Lector 1 carries the Book of Gospels in the Entrance Procession, Proclaims the first Reading, and the Responsorial Psalm when required.
Lector 2 reads the introductory announcments, Proclaims the Second Reading, and the Petitions unless one of our deacons is assisting in the celebration of the Mass.
Please arrange for your own replacements as necessary, and if you make any changes inform the Parish Center at 818.949.4300 or by email.
These links provide notes and background information to assist lectors in their preparations to understand and proclaim the Scriptures to the assembly
For each day's first and second readings (and occasionally for the gospel), the Notes give historical and theological background, plus suggestions on oral interpretation.
biblical pronunciation guide. See the phonetic spelling and hear it.
The New American Bible, complete with footnotes, is available on the USCCB web site.
John Foley, S. J., Ron Rolheiser, OMI, Larry Gillick, S. J, Gerald Darring, Joyce Ann Zimmerman, ed., John Kavanaugh, S. J. are among the contributors for historical cultural context, the early church, study background, spirituality on the Sunday readings