TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — Year B

First Reading: Proverbs 9:1-6

A reading from the book of Proverbs.

Wisdom has built Herself a house,
She has set up her seven pillars;
She has prepared Her food, poured Her wine,
and set Her table.
She has sent out Her helpers;
She calls from the heights out over the city:
“Let whoever is naive turn in here!
To you who lack understanding, I say,
come, eat My food
and drink the wine I have mixed!
Forsake your folly and live;
walk in the way of understanding.”

The Word of God recorded in the book of Proverbs.

TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — Year B

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 34

R: O taste and see that Our God is good!

I will bless Our God at all times,

         praise will continually be in my mouth.

My soul will rejoice in God,

let the humble hear it and be glad!

R: O taste and see that Our God is good!

Revere the Most High, you saints,

for there is nothing lacking to those who fear God.

The lions may grow weak and hungry,

but those who seek Our God will lack nothing good.

R: O taste and see that Our God is good!

Come, daughters and sons, listen to me,

I will teach you reverence for Our God.

Which of you wants to live to the full,

loves long life and enjoys prosperity?

R: O taste and see that Our God is good!

Keep your tongue from evil

and your lips from speaking deceit.

Turn away from evil and practice good,

seek peace and follow after it.

R: O taste and see that Our God is good!