First Reading.

Exodus 3:1-8. 13-15

In a mysterious and wonderful way Moses becomes aware of God’s repsence at that he has been chosen for a special mission by God.


Second Reading.

1 Corinthians 10: 1-6. 10-12

Under the leadership of Moses, the people of Israel passed from slavery to freedom in the Exodus.  Paul sees the passage through the sea of reeds as prefiguring baptism and God’s gift of manna in the desert as prefiguring the Eucharist.



Luke 13: 1-9

Jesus urges repentance and uses a parable to illustrate the loving mercy of God.