Today's 1st lesson continues the series of important readings from Genesis, in this case the reunion of Joseph and his brothers in Egypt.
The second lesson continues Paul's Epistle to the Romans.
Our Gospel reading offers Jesus' teachings about both defilement under the Jewish Purity Code (Leviticus) and faith leading to healing.
Readings for Proper 15, Track I, Year A:
Romans 11:1-22a, 2*-32
Matthew 15:(10-20), 21-28