; Psalm 133; 1 John 1:1-2:2; John 20:19-31.

Third Sunday of Easter — 18 Apr 21: Acts 3:12-20; Psalm 4; 1 John 2:15-17, 3:1-16; Luke 24:36b-48.

Fourth Sunday of Easter — 25 Apr 21: Acts 4.5-12; Psalm 23; 1 John 3.16-24; John 10.11-18.

St Philip & St James — 2 May 21: Isaiah 30:18-21; Psalm 19:1-6; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8; John 14:6-14.

Sixth Sunday of Easter — 9 May 21: Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-12; John 15:9-17 [or] John 16:16-24.

Ascension of the Lord — Thursday 13 May 21: Acts 1.1-11; Psalm 93; Ephesians 1.15-23; Mark 16:15-20.

Seventh Sunday of Easter — 16 May 21: Acts 1.15-17,21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5.9-13; John 17.6-19.

PENTECOST

Day of Pentecost — 23 May 21: Acts 2:1-21 [or] Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 104:26-36; Romans 8:22-27 [or] Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15.

Trinity Sunday — 30 May 21: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17.

Thanksgiving for the Holy Communion (Corpus Christi) — Thursday 3 Jun 21: Exodus 24.3-8; Psalm 116; 1 Corinthians 10.14-21; Mark 14.12-16, 22-26.

Second Sunday after Pentecost — 6 Jun 21: 1 Samuel 8:4-20; 11:14-15; Psalm 138 [or] ; Genesis 3:8-15 and Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4:13 - 5:1 (2-5); Mark 3:20-35.

Third Sunday after Pentecost — 13 Jun 21: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 and Psalm 20 or; Ezekiel 17:22-24 and Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 (11-13) 14-17; Mark 4:26-34.

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost — 20 Jun 21: 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 and Psalm 9:9-20 or; 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 10-16 and Psalm 133 or; Job 38:1-11 and Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41.

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost — 27 Jun 21: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 and Psalm 130 or; Lamentations 3:22-33 and Psalm 30; 2 Corinthians 8:(1-6) 7-15; Mark 5:21-43.

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost — 4 Jul 21: 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 and Psalm 48 or; Ezekiel 2:1-5 and Psalm 123; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13.

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost — 11 Jul 21: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 and Psalm 24 or; Amos 7:7-15 and Psalm 85:8-13; Ephesians 1:1-14; Mark 6:14-29.

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost — 18 Jul 21: 2 Samuel 7:1-14a and Psalm 89:21-38 or; Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Psalm 23; Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 6:30-34, 53-56.

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost — 25 Jul 21: 2 Samuel 11:1-15 and Psalm 14 or; 2 Kings 4:42-44 and Psalm 145:10-18; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 6:1-21.

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost — 1 Aug 21: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a and Psalm 51:1-12 or; Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15 and Psalm 78:22-28; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35.

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost — 8 Aug 21: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 14, 31-33 and Psalm 130 or; 1 Kings 19:4-8 and Psalm 34:1-8; Ephesians 4:(17-24) 25 - 5:2; John 6:35, 41-51.

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost — 15 Aug 21: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 and Psalm 111 or; Proverbs 9:1-6 and Psalm 34:9-14; Ephesians 5:11-21 (22-31); John 6:51-58.

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost — 22 Aug 21: 1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43 and Psalm 84 or; Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 and Psalm 34:15-22; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69.

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost — 29 Aug 21: Song of Solomon 2:8-13 and Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9 or; Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 and Psalm 15; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-23.

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost — 5 Sep 21: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 and Psalm 125 or; Isaiah 35:4-7a and Psalm 146; James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17; Mark 7:24-37.

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost — 12 Sep 21: Proverbs 1:20-33 and Psalm 19 or; Isaiah 50:4-9a and Psalm 116:1-9; James 2:18-26; Mark 8:27-38.

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost — 19 Sep 21: Proverbs 31:10-31 and Psalm 1 or; Jeremiah 11:18-20 and Psalm 54; James 3:1-12; Mark 9:30-37.

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost — 26 Sep 21: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 and Psalm 124 or; Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 and Psalm 19:7-14; James 5:12-20; Mark 9:38-50.

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost — 3 Oct 21: Job 1:1; 2:1-10 and Psalm 26 or; Genesis 2:18-24 and Psalm 8; Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16.

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost — 10 Oct 21: Job 23:1-9, 16-17 and Psalm 22:1-15 or; Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 and Psalm 90:12-17; Hebrews 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31.

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost — 17 Oct 21: Job 38:1-7 (34-41) and Psalm 104:1-10, 26 or; Isaiah 53:4-12 and Psalm 91:9-16; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45.

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost — 24 Oct 21: Job 42:1-6, 10-17 and Psalm 34:1-8(19-22) or; Jeremiah 31:7-9 and Psalm 126; Hebrews 7:21-28; Mark 10:46-52.

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost — 31 Oct 21: Ruth 1.1-18; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 12:13-17,28-34.

All Saints — 7  Nov 21: Isaiah 25.1-9;; Psalm 24; Revelation 21.1-6a; John 11.32-44.

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost — 14 Nov 21: 1 Samuel 1:4-20 and Song of Hannah (APBA, p. 429) [or] Daniel 12:1-3 and Psalm 16; Hebrews 10:11-14, (15-18), 19-25; Mark 13:1-11.

Christ the King — 21 Nov 21: 2 Samuel 23:1-7 and Psalm 132:1-12 (13-18) or; Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 and Psalm 93; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37.


Source: A Prayer Book for Australia and the Revised Common Lectionary.