Based on Fr. Pius Parsch’s selections.
Sunday: 1 Kings 9 ~ God appears to Solomon a second time.
Monday: 1 Kings 10 ~ The Queen of Sheba visits Solomon.
Tuesday: 1 Kings 11, 1-14 ~ Solomon’s infidelity and the breaking up of the Kingdom.
Wednesday: 1 Kings 11, 26-43 The end of Solomon and the beginning of Roboam.
Thursday: 1 Kings 12 – Roboam and the division of the Kingdom.
Friday 1Kings 14 – Jeroboam becomes king of Israel; his rejection.
Saturday 1 Kings 18: The prophet Elijah, the famine, and the death of the priests of Baal.
For Saturday Evening
“When the Lord took up Elijah by a whirlwind into heaven, Elisha cried, saying: My father, thou art like as the chariots of Israel and the horsemen thereof.”
Antiphon on the Magnificat, Anglican Breviary, C530.
In the coming week, the ninth after Trinity, we will be traveling the scriptural/liturgical journey with the prophets Elijah and his disciple Elisha. The vespers antiphon for the Saturday before the ninth Sunday after Trinity introduces them to us.
Fr. Gregory Wassen