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Seeking the Lord out

Friday, January 05, 2018 1st Reading: 1 Jn 3:11-21 Gospel Reading: Jn 1:43-51 Jesus decided to set off for Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” Philip was from Bethsaida, the town of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found the one that Moses wrote about […]

A name with a mission

Thursday, January 4, 2018 First Reading: 1 Jn 3:7-10 Gospel Reading: Jn 1:35-42 John was standing in Bethabara beyond the Jordan with two of his disciples. As Jesus walked by John looked at him and said, “There is the Lamb of God.” On hearing this, the two disciples followed Jesus. He turned and saw them […]

The Lamb of God

January 3, 2018 Wednesday before Epiphany 1st Reading: 1 Jn 2:29-3:6 Gospel: Jn 1:29-34 When John saw Jesus coming towards him, he said, “There is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. It is he of whom I said: A man comes after me who is already ahead of me, […]

Announcing God to the world

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Reading: 1 Jn 2:22–28 Gospel: Jn 1:19–28 This was the testimony of John when the Jews sent priests and Levites to ask him, “Who are you?” John recognized the truth and did not deny it. He said, “I am not the Messiah.”And they asked him, “Then who are you? Elijah?” He […]

Holy Family

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Holy Family 1st Reading: Gen 15:1-6;21:1-3 2nd Reading: Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 Gospel: Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22,39-40 When the day came for the purification according to the law of Moses, they brought the baby up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, as it is written in the law of […]

Anna’s prophecy

Saturday, December 30, 2017 5th Day After Christmas 1st Reading: 1 Jn 2:12-17 Gospel: Lk 2:36-40 There was also a prophetess named Anna, daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. After leaving her father’s home, she had been seven years with her husband, and since then she had been continually about the Temple, serving […]

The privilege of Simeon

December 29, 2017 Friday, Christmas Weekday 1ST Reading: 1 John 2:3-11. Gospel: Luke 2:22-35 When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, they took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord,just as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every male that opens the […]

Feast of the Holy Innocents

Thursday, December 28, 2017 Holy Innocents, Martyrs 1st Reading: 1 Jn 1:5—2:2 Gospel: Matthew 2:13-18 After the wise men had left, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you for Herod […]

Maturity in Faith

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 John, Apostle and Evangelist 1st Reading: 1 Jn 1:1-4 Gospel: John 20:1, 2-8 On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala ran to Peter and the other disciple whom Jesus loved. And she said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb and we don’t know […]

Stephen, the first martyr

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Stephen, First Martyr 1st Reading: Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59 Gospel: Mt 10:17-22 Jesus said to his disciples, “Be on your guard with respect to people, for they will hand you over to their courts and they will flog you in their synagogues. You will be brought to trial before rulers and kings […]

Consent to God’s plan

Sunday, December 24, 2017 4th Sunday of Advent 1st Reading: 2nd Samuel 7:1-5,8-12,14,16 2nd Reading: Romans 16:25-27 Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 The angel came to her and said, “Rejoice, full of grace, the Lord is with you.” Mary was troubled at these words, wondering what this greeting could mean. But the angel said, “Do not fear, […]

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