The Mother of Jesus is the Mother of God 

Friday, January 1, 2021 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Octave Day of Christmas, January 1 Readings for Today And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart.  Luke

Light Dispels Darkness

Thursday, December 31, 2020 Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today Saint Sylvester I, Pope—Optional Memorial What came to be through him was life, and this life was the light

A Unique and Sacred Calling

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today There was a prophetess, Anna…She never left the temple, but worshiped night and day with fasting and prayer.  And

Wonder and Awe

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr—Optional Memorial The child’s father and mother were amazed at what was said about

Courage in the Face of Evil

Monday, December 28, 2020 Holy Innocents, Martyrs—Feast Fourth Day of the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a

The Family as a Communion of Love

Sunday, December 27, 2020 The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph—Feast Sunday in the Octave of Christmas Readings for Today Watch video When they had fulfilled all the prescriptions of the law

Feast of St. Stephen, First Martyr 

Saturday, December 26, 2020 Saint Stephen, the First Martyr—Feast Second Day of the Octave of Christmas, December 26 Readings for Today click for video They threw him out of the city, and began

Pondering the Birth of Christ

Friday, December 25, 2020 The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Readings: At the Vigil Mass – Mass During the Night – Mass at Dawn – Mass During the Day So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph,

Transformation by the Holy Spirit

Thursday, December 24, 2020 Advent Weekday – Mass in the Morning Readings for Morning Mass O Antiphons of Advent December 17–23 Zechariah his father, filled with the Holy Spirit, prophesied, saying: “Blessed be

Zechariah’s Victory

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Advent Weekday Readings for Today Saint John of Kanty, Priest—Optional Memorial Immediately his mouth was opened, his tongue freed, and he spoke blessing God.  Luke 1:64 This line reveals