1 Sam 1:20-22, 24-28 (Yr C): For the whole of his life, Samuel shall be lent to the Lord.
or Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 (Yr A): Whoever fears the Lord honours his parents.
Ps 83:2-3, 5-6, 9-10 (Yr C): R. How happy they who dwell in your house, O Lord.
or Ps 127:1-5 (Yr A): R. Happy are those who fear the Lord and walk in his ways.
1 Jn 3:1-2, 21-24 (Yr C): He calls you his own children, and that is what you are.
or Col 3:12-21 (Yr A): Concerning the Christian life in the world.
Lk 2:41-52: His parents found him in the temple, sitting among the learned men listening to them.
NB: The First Reading, Psalm and Second Reading from Year A may be used with the Gospel of the current liturgical year (Year C).