Blessed Mary, Mother of God

January 1, 2020 Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God  The Octave Day of Christmas, January 1 Readings for Today And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in

The Eternal Word Becomes Flesh

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today Saint Sylvester I, Pope—Optional Memorial In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the

The Prophetess Anna

Monday, December 30, 2019 Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today There was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher.  She was advanced in years,

Feast of the Holy Family

December 29, 2019 The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph – Feast Sunday in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

December 28, 2019 Holy Innocents, Martyrs—Feast Fourth Day of the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious.  He ordered the

St. John, Apostle and Evangelist

December 27, 2019 Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist—Feast Third Day of the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today Beloved: What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen

Feast of St. Stephen, First Martyr 

December 26, 2019 Saint Stephen, the First Martyr—Feast Second Day of the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today They threw him out of the city, and began to stone him.  The witnesses laid

Merry Christmas! Gloria in Excelsis Deo!

December 25, 2019 Nativity of the Lord—Solemnity Readings: At the Vigil Mass – Mass During the Night – Mass at Dawn – Mass During the Day The angel said to [the shepherds], “Do not be afraid; for behold, I

Zechariah Proclaims His Faith

December 24, 2019 Advent Weekday – Mass in the Morning Readings for Morning Mass “You, my child, shall be called prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to

Zechariah Returns to Faith

December 23, 2019 Advent Weekday Readings for Today Saint John of Kanty, Priest—Optional Memorial So they made signs, asking his father what he wished him to be called.  He asked for a tablet