The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

 Sunday, June 27, 2021 

The First Reading 

Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-15; 2:23-24 

God did not make death, And he does not delight in the death of the living. For he created all things so that they might exist; the generative forces of the world are wholesome, and there is no destructive poison in them, and the dominion of Hades is not on earth. For righteousness is immortal. 

God created us for incorruption, and made us in the image of his own eternity, but through the devil’s envy death entered the world, and those who belong to his company experience it. 

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