December 31, 2014

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The Gospel Today The Seventh Day int he Octave of Christmas John 1: 1- 18  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came […]

December 30, 2014

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The Gospel Today The Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas Luke 2: 36 – 40 There was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her husband after her marriage, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She […]

December 29, 2014

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The Gospel Today The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas Luke 2:22-35 When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, the parents of Jesus took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, just as it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male […]

December 28, 2014

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The Gospel Today The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Luke 2: 22-40 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 […]

December 27, 2014

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The Gospel Today Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist John 20:1, 2-8 On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we do not know where they put […]

December 26, 2014

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The Gospel Today Feast of Saint Stephen, First Martyr Matthew 10:17-22  Jesus said to his disciples: “Beware of men, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, and you will be led before governors and kings for my sake as a witness before them and the pagans. When they […]

December 25, 2014

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The Gospel Today The Nativity of the Lord Luke 2: 15-20 When the angels went away from them to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they went in haste and found […]

December 24, 2014

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The Gospel Today Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Advent Luke 1: 67 – 79 Zechariah his father, filled with the Holy Spirit, prophesied, saying: “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel; for he has come to his people and set them free. He has raised up for us a mighty Savior, born of […]

December 23, 2014

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The Gospel Today Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Advent Luke 1:57-66 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy toward her, and they rejoiced with her. When they came on the eighth day […]

December 22, 2014

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The Gospel Today Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior. for he has looked upon his lowly servant. From this day all generations will call me blessed: the Almighty has done great things for me, and holy is […]