The month of September is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows
The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of September 2023
For people living on the margins: We pray for those persons living on the margins of society, in inhumane life conditions; may they not be overlooked by institutions and never considered of lesser importance.
Feasts for September
03. TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
08. Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Feast
09. Peter Claver (USA), Memorial
10. TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
12. Most Holy Name of Mary, Opt. Mem.
13. John Chrysostom, Memorial
14. Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Feast
15. Our Lady of Sorrows, Memorial
16. Cornelius and Cyprian, Memorial
17. TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
19. Januarius, Opt. Mem.
20. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang and Companions; Ember Wednesday, Memorial
21. Matthew, Apostle, Feast
23. Pius of Pietrelcina; Ember Saturday, Memorial
24. TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
26. Cosmas and Damian, Opt. Mem.
27. Vincent de Paul, Memorial
28. Wenceslaus; Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, Opt. Mem.
29. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels, Feast
30. Jerome, Memorial
Focus of the Liturgy
The Gospels for the Sundays in September 2023 are from the Gospel of St. Matthew from Cycle A, Weekdays following Year I.
September 3rd Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Matthew 16:21-27: Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
September 10th Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Matthew 18:15-20: If your brother or sister listens to you, you have won them over.
September 17th Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Matthew 18:21-35: I say to you, forgive not seven times, but seventy-seven times.
September 24th Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Matthew 20:1-16a: Are you envious because I am generous?
The commemorations of St. Gregory the Great (September 3) and St. Robert Bellarmine and and Hildegard of Bingen (September 17) fall on a Sunday so they are superseded by the Sunday Liturgy.
extract from catholicculture.org