The 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B: 1st Reading

Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron,
   “If someone has on his skin a scab or pustule or blotch
   which appears to be the sore of leprosy,
   he shall be brought to Aaron, the priest,
   or to one of the priests among his descendants.
If the man is leprous and unclean,
   the priest shall declare him unclean
   by reason of the sore on his head.

“The one who bears the sore of leprosy
   shall keep his garments rent and his head bare,
   and shall muffle his beard;
   he shall cry out, ‘Unclean, unclean!’
As long as the sore is on him he shall declare himself unclean,
   since he is in fact unclean.
He shall dwell apart, making his abode outside the camp.”