SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — Year C

First Reading: Isaiah 62:1-5

A reading from the book of the prophet Isaiah.

About Zion I will not be silent,

about Jerusalem I will not grow weary,
until her integrity shines out like the dawn

and her salvation flames like a torch.

The nations then will see your integrity,
and all rulers your glory,

And you will be called by a new name,

one which the mouth of Yahweh will confer.

You are to be a crown of splendor in the hand of Yahweh,
a royal diadem in the hand of your God;

No longer shall they call you “Forsaken,”

or your land “Desolate,”

But you shall be called “My Delight,”
and your land “Espoused.”

For Yahweh takes delight in you

and your land will have its wedding.

As the young marry in innocence,

so shall the One who built you marry you;
And as the newly wedded rejoice in each other,
So shall your God rejoice in you.

The Word of God recorded in the book of the prophet Isaiah.

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — Year C

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96

R: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.

Sing to Our God a new song!

Sing to Our God, all the earth!

Sing to Our God,

bless God’s Name.

R: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.

Proclaim God’s salvation day after day,

tell of God’s glory among the nations.

Tell God’s marvels to every people.

R: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.

Pay tribute to Our God, families of the peoples,

Tribute to the God of glory and power.

Bring out the offering, bear it before God.

R: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.

Worship Our God in the sacred courts,

tremble before Our God all the earth!

Say among the nations, “The Most High is our Rock!”

Our God will judge each nation with strict justice.

R: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.