First Reading Daniel 12:1-3
The prophet Daniel has a vision concerning the end of time. It introduces the belief in a resurrection of the dead and in retribution after death.

Second Reading Hebrews 10:11-14,18
Jesus’  sacrifice  on  the  Cross  is  greater  than  any  of  the sacrifices of the Old Law.

Gospel Reading Mark 13:24-32
Mark  introduces  us  to  the  notion  of  the  Second  Coming  of Christ, the time of which is only known to God.