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

Proclaim and Rejoice!

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Advent Weekday Readings for Today O Antiphons of Advent December 17–23 “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior.”  Luke 1:46–47 There

Bringing Christ to Others

Monday, December 21, 2020 Advent Weekday Readings for Today Saint Peter Canisius, Priest and Doctor—Optional Memorial Mary set out in those days and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town

True Servants of God

December 20, 2020 Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year B) Readings for Today O Antiphons of Advent December 17–23 “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according

Faith or Doubt?

Saturday, December 19, 2020 Advent Weekday Readings for Today O Antiphons of Advent December 17–23 “I am Gabriel, who stand before God.  I was sent to speak to you and to announce to

A Mysterious Pregnancy and Apparent Scandal

Friday, December 18, 2020 Advent Weekday Readings for Today O Antiphons of Advent December 17–23 This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about. When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph,