Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, Ipoh, Malaysia


[Ref. Daily Readings: Universalis.com; Bible Quotes: oremus Bible Browser;  Reflections (1): CatholicCulture.org; (2) OMPH Spiritual Health]

Address: 19-21 Jalan La Salle, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia; Tel: (60) 5458220

19 November Monday: 33rd Week, Ordinary Time; Lit Colour: Green.


  • 1st Reading: Rev 1:1-4, 2:1-5a; Responsorial Psalm: Ps 1:1-2, 3, 4 and 6; Gospel: Lk 18:35-43.

Make Her Known

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"Arise, soldiers of Christ, throw away the works of darkness and put on the armor of light."


-St. Cecilia (from "AZQuotes")

18 November Sunday: 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time; Lit Colour: Green.


  • 1st Reading: Dan 12:1-3,; Responsorial Psalm: Ps 15:5 and 8, 9-10, 11; 2nd Reading: Hebr 10:11-14, 18; Gospel: Mk 13:24-32;
  • World Day of the Poor.

20 November Tuesday: 33rd Week, Ordinary Time; Lit Colour: Green.


  • 1st Reading: Rev 3:1-6, 14-22; Responsorial Psalm: Ps 14:2-3ab, 3cd-4ab, 5; Gospel: Lk 19:1-10.

21 November Wednesday: 33rd Week, Ordinary Time; Lit Colour: White; Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, memorial.


  • 1st Reading: Rev 3:1-6, 14-22; Responsorial Psalm: Ps 14:2-3ab, 3cd-4ab, 5; Gospel: Lk 19:1-10.

22 November Thursday: 33rd Week, Ordinary Time; Lit Colour: Red; St. Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr; memorial.


  • 1st Reading: Rev 3:1-6, 14-22; Responsorial Psalm: Ps 14:2-3ab, 3cd-4ab, 5; Gospel: Lk 19:1-10.

"Mary’s first presentation to God was an offering most acceptable in His sight. Let our consecration of ourselves to God be made under her patronage, and assisted by her powerful intercession and the union of her merits"


-Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (from "Catholic Saint of the Day")

Mass Readings

ORDINARY TIME: After the feast of Pentecost which fell on May 20, the Church’s liturgical calendar changed from the Season of Easter to Ordinary Time. Many people might have missed this fact because the liturgical colour for Ordinary Time – green – is not used on the first two Sundays of this phase of the season. The Easter colour of white is continued because two solemnities – Holy Trinity and The Body and Blood of Christ – are celebrated on the Sundays following Pentecost.
The name “Ordinary Time” for that part of the church year outside the seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter is perhaps rather an unfortunate term. The word “ordinary” commonly means something that is unexceptional or uninteresting. However, the word “ordinary” as used in “Ordinary Time” means that the Sundays after the seasons of Christmas and Easter are counted in order, using ordinal numbers.
It is best to think of Ordinary Time as one of the liturgical seasons – the longest season of the church year. Its liturgical colour of green points to our Christian hope and life, entering into the mystery of Christ in all its fullness.

Ordinary Time enables us to devote ourselves to exploring the mystery of Christ in all its aspects and to celebrate the presence of God in the ordinary patterns of human life.


(Ref. "Liturgy Brisbane")